Michael R. Long (Deceased) CEO PYDS/USIO Bio...
Mr. Long has more than 40 years of senior executive management and systems development experience in several publicly traded companies, as well as operating his own systems consulting business. Before assuming the CEO position at Usio, Inc., Mr. Long was vice president of information technology at Billing Concepts, at that time, the largest third party billing clearinghouse for the telecommunications industry. Mr. Long's career experience also includes insurance industry business development for Accenture (Andersen Consulting). As a business owner/consultant, he conducted studies for several hardware and software companies, which resulted in strategic decisions that led to improved market share and high growth. Mr. Long also serves as an outside director to FaceKey Corporation a San Antonio based biometric security firm that focuses on developing leading-edge fingerprint and facial recognition systems for high security area needs. e.o.m.
FaceKey & USIO San Antonio, Texas. USIO (former BLLS/PYDS) has catered to Hispanics since 1998.
USIO's FiCentive/Akimbo smart cards, with or w/o facial recognition & fingerprints, could help streamline immigration, [IF] allowed to provide a helping hand, while migrants' cross the Rio Grand & Canada's borders.
USIO/FAKC dot com digital ID fUSIOn??
SD: I own stock
DEAL... make it Pronto!
"LA" Hoch (USIO) & Co Presentation 10/3/2023
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FWIW- Microsoft's 365 integration & AI Inbound/outbound security fUSIOn?? Stay Tuned!
New York's Migrant Crisis Could Use Some Help
USIO helped with the Mayor's Covid 19 New York fund. USIO could provide some card solution help during NY's migrant crisis.
USIO's website update, mentions SaaS (software as a service) billing, payments & Akimbo/FiCentive smart card networking solutions.
AI (artificial intelligence) is in an early stage of development & deployment, waiting on votes governing AI fusion & The Payment Data Industry.
USIO LQQks to be positioned, while U.S.A's digital payment industry hones-to-perfection, albeit slow!
USIO Team is aware of AI and how it could help streamline billing, payments & security in 2023 & beyond. USIO needs a (n) AI Co-Pilot with deep pockets that can support the processing & handling of near real-time digital transactions across borders. "LA" Hoch & Co since 1998 has hands-on knowledge on how to run and operate a multilingual Call-Center from San Antonio, Texas. (See Billserv (BLLS)...
Keep an eye on fUSIOn cards better & more efficient than costly bread, soup, water, toilet, & volunteer lines in NY City!
"LA" Hoch's Bio (in part):
Mr. Hoch has more than 30 years of management experience, of which 25 are at a senior executive level serving public companies. Mr. Hoch is an expert in payment processing and service bureau operations. Mr. Hoch is responsible for all operations and strategy for Usio, Inc. in his role as Chairman, President and CEO, and co-founder.
Mr. Hoch previously co-founded Billserv, Inc., the industry leader in Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment, where he was the company’s President and COO. Billserv reached a peak market cap of well over 500 million while on the NASDAQ National Market Exchange. Billserv is now owned by American Express. e.o.m.
E2E secure payment & AI can't develop & deploy w/o E2E secure billing. USIO's Team needs to draw attention at H.C.W's global investor's CC, 9/13/23 1:30 pm C.S.T. NYNY. Bought USIO shares today.
2016 "LA" Hoch & Co ApplePay Support
2016 PR news... PYDS ApplePay Support. ApplePay load & reloadable FiCentive/Akimbo Card & ApplePay Support potential?....
[IF] ApplePay fUSIOn cards connect with EBPP&H of ApplePay transactions, USIO gets attention!
Object... get foot-in-ApplePay Support-door, avoid getting your Billserv/Payserv & AI head slammed.
Real Time AI Investment Advice fUSIOn
Current news... AI (artificial intelligence) mentions AI tools can/will provide investment advice.
AI investing advice, budgeting & money management, streamlines EBPP&H at web speed!
PYDS (Payment Data System's) symbol changed to USIO.
AI digital high speed advice & security? Texas Hold 'um, Billserv/Payserv & AI feedback or bust!
I'm ALL-IN.... DEAL!
USIO & H.C.W GLOBAL CC 9-11-9-13
USIO will participate. This could draw attention to "LA" Hoch & Co., while E2E Billserv/Payserv/AI rules & reg are voted on by politicians living on 21st. Century E&M Commerce Planet Earth....
