Omnichannels Can Offer Omni-Opportunities

"The interconnected digital world we live in means consumers are able to purchase nearly any product, however and wherever they want," writes Roger Niederer, Head of Merchant Services at SIX Payment Services. Retailers need to understand how their customers interact across all channels so as to be able to tailor...

Read More · 5 minutes


The Utility and Usability of Secure Omnicommerce

What do cowry shells, shekel, dinar, krugerrand and Apple Pay have in common? They have aspired or are aspiring to be the global commerce enabler of choice. Some of them have achieved significant notoriety and some of them have gone on to set the stage for the monetary system that...

Read More · 2 minutes

Authentication & Security

Quovo Launches Account Authentication API

NEW YORK, NY – November 15, 2016 – Quovo, a leading provider of account aggregation and data analytics for finance, today announced the launch of its Account Authentication API. This RESTful API allows developers to instantly connect to financial accounts and verify key account data, helping to confirm account ownership,...

Read More · 2 minutes


Singapore’s FinTech Journey – Where We Are, What Is Next

by Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore Remarks at Singapore FinTech Festival - FinTech Conference, Singapore Expo, 16 November 2016: Ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome to the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival. We have more than 11,000 participants from more than 50 countries, attending one or more of the...

Read More · 19 minutes


The Vacation Industry Needs FinTech Companies With Deep Vertical Expertise

Today’s sharing economy and its respective business models are disrupting traditional industries like financial services and manufacturing and of course, creating brand new categories. And similar to most industries, the vacation industry has certainly not been immune to change. This particular market has faced some unique challenges throughout its evolution...

Read More · 7 minutes


The Right UX Makes All the Difference in Banking

As the father of Apple said, “You‘ve got to start with the customer experience and work back toward the technology – not the other way around.” The wisdom has been loyally contributing to the success of the iPhone maker and is probably one of the main paradigms of this year...

Read More · 3 minutes

Authentication & Security

How to Prevent Mobile Payments Fraud

Some estimates suggest that fraud attacks on US online merchants rose 11% after the October 1, 2015, EMV liability shift. In absolute numbers, the value of fraudulent online transactions is expected to balloon from $10.7 billion last year to $25.6 billion in 2020. It appears that the EMV transition had the...

Read More · 6 minutes