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Discovery Sessions

Build the Best Payment Product for Your Customers and Your Budget

Tell us about your payments needs and we’ll help guide your product journey from planning, to development, to launch.

At Berkeley, we work closely with corporate and not-for-profit teams to build end-to-end web and mobile applications that are supported by our ecosystem of global financial institutions, networks, and processors.

Discovery Sessions are collaborative and cross-functional deep-dives into either existing payments challenges or completely novel initiatives, and result in new product opportunities, cost savings, process improvements, and faster time-to-market.


Our solutions are supported by a payments ecosystem of trusted financial institutions, networks, and processors


We remove the friction of compliance, technical integration, and reporting requirements


Your payment needs are customized to suit business requirements without sacrificing stability or security


Our development team increases speed, customization, reliability, and reduces time to market

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We built a custom software platform for a large CPG company in need of door to door payment rewards.

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Simplify Planning and Get Clarity on Goals and Outcomes

Discovery sessions are weekly engagements involving interviews, research, and workshops with your team and key stakeholders. The result is a detailed product roadmap that provides clarity of outcomes while decreasing development complexity and enhancing the end user experience.

  • Technology Strategy and Planning
  • Product Definition and Roadmap
  • Design Prototyping
  • Visual Design Concepts
  • Infrastructure Assessment
  • Architecture and Technical Design
  • Information Security and Enterprise Readiness
  • Financial Process and Compliance Design


Contact a Payments Expert

Eliminate Development Bottlenecks and Accelerate Time-to-Launch

Through the definition of your business’ product vision, scope and requirements, we develop effective roadmaps that streamline development for a simpler implementation experience.

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As we work through the Discovery Sessions, we leverage two requirements gathering techniques to better understand business needs:

  • Use Cases: Establish foundational requirements and business rules
  • Storyboards: Create descriptive end-to-end user experiences

From the initial interviews with key stakeholders, we move forward with weekly deliverables of successive iteration and refinement.

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A national lottery recovered $80,000 in unspent and lost funds by disbursing and tracking their small value winnings on prepaid Visa cards.

Need Plastic Cards?

Get physical Visa or Mastercard prepaid cards. Brand them, configure them, ship them.

Build Powerful Payments Software from the Ground Up

Need to go beyond pre-development? Berkeley’s developers and designers can take your discovery outcomes and deliver elegantly built and soundly tested software applications in an agile development.

We call this our product stage.

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Our team’s modularized development process results in a scalable product on which features can be added as you receive real-time feedback.

Our development services are in-house, and cover all modern platforms and tech stacks including

  • Web applications
  • Backend systems
  • Database design
  • Cross-platform integration
  • Android and iOS Apps
  • Data reporting and analytics
  • CMS / ERP
  • Deployment Automation
  • Data Migration

How we work for you

Berkeley manages over $1.5B for forward thinking organizations that pay customers, clients, and employees around the world

From Product to Performance: Make the Most of Your Investment

After launching your product, Berkeley can help maximize your investment while minimizing risks through recommendations that focus on continuous measurement and improvement to user experience and operational effectiveness, including:

  • Application analytics insights
  • User response analysis
  • Reporting analytics and insights
  • Engineering design and implementation audits
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A large American state government disburses prepaid Visa cards at 300 clinics to incent citizens to visit their doctors.

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Case Study

A global CPG leader mobilizes 500 Field Staff with 10,000 Payment Cards, saving over $1MM a year

Trusted By

Maple Leaf
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Learn About Our Payments Products

Bring your payment solution to life with one or more of our customizable products:

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Prepaid Cards

Payout via mail or on-the-spot
with different types of Visa and
Mastercard prepaid cards

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Virtual Cards

Payout via email with flexible
virtual Visa and MasterCard
prepaid cards

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Payout via your own systems
to enhance and scale your
payment capabilities

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Instant Issuance

Pay individuals in real
time and on-the-spot

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Campaign Manager

Build and manage
multiple ongoing
payments program

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Inventory Manager

Track and manage your
payment card lifecycle
from end-to-end

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Get a deep dive into your
business’s strategic
payment needs

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Mine and extract powerful
business insights from millions
of payment data points


Contact a Payments Expert

Customer Testimonials

Berkeley is an excellent solution provider. They were very helpful and accommodated all of our payment needs.

Invictus Games

We needed a partner who could help us design a program to meet the needs of a diverse, informed, and critical membership. Berkeley is a great partner and we’re proud of our prepaid Member Rewards Card program.

The Human Resources Professionals Association

I'm familiar with many prepaid solution providers, and Berkeley is excellent. They're keen, enthusiastic, and the most innovative player in the marketplace.

Core Loyalty

The province’s emergency cards promote dignity and choice by allowing beneficiaries to determine their own needs, help stimulate local economies where emergency goods and services are already available, and support Canada’s pre-existing social safety net system.

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