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GPS taps former Visa exec Jim McCarthy to lead sales, product

Friday, January 27, 2023 — 07:35:13 (EST)

LONDON – 27 January 2023 – Global Processing Services (“GPS”), a fast-growing next-gen global payments technology platform, today announced the appointment of Jim McCarthy as Executive Vice President – Global Head of Sales and Product, and Kevin Fox as the company’s new Chief Revenue Officer. In this newly created role, Jim will lead GPS’ global commercial and product teams in close collaboration with Kevin on sales acceleration. Jim is a highly accomplished payments veteran ...

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Marqeta names Simon Khalaf as CEO

Thursday, January 26, 2023 — 20:41:22 (EST)

OAKLAND, Calif., January 26th, 2023 – Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), the global modern card issuing platform, today announced the appointment of Simon Khalaf as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective January 31, 2023. Khalaf will also join Marqeta’s Board of Directors. As announced in August, Jason Gardner, Marqeta’s founder, Chairman, and current Chief Executive Officer, will become Executive Chairman upon this new appointment. Khalaf joined Marqeta in June of 2022 as Chief Product Officer and...

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Retailers look to data to dunk inventory, lift profits

Thursday, January 26, 2023 — 17:53:43 (EST)

NEW YORK, JAN 26, 2023—Retail executives are willing to change years of industry practice to adapt to emerging digital ways, and that is why they are listening to Brooklyn Nets player development coach and NBA champion Tiago Splitter talk about using data for faster decisions. Customer behavior is harder to predict than in the past. The retail industry is therefore looking into using all the data in their systems to give them the flexibility of a pro basketball player to quickly change thei...

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Revealed: how tech decision makers consume content

Thursday, January 26, 2023 — 17:47:04 (EST)

Thursday 26 January 2023, London: To understand how content drives purchasing decisions, Ah Um, the disruptive creative agency in the tech and AI space, has released a study revealing how decision makers and decision shapers in tech, AI and analytics consume content. The study, based on responses from 286 leaders at top US technology, AI, and analytics companies with over 5,000 employees, reveals content consumption habits of some of the most influential people when it comes to purchasing ...

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Mary Anne Keegan, Lou Anne Alexander join equipifi board

Thursday, January 26, 2023 — 13:13:12 (EST)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- equipifi, a fintech company providing banks and credit unions with a white label Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) solution, announced that Mary Anne Keegan and Lou Anne Alexander have joined the company's board of directors. As members of the board, they will provide equipifi's team with strategic insight and guidance for going-to-market and maximizing customer value. Alexander is a banking veteran with more than 40 years of experience in e-commerce...

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eLEND Solutions adds ‘real deal’ digital finance solution

Thursday, January 26, 2023 — 13:12:27 (EST)

DALLAS (PRWEB) JANUARY 26, 2023--eLEND Solutions today announced, at NADA 2023, the launch of DealMaker, a digital finance pre-desking platform that evolves basic online payment calculator tools and the educated guesswork used by most desk managers. It is designed to eliminate frictions and profit leaks by providing customer and vehicle-qualified payment terms matched to lender fundable contract terms – prior to the F&I handoff. “Most digital retailing experiences promise more than they c...

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Advia named Michigan's best-in-state credit union

Thursday, January 26, 2023 — 09:14:42 (EST)

Kalamazoo, MI – Advia Credit Union has been named as one of the Best-in-State Credit Unions by Forbes Magazine. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes, a business magazine and global media company, as well as Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking research firm. “It’s an honor to obtain this recognition by Forbes,” said Jeff Fielder, Advia’s President and CEO. “At Advia, we strive to keep people at the center of everything we do. We feel ...

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CellPoint Digital selected by MIKROE

Thursday, January 26, 2023 — 06:53:41 (EST)

Miami, FL; Belgrade, Serbia -- January 26, 2023 -- CellPoint Digital, the global leader in Payment Orchestration, announces they will be partnering with MikroElektronika (MIKROE), a leading manufacturer and retailer of hardware and software tools for developing embedded systems to deliver a full suite of payment orchestration solutions. MIKROE – who recently celebrated its 21st birthday - is headquartered in Belgrade, Serbia’s best known for software products mikroC, mikroBasic and mik...

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Former Plaid product leader launches Wafi.cash

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 — 12:55:48 (EST)

SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) JANUARY 24, 2023--Wafi, Inc., a next generation bank payment processing provider, is proud to announce the launch of Wafi.cash, a revolutionary payment processing platform that provides ecommerce businesses with a simple API to enable fast, secure, and cost-effective processing of bank payments. The platform eliminates redundant entities in the payment processing flow, giving businesses significant cost savings and increasing profitability. Ecommerce businesses reduce pa...

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Investors apprehensive about crypto, says PayBito CEO

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 — 12:53:27 (EST)

PALO ALTO, CALIF. (PRWEB) JANUARY 25, 2023--Investors are apprehensive about cryptocurrencies. Failed DeFi projects, stablecoin fallouts, FTX, and Celsius bankruptcy- several factors have contributed to this fear as the persistent crypto bloodbath reduced the overall crypto market capitalization by more than half. PayBito CEO Raj Chowdhury expressed his optimism in regard to the future but added that crypto ventures need to enhance transparency and implement tougher security protocols parallel t...

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