Authentication & Security

Sequent Partnered With NXP to Boosts Use of Mobile Devices in Transit, Access Control and Hospitality Applications

NXP Semiconductors N.V., one of the leading players when it comes to NFC and contactless smart card solutions, has announced a collaboration with Sequent Software, a leading innovator of digital issuance and wallet platform-as-a-service to increase the use of mobile devices in transit, access control and hospitality applications. Sequent has...

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BankTech

JPMorgan Chase Fosters Innovation In Personal Finances With Financial Solutions Lab Competition

The Financial Solutions Lab, a $30 million, five-year initiative managed by the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) with founding partner JPMorgan Chase & Co., launched its first competition in February 2015. The goal of this competition was to identify emerging innovations that leveraged technology to reduce the cost, time,...

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Cards

Cayan Achieves Vantiv EMV Certification

With Its Second Processor Certification, Cayan Continues Its EMV Momentum LAS VEGAS, NV- (Press Release) -  Cayan, The Payment Possibilities Company™, announced that it has achieved ICC EMV Terminal Certification with Vantiv, a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes....

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BankTech

Mobile payment in… half a second!

Mobile and online payments in Poland are no longer revolutionary. They are becoming a durable part of the customers’ everyday life. In that case what should banks do to remain innovative and competitive? 1-click transfer mBank together with PayU launched a new service: mTransfer Mobile (mTM). It’s a modern payment...

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Authentication & Security

The Money20/20 2015 Recap: Top Five Trends in the Payments Industry to Keep In Mind for Building your 2016 Strategies

Money20/20 is the largest global event focused on payments and financial services innovation for connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology. With 10,000+ attendees, including more than 1,000 CEOs, from 3,000 companies and 75 countries, Money20/20 is critical to realizing the vision of disruptive...

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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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