Will GLOBAL AI EBPP&H in TX join forces with 365 & other deep pocket Co-Pilots in 2023 & beyond?
Stay AI Bill/Pay P&H I-Tuned, while USIO trades at Texas Hold 'um bargain basement prices....
Dot "AI" Com EBPP&H fUSIOn?
AI dot coms will surpass the dot com heydays. And you can take that to the bank.
FiCentive/Akimbo Smart Cards... AI card feedback?
Color me Texas Hold'em USIO "ALL-IN!
Louis A. Hoch Awarded Patent 7,021,530
Mr. Hoch has patents pending. Number of patents pending unknown. Anyone(s) focused on USIO's business model, needs to think twice, before trespassing on the Billserv/Payserv P&H fUSIOn network!
SD: I own USIO stock... See Post #1,339. Stay tuned for bigger, better EBPP&H to come.
7-10-23 Press Reader (in part):
WebJul 10, 2023 · Usio filed the lawsuit June 21 in state District Court in San Antonio. Two days later, it obtained a temporary restraining order preventing the defendants from using …
Alleged theft of USIO Trade Secrets could be settled in 2023. This would help USIO appreciate in my opinion!
Multilingual Billserv (BLLS) Call Center
Starting in 1998, "LA" Hoch & Michael R. Long developed a multilingual Billing Service Call-Center. The BLLS stock symbol changed to PYDS, now trading under symbol USIO!
A multilingual Payserv Call-Center, with or w/o help from U.S.A. deep pocket Co-Pilots is doable, once politicians vote on new rules & regs covering encrypted payments.
USIO must get involved with state-of-the-art encrypted billing and payment solutions, before the competition eats the whole enchilada.
A TX multilingual P&H Payserv Call Center is doable.
U.S.A. AI Co-Pilot fUSIOn ??
EBPP&H & AI (artificial intelligence) ... China and Japan are making progress. U.S must follow ASAP!
AI Co-Pilot 365, working with USIO's Pay-Fac-In-A-Box, is a (n) AI development step-in-right direction.
USIO could get AI EBPP&H attention in the seeable future.
Stay tuned for USA networking fUSIOn to develop, and deploy in the seeable future.
China's "Growth" Fund Defaults?
Growth fund defaults in China! Know when to hold stock, know when to fold, know when to run.
I'm on the networking consolidation fUSIOn sideline until defaults iron-out!
ASP (application software provider) 42001 & beyond.
Poison Pill? Using Employee Stock Purchase Plan?
Once USIO Fusioneers get attention... USIO's employee stock purchase plan could become a Poison Pill, helping keep "LA" Hoch & Co., safe from hostile takeovers.
USIO could help streamline AI, Billserv, Payserv & CLOUD EBPP&H secure solutions.
E2E bill & pay biz since 1998, catering to non-banked and banked consumers needing Billserv/Payserv financial planning help, USIO can attract deep pocket Co-Pilot partners.
SD: My DCA (dollar cost average) is higher than what USIO is currently trading at.
Keeping An Eye On AI Co-Pilot fUSIOn !
USIO's back office EBPP&H lacks recognition. "LA" Hoch and Co can't step on toes or ahead of household names like Apple, MSFT & others. Reason USIO is flying under back-office P&H radar?
USIO 8/14/23 CC... USIO sales rep was hired. USIO's backup processing and handling software, CLOUD, and security knowledge, could meld seamlessly with AI (artificial intelligent) Co-Pilots, when politicians OK digital Billserv/Payserv software & data security.
"Growth" thru accretive consolidations... AI fUSIOn or bust!
Wishing the marketing team and USIO Employee Stock Purchase Plan the best.
Deep Pocket AI Co-Pilot fUSIOn Potential?
(in part): Microsoft Dynamics 365 Copilot introduces the next generation of AI-powered experiences to Microsoft Dynamics 365 business applications. Dynamics 365 Copilot provides AI assistance directly in the flow of work using natural language technology, automating repetitive tasks, and unlocking creativity. Dynamics 365 Copilot is the world’s first copilot in both customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP), ushering in the new age of productivity for businesses of all sizes.
You play FiCentive/Akimbo smart cards & fUSIOn software. Calculated risk? 2023 Gamble?
fUSIOn Solutions? AI "Security" Would Draw Attention!
