WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Kaiku Finance and Rovio Entertainment launch the KAIKU® Angry Birds™ Visa Prepaid Card, bringing Rovio’s famed Angry Birds characters directly to consumers’ wallets via KAIKU’s sleek prepaid card.
Angry Birds is the most downloaded game of all time, making it one of the fastest growing consumer brands today. Just like Angry Birds redefined mobile gaming, KAIKU is committed to redefining the prepaid debit card industry by offering feature-rich products that are transparent, affordable and something consumers can feel good about using in their everyday life.
“We're excited to be working with KAIKU on this fun new way to bring Angry Birds into the physical world and fans' everyday lives,” said Peter Vesterbacka, CMO and Mighty Eagle of Rovio Entertainment.
The KAIKU Angry Birds Cards are available in four unique designs featuring The Red Bird, The Yellow Bird, Bomb Bird and the Bad Piggies. Additional designs are scheduled to launch throughout 2013.
While the cards offer consumers a new look, they offer the same great benefits of KAIKU’s original Silver and Black Visa prepaid cards, including:
- Ability to load funds with direct deposit, from a credit card, from a bank account, or by transfer from another KAIKU Card
- Access to more than 50,000 in-network ATMs globally throughout the Allpoint Network and valid wherever Visa is accepted
- Apps for iPhone®, Android™ and Blackberry® smartphones included
- 24/7 customer service at no additional charge
- No inactivity fees or minimum balance requirements
“KAIKU’s partnership with Rovio allows us to continue taking our prepaid Card to a broader audience by empowering consumers with differing needs to maximize their financial future,” said Jon Round, CEO of Kaiku Finance. “The collection of KAIKU Angry Birds Cards will not only resonate with the vast number of Angry Birds’ gaming fans, but also consumers who are looking for a smart and affordable financial option in a dynamic and colorful prepaid card.”
KAIKU’s line of reloadable prepaid debit cards offers some of the lowest fees in the industry. The combination of KAIKU’s stylish card design and numerous features represent the next-generation of prepaid as an affordable and smart lifestyle choice, for consumers to easily manage their money.
The KAIKU Angry Birds Visa Prepaid Card will be available exclusively at Kaiku.com for just $3.95. To learn more, please visit: www.kaiku.com/ab.
About Kaiku Finance, LLC
Kaiku Finance, LLC, is a provider of forward-thinking prepaid products and services, offering convenient, flexible and affordable alternatives to traditional banking. The KAIKU Visa Prepaid Card is a next-generation, reloadable debit card that empowers cardholders to more comfortably manage their finances by combining low fees with unsurpassed access, convenience and mobility. Product information can be located at: www.kaiku.com. For corporate information, please visit: www.kaikufinance.com.
About Rovio Entertainment
Rovio is an industry-changing entertainment media company headquartered in Finland, and the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise. Angry Birds, a casual puzzle game, became an international phenomenon within a few months of its release, and is now the number one paid app of all time. Angry Birds have expanded rapidly in entertainment, publishing, and licensing to become a beloved international brand. www.rovio.com.
This card is issued by First California Bank pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A Inc. Visa is a registered trademark of Visa International Service Association and used under license. KAIKU is a registered ISO of First California Bank. First California Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) and all cardholders funds are insured by the FDIC in accordance with the FDIC’s applicable terms and conditions.