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The Green Sheet, Inc.Breaking Industry News – Friday, October 18, 2019

Payments giants bolt from Libra

Facebook’s cryptocurrency scheme may be in trouble. Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, eBay and Stripe all have withdrawn from the Libra Association, an independent body set up by Facebook to oversee Libra, a scalable cryptocurrency. The exits come amid regulatory and legislative warnings, and leave the fledgling crypto scheme without any U.S. payments processing companies in the mix.

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Spotlight Innovators

The Green SheetOnline Edition – Issue 19:10:01

A brief history of modern payments

By Patti Murphy

This month, both established payments enterprises and upstarts jockeying for position in the burgeoning sphere are gathering in Las Vegas for Money 20/20. This yearly gathering has become a seminal event in the payments space, offering a look into what the future holds for electronic payments. In the lead up to Money 20/20, we thought it would be helpful to examine how payments have evolved over the past 100-plus years.

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The Green Sheet It’s Showtime!

Featured Shows

Merchant Sales Podcast
Merchant Sales Podcast
October 14th, 2019
Winning Strategies for Competing with Square

Learn how Electronic Data Payment Systems successfully competes with Square. "Service is paramount," explains Bill Treciak, the firm's president. Plus James and Patti discuss Square's recent price hike and how ISOs and agents can leverage that to flip Square merchants.

Vend

Company profile from GS191001

Blazing the POS trail

Companies focused on powering the POS have evolved significantly in the last two decades, with today's solutions hardly resembling the old-fashioned combination of stand-alone, over-the-counter terminals and embedded gateway applications. Cloud-based POS solutions provider Vend exemplifies this transition.

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