(Vancouver B.C.) May 23rd, 2014 — Payfirma announced today a multi-year partnership with Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer (MLS). The partnership is the first of its kind between the two Vancouver-based organizations. Payfirma enables businesses to accept credit and debit card payments in their stores, online and on mobile devices and is excited to announce it is now the Official Payment Processing Technology for Whitecaps FC.
“As a made-in-Vancouver company, we’ve loved our local Whitecaps since day one,” says Payfirma CEO, Michael Gokturk. “We are thrilled to be partnering with this iconic west coast franchise and are fully committed to working hand-in-hand with Whitecaps FC to help them increase their revenues using Payfirma’s payment solutions.”
Payfirma’s mobile payment application allows businesses to easily take credit card payments anytime and anywhere using a smartphone. As part of the partnership, Whitecaps FC will be exploring ways to leverage Payfirma’s payment technology to increase their off-venue merchandise sales. “We are pleased to welcome Payfirma to our club’s partner family,” said Don Ford, Whitecaps FC vice president of finance and administration. “Our partnership will enable us to explore more efficient payment processing systems and we look forward to working with them.”
Payfirma’s logo will also be on display at all Whitecaps FC matches debuting this Saturday, May 24th versus Seattle Sounders FC at BC Place.
Payfirma helps businesses accept credit cards online, in their stores and on their mobile devices under a single account. Transactions are securely processed and stored in Payfirma’s cloud-based payment platform, making it easy to use real-time sales data to make smarter business decisions. Integrate Payfirma with other business systems such as the top eCommerce shopping carts, external point-of-sale hardware and back office accounting systems. Payfirma makes payments simple.