LONDON – APRIL 6, 2023 – Tappy Technologies (Tappy), the world’s leading wearable and digital payments solution provider, today launched a partnership with Curve, the financial super app and one-of-a-kind digital wallet that empowers users to maximize rewards from existing cards,to transform the way Europeans choose how and where to pay on the go. Tappy’s world-renowned watch and jewellery brand partners can now offer Tappy-enabled payment wearables to Curve’s customers in 31 countries across the European Union and United Kingdom.
To transform their favourite wearables into cutting-edge mobile payment carriers, all a user needs to do isdownload the Curve app (available in the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Huawei AppGallery), link their Curve digital wallet to their existing bank accounts, debit or credit cards and simply tokenize and provision it into the wearable through Tappy Pay.
Wayne Leung, CEO and Founder of Tappy, said, “We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Wearable Token Services Platform in partnership with Curve, which isavailable throughout Europe and the UK. This collaboration is poised to provide significant benefits to our partner brands, empowering them to extend their payment wearable offerings to a vast customer base throughout the region.”
Shachar Bialick, CEO and Founder of CURVE said, “We are very excited to partner with Tappy to give our customers in the UK and EU more control over their existing cards by turning their wallet into wearable technology. Curve has always been about convenience for customers – whether that’s with a physical card, on a phone, a smartwatch or any other type of wearable. Our work with Tappy will help us bring Curve to people across the globe who are on-the-go and already using wearable technology every day, furthering our mission to simplify and unify the way our customers spend, budget and earn rewards.”
For more information, visit curve.com and tappytech.com.
Curve is a financial super app. It is on a mission to be the one-stop-shop for all of a consumer’s financial needs; a single point of access to a wide range of financial products and services, bundling together all your money into one smart card and an even smarter app. Unlike other services available in the market today, Curve allows customers to connect and supercharge their legacy banks to the 21st century, without leaving their bank or signing up for a new bank. Curve has over three million customers and is live in 31 markets across the UK and European Economic Area (EEA) and now the US.
Curve supports Mastercard, Visa (debit only in certain markets), and Diners Club networks. The Curve Card and e-money, related to cards issued in the UK, is issued by Curve UK Limited, authorized in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority to issue electronic money (firm reference number 900926). The Curve Card and e-money, related to cards issued in the EEA, is issued by Curve Europe UAB, authorized in Lithuania by the Bank of Lithuania (electronic money institution license No. 73 issued on 22 of October 2020).About TappyTechnologies
Tappy Technologies (Tappy Tech or “Tappy”) is a world-leading wearable payment integrator connected to banking partners and card networks with operations that span across North America, APAC and EMEA. Tappy’s white labelled digital offerings and hardware solutions are fully trusted and certified by industry standards including PCI and EMVCo. As an approved Token Requestor -Token Service Provider, Tappy Technologies enables partners’ wearable devices for instantaneous payments and other customised uses.
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