Category Archives: Mobile

Is the next phase of loyalty marketing a bitcoin enabled Starbucks card?

If you’ve been looking at the numbers on prepaid cards in the US, you may have had to do a double take on the fact that we’re expecting 5% of retail spend (around $200 billion) to go through prepaid this … Continue reading

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Did tapping your phone to pay just get easier?

Is the promise of using your phone to make purchases finally here?  Besides using the Starbucks app to get wired on coffee, has something fundamentally changed to allow people to legitimately leave their wallets at home for good?  Well, if … Continue reading

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Let’s get started. Again.

With a little over a year under my belt working with companies to figure out better ways to transact globally, it feels like the right time to start blogging again. There are so many points of intersection where social, big … Continue reading

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