Enabling Technologies

YES.TAP, Bringing Sustainability Through Highly Contextual Digital Experiences

YES.TAP is a prominent innovator in mobile, contactless, and cloud technology. The founding engineers bring their vast experience from companies like Amazon.com, BlackBerry, and Xtreme Labs.  With the goal to bring new mobile innovation and highly contextual digital experiences to businesses, YES.TAP aims to make ordering and payment services quicker,...

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Enabling Technologies

21 Payments and Commerce Apps for Smart Watches

Smartwatches have been designed to help users manage specific aspects of their daily needs. Payments and commerce being part of consumers’ daily activities, it’s expected that smartwatches have the robustness, and moreover the capabilities, to enable day-to-day commerce transactions by leveraging existing payments technologies. With this notion in mind, technology...

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Authentication & Security

Europe’s Non-Traditional Bank Strengthens Verification by Partnering With An Identity Intelligence Specialist

Holvi, a one-stop-shop for small businesses which provides online banking services has partnered with GBGroup, an identity intelligence specialist, to verify and authenticate its customers while saving time in the process. GBGroup started working with Holvi to verify the documents of the new customers and ensure compliance across Europe. GBGroup...

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Enabling Technologies

Mobile Commerce Booms for Alibaba

Alibaba’s earnings are on the rise and the growth in the use of mobiles for the commerce transactions is becoming a key driver for Alibaba’s success. During its most recent quarter, Alibaba’s monthly active users on mobiles rose by 77% totalling a staggering 289 million users. The revenues generated by these...

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Lending

Square Raises Additional Capital to Boost its Lending Business

Square recently secured additional outside investments to expand its popular small business financing program, Square Capital. With Square Capital’s first investor, Victory Park Capital, tripling its original investment, and with new money from investors including Colchis Capital, Square will be able to advance hundreds of millions of dollars this year...

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