Thu.Nov 14, 2019

Can you recognise a fraudster when you meet one?

Chris Skinner

I’ve pointed out many times that it’s easy to scam people online and defraud them. I even once got a phone call from an elderly gentleman asking me if he had really won £1 million on the Financial Services Club lotto. I had to let him down gently.

Google, Citi see integrated payments, mobile banking as mutually beneficial

Mobile Payments Today

The blockbuster agreement for Citi to integrate its Google Pay wallet with Citi and Stanford Federal Credit Union's mobile checking accounts represents an evolution of Big Tech and traditional banking to offer a mutually beneficial expansion of their digital banking and payments businesses

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Things worth reading: 15th November 2019

Chris Skinner

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Point-of-sale financing an untapped opportunity for banks

Bank Innovation

Banks need to embrace new customer acquisition models or risk falling behind, a recent Accenture report argued. The report, titled 5 Big Bets in Retail Payments in North America, examined how banks risk losing payments revenue to technology startups and other non-bank competitors.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

MoneyGram, Wing Team Up On Cambodian Digital Wallet 

PYMNTS

MoneyGram has announced a partnership with Cambodian bank Wing on a digital wallet venture that will allow funds to be deposited directly into customers’ accounts.

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Ex-Uber Employees Launch Cloud Kitchen Startup

PYMNTS

A group of former Uber employees has started a cloud kitchen business to rival that of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, who made the news recently with his own similar business CloudKitchens, according to reports.

With EVERFI training partnership, Zelle focuses on Gen Z

Bank Innovation

Early Warning Services, the bank-owned company behind peer-to-peer payments service Zelle, is on a path to position the brand as part of a solution to financial health challenges, particularly among Gen Z users. Its latest move is a partnership with education company EVERFI, announced Thursday.

Visa: Using AI To Separate The Good, Bad — From Billions Of Daily Transactions

PYMNTS

Three billion credit and debit cards. More than 100 billion transactions, worth more than $11 trillion. That’s the payments volume running over Visa ’s global network, a network whose vast global expanse is a tempting playground for cyberthieves. Visa’s cybersecurity team, as Chief Information Security Officer Sunil Seshadri told Karen Webster, also logs as many as 8 billion security events every day — that’s billion with a “b.”

Blockchain is the new cloud

Payments Source

The blockchain has the potential to disrupt any industry sector, leaving in its wake a more effective system where people get to own the value they create, says PayStand's Jeremy Almond. ISO and agent Blockchain Cloud hosting Digital payments Retailers Payment processing Venmo

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

PayPal Cuts Off Payments To PornHub Models

PYMNTS

PayPal Holdings has ended its payment support to PornHub’s models after the adult entertainment site made certain payments without permission. Following a review, we have discovered that PornHub has made certain business payments through PayPal without seeking our permission.

How Boston start-up became world's largest network of bitcoin ATMs, cashiers, kiosks

ATM Marketplace

At a time when buying bitcoin was full of friction, Chris Yim and Kyle Powers saw opportunity. Today, their startup LibertyX boasts the largest network of bitcoin ATMs, cashiers and kiosks in the world

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Walmart CEO: eCommerce Isn’t Living Up To Its Potential (Yet)

PYMNTS

When Walmart reported earnings Thursday (Nov. 14), it managed to extend one of retail’s more impressive growth streak — 21 consecutive quarters. It was one element of an earnings report that, by and large, indicated continued strength from the nation’s largest retailer by sales.

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How Google’s checking account will pressure smaller payment fintechs

Payments Source

Google doesn’t want to be a bank, but its move to offer checking accounts through Citi and a Silicon Valley credit union is a digital wallet architecture shift that will have far-reaching implications for technology-backed payment companies.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

For Marketplace Platform Payments Experiences, Is It Back To Basics?

PYMNTS

It’s easy to get caught up in the hype of new sharing economy platforms. “ The Uber of furniture ,” P2P closet-sharing and crowdshipping all certainly sound innovative. There’s a lot of competition to capture the $6 trillion in online payments for U.S.

Morning Brief 11.14.19: Walmart adds Siri for voice ordering

Payments Source

Google Pay adds banks in Singapore; A contactless pay shirt debuts; and other information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the web. Briefing

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FTC Probing Visa, Mastercard About Debit Card Practices

PYMNTS

antitrust regulators are investigating Visa and Mastercard about their debit card policies, Bloomberg reported on Thursday (Nov. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is talking to large merchants to discover if some retailers are being blocked from routing digital payments over alternative debit networks, sources told Bloomberg.

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MoneyGram, Wing Bank team to boost mobile transfers in Cambodia

Payments Source

MoneyGram is partnering with Wing mobile banking service in Cambodia to offer money transfer services that allow users to send and receive funds directly into their mobile wallets. Remittances P-to-P payments MoneyGram Cambodia

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Regions Bank Makes A Digital Push With The Help Of AI

PYMNTS

American consumers have come to expect that the level of convenience and efficiency they receive from online banking will also extend to their physical banking experiences.

Capital One’s Andrew Nash Sees the Industry’s Focus – At Last – Turn to Identity

CCG Insights

Consumer identity systems is a puzzle that has long intrigued Capital One’s managing vice president of consumer identity, Andrew Nash. The era when these data-gathering businesses emerged is known as.

Instagram To Enable In-App Nonprofit Donations

PYMNTS

Facebook is adding three new features throughout its platforms to help with fundraising efforts, the most visible of which is a donate button that nonprofits will have on their Instagram profiles, according to a report by The Verge.

CaixaBank gives facial payments a major holiday test in Spain

Payments Source

Ahead of the busiest shopping period of the year, CaixaBank is embracing facial recognition retail payments, an option that has met with pushback elsewhere. Mobile payments Authentication Retailers Payment processing Mastercard Spain

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Burberry And Tencent Team Up For ‘Social Retail’ Store

PYMNTS

Luxury brand Burberry has teamed up with Tencent in China to offer a “social retail” store to take advantage of China’s online shopping trend and capture more of the luxury market in the country, according to a report by Reuters. .

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Fed's faster payments network likely ahead of schedule: Powell

Payments Source

The central bank originally predicted FedNow's launch within five years, but the Fed chairman told House lawmakers that he expects it will happen sooner. Faster payments Policymaking Community banking FedNow Jerome Powell Federal Reserve The Clearing House Association

Google Antitrust Probe Widens To Include Search, Android

PYMNTS

The antitrust investigation into Google will be expanded to include the tech giant’s search and Android businesses. In September, 50 attorneys general announced that they were launching an investigation into whether Google has abused its position in the online advertising market.

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Coinbase bulks up with new markets, crypto wallets

Payments Source

Coinbase Card has expanded its cryptocurrency exchange payment cards into 10 new countries and added five new crypto assets that users can spend. Cryptocurrencies Digital payments Retailers Blockchain Coinbase

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Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.