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The Green Sheet, Inc.Breaking Industry News – Friday, September 13, 2019

Fintechs, FIs top ACI, Ovum innovation study

The Culture of Innovation index, published Sept. 10, 2019 by ACI Worldwide and Ovum, maps approaches to innovation by different business sectors, including fintechs, merchants, corporates and financial institutions. Fintechs and retail banks that leverage real-time payments and transformative technologies scored highest in the study, researchers found.

“We wanted to understand what drives our audience of fintechs, merchants and corporates on the innovation front and what inputs and outputs put them ahead of the curve, from organic alignment of embracing technology to digitally-led businesses that foster innovation,” said Michael Grillo, vice president, merchant segment and solution marketing at ACI Worldwide.

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The Green SheetOnline Edition – Issue 19:09:01

Nonbank finance: policies and politics

By Dale S. Laszig

Nonbank finance has evolved over the past decade, but experts say lawmakers don't yet understand its nuances. Industry leaders are rallying stakeholders to join them in educating Washington while promoting best practices from within. Their syllabus highlights the differences between merchant cash advances (MCAs) and loans, and consumer and business finance models. Self-regulatory approaches have centered on disclosure, transparency and industry best practices.

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Featured Shows

Calendar of Events

September 17, 2019
CPI Global Summit

September 18, 2019
WSAA 16th Annual Conference

September 18, 2019
PayThink 2019

September 18, 2019
PaymentsFirst Solutions Payments Conference

September 23, 2019
FinovateFall 2019

Merchant Sales Podcast
Merchant Sales Podcast
September 9th, 2019
Building High Performing Sales Teams

This week's podcast features an interview with Ben Brown, Founder and CEO of Journey Business Solutions, who describes his formula for building a high-performing sales team. It includes a combination of W2 and 1099 reps, and a strong focus on in-field training. Plus James explains how investing in agents drives value, and Patti discusses new insights on debit card usage.

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Company profile from GS190901

Reducing the pain of processing fees

What happens when a group of friendly entrepreneurs and technologists assemble to solve a new problem? If serial entrepreneur Robert Maynard gets involved, it could easily result in a new venture.

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