MAITLAND, Fla. & MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2014--
Viewpost North America (Viewpost) today announced a partnership with
U.S. Bank, lead bank of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB). Guided by a co-branded
microsite hosted on the U.S. Bank website (usbank.com/viewpost),
small business customers can easily connect their bank accounts to the
Viewpost® network where they can also connect to their
trading partners to exchange electronic invoices and payments with
unprecedented speed and efficiency. This partnership aligns with
Viewpost’s commitment to making everyday business simple, fast and
“We're honored to become an integral part of U.S. Bank small business
offering,” said Max Eliscu, Founder and CEO of Viewpost. “We believe
this partnership will benefit the day-to-day operations of small
business owners and greatly improve the way small businesses send and
receive electronic payments.”
U.S. Bank has made this solution available to all 1.3 million existing
small business customers. The Viewpost network is free to join, and
enables any size company to securely connect with any trading partner to
send, receive and manage electronic invoices and payments.
“U.S. Bank continues to look for innovative solutions that help small
business customers not only improve their day to day banking, but also
their day to day business,” said Jeff Parker, SVP of Small Business
Product and Strategy at U.S. Bank. “Viewpost presents a transparent and
unified approach to electronic payments and invoice management, and we
are pleased to be one of the first banks to partner with Viewpost.”
Viewpost offers a secure network that's free to join, eliminating the
usual barriers to adoption, such as cost complexity, incentive and lack
of technological sophistication. Connecting to the network and using the
service requires no purchase of new software or hardware, no consumption
of IT resources, and no change to existing business processes.
U.S. Bank is one of the top small business banks in the United States,
consistently ranking among the top banks nationally for Small Business
Administration (SBA) lending. In addition to its products and services,
U.S. Bank provides advice and networking opportunities to business
owners of varying sizes and stages of their business life through U.S.
Bank Connect™ www.usbankconnect.com.
The company also produces an annual report of small business owners’
views on the economy and their business in the U.S.
Bank Annual Small Business Survey. For more information on U.S.
Bank’s full service offering to small businesses visit www.usbank.com/smallbusiness.
Viewpost North America believes time is
precious and irreplaceable. Viewpost brings visibility, efficiency and
simplicity to the everyday exchange of invoices and payments through a
secure business network of opportunities designed to empower any size
business. Founded in 2011, Viewpost is headquartered in Maitland, Fla.,
with additional offices in Minneapolis and Seattle. Visit them online at Viewpost.com.
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $391 billion
in assets as of Sept. 30, 2014, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the
fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates
3,177 banking offices in 25 states and 5,026 ATMs and provides a
comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses
and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
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Source: U.S. Bank
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
Viewpost Director of Brand
Fleishman Hillard Vice President