Purewrist unites with i2c for transaction innovation

i2c, a specialist provider of digital banking and payment processing technology and infrastructure, has announced its partnership with Purewrist, as the pair seek to innovate within the transaction experience. 

The fintech company, which specialises in end-to-end contactless payment solutions and wearables, will leverage i2c’s platform for transaction processing of tap-and-go payments made with the Purewrist GO.

Jim McCarthy,  President of i2c, commented: “i2c is thrilled to partner with Purewrist and its innovative product team to help them bring their vision to life, providing consumers with the ability and convenience of paying for products and services using state-of-the-art, eye-catching and functional wearable devices.”

Purewrist GO works with any terminal that accepts Mastercard debit, providing a complement to a cardholder’s standard plastic card and digital payment account. 

Ari Gardiner, co-founder of Purewrist, added: “We were seeking a partner with a shared vision of flexible, reliable and globally scalable payments experiences. We chose i2c because of their longstanding reputation and single global platform, a necessity for us as we continue our global expansion. 

“They are deeply committed to helping bring ground-breaking solutions to market quickly, have a demonstrated track record of platform availability, and offer a level of flexibility we can count on to pioneer new and exciting ways to enrich the lives of our customers.”

Expert Analysis: Innovations such as this will always have a place to thrive within the payment sector – improving the payment journey through new tech. This collaboration can see innovation thrive and new tech brought to the fore.