Press

Hypur’s banking and payments technology has been profiled in many publications and our experts are frequently quoted in articles from national and local publications. We have included select Hypur press mentions below.

Banking on CBD: What’s the Deal With CBD Payment Processing?

CBD Hacker interviewed Tyler Beuerlein, Hypur’s VP of Business Development about some of the challenges of CBD related banking and payment processing and how…

Making Banking Easier

My Tech Mag interviewed Michael Sinnwell, Hypur’s Chief Operating Officer about some of the challenges of cannabis related banking and compliance and what the future holds for Hypur.
“Hypur aims to have…

Cutting Out the Cash for Medical Marijuana

ABC 5 News in Cleveland ran a news segment on using Hypur for payments inside of dispensaries and how cash is a problem for the medical marijuana industry. Medical marijuana purchases …

Why Cannabis Banking is About to Go Boom

TheBluntness interviewed Tyler Beuerlein, Hypur’s EVP of Business Development about some of the challenges of cannabis businesses getting a cannabis bank account and how he thinks federal legalization…

Hypur: Enabling Banks and Credit Unions to Bank Highly Regulated Industries

Hypur’s EVP of Business Development, Tyler Beuerlein, was interviewed by Ganjly about how Hypur helps banks and credit unions transparently bank highly regulated industries like the cannabis industry…

Hypur Named Top 10 RegTech Provider of 2018

Hypur was named a 2018 Top 10 RegTech Solution Provider by Banking CIO Outlook. A panel of CEOs, CIOs, VCs and Banking CIO Outlook’s editorial board selected the 10 companies that best leverage…

Hypur Named a Top Fintech of 2018 by CB Insights

Hypur was recently named a top fintech for 2018 in the Payments Processing and Networks category by CB Insights. We are honored to be included in this list which includes some of the biggest and most prestigious…

Cannabis Credit Unions Curb Cash Carrying

Hypur’s EVP and General Counsel, John Vardaman, was interviewed for this in American Legal News about credit unions providing banking services to cannabis businesses. A Safer Alternative to Carrying Giant Duffle Bags…

Cannabis Banking is Possible

Hypur’s EVP of Business Development, Tyler Beuerlein, was interviewed in this article in Cannabis Magazine about all things cannabis banking and how Hypur helps financial institutions provide banking services…

Feds Should Be ‘Banging the Drum the Loudest’ for Cannabis Industry Banking

John Vardaman, Hypur’s EVP and General Counsel and former DOJ lawyer, explains how cannabis banking provides visibility to the rapidly growing multibillion-dollar cannabis industry in this National Law Journal article…

Bank on It: Scottsdale Firm Offers Options for Cash-Heavy Cannabis Industry

Hypur’s banking and payments technology, which helps financial institutions compliantly bank cannabis businesses and other cash-intensive businesses, is profiled in this article in the Phoenix New Times. Secure banking remains one of the largest hurdles for the cannabis industry. Banks hesitate to accept clients in the industry due to the fact that cannabis is still…

Hypur: Providing Payment Solutions to Those Banking the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis Compliance and Packaging Magazine highlights how Hypur’s cannabis banking software helps banks and credit unions serve the cannabis industry and how our cannabis payment processing solution…

Cannabis banking regulatory tech is ready for its moment

American Banker featured Hypur in this article about startups who are providing cannabis banking regulatory technology for financial institutions that serve state-legal marijuana businesses…

LA Times – Donald Trump and his stance on Marijuana Related Businesses

Hypur’s EVP and General Council, John Vardaman, was quoted in this LA Times article about the impact the rescission of the Cole memo has had banking for the marijuana industry. President Trump said he…

Cannabis Dispensary Mag. – Cashless Realities

Hypur is mentioned in this article about electronic payments for cannabis dispensaries on CannabisDispensaryMag.com. Times are changing. Legitimate, fully transparent payment options beyond cash-only…

Despite DOJ Actions, Lots of Opportunity for CUs in Pot Banking

Hypur’s EVP and General Counsel, John Vardaman, participated on a panel about marijuana banking opportunities for credit unions at the 2018 National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations (NACUSO)…

10 Best Tech Startups in Scottsdale

Hypur was named one of the top 10 best startups in Scottsdale, Arizona by The Tech Tribune. In compiling their list, The Tech Tribute staff considered several factors including: Revenue potential Leadership …

Oregon credit union, tech firm to offer marijuana banking services

Marijuana Business Daily reported on the announcement by Wauna Credit Union that they chose to partner with Hypur to provide banking services to marijuana-related companies in Oregon. Oregon-based Wauna…

