ROAM Partners with Leapfactor to Integrate Payment Acceptance into Vertical Business Apps

Posted: Aug 04, 2014

BOSTON, Mass. – August 4, 2014 – ROAM (, part of Ingenico Mobile Solutions and the leading mobile commerce platform provider, announced today that its mCommerce platform was chosen by Leapfactor, a leading software company and provider of breakthrough business apps, to integrate mobile payment acceptance into its vertical-specific business applications.

Leapfactor’s proprietary cloud-based mobile platform and game-changing business apps transform the way businesses enable, empower and engage with their sales force, employees, partners and customers. The company will leverage ROAM’s APIs for payment integration within its applications and white label ROAM’s secure mobile card readers, enabling Leapfactor’s customers to create a seamless experience that extends their brand across the entire solution. ROAM’s technology will enable Leapfactor to customize its business applications for specific use cases and business needs, creating highly advanced mobile point of sale (mPOS) solutions for the Direct Selling, Pharma/Beauty, Retail and Financial Services industries.

“Leapfactor’s robust applications and deep understanding of key vertical markets make them an ideal technology partner for ROAM and Ingenico Group, and we are thrilled to be working with them,” said Jean-Marc Thienpont, Mobile Payment EVP of Ingenico Group and COO of ROAM. “This partnership validates our agnostic positioning in the mobile payment ecosystem, and it is increasingly important for us to team up with leading technology partners who can use our APIs to integrate payment acceptance into industry-specific business applications.”

Now launched in the U.S., this partnership will soon be extended to other countries.

“Our customers are increasingly demanding a solution to integrate secure payment acceptance into their business applications, and we’ve been seeking the right mobile payment solution provider for quite some time,” said Lionel Carrasco, CEO of Leapfactor. “We decided to partner with ROAM and Ingenico Group because of their industry-proven platform, enterprise-grade security features, seamless integration capabilities, global-ready technology, and highly scalable infrastructure.”

ROAM and Ingenico Mobile Solutions will demonstrate their latest mPOS solutions at RSPA RetailNOW 2014. For more information on ROAM’s APIs and ISV/VAR partnership program, visit booth #829.

About Ingenico Mobile Solutions

Ingenico Mobile Solutions is the global reference in mobile payment acceptance, providing secure, enterprise-level mobile Point of Sale solutions to more than 100,000 merchants worldwide. Our end-to-end mobile commerce platform enables merchants of all sizes to boost sales by deploying out-of-store payment solutions in addition to existing in-store solutions. Ingenico Mobile Solutions is part of the Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment.

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About ROAM™

ROAM, part of Ingenico Mobile Solutions, helps merchants get to market quickly with secure, cost effective and powerful mobile point of sale solutions, regardless of the technology environment. ROAM’s “powered by” mCommerce platform provides the hardware peripherals, applications, tools and services enabling companies worldwide to realize the benefits of using mobile to reinvent their interactions with their customers and to create new business efficiencies. Founded in 2005, ROAM is a pioneer in the mobile POS space, having produced and distributed the industry’s first secure mobile card reader and today powers mobile point of sale solutions for many of the leading companies in this market, globally.

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About Leapfactor

Leapfactor provides breakthrough business apps to transform the way companies engage with their sales force, employees, partners and customers. By combining mobile cloud services, prebuilt baseline modules and a high-end user experience design, the Leapfactor apps quickly enable the field sales execution without compromising on security, performance or scalability.

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