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CardXTM creates value by reducing transaction costs. Different cards have different costs; our patent-pending technology calculates in real time the cost to accept a given card and creates incentives for consumers to make lower-cost payment choices.

CardX is a technology provider of innovative service fee and surcharge solutions. We license our solutions to sales partners such as software companies and merchant service providers. CardX solutions serve government entities, schools, and businesses of all kinds.

CardX was founded in Chicago in August 2013.

To learn more about CardX, click here.



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Edward Davis, LLC, a leader in security and business solutions, is a security consulting firm founded by former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. Edward Davis, LLC provides state of the art, customized services to our clients. Davis has assembled a team of world-class investigators, security and technology solutions experts. The team includes current and former law enforcement, military, attorneys, mental health and victims’ professionals, and researchers, with direct personal connections to esteemed academic institutions, national and international governing and intelligence entities.

Read more about Edward Davis, LLC. 

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TMS is an alliance partner of Ellucian, allowing us to enhance our delivery of software applications, hardware, and services that can extend, enhance, and integrate with Ellucian’s core solutions. This partnership allows TMS to strengthen and certify our existing integration through Ellucian’s integration enablement tools.

Ellucian provides technology solutions and services that remove barriers, helping higher education institutions achieve student success. It’s been their total focus for more than 40 years. Ellucian's passion speaks for itself: today they serve 2,500 institutions and 18 million students in 50 countries around the globe.


flywire bypeerTransfer is the leader in the development of innovative global payment solutions for the education industry. The company helps thousands of international students and hundreds of schools from all over the world save time and money when making or receiving international payments.  Compared to using traditional banks, students can save on lower fees, enjoy a more convenient online experience and receive friendly customer service when dealing with the complexities of international payments. Schools benefit by peerTransfer’s free solution because they remain compliant with ever-changing international regulations and save time and money by improving the processing and posting of international payments.

Learn more about flywire by peerTransfer. 


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Inside Higher Ed is the online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education. Whether you're an adjunct or a vice president, a grad student or an eminence grise, we've got what you need to thrive in your job or find a better one: breaking news and feature stories, provocative daily commentary, areas for comment on every article, practical career columns, and a powerful suite of tools to help higher education professionals get jobs and colleges identify and hire employees.

Inside Higher Ed was founded in 2004 by three executives with decades of expertise in higher education journalism and recruitment. We believed that higher education was evolving quickly and radically, and that the time was right for new models of providing information and career services for professionals in academe.

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We’re not just the payments people. We’re your kind of people, too. For more than 40 years, we’ve innovated the payments industry all in the name of making things smarter, faster, easier, and more secure for businesses of every size.

Committed to simple payments across all Point of Sale (POS) solutions. We’re changing the face of payments – one happy customer at a time. Our vision is to be the leader in simplifying payments innovation – to enable commerce and help our customers and partners grow and thrive. How do we do it? By following our mission of creating seamless experiences and exceptional payment solutions across the commerce ecosystem. 

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WaveCrest offers digital payment solutions for a global economy. Businesses, governments, and consumers need simple, flexible methods to send and receive funds around the world in multiple currencies and at the speed of light. We deliver fast, cost-effective and innovative global payments.  We put the power of an enterprise-grade payments platform to work for your business. WaveCrest’s technology brings big business solutions to organizations of all sizes, with the scale you need to compete and grow. Our reliable global platform simplifies complex global payment programs, and ensures secure, compliant transactions.

Learn more about WaveCrest.