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December 01, 2015

Headline News from - December 1, 2015

On the Web

  • The Future of Personal Payments - Medium (Jeremy Allaire) - "Long considered a product and market backwater, given countless product efforts in the West that have largely failed to live up to the hype or potential, p2p payments is now emerging as potentially one of the most valuable pieces of consumer Internet real estate."
  • Why Apple Wants to Get Into the Unprofitable World of Payments Between Friends - Bloomberg - "Apple isn’t likely to find a way to profit directly from the feature. Instead, the company will probably use it to increase adoption of Apple Pay in stores."
  • Touch ID Is The Gift That Keeps On Giving - ReadWrite - "While some think Apple Pay requires you to open the Apple Wallet (formerly Passbook), find the card, hold it in front of the register, and then authenticate using Touch ID, you don't. All you actually have to do is hold the phone near the register with your finger on the Touch ID "home" button. That's it."
  • JCPenney testing store card support for Apple Pay, full rollout due in spring 2016 - MacRumors - "Thus far, Kohl's is the only major retailer that currently allows its store cards to be added to Apple Pay, but both Kohl's and JCPenney have been touted as the two major partners for the feature."

On the Wires

  • CO-OP Financial Services to Offer Visa Checkout for Easy, Secure Online Shopping - "“Visa Checkout is a simpler, more secure way for credit union members to pay online almost anywhere in the world,” said Stan Hollen, President/CEO of CO-OP. “Visa Checkout is another advanced digital product that underscores CO-OP’s commitment to helping our credit union clients keep their branded credit cards top of wallet, regardless of what payment services the member may choose.”
  • CO-OP Financial Services Offers MasterPass by MasterCard - “CO-OP is committed to partnering with credit unions to help them deploy a digital e-commerce solution that fits the needs of their members,” said Stan Hollen, President/CEO of CO-OP. “MasterPass is an important piece of a comprehensive digital e-commerce strategy, and complements digital wallets such as Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay and others.”
  • BBC Worldwide Selects Vindicia to Manage Payments for BBC Store - Gene Hoffman, chief executive officer and chairman at Vindicia, said: “Vindicia’s CashBox solution enables audiences to buy BBC content quickly and easily using cash available in their e-wallet, or via other means, such as PayPal or store-bought gift cards.”
  • American Express Serve® Expands Largest Free Cash Reload Network1 in U.S. - “We are thrilled to add Dollar General and Rite Aid to our Free Cash Reload network, giving Account holders even more places to add cash at convenient locations in their communities,” said Stefan Happ, Chief Commercial Officer, Enterprise Growth, American Express.

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April 21, 2015

Headline News from - April 21, 2015

On the Web:

  • Chip-Card Rollout Has Banks, Retailers Scrambling - Wall St. Journal - "Some 575 million of the new cards—representing about three-quarters of U.S. credit cards and about 40% of debit cards—are expected to be in the wallets of American consumers by year-end, making it the biggest rollout of new cards in decades."
  • Why We Still Use Checkbooks to Pay the Rent - Bloomberg - "Despite the convenience to landlords and tenants of managing lease payments digitally, 70 percent of U.S. renters still pay by check, according to PayLease, another e-rent facilitator."
  • Costco Gets a Lift by Adding Card Acceptance to Food Courts - Digital Transactions - "Costco quickly saw big lifts in average tickets at the food courts—PIN-debit sales came in 40% higher than the average cash ticket, and the average AmEx ticket was 50% higher than the average cash sale."
  • India Tech Startups: Seven Things That Blew My Mind - Re/ (Jason Del Rey) - "You’ll hear more from me in the coming weeks as I document my visit. For now, here’s some of the stuff that surprised this first-time visitor to India’s thriving tech scene."
  • Raytheon to Plow $1.7 Billion Into New Cyber Venture - Wall St. Journal - "Raytheon Chief Executive Tom Kennedy said the threat of cyberattacks such as the one suffered last year by Target Corp. is increasing as cloud computing and mobile services make companies more vulnerable to costly electronic intrusions by state-sponsored hackers, terrorists, organized crime or insiders."
  • Bitcoin Vs. Wall Street: A Love-Hate Story - TechCrunch - "Wall Street’s influence can bring bitcoin to the mainstream, and bitcoin can help bankers provide better banking services that are efficient and trustworthy."

