Through a partnership with Portland-based mobile financial services firm Tyfone, OnPoint Community Credit Union today announced the launch of the iCashé Mobile Wallet program.
iCashé Mobile Wallet provides OnPoint members with a simple and fun way to purchase gift cards on their mobile phones and send to anyone instantly by text message or email. OnPoint is the first credit union in the nation to offer the iCashé Mobile Wallet program to members.
Gift card recipients can use their cards in-store or online via their smart phone or with a printed copy of the confirmation email. More than 50 national retailers and restaurants are now offering the mobile gift cards for purchase, with local retail options expected to be added in the future. Current participating retailers include, American Airlines, Nike, K-Mart, Land's End, Barnes & Noble, Overstock.com, REI and more.
"iCashé Mobile Wallet is the latest example of how OnPoint is offering the best technology and convenience services to its members," said Rob Stuart, OnPoint Community Credit Union president and CEO. "We are happy to have a local company, Tyfone as our partner. Their commitment to providing secure and innovative mobile programs is remarkable."