Payments

Analysis on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday [Infographic]

GlobalCollect, an Ingenico Group company and the world’s most knowledgeable payment service provider, has done some analysis on their data from Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Here are some of the findings: - After a dip last year, online sales are booming again; the total number of processed transactions was...

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Enabling Technologies

Coming Soon: FreshBooks Card Reader For Small Businesses to Accept Payments On-The-Spot

FreshBooks, cloud-based accounting software for small business owners, revealed plans to release the FreshBooks Card Reader to help small business owners get paid on-the-spot using their mobile devices while also preventing credit card fraud. The pocket-sized device plugs into an iPhone's audio jack and lets users accept credit cards anywhere....

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BankTech

9 Supply Chain Finance Companies in Asia

Faced with increasing pressure to meet short-term liquidity needs, companies are looking for easy and convenient ways to manage their working capital and supply chain. Concerns surrounding risk and liquidity management have driven the demand for financial supply chain management solutions. Supply chain finance aims to improve the financial efficiency...

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Authentication & Security

Goldman Sachs Introduces Its Own Cryptocurrency SETLcoin and Files Patent for Securities Settlement

Goldman Sachs has filed a patent application with the US Patent & Trademark Office called “Cryptographic Currency For Securities Settlement” for a cryptocurrency called SETLcoin. Paul Walker and Phil J. Venables are listed as the inventors. Cryptocurrency SETLcoin by Goldman Sachs will allow P2P transfers with cryptographic tokens representing securities...

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Enabling Technologies

BillGuard Adds Free Features to Make Tracking and Protecting Finances Easier This Holiday Season

New Features include free credit monitoring for unlimited accounts and suspicious activity alerts; Updates follow BillGuard’s recent acquisition by Prosper Marketplace SAN FRANCISCO - [Press Release] -BillGuard, a personal finance analytics application and a subsidiary of Prosper Marketplace, today announced significant updates to its pricing plans. For the first time, BillGuard...

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Lending

21 Ways to Get a Personal Loan

With powerful tools built to support personal expenses of any kind, lending is no more an issue. There is a great variety of ways one can get a personal loan at any condition, with almost any credit score and for any purpose. Personal loans may have been an issue before,...

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BankTech

Overview of FinTech Patents: Infographic by Relecura

The financial technology (FinTech) sector is undergoing a digital revolution. Several startups and newer companies are challenging the incumbents, using digital platforms to deliver products and services more efficiently and employing better business models. We came across a very interesting infographic created by Relecura which gives an overview of the...

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