Mobile Banking Crossroads
Investing In Next Generation Mobile Platforms To Support Changing Business Models
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Monitise maintains strategic alliances with organizations that complement our goal of delivering premier mobile banking, payment and commerce solutions. Our partners include organizations from the financial services industry, systems integrators, ISPs, device manufacturers and others:
IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits. Innovation is at the core of IBM's strategy. The company develops and sells software and systems hardware and a broad range of infrastructure, cloud and consulting services.
"Our collaboration with Monitise will enable us to not only to help Visa and its member banks offer new mobile services but also transform the way that mobile commerce itself is done around the globe. By deploying Smarter Commerce at Visa, we will accelerate the power of mobile commerce in new and innovative ways by bringing financial institutions, retailers and customers closer together than ever before."Craig Hayman
MasterCard and Monitise are working on the joint development and deployment of new digital payments services. These include cross-border mobile remittance capabilities, mobile transfer solutions and cloud-based payments services for businesses globally such as financial institutions, merchants, digital service providers and public sector organizations.
Visa and Monitise have been working together since 2009, when the companies entered a global strategic alliance. The agreement enables Visa to mobilize its 1.9 billon account holders in the US and other key geographies, as well as to create new mobile solutions that replicate the ease, reliability and security of traditional Visa payments via customized mobile applications and through the mobile web.
"Working in collaboration with Monitise, Visa has made a significant enhancement to its issuer processing platform, Visa DPS, to offer mobile services that are fully managed by Visa and can be accessed with any mobile device, any mobile channel, and with any eligible debit, credit or prepaid account. The services offered by Visa DPS are a one-stop solution for Visa clients who want to serve their customers through the mobile channel without making significant investments in hardware, software or mobile expertise."John Partridge
Monitise's presence in North America was established in 2007, following a joint venture between Monitise and FIS, one of the world's largest global providers dedicated to banking and payments technologies. In October 2011, Monitise bought out FIS's 51% stake in the joint venture, with FIS taking a 3.3% equity stake in Monitise.
In December 2011, Monitise signed a five-year strategic partnership agreement with FIS to create innovative mobile money services for existing and new clients.
WAUSAU is a premier provider of payment and remittance processing solutions, serving businesses of all types to develop strategies that move money faster. With its products, services and consulting, WAUSAU works with customers to speed check processing, electronic presentment, ACH payments, transaction processing, distributed capture and enterprise content management. WAUSAU's innovative solutions provide results for a wide range of organizations, including financial institutions, insurance companies, utilities, retail businesses and governmental agencies.
WAUSAU is integrating the Monitise solution's technology with its remittance processing managed service to empower its customers to include payments via mobile phones as part of their lockbox offering to their clients.
"The Monitise solution is the most innovative yet simple and user-friendly solution in mobile payments. By leveraging the Monitise solution, WAUSAU is further enhancing value for our customers by offering an easily-integrated mobile solution to our industry-leading suite of remittance products."Kathy Strasser
Mitek Systems (OTC: MITK.OB) is an innovator of advanced image analytics and mobile document capture applications for camera phones. For over twenty years, the company has developed the most comprehensive suite of intelligent character recognition software used to test, clean, authenticate and extract data from imaged checks, documents and objects, and its software is used to process more than ten billion transactions per year.
Mitek's Mobile Deposit supports the payments industry standards for Remote Deposit Capture (RDC), and extends mobile deposit capabilities to millions of consumers who use cell phones equipped with a camera. The Monitise solution will integrate Mitek's Mobile Deposit application into its mobile banking and payments platform.
"Mobile Deposit is rapidly becoming a crucial part of any mobile banking offering. By integrating Mobile Deposit, the Monitise solution will enable customers to deposit checks from anywhere and adds new convenience and value to the Monitise solution's rich mobile banking offering."James DeBello
Telefónica Digital is a global business division of Telefónica. Its mission is to seize the opportunities within the digital world and deliver new growth for Telefónica through research & development, venture capital, global partnerships and digital services such as cloud computing, mobile advertising, M2M, eHealth and Security. It is also driving innovation in over the top communications under a new umbrella brand called TU and in Big Data through Telefónica Dynamic Insights.
Monitise is the preferred Mobile Money technology partner for Telefónica Digital to develop and manage new and existing mobile payment and commerce services for its customers.
"Monitise shares our vision of delivering simple, convenient and secure mobile payments and commerce services to consumers. They have established themselves as a true leader in the m-commerce ecosystem and are the ideal partner to help us take our capabilities in this area to the next level, continuing to bring high quality services to our customers."Matthew Key
CSCU is the credit union industry's advocate, partner and leader in total payment solutions. Created by and for credit unions, we are driven by the same principles that guide the industry. We work exclusively with credit unions to provide a customized, holistic offering that maximizes value for both credit unions and their members. CSCU's services and offerings are focused on driving the growth and success of our more than 2,600 member credit unions.
Its partnership with Monitise will enable CSCU to offer Monitise's premier mobile banking solution to its suite of products for its member credit unions, adding more value to its member cardholder experience.
