Payments

Monitise Expands its Mobile Money Solutions into North America

On 11th June 2014, global leader in Mobile Money solutions – Monitise - announced the expansion of Monitise Create, the company's mobile innovation, design and development services, into North America, in a press release. "Mobile is fundamentally changing the relationship that every brand, particularly banks, has with a customer. Our...

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Payments

Because every innovation begins with a question (?)

Over the last few years, we have come across hundreds of amazing ideas, questions & propositions; they come from innovators, investors, entrepreneurs, sometimes even from casual observers of the space - this is a sure sign that the next big thing(s) are around the corner. Questioning the status quo is...

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Enabling Technologies

Cachet Financial Solutions Chosen by FirstView to Develop Mobile App for Cardholders

On 10th June 2014, leading provider of prepaid mobile money management solutions – Cachet financial Solutions – announced that it had been selected by award-winning, Atlanta-based program manager and processor, FirstView, in order to develop a prepaid mobile app for Firstview’s cardholders. "After evaluating numerous providers and solutions for enhancing our...

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BankTech

Here Comes a Game Changer: Banks and Apps can Now Offer NFC Payments

On June 10th 2014, the world’s leading provider of digital issuance and open wallet platform-as-a-service – Sequent Software – announced that it had received a United States patent for its technology that turns apps into wallets.  Patent number 8,745,716 recognizes Sequent’s ability to manage security and control usage of credit, debit and other...

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Payments

David Marcus will be leaving PayPal to join Facebook, what’s next?

It’s official. David Marcus, the man behind PayPal’s online payments service, will be joining Facebook to head its messaging products. It is being assumed that Facebook might take advantage of Marcus’s payment expertise for its messaging products. Remember the trends that David talked about earlier this year? Things that will...

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