Coming Out of COVID Stronger

Elaine Kennedy of PAYXPS, sat down with client Trish Reynolds from Radiance Lifestyle Salon and Spa in Marblehead, MA to discuss the pandemic, business survival and turning challenges into opportunities. Elaine: Trish, tell us about Radiance Salon – how you started, and how things were going prior to March 2020. Trish: My passion for hair started early but it took …

Q4 2021 (so far)

October IBANTEK agrees in conjunction with PAYXPS to develop a Business Discovery Center that incudes giving CARES Act ERC grants to the 52 vital small businesses and all Financially Excluded Entities and Individuals.  November The Community is given a steward. Elaine Kennedy hired to steward and align this opportunity with the values of the journey that brought us here.

Q3 2021

July 2021 Ibantek Identifies “No out of pocket solution” for ERC PPR Credits. Unleashes access to billions of dollars in funds for Financially Excluded Independent Businesses

Q2 2021

May Identify the 52 businesses vital to economic independence, inclusivity and recovery End-to-end market testing ERC CALCULATION  Begins to develop a financially inclusive tool and process to include 52 businesses in the CARES Act. Cost prohibitive as credits designed for large employers. June Peoples Republic Of Data Launches Business Discovery Center Beta. Invests capital to expand team to prepare for …

Q1 2021

January FINCOMM FAMCOMM + MEDCOMM LAUNCH Monetizable Payment Experience (MPE) Validation Begins  Go To Market Developed March PAYXPS platform launches independent, inclusive billing Added 200 SaaS partners, 14 shopping carts, and 100s of alternative payments The LEOPRD methodology is live Edmund Olotu Tech Advance CEO Joins advisory board PAYXPS FINANCE Structured Funding Mechanism in Place

COVID

The Birth of Why + Why not We felt compelled to do something to help. If we don’t help, who will? I bet lots of people hope people like us are coming to help. We started out with no guaranteed answers, promises, or money, but with a mission: Go Help People See Their Value. 18 Months to get Ready 2020 March …

10 Years of Doing Well by Doing Good.

2011 Generate 4 Schools Automatic Fundraiser. Examining sustainable economic systems connection between local business and local schools. Launches with First Data and Century Payments. MiCamp Merchant Services. Early pioneers in the innovative financially inclusive programs. 2015 Opportuna Kids work for hire program. Launches marketplace matching kids with age-appropriate work opportunities and links to a “kids discover debit card” Understanding youth banking, friendly fraud and …

10 Years of Learning

1990s John wins Morrisson VISA Lottery David Moves to London With no family and a vow not to return home because he had a kid on the way, John spends 63 days on the streets of Boston and is one of the many homeless people and families living on the streets. The most impactful thing to happen in his life, …