Category Archives: Payments

Local card acquiring – Why every company with significant global volume should care.

For most companies looking to optimize and advance their international customer acquisition strategies, there are a number of factors that are typically top of mind.  Market size, growth, language, culture, etc.  As strategies become more fleshed out, the details around … Continue reading

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Giving credit… onto a credit card

Trying to think of better ways to get money back to someone who didn’t make an initial credit card purchase, I have been hitting a bit of road block on a clean solution that is cost effective and simple. This … Continue reading

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Helping complete the last leg of a marketplace payments journey…

Over the last few months, I have become increasingly interested in solutions for outbound payments, especially from a global perspective.  The more you talk to marketplace type businesses (Airbnb, Uber, oDesk, 99Designs, etc.), the more you notice a need for … Continue reading

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PayPal App – Happy stomach but more payments friction

  Since the debut of the latest version of the PayPal mobile app at the beginning of September, the payments giant recently teamed up with Eat24 to entice customers to start using the app to pay for food through $5 … 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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