(in part): Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a comprehensive business management solution for small and medium-sized businesses. Suite Engine builds plug-and-play connectors that extend the functionality of the Business Central ERP software to adapt it to the needs of a wide range of vertical industries and channels.
"Suite Engine is excited to find a like-minded partner in Usio," said Steve Reynolds, Senior Product Manager - Channel Payments Manager (CPM) at Suite Engine. "Bringing payment capabilities into Business Central will enable another key business process to be performed directly from within the ERP system. Our Channel Payments Manager integration with the Usio PayFac platform provides Business Central users with an easy-to-deploy, attractively priced digital payment solution." e.o.m.
NY Mayor's Fund, Calif & Hawaii helping hand "Cards-of-Networking Opportunity?"
3rd. Party helping hand & AI smart card feedback, would draw attention to USIO.
USIO... flying under radar? USIO new advertising employee? Read USIO's CC.
USIO CC 8/14 After Market Close!
To listen-in on USIO's conference from the U.S., you can dial 1 844 883 389...ask for USIO CC that will start at 4:30 E.D.T. today.
Replays available if you miss "LA" Hoch's information & data today.
1- Trillion dollars credit card debt bodes well for "growth" in the EBPP&H industry.
"LA" Hoch & Co (USIO) must get a foot-in-door with AI P&H secure solutions, imo.
AI P&H waiting on politician's rules & regs governing the 21st Centuryt Payment Ind.
I wish Michael R. Long was alive to see secure Billserv/Payserv & AI solutions mature.
USIO works with "secure" transactions that move A-B, in-between and to destination!
Best Hacking Defense...AI fUSION Offense!
"LA" Hoch & Co., AI (fUSIOn) needed to defeat hack attacks.
USIO CC 8/14/23, AI (artificial intelligence) EBPP&H defense?
State-of-Art payment security must adopt E2E AI Billserv digital solutions or go BUST!
USIO's CC 8/14/2023, could be interesting, with or w/o Microsoft's 365 P&H solutions.
Credit Card Debt 1-Trillion & Climbing!
Money management & budgeting could use FiCentive/Akimbo smart card networking help.
USIO owns Akimbo. Akimbo sports Mastercard's Logo. AKIMBO could meld with others.
USIO conference call moved up from 8/15/23 to 8/14/23 after the market closes... Trillion-dollar card debt & money management budgeting could use EBPP&H help from USIO.
Money management & budgeting helping hand Akimbo Card (USIO) demand?
Track, trace, budget, while 1 trillion + dollars are spent using cards, or go U.S.A. BUST!
CLOUD And AI Security fUSIOn?
Artificial Intelligence will Team with CLOUD & other solutions privy to USIO, imo.
USIO E2E security & AI could be discussed during USIO's CC August 15, 2023.
U.S.A. AI Bill & Pay fUSIOn ,,, A must-have when you compete on E&M Commerce Earth.
Stay Tuned when artificial intelligence & CLOUD fUSIOn melds seamlessly with EBPP&H.
AI Bill & Pay Texas Hold'em Support??
AI & U.S.A. Apple Pay Support fUSIOn?
USIO stock could draw attention, when/if Apple Pay adopts AI "security" solutions. imo.
Past PR news "LA" Hoch & Co., mentions Apple Pay support.
3rd. Party E2E EBPP&H transactions from San Antonio & Austin, Texas??
Stay ALERT, while AI fUSIOn attempts to hone-to-perfection in 2023 & beyond.
Generative "AI" USIO fUSIOn Potential?
Usio, Inc. (NASDAQ:USIO), past PR news is a leading FinTech company that operates a full stack of integrated, cloud-based electronic payment and embedded financial solutions, today announced that Suite Engine, LLC, the creator of plug-and-play solutions for complex, multi-channel businesses and processes using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, …
8/1/23 (in-part): Softbank & MSFT in Japan, team to sell services incorporating Generative AI- NIKKEL.
USIO could get a (n) AI Generative, back-office, 3rd party foot-in-door, with help from MSFT & others in the future.
Billserv/Payserv AI Generative feedback is doable, once politicians vote to streamline U.S.A's "digital" Payment Data Industry. USIO H.Q .... San Antonio, Texas.
