UPDATE 1/18/2019: Calpian Commerce and Calpian Inc. have been acquired by Excel Corporation. To be specific, Excel Corporation created a subsidiary called eVance Processing, Inc., under which it purchased substantially all of the U.S. operations of Calpian Inc. Excel Corporation is the parent company of Securus Payments, which has recently rebranded as “Chyp.” For up-to-date information regarding this organization, see our Chyp review.
Calpian Commerce (calpiancommerce.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dallas-based Calpian Inc., is a merchant account provider that came into being after purchasing the assets of Pipeline Data in March 2013. Calpian appears to have assumed control of the sales channels of Pipeline Data, which include SecurePay, Charge.com, Northern Merchant Services, World Products, Inc. (aka AIRCHARGE), Cardaccept.com, and PayPipe, Inc. Calpian Commerce is a registered ISO/MSP of Chase Paymentech Solutions, LLC; BMO Harris Bank, N.A., Chicago, Illinois; Merrick Bank; and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Walnut Creek, California. The company lists its address as 4400 North Point Parkway, Suite 295, Alpharetta, Georgia 30022. Chris Anderson is listed as the president of Calpian Commerce.