GALILEO PROCESSING, INC.
|GALILEO PROCESSING, INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20130262209||PROVIDING INCENTIVES USING PRODUCT LEVEL DATA - A computer-implemented method and system for providing incentives to consumers based on product level data. Information relating to an incentive is defined and stored using, for example, a database accessible by a processing unit. The information relating to the incentive may include a product identifier, such as a stock keeping unit (SKU) number corresponding to a particular product or service. During a transaction between a merchant and a consumer, information may be transmitted to a processing unit, which determines if the information contains the product identifier corresponding to that specified to qualify for the incentive. Information related a payment medium used by the consumer in the transaction may be received and compared to information from an issuer of the payment medium to verify the transaction. The incentive may be provided via a credit to the payment account, or as an online virtual reward on a social networking or gaming website.||10-03-2013|
|20120078793||FINANCIAL INSTRUMENT HAVING LOAN PROCEEDS AND PRE-PAID CHARACTERISTICS - Financial methods and systems for using a financial instrument are disclosed. A financial account includes both a loan balance portion and a pre-paid cash balance portion. The loan balance portion and the pre-paid cash balance portion are used in performing a purchase transaction. The purchase transaction is initiated by the account holder using the financial instrument. A prioritization scheme is selected that indicates an order of priority of the loan balance portion and the pre-paid cash balance portion of a financial account. A purchase amount is applied to the financial account according to the prioritization scheme. A transaction fee is not charged by the financial institution when any portion of the loan balance portion is applied to the purchase amount. And, a transaction fee is charged by the financial institution when no portion of the loan balance portion is applied to the purchase amount.||03-29-2012|