17 September 2014

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Africa, ApplePay and the iPhone 6: Resistance is futile

10 September 2014  |  14282 views  |  11  |  Recommends 3

If you've followed my bullish ramblings on mobile payments here at Finextra, you'll know that talk of the coming ubiquitousness of mobile payments is nothing new for me: Why Square Wallet failed, and why Coin card is next... (May 2014) Why payments are disappearing, and mobile will win (Oct 2013) Why the iPhone means the end of Swipe and Cards...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Coin Card delays launch to Spring 2015, upset backers

22 August 2014  |  4819 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

If you've been waiting for news regarding Coin Card, then you've got a longer wait than expected. Coin launched with HUGE fanfare in November of 2013, promising to revolutionize your credit card by allowing you to combine up to 6 cards in one bluetooth enabled device. Launched on the same day as the revamped Google Wallet, Coin Card stole the sho...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Can we stop talking 'Branch of the Future'?

05 August 2014  |  3834 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Whether it is Bank of Queensland with their Hipster Branch launch, Citi's famed Apple-Store Branches, NAB's Crowd concept, Unicredit "Branch of the Future" in Italy and Bulgaria, PNC's ...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

TSB may have blown their biggest brand opportunity yet

17 July 2014  |  4677 views  |  8  |  Recommends 0

Last night as I got home from a Korean-town dinner in NYC with the Moven management team, I got a message via Facebook from Rob Findlay (Next Bank) about a recently launched Youtube video supposedly p...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Why Square Wallet failed, and why Coin card is next...

13 May 2014  |  15986 views  |  7  |  Recommends 0

Square's recent troubles are not exactly a secret. Wall Street Journal published a detailed analysis on the 21st of April this year, detailing Square's financial troubles and their rapidly shrinking...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Financial Inclusion can't be settled with Branches

28 January 2014  |  2653 views  |  3  |  Recommends 2

I was in India a few weeks ago speaking to the Reserve Bank and most of the primary Retail Banks about the impact of mobile and social media on the industry there. The new RBI Governor in India, Raghu...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

My Social Media brawl with HSBC

02 December 2013  |  6179 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

If any of you watch my Twitter feeds, Facebook or Google+ posts or those of the financial services crowd at large, it is highly likely that you will have seen a post I authored on Huffington Pos...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Why Smartphones will kill Credit Card Rewards

04 November 2013  |  6001 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Credit cards are expensive. According to BankRate.com the average US annual percentage rate (APR) charges on credit cards is 15.35%[1], but that’s down in recent years. During the financial crisis s...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Why payments are disappearing, and mobile will win

11 October 2013  |  6930 views  |  6  |  Recommends 0

Ok, so if you think we're done with the whole "when is a mobile payment a payment" argument, think again. The reality is that the biggest evolution in payments is not about Visa, Mastercard,...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

USA - world's largest closed loop payments system?

02 October 2013  |  11780 views  |  4  |  Recommends 1

Last year the US contributed close to 20% of the world's GDP despite coming off the back of the biggest economic downturn since the 1930's Great Depression. The US, UK, Germany, Russian and CIS Stat...

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