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Harbor Square Southwest
5520 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 250
Portland, OR, 97239


CEO and President
Director of Business Development
Managing Director, Tyfone APAC


Series A, 2/2008
Ojas Venture Partners
Series B, 9/2010
HDFC Holdings
Polaris Software Lab
Ojas Venture Partners
Debt, 2/2012

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Tyfone makes a mobile financial services platform, which allows banks to give customers a branded banking and payment system for mobile phones.

Operating in any standard memory card slot, Tyfone’s u4ia® platform and its companion SideTap™ memory card comprise the world’s first patented, neutral, and comprehensive memory card-based payments solution for mobile contactless payments. Tyfone and its partners enable a suite of services including Mobile Banking, Mobile Identity Management, Mobile Remote Payments, Mobile Retail Services and Mobile Contactless Payments.

Recent Milestones

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    Tyfone received $300k in Debt funding. (2/9/12)
    Posted 9/2/13 at 10:19pm via
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    Tyfone — The $944 million CoVantage Credit Union in Antigo, Wis., has launched mobile banking, using the mobile wallet services of Tyfone Inc. of Portland, Ore (2/7/12)
    Posted 2/14/12 at 11:55am via
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    Tyfone — Tyfone announced today the availability of iCashe™, a new mobile wallet and eCommerce engine that for the first time delivers purchasing power through any mobile banking application. (10/12/11)
    Posted 2/14/12 at 11:40am via
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    Tyfone added Tom Spitzer as CEO and President. (10/1/10)
    Posted 5/12/08 at 2:09pm
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    Tyfone received $5M in Series B funding. (9/7/10)
    Posted 9/7/10 at 8:35pm via
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    Tyfone received in Series A funding. (2/4/08)
    Posted 5/12/08 at 2:09pm via
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    Tyfone added Prabhakar Tadepalli as Managing Director, Tyfone APAC.
    Posted 5/12/08 at 2:09pm
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    Tyfone added Siva G. Narendra as CTO.
    Posted 5/12/08 at 2:09pm
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    Tyfone added Carol Grunberg as Director of Business Development.
    Posted 9/18/09 at 5:53pm



Tyfone demoing at FinovateStartup 2008

Added: 3/9/14


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  1. Tyfone Closes Funding Deal With Ojas Venture Partners ( [edit]
  2. Tyfone Closes Series B Investment from HDFC Holdings, Polaris Software Lab, and Ojas Venture Partners ( [edit]
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  4. Tyfone Introduces iCashe Mobile Wallet That Combines Mobile Banking With Digital Commerce ( [edit]
    CoVantage CU Goes With Tyfone Mobile Wallet ( [edit]
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