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Lead Story

Change agents, the democratization of retail

Ann Train

News

Industry Update

Visa unlocks innovation

Small Business Finance Association lays out guidelines

NYPay panel deliberates blockchain's future

Transaction Alley drives fintech innovation

Features

Online lending drives main street small business satisfaction and growth

Approaches to prepaid program management

Are CNP fraud warnings on target?

Mobile rules the roost

Views

Trade Association News: Transact 16: A defining moment for post-disrupted payments

Beating the payment fraud carnie game

Patti Murphy
ProScribes Inc.

Can ISOs and MLSs sell banking services?

Brandes Elitch
CrossCheck Inc.

Education

Street SmartsSM:
The alternative small business loan

John Tucker
1st Capital Loans LLC

Review residual reports, protect your profits

Jeff Fortney
Clearent LLC

Education, the key to unlock consumer innovation adoption

David Poole
myPINpad

Strategic conclusions traditional acquirers can draw from Square

Marc Abbey and Brooke Ybarra
First Annapolis Consulting

Company Profile

Go Direct

New Products

Newly enhanced payment platform for small to midsize merchants

Genius STX
Cayan LLC

Compact, versatile EMV solution

M010
Miura Systems Ltd.

Inspiration

Applying the five W's to merchant services

Departments

Letter from the editors

Readers Speak

GS Book Notes

Resource Guide

Datebook

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Trade Association News: Transact 16: A defining moment for post-disrupted payments

Thousands of payments and fintech professionals gathered in Las Vegas for Transact 16, held April 19 to 21, 2016, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino's Convention Center. The annual conference, hosted by the Electronic Transactions Association, drew a record crowd of approximately 200 exhibitors and 1,000 companies from 30 countries, according to ETA sources.

Some of the conference highlights included:

Evolving ecosystem trends

Payments analysts, exhibitors and attendees spotted common threads in exhibit hall booths and breakout sessions that reveal shifting perspectives on the changing payments ecosystem. Following are several ways in which emerging trends are reshaping the industry:

"Disruptive innovation may feel like it has just burst upon the scene, but in reality many of these changes have developed slowly over time, as disruptors learn the space," said Mike Gardner, CEO at Agreement Express Inc. "If brands don't recognize and replicate the disruptor models, then extinction will be on their horizon."

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Spotlight Innovators:

North American Bancard | Harbortouch | USAePay | Humboldt Merchant Services | Impact Paysystems | Electronic Merchant Systems