Payments

How Five Common Payment Pitfalls Impact Customer Retention

It’s an exciting time to work in the payments industry.  Technology is evolving incredibly quickly and every week brings more options for payments.  Yet the payments process is often disjointed from the rest of the brand experience, particularly for companies that have to collect regular payments from customers, such as...

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BankTech

Visa Europe Announces Collaboration With Epiphyte

Visa Europe recently announced its collaboration with Epiphyte, a provider of blockchain-based software-as-a-solution (SaaS) for immediate financial transactions. Visa Europe Collab and Epiphyte, a recent graduate from San Mateo incubator Boost VC will be working on a proof-of-concept to use bitcoin and blockchain capabilities to make remittance services more efficient...

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Payments

Austreme's Transaction Laundering Detection Solution Deployed by DHgate

DHpay, one of renowned payment service providers offering cross-border, multi-currency payment platform in China, implemented Austreme’s Transaction Laundering Detection solution. DHpay is an independent subsidiary and payment platform provider of its mother company DHgate, the first B2B online marketplaces in China for buyers and sellers around the world. With a...

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Cloud

In-Store Smart Display Company Shelfbucks Raises $6.5M in Series A

Shelfbucks, the leading in-store smart display and smart shelf marketing platform for retail stores and brands, recently announced that it has closed its series A funding by raising $6.5 million. The funding will be used to facilitate large-scale rollouts of its platform and to speed up the company's overall long-term...

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Payments

Japanese Internet Giant Rakuten Launched $100 Million FinTech Fund

Japanese Internet giant Rakuten announced the official launch of its $100-million global FinTech fund to focus on investments in disruptive early to mid-stage FinTech startups. US and Europe will be the primary geographic focus of the fund with particular attention to FinTech in London, San Francisco, New York and Berlin. However, as...

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BankTech

Spire Payments initiate roll-out of 6,000 POS devices in Czech Republic for Komercni Banka, Societe Generale Group

{Press Release} Spire Payments in collaboration with SoNet (authorised partner and well-known payment solution integrator in the Czech and Slovak regions) announce today the mass roll-out of over 6,000 POS devices for Komercni Banka (KB) in the Czech Republic. This significant announcement represents the first mass deployment of open Linux-based,...

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BankTech

US Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending Market: A Sector Snapshot

The LTP research team has come up with another crisp three-page sector snapshot on the US P2P lending market based on research and insights collected on the P2P lending market and the participating players. In the financial services industry, the P2P segment emerged first in 2005, focusing on lending and...

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BankTech

Let's Talk More About Robo-Advisors

Wealth Management firms are going through a dynamic shift—from a traditional approach to a trendy one—attracting millennials by introducing robo-advisory platforms. The drivers for these robo-advisor firms are account minimums which are in the low four-digit numbers, lower fee and demographic advantage. Robo-advisor services can quickly provide customers with well-diversified investment...

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