Q&A: Former DOJ Attorney Dissects AG Sessions’ Marijuana Memo

Hypur’s General Counsel and former DOJ attorney, John Vardaman, participated in a Q&A with The Recorder about the rescission of the Cole memo by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and its potential effects…

Wauna Credit Union to serve cannabis-related businesses

Wauna Credit union announced they will use Hypur’s marijuana banking software to provide banking services to marijuana related businesses. Wauna Credit Union (Wauna CU) is signaling a greenlight on banking services…

California Weed Entrepreneurs Will Make $5.2B in 2018 with Almost No Banks to Put it in

Hypur is mentioned in this Forbes article on the challenges that cannabis businesses have in obtaining banking services. California cannabis entrepreneurs will earn $5.2B in revenue in 2018 as recreational use becomes legal there…

CannaBrunch: Interview with Hypur’s John Vardaman

Hypur’s General Counsel and former DOJ attorney, John Vardaman, was interviewed by Kahner Global to get his take on cannabis banking and the potential impact the current administration could have on the cannabis industry…

Not-so-high Anxiety: States Move Fast to Protect Pot Industry

Hypur’s General Counsel and former DOJ attorney, John Vardaman, is quoted in this LA Times article about the Trump administration’s uncertainty related to state-legal cannabis. If a whiff of uneasiness hung over the trade…

Hypur’s John Vardaman on CNBC’s Nightly Business Report by CNBC

Hypur’s EVP and General Counsel, John Vardaman (former DOJ Official and Cole Memo author), was interviewed Kate Rogers for CNBC at MJBizCon in DC where John gave a keynote presentation titled …

Former Justice Department Official: Trump’s First 100 Days Signal Reasons for Optimism for Marijuana Industry

Hypur’s General Counsel, former DOJ attorney and co-author of the Cole memo, John Vardaman, was interviewed by Washington Business Journal where he provided reasons the cannabis industry should be …

A Solution for Banking Cash-Intensive Businesses: Lose the Cash

Hypur’s General Counsel, John Vardaman, was interviewed by American Banker about his decision to leave his role as an anti-money laundering attorney at the DOJ to join Hypur and how Hypur’s technology helps…

Hypur General Counsel on CU Broadcast – Status of Marijuana Banking

Hypur’s EVP and General Counsel, John Vardaman, who is a former DOJ attorney and helps draft the Cole memo was interviewed by CU Broadcast at the 2017 NACUSO Network Conference…

Why Legal Weed Companies are Still Getting Dumped by Financial Service Providers, Payment Processors

Hypur’s COO, Michael Sinnwell Jr., is quoted in this article from Kindland about the challenges financial institutions and electronic payment processors face when serving cannabis companies. The inauguration …

Voices IRS Goes Green: Hashing Out Payments from the Marijuana Industry

Hypur is mentioned in the article from Accounting Today the challenges cannabis businesses have getting a bank account, paying taxes and proving they are operating within their state’s cannabis licensing regulations…

Cannabis Banking in California: Cole Memo Co-Author’s Recommendations

Hypur’s EVP and General Counsel, John Vardaman, was asked to participate in California’s Cannabis Banking Working Group. John’s experience with Hypur and as an Assistant Deputy Chief for Policy…

Cash as Budding Problem and Pot-Hole (for Banks)

Hypur’s COO, Michael Sinnwell Jr., provides insight into how and electronic payment solution for cannabis businesses would reduce their reliance on cash and help financial institution provide affordable banking services…

As Marijuana Sales Grow, Start-ups Step In for Wary Banks

Hypur is mentioned in this NY Times article about start-ups that provide technology that helps financial institutions serve cannabis businesses and electronic payments for dispensaries. When Lamine Zarrad was not …

Banking for Cannabis Companies Is About to Get Easier Thanks to This Startup

Hypur’s cannabis bank compliance technology and mobile payment platform for cannabis businesses is profiled in this Inc.com article. Only 30 percent of companies in the marijuana industry have a bank account…

Technology Eases Pot Banking Pain

Hypur’s bank compliance technology was profiled by CU Times as a solution for cannabis banking. While the Colorado-based Fourth Corner Credit Union aimed to serve the cannabis industry, another idea was brewing …

Credit Union Times – Pot Banking Fight Continues

How Hypur’s bank compliance technology helps financial institutions bank MRBs is profiled in this article from Credit Union Times. The recent dismissal of Fourth Corner Credit Union’s case against …