Anovia Payments Launches HostIt - Event Management App

June 27, 2017 (Irving, TX) Anovia Payments, an innovative payments solution provider and recent winner of the Electronic Transactions Association’s ISO of the Year Award, announces the launch of an event management application, HostIt.
Aimed at organizers promoting events of any size, HostIt offers full functionality for event management professionals and organizations with training, networking, and sales events. The app features a simple and intuitive interface for event creation, customizable invitations, attendee confirmation tracking, updates, notifications, and payment acceptance all from an easy-to-use dashboard.

True to Anovia’s mission of providing world-class products through strategic partnerships, HostIt couples technology developed by HelloEvents with payment processing on ProPay’s Payment Facilitation platform. Event organizers will have the option of charging attendees a payment processing fee of 3.99 percent + $.99 per ticket or covering the fee themselves. The HostIt dashboard is free to use and accepts free events as well.
 
The latest entry in the event management application market, HostIt delivers custom features to develop engaging pages and ticket types for attendee registration with the organization’s own branding, images, and map—all from a single platform.  HostIt offers 24/7 access to real-time reporting and data, empowering organizers to stay on track with registrations, revenue, refunds, discounts and more.

Users also receive a personal HostIt URL for easy sharing of events and invitations via social media, email, and their own personal websites.

According to CEO Kevin Jones, the launch of HostIt is the latest example of the company’s customer-centric innovation.  “When we look to add new revenue streams, we work to address real needs in the marketplace and address them with the best combination of technology and services possible,” said Jones. “HostIt features a wide range of flexible capabilities to match the needs of organizers convening large groups of people, as well as individuals bringing together smaller groups. I am grateful to our team and our partners for realizing another successful launch of a product that will eliminate the headaches of managing events, saving customers time and money.” 

For more information on HostIt, visit www.hostit.me.  
About Anovia Payments
A new, disruptive way forward in payment acceptance, Anovia Payments was founded in 2013 by industry experts determined to make card acceptance reliable, simple, secure, and supported by best in class programs and technology, powered by partnerships, ideas, and work ethic.  Anovia’s founding principles are customer-centered: to help client companies expand their businesses, their customer loyalty, and their financial success.  Anovia is moving the payments industry forward while exhibiting high ethical standards and successfully meeting industry challenges with demonstrated results. 
 

Anovia Payments Named ISO of the Year at TRANSACT 2017

May 12, 2017 (Irving, TX) Anovia Payments, a disruptive payments solution provider based in Dallas, has taken home the prestigious ISO of the Year Award at the Electronic Transactions Association’s (ETA) annual payments industry gathering, TRANSACT 2017. 

The ISO of the Year Award, one of nine STAR Awards given by the membership of the payments technology’s global trade association, recognizes the company (independent sales organization in industry parlance) “whose actions move the payments industry forward, exhibits high ethical standards, and has successfully met industry challenges with demonstrated results” during the previous year. The ISO of the Year Award and other STAR Awards represent the results of an industry-wide peer nomination survey conducted by ETA leadership.

Founded in 2013 by payments industry veterans, Chief Executive Officer Kevin Jones and Executive Vice President of Sales Andy Meadows, the young history of Anovia Payments has been defined by a balanced approach to revenue generation and risk management, with a focus on setting industry standards for customer service, strategic partnerships, and innovative technology integration to support both its strategic partners and over 10,000 merchant customers. Anovia continues to grow rapidly with international presence in Canada and a spring 2017 launch in Australia, with operations in Sydney led by General Manager, Hollie Jones. 

Anovia’s 2016 ISO of the Year Award at comes on the heels of the company’s 2014 Rising Star Award from the ETA membership. The 2014 recognition was the result of the company’s rapid growth while remaining attentive to service and process integrity.

With credit processing in the trillions of dollars globally and a growing number of every transaction featuring an electronic payment method, the merchant services arena is fast becoming both more competitive and globalized. Despite its relative youth, the rise of Anovia Payments is exemplary of these trends by offering custom technology platforms, processing services, and payment solutions for its sales channel partners and the small and medium-sized merchant market.  

According to CEO Kevin Jones, the 2016 ISO of the Year Award represents a bold step forward for the Anovia team. “Our team continues to inspire me every day with the attentive, consultative service they offer to our customers and partners,” said Jones, who has spent nearly two decades leading and transforming multiple payments industry companies, with stops at Chase Paymentech, First American Payment Systems, and SignaPay. “When you couple that human element with the embrace of leading-edge technology, anything can happen. We are humbled by this highest recognition, and on behalf of our staff and board of directors, as well as our strategic partners and global merchant network, I would like to thank the members of the ETA for this award.”

