Post Tagged with: "Green Dot"

Visa’s SVP for the Internet of Things Joins Bank Innovation 2017

Visa’s SVP for the Internet of Things Joins Bank Innovation 2017

by January 10, 2017 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

Avin Arumugam, senior vice president of the Internet of Things at Visa, has joined the speaker faculty for Bank Innovation 2017, which takes place March 6-7 in San Jose. Arumugam was at JPMorgan Chase for four years prior to his starting at Visa in May 2016. (Recent video footage alsoRead More

Walmart Uses Prizes to Help Its MoneyCard Customers Save

Walmart Uses Prizes to Help Its MoneyCard Customers Save

by December 15, 2016 at 3:05 pm 1 comment

Walmart, in partnership with Green Dot, today announced “Prize Savings,” a cash rewards savings program conducted through its Walmart MoneyCard product. Walmart and Green Dot, which issues the retailer’s cards, partnered with national organization Commonwealth on the offering, a firm which has created PLS (Prize-Linked Savings) programs that have generatedRead More

Green Dot Focuses on Payment Processing, Sees Opportunity in Realtime

Green Dot Focuses on Payment Processing, Sees Opportunity in Realtime

by November 30, 2016 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Green Dot is what many fintech companies wish to grow up into. At least according to their CEO Steven Streit. The bank has the technology and the banking background, which many fintechs are missing these days. It also owns a real live bank. The next sector this “fintech dream” willRead More

JPMorgan Chase’s Adam Carson to Do Fireside Chat at Bank Innovation 2017

JPMorgan Chase’s Adam Carson to Do Fireside Chat at Bank Innovation 2017

by November 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

Adam Carson, managing director, global technology strategy & partnerships at JPMorgan Chase & Co., will participate in a fireside chat at Bank Innovation 2017. Bank Innovation 2017, March 6-7 in San Jose, Calif., will feature dozens of speakers on investing in innovation, chatbots, blockchain and more. Carson is a veteran of the ecommerceRead More

Green Dot Wants to Be the Bank for On-Demand Workers

Green Dot Wants to Be the Bank for On-Demand Workers

by November 10, 2016 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

Green Dot Corporation is best known for its prepaid cards, but its growth opportunities are coming from faster payments and the on-demand or gig economy, its CEO said yesterday. CEO Steve Streit, who has had an exciting year, said in the company’s earnings call yesterday that Green Dot’s success with UberRead More

CFPB’s Upcoming Rule Aims to Protect Holders of Prepaid Cards [VIDEO]

by November 9, 2016 at 9:44 am 0 comments

The future of regulations in banking may be uncertain pending the results of yesterday’s election, but one thing we know: On Oct. 1, 2017, a new rule will go into effect for prepaid cards, the CFPB announced last month. The rule will require transaction histories to be provided to users,Read More

Green Dot Launches Secured Credit Card

Green Dot Launches Secured Credit Card

by September 29, 2016 at 4:41 pm 1 comment

Today it was announced that Green Dot, a leader in the prepaid space, is launching the Green Dot Platinum Visa Secured Credit Card—a credit card designed specifically to help those without credit build it, or those with low credit scores, build them up. The company floated news of this cardRead More

Y Combinator Brings the Fintech In Day 2

Y Combinator Brings the Fintech In Day 2

by August 24, 2016 at 11:32 am 2 comments

Y Combinator President Sam Altman knows fintech — he helped Green Dot build GoBank, after all. So when only two fintech startups made it to the stage yesterday at Day 1 of its Summer Demo Day(s) 2016, we took notice. But today 10 of the 48 demoing companies are fintech-focused,Read More

Uber, Green Dot & MasterCard Expand Instant Pay to Most U.S. Debit Cards

Uber, Green Dot & MasterCard Expand Instant Pay to Most U.S. Debit Cards

by August 16, 2016 at 4:42 pm 2 comments

Uber announced today that the Instant Pay option for its drivers has been  extended to nearly all U.S. debit cards, with the help of MasterCard Send and Green Dot, the operator of the mobile-first bank GoBank. “The expansion offers frictionless, elegant service to Uber, which is the poster child for the on-demand market,” said GreenRead More

GoBank for Uber Revs Up

GoBank for Uber Revs Up

by August 5, 2016 at 10:35 am 0 comments

GoBank launched an account for the “gig economy” in March, and its first test case was the rideshare giant Uber. Yesterday, for the first time, Green Dot, which owns and operates GoBank, revealed some usage numbers on the accounts. The program is used by 80 thousand drivers, Green Dot CEO Steve StreitRead More