Friday, December 13, 2013

The Future of Payment Processing

By Marc Putman, SVP, First Data Prepaid Solutions

"As technology advances and becomes simpler to use, modern tools are being transformed into smart business solutions. In a world where people turn to smart devices for entertainment, engagement and life management, businesses are obligated to do the same.

Luckily, merchants can get the most for their money by investing in technology that consolidates payments and business management. Investing in new payment processing technologies gives business owners the time to do what they do best: run their business.

Next generation point-of-sale (POS) systems can help. Packaged as a tablet or mobile app, these systems can accept cash, contactless and mobile payments, and barcodes, enabling customers to pay how they want…"

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Partnering Round Up: 12/9 - 12/13

All Payments Expo is committed to catalyzing value add partnerships for the betterment of the ecosystem. Here’s the weekly roundup of partnership news:

  • “Lemon, a digital wallet platform which allows users to store their ID, payment, loyalty cards and more on their smartphone, has been acquired by identity theft protection service LifeLock for approximately $42.6 million, the companies [announced.] LifeLock is also now launching a new application called “LifeLock Wallet,” which is based on Lemon Wallet Plus technology.” To learn more about this partnership, click here.
  • “Barclays Accepting Applications for New UK Fintech Accelerator – Barclays announced Monday a partnership with Techstars to launch a three-month accelerator program in the UK next year.” To learn more about this partnership, click here.
  • “Wells Fargo & Company and Isis, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Verizon Wireless, has announced the first phase of an agreement that allows Wells Fargo Visa consumer credit card holders to load their cards into the Isis Mobile Wallet.” To learn more about this partnership, click here.
  • “Payment processing firm Dwolla on Thursday announced the launch of a partnership with online service marketplace Fiverr in a move to help spur adoption of its payment option.” To learn more about this partnership, click here.
  • “Coda Payments scores $2.3 million to make mobile payments without credit cards a cinch” To read more click here.
  • “MasterCard is partnering with Samsung to bring tap-to-pay functionality to Australian shoppers who own a Samsung Galaxy S4 and have the Commonwealth Bank of Australia app loaded on their phone.” To read more click here.
Click here for more information on partnering and how you can guarantee ROI at All Payments Expo.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Readers Receive 10% Discount to the 2014 All Payments Expo

Save 10% when registering for All Payments Expo 2014 - Use Code: XU2748BLOG

At All Payments Expo, you will hear from and interact with 2,000+ attendees from the most powerful payments companies. For companies both large AND fresh out of Silicon Valley, it's a gathering of industry doers and thinkers, who come together to do business and generate new partnerships.

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Register for All Payments Expo by Friday Dec. 6 to Save $700!

Save up to $700 if you sign up to attend All Payments Expo by Friday, Dec. 6. This is the best possible price for All Payments Expo - after Dec. 6, rates go up. 

Here's All Payments Expo's Mission: 

  • Focused on drilling down into the bedrock of payments innovation, including alternative financial services, prepaid, acquiring, technology, omnichannel retail, lending & gifting. 
  • Biggest business development event in payments, and the only event with an exclusive partnering tool to help you generate real ROI with clients and potential partners on-site. 
  • The largest number of retailers of ANY payments event, with more than 300 omnichannel focused merchants in attendance. 
  • Designed to make the most of team attendance. Make sure your company's leadership, product, business development, marketing functions are in attendance (group discounts are as high as 20%) and build business & buzz at the show. 
  • Home to FinTech Partnerships, an exclusive 2-day forum designed to catalyze strategic alliances between banks and non-bank innovators in mobile banking, PFM, in-branch technologies, lending and more. 

Take advantage of this discounted rate – Register today!

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