Cardstream® Announces its Partnership with Sticky™

August 4, 2021

Cardstream® Announces its Partnership with Sticky™



Multi award winning Cardstream® has today announced its partnership with Sticky™, a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that offers a unique and engaging panoply of branded sticker payment solutions – ‘Stickies’.  Sticky’s™ goal is to disrupt the ageing cardholder present system by shifting it to 100% e-commerce, significantly reducing the cost of card acceptance for millions of businesses around the globe.

As James Garner, CEO of Sticky™ explains “The goal of Sticky™ is to improve the consumer experience tenfold, making every physical transaction a digital one. When you see a Sticky™, simply hold your phone over it, then tap and pay within a couple of seconds. Sticky™ is how businesses of all sizes solve problems in physical spaces.”

After raising venture capital during the UK’s third lockdown, Sticky™ found traction quickly in many verticals – from retail and hospitality through to tourism, training, fitness and smaller startup businesses.

Commenting on the partnership, Jack Mangnall, Cardstream’s® Head of Partner Growth, adds “Cardstream is keen to see how Sticky can leverage our Open®Payment Network to its fullest. Sticky’s innovative consumer-centric solution overcomes many obstacles, enabling our Partners to provide a unique digital solution to their merchant portfolio”.

On partnering with Cardstream®, James adds, “one thing that every business has in common is the need to take payments, and we saw Cardstream as a capable and ambitious partner in accessing the global payments landscape. Cardstream’s OPN® has already allowed us to bring the world’s largest Independent Sales Organisations onboard as well as giving us immediate connectivity to the world’s most well-known acquirers.  That’s a major fast-track entry”.

Jack concludes, “Cardstream Connecting Commerce is making digital payments accessible to all through our Open®Payment Network. Sticky enables merchants of all sizes and verticals to deliver an in-person touchless payment journey to consumers. Cardstream and Sticky are a natural collegial combination, delivering digital payment solutions globally”.

About Sticky:

From global enterprise to thousands of dreamers and makers, they’re all using Sticky™ to solve problems in physical spaces. Sticky’s™ goal is to make every physical transaction truly digital. Whether you want to let people order food and drink in a couple of seconds; turn anything into a point-of-sale; gamify towns and cities; transform fitness; or multiply the number of disabled people in work, the only limit is your imagination. The world is building the future on Sticky™.

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About Cardstream®:

Cardstream is a PCI DSS Level 1 compliant provider of payment solutions within a robust, flexible, and scalable payment infrastructure. Cardstream continues to build a global Open®Payment Network of more than 400 acquirers; alternative payment methods; shopping cart platforms; and fraud providers – all accessed via a single integration. Cardstream supports all worldwide currencies, all major card schemes and hundreds of APMs across the globe. The network is currently processing millions of transactions for hundreds of Reseller Partners and their thousands of Merchants. Cardstream’s Open®Payment Network is ideal for Acquirers; Payment Service Providers; Payment Facilitators; Independent Sales Organisations; Independent Software Vendors; and other Value-Added Service Providers.

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