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
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Slower transaction times mean lost customers and lost revenue. Literally. Tyson Hackwood, head of Asia for PayPal subsidiary Braintree, said recently that reducing friction in the payment process is a key to payments success, which not exactly a secret. But he added in the video below that for every second a paymentRead More
Uber has quietly been finding new ways to increase revenue — and its first target is payments.
Cover now “covers” more restaurants — and tells diners more about them. The app’s 1.1.1 update, released Saturday, now includes more information about the cuisine and atmosphere of participating restaurants, and there are more restaurants in the network. More than 50 New York restaurants now accept payment through Cover, upRead More
There is no fluke in Uber. The black car company has “brand ambassadors” in nearly every city in which it operates. So what does a “brand ambassador” do? Here’s a rundown: Be the voice and representative of Uber in that city Create excitement about Uber Activate at on-site events ProvideRead More