EML's FINLAB Invests In Interchecks & Ignites International Expansion Aspirations

BRISBANE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 3, 2020--

EML PAYMENTS LIMITED (ASX: EML) ('EML') is delighted to confirm its strategic partnership and investment in payout start-up Interchecks Technologies, Inc. via its new FINLAB FinTech incubator. This partnership allows Interchecks to put global expansion into Europe and Australia on the table while expanding EML’s payout options in the United States.

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Customers and prospects of both companies can provide a suite of robust payout options while taking advantage of other significant value add features such as 1099 Compliance, Split Payments and Recipient Fee Modelling. Additionally, a white-label portal for customers and their payees is available to allow for quick payments, file uploads, real-time analytics, dynamic billing, tools for servicing and on-demand reporting. For clients who want to avail of direct integration into their existing portals or apps, a comprehensive suite of elegant RESTful APIs will allow them to custom create their own empowering user experience.

The Deal Makes Sense on Several Fronts:

  • EML provides a trusted partner for the provisioning of prepaid card payments with General Purpose Reloadable (GPR) solutions covering plastic, virtual and tokenised payments into the Interchecks platform.
  • EML provides a new sales force that can more widely distribute, consult and implement with Interchecks for businesses seeking a seamless and engaging payout experience.
  • Through EML's investment, Interchecks can expand into large new markets like Europe, the UK and Australia.

"Interchecks' strong relationship with EML allows us to incorporate several new features into our payouts platform, including a platform-wide instant issue reloadable prepaid card. This new payment account can be funded by any payer on our platform and used by our recipients in place of a standard bank account. Also, EML gives Interchecks a pathway to implement our international strategy as we continue to build out a global payouts platform," explained Bob Chevlin, Interchecks' Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer.

''FINLAB superpowers EML's ability to invigorate great payment companies like Interchecks. Bob, Dylan and the team are outstanding strategic partners for us as we work together to enhance the attractiveness and value of the Interchecks product portfolio. Interchecks is a superb way for businesses to make payouts, manage 1099 Compliance, and so much more. Simply designed but sturdy in function, all a business needs to make a payment is an email address. Interchecks provides the payout routing, appropriate controls, compliance, security and reporting that companies require. The result is a powerful payout platform that simplifies the payout experience for businesses while providing a more engaging payout experience for employees, contractors and customers. We're excited to welcome Interchecks to the EML family of trusted industry partners," stated Tom Cregan, EML's Managing Director & Group CEO.

Last week, EML announced FINLAB to the world at the EMLCON 2020 digital extravaganza where Interchecks' Dylan Massey, Co-Founder & CEO addressed the audience: https://emlconglobal.com/

About Interchecks

Founded in 2016, Interchecks Technologies, Inc. is a privately held payout startup with offices in Boca Raton, Florida and Brooklyn, New York. Interchecks' goal is to simplify and enhance payouts and 1099 compliance for organisations around the world. Its suite of on-demand payout options includes instant deposit, direct deposit, digital check, paper check, and more. Trusted by banks, FinTechs, enterprise and marketplace platforms, the service is available through a turnkey Payer Portal or a simple API integration that can be white-labelled and bundled into a payer's own user experience. For further information on Interchecks, please visit www.interchecks.com or [email protected]

About Us

At EML we develop tailored payment solutions for brands and their customers to make lives simpler. Through next-generation technology, our portfolio of payment solutions offers innovative options for disbursement payouts, gifts, incentives and rewards. We're proud to power many of the world’s top brands and process over $18 billion in GDV each year across 28 countries in Australia, EMEA and North America. Our payment solutions in 25 currencies are safe and secure, easy and flexible, providing customers with their money in real-time. We know payments are complex, that’s why we've made the process simple, smart and straightforward, for everyone.

We encourage you to learn more about EML Payments Limited, by visiting: EMLpayments.com

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CONTACT: Richard Anderson, Group Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

EML Payments Limited (ASX: EML)

[email protected]

+61 458 011 203

KEYWORD: AUSTRALIA/OCEANIA AUSTRALIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SOFTWARE NETWORKS FINANCE HARDWARE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TECHNOLOGY MOBILE/WIRELESS

SOURCE: EML Payments Limited

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PUB: 11/03/2020 03:45 AM/DISC: 11/03/2020 03:45 AM

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