Leader in Mobile Bill Payment Extends Services to Utility Companies
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blackstone Technology Group, a global technology and management consulting firm, today announces a partnership with Pageonce, a personal finance software that allows customers to track and pay all of their bills in one place using their mobile phones. With Blackstone’s expertise in the energy industry and Pageonce’s leading position in mobile bill payments, the partnership will extend Pageonce to utility companies.
The Pageonce solution helps utilities launch mobile applications at very low cost, drive electronic bill payment, accelerate conversions to paperless statements, and deliver smart meter data such as energy use and outage alerts. With a 5-star rating, the Pageonce smartphone application already has more than 7 million registered users and was named one of Apple’s Best of 2010 and 2011 and an Android 2011 Editor’s Choice.
“Many utilities are beginning to think about a mobile bill payment option for their customers, and they are looking for ways to deliver more capabilities, increased choice, higher value, and more frequent interaction for an overall enhanced customer experience,” says David Mysona, CEO of Blackstone Technology Group. “The Pageonce solution allows utilities to integrate with the market leading personal finance app that their customers are already accessing daily, with minimal IT costs and effort.”
“We’re excited to partner with Blackstone Technology Group,” says Guy Goldstein, CEO of Pageonce. “Blackstone’s extensive expertise and relationships within the energy and utility sector allow us to expand into this market.”
For more information on Blackstone Technology Group and Pageonce, visit http://us.bstonetech.com/blackstone-pageonce.
About Blackstone Technology Group
Blackstone Technology Group (us.bstonetech.com) is a 300+ person, privately-held, global IT and business consulting firm founded in 1998. Headquartered in San Francisco, with additional offices in Sacramento, Denver, Houston, and Washington DC, our mission is to implement innovative IT and business process solutions that help our clients address industry challenges, achieve cost containment, and transform their business models within their respective commercial and public service marketplaces. Blackstone has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results, with a noteworthy client list that includes many Fortune 1000 businesses and US Federal Government and California State Agencies.
Pageonce is a new kind of wallet that helps you stay on top of your money and pay your bills. The Pageonce Money & Bills app offers a holistic view of all accounts in one place, automatically organizing bank and credit card accounts, tracking transactions, sending alerts, and allowing users to view and pay bills from a mobile device. With over 7 million users in the U.S. and Canada, Pageonce is available free on iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7 and the Web. Launched in 2008, Pageonce is a top-rated finance app, winning the Android Editor's Choice Award and Apple's Best of 2010 and 2011, and featured in the iPhone and iPad App Starter Kits. Privately held and based in Palo Alto, California, Pageonce is funded by Morgenthaler Ventures, Pitango Ventures, and Silicon Valley angel investors. For more information, visit http://www.pageonce.com.
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Source: Blackstone Technology Group