IMPESA Opens US Office in Stamford, Connecticut

Proximity to World Financial Capital and Innovation Hub to Boost North American Expansion  

Impesa®, a SaaS development company that has launched a suite of FinTech products including the self-service credit and debit card management tool Monibyte® plus Business Intelligence and Analytics solutions, announces the opening of a new office in Stamford, Connecticut.

“We have made a strategic decision to move our US office to one of the leading innovation districts just outside of New York City,” noted Mario Hernández, Founder and CEO of Impesa, “Stamford is the perfect choice for our continued US expansion.”

The Connecticut office is located at Workpoint, 290 Harbor Drive, Stamford, CT 06902, the US team can be reached at the company’s new number 203-295-0088. Workpoint is home to a hedge fund, financial technology companies, and a full-service state-of-the-art television studio and media production facility. Part of Shippan Landing, situated directly on Long Island Sound, the 15,000 square foot space is adjacent to Brewer Yacht Haven Marina with stunning water views. Workpoint is part of a cluster of corporate buildings that are home to A&E Networks, Vineyard Vines, Octagon Sports Marketing and other brands and companies of note. Just ten minutes from I-95 and the Stamford Transportation Center, and accessible by Amtrak and Metro-North commuter rail trains, the new office is conveniently located.

“A short commute from Manhattan — the financial capital of the world — Stamford is home to numerous Fortune 500 and 1000 companies, has a sophisticated talent pool, and is laden with leading companies in technology, finance and innovation.” said kHyal, Chief Marketing Officer, “The new location also provides easy access to secondary markets in Philadelphia, Boston, Providence and beyond.

Founded in Costa Rica in 2013, Impesa is an innovator of mobile and digital payment solutions. The company has developed technologies including card integration with satellite positioning systems (GPS) for large local and multinational distribution companies that use the software to manage fleets. These technologies are included in Impesa’s revolutionary flagship SaaS platform, Monibyte. Developed completely in-house by a dedicated team of engineers and programmers, the software has processed millions of transactions with major international corporate clients since launching in 2014, and is expanding into US and international markets. For banks, Monibyte is an unprecedented addition to their commercial credit and debit card portfolios, and as a byproduct mitigates over 90% of credit card fraud, potentially saving millions. For companies that are corporate customers of banks that offer Monibyte, it is an invaluable tool that allows 100% control of how every credit or debit card within the organization can be used. From sums of money, to type of currency, days of the week, time of day, geographic location and specific merchant; parameters can be changed instantly in real-time from the easy-to-use, web-based interface or smart phone app, without having to contact the bank. Monibyte integrates with most major ERPs, saving time and money on accounting tasks and eliminating expense reports.

IMPESA’s Founder, Chairman and CEO, Mario Hernández, is a known expert in the field of electronic payment innovation. He was honored with International Banker’s Best Innovation in Retail and Commercial Banking award in 2015, interviewed at The London Stock Exchange, and was a featured speaker and panelist at the Mobile Payments Latin America Summit in 2016.

IMPESA has offices in San José, Costa Rica and Stamford, Connecticut.