The CardLinx Association has partnered with Microsoft to release open-source software for card-linked rewards programs, it was announced today. The move could open up rewards programs to a wide swath of retailers, particularly using mobile devices as the vehicle. Microsoft has made the code for its software Earn publicly available forRead More
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One of the best things about the fintech world is the variety—it’s like a sushi bar for financial services; which is why learning about new startups is so much fun. With that in mind, here are three startups you should keep your eye on this week: PeerStreet You’re probably usedRead More
EMV isn’t the only innovation coming soon to a pump near you. The financial software company FIS, which says it has been in the loyalty space for over twenty years, has just launched another such program, starting with gasoline sales. Customers in the program, which is currently offered at participating BP gas stations,Read More
Two Venmo veterans are launching their own loyalty app. Mike Dudas and Chris Maddern, both former employees of Venmo/Braintree/PayPal, have teamed up to start an app that will add functionality to on-demand apps such as Uber. With on-demand services like Uber, Seamless, and Hailo growing in popularity, adding services and benefits to theseRead More
American Express Business Platinum cardholders will lose a cherished privilege in late March: access to American Airlines Admiral Club and US Airways Club lounges. Delta Sky Club and Priority Pass Select locations are unaffected. Notification of the change went out to cardholders via email Dec. 18, but many cardholders wereRead More