Usio and Voyager Digital Extend Exclusive ACH Payments Processing Relationship for Another Three Years
Provides Foundation to Expand Relationship with Fast-Growing Cryptocurrency Platform
SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Usio, Inc. (Nasdaq: USIO), an integrated electronic payment solutions provider, announced today that it extended an exclusive agreement to provide Automated Clearing House (ACH) payment solutions to leading cryptocurrency platform Voyager Digital (TSX: VOYG; OTCQX: VYGVF; FRA: UCD2) for another three years, continuing a relationship that began in 2018.
Louis Hoch, President and Chief Executive Officer of Usio, said, “We are pleased to announce a three-year extension of this exclusive agreement. It remains the foundation of our growing relationship with Voyager, that now includes our role as program manager and processor for their newly introduced debit card, as well as incorporating Voyager’s technology into our card processing solutions to enable the merchants Usio serves to accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment in-person, online, via electronic invoice and text-to-pay, among others. Voyager utilizes our NACHA certified ACH platform to facilitate the movement of USD in and out of Voyager accounts for their 1 million and growing funded accounts. Whether via ACH, debit, or other forms of electronic payment, we are honored that Voyager has expressed confidence that Usio is responsive to their needs.”
Stephen Ehrlich, CEO and co-founder of Voyager, noted, “Usio has been a trusted Voyager partner from the inception of our company. ACH is an integral component of our app and Usio provides efficient, secure transfers on behalf of our customers. As a NACHA certified processor, Usio has the means to satisfy the needs of our rapidly expanding customer base. Extending this relationship for three years provides us with the reliable payment technology and dedicated team we need to continue to build out our platform. We are excited to continue working with Usio to grow our partnership and deliver more exciting products and solutions, like our innovative debit card that is based on the stable coin USDC.”
About Usio, Inc.
Usio, Inc. (Nasdaq: USIO), a leading FinTech integrated payment solutions provider, offers a wide range of payment solutions to merchants, billers, banks, service bureaus, crypto exchanges and card issuers. The Company operates credit, debit/prepaid, and ACH payment processing platforms to deliver convenient, world-class payment solutions and services to its clients. The strength of the Company lies in its ability to provide tailored solutions for card issuance, payment acceptance, and bill payments as well as its unique technology in the prepaid sector. Usio is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, and has offices in Austin, Texas and Franklin, Tennessee, just outside of Nashville.
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About Voyager Digital Ltd.
Voyager Digital Ltd. (TSX: VOYG; OTCQX: VYGVF; FRA: UCD2) is a fast-growing, publicly traded cryptocurrency platform in the United States founded in 2018 to bring choice, transparency, and cost efficiency to the marketplace. Voyager offers a secure way to trade over 60 different crypto assets using its easy-to-use mobile application and earn rewards up to 12 percent annually on more than 30 cryptocurrencies. Through its subsidiary Coinify ApS, Voyager provides crypto payment solutions for both consumers and merchants around the globe. To learn more about the company, please visit https://www.investvoyager.com.
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Joe Hassett, Investor Relations
Voyager Public Relations Team