Greenlight Raises $16M for Kids’ Debit Card

Finextra: Greenlight Financial Technology, the startup behind an app and debit card for kids and college students, has raised $16 million in a Series A funding round joined by SunTrust Bank, Ally Financial and the »

No comment 21.02.18

Now Available: Entertainment Venue Market Analysis

TSG’s latest eReport, Entertainment Venue Market Analysis provides an in-depth look into the cinema, concert hall, and sports arena space. The 57-page report offers a wealth of commentary, analysis, and market size & trend statistics for payments »

Google’s P2P payments app Tez now handles utility bills

Finextra: Paying bills takes time, whether it’s queuing, hopping around to multiple offices, or jumping between apps. And then we need to hunt around for customer account details, enter in card numbers, or reload a »

No comment 19.02.18

Visa and Coinbase Play Blame Game

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No comment 16.02.18

Ontario chooses Shopify to run online cannabis sales

The Canadian Press: The Ontario government has inked a deal to use Shopify Inc.’s e-commerce platform for cannabis sales online and in stores as part of its plan to be the province’s sole distributor of legal »

No comment 15.02.18

Payroc Acquires Integrity, Visa Acquires Fraedom, and Shift4 Acquires Three POS Brands

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No comment 09.02.18

Payroc Acquires Full-Service Processor Integrity Payment Systems

Business Wire: Payroc, LLC, a leading merchant services and payment organization, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Integrity Payment Systems, LLC, a full-service processor and acquirer. This transaction results in a significant expansion »

No comment 08.02.18

Xero and Stripe partner on ACH bank transfers

Verdict: SME accounting firm Xero has joined forces with digital payments firm Stripe to allow their users access to Automated Clearing House (ACH) bank transfers. For making ACH transfers, users need to log in to »

No comment 07.02.18

2017 Gateway Awards

TSG is pleased to announce its inaugural Payment Gateway Awards for 2017. Powered by TSG’s Gateway Enterprise Metrics (GEM) platform*, the firm is recognizing the leaders in payment gateway performance from the merchant, developer, partner and consumer »

No comment 06.02.18

U.S. fintech Stripe picks Dublin for new engineering hub

Reuters: U.S. payments firm Stripe said on Monday it would place its first engineering center outside its home market in the Irish capital Dublin, attracted by the city’s growing technology workforce and global outlook. The »

No comment 05.02.18

The Strawhecker Group Promotes Jared Drieling to Senior Director of Business Intelligence

Omaha-based payments consultancy, The Strawhecker Group (TSG), is pleased to announce the promotion of Jared Drieling to Senior Director of Business Intelligence. This promotion is a result of Drieling’s efforts at TSG over the past »

eBay Shifts from PayPal to Adyen

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No comment 02.02.18

PayPal’s shares fall after eBay announces new payment partner

Reuters: PayPal Holdings Inc’s shares fell as much as 12 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday after former parent company eBay Inc said it had signed up a new primary payment processor. EBay said it »

No comment 01.02.18

Sage Payment Solutions Announces Company Rebrand to Paya

PR Newswire: Sage Payment Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of integrated payment processing and business solutions in North America, announces that beginning today, the company will operate under the new brand name of Paya (pronounced pie-ya). The new corporate name for the longtime »

No comment 30.01.18

U.S. banks’ Venmo alternative, Zelle, moved $75B last year, says 100,000 people enroll daily

Mobile Payments Today: Early Warning said the $75 billion was an increase of 36 percent year-over-year from 2016’s totals of $55 billion when Zelle was previously known as clearXchange. The Zelle network processed more than »

No comment 29.01.18

50 Cent Forgot He Had a Stash of Bitcoin Now Worth $8M

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No comment 26.01.18

Appetize Point-Of-Sale Secures $20M In Series B Funding

PR Newswire: Appetize, the modern point-of-sale (POS) company transforming foodservice and retail payment technology for major venues at scale, announced today that it raised $20 million in Series B funding. This brings the company’s total funding »

No comment 25.01.18

First Data begins recruitment drive for new innovation center in Ireland

Finextra: First Data has begun recruitment for 150 technology engineers to staff a new research and development centre in Tipperary, Ireland. Set to open in March, First Data plans to hire 150 staff in a »

No comment 24.01.18

Inside Amazon Go, a Store of the Future

The New York Times: The first clue that there’s something unusual about Amazon’s store of the future hits you right at the front door. It feels as if you are entering a subway station. A »

No comment 23.01.18

Local Starbucks store not accepting cash in pilot program

KIRO 7: Next time you want your caffeine, cash won’t do you any good at one Seattle Starbucks. Starting today the Starbucks inside the Russell Investment Center in Downtown Seattle, is only accepting cards and/or pay-by-phone »

No comment 22.01.18