April 25, 2007
Innuity Extends Strategic Relationship with International Merchant Services (IMS)
Company’s Creditdiscovery Product to Serve as Primary Tool For IMS’s Customer Acquisition Strategy
REDMOND, Wash. (April 25, 2007) – Innuity, Inc. (OTC BB: INNU), a Software as a Service (SaaS) company that designs, acquires and integrates affordable solutions for small business announced that it has extended its strategic relationship with International Merchant Services (IMS) through which Innuity’s Creditdiscovery product will serve as the merchant life cycle management tool for IMS’s customer acquisition strategy.
“This agreement with our newly launched Creditdiscovery product, with a premier bankcard provider like IMS, underscores our belief that Innuity can now provide top tier life cycle management tools to the independent sales organization (ISO) community,” said John Wall, Innuity chairman and CEO. “We foresee the relationship with IMS will pave the way for continued partnership opportunities with similar bankcard providers in the near future.”
Under the terms of the agreement IMS will utilize the Creditdiscovery Life Cycle Management product to report, summarize and detail merchant data through its reporting portal and manage the risk on its overall merchant portfolio as well as its automated booking and boarding through the popular Goldmine CRM tool set. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Doug Merryman, president of Innuity’s Merchant Services business line stated, “With IMS being one of the most recognized bankcard acquirers in the industry, we are proud to have made an impact on IMS’s business and we continue to deliver on our goals to improve operational efficiencies, reduce bankcard acquirers costs and enhance the reporting capabilities of our merchants.”
“This relationship is strategic to our overall goals of maintaining world class services to our merchants, while reducing our internal operating costs,” stated IMS president Chris Kazor. “Creditdiscovery plays an integral role in our core business of risk management as well as our booking and boarding processes, and we look forward to continuing this relationship well into the future.”
About InnuityHeadquartered in Redmond, WA, Innuity is Software as a Service (SaaS) company that designs,acquires and integrates applications to deliver solutions for small business. Innuity’s Internettechnology is based on an affordable, on-demand model that allows small businesses to simply interact with customers, business partners and vendors and efficiently manage their businesses. Innuity delivers its on-demand applications through its Internet technology platform, Innuity Velocity™. The Velocity technology platform enables use-based pricing, provides the opportunity to choose applications individually or as an integrated suite and requires minimum start-up costs and maintenance. For more information on Innuity and LeadConnect, go to www.innuity.com and leadconnect.innuity.com.
About International Merchant ServicesInternational Merchant Services Inc®, based in Westmont, IL, has grown to become one of the largest and most dependable Electronic Merchant Bankcard Processors in the United States, with future expansion plans to include offices in Toronto, Canada and Edinburgh, Scotland, which will allow the company to offer international merchant accounts. International Merchant Services processes millions of credit card transactions for thousands of business owners in all 50 states, ranging from large nationally known merchant accounts such as Midas®, Subway Subs®, Curves for Women®, Dominos Pizza® and Jiffy Lube to local neighborhood retail, restaurant and lodging businesses.
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Jordan Silverstein & Christine Berni
The Investor Relations Group