Gig economy

November 25, 2019 12:01 AM
Stripe and Adyen are among the best known and most VC-friendly firms that enable quick account onboarding for gig economy supply chains — but a lot of competitors are gunning for their position.
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November 6, 2019 1:45 PM
After the last two decades of selling prepaid cards and bank accounts direct to consumers, Green Dot has increasingly been shifting gears to rent out its payments and banking infrastructure to nonbanks who want to offer cards and banking services to their users.
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October 11, 2019 11:36 AM
Rapid-fire acquisitions, partnerships and investments in the likes of Uber, Lyft and Grab are transforming these ride-sharing providers. And much of this activity is built on their ability to handle payments seamlessly as part of the experience.
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October 3, 2019 9:00 AM
Payoneer found its niche providing technology for Amazon, Google and Facebook to deliver mass payouts to independent contractors, but the company has added options for small U.S. businesses to send payments to vendors and suppliers globally.
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The California Senate passed a bill that could force Uber and other gig economy giants to reclassify their workers as employees.
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Streaming and ride-hailing services have become an entry point for cash-reliant customers in the Philippines to try electronic payments, according to a report by Visa Inc.
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August 26, 2019 12:01 AM
In a world where not all gig workers can afford to be choosy, nor all companies agree to go against internal policy and pay early, innovation in pay advance products can provide a mutually beneficial solution, according to payments marketing consultant Gabriel Onyango.
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August 20, 2019 11:27 AM
Apple is expanding the list of merchants where Apple Card users may earn 3% cash back, starting with Uber.
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July 24, 2019 12:01 AM
Whenever we have major industry changes generating uncertainty, it’s usually a safe bet that fraudsters find ways to manipulate the situation before we know how to secure it against them, writes Monica Eaton-Cardone, COO of Chargebacks 911 and CIO of its parent company Global Risk Technologies.
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July 18, 2019 11:18 AM
Postmates, which relied solely on Stripe Connect for accepting customer payments for its on-demand delivery service launched in 2011, is adding Adyen as another partner for payments processing.
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