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
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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
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
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.
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