Hockey Canada Approves VersaPay as a Payment Provider to its membership
MONTREAL, QC – February 10, 2012– VersaPay Corporation (TSXV: VPY) (“VersaPay” or the “Company”), a provider of merchant credit, debit and B2B/B2C Electronic Bill Payment and Presentment solutions, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to provide Hockey Canada, the sole governing body for all amateur hockey in Canada with payment processing services & alternative payments.
“I am both pleased and extremely proud, to have VersaPay associated with such a wonderful national organization, in Hockey Canada. This truly is a special partnership and is an extension of VersaPay’s involvement and support of minor league sport within Canada.” said Patrick MacDonald, President of VersaPay.
Specific terms of the deal were not disclosed.
VersaPay’s financial technology enables businesses and consumers across Canada to accept and process credit, debit and gift card transactions. As a payment services and financial technology company serving more than 3,000 Canadian businesses, VersaPay, in conjunction with its partners, provides the hardware, technology, infrastructure and support services that businesses of all types require to accept and process electronic payments from their consumers and clients.
While its core business is credit card processing services, VersaPay also provides enhanced financial technology solutions such as VersaPay Email Money Transfer – the Company’s proprietary Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment solution – which enables merchants and consumers to easily transact with one another. VersaPay has operations in Montreal, Vancouver and Toronto.
About Hockey Canada
Hockey Canada is the national governing body for grassroots hockey in this country. The organization works in conjunction with the 13 regional branches, the Canadian Hockey League and Canadian InterUniversity Sport in growing the game at all levels. Hockey Canada oversees the management of programs in Canada from entry-level to high performance teams and competitions, including world championships and the Olympic Winter Games. Hockey Canada is also Canada’s voice within the International Ice Hockey Federation.
Hockey Canada has offices in Calgary and Ottawa and operates regional centres in Western Canada, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada.