Post Tagged with: "Marqeta"

Wells Fargo to Roll Out Biometric Logins by June

Wells Fargo to Roll Out Biometric Logins by June

by January 13, 2016 at 11:53 am 4 comments

Wells Fargo & Co. will roll out biometric logins for its corporate customers in the first half of 2016, Bank Innovation has learned. The San Francisco-based bank will employ eyeprints, as well as face and voice recognition. Wells is doing this because new forms of authentication are desperately needed to secureRead More

The Case for More Visible Payments

The Case for More Visible Payments

by October 29, 2015 at 12:52 pm 4 comments

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

MasterCard’s Embrace of APIs Leads It to Smaller Clients

MasterCard’s Embrace of APIs Leads It to Smaller Clients

by July 23, 2015 at 11:55 am 3 comments

MasterCard Inc. has confirmed what many suspected: that is application programming interface, or API, offerings are leading to a larger population of smaller clients at the payments network. At a NYPAY Meetup last night in New York, Brien Buckman, who heads MasterCard’s API skunk works at the payment company’s swank Tech HubRead More

Purge the Word ‘Frictionless’ from Banking

Purge the Word ‘Frictionless’ from Banking

by May 13, 2015 at 8:59 am 3 comments

SAN JOSE, Calif. — It’s time to relegate the phrase ‘frictionless’ to the FinTech trashbin. It will join words such as “omnichannel,” “disruption,” and “mobilefirst” in exile. All were used so often that they lost all meaning and just plain got on everyone’s nerves. Removing friction from financial services — with orRead More

Digital Gifting Alive and Well After Facebook Kills ‘Gifts’

Digital Gifting Alive and Well After Facebook Kills ‘Gifts’

by July 31, 2014 at 11:09 am 1 comment

Facebook announced yesterday that it would on August 12 shut down Facebook Gifts, its program selling virtual and physical gift cards for retailers such as Best Buy and Starbucks. Does this mean digital gift cards done? Hardly. Several payments players are placing bets on gift cards just as Facebook backs off. Payment processor First DataRead More

Good Things Are in the Cards for Facebook Gifts Partner Marqeta

Good Things Are in the Cards for Facebook Gifts Partner Marqeta

by October 18, 2013 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

Online-to-offline payments company Marqeta is seeing a bright future, and it’s made of plastic. The Emeryville, Calif.-based startup recently closed a $3 million round of funding, bringing its total funding to $25 million, and entered a partnership with The Bancorp to bring Marqeta’s +M technology to the white-label bank’s prepaid productRead More