WASHINGTON — Keynotes by Sir Richard Branson, the $4 billion Virgin serial entrepreneur, and global strategist Jonathan Salem Baskin. Panel after panel on mobile banking, peer-to peer-payments and the rules of engagement with social media. A tentative obituary for near field communication, an innovative payments technology around which enthusiasm seems...
WASHINGTON — Three peer-to-peer payments panelists reunited at the BAI Retail Delivery conference and then went at it.
LAS VEGAS — The research by Boston-based AlixPartners exploded on the screen at BAI Payments Connect 2012. Suddenly, out of nowhere, the availability of good mobile services has emerged as a top factor in why consumers choose to change financial institutions, reported Teresa Epperson, AlixPartners managing director.
LAS VEGAS — A discussion of whether or not to charge for P2P helped get things going at the BAI Payments Connect Conference.
Payments specialist now a Fiserv division; co-founder stays on as president.
Deal eliminates competition between P2P offerings, better positions company for battle with other contenders large and small.