MEDIA ADVISORY - Paydiant Executive to Speak at Pacific Crest Emerging Technology Summit
- 04 March 2014
Paydiant Executive to Speak at Pacific Crest Emerging Technology Summit
Payments: Transformative Tech -Mobility, Security, Big Data and Omni-Channel
WELLESLEY, MA, March 4, 2014 — Paydiant senior vice president of business development, Jed Rice, will participate in a panel discussion on the latest trends in payments at Pacific Crest's 9th Annual Emerging Technology Summit taking place in San Francisco March 4-5, 2014 at the Westin San Francisco Market Street Hotel. The panel, which also includes executives from Gyft, Kuapay and Yapstone, will focus on how technology is converging with important market trends such as mobility, multi-channel, big data/analytics and security to shape the future of payments. The session will be moderated by Josh Beck, research analyst, commerce technology at Pacific Crest.
The Pacific Crest Emerging Technology Leadership Summit is an annual gathering of some of technology’s foremost investors and leaders of the industry’s most disruptive public and private companies. Topics this year include Digital Media & Commerce; SaaS & Big Data; Cloud, Security and Infrastructure; and, Industrial Technology and Energy.
Wading Into Mobile Wallets
- 25 February 2014
Wintrust Financial's Tom Ormseth knew the time was right for the $18 billion-asset, Chicago-area company to come up with a mobile wallet offering when merchants curious about the concept started asking him questions. A lot of questions.
The request for guidance was understandable. While "mobile wallet" has become an industry catchphrase, its definition remains amorphous. No one knows exactly when, how or from whom the supposed mobile wallet future will arrive. Nor can anyone say what it will mean for banks, merchants and card networks as more consumers start buying things with their phones, instead of debit or credit cards.
Paydiant Named a Finalist for Two PYMNTS 2014 Innovator Awards
- 21 February 2014
Company recognized in Most Invisible Player and Best Cash Innovation categories;
Awards presented live on March 20th at the conclusion of the 2014 Innovation Project
Wellesley, MA (BUSINESS WIRE) — February 21, 2014. Paydiant, provider of a white-label mobile payments, offer redemption, loyalty and cardless cash access platform for banks and retailers, has been named as a finalist for two 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Awards - Most Invisible Player and Best Cash Innovation. This is the third year for the competition, which has seen an exponential increase in participants, and has a submissions, selection and voting process unmatched in intellectual rigor and competitive energy. Judges this year included Janet Estep, NACHA, David Evans, Global Economics Group, Matt Harris, Bain Capital Ventures, Karl Mehta, Menlo Ventures, Hans Morris, General Atlantic, Paul Purcell, Continental Advisors, Dan Rosen, Commerce Ventures, Karen Webster, Market Platform Dynamics & PYMNTS.com and Matt Witheiler, Flybridge Capital Partners.
Convenience Store News: MCX Taps Paydiant to Power Mobile Payments
- 12 February 2014
Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) will add Paydiant Inc.'s cloud-based platform to its custom developed mobile commerce infrastructure.
MCX is a mobile payment and mobile wallet platform founded by a host of retailers, including Kum & Go LC, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., 7-Eleven Inc., Phillips 66, Alon USA, QuikTrip Corp., Sheetz Inc., Wawa Inc. and Exxon Mobil Corp. in the convenience store space.
Javelin Strategy: MCX and Paydiant Mobile Wallet – and Capturing the Consumer
- 12 February 2014
Today MCX (Merchant Customer Exchange) announced it would be adopting the Paydiant mobile wallet, a cloud-based, white label platform. MCX is a consortium of 70 prominent brands with 110,000 locations representing over $1 Trillion in annual payments volume and 700,000 loyalty cards.