"LA" Hoch & Co EBPP&H transaction biz since 1998 catering to the Hispanic population and others LQQks like a (n) AI MSFT 365, diamond-in-the-rough.
AI Co-Pilot P&H fUSIOn Image Needed!
AI EBPP&H transaction images are needed, before USIO gets attention, imo.
AI Co-Pilot fUSIOn 2023 & Beyond ??
"LA" Hoch & Co's Billserv/Payserv & Security since 1998, suggests Microsoft's 365 AI endeavors, could meld with USIO, You can't develop and deploy complete E2E AI networks without a complete E2E "secure" billing & payment experience.
Patent 7,021,530 card payment protection, awarded to "LA" Hoch circa 2006, could draw attention to USIO back-office AI processing & handling of recurring transactions, imo.
USIO's 3rd party processing & handling since 1998, suggests artificial intelligent (AI) fUSIOn could be adopted by deep-pocket Co-Pilots in the seeable future.
Stay USIO & AI tuned, while AI hi-tech payment solutions hone-to-perfection...
7/25/23 Form S-8... USIO & 400 + JW Lawyers
Jackson Walker Patent Lawyers that pursue Patent 7,021,530 awarded to "LA" Hoch, would come in handy, [IF] said payment protection ever goes to Court.
It'll take an Army of lawyers to sort through legalize from 2006 covering 7,021,530.
Stay fUSIOn i-Tuned, while the USA EBPP&H Industry goes thru a Seachange!
Money Left On Expired Gift Cards (Spoilage)!
A Tx business journal mentions that as much as 40% of people holding gift cards, let them expire with some money never spent. Spoilage money left on expired gift cards, could be processed & handled by USIO, San Antonio, TX, in my opinion.
Track & trace unspent money on expired gift cards? Dollars add up at fast?
USIO "spoilage" money mentioned in past USIO news. For this and other reasons I remain bullish about USIO's Billserv/Payserv endeavors in 2023 & beyond.
You play "Cards-of-Networking-Opportunity"... YOU take a calculated risk a.k.a. gamble on expanding Billserv/Payserv software solutions.
FiCentive/Akimbo Sporting MasterCard's Logos
USIO can't step on toes or ahead of MasterCard or Microsoft 365 AI solutions. Everyone is waiting on politicians to vote on new rules & regs governing AI EBPP&H "security!"
3rd. party back office Billserv/Payserv processing and handling with help from "LA" Hoch & Co (USIO) has a foot-in-the-door and must avoid getting slammed!!
You can't develop and deploy secure payments, w/o secure billing (see BLLS) now USIO, that began in1998 using a multi-lingual USA Billserv Call-Center, catering to Hispanics & others, from S.A, Texas.
USIO with Co-Pilots MA & MSFT 365, could join forces & bring a big bat to the plate, imo.
Stay FiCentive/Akimbo Card, Apple Pay & Co-Pilot(s) TX alert in 2023 & beyond.
Texas Hold'em, or BUST!
AI Crypto "Secure" Transaction Data1:30 pm 7/21/23?
USIO provides transaction security?...
Usio is the Fintech leader in payments and a Nacha Certified provider that streamlines payment acceptance and minimizes processing costs. Utilizing the most robust platform on the market, Usio also provides the highest level of security available: PCI Level 1 and tokenization. There's no reason to go anywhere else.
POST 1315, 1312, 1311 & #94
7/12/23... See USIO F-8 Data Release
"Usio Inc. (USIO) Company Description
Usio Inc is a United States-based company serves technology companies with merchant processing and card issuing solutions. It offers a range of customized services to merchants, billers, banks, service bureaus, and card issuers. The primary business of the company is processing electronic payments for other companies including all types of Automated Clearing House (ACH) processing, credit, prepaid card, and debit card-based processing. The company provides these solutions through Usio Pay, Usio Card, and Usio Donate." e.o.m
Processing & handling recurring transactions from a back-office in S.A. Tx since 1998, I believe USIO's CLOUD software could meld with AI (artificial intelligence) in the future.
Stay Smart Card & Smart Phone fUSIOn i-Tuned. More P&H click-fees in 2023?
Dial-Up/Deal, while I dollar-cost-average at bargain basement prices!
ADOPT AI, Streamline EBPP&H 2023 & Byd
Rate of AI solutions for USIO's patent protected Payment Data Systems... Unknown!
