BlueKite (http://www.bluekite.com), a leading provider of international bill payment solutions, and Ficohsa Express a licensed Money Transmitter and US subsidiary of Ficohsa S.A., one of the largest banks and insurers in Central America, announced today that they have entered into strategic partnership to provide BlueKite’s proprietary international bill payment platform to the Ficohsa Express customer base in the USA.
Leveraging BlueKite’s current international bill pay portfolio servicing Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Ecuador, and Nicaragua, Ficohsa Express will offer its clients a new product offering which will allow them to pay for their family’s utilities and telecommunication bills back home.
“Ficohsa Express is pleased to be able to offer its customers in the United States the ability to pay their loved ones’ utility bills back home. BlueKite’s services are a natural extension to our traditional remittance service and is the best bill-pay technology platform we have found” said Gerson Coello, General Manager of Ficohsa Express.
“BlueKite is excited to partner with Grupo Financiero Ficohsa as its name is synonymous with quality banking, insurance, and remittance services throughout Latin America” said Benny Hammond, Business Development Manager of BlueKite.
BlueKite offers a unique, state of the art, web-based platform that allows consumers to make real-time cross border bill payments around the world. Payments are safe, accurate, reliable and guaranteed. BlueKite makes bill pay transactions possible through the integration of a proprietary payments platform with the accounting system of relevant service providers worldwide, allowing customers to view up to the minute balance information and pay bills immediately. Recently the company announced a $1.5 million seed round led by the founding team and PeopleFund. For more information please visit http://www.bluekite.com
About Grupo Financiero Ficohsa
Ficohsa Bank, as part of Grupo Financiero FICOHSA, S.A. has become one of the most important banks in Honduras, with an excellent track record in its operations and list of corresponding banks. Today, Banco Ficohsa also has a base in Panama as Ficohsa Panama, in Guatemala as Banco Ficohsa Guatemala, and in the United States as Ficohsa Express. For more information please visit http://www.ficohsa.com
About Ficohsa Express
Ficohsa Express was founded in 2001, and it serves as the subsidiary of Grupo Ficohsa in the United States. Ficohsa Express is focused on the service of sending and receiving cash remittances to Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America. For more information please visit http://www.ficohsaexpress.com
Benny Hammond, 305-400-0818