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Amazon Takes Aim at Retailers with Pre-Installed Wallet App

Amazon Takes Aim at Retailers with Pre-Installed Wallet App

by July 22, 2014 at 1:51 pm 4 comments

Amazon releases Amazon Wallet, which could be a big blow to retailers in the future.

Visa, T. Rowe Price Invest in Rewards App Yub

Visa, T. Rowe Price Invest in Rewards App Yub

by November 20, 2013 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Yub, an online-to-offline marketer, received $12 million in funding yesterday from the likes of Visa and T. Rowe Price. Greylock Partners, a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm, led the round. This investment is a vote of confidence for mobile-driven offers in retail, as well as corporate venturing in fintech.Read More

Payments Startup Affirm Takes on Risk to Bring One-Click Shopping to Mobile

Payments Startup Affirm Takes on Risk to Bring One-Click Shopping to Mobile

by February 28, 2013 at 10:48 am 1 comment

PayPal co-founder Max Levchin launched a new payments company called Affirm this week. Described as an online “charge card” along the lines of American Express, Affirm will cover consumer purchases for 30 days. Using social media data, as well as other sources yet to be identified, Affirm will take onRead More