October 30, 2014

Poynt and Boomtown Partnership


We’re excited to be part of the official launch of Poynt, the world’s first smart payment terminal.The Poynt Smart Terminal is a “future-proof” device that accepts magnetic stripe, EMV (also known as chip & PIN cards), NFC, Bluetooth and QR code payment technologies. This means it accepts PayPal, Apple Pay, Google Wallet, CurrentC, chip-and-pin, mobile apps, and your good ole plastic card you carry today.Your Poynt arrives ready to go with a built-in payment terminal, register, scanner, printer, and more. Or it can work seamlessly with the equipment you already own. You don’t even need to switch banks.

The Poynt operating system gives you the flexibility to use 3rd party applications to make sure your Poynt device does everything you need it to do. This is where the fun begins.Poynt will be delivered with a handful of apps pre-installed on the device. These apps are aimed at building the backbone of a successful business in today’s market – accounting (Intuit), eCommerce (Bigcommerce), point-of-sale, inventory and customer loyalty (Vend), and a dedicated support team to make sure it all works (Boomtown).

We are honored to be part of such a world-class group of companies focused on helping you run your business more efficiently.Once you set up your Poynt, sign into the the Boomtown app and you will starting receiving free 24/7 technology monitoring of your business. This means that if any aspect of your business’ network goes offline, you will receive a notification to your mobile device.We don’t stop there. Not only do we alert you when there is a problem, we provide 24/7 support to get you back online. Tap one button in our app and you will immediately connect to a trained technician to troubleshoot and diagnose the issue. No more wasting time trying to guess what the problem is. If we can’t fix the issue remotely, we will dispatch a local Boomtown technician to your store and fix the issue in person.

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Check out how it works.To learn more about Poynt, read Osama Bedier's inaugural blog post or the press release from their launch.