Payments 2.0
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Digital wallet, Mobile payments, Contactless payments, NFC payments, Mobile wallet, Mobile POS, Bill payments, Bitcoin, Virtual currency
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Funding running dry for payments startups

Funding running dry for payments startups | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Venture capital interest in payment industry startups appears to be on the wane as investors wise up to the difficulties of achieving scale in a complex, competitive market.
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Payments is an ecosystem game,

many play, few manage to add value so that an ecosystem rallies around them or at least accept them

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Why mobile payments still haven’t revolutionized retail

Why mobile payments still haven’t revolutionized retail | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

"Mobile payments are a revolution waiting to happen. It just makes sense that, with so many of us carrying around increasingly advanced smartphones, we’ll be able to use them to pay at brick-and-m..."

 

Comment: Kris Hiiemaa, CEO of retail point of sale software and inventory system provider ERPLY, examines the hurdles and in particular the costs and investment issus that hamper the progres of mobile payments in retail.

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