ON THE WEB
- How Stripe Is Taking On the World - Inc. - "One major coup for Stripe is that it has been able to make the service available to entrepreneurs in Cuba as the United States lifts economic sanctions against their country. Collison's brother Patrick was among a group of business leaders who accompanied President Obama on his recent trip to the island. "
- Alipay to launch in Europe as Alibaba steps up payments game - CNBC - "The app will recognize where the Chinese Alipay user is in Europe and send notifications about where to eat, shopping offers and places to see."
- Barclays partners with Goldman-backed bitcoin payments app - FT.com - "Barclays is linking up with Circle Internet Financial, a US mobile payment start-up backed by Goldman Sachs...
ON THE WIRES
- Cardholder Alerts Now Available to TSYS Clients in Europe - “The new push notification functionality enables payment providers to effectively engage their cardholders with relevant and up-to-date account information strengthening the overall customer experience.”
- EverCompliant Becomes First Solution Capable of Detecting Transaction Laundering On Mobile Applications - "EverCompliant now provides acquirers, payment service providers, payment facilitators and marketplaces with the ability to detect hidden mobile apps and fraudulent mobile payments being processed through legitimate merchant accounts."
- Global Payments Reports Third Quarter Earnings and Raises Annual Fiscal 2016 Outlook - “We delivered strong financial results for the quarter, accelerating growth across our key markets. We are especially pleased with our performance in North America and Europe, with sequentially higher adjusted net revenue growth in the United States direct channel and the United Kingdom,” said Chief Executive Officer Jeff Sloan.
GLENBROOK PAYMENTS EDUCATION EVENTS
Our next Glenbrook payments education events are coming up in early April - both in New York City - we hope to see you there!
Bring your colleagues along! Group discounts are available. For more information or to learn about our private workshops conducted at your location, contact Glenbrook's Russ Jones.
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