For more information on Anovia, visit www.anoviapayments.com. 

About Anovia Payments
A new, disruptive way forward in payment acceptance, Anovia Payments was founded in 2013 by industry experts determined to make card acceptance reliable, simple, secure, and supported by best in class programs and technology, powered by partnerships, ideas, and work ethic.  Anovia’s founding principles are customer-centered: to help client companies expand their businesses, their customer loyalty, and their financial success.  Anovia is moving the payments industry forward while exhibiting high ethical standards and successfully meeting industry challenges with demonstrated results. 

Anovia Payments is the winner of the 2016 ISO of the Year Award from the membership of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the payments industry’s global trade organization. The company also earned the 2014 Rising Star Award from the ETA membership.
 

Anovia Payments Launches Operations in Australia

Anovia Payments, an award-winning payments solution provider based in Dallas, Texas, announces its entry into the Australian market with a host of services designed to be more efficient and competitively-priced for small and medium-sized businesses.

With credit processing reaching more than 7.3 trillion dollars globally and almost every transaction featuring an electronic payment method, the merchant services arena is fast becoming both more competitive and globalized. Despite its relative youth (founded 2013), the rise of Anovia Payments is exemplary of these trends, as the organization operates from the United States, Canada, and Australia in collaboration with an array of partners providing hardware and software, as well as processing platforms.

Company executive Hollie Jones will serve as General Manager of Anovia Australia, with offices based in Sydney. Jones will lead a team comprised of account executives utilizing Anovia’s client-centered, consultative business development approach, as well as an operations team. For its Australian operation, Anovia Payments will leverage First Data, the world’s largest payments platform, as its technology partner.

Anovia provides a simple-to-use and affordable set of payment solutions based on the company’s state-of-the-art and bank-agnostic platform. This dynamic solution set allows businesses to process all payment types such as Eftpos, Visa, Mastercard, Amex and Diners Card, in a cost-effective way, using the latest payment processing devices and set-up.

According to Jones, the decision to set up operations in Australia was an easy one for the young company to make. “Our leadership team at Anovia is constantly in pursuit of new partners and new markets,” said Jones, “and in our visits to Australia last year, we found a business-friendly climate full of innovators across a broad spectrum of industries. In short, Australia is a perfect match for our culture, and our clients will soon see how we never rest while setting new standards of excellence in both our product offerings and customer service.”

Anovia Payments won the 2014 ISO of the Year Award – Rising Star from the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments technology world. This award is a result of the company’s rapid growth coupled with integrity of processes and service. For more information on Anovia, visit www.anoviapayments.com. 

About Anovia Payments
A new, disruptive way forward in payment acceptance, Anovia Payments was founded in 2013 by industry experts determined to make card acceptance reliable, simple, secure, and supported by best in class programs and technology, powered by partnerships, ideas, and work ethic.  Anovia’s founding principles are customer-centered: to help client companies expand their businesses, their customer loyalty, and their financial success.  Anovia is moving the payments industry forward while exhibiting high ethical standards and successfully meeting industry challenges with demonstrated results. 
 

Anovia Payments Promotes Avers to Head Strategic Partner Channel

Anovia Payments, a single-source provider of payments with advanced, yet easy-to-use partner technology, announces the promotion of Tommy Avers to head its strategic partner channel.

In his new role at Anovia, Avers will drive the Strategic Partner Channel, overseeing partner integration into Anovia’s trio platform, which unifies sales, operations, and reporting.  Coupled with the company’s traditional payment facilitation platforms, trio leaves Anovia uniquely positioned to help forward-thinking payments companies find success with equal attention to growth, security, and compliance, while providing a frictionless boarding experience for merchants.

Avers, who will report to co-founder and Executive Vice President of Sales and Strategy Andy Meadows, began his career at Anovia as an account executive in 2015. He studied business at the University of North Texas and also attended the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, where he played for the Falcon football team. In addition to his work at Anovia, Avers currently helps manage a youth sports league for i9 Sports in the DFW area.

