Datacap Systems releases the Ackroo version of their GIFTePay solution

Ackroo broadens their merchant reach with integration to middleware management system provider

OTTAWA, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Ackroo Inc. (TSXV: AKR), a loyalty and rewards technology and services provider, announced today that it has completed integration to Datacap Systems' GIFTePay™ solution. This integration will allow over 500 different POS software solutions to integrate to the Ackroo gift card and loyalty solution set. Current and prospective merchants of Ackroo that utilize restaurant and retail management systems like Squirrel, Maitre D and Logivison just to name a few, will now have the ability to integrate directly to the Ackroo platform regardless of what payment processor or terminals they are using.  This creates more options for the merchant, opportunities for Datacap's resellers to work with current and prospective Ackroo customers, and opens up the door for Ackroo to support a very large mass of merchants who require or prefer direct gift card and/or loyalty integration through their POS software solution.

"Integration to Datacap Systems is an extremely exciting advancement for Ackroo." said Steve Levely, chief executive officer at Ackroo. "This work significantly increases our addressable market while also providing a great value add to any of our current and prospective customers that utilize one of Datacap's partnered POS solutions. A great win for Ackroo and our valued merchants."

We're pleased to provide an additional gift and loyalty option to our Point of Sale integration partners and their dealer channels – especially one as robust and feature-rich as Ackroo," commented Justin Zeigler, Marketing Director at Datacap Systems. "Fully Integrated gift and loyalty programs are proven to increase retailer traffic and average ticket and margin, all while providing new revenue and promotional opportunities for the solutions provider."

About Ackroo

Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty solutions into the $145 billion North American gift card and loyalty market. Their solutions enable businesses, merchants and business networks to increase profitability and build long-term customer relationships through customized gift card and loyalty programs. Ackroo's web-based solutions provide the power of a massively scalable software platform in a lightweight online tool that works with existing point-of-sale equipment, making it easy and affordable for businesses to launch gift card & loyalty programs that deliver immediate return on investment. Ackroo is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, visit:

About Datacap Systems

Datacap Systems celebrates 31 years of successfully designing, manufacturing and marketing innovative integrated payment solutions. One, simple interface allows Point of Sale developers to keep pace with evolving trends and payment industry standards, so they can spend development dollars on POS innovation rather than integrated payments.  Datacap sells their products exclusively through authorized POS resellers in order to provide merchants high-end payment solutions coupled with top-tier installation, service and support. Integrated payment solutions from Datacap are utilized by hundreds of POS applications in an array of vertical markets.

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SOURCE: Ackroo Inc.

For further information: John Chapman, Chief Financial Officer, Ackroo, Tel: 613-599-2396 x714, Email:


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