The UK is home to Monitise’s headquarters and a number of customer relationships across mobile banking, payments and commerce.
In the banking space, Monitise has relationships in place with RBS/NatWest, Santander, HSBC, The Co-operative Banking Group and Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks.
Monitise made the UK acquisition of Grapple Mobile in September 2013 which saw the company become part of Monitise Create. Monitise Create counts Samsung, Procter & Gamble, Premier Inn, Sky and B&Q among its customer base.
Monitise has a strategic partnership agreement with Visa Europe to develop mobile technology services for its 3,000+ member banks. It is working with Telefónica Digital to provide mobile commerce services across Europe and globally.
From Europe, Monitise has formed global alliances with partners such as IBM and Santander.
Monitise acquired US mobile banking and payments expert Clairmail in 2012, expanding the size of the team in this region, where almost half of its registered customers are based. Monitise is trusted by more than one third of the top 50 North American banks – including U.S. Bank, Webster Bank and American Savings Bank to power their mobile banking offerings with services also being deployed in both Canada and Latin America.
Also in the Americas, Monitise custom-develops mobile services for businesses including Visa Inc., and FIS, the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies.
For more information visit http://www.monitise.com/americas/.
Middle East and AfricaMonitise’s presence in MEA is led from Istanbul, where the acquisition of Turkish Mobile Money innovator Pozitron Yazilim A.S. took place in February 2014.
Delivering mobile banking, payments and commerce solutions to more than 30 leading businesses in Turkey, the Middle East and beyond, Monitise’s clients in the region include Türkiye İş Bankası, the largest bank in Turkey, eBay, Turkish Airlines and BKM, the country’s national payments switch.
Monitise launched its presence in Asia Pacific in April 2010 and is building momentum in this fast-growing region.
Monitise Asia Pacific started as a 50/50 joint venture with First Eastern, a leading Hong Kong-based investment group chaired by Victor Chu that is a pioneer in the field of direct investments in China and across Asia. Monitise took full ownership of the joint venture in October 2013. Monitise partnered with JETCO, the provider of payments services to the majority of banks in Hong Kong and PCCW mobile, and launched its first Chinese language services in 2013.
In July 2011, Monitise Asia Pacific entered a joint venture with a subsidiary of Astra, the largest conglomerate in Indonesia. Live services became available in the market in February 2013, with the launch of BBM Money. Monitise took full ownership of the joint venture in June 2014.