Payments

HR Software Company Zenefits Launches Own Payroll System

HR software company Zenefits announced the launch of its new payroll system called “Zenefits Payroll” which runs itself and is totally free. There are two versions of the system: Self-Driving Mode and Pro. The payroll system will be available to businesses from January 2016. The payroll system was built in...

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Payments

A Sector Snapshot on the US Remittance Market, 2015

The remittance industry is experiencing fast growth and gathering attention from a number of startups and investors, bringing along technological and product innovation to address the increasing demand in this important market. Multiple startups have been launched and some have had significant growth even in this mature segment. This highlights...

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Lending

Crowdfunding Platform CircleUp Raises $30 Million Series C Funding

CircleUp is a well-known fundraising platform for consumer products. The company has raised $30 million in series C funding led by Collaborative Fund. The company is working on a new technology platform which simplifies business for both investors and entrepreneurs. The company focuses on innovative consumer products and retail brands....

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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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