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Doing Battle With Holiday Fraudsters At The ATM

The holiday season is in full swing. That means opening up wallets and purses at the point of sale, which often means paying with cash … and cash? Well, that means trips to the ATM. For fraudsters, armed with new technologies, the ATM is fertile ground for fraud. In an interview with PYMNTS, David Phister, […]

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Inside N26’s Strategy To Win US Customers

Challenger banks with a couple of operating years behind them are beginning to get a taste of the problems they handed to legacy banking institutions. These challenger banks are now competing with an emerging group of financial startups, which are coming armed with innovative technologies and specialized products of their own. Both legacy banks and […]

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Bonobos Founder Andy Dunn Exiting Walmart In Early 2020

After two years at the world’s largest retailer, Bonobos founder Andy Dunn is leaving Walmart in early 2020, Reuters reported on Thursday (Dec. 12).  Dunn announced his departure following Walmart’s acquisition of his online menswear brand in 2017. He joined Walmart as senior vice president of digital consumer brands when the retail giant acquired Bonobos […]

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Revenue-Based Financing Challenges The Bank Loan Status Quo

Traditional bank loans remain the undisputed leader in small business lending. Fueled further in the U.K. by regulatory initiatives (designed to spur competition in small business banking, open up the market to new challenger banks and support marketplace lending platforms), the bank loan is often the first place small business owners look when in search […]

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Data Standardization’s Path To Faster Supplier Payments

One can’t move money without moving information — a fact that’s particularly true for the B2B payments space, in which remittance and transaction data is a critical component of accounts receivable and accounts payable operations. As businesses continue their digitization migrations, there are more ways than ever to transmit electronic data. Not all are created […]

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Alternative SMB Finance Leads B2B VC Roundup

Venture capital (VC) is far from the only funding source for B2B FinTechs. Bill.com’s initial public offer (IPO) on Thursday (Dec. 12) was largely hailed a success, reaching $22 per share – slightly above anticipated – resulting in about $216.1 million raised, Reuters reported. At the same time, the New York Stock Exchange has submitted […]

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NJ Launches First Mobile App For Lottery Tickets

To give players an easy way to order official state lottery tickets, Jackpocket today announced the public rollout of its lottery app in the Garden State. New Jersey is the first state lottery to authorize lottery courier services formally, enabling the placement of orders via a mobile app, according to an announcement from the company.  Players […]

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Vroom CEO: Driving Used-Car Sales Into the Digital Future

Twenty-minute test drives are so 20th century. Thanks to digital technology and shifting consumer habits and expectations, that longstanding feature of consumer and automotive culture could face extinction, at least in the longer term. That is by no means certain — more about that in a bit — but that prediction stands as one of […]