NetSpend's Outgoing CEO Seeks the Next 'Aha' Moment in Payments
Dan Henry, who became NetSpend's CEO in 2008 and leaves at the end of July, plans to look beyond the prepaid world after his final day on the job.
Dan Henry, NetSpend's outgoing CEO
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SCVNGR's LevelUp is launching a gift card program to allow merchants to sell physical cards in-store and digital cards through the company's mobile wallet app. more »
Vinny Lingham, co-founder and CEO of Gyft
First Data Corp. has agreed to buy Gyft Inc., which sells digital gift cards, in a move to advance the Atlanta-based processor's mobile payment offerings. more »
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Transport for London, the government agency in charge of city's rail and bus systems, plans to introduce contactless payments for rail customers in mid-September. more »
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The state of California will no longer be able to deposit child support payments onto prepaid accounts that lack certain consumer protections, under a law signed July 23 by Gov. Jerry Brown. more »
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Total System Services (TSYS) is working with well-known brands like Western Union and Brinks to boost adoption of prepaid cards as the CEO of its NetSpend prepaid unit prepares to leave the company. more »
Ben Kaplan, CEO, CashStar
Mobile wallets are designed to make it easy to pay from a linked credit or debit card, but the process of using loyalty and gift cards can be a bit trickier. CashStar is working to take some of the pain out of this process for users of its gift card platform. more »
Dan Henry (left), NetSpend's outgoing CEO and his successor, Chuck Harris, NetSpend's president.
Dan Henry is leaving his job as chief executive of NetSpend effective July 31, and will be succeeded by Chuck Harris, who is president of the prepaid card company, a unit of the processor TSYS. Henry's exit will be the second departure of a top TSYS executive this month. more »
The SEQR mobile wallet
Sweden's Seamless has entered into an agreement with InComm that will enable the Atlanta, Ga.-based company to offer digitized versions of reloadable closed-loop cards. more »

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