Payments

Merchant360 Launches NFC at POS

Merchant360 Inc. started in the year 2008 is a company that delivers POS payment, loyalty and ticketing solutions. The company recently announced the release of a bi-directional NFC technology between enabled Mobile phones and POS terminals From Ingenico and Verifone. The company has American Express, Visa, MasterCard, First Data, Chase,...

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Micromerchant's true Pain points, POS debate

A lot of people asked me on different forums that, what are the merchants that Square really supports and how many of them? I think this quote applies most fittingly to gain a perspective on this subject: “It is the obvious which is so difficult to see most of the time. People...

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Why did Vivotech Fail? NFC posterchild sell off

Vivotech was founded in 2001 by Mohammad Khan who had earlier worked for Verifone to help them develop their payment automation systems from 1983 to 1998. He also co-founded Verifone’s Internet Commerce Division.The company had raised $96 Mn through investors including SingTel Innov8, Singapore’s EDBI, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Citi...

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Aquiline selling Clear2Pay? Deja vu Infosys deal

The Private Equity Firm Aquiline Holdings LLC is exploring the sale of its Belgian financial services provider (could be partly) – Clear2Pay – according to a report from Reuters. However, the Firm has yet to hire a bank to oversee the sale. Clear2Pay was founded in 2001 by Michael Akkermans...

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