Bluefin Payment Systems and Community TechKnowledge Inc. (CTK), a nonprofit database software company and creator of nonprofit software solution, Apricot, announced today that they have entered into a partnership to make Bluefin’s payment platform, PayConex, available to their U.S. customer base.
PayConex features credit/debit/ACH processing with security features such as transparent redirection, end-to-end encryption (E2EE), and point-to-point encryption (P2PE). Merchants can accept payments through the PayConex virtual terminal, at the point of sale, online using the company’s hosted payment page, or through a mobile phone or tablet. Bluefin is partnered with over 100 software providers and serves 15,000 U.S. and Canadian merchants, including 1,200 nonprofits.
CTK, founded in 1999 by nonprofit executive director and United Way Vice President Kathryn Engelhardt-Cronk, was the first software company of its kind. Apricot cloud-based case management and outcomes reporting software was designed to fulfill technology needs unique to nonprofits, including comprehensive client and funder data collection and impact reporting. CTK supports over 14,000 agencies around the world.