Encorus Technologies Limited, an eONE Global operating company and a leading
payments software and infrastructure provider, has joined the Mobile Payment
Forum, a global, cross-industry group formed to enable secure, user-friendly
mobile payment transactions and expand the overall market for mobile commerce.
Founded by American Express Company, JCB Co., Ltd., MasterCard International
and Visa International, the Mobile Payment Forum aims to standardize the
building blocks necessary to deploy global solutions for secure mobile
Encorus Technologies is focused on building a flexible and open
infrastructure to drive the acceptance and usage of mobile payments worldwide.
By extending its software business model, Encorus’ mission is to connect
merchants, mobile network operators and consumers with convenient and instant
mobile transaction payment processing services. Vodafone Group and T-Motion
plc are customers.
“Encorus is pleased to be a member of the Mobile Payment Forum,” said John
Duncan, Managing Director at eONE Global. “Supported by eONE Global and First
Data Corporation, Encorus possesses the experience and know-how to become a
major contributor to the Forum’s mission of developing a secure framework for
“We are very pleased to welcome Encorus Technologies to the Mobile Payment
Forum,” said the Forum’s co-president, Simon Pugh, Vice President, Standards
and Infrastructure, at MasterCard International. “As a global, cross industry
organization, the Mobile Payment Forum places great emphasis on the
contributions from organizations such as Encorus Technologies. These
contributions will play a major part in helping us to achieve our goals
quickly and efficiently.”
About Encorus Technologies
Encorus Technologies Limited
operating company of
eONE Global, LP,
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solutions. Encorus will connect mobile operators and merchants with a
universal payment infrastructure that’s secure and easy to use, while
providing consumers with a more convenient, cashless payment alternative.
Encorus PaymentWorks(TM) product is the first mobile wallet to offer cross-
border, multi-channel capabilities and authentication services for micro- and
macro-payments. The Vodafone Group and T-Motion plc are customers.
Encorus was founded in November 2001 and has offices in New York, London,
Singapore; Budapest, Hungary; Leipzig and Stuttgart, Germany.
About eONE Global
As the leading source for accelerating payment innovation, eONE Global, LP
(http://www.eoneglobal.com/ ) identifies, develops, and operates emerging payment
systems and related technologies. Its operating companies include Encorus
Technologies, focused on mobile payments; govONE Solutions, which handles any
type of payments to governments; and SurePay, a business payments company.
eONE Global is majority owned by global e-commerce and payment services leader
First Data Corp.
) and strategic investor iFormation Group,
(http://www.iformationgroup.com ) a company founded by The Boston Consulting Group,
General Atlantic Partners, LLC and The Goldman Sachs Group to build
technology-enabled businesses in partnership with the Global 2000.
About the Mobile Payment Forum
The Mobile Payment Forum brings together leading organizations from the
mobile and financial industries to create a foundation for standardized,
secure and authenticated mobile payments, based on payment-card accounts.
Founders American Express Company, JCB Co., Ltd., MasterCard International and
Visa International all bring extensive experience in creating interoperable
global payment standards and specifications and a knowledge of payments in
emerging channels. Membership will include key financial institutions,
telecommunications operators, wireless-device manufacturers, merchants,
content providers and software and hardware developers and vendors. The
Mobile Payment Forum is a non-profit membership organization, incorporated in
the state of Delaware in the United States. For more information, visit