Our Story

Apriva delivers an adaptive platform technology for omnichannel payments and secure mobile communications. Apriva today comprises two operating groups:

Apriva Payments

The FinTech business unit delivering a payment platform-as-a-service to enterprise businesses, ISOs/MSPs, and integrators looking for custom payment solutions. Learn more. 

Apriva Mobile Security

The mobile security business unit delivering COTS technology and professional services for managing sensitive and classified information transmitted over mobile networks for government agencies, public sector organizations, and commercial enterprises. Learn more.

Our Story: Milestones

Apriva is a trusted partner of the U.S. Department of Defense, with technology validated by the NSA’s Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC), ensuring the highest level of security—whether transmitting payment transactions or classified information—for our customers, partners, and resellers. Here are some milestones from our story.


Apriva LLC formed and signs First Data as its first major customer.


First certification with Canadian payments.


Developed first Client to Server email system for wireless type-1 devices (SENSA)


Apriva wins first certification with Bermuda and Mexico customers.


Developed, deployed and operated nation’s first commercial carrier connected NIPR/SIPR access gateway (MCEP) for NSA’s SME PED program providing fully redundant/COOP


Apriva obtains certification on more than 25 payment platforms and partners with 500+ resellers.


Apriva launches wireless payment services to vending and unattended markets.


Apriva introduces AprivaPay, a payment card application for mobile phones. Apriva partners with AT&T to introduce new mobile applications on smartphones for small business POS solutions.


Apriva launches AprivaLife, a customizable mobile application, combining payments, loyalty, offers, location-based services, social media and identification features.


Developed, deployed and operate DoD’s first Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) Gateway.


Apriva introduces its newest mobile payment application, AprivaPay Mobile, turning any Apple, Android or Amazon device into a mobile point of sale.


Developed one of the USA’s first Tactical CSfC Gateway for TS/SCI application


Apriva introduces its Gateway Integration Services allowing software developers to implement credit, debit, loyalty, closed-loop, and EMV payment processing into their solution.


Largest CSfC enterprise solution deployed within DoD carrying full ATO


Apriva obtains certification on more than 35 processors and partners with 1,100+ resellers.


Apriva bundles existing payment solutions into a unified payment platform architecture.


Apriva takes payment platform to market and moves gateway technology into the cloud.