Posts Tagged ‘P2P’

Can old dogs learn new tricks? What about banks? Banks are trying; not only by making interesting bets around digital but also social. On the social aspect of banking, Banco Colpatria in Colombia offers credit cards to individuals using Lenddo’s social scoring. Lenddo has created and extensively tested an algorithm that analyzes the connections of […]

Jan 23rd, 2015 | Filed under Banking, Payments

Last week saw a number of important developments at Google Wallet. Let’s recap what we’ve learned: Osama Bedier, the Head of Google Wallet, left the company. Google Wallet scrapped its plans to introduce a physical card to support purchases at the physical POS. Then, at Google I/O Developer conference, the company made a series of […]

May 16th, 2013 | Filed under Banking, Retail Banking

We are all familiar with the power of a good headline – it grabs our attention and compels us to read the rest of the story. In the world of printed newspapers, front-page headlines are there to sell papers. And it seems that ability to write a witty headline is a pre-requisite to getting a job at any […]

Jan 17th, 2013 | Filed under Banking, Retail Banking

There are so many choices when it comes to P2P services offered by banks. Yesterday, clearXchange announced that it has finally gone live for payments being sent between Wells Fargo and Bank of America. This isn’t the first big move in this space in 2012 – Fiserv announced in late February that it is combining […]

May 25th, 2012 | Filed under Retail Banking

There were two interesting announcements this week heralding the dawn of the bank account-based P2P payment era in the UK. The first announcement came from Barclays about the launch of a Pingit service, which allows consumers to send and receive money using mobile phone numbers. Five days later, the UK Payments Council announced that it […]

Feb 23rd, 2012 | Filed under Banking, Retail Banking
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While attending Fiserv Analyst Day 2010 on Thursday last week, I unwarily volunteered to participate in a live demo as part of a presentation of Fiserv’s digital channels solutions. This was a bit risky since at the time, I had been an iPhone user all of twelve hours. Fiserv launched ZashPay in July 2010 and […]

Oct 13th, 2010 | Filed under Banking, Retail Banking

Following Jacob Jegher’s recent post, I’d like to add some observations from the BAI conference, regarding P2P. This functionality, which has been talked about for years, is usually portrayed in “social” or “casual” P2P context (as American Banker puts it, the “let’s split the dinner bill” crowd). Usage has been low, partially due to consumers’ […]

Nov 9th, 2009 | Filed under Retail Banking