ATLANTA & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bluefin Payment Systems and fundraise.com, an innovator of a US-based social fundraising platform and enterprise fundraising platform, announced today that they have entered into a partnership to make Bluefin’s payment gateway, PayConex, available to fundraise.com’s customer base.
Bluefin’s payment gateway features debit/credit/ACH acceptance, plus recurring billing, a virtual terminal and a hosted payment page – all backed by security features such as tokenization and point-to-point encryption (P2PE). The company was ranked as the 6th fastest growing private company in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine in 2012.
fundraise.com, launched by Nate Drouin in February 2011 when he was 19, has grown to handle online donations for over 5,000 organizations – providing the most complete set of tools in the industry, including a fully native and responsive platform that works on any device.
“Partnering with an innovative fundraising platform such as fundraise.com is a perfect match for us,” said Ruston Miles, SVP of Bluefin Payment Systems. “They have an extensive base of customers in the fundraising sector, and we are deeply rooted in fundraising within the faith-based and non-profit sectors – with several hundred companies in these categories currently processing through Bluefin Payment Systems.”
Per the partnership, all of fundraise.com clients will have access to Bluefin’s secure payment gateway by simply applying online for a merchant account. Additionally, Bluefin will be able to offer fundraise.com’s services to their base of merchants and more than 300 partners.
“Our vision is to be the absolute best social fundraising platform available for individuals and organizations seeking to raise more money online,” said Nate Drouin, fundraise.com CEO and founder. “Bluefin’s payment services allow us to present secure payment processing as a value-added service to our customers, and in turn, this will allow nonprofits to do the work they do best – connecting with people and nurturing relationships.”
Bluefin is partnered with over 100 software providers and serves 15,000 U.S. and Canadian merchants, including 1,200 Non-profits. Ruston Miles and the Bluefin team are currently attending the 50th International Conference on Fundraising in San Diego.
Bluefin Payment Systems is a leading provider of secure payment technologies to integrated software vendors (ISVs), SaaS providers and major U.S. and Canadian merchants. Through the company’s PayConex payment gateway, partners and merchants enjoy all major processing products, such as credit/debit/ACH, with the convenience of acceptance through the point-of-sale (POS), virtual terminal or hosted E-commerce pay page. Bluefin’s security suite supports the PayConex gateway and includes point-to-point encryption (P2PE), transparent redirection, tokenization and store & convert processes. The company is partnered with over 100 software companies in verticals ranging from health/fitness, to non-profit, to legal, and serves 15,000 merchants in the U.S. and Canada. Bluefin Payment Systems is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with offices in New York, Chicago and Tulsa. For more information, see www.bluefin.com.
fundraise.com provides the most complete set of tools in the industry, including a fully native and responsive platform that works on any device, multi-level fundraising, donor management and reporting, Facebook Open Graph integration, and a robust Developer API that integrates seamlessly into existing platforms that organizations of all shapes and sizes have used for years.
The company was founded in March 2011 by Nate Drouin, is privately held, and is headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, see www.fundraise.com.