Further raising its profile within the global health and wellness space, MINDBODY has made a strategic investment in Fitt, a location-based healthy living platform that helps users find nearby fitness studios, restaurants, outdoor adventures, and events.Read More
California-based technology platform MINDBODY is expanding its global team with its latest acquisition. The company, which provides software and payments services for the boutique health, fitness and beauty industries, announced last week that it plans to acquire Simplicity First, a software company based in Pune, Maharashtra, India. According to its web site, Simplicity First offers software…Read More
PaymentFacilitator’s News Roundup is a curated mix of the past week’s news and articles from around the web, including company announcements, global payments news, and other coverage and analysis of topics relevant to payment facilitators.Read More
Despite significant M&A movement within the payments industry over the past couple of years, the activity doesn’t appear to be over. In fact, at the end of last year, Rick Oglesby, president of AZ Payments Group, predicted that acquisition would pick up in 2019 – and so far, the year is not disappointing.Read More
During his keynote address at PF WORLD 2018, Chandre told the audience that the “true message” behind vertical software is also a critical factor determining whether the platform was successful.Read More
For many B2B software companies, the integration of payments is an evolution. The company begins by offering software to enable business operations for a particular vertical. The benefit of offering payments to support those operations may become clear later on. Not so with MINDBODY.Read More
As SaaS companies decide whether and how to integrate payments into their offerings or seek ways to leverage payments as a key part of their growth strategy, learning from the experiences of existing payment facilitators and other companies who are already successfully walking this road can help smooth the way ahead.Read More
Software provider MINDBODY has agreed to acquire Booker Software for about $150 million, the company announced this week.Read More
Among fintech companies, there is often a common thread. Many began with the needs of a vertical in mind. Then they create a solution from the ground up that meets those needs.
Usually, however, the people who develop software for these companies are already programmers.
Not so with Mindbody, the software company that caters to health, beauty and wellness businesses.Read More