Monthly Archives: October 2014

State of the Proximity Payments Playing Field

In 12 short months, the proximity payments space has experienced quite the change in face. Smaller ventures have largely failed while high-profile initiatives like Google Wallet continue to exist but have repurposed away from proximity pay. Clinkle is now a … Continue reading

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Walmart’s Next Step in Financial Services: PFM

Walmart’s numerous quests in banking has suggested that distribution of financial products may not be exclusive to financial institutions. The mega retailer’s partnership with Green Dot Bank in offering low-cost checking accounts to store customers is expected to complement its … Continue reading

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Facebook Poised to Make a Splash in P2P Payments

A larger population of smartphone-toting consumers has naturally translated into greater demand for digital alternatives to checks. While the person-to-person (P2P) payments market is still very fragmented, we’ve seen several players emerge over the past twelve months. Aside from the … Continue reading

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