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Sourcery Scores $5M to Develop ‘Enterprise-Focused’ Payments

Sourcery Scores $5M to Develop ‘Enterprise-Focused’ Payments

by September 13, 2016 at 10:39 am 1 comment

Sourcery, a digital payments platform founded in 2012, raised $5 million in venture funding in a round led by Marker LLC, the startup announced today. Sourcery’s digital platform focuses on accounts payable for restaurants and others institutions in the hospitality industry. The funding — which brings the company’s total equity to $7.5 millionRead More

MBank Takes Aim at the Password

MBank Takes Aim at the Password

by November 4, 2015 at 11:37 am 1 comment

You hear a lot of biometrics and banking, but what have you seen in your life as a bank customer? Passwords, passwords, and more passwords, quite likely. Yesterday, I signed up with Airbnb and noticed the “Login with American Express” option. By coincidence, this happened to be the very dayRead More

Brother, Can You ‘Share’ a Ride?

Brother, Can You ‘Share’ a Ride?

by November 2, 2015 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

In case you didn’t notice, the auto industry in the U.S. is metamorphosing. While it is hard to argue that the car dealer will go the way of the travel agent, it is equally fair to say that a healthy portion of the auto industry will become enmeshed in theRead More

The Case for More Visible Payments

The Case for More Visible Payments

by October 29, 2015 at 12:52 pm 4 comments

Can a payment be too invisible? Invisible payments are admired throughout the fintech world for the more pleasant customer experience they supposedly deliver. The major theme at the payments-focused Money20/20 in Las Vegas this week was faster money movement, with the secondary point of effortless, invisible money movement. Real-time payments are coming, attendees wereRead More

McDonald’s Order-Ahead Mobile App Falls Flat

McDonald’s Order-Ahead Mobile App Falls Flat

by September 19, 2014 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

A FinTech aficionado attempts to use McDonald’s new “order-ahead” mobile app. The experience falls somewhat short of the expectations set by starbucks, Uber, and Airbnb.

Trading in the Currency of Trust: An Opportunity for Banks to Enhance Economic Relevance

Trading in the Currency of Trust: An Opportunity for Banks to Enhance Economic Relevance

by November 13, 2012 at 9:45 am 0 comments

What you do online matters, and perhaps more so than what you do offline. Why is that true? Well, what you do online lasts a long time, your actions can been quantified, sorted, aggregated, and, most importantly, scored. That’s not always the case offline. Increasingly, the import of your onlineRead More