“I am excited to have the opportunity to lead our strategic partner channel at Anovia,” said Avers, a Southlake, Texas native. “We are executing on a plan that is changing the payments industry in ways that keep clients at the center of what we do, while constantly taking them into the future with our innovation. I’m proud to advance in a company that has integrity and is building many ways to make the business of payments easier and more profitable for all stakeholders while staying attuned to compliance demands with solid operations.”

“Tommy Avers is exemplary of the kind of payments industry leadership we are building at Anovia—a combination of intelligence, drive, and commitment,” said Meadows. “This role has a big ask—to help growing software and technology companies monetize the payments functionality in their deliverables, while creating game-changing differentiation through customized user interfaces and reporting. Tommy’s knowledge of Anovia’s current portfolio of products and services—as well as our pipeline of potential—is unmatched, and our partners will benefit greatly from his counsel.”  

About Anovia PaymentsAnovia Payments Promotes Avers to Head Strategic Partner Channel

A new, disruptive way forward in payment acceptance, Anovia Payments was founded in 2013 by industry experts determined to make card acceptance reliable, simple, secure, and supported by best­ in ­class programs and technology, powered by partnerships, ideas, and work ethic.  Anovia’s founding principles are customer-centered: to help client companies expand their businesses, their customer loyalty, and their financial success.  Anovia is moving the payments industry forward while exhibiting high ethical standards and successfully meeting industry challenges with demonstrated results.

Find out more at www.anoviapayments.com

Anovia Payments Lights Fuzse Partnership

Anovia Payments, a single-source provider of payments with advanced, yet easy-to-use partner technology, today announced a new partnership with Fuzse, a financial technology startup focused on e-commerce solutions for software and application developers.

Anovia’s Trio payments platform will power Fuzse’s proprietary e-commerce solutions aimed at independent software vendors needing embedded payments infrastructure for end-users. Anovia has invested millions in developing its Trio technology to attract the nation’s best partners.

Fuzse is the latest financial technology venture from Dallas entrepreneur Lane Conner, a former executive at First American Payment Systems and Century Payments. In 2013, Conner was one of the co-founders of the Jerry Jones-backed Blue Star Payment Solutions, a sister company to the Dallas Cowboys (in 2015, Blue Star was acquired by private equity firm Providence Equity Solutions and is now Blue Star Sports).

Fuzse works with mobile app, custom software, and web development firms to bring more advanced solutions for easier e-commerce. The company’s technology empowers developers to spend more time perfecting their own digital solutions while integrating industry-leading payments technology to their offerings. Fuzse’s e-commerce solutions comprehensive e-commerce suite includes an easy-to-use API, deep analytics, industry-specific security and 24/7/365 customer service.

“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with the great people at Anovia—it’s a natural fit for Fuzse,” said Conner. “Anovia is a forward-thinking company, and they take a progressive approach to an ever changing landscape for electronic payments.  Like Anovia, we base our success on key partnerships, and with the use of our industry-leading gateway product, we feel like we have a great partner for the long term. Our client companies will see great returns from this partnership, as they can focus their time and resources on creating solutions that meet customer needs while seamlessly and easily integrating with our technology.”

“We have made significant investments in our Trio platform to attract the payments industry’s best partners, and signing Fuzse is an example of just that kind of partnership,” said Anovia Payments CEO Kevin Jones. “Fuzse will be a real difference-maker for software companies. Through Anovia, Fuzse will be able to offer a wide variety of embedded solutions for both traditional and payment facilitator merchants that allow for easy integration and seamless use within virtually any technology environment. We are looking forward to a mutually beneficial relationship with an emerging leader in financial technology.”

About Fuzse:

Fuzse is a Dallas-based financial technology organization which specializes in working with mobile app, custom software, and web development firms to bring more advanced solutions for easier e-commerce. The company’s technology empowers developers to create, enhance, and transform basic commerce solutions into true long-term revenue drivers for their platforms through world class gateway solutions.  Fuzse takes a hands-on approach that strives to limit cost for its partners while increasing revenue for customers.

About Anovia Payments

A new, disruptive way forward in payment acceptance, Anovia Payments was founded in 2013 by industry experts determined to make card acceptance reliable, simple, secure, and supported by best­ in ­class programs and technology, powered by partnerships, ideas, and work ethic.  Anovia’s founding principles are customer-centered: to help client companies expand their businesses, their customer loyalty, and their financial success.  Anovia is moving the payments industry forward while exhibiting high ethical standards and successfully meeting industry challenges with demonstrated results.