PayIt delivers continued success and progress as it pertains to improving the delivery of Government services to its Citizens, one service at a time. This is done in addition to providing modern tools for the Government teams to use to help provide and manage the administrative efforts of those services to its citizens. A snapshot of that progress can be found below in our digital newsroom.
In the News
PayIt Named A Top Ten Government Technology Startup
October 18, 2018
As we’ve grown, we have continued to add features to our comprehensive, mobile-first government platform. We are changing the landscape of how citizens interact with their government, and we’d love you to be part of it!
GR adding options to successful payment app
October 10, 2018
Globensky is behind the switch to grpayit, which launched in August 2017. He was expecting the app to increase online collections by 20 percent, but the city has seen an actual jump of 71 percent.
Frictionless access to city, county services
August 9, 2018
The Unified Government worked with PayIt, a Kansas City-based company that offers a cloud-based platform for web and mobile government payments. PayIt built myWyco on Amazon Web Services’ GovCloud, creating a single app through which residents could submit 311 requests and pay property taxes.
Venture capital fund backs two local tech firms, adding to its KC-only portfolio
July 10, 2018
With backing from Kansas City area corporations and families, KCRise Fund invested in PayIt, a "one-stop shop" solution allowing users to take care of government businesses from registering vehicles to paying utility bills.
First county-state digital service collaboration of its kind launches in Kansas
July 5, 2018
Residents of the unified government of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and Kansas City, Kansas, are now able to renew their state vehicle registration through a mobile app, in what officials say is one of the first such county-state digital service collaborations in the country.
Simplifying access: PayIt teams with KCK Unified Government for enhanced myWyco app
June 29, 2018
“It’s a more streamlined experience,” said Harrell, senior client manager for Payit, “Especially because residents are not usually familiar with state services versus those from the county or city. We want to make it as easy as possible.”
10 Best Tech Startups in Missouri
June 26, 2018
The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Missouri. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to: revenue potential, leadership team, brand/product traction, and competitive landscape.
Additionally, all companies must be independent (un-acquired), privately owned, at most 10 years old, and have received at least one round of funding in order to qualify.
Kansas has new app for renewing vehicle registrations
March 31, 2018
Kansas residents can now review their vehicle registrations on a smartphone or other mobile device.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Gov. Jeff Colyer unveiled the "iKan" app in March.
The app only offers vehicle registration renewals for now. But officials hope to add other services, including voter registration applications and access to birth certificates.
Kansas launches its first mobile app for government services
March 30, 2018
Kansas residents will now be able to renew vehicle registrations from their cellphone with the new iKan mobile application, Gov. Jeff Colyer announced Thursday.
The mobile app is designed to centralize and provide certain state services on one easily-accessible mobile platform.
Say goodbye to the DMV? Gov tech firm PayIt launches iKan app with State of Kansas
March 29, 2018
Designed by PayIt, the iKan platform is designed to allow users to interact with multiple state services in a self-service, intuitive experience from their phones, tablets, and computers, the governor’s office said. In addition to renewing vehicle registration, the application empowers Kansans with more direct access to their official documents, Colyer said.
PayIt Adds Former Illinois CTO to Board of Directors
February 22, 2018
Mike Wons, who served as CTO for the state of Illinois from 2015 to 2018, will be PayIt’s new voice on the board.
“I have had the unique opportunity to work with the PayIt team and their configurable digital government platform for the past three years,”
2018 Startups to Watch: PayIt offers government smart, customer-friendly interaction
January 16, 2018
Few startups care to deal in a market that has historically been static.
But PayIt, a Kansas City-based government tech startup, gladly tackles the daunting task of simplifying government-citizen interaction, said John Thomson, CEO and founder.
KC's PayIt scores big funding boost and major growth
December 6, 2017
Government entities continue to turn to PayIt to deliver a citizen-first experience that's smart — and it's driving big growth for the Kansas City tech startup.
Cloud services from PayIt bring lightweight projects to Florida, Kansas
November 29, 2017
John Thomson, founder and CEO of PayIt, told StateScoop he's winning business by meeting an emerging need in the government software market: simple cloud-based software products that don't require starting from scratch.
DHSMV Launches MyFlorida Mobile App
November 16, 2017
To expand customer options for motor vehicle and vessel registration renewal services and to offer additional conveniences to customers, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) has partnered with PayIt, LLC to launch a mobile app called MyFlorida.
Grand Rapids launches online payment app
The app, grpayit, allows customers to link their water, refuse and property tax accounts in a single sign-on process. Users can pay, manage and receive notifications about each of those accounts, as well as pay parking tickets in the app.
PayIt lands partnership with the Sunflower State
April 25, 2017
Financial tech startup PayIt announced Monday that it will work with the Sunflower State as its innovation partner.
The Kansas City-based firm will work with Kansas’ Office of Information Technology Services, offering its web and mobile app that streamlines financial interactions between citizens and government agencies.
#KCCornerstone Finalist: PayIt, LLC
February 25, 2017
PayIt is a Kansas City, Missouri start-up company focused on creating innovative e-Government solutions and technology. Co-founded by John Thomson and COO Mike Plunkett, the PayIt service offers city, county, state and federal government agencies a personalized platform on which citizens can create a profile to simplify payments and interaction.
Top 10 Kansas City startups to watch in 2017
January 9, 2018
PayIt created a mobile and web app that streamlines citizens’ financial interaction with government agencies. As it’s added funding and team members, PayIt has grown from easing the initial pain-point of working with the DMV to streamlining services for other government agencies, including permitting, taxes, licenses, citations and more.
‘PayIt’ up: Kansas City gov tech startup registers $4.5M investment
January 19, 2016
Like the dozens of people around him, John Thomson’s 2013 wait at the Missouri Department of Motor Vehicles had him aggravated. It was such a pain — watching the queue slowly subside while working on his phone — that the entrepreneur did what innovators do: he built a company to alleviate the chore.
Fast forward about two years and Thomson’s idea has blossomed into a bold mission. Thomson, along with two other co-founders and a team of now more than 20 employees, hopes to revolutionize how citizens financially interact with government agencies.