PURCHASE, NY – November 29, 2018 – University Fancards partners with Mastercard as the exclusive network for the nation’s only provider of collegiately-branded prepaid reloadable cards and gift cards. Together, Mastercard and University Fancards are fueling fandom with the only gift card and payment solution that shows off team pride with every purchase.
“As the exclusive network brand for University Fancards, Mastercard is excited to connect cardholders to their passion for college sports,” said Linda Kirkpatrick, executive vice president, U.S. Merchants and Acceptance, Mastercard. “This partnership will bring valuable Mastercard benefits to millions of fans across the country. We look forward to leveraging our assets and expertise to drive growth and brand affinity.”
With over twenty college teams to choose from, fans can easily connect their college fandom to their wallet. ®Fans can use their Fancard wherever Mastercard debit is accepted to buy all the things they want and need from team gear and game day tickets, to paying bills and everyday purchases.
”Mastercard is one of the most trusted, respected and well-recognized brands known for creating priceless experiences for cardholders,” said University Fancards Co-Founder and CEO Lynn Boggs. “Mastercard is a perfect fit for our fans everywhere, and through this partnership, we are able to bring experiences that show Fandom is Priceless.”
Fans can manage their Fancard Prepaid Mastercard® on the go by simply downloading the Fancard App where they can load their card with direct deposit, cash, and more while enjoying benefits such as mobile banking,text alerts. Fancard Gift Cards are now available at thousands of retailers nationwide.
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About University Fancards
University Fancards, is the nation’s only provider of collegiately licensed prepaid reloadable cards and gift cards. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, our mission is to bring fans nationwide a new way to show their fandom everywhere they go. We are fueled by fandom and united with our community of cardholders through our passion for our teams. We are proud to partner with over twenty universities, including the Alabama Crimson Tide, Michigan Wolverines, and Texas Longhorns among many more, and plan to announce several new partnerships with additional universities soon. By connecting your team to your wallet, we are changing the game for fans everywhere by providing the Ultimate Card for Ultimate Fans. For more information, visit our website at www.ufancards.com, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Youtube, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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