27 May 2017

32050

Archive for: 2015
Samee ZafarEdgar Dunn Company

PayPal's Acquisition of Xoom

06 July 2015  |  2683 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

On July 1st, PayPal the global payments company agreed to acquire Xoom, an online remittance specialist for nearly a billion dollars. Founded in 2001, Xoom is a surprisingly successful digital upstart in a fragmented industry dominated by a handful of global giants with large agent based networks (such as Western Union and MoneyGram) on one end and...

TagsMobile & onlinePayments
Samee ZafarEdgar Dunn Company

The Payments Parallax

01 April 2015  |  2735 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

There are two types of retail payment systems that support the overwhelming majority of today’s retail payment transactions. These are: (1) card payment systems (2) automated clearing houses – ACH – or inter-bank funds transfer systems. These are like two train tracks running parallel to each other. These systems are different and separate but now ...

TagsCardsPayments
More blog posts
Samee Zafar
Samee ZafarEdgar Dunn Company

Short-Circuit Banking

30 March 2015  |  2179 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The definition of short circuit: “to force termination of an ongoing process before its natural conclusion by bypassing one or more intermediary steps” (Source: Wiktionary). Established industries ope...

TagsInnovation
Previous 1 Next
members
29,228
Members
comments
17,199
Comments
blogs
11,266
Posts
bloggers 
1,164
Active bloggers

Top bloggers: 30 days

Most viewed Engaging
Abhishek Chatterjee
Abhishek Chatterjee

Application Services Director - EMEA - w...

Carlo R.W. De Meijer
Carlo R.W. De Meije...

Independent financial services advisor

Victor Martin
Victor Martin

Currently working as chief marketing off...

Who is commenting on these posts

Ketharaman Swaminathan
John Candido
Maurizio Colleluori
João Bohner
Barbara Matthews
Melvin Haskins
Adedeji Olowe
Christian Ball
Tom Hay
Bimal Melwani
Chandrashekar Rao Kuthyar
Anthony Pickup