Fintech

Week in Review: A Lesson from BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed, if you haven’t heard of it, is a digital media company that specializes in making viral content. One of their most successful brands is Tasty. It is their food brand built upon those overhead, time-lapse videos of people making a recipe. I’d wager that you’ve watched at least one all...

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Fintech

This Is What It Takes for a FinTech Startup to Take Off, According to the CEO of the ‘Best Latin American Accelerator’

Do you know what a FinTech needs for success in Brazil? The CEO of ACE, Latin American startup accelerator, Pedro Waengertner, answers in this interview. Image source: ACE Since 2012, ACE (previously Aceleratech) has already accelerated more than 60 startups and has had 6 exits. These companies are companies in...

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Payments

MEDICI now! The FuturePay Story

MEDICI now! Startup Stories highlights the companies that are shaping the new financial technology industry. Keep an eye out each week for new stories! If you or someone you know should be highlighted, send us a note. Without further ado… Company Name: FuturePay Name/Title: Bobbi Leach, CEO of FuturePay Industry...

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Enabling Technologies

M-Commerce With a Social Twist

The likes of Amazon, eBay and bespoke apps for shopping giants are certainly functionally sound, but a bit impersonal. Here are some apps that allow merchants a more direct connection with consumers. E-commerce on mobile devices, or m-commerce, shows no signs of slowing down. By 2020, m-commerce will account for...

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Payments

Payments – A Fading Experience

Despite the ever-growing number of payments service providers, the payment experience itself will inevitably fade away into history (more precisely, become a back-end operation). However convenient and user-friendly modern payments solutions developed by financial technology startups can be, the transactional part of every interaction is not the most reasonable target...

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InvestTech

Higher Returns & Lower Costs With Technology-Enabled Property Management – Interview With CEO of Zenplace

LTP recently had the pleasure of interviewing Rahul Mewawalla, CEO and President of Zenplace. Rahul is the former head of US’ first technology program in SF with the White House, and previously ran one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing mobile commerce and payments services. He also held global leadership roles...

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BankTech

The Most Influential Women in Indian BFSI

Women have been taking charge in some of the top companies across the globe and the same can be witnessed in India, where women have been representing some of the top banks and financial institutions in the country. They take decisions that affect millions of people in the country along...

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