PayAnywhere Signs Agreement with Discover to Offer PayPal Payment Card Acceptance 

Troy, MI (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 

PayAnywhere (, a leading mobile payment solution provider, announced today that they have teamed with Discover Financial Services, a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services, to offer PayAnywhere merchants the ability to accept PayPal at the point of sale. This means that PayAnywhere merchants will be able to accept PayPal and will be able to tap into PayPal’s rapidly growing customer base that has swelled to more than 55 million active customers in the U.S., more and more of whom are using the PayPal payment card.

“PayAnywhere is steadfastly committed to making mobile payment acceptance as simple and seamless as possible,” says Marc Gardner, founder, president and CEO of North American Bancard, who owns and operates PayAnywhere. “Now, by offering PayPal acceptance, we’re not just allowing merchants to accept payments whenever and wherever, we’re helping them grow their revenue opportunity through a whole new form of currency exchange right on their POS devices. Just as importantly, we’re making the mobile transactions process smoother than ever for both merchants and their customers.”

“PayAnywhere is demonstrating a commitment to being a leader in the transactions processing industry,“ says Diane Offereins, President of Discover Payment Services. “Clearly they have shown the foresight to be among the distinguished merchant services companies to bring PayPal Payment card acceptance to their customers.”

"Consumers are continuing to leverage technology to shop in new ways and PayPal is excited to collaborate with North American Bancard to offer their customers a frictionless payment experience," said Don Kingsborough, V.P. Retail, PayPal. "Their support and collaboration will help to bring the future of shopping to consumers and retailers today.”

PayAnywhere merchants will be able to start accepting PayPal at the point of sale for card-present transactions on or about December 20, 2013.

About PayAnywhere
PayAnywhere ( is comprised of an innovative card reader and app that transforms smartphones and tablets into credit card processing terminals, allowing merchants to accept payments anytime, anywhere. PayAnywhere is powered by North American Bancard (, a trusted name in payment solutions since 1992 who processes more than $13 billion in transactions for more than 250,000 merchants each year. North American Bancard is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, and employs 3,000 dedicated Sales Partners and 600 Team Members.