Post Tagged with: "faster payments"

Dwolla to Exit Consumer Space, Focus on API Offerings

Dwolla to Exit Consumer Space, Focus on API Offerings

by November 11, 2016 at 1:50 pm 1 comment

Dwolla, one of the elder statesmen of the fintech startup world, announced today it will leave the consumer space and focus on its offerings for businesses. The change will take place soon — Dec. 7. As the Des Moines, Iowa-based company put it in a blogpost: Dwolla is no longerRead More

How Will Same-Day ACH Affect Banking?

How Will Same-Day ACH Affect Banking?

by September 23, 2016 at 12:30 pm 1 comment

Slowly but surely, the waits are disappearing in banking. Mobile banking means you don’t have to wait on line at a branch (not that there would be a line these days if you went there). Accounts can be opened within minutes, and loans are approved more quickly. Perhaps most crucially, paymentsRead More

MasterCard and Visa Join ClearXchange Realtime Payments Network

MasterCard and Visa Join ClearXchange Realtime Payments Network

by August 2, 2016 at 4:41 pm 7 comments

Realtime has gone prime time with the addition of Visa and MasterCard to the clearXchange payments network. Today, Early Warning, which owns clearXchange, expanded its realtime payments network by adding both the Mastercard Send and Visa Direct platforms, a move that will allow nearly every U.S. debit card holder to send andRead More

Dwolla CEO: Faster Payments Offer ‘Substantial New Market Opportunities’

Dwolla CEO: Faster Payments Offer ‘Substantial New Market Opportunities’

by May 10, 2016 at 11:13 am 2 comments

It looks like this faster payments thing is going to happen after all. When the Federal Reserve floated the idea of faster payments in the U.S. in 2013, it seemed like a distant dream, The Fed itself announced a 10-year time horizon. But over the past week, proposals have beenRead More

Will Realtime Payments Bring Real Money for Banks?

Will Realtime Payments Bring Real Money for Banks?

by April 20, 2016 at 4:49 pm 4 comments

Should consumers and businesses pay for realtime payments or not? This difference of opinion is apparently creating some “discord” in the clearXchange network between the first two active members: U.S. Bank and Bank of America. Speaking to investors this morning, U.S. Bank CEO Richard K. Davis spoke on the importance ofRead More

SWIFT to Leverage Innotribe for Faster Payments

SWIFT to Leverage Innotribe for Faster Payments

by February 12, 2016 at 11:33 am 1 comment

Get ready for the launch of a faster-payments initiative from the world’s payments kingpin, SWIFT. Founded in Belgium in 1973, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, usually known as SWIFT, is launching a faster payments initiative next week, and SWIFT’s Innotribe startup initiative will be a big part of it.Read More

Dwolla Launches Updated API for ACH Transactions

Dwolla Launches Updated API for ACH Transactions

by February 4, 2016 at 10:11 am 2 comments

It’s now easier and faster than ever to hook into the ubiquitous Automated Clearing House network, thanks to Dwolla. With the new version of its bank transfer API, released yesterday, Dwolla may not be able to speed up ACH settlement times, but everything else about the experience should be faster for impatientRead More

Payments Predictions 2016: Faster Payments, M&A, and a Blockchain Breakthrough

Payments Predictions 2016: Faster Payments, M&A, and a Blockchain Breakthrough

by February 2, 2016 at 10:46 am 1 comment

Peter Drucker once famously stated “Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.”  With this in mind, yet nonetheless undaunted, Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group decided to go for a proverbial drive downRead More

Dwolla Is ‘Happy to Be the Pipes’ of the Payment System

Dwolla Is ‘Happy to Be the Pipes’ of the Payment System

by September 3, 2015 at 12:17 pm 2 comments

Not so long ago bankers feared that fintech insurgents like Dwolla wanted to turn FIs into “dumb pipes” moving money around while the fintechs would own the customer experience. Payments platform Dwolla, for one, has moved past wanting to own the customer. “We’re happy to be the pipes,” CEO BenRead More

Big Banks Coming to NYC Next Week to Flesh Out Faster Payments

Big Banks Coming to NYC Next Week to Flesh Out Faster Payments

by February 19, 2015 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

Representatives of the 24 banks that collectively own The Clearing House Payments Co., the oldest banking and payments association in the United States, will meet in New York next week to discuss faster payments, according to a representative of one of the member banks. The meeting next week, which isRead More