Stack Sports and TapNPay+ team up to deliver mobile payments app that gives back to youth sports to accelerate recovery.

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Continuing their innovative approach to helping sports organizations recover from COVID-19, Stack Sports has partnered with TapNPay+ to launch a new mobile payments app that gives back while you spend.

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“Helping youth sports organizations adapt to the changing world has been a huge focus for us at Stack Sports, before and during the COVID-19 crisis." - Jeff Brunsberg, Chief Revenue and Strategy Officer

To meet the growing need for additional funding in youth sports organizations, Stack Sports and TapNPay+ are launching a new mobile payments app that provides financial assistance to both the consumer and the athletic organization of their choosing. This next-gen technology provides instant cash back to its users while simultaneously generating a direct donation to their preferred sports organization upon every purchase. The TapNPay+ app can be used in store or online at any of their 270+ merchant partners across the United States. Upon each use of the mobile app, a percentage of the transaction will be donated back to local clubs, leagues, associations, and youth sports charities.

  • This Partnership signals a commitment by both organizations to accelerate the recovery of youth sports in the U.S.
  • A percentage of all in-person and online retail transactions using the TapNPay+ mobile app will be sent directly back to youth sports organizations.
  • TapNPay+ is national partners with over 270 of the nation’s biggest brands, and their technology can be utilized in-store or online at any one of them. These brands include, The Home Depot, Panera Bread, Buffalo Wild Wings, Ulta, Southwest Airlines, CVS and many more.
  • This next-gen mobile app will leverage Stack Sports secure payment technology Stack Pay.

“We believe this is the right Partnership to help youth sports organizations rebuild and thrive,” said Jeff Brunsberg, Chief Revenue and Strategy Officer at Stack Sports. “Helping youth sports organizations adapt to the changing world has been a huge focus for us at Stack Sports, before and during the COVID-19 crisis. We believe finding new ways to generate revenue for our Partners with no cost to parents will contribute to the industry’s overall economic recovery.”

Following “stay at home” orders around the U.S. due to the pandemic, retail spending is one of the biggest categories to rebound in the economy. With billions of dollars in retail transactions occurring via the buying power of youth sports families, this represents a new and significant source of funding for local organizations. The impact of COVID-19 on youth sports in the U.S. could cost the industry billions of dollars and leave many clubs struggling to survive. This zero-cost to parents or organizations approach to providing financial assistance is an innovative take on harnessing the buying power of loyal consumers with digital payment technology. This initiative creates a mutually beneficial scenario for families and the youth sports industry.

“Accelerating the recovery of youth sports in the US is critical to keeping kids involved in sports. At TapNPay+, we chose to partner with the global leader in sports technology so we could make as big of an impact as possible for organized athletics across the country,” said Gary Antonucci, Vice President of Strategic Operations TapNPay+. “Our technology will allow millions of families to fuel this recovery, and all they have to do is use our mobile app on purchases they were already making each and every day. Our goal is simply to provide daily financial support to organizations and families in order to assist in the continuance of all extracurricular activities.”

Stack Sports, the largest and fastest-growing global provider of sports technology, will bolster its mobile payments business and reinforce its Payments as a Service strategy worldwide with this Partnership. The joint venture will include marketing plans through Sports Connect which will continue to offer its Partners a comprehensive solution with best-in-class club management tools, industry-leading support, and ease of use. All of this combined will allow youth sports organizations to enjoy a unique and comprehensive experience in the Stack Sports ecosystem.

TapNPay+ and Stack Sports are in the process of accepting new youth sports organizations. Interested organizations can find more information or apply online at https://mailchi.mp/stack/tapnpay

About Stack Sports
With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides world-class software and services to support national governing bodies, youth sports associations, leagues, clubs, parents, coaches, and athletes. Some of the largest and most prominent sports organizations including the U.S. Soccer Federation, Little League Baseball and Softball, and Pop Warner Little Scholars rely on Stack Sports technology to run and manage their organizations. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on three key pillars -- Play, Improve, and Engage. To learn more about how Stack Sports is transforming the sports experience, please visit http://www.stacksports.com.

About TapNPay+
TapNPay+ is designed to disrupt the traditional fundraising industry by presenting a mutually rewarding experience for users and their cause. The TapNPay+ mobile payment technology provides users with instant cash back upon every purchase in store or online, and generates a direct donation to the organization they wish to support. TapNPay+ has over 270 national partners across a wide range of industries such as retail, restaurants, travel, entertainment and more. TapNPay+’s goal is to create a purchasing process for users to simply Tap, Pay and Go, while earning instant cash back and directly providing funds to their cause. To learn more about how TapNPay+ could assist in your organization’s funding efforts, please visit https://tapnpayplus.com/.

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