DAY 2 Innovation Project: Who’s powering the New Payment Rails?

Read more from our PayX analysts from Day 2 of Innovation Project 2016   Fireside chat with Charlie Scharf – CEO – Visa • The kinds of services they’ve delivered for many years to Issuers, they now need to direct their attention to merchants and

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DAY 1 Innovation Project: Who’s enabling Payments Innovation?

 DAY 1  kicked off yesterday in the grand surroundings of Harvard University, USA. Our PayX analysts are there alongside some of the most meaningful minds, emerging disruptors and entrepreneurial visionaries in the worlds of payments and commerce. Here are some of their highlights and observations from

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PayX at Innovation Project® 2016, March 16 & 17, Cambridge, USA

PayX will be attending Payments At The Edge, a two-day summit brought to you by Innovation Project® 2016.   The summit will focus on how payments are enabling commerce at the endpoints of many different ecosystems and opportunities.   The most meaningful minds, emerging disruptors

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PAYMENT FUTURES: To play or not to play, that is the question

PAYMENT FUTURES: What to do When   Is 2016 the year that all the promises of mass consumer adoption of new payment mechanisms finally occur? Or will it be another year of trials, debate, pilots and incumbents simply having one eye open for new, and

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PayX Bulletin – Payments FinTech bubble over stretching … Powa Technologies fallout

On 19 Feb 2016 the biggest UK-based Fintech hopeful called in the administrators. Powa Technologies, claimed to be worth $2.7bn by its veteran e-commerce founder Dan Wagner, had raised $175m since he founded it in 2007, but failed to convince their investors to continue backing

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PSD2 – The Actual Text

Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2)   The European Commission welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of the revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2). This new law, proposed by the European Commission in July 2013, enhances consumer protection, promotes innovation and improves the security

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PayX Bulletin – Diebold and Wincor Nixdorf combine in $1.8 billion takeover

Companies have entered into a business combination agreement in which Diebold will launch a voluntary public tender offer for all of Wincor Nixdorf’s outstanding shares   Brings together leading global innovators in banking and retail technologies in rapidly transforming industries   Combined company will deliver

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International Fraud Awareness Week – Shop Safely Online

Source – Sainsbury’s Bank Money Matters Blog

PayX Bulletin – NCR Announces Strategic Partnership with Blackstone

NCR to Repurchase Up to $1 Billion in Common Stock   DULUTH, Ga.—November 12, 2015 – NCR Corporation today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Blackstone, one of the world’s leading investment and advisory firms, under which affiliates of Blackstone will invest

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Uberization of money by Wall Street Journal

The Uberization of Money   The familiar middlemen of 20th-century banking and investing are giving way to something very different. Are we ready for the opportunities—and the risks?   Imagine that you want to buy a home. You might find a real-estate agent to show

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