Thursday, September 4, 2008

New Prepaid Card For Teens Aimed at Social Gaming

This article in reports that Mint Technology Corp and Yep! Mobile have entered in agreement to provide prepaid cards to youth that are interested in social gaming through the Facebook platform.

Social gaming usually requires fees, and so youth need access to their parents’ credit cards. This is a way for kids to become financially independent of their parents and a way for Mint to grow as well. Chris Hogg, president and CEO of Mint Inc. mentions:

“We are excited at this new opportunity to provide teens with a prepaid card in today's online/virtual world. Management believes that a prepaid card will develop as a practical solution to pay for online gaming.”

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