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Akimbo Financial

June 05, 2013 07:55 ET

Akimbo Launches Summertime 'Movie Night Friday'

Akimbo Card Users Get $10 Back With Friday Ticket Buys at Any AMC, Regal, or Cinemark Theater Beginning June 14th and Ending June 28th

SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 5, 2013) - Akimbo Financial, Inc. (, a social banking startup offering the Akimbo Visa® Prepaid Card, today announced the nationwide launch of "Movie Night Friday" (hashtag #MNF @akimbocard). In a celebration of summer, the startup will reimburse $10 of Akimbo Card ticket purchases made on Fridays June 14, 21, and 28 at any AMC, Regal, or Cinemark theater in the U.S.

"This is our fourth installment of 'Movie Night Friday' and will be our biggest promotion yet," said Akimbo Financial co-founder and CEO Houston Frost. "Summer is a time to unwind and enjoy some awesome new releases, including 'Man of Steel' and 'World War Z.' This is a great way to attract new Akimbo Card users and reward our loyal Akimbo Card members."

The Akimbo Card is a unique bank account alternative that enables free and instant money sharing between cardholders at the click of a button online or with the Akimbo iPhone app. The recipient has immediate access to the funds everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted.

Akimbo's social prepaid card platform also allows sharing via Facebook, email, and text (SMS). The recipient receives an invite, and once enrolled, a pre-loaded Akimbo Card is mailed to them. In true social banking fashion, Akimbo's iPhone app lets you add photos, notes, and ratings to your purchases. These can be posted to Facebook, or shared privately via email. Photos and notes can also be attached to money transfers and requests.

To learn more about Akimbo Financial and the Akimbo Card, please visit

About Akimbo Financial
Akimbo Financial offers a social bank account alternative and a convenient way to share money with friends and family. You can load money from a bank account, via direct deposit, and with cash at various retail locations. The Akimbo Card can be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted, at any ATM that displays the Visa® or STAR® Acceptance Mark, and to send money via email, Facebook, and SMS. The Akimbo Card is issued by The Bancorp Bank pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. The Bancorp Bank, Member FDIC. The Bancorp Bank is not affiliated in any way with this promotion and does not endorse or sponsor this offer. For more information, please visit

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