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Technology startup offers personalized and print boutique-quality greeting cards

Technology startup offers personalized and print boutique-quality greeting cards

Card Isle was founded in 2013 by three Virginia Tech engineering students passionate about making greeting cards more personal, accessible and fun!

www.cardisle.com
Card Isle was founded in 2013 by three Virginia Tech engineering students passionate about making greeting cards more personal, accessible and fun! www.cardisle.com
Card Isle was founded in 2013 by three Virginia Tech engineering students passionate about making greeting cards more personal, accessible and fun! www.cardisle.com
Card Isle
www.cardisle.com
Card Isle www.cardisle.com
Card Isle www.cardisle.com

Richmond, VA, Oct. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) today announced that the Virginia Founders Fund (VFF) has invested in Card Isle, a Blacksburg, Va.-based technology company that is rethinking how greeting cards can be distributed in a changing retail landscape. Card Isle offers turnkey solutions to design, order, and print personalized greeting cards, and will use this capital from VFF to continue their rapid growth in the eCommerce gifting sector and develop new markets.

 

Greeting cards have a unique ability to connect people

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Black Friday 2020 Deals | Apple Discounts, Gift Cards, Ad Leaks

Black Friday 2020 is approaching, and you may be wondering where to find the best Apple deals. Or perhaps you have questions about the shopping holiday or how the pandemic will affect this year’s season. We’re taking a look at what to expect from Apple deals, third-party retailers, and how this year will be different.

Apple Black Friday Deals

With Black Friday comes aggressive deals on computers and electronics, including Apple devices.

Historically, third-party retailers have offered steep instant discounts on a wide range of Apple products, from iPad to MacBook Pro, typically beating Apple Store promotions. In 2019, Apple itself issued gift cards valued at up to $200 with qualifying products, while Apple Authorized Resellers offered even bigger cash discounts on select items.

Shop Apple Deals and Steals for Black Friday Unlock Insider Black Friday Apple Prices

Current savings

There are plenty of discounts going on right now ahead of Black Friday, with many promotions available exclusively for AppleInsider readers. Here

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Marqeta launches tokenization-as-a-service for digital cards

  • Mobile wallets have taken off amid the coronavirus pandemic as a touch-free way to pay.
  • Marqeta, the card-issuing platform, is opening up its digital tokenization tech to anyone, broadening the scope of companies that can use Marqeta to issue digital cards.
  • Marqeta powers delivery apps like DoorDash and Instacart, as well as peer-to-peer payments platforms like Square’s Cash App.
  • Both Square and JPMorgan are already using Marqeta’s tokenization-as-a-service platform.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Contactless payments have taken off amid the coronavirus pandemic, with consumers seeking out touch-free ways to pay. One of the world’s most valuable fintechs is targeting that trend, looking to help companies distribute digital cards even if they aren’t current customers.

Marqeta, the card-issuing startup last valued at $4.3 billion, announced Tuesday it is now offering its digital card issuance tech to anyone. Described as “tokenization-as-a-service,” any company that wants to be able to

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Some Lucrative Card Bonuses; How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Helped Women Get Credit Cards

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Paved the Way for Women to Get Credit Cards

If you are a woman who holds a credit card, you owe it in large part to the efforts of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In Reed v. Reed, the landmark 1971 case highlighted in the 2018 film “On The Basis Of Sex”, Ginsburg co-wrote a brief arguing that a provision of Idaho state law which said men were to be preferred to women in appointing the administrators of an estate violated the Constitution. The court agreed, finding unanimously that dissimilar treatment, “on the basis of sex,” between men and women was unconstitutional. [NextAdvisor]

Here’s Who Qualifies for Chase Sapphire Preferred’s New Massive, Limited-Time 80,000-Point Welcome Bonus

Chase just released its highest ever welcome bonus: eligible new Chase Sapphire Preferred Card applicants can earn 80,000

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The Unicorn Visa? The X1 Card? A New Breed of Futuristic Credit Cards Is Vying for Your Wallet

Is your credit card ripe for a technology update? That’s what some entrepreneurs think, and they’re going all in on a new generation of credit cards that attempt to leverage emerging tech for an upgraded user experience.



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Among the coolest new features of this breed of futuristic cards is their ability to create temporary virtual credit card numbers — which can be used for purchases and then disappear before they could possibly be used by a scammer. There are some great old-fashioned perks for these cards too, like the chance of earning 3x points or more on purchases.

The X1 Card

According to X1’s co-founder and CEO, Deepak Rao, there’s been “No true innovation in credit cards for multiple decades.” He notes that most people use basically the same cards as their parents and even their grandparents, and he cites cards that are still in

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