Tyfone’s next generation banking expands mobile banking options for BVCU members
PORTLAND, Ore. and BOULDER, Co. –– MobilityWire® – April 22, 2013
Boulder Valley Credit Union (BVCU, https://www.bvcu.org), serving more than 21,000 members and over $300 million in assets across Colorado, today announced the availability of Tyfone’s (www.tyfone.com) mobile financial services to enable next-generation mobile banking services for its member customers. The partnership stems from the appreciation of Tyfone’s mobile banking, security vision and the strategic value that Tyfone provides BVCU members. Moreover, with an integrated path to enhanced strong ID authentication mobile security and NFC contactless payments, BVCU can now offer its members a convenient, secure and integrated mobile banking solution.
“Tyfone’s extensive background in mobile banking, coupled with a deep understanding of our core banking priorities, made the company an easy choice as our mobile banking partner,” said Jason Bauer, vice president of marketing and e-commerce at BVCU. “We are excited to offer a world-class mobile banking service to our members and are confident they will appreciate the unique features designed to enhance and simplify their banking experience.”
Tyfone’s mobile banking solution offers a complete range of features for banking customers. In addition to standard mobile banking features, such as checking balance, account history review, fund transfers, branch and ATM location lookup and customizable alerts, Tyfone’s multimode mobile banking solution offers convenient features, including:
- Mobile Remote Deposit Capture (mRDC) offering photo check deposit with real-time posting
- Person-to-Person (P2P) payments
- Bill pay integration
- Mobile banking enrollment of non-PC bankers
- iCashe gift card portal
- Rate Watch – set it and forget it
- Alerts for debit and deposit activity to stay current with activity
- iPhone, Android phone, Tablets, Web and SMS options
“Tyfone’s offering is built around relevance and convenience with an emphasis on providing both near-term and long-term value,” said Mark Miyamoto, director of mobile banking for Tyfone. “For example, enabling members to enroll and manage mobile banking solely from a mobile device using an app, mobile Web or SMS is very applicable with the proliferation of feature rich mobile devices. One Tyfone client has reported more than a 10 percent mobile adoption from non-PC bankers, which in turn increases the ROI for the financial institution.”
To learn more about Tyfone Mobile Banking visit http://www.tyfone.com.
About Boulder Valley Credit Union
BVCU was founded in 1959 by a group of Boulder Valley School District employees who were resolute to form a cooperative to promote economic prosperity. BVCU has remained a member owned, not-for-profit, and eco-conscious financial cooperative. BVCU is committed to helping its members achieve their financial goals by offering better rates on savings and loans, lower fees, and professional, impartial consumer information. BVCU manages over $300 million in assets from over 21,000 members. BVCU’s membership is available to anyone who lives or works in Boulder County, Broomfield County, Estes Park and surrounding towns as well as hundreds of select employer groups in Colorado including Boulder Valley School District, Boulder Community Hospital, and Ball Corporation. BVCU provides services to its members via five local branches and a large national network of over 4,500 CU Service Centers, over 28,000 ATMs, a call center, and an eBranch. For more information visit www.bvcu.org.
Tyfone connects money and mobility using the industry’s only unified mobile platform for banking, payments and secure identity. Tyfone’s mobile banking solution is the first to provide financial institutions a seamless path to mobile payments with its iCashe™ mobile wallet. iCashe allows banks to generate revenue while providing customers a compelling mobile payment experience on any device both in the store and in the cloud. For more information visit www.tyfone.com.
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