Friday, September 24, 2021
The Electronic Transactions Association hosted its fifth annual Fintech Policy Forum on Sept. 23, 2021. Designed to highlight legislative and regulatory issues impacting payments industry stakeholders, this year's virtual event brought together policymakers and payment leaders, stated Jodie Kelley, chief executive officer at the ETA.
By Dale S. Laszig
Twenty years ago, artificial intelligence (AI) was considered a breakthrough technology; today, AI is an integral part of connected commerce. Next-generation AI models are more autonomous than early models and frequently make decisions independently of humans. Their ability to parse anomalous behavior from massive data sets makes them invaluable to numerous endeavors from fraud prevention to financial services.
Company profile from GS210901
Since its founding in 1999, MerchantE has been a leading innovator of payment acceptance solutions that enable growing businesses to expand and sell in diverse channels: onsite, online and on-the-go. Recently, the company introduced a financial technology platform designed to drive digital commerce and support the money management needs of growing businesses so they can revolutionize the way they bring money in, move money out and make money decisions—and gain a competitive advantage.
Discover an innovative program, SimplePay Restaurant Revitalization Plan, that empowers ISOs and agents to help restaurants come back stronger from pandemic slowdowns. The program offers cash discounting, along with cash grants and marketing support, explains Ray Zak, SimplePay’s CEO. Plus, Patti reports on consumer spending plans, and James discusses cash discounting and surcharging compliance.