SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Usio, Inc. (Nasdaq: USIO), a leading provider of FinTech integrated payment solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Voyager Digital (TSX: VOYG ; OTCQX: VYGVF; FRA: UCD2), under an exclusive three-year agreement, to be the program manager and processor of their new debit card, the first USD coin-based debit card ( “USDC”) which pays out up to 9% annual rewards.
Louis Hoch, President and CEO of Usio, said: “I am delighted to report the continued growth of our relationship with Voyager Digital, supporting the debit card needs of their 2.7 million registered users. We are proud to have developed the technology that allows Voyager to base its debit card on USDC, a stable coin priced at 1 to 1 against the US dollar, while providing its customers with a predictable and rewarding way. to easily hold and spend crypto. as offering members of the Voyager loyalty program even greater rewards.
Steve Ehrlich, CEO and Co-Founder of Voyager, said: “Usio is a valued partner who continues to provide us with innovative solutions to our growing electronic payment technology needs. The Voyager Debit Card offers cardholders a rewarding way to hold crypto and make it instantly available for daily purchases with the convenience of a debit card around the world. Usio has answered the call with an elegant solution to this complex challenge. We look forward to developing our mutually beneficial relationship.
Under the deal, Usio will support the new Voyager debit card which will allow cardholders to spend cryptocurrency at the point of sale or earn cryptocurrency rewards through debit card spending. Using Usio’s flexible APIs and cutting-edge technology, Voyager can provide its users with a contemporary consumer experience. Additionally, Usio’s instant issuance will allow cards to be immediately deployed into digital wallets.
Consumers can pre-register the Voyager debit card via www.investvoyager.com/debitcard.
About Usio, Inc.
Usio, Inc. (Nasdaq: USIO), a leading provider of FinTech integrated payment solutions, offers a wide range of payment solutions to merchants, billers, banks, service desks, crypto exchanges and card issuers. The Company operates credit, debit / prepaid and ACH payment processing platforms to provide convenient, world-class payment solutions and services to its customers. The strength of the Company lies in its ability to provide tailor-made solutions for card issuance, payment acceptance and bill payments, as well as its unique technology in the prepaid industry. Usio is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, and has offices in Austin, Texas and Franklin, Tennessee, just outside of Nashville. Websites: www.usio.com, www.payfacinabox.com, www.akimbocard.com and www.usiooutput.com. Find us on Facebook® and Twitter.
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