"The Monitise solution will empower our credit unions to benefit from high levels of engagement in order to maintain member loyalty, acquire new members, grow revenue and combat the growing threat of disintermediation."Robert Hackney
VocaLink is an international payments partner to banks, their corporate customers and government departments. They design and deliver smarter domestic and international automated payments systems, and smarter ATM switching solutions. VocaLink's switching platform connects over 60,000 ATMs, while its payments platform processes over 500 million payments every month.
By leveraging the Monitise solution, VocaLink will further expand on its strategy of enabling financial services institutions to implement and benefit from end-to-end, inter-bank, real-time payments solutions. Organizations in the banking sector can now integrate the sophisticated Monitise mobile payments solution with VocaLink's Immediate Payments solution and Multi Channel Gateway product.
"As smartphone sales continue to soar and consumer demand for mobile banking increases, financial services organizations can no longer ignore the huge potential of the mobile channel when it comes to delivering a successful consumer payments strategy. Our partnership with the Monitise solution will enable banks to effectively deliver innovative banking solutions, benefiting from a truly end-to-end solution."Marc Terry
Blackhawk is a leading prepaid payment network utilizing proprietary technology to offer a broad range of gift cards, other prepaid products and payment services in the United States and 18 other countries.
Blackhawk's extensive network will integrate into Monitise's mobile banking ecosystem, making it easier for consumers to purchase Blackhawk gift cards from popular retail brands via mobile. The partnership provides customers with access to gift cards on the go, making these purchases convenient, building loyalty with their preferred financial institutions, and opening the door to more innovative mobile offerings.
"We believe that consumer demand for gift cards is increasing around the world and with it the expectation that access to mobile offerings will allow consumers to make purchases whenever they want. By working with Monitise, we are helping its bank partners bring great retail brands and consumers together with new revenue opportunities and marketing applications. We are also excited about the overlap between certain of Blackhawk's global content and Monitise's international footprint and aspirations."Tim Attinger
The RSA Secured Partner Program is one of the largest and longest-running technology alliance programs of its type, bringing over 1,000 complementary solutions across more than 300 organizations together. The RSA Secured Partner Program reflects RSA's commitment to driving inventive collaboration across the industry and support standards-based interoperability with its information-centric security solutions to help protect information, identities and infrastructures.
Monitise joined the RSA Secured® Partner Program for interoperability between the Monitise solution and RSA® Adaptive Authentication from RSA, the Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC). Monitise's financial institution customers will now have the option of securing their mobile web and Smart Client deployments with the same risk-based authentication platform currently used by over 8,000 organizations in the healthcare, financial services, government, insurance, automotive, real estate, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical industries to protect more than a quarter of a billion users worldwide. UMB Bank will be the latest to go live with the enhanced security solution.
"Through our inventive collaboration with the Monitise solution, we can support the needs of mutual customers by providing enhanced and convenient risk-based authentication technology that is designed to help consumers securely access their bank accounts on mobile phones. Through the integration, the Monitise solution can add an additional level of security that reduces complexity and increases confidence within evolving business environments."Ted Kamionek
CGI Group is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. With approximately 72,000 members located in offices and global delivery centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, CGI offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions.
CGI and Monitise have joined forces to offer reliable and proven Mobile Money solutions to banking and payments companies using Monitise's best-of-breed technology platform. The alliance between the two companies combines Logica's (now part of CGI) established IT and consulting services, payments expertise and local market knowledge in Europe with Monitise's bank-grade Mobile Money capabilities.
"Whilst many financial services companies have already launched initial mobile services, our aim is to help them create solutions which consumers will use time and time again. Our alliance with Monitise allows us to offer financial institutions in Europe the latest proven Mobile Money services in this extremely competitive market."Lode Snykers
A global leader in wireless innovation, BlackBerry revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of its millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences.
BlackBerry, PermataBank and Monitise partnered to launch BBM Money in Indonesia. With BBM Money, customers have the ability to create and access a mobile money account from their BlackBerry smartphone and make real-time payments to their BBM contacts who are also signed up to the service. They can also buy mobile airtime credit and transfer money to bank accounts.
"With BBM Money, BlackBerry customers can enjoy an easy, convenient and secure mobile money transaction anytime and anywhere. We are committed to work with partners to bring services to BlackBerry customers in Indonesia that can enrich their mobile lifestyle."Maspiyono Handoyo
mBlox is the world's largest mobile transaction network. Specializing in the commercial and technical complexities of mobile message transmission, mBlox is in the business of connecting companies with customers. In simple terms, mBlox is the intermediary between businesses and the mobile operators managing the delivery and billing of mobile content and services.
The Monitise solution is partnering with mBlox to deliver comprehensive and reliable SMS transport and financial settlement services.
"The Monitise solution is a strong partner for mBlox, with a clear focus on the mobile channel and the expertise to succeed with the mega-banks and the many innovative financial institutions in the industry."Brian Johnson
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