Enabling Technologies

Interview With John Battley, CEO of Penny Inc., on the New Approach to Manage Business Expenses

Penny Inc, a provider of payments, expense and travel management solutions for small to medium-sized businesses, today announced the launch of the Penny Inc prepaid MasterCard card program which is virtually connected to a mobile app. Penny monitors and manages employee expenditures, significantly reducing the time spent on expense tracking...

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Payments

Exclusive Interview With Michael Morris, CEO of Slide: E-Gift Card Industry Growing by More Than 40% YoY

Money 20/20 had some great announcements for the FinTech industry. One such announcement came from Slide, a next-generation money management platform for gift cards. Slide is a gift card wallet app that was launched this summer. Though relatively new to the market, Slide has received consistent five-star reviews on the...

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Blockchain

Lending Companies Leveraging Blockchain Technology

There has been a lot of focus on blockchain’s application for the financial world. There are several segments of the FinTech Industry that are already putting blockchain technology to advanced practice. In one of our previous articles, we discussed the financial use cases of blockchain in the remittance industry. Blockchain...

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Blockchain

NASDAQ Announced Initial Clients for Linq Its Blockchain-Powered Trading Platform

At the Money 20/20 conference held in Las Vegas, NASDAQ announced the initial roster of private company clients for NASDAQ Linq, a platform that allows private companies to trade their company’s shares using bitcoin-powering technology, even before pre-IPO. The first private company clients will include: Chain.com, the blockchain API company that...

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Authentication & Security

Exclusive Interview With CEO of IDology John Dancu on Identity Verification and Strategic Investment in Payfone

Recently, the LTP team covered an official press release published by IDology (a fraud prevention and identity verification provider) which announced a strategic equity investment in Payfone, a leading network authentication provider. IDology provides real-time technology solutions that verify an individual’s identity and age to help drive revenue, decrease costs,...

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Blockchain

Mobile POS Providers Haven't Reached A Tipping Point Yet

Every day, small businesses are inundated with yet another service or device to process payments, claiming to make “this one” better, faster and more secure than the “last one.” Merchants, cashiers and clerks are finding themselves just as frustrated with the same payment technologies that were intended to make life...

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Enabling Technologies

Samsung Pay Advantage Significantly Expands Mobile Payment Merchant Acceptance and Drives Consumer Adoption

 [Press Release]: Samsung Electronics Co., Inc., announced Samsung Pay U.S. consumer usage data, new features, and partnerships at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas, adding more momentum to the most accepted mobile payment system. Just four weeks after its launch in the U.S., Samsung Pay is proving its biggest advantage is broad acceptance...

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Enabling Technologies

OmnyPay Unveils Omni-Channel Mobile Payments Solution Aimed at Retailers

Company’s Integrated Mobile Loyalty, Rewards and Payment System Helps Large Retailers Drive Sales, Reduce Costs and Gain Control Over the Customer Experience [Press Release] - OmnyPay, the retail-friendly mobile payment platform, today announced the first integrated mobile loyalty, rewards and payment system designed specifically for retailers. OmnyPay enters the mobile payments...

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