Carr Attorney Responds to SEC

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Visa brings digital loyalty program to partner banks in Latin America, Caribbean

Mobile Payments Today Visa has launched Visa Loyalty Solutions, a digital points redemption platform available to all issuing banks in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a press release. Visa said the loyalty program offers consumers more than a »

No comment 11.07.18

Toast raises $115M at a $1.4B valuation to create a one-stop management tool for restaurants

TechCrunch: While massive restaurant chains might have resources to build out their own management systems or integrate with larger point-of-sale providers, Toast — a provider of tools for restaurants to manage their business — is raising a »

No comment 10.07.18

PayPal Isn’t Done Spending Billions on Acquisitions: CEO

TheStreet Flush with cash and boasting a clean balance sheet amidst the golden age of digital payments, PayPal CEO Dan Schulman reiterated Sunday the company plans to spend $1 billion to $3 billion a year »

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U.K. Appeals Court Rules that MC/V Fees are Anti-Competitive

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TSG Commentary: ISV and VAR Valuations are Rising with Payments Integrations

Though the payments industry has successfully leveraged synergistic value from the acquisitions of, and/or strategic partnerships with ISVs and VARs, there has been a similar effect evidenced on the other side of the equation as »

No comment 03.07.18

Alecia Muth Joins The Strawhecker Group as Senior Research Analyst

Omaha-based analytics and consulting firm, The Strawhecker Group (TSG) is proud to announce the hiring of Alecia Muth as Senior Research Analyst. Alecia supports and guides TSG clients through a variety of research engagements, delving »

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Visa/Mastercard Close to Swipe-Fee Agreement

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Visa, Mastercard Close to Settlement With Merchants Over Card-Swipe Fees: Report

CNBC Visa and Mastercard are close to settling a long-running antitrust lawsuit with merchants over the fees they pay while they accept card payments, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. Under »

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PayPal Shells Out Over $500M to Buy Hyperwallet and Simility

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Now Available: The Last VAR Standing

The Last VAR Standing provides TSG’s thought leadership around the changing payments ecosystem and its impact on the value-added reseller (VAR) market. The legacy VAR business model is compared and contrasted to the ISV market »

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David Leppek and Karl MacGregor Join The Strawhecker Group

The Strawhecker Group (TSG), the largest analytics and consulting firm focused on the payments acceptance industry, is pleased to announce that David Leppek, Senior Associate, and Karl MacGregor, Affiliate Associate, have joined the firm. With »

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Adyen Debuts as Europe’s Biggest Tech IPO of 2018

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First Data and Mastercard team on digital disbursements

Finextra First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced they have joined forces, enabling First Data to provide a digital disbursement platform to Mastercard’s business customers. First Data’s »

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Starbucks and Chase Introduce Starbucks Rewards Visa Prepaid Card

Starbucks Today, Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and Chase (NYSE: JPM) announced the availability of the Starbucks Rewards Visa® Prepaid Card, the first prepaid or debit product where you can earn Stars outside of Starbucks. It is »

No comment 11.06.18

The Strawhecker Group Promotes Mike Strawhecker to Partner

Omaha-based payments consultancy, The Strawhecker Group (TSG), is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Strawhecker to Partner. “Since Mike joined TSG in 2006, he has provided a huge contribution in the growth and success »

Adyen Aims for $1B IPO | Ant Financial Raises $14B in Funding Round

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TSYS Announces Acquisition of iMobile3

Press of Atlantic City TSYS (NYSE: TSS), a leading global payments solutions provider serving issuers, merchants and consumers, today announced it has acquired iMobile3, a provider of private-labeled, small business solutions within the payments industry. »

No comment 07.06.18

Adyen files for IPO that values fintech company up to $8.3 billion

VentureBeat Amsterdam-based Adyen officially filed to IPO in its home country in a deal that would value the company at up to $8.3 billion. However, in a somewhat unusual move, the entire proceeds of the IPO will »

No comment 06.06.18

Mastercard is looking to integrate its payment tech into Google and Amazon voice assistants

CNBC Mastercard is looking at ways to integrate its payments system into voice assistants made by Google and Amazon to let people pay by talking to a device, a top executive from the company told CNBC on Monday. The U.S. »

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