Money 20/20, CARTES Roundup: Data Security, Mobile Payments Innovations And More
November 04, 2014

While there’s been an overflow of Apple Pay chatter in the industry, the 7,500-plus attendees at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas and 20,000-plus attendees at CARTES SECURE CONNECTIONS event in Paris showed there’s plenty of interest from industry CEOS about other payment options, security and mobile innovations. Topping...

B2B Payments
Why Big Corporates Are Skipping SWIFT
October 16, 2014

Forty percent of Fortune 500 companies are already connected to SWIFT, the global financial-messaging network. That’s according to Gottfried Liebbrandt, CEO of Brussels-based SWIFT, at the organization’s Sibos conference in Boston last week. But that number should be closer to 90 percent, said David Blair,...

B2B Payments
“Doomsday” Warning – Despite Buoyant Markets, A Storm Is Coming
October 07, 2014

Economist, and “What’s Next in B2B Payments?” keynote speaker, Nouriel Roubini correctly identified the financial crisis of 2008 well before it was a frightening reality. Now, seven years later, global markets have rebounded and are more buoyant than ever; and according to Professor Roubini they...

Alternative Finances
Is The Bitcoin Protocol Creating A Boundary- Less Payments Process?
October 02, 2014

Existing payment schemes were created with the understanding that payments are going to be (and stay) domestic. That old school way of thinking doesn’t reflect today’s increasingly global business landscape. As an innovator in the B2B payments space, Serial Entrepreneur and founder of a stealthy...

B2B Payments
How NVoicePay is Trying to Solve Pain Points in the Enterprise Payments Space
September 26, 2014

Everyone wants things to be simpler – especially when it comes to payments. Karla Freide CEO/Founder of NVoicePay, believes in solutions that start with giving customers control of their payments in a simple workflow process.  Karla sat down with MPD CEO Karen Webster to explain...

Alternative Finances
Sears’ Big Data Omnichannel Adventure
July 28, 2014

Big data is only useful data when there is a business vision to ground it. Sears General Manager of “Big Data” Ankur Gupta, sat down with MPD CEO Karen Webster to discuss how data-driven retailers are using new tools and technologies to make omnichannel real...

Dates and Venue for RAMP 2014 Released
July 17, 2014

We are thrilled to announce the dates, agenda and venue for RAMP 2014 powered by Please join us this October 8-9 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, McCormick Place as we once again assemble the most influential minds in retail for 2 days of panel discussions, networking and first-hand access to the latest technologies that...

Are You On The Right Side of Payments Innovation?
July 07, 2014

With 90 percent of all payments innovation headed for that big innovation meet up in the sky, it’s not always obvious the answer is yes. But there’s a brand new way to know, and comes with a rigorous methodology, thanks to the efforts of some...

IP Slide Show
April 02, 2014