Our History

Celebrating 35 years of leadership


1984

>> The start of something great: First Data Processing and Sunshine State Systems merge to create Fiserv, a national data processing organization focused on the financial services industry

1986

>> Fiserv becomes a public company and is listed as FISV on the NASDAQ Stock Market

1995

>> Fiserv acquires Information Technology, Inc., putting Fiserv on the forefront of client/server solutions for banking

>> The World Wide Web says hello to www.fiserv.com

1997

>> E-bills make their debut, enabling consumers to not only pay bills online, but also receive and view them

2002

>> A tipping point for electronic billing and payments: Financial institutions are offering it for free, accelerating acceptance and creating market momentum

2005

>> Fiserv expands operations to India

2006

>> Fiserv commits to a holistic approach to serving clients: introducing Fiserv 2.0

2007

>> CheckFree Corporation is now part of Fiserv – the largest acquisition in its history – bringing the electronic billing and payments innovator into the Fiserv family

2008

>> Fiserv launches the first-of-its-kind mobile banking solution, offering triple-play banking access via text messaging, mobile browser and app

2009

>> Fiserv launches a new market approach and brand identity, and affirms its commitment to leading the digital transformation of financial services

2010

>> The company marks 25 consecutive years of double-digit adjusted earnings per share growth as it continues to innovate

2011

>> Fiserv acquires M-Com and CashEdge, further strengthening its commitment to mobile banking and digital payments

2012

>> Fiserv enhances its Popmoney® person-to-person payments service with an instant money movement capability, aligning with consumers' need for immediacy and ease

2013

>> Fiserv acquires Open Solutions, adding DNA®, an innovative, real-time account processing platform option for financial institutions

2014

>> The company celebrates 30 years of leadership in financial services technology

>> Fiserv is named to the FORTUNE Magazine "World's Most Admired Companies®" list

2015

>> Fiserv continues to innovate and introduces the NOW® Network, laying the groundwork for a profoundly simple payment experience and creating differentiated value for financial institutions, billers and consumers

>> Fiserv is named to the FORTUNE Magazine "World's Most Admired Companies®" list for the second consecutive year

>> Fiserv is named one of America's Best Employers by Forbes

2016

>> Fiserv is named to the FORTUNE Magazine "World's Most Admired Companies®" list for the third consecutive year and is No. 1 in its category for innovation

>> Fiserv is named to the FORTUNE® 500 list, recognizing the company's growth spurred by innovation and the delivery of financial services at the speed of life

2017

>> Fiserv is named to the FORTUNE Magazine "World's Most Admired Companies®" list for the fourth consecutive year and is No. 1 in its category for innovation for the second year in a row

>> The company acquires PCLender to enhance its suite of mortgage origination services and accelerates its digital strategy and development of a next-generation digital banking platform through the acquisition of Monitise

>> With the acquisition of Dovetail Group Limited, Fiserv moves to reinvent payments infrastructure and make intelligent payments a reality for financial institutions and consumers worldwide

2018

>> For the fifth consecutive year, Fiserv is named to the FORTUNE Magazine "World's Most Admired Companies®" list and is also recognized for strength of business model and innovation leadership

>> The company refreshes its Aspiration, or vision for its future, and Purpose, the mission that drives its existence, reinforcing its commitment to serving clients with excellence

>> Fiserv announces a multiyear naming rights agreement for a world-class sports and entertainment venue in its hometown, elevating its brand and fintech to a new level of prominence

>> Elan Financial Services assets deepen the company's presence in debit card processing and expand its mobile and digital payments capabilities

Today

>> 700+ solutions
>> 140+ patents issued and pending
>> 24,000 #FISVProud associates committed to creating superior value for 12,000 clients worldwide

>> financial services @ the speed of life®


For 35 years, Fiserv has been a leader in financial services technology. We help more than 12,000 clients worldwide create and deliver experiences for a digital world that's always on. We drive innovation in Payments, Processing Services, Risk & Compliance, Customer & Channel Management, and Insights & Optimization with one thing in mind: to move money and information in a way that moves the world. Fiserv is a FORTUNE 500 company and is on the FORTUNE Magazine "World's Most Admired Companies®" list.