Focus On Visa CASH Cards & USIO Potential!
Usio is headquartered at 3611 Paesanos Pkwy #300, San Antonio, Texas 78231. The company is a registered ISO/MSP of Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Walnut Creek, California, and Central Bank of St. Louis, Clayton, Missouri. Louis Hoch is listed as the vice chairman, president, CEO, and co-founder of Usio. e.o.m
IF Patent 7,021,530 gets attention, USIO stock could appreciate at WFB CASH card payment protected web speed, imo.
AI W/O Billserve/Payserv Crypto fUSIOn?
Voyager/USIO could heat-up, when politicians vote on adopting AI encryption.
FiCentive/Akimbo cards, with or w/o Patent 7,021,530 in-play, could provide AI feedback.
Texas AI fUSIOn Team, needs Co-Pilots interested in AI development & deployment.
Keep an eye on Microsoft 365 and other deep-pocket AI Co-Pilots.
CLOUD, Crypto & AI Support fUSIOn?
Shareholder's meeting 7-12-23 will vote on the election of 3 Directors and approval of a (n) Employee Stock Purchas Plan.
Will the meeting mention any shareholder purchasing benefits?
"LA" Hoch & Co's tried & true modular server, up & running since 1998, could upgrade to handle more "secure" cloud, crypto & AI transactions, in my opinion.
On a (n) individual retail investing basis, I own USIO stock. I dollar-cost-average.
Stay AI fUSIOn i-Tuned, before, during & after 7-12-23.
365 fUSIOn & AI 3rd. Party Support??
(In Part): M365 Copilot is “part of a larger movement of generative AI that will clearly change the way that we do computing,” he said, noting how the technology has already been applied to a variety of job functions — from writing content to creating code — since ChatGPT-3 launched in late 2022. Whether or not Copilot will be the catalyst for a shift in how collaboration and productivity apps work remains to be seen.
USIO's July 12, 2023 Annual Report could draw attention to AI & fUSIOn stock, imo!...
PYDS/USIO Apple-Pay Support?
February 19, 2016 10:05 ET
| Source: Usio, Inc.
(In Part): SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) is pleased to announce that it now supports Apple Pay™ on the Akimbo Prepaid MasterCard®, including the Company’s co-branded reloadable cards distributed by its corporate clients.
Apple Pay, an easy and secure mobile payment service, enables customers to link participating credit and debit cards to their Apple Wallet, which can be used for convenient, contactless payments at many retailers across the United States. The Akimbo Card is one of the first consumer prepaid cards to support Apple Pay.
“Being first-to-market with the latest payment innovations is a top priority for our prepaid card solutions, and we’re proud to launch Apple Pay support for our flagship consumer card brand Akimbo,” said Louis Hoch, President and CEO of FiCentive. “Our goal is to help businesses use the Akimbo platform to deliver a wide variety of payments from rewards and incentives to regular payroll. We’ve built one of the most unique consumer reloadable card programs in the market today and look forward to continuing to develop and grow our Akimbo platform.”
About Akimbo, Akimbo Now and Akimbo Gift MasterCard
Akimbo is a consumer-facing social payments provider and prepaid card program manager. Akimbo strives to reinvent the prepaid card and offers a novel way to stay on budget, manage allowances and share money with friends and family.
Akimbo Now, launched in November, is a simple yet powerful payment solution and API that allows businesses and third-party applications to send rewards, incentives, and other payments to employees. Akimbo Now introduces a new and unprecedented disbursement method – a virtual card account that is sent via email and can be used immediately for online purchases or added to a mobile wallet. e.o.m.
Could USIO Texas Fusioneers help promote payments for $3000 dollar Apple products??
Smart FiCentive Cards & iPhone AI fUSIOn?
3rd. Party "secure" Billserv/Payserv helping-hands can help AI come to fruition.
Object: get foot-in-AI-door, avoid getting slammed...
Texas Multi-lingual Call-Center, established in 1998 by "LA" Hoch & Co., d.b.a Billserve, Payment Data Systems, now USIO, could be called upon to lend a (n) AI helping-hand.
FiCentive/Akimbo smart cards & AI Texas Hold'em has potential...
Texas E2E AI fUSIOn Hold'em, or BUST!
I'm All-In at this USIO dollar cost averaging juncture.