London, 16/01/17 – AEVI and Smart Engine International today announced a partnership to bring Smart Engine’s unique range of loyalty and advertising solutions to AEVI’s Global Marketplace. This collaboration will strengthen merchant alliances in retail and hospitality by enabling a shared network of intuitive loyalty schemes.Recently voted in the top 100 EU Fintech companies by European Fintech Award, Smart Engine brings its leading cloud-based Smart Ads technology to the partnership. Smart Ads powered by Smart Engine enables merchant banks to create point-based loyalty schemes that operate across a network of payment terminals, seamlessly creating an interconnected ecosystem of intelligent advertising and loyalty solutions between participating businesses. The innovative technology strengthens merchants’ relationships with customers by connecting them with relevant real-time offers at associated stores, based on their past spending habits. Christian Bacher, Smart Engine CEO says “We are thrilled to be bringing Smart Ads to AEVI’s Global Marketplace. This partnership will provide AEVI’s POS technology with revenue driving marketing functionality, whilst enabling Smart Engine to launch Smart Ads into new and emerging markets.” AEVI, who recently announced their expansion into North America, is creating additional revenue channels for Smart Engine by introducing their Smart Ads solution to new banks and acquirers via their Global Marketplace. This is the world’s first cloud based, white-labelled B2B app store, that enables banks and merchant acquirers to offer their merchants complete business solutions via a range of value-added apps and services, on a range of AEVI-enabled SmartPOS devices. “Our partnership with Smart Engine will bring even greater choice and flexibility to banks and merchant acquirers” said Mike Camerling, Chief Product Officer of AEVI. “Smart Ads unique capabilities will enable tailored advertising and loyalty schemes to be offered across our range of AEVI-enabled POS devices.” AEVI is always on the lookout for app developers to join the ever-expanding Global Marketplace.