On the Wires:

  • Capital One and Uber Partner to Bring Simplicity and Savings to Customers - "We're thrilled to partner with Capital One, a company that shares our vision of creating elegant, simple solutions to meet important consumer needs," said David Richter, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Uber. "Together, we'll provide a meaningful combination of savings and convenience to millions of customers."
  • Vodafone M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money Agree to Interconnect Mobile Money Services - "This interconnect collaboration between the region’s two biggest mobile money operators will enable convenient and affordable international remittances between M-Pesa customers in Kenya, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique, and MTN Mobile Money customers in Uganda, Rwanda and Zambia."
  • PayPal Announces Two Strong Additions to PayPal Leadership Team - "Louise Pentland will become PayPal’s new General Counsel." "Jonathan Auerbach has been named PayPal’s Senior Vice President of Strategy and Growth."
  • AICPA Survey: One-in-Four Americans Victimized by Information Security Breaches - “The increase in data breaches affecting personal information has given consumers significant cause to be cautious about their activities, both online and off,” said Ernie Almonte, chair of the AICPA’s National CPA Financial Literacy Commission. “Data breaches have the potential to seriously affect consumers’ finances and wreak havoc on their credit scores. The good news is that we are seeing Americans taking steps to safeguard their information and reduce their susceptibility to these attacks.”
  • Protect Your Bubble Improves the Customer Experience with Vindicia CashBox - “At Vindicia, we’re proud to be a part of the way Protect Your Bubble improves the experience of purchasing protection plans for consumers,” said Bryta Schulz, senior vice president of marketing for Vindicia. “CashBox overcomes the billing complexities that can frustrate consumers. Billing processes are more efficient with CashBox, but more importantly, it supports higher levels of customer satisfaction and retention.”

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April 23, 2013

Headline News - April 23, 2013

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November 26, 2012

Vindicia Bridges Physical and Digital Economies for Online Retailers

Vindicia logo 140pxVindicia has introduced a new capability that allows online merchants to sell access to online content via Vindicia's in store displays at physical retail locations.
"By providing online merchants a way to sell their virtual goods and subscription services at retail locations, we've given them access to a massive customer buying platform," said Gene Hoffman, Chairman and CEO of Vindicia. "Whether an impulse buy, a seasonal shopper or savvy consumer, we're able to increase the value of a traditional retailer by expanding offerings. For the retailer with a loyal customer base, this is done with zero inventory overhead and wide margins and profits."

This new capability allows retail stores to sell digital content subscriptions via on-premise end cap systems, checkout lanes or self-checkout.

October 10, 2012

August 01, 2012

March 01, 2012

Vindicia Brings Mobile Payments to CashBox

Vindicia logo 140pxVindicia has announced that it has added mobile carrier billing support to CashBox. "Through its integration and partnership with BOKU, Inc., the global leader in mobile payments, Vindicia clients will have the ability to seamlessly and securely accept mobile payments from consumers in 67 countries and across more than 240 mobile network operators."

November 02, 2011

October 05, 2011

Peanut Labs Chooses Vindicia for Cloud-based Billing & Payments

Vindicia logo 140pxVindicia has announced that Peanut Labs has selected its CashBox billing solution.
"We needed a partner who understood and could support the entire subscription lifecycle -- from customer acquisition to billing to chargeback management and reporting -- and Vindicia provides a compelling SaaS solution that allows us to scale as we need it across different initiatives," said Noman Ali, CEO and co-founder of Peanut Labs.

August 17, 2011

June 09, 2011

June 07, 2011

May 03, 2011

Vindicia Launches New CashBox Billing Service

Vindicia logo 140pxVindicia has announced improved invoicing and hierarchical billing to support digital merchants in the enterprise software, Software as a Service (SaaS) and B2B markets.
Vindicia’s CEO and chairman Gene Hoffman, says, “CashBox has helped dozens of digital merchants increase customer lifetime value, recover lost revenue and improve their customer relationship management. This new version enables us to expand the reach of CashBox in the subscription-based SaaS and enterprise software markets, offering customer retention benefits to a company’s existing marketing and billing processes.

March 16, 2011

Headline News - March 16, 2011

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March 01, 2011

Vindicia Launches CashBox StoreFront

Vindicia logo 140pxVindicia has announced the availability of its latest digital offering, Vindicia CashBox StoreFront.
The combination of Vindicia CashBox, the company's SaaS billing solution, and CashBox StoreFront provides digital merchants with a competitive edge in managing the full customer acquisition, management, billing and retention cycle.

February 02, 2011

November 30, 2010

Next Issue Media Taps Vindicia as Billing Provider for Digital Newsstand

Vindicia_logo-140px.pngVindicia today announced that "Next Issue Media, the revolutionary digital publishing venture of Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corporation and Time Inc., has selected its CashBox billing solution to power the sale of its interactive magazine and newspaper content to consumers worldwide. Options to be offered to consumers using the Vindicia CashBox solution will include digital subscriptions and single copy sales, as well as integrated print/digital bundles delivered across the consumer electronics and e-reading device landscape."

