Payments

Synchology: Providing a White Label Rewards and Loyalty Program

Synchology, called ‘The Branded Payments Company’, was founded in June 2009. The Chicago based company builds, manages and designs white label rewards and loyalty focused checking account replacement products. These help brands and consumers to engage with each other in an everyday transactional space. Synchology was co-founded by Doug Bobenhouse...

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Blockchain

BTCjam and the Peer to Peer Bitcoin Loans

BTCjam is an amazing business model on top of an amazing alternative currency, Bitcoin. It was founded in 2012 by Celso Pitta (CEO) to solve the oldest problem of the world, financial shortages and loans. The company says it provides the user with a peer to peer platform that facilitates...

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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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Payments

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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Payments

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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