Cartana Partners with CardConnect to Offer Integrated Payment Processing

A solution built to improve business operations and provide enhanced fraud protection.

Mason, OH, November 05, 2018 --( Cartana, a leading provider of digital technologies designed for SMB retailers, and CardConnect, a First Data company, have announced a partnership that will provide customers with simple and secure payment acceptance through a seamlessly integrated offering.

This strategic partnership brings secure payment acceptance to the Cartana platform through the power of Bolt P2PE, CardConnect’s solution for simplified payment device integrations. This powerful combination provides data breach protection for businesses and their customers through PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) and tokenization, along with the ability to simplify efforts to comply with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).

In addition to securing sensitive data, Cartana users will be able to manage their business and easily process transactions within one comprehensive platform, allowing for streamlined reconciliation and an enhanced customer experience. This single source solution also covers all payment channels, allowing customers to pay using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Debit, ACH, EBT, gift cards, and NFC/Contactless.

“This partnership will power Cartana customers’ payment processing across various devices including POS, table side tablets, phone apps, online marketplaces and other innovative end-user devices,” said Dr. John Wen, Founder and CEO of Cartana. “The Cartana platform with low-cost, usage-based SaaS provides essential digital technologies to SMB retailers from e-commerce website building, in store operations, table side services, lobby registration, delivery order routing, self-serve services, online ordering, digital assistant with various automated tasks, hybrid messaging, CRM to digital marketing. All these real-time connected technologies are made possible by collaborating with strategic partners like CardConnect.”

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About Cartana
Founded in 2015 by Dr. John Wen, a serial entrepreneur, and two other computing veterans, with their combined 50+ years’ experience in banking, academic, defense, supply chains and retail, Cartana is a SaaS company that provides essential digital technologies to SMB operators. Cartana aims to help SMB operators transform their business to the digital world. To learn more about Cartana, visit or contact (513) 677-5050.
John Wen