January 15, 2016
By Mark Goodstadt, Co-founder and CEO, Thinaire
With CES kicking off the new year, it is clear that we are living in a time of great disruption for the payment space. Unexpected players are starting to make their way into the payment world, creating substantial new opportunities for building up new smart infrastructure for peer-to-peer payment.
GM kicked off the year with a $500 million investment in Lyft, with plans for self-driving cars; Starbucks launched a digital skip-the-line payment system in Canada; Physical retailers are driving incremental sales through retargeting; and brands like Chase and Walmart are all la ...