Monaco, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that it has selected Gemalto to supply innovative card bodies, among which are high-end metal cards for Monaco’s range of Visa Platinum cards. Such cards, coupled with the Monaco app, deliver perfect interbank exchange rates and up to 2% cryptocurrency cashback on all purchases. In the financial services world, metal cards often signify premium products offered to high net-worth clientele.
Kris Marszalek, Co-Founder and CEO of Monaco said,
“By partnering with Gemalto, we are able to produce a highly functional yet beautiful product that users can be proud to use and display at the top of their wallets as their go-to cards.”
“Financial Institutions around the world are increasingly investing in card body innovations to promote their services. Metal cards are strongly associated with top-of-the-line, high value services,” said Michael Au, Senior Vice President of Banking & Payment Asia, Gemalto.
The Monaco card portfolio ranges from the classic plastic Visa card Midnight Blue, to the Limited Edition Visa Platinum cards beautifully crafted with metal composite in a matte finish and available in Ruby Steel, Rose Gold, Space Gray, and Obsidian Black. The cards have high-end security components which give users peace of mind as they make transactions across the globe. The near-field communication (NFC) tap-and-pay functionality also enables more flexibility and convenience, speeding up and providing a smoother payment experience.