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Featured Article NMI Acquires IRIS CRM, Expanding Deeper in the Commerce Value-Chain

To meet increased demand for full commerce enablement solutions, NMI and IRIS CRM’s joint offerings better enable ISO, ISV, bank and fintech partners SCHAUMBURG, IL – JANUARY 18, 2022 – NMI, a leading full commerce enablement technology company, today announced it has acquired IRIS CRM, a premier merchant services CRM and comprehensive merchant management platform […]

ISO vs. ISV: What Does Each Do in the Payments Ecosystem? ISO vs. ISV: What Does Each Do in the Payments Ecosystem?
Read MoreISO vs. ISV: What Does Each Do in the Payments Ecosystem?

ISO and ISV are two extremely common terms in the payments industry, but, despite a couple of common letters, the two acronyms describe companies that do very different work – independent sales organizations and independent software vendors. But while ISOs and ISVs have little in common on the surface, the rise of online digital payments […]

What is the Payment Facilitator Model and What Benefits Does it Offer? What is the Payment Facilitator Model and What Benefits Does it Offer?
Read MoreWhat is the Payment Facilitator Model and What Benefits Does it Offer?

Payment facilitators are intermediaries that provide value to the payments industry by matching merchants with electronic payment processing services. The payment facilitator model is a relatively new one that offers some notable benefits to both the merchants they serve and themselves – namely a faster, smoother process, and more control over pricing and merchant selection.  […]

Payments CRMs – What Makes Them Different from Generalist CRMs? Payments CRMs – What Makes Them Different from Generalist CRMs?
Read MorePayments CRMs – What Makes Them Different from Generalist CRMs?

What makes a payments CRM different from the dozens of non-industry-specific tools on the market today? At the highest level, customer resource management tools are software platforms designed to help sales organizations do more with the data generated from every interaction they have with a lead or customer. CRM as a practice and a technology […]

How Do I Become a PayFac? How Do I Become a PayFac?
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Much like independent sales organizations, payment facilitators are companies that act as the liaison between processors and the merchants on the frontlines of electronic payments. PayFacs exist for two reasons: to help payment processors serve far more merchants than they could on their own, and to make it faster and easier for small and medium-sized […]

Understanding What a PayFac Does Understanding What a PayFac Does
Read MoreUnderstanding What a PayFac Does

New entrants into the payments industry have a lot of acronyms and contractions to sift through, and one that’s becoming more and more common is PayFac – short for payment facilitator. The PayFac model is readily gaining popularity across the industry, but merchants and industry pros alike who are more familiar with independent sales organizations […]

Automated Fiserv Payment Facilitator Residuals Calculations Automated Fiserv Payment Facilitator Residuals Calculations
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IRIS CRM has further enhanced the Residuals module to include Automated Residuals Calculations for Fiserv Payment Facilitators. IRIS CRM combines PayFac’s expense and revenue reports from Fiserv and automatically calculates their residuals so they don’t have to.  Payment Facilitators will now conveniently see both their PayFac and ISO portfolios in one, central location within IRIS, […]

What is a PayFac? -- Understanding the Differences with ISOs What is a PayFac? — Understanding the Differences with ISOs
Read MoreWhat is a PayFac? — Understanding the Differences with ISOs

A Payment Facilitator, or PayFac, is a company that provides payment processing services to merchants looking to accept credit and debit cards. PayFacs work under one or more payment processors, operating in a layer of the industry between processors and merchants. They offer merchants a variety of services, including merchant accounts, ongoing support, payment hardware […]

ISO vs PayFac ISO vs. PayFac: How the Two Most Common Types of Payment Intermediaries Differ
Read MoreISO vs. PayFac: How the Two Most Common Types of Payment Intermediaries Differ

Independent sales organizations (ISOs) and payment facilitators (PayFacs) both act as intermediaries between merchants and payment processors, making them parallel channels in the overall payments ecosystem. However, despite their high-level similarities, there are some major operational differences between how ISOs and PayFacs operate. These include the responsibilities they carry out, their relationships with payment processors, […]

New Integration: Fiserv Reporting For Payment Facilitators New Integration: Fiserv Reporting For Payment Facilitators
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We are pleased to announce that IRIS CRM is now integrated with Fiserv reporting for payment facilitators! Payment facilitators can now view Fiserv merchant account information, deposits, adjustments, retrievals, and chargebacks right from within IRIS CRM. IRIS CRM’s Fiserv Reporting for Payment Facilitators integration ensures that you have a stable, fast, and automated data feed […]

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