After cracking down on ICOs, the SEC just approved the first two RegA+ tokens that offer an alternative way for anyone to gain a financial stake in a company, even unaccredited investors. … [Read more...] about Article for teckies: SEC approves sale of first consumer tokens to reward online activity
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The practice of penalising customers for being loyal is coming under major attack in the UK, where utilities, mobile phone companies and insurance firms have been particularly culpable. Financial … [Read more...] about Fintech startup offers automatic switching to best rates – to guard against ‘loyalty penalty’
The pressure is on to find a loyalty proposition for payment cards that is better than the existing models and PSD2 is helping.
One company hoovering up retailers is startup Joko which … [Read more...] about PSD2 enabling new loyalty offerings
Financial services have always lagged behind other sectors (particularly retail and airlines) in their ability to access and use customer data.
So a recent announcement that US-based … [Read more...] about Plaid enters UK selling bank data to fintechs
Every decision we make is driven by emotion, but until now, measuring human emotion in real time has been impossible. However, according to new research from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus … [Read more...] about Understanding emotions – moment by moment
Banks partnering for the experience
Strengthening online security revealed to be a priority for almost two-thirds of banks
More than three-quarters (84%) of … [Read more...] about Banks turning to fintech for customer solutions
“By monetizing time with blockchain, DDSS creates a new type of value system to recognize true loyalty through immutable measurement.”
Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a … [Read more...] about Patent for tracking time
Monitoring possible effects of Alibaba's global ambition
Jack Ma, founder and chairman of online marketplace Alibaba, has been even more controversial than usual recently. At a group … [Read more...] about Have more sex, urges Jack Ma, to employees working 9 hour days
Two Russian banks first partners
Yandex, which describes itself as a technology company that builds intelligent products and services powered by machine learning, has partnered with two … [Read more...] about Yandex offers 10% cash back by cross selling services
Link to Gmail will pull in reward benefits
Google Pay is testing linking to Gmail to automatically import loyalty cards, tickets and reward points.
According to … [Read more...] about Google Pay linking to reward imports