November 02, 2010

June 09, 2010

Vindicia Adds InComm Support to CashBox

VindiciaVindicia has announced it is integrating InComm with its CashBox billing system to allow allows Vindicia’s merchants to expand the demographic mix that they can target for their online goods and services. CashBox now provides payment method options for both subscription and one-time transactions that support the unique requirements of digital merchants in diverse geographies throughout the world. READ MORE »

May 11, 2010

Boxee Selects Vindicia's CashBox for Boxee Payment Platform

VindiciaVindicia has announced that Boxee, which brings movies, TV shows and video from the Internet to the TV screen, has selected Vindicia's CashBox billing solution to enable the new Boxee Payment Platform. According to the company, "Vindicia CashBox will enable Boxee content partners to offer premium content to Boxee users through a wide variety of payment methods and plans, from individual pay-per-view charges to premium subscription models. Boxee users will also have the option to provide their payment information via credit card, gift cards, and PayPal for easy, one-click content purchases with the underlying security of Vindicia's PCI-compliant environment." READ MORE »

March 09, 2010

Vindicia Adds Two Game Publishers - HitGrab, Arbopals

Vindicia has announced the addition of two game publishers, HitGrab and Arbopals, to its customer portfolio providing on-demand billing solutions in the online gaming industry. According to the company, "with these additions, Vindicia's CashBox continues to expand its reach into a wide variety of game genres, such as MMOs, casual games, social games and virtual worlds. With the online game market expected to reach $24.8 billion in 2013, according to Strategy Analytics, publishers who seek to stand out from the pack must establish a business model that is fine-tuned to monetize their games, regardless of genre or style." READ MORE »

February 02, 2010

Vindicia Expands Payment Method Support for CashBox

Vindicia has expanded the number of payment methods available for online billing in its CashBox™ service. The company recently announced that it had added PayPal – both PayPal Express Checkout and PayPal’s enhanced recurring billing solution, known as “reference transactions” – to its payment method support. Specifically, Vindicia CashBox now supports: credit and debit cards (including JCB, Switch/Solo and Carte Bleu), Electronic Check (ACH in the United States), PayPal, Boleto Bancário – one of the most popular online payment methods in Brazil, and European Direct Debit, specifically ELV in Germany and Austria. READ MORE »

December 01, 2009

Vindicia Adds PayPal to CashBox

Vindicia has announced it has broadened its payment method support by integrating PayPal with its billing solution, CashBox. Vindicia supports both PayPal Express Checkout and PayPal's recurring billing solution. According to the company, "these new features, in addition to the company's best-of-breed processor support and additional capabilities such as offer management, sales tax calculation, automated payment retry logic and fraud screening, provide a compelling billing experience for online vendors." READ MORE »

July 15, 2009

Vindicia Raises $7.5 Million in Series D Financing

Vindicia_logo-140px.jpgVindicia has announced raising $7.5 million in series D financing - bringing the total amount raised to over $21 million. ONSET Ventures led the financing in partnership with existing investors Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, DCM and Leader Ventures. The company also announced that ONSET Ventures General Partner David Lane and BDMI Principal Keith Titan have joined its board of directors. According to the company, "Titan offers deep expertise in digital media, while Lane brings to the board a track record for success in developing emerging IT infrastructure companies." READ MORE »

March 10, 2009

Vindicia Extends CashBox Billing System With Merchant e-Solutions

Vindicia has announced that it has integrated its on-demand CashBox billing system with Merchant e-Solutions' (MeS) e-Commerce payment platform. In conjunction with the Merchant Risk Council Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Vindicia and Merchant e-Solutions are also announcing that Custom Builders USA (CB/USA) has selected the integrated solution to meet its subscription billing requirements. READ MORE »

December 09, 2008

Vindicia Enhances CashBox for Online Merchants

Vindicia has announced a new version of its hosted billing solution, CashBox. "Designed for recurring and one-time transactions, Vindicia CashBox enables online merchants to attract and retain customers globally through a variety of services including a built-in tax engine and support for multiple processors, currencies and languages." READ MORE »

September 15, 2008

Vindicia Selected by Intuit for Online Billing Management

Vindicia has announced that it has been selected by Intuit to enable the new Intuit Partner Platform and associated solutions marketplace.

Separately, Vindicia also announced that several gaming publishers (Cryptic, FireSky, Multiverse and Outspark) are using Vindicia's billing and fraud management solutions. READ MORE »

March 31, 2008

Vindicia Focuses on Reducing False Positives in Online Fraud

Vindicia, has announced that it has added a fraud screening module to its integrated billing and fraud management offerings, Vindicia CashBox and Vindicia ChargeGuard, that 'enables online merchants to adopt sophisticated commerce models to build revenue, and optimize their false positive and customer acquisition rates while continuing to prudently manage occurrences of true fraud.'


August 09, 2006

Vindicia's CashBox For Digital Content Merchants

Vindicia's Gene Hoffman tells us that the new Vindicia CashBox payment management service is specifically designed to meet the needs of merchants selling digital content or "software as a service" online. CashBox helps these kinds of merchants both manage their payment processing much more efficiently (especially for handling recurring payments and for handling chargebacks) as well as providing customer lifecycle management services to optimize top line revenue. We expect to hear more from Vindicia about CashBox's payment management capabilities when it's officially launched soon.

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