By Demion McTair Updated 6:55 a.m., Friday, 17 April 2020, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4)
Kingstown, St. Vincent (ONE NEWS SVG) – A digital payment platform, Paywsift has been developed in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The platfom has been developed by Research Innovate Lifestyle (Ril).
It aims to allow businesses and individuals within St. Vincent and the Grenadines to conduct e-commerce transactions such as; online shopping of products and services, electronic money transfers, bill payments, electronic mobile top-ups for local carriers and API integration
for websites and mobile apps.
In a release, Research Innovate Lifestyle said it was established in the year 2014 by the founders Jamal Glasgow and Marlo Browne who share a combined ICT experience of over 10 years with expertise in areas of Cyber Security, Computer Networking and Software & Systems Development.
The mission of Research Innovate Lifestyle is to develop viable solutions using Information Communication Technologies (ICT) which will improve the quality of life for Vincentians.
Payswif has brought job creation and aid in small business and entrepreneurship development with its remarkable ease of use and unmatched features, the firm stated.
Payswif has been developed and built locally from the ground-up with open
source technologies and strict security standards of PCI compliance by the
staff of Research Innovate Lifestyle.
The service has been tested with confirmed transactions of $100,000.00 EC in international e-commerce, $15,000+ in local bill payments and $10,000+ in other digital services during its 1 year pilot phase which commenced March 2019 and ended March 2020.
Payswif has created over 50 part-time jobs with its agent programme,
providing income for the unemployed and assisting with additional revenue generations for developing small businesses.
Payswif agents are located nation-wide as far as Chateaubelair to Fancy and to the Grenadine Isles.