BankTech

Walmart Introduces Mobile Payment Solution ‘Walmart Pay’

American multinational retail corporation Walmart has launched its own mobile payment solution called “Walmart Pay.” The solution will enable a fast, easy and secure way for customers to pay with their smartphones in Walmart stores. Customers can pay with any iOS or Android smartphone, through any major payment type and...

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Enabling Technologies

International Payments and Trends in Money Transfer Technology by Mike Laven, CEO of Currency Cloud

Earlier this year, UK-based international remittance FinTech company Currency Cloud raised $18 million in Series C to expand to the US. We have been following the company's success and had the pleasure interviewing Mike Laven, CEO of Currency Cloud, about the company and the services Currency Cloud provides as well...

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BankTech

Bank of America Now Offers Electronic Invoicing for Businesses Through Viewpost

Bank of America has announced a relationship with Viewpost, a creator of a secure business-to-business network that provides electronic invoicing and payments tools for businesses of all sizes. With this relationship, Bank of America will bring Viewpost's unique, collaborative, time-saving technology to their small-business clients across the country. One of...

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Payments

Top 10 Online Crowdfunding Platforms for Startups

CircleUp: CircleUp is a leading equity-based crowdfunding platform where accredited investors have free access to direct investments in high-growth consumer product and retail private companies that were previously difficult to identify and access. The platform has enabled an online transaction capability to make investments. For retail and consumer product entrepreneurs,...

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Authentication & Security

Let’s Talk About Beacons

Many researchers believe digital technologies will influence a large portion of the 1.1 trillion dollars of in-store retail sales. Beacons is considered to be one of the major technologies in this equation. Financial Institutions such as banks have also started using beacon technology to boost customer engagement and explore new...

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Payments

Popularity of Gift Cards Grows in Canada

Blackhawk Network shopper survey reveals growing preference for giving and receiving gift cards, which are the most purchased prepaid product in Canada PLEASANTON, Calif. – [Press Release] – Canadian shoppers are increasingly turning to gift cards for gift-giving occasions, citing choice as the most attractive feature of the cards. “Although gift...

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