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Dream Payments Strengthens Leadership Team, Laying Foundation for Global Expansion

Fintech Veterans Join Executive Team to Help Dream Payments Navigate Through Hyper-Growth Stage

TORONTO, ON--(April 06, 2016) - Dream Payments ("Dream"), a Toronto based fintech solution provider and payment cloud operator, today announced executive appointments that will strengthen its leadership team and support the company through its next stages of growth.

Jordan Cohen, former President of Global Payments Canada, joins Dream as the company's Chief Commercial Officer; fintech executive Christian Ali formerly of SecureKey and EnStream has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer; and Priya Sirwani former head of Cyber Security Assurance at Emirates, has been appointed Chief Information Security Officer.

Having launched its rapidly growing MPOS and mobile payments service in Canada in 2015, Dream is the world's only mobile platform that enables Interac® Debit and Chip & PIN credit card payment terminals to be sold off-the-shelf. Many businesses today that seek payments mobility -- from small merchants on-the-go to larger enterprises aiming to make their outbound workforce more agile -- rely on Dream to provide a secure, affordable, and complete mobile point of sale solution.

Dream is experiencing rapid growth in the market, powered by its patented device management and rapid adjudication technology. Dream's ability to significantly reduce costs associated with supply chain management and onboard customers within minutes, enables financial institutions to serve their customers in a manner not previously possible due to legacy system constraints.

"As Dream continues through its next phases of rapid growth, Jordan, Christian and Priya bring the talent and expertise needed to expand the business globally," said Brent Ho-Young, Founder and CEO of Dream Payments. "Dream's mission to bring best-of-breed devices, application partners, and distribution channels to merchants, acquirers and other trusted brands is being realized. Adding talented executives such as Jordan, Christian and Priya will support Dream as we expand into the US, Europe and Latin America."

"Globally acquirers typically compete using common platforms offered by traditional hardware solution providers," said Mr. Cohen. "The industry has been looking for a truly open solution that moves away from a device-centric approach and enables acquirers to focus on differentiated, value added service. Dream adds tremendous benefits within the merchant ecosystem and I am delighted to introduce acquirers globally to Dream's unique MPOS platform." As Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Cohen will oversee growth strategies for the company within Canada and internationally, and will continue to strengthen relationships between Dream and its strategic partners.

"With the products that exist in the market today, merchants and acquirers have been denied affordable, mobile-first payments solutions that offer a choice of best-of-breed capabilities. Over the next few months Dream will be announcing several unique collaborations and features that will provide a meaningful difference to merchants and acquirers," stated Mr. Ali. "I am truly excited to be part of this dynamic and growing technology company." As Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. Ali is responsible for the global strategy and execution of all facets of marketing, including media and public relations, and industry partnerships.

Mrs. Sirwani commented that, "Dream's end-to-end encryption and tokenization technology delivers a complete out-of-the-box certified solution. We have worked closely with the world's leading banks to ensure that merchants have complete peace of mind that their business's data is secured by the most advanced technologies and processes available today. I look forward to joining Dream and further growing its capabilities as a global leader in information security for mobile payments." In her role as Chief Information Security Officer, Mrs. Sirwani is responsible for providing oversight to Dream's information security, privacy, risk management, and compliance programs.

For more information regarding Dream Payments solutions please visit To see a live demonstration of the Dream Mobile Merchant Services Platform and Dream's Mobile Point of Sale solutions, please visit Dream at the Transact16 Conference, Booth #738, April 19th - 22nd, 2016. To schedule an appointment for a demo or a meeting with a Dream Payments executive, during or after the conference, please contact

About Dream Payments

Dream Payments is a fin-tech solutions company and developer of technology that enables leading merchant acquirers and banks to deliver mobile merchant services solutions to businesses of all sizes. Dream's solutions are secure, EMV and PCI certified, accept Chip and PIN debit and credit cards, and Contactless payments. Dream is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and its investors include Real Ventures, Blue Sky Capital, Rouge River Capital, DonRiver Inc., and angel investors. For more information, visit

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