i2c’s latest partnerships bring innovation to payments

US fintech i2c has partnered with Connect Financial, Miq, Platsk and Viva Equity to democratize and bring innovation to the digital financial ecosystem.

Use cases across the collaborations enable crypto wallets, cooperative mutual funds, card-based access to underbanked segments, and various integrated financial services. By leveraging i2c’s highly configurable platform, each use case addresses key opportunities within niche or underserved communities and achieves faster innovation cycles by removing traditional barriers to development and entering market.

How each partnership works

Connect Financial bridges the gap between DeFi and traditional finance by enabling people to securely spend, grow, transact, and store their fiat and digital assets. The company is launching a crypto credit card for its end users, using i2c’s APIs, live agent support, rewards, managed fraud and program management services.

Miq enables co-ops to pool funds, invest, and create credit online through regulatory oversight and transparent payment and membership management tools. Miq users can access money within their social circles, while building up credit through regular payments, and use the Miq Visa card to make daily purchases free of charge. i2c will support the company’s prepaid program with rewards, fraud management, as well as virtual and physical card issuance.

Plastk is Canada’s first and only secure credit card with premium rewards and credit information, working to help Canadians achieve financial freedom. i2c will support the company’s secure credit product, issuing virtual and physical cards, as well as mobile payment functionality, as well as fraud and program management in Canada and the United States.

Viva Equity is a fintech company that invests in digital products and integrated financial solutions for underserved communities. The company’s latest Fan launch introduces a debit program for college athletes, providing students with a way to earn a NIL-compliant monthly income through donations from alumni and supporters across the United States. i2c will support the company’s secure credit and debit products, as well as their fraud management, mobile payment, rewards, and customer service solutions.

What does i2c do?

i2c powers a wide range of payment product solutions, from debit and prepaid cards to loans (consumer and commercial credit, as well as BNPL and LOC), providing access to all major network partners (American Express, Discover , Mastercard, Visa and Union Pay). In addition, the company provides its partners with value-added banking and payment services such as fraud prevention, contact center, dispute management, as well as white-labeled web and mobile applications.

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