Payments

Building the Most Advanced Prepaid Card Management & Stored Value Solution in the World – Interview With Brion Bonkowski, Founder & CEO of Tern Commerce

I had the pleasure of speaking with Brion Bonkowski, the Founder & CEO of Tern Commerce, a company created to help brands launch global prepaid and stored value programs through its SPAN platform, which covers user experience (UX), compliance, identity verification, and cross-border remittance. Brion is a business leader in...

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BankTech

The Future of Money: Banking on FinTech

FinTech startups are innovating across broad categories — in core banking, new financial services, insurance, and investing. What’s driving this change? And how do these startups successfully attack and compete with the big incumbent entities? In this talk, Andreessen Horowitz’s General Partner Alex Rampell considers all the types of innovation...

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Insurance

Empowering New Possibilities in the World of Healthcare – Interview With Nadeem Khan, President of Aflac Corporate Ventures

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Nadeem Khan, President of Aflac Corporate Ventures (launched in March 2017) in their newest office situated in the Packard Place building in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina. Nadeem leads Aflac Corporate Ventures including all operating and investment subsidiaries such as Empowered Benefits (acquired...

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Blockchain

10 FinTech Predictions for 2018

It was a big year for FinTech in 2017 – and 2018 is shaping up to be every bit as exciting. Here are some FinTech predictions for 2018: 1. Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies – here come the institutional investors? Many records were broken in 2017 by Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Not...

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Payments

Samsung Pay: The Third Time’s a Charm

After many NFC pilots and Apple Pay, Samsung seems to have cracked the code! For many in the contactless payments industry, they have had a genuine conviction each of the past 15 years: “THIS is the year of NFC!” Well, we are not sure if this year has been the...

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BankTech

The New Wave Of FinTech: The End Of Banking

Mike Sigal, an entrepreneur, early-stage investor & Partner at 500 Startups, presents his views on the wave of financial technology startups that facilitate long-term changes in the financial services industry. Whether newcomers gain long-term ground or not, they set new standards in the industry. They show customers the way that...

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About MEDICI (Formerly Let’s Talk Payments)

MEDICI is your partner in enabling FinTech-at-SCALE to create global economic impact.

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