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Why your PayPal money is on hold or pending, and how to resolve the issue

There's a number of reasons why your PayPal money may be placed on hold, but there are a few solutions. Maskot/Getty Images PayPal puts money on hold to help ensure the platform is safe to use for both buyers and sellers. Your PayPal money might be on hold if you're a new seller or your account has been inactive. To help release funds faster, add tracking information to your orders or print a shipping label via PayPal. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. P...
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SpotOn raises $300M at a $3.15B valuation and acquires Appetize

Last year at this time, SpotOn was on the brink of announcing a $60 million Series C funding round at a $625 million valuation. Fast forward to almost exactly one year later, and a lot has changed for the payments and software startup. Today, SpotOn said it has closed on $300 million in Series E financing that values the company at $3.15 billion — more than 5x of its valuation at the time of its Series C round, and significantly higher than its $1.875 billion valuation in May (yes, just thr...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Instagram, Finance, Funding, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Startup, Tech, SaaS, Venture Capital, M&a, Square, Mobile Web, Payments, Online Payments

#652 Should You Require Vaccinations for Your Franchise Employees?

Listen to “#652 Should You Require Vaccinations for Your Franchise Employees?” on Spreaker.       On‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode‌ ‌of‌ ‌The‌ ‌Small‌ ‌Business‌ ‌Radio‌ ‌Show…‌ ‌ SEGMENT‌ ‌1 with Hikari Fleurr,‌ ‌‌starting‌ ‌at‌ ‌0:00‌:‌ ‌ Being a “social media influencer” has become a legitimate way for people to make money, both part-time and full-time, as many brands are seeing the power of hiring influencers to push their products. What exactly does it take to become a social media influencer, and wha...
Tags: Small Business, New York City, US, Sales, Social Media, Goldman Sachs, University Of California Berkeley, Radio Show, Payment Processing, Franchise, McKinsey Company, HIKARI, Influencer, Joel Libava, Victor Ho, Small Business Radio Show

The next generation of global payments: Afterpay + Square

Dana Stalder Contributor Share on Twitter Dana Stalder is a partner at Matrix Partners. The former commercial chief (Product, Sales and Marketing) at PayPal, he now leads fintech investing at Matrix Partners, where he also invests in consumer marketplaces and enterprise software. More posts by this contributor Fintechs could see $100 billion of liquidity in 2021 2019 saw a stampede of fintech unicorns ...
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Payments company Paystone raises $23.8M to help service-based businesses engage with customers

Paystone, a payments and integrated software company, secured another strategic investment this year, this time $23.8 million ($30 million CAD) from Crédit Mutuel Equity, the private equity arm of Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale. The Canada-based company got its start in 2008 as the payment processing company Zomaron, and rebranded itself as Paystone in 2019. Today it provides electronic payments and customer engagement technology to businesses, particularly those that provide services, CEO Tari...
Tags: Startups, TC, Enterprise, Finance, Funding, Canada, Venture Capital, Payments, Credit Card, North America, Loyalty Program, Payment Processing, Al Ansari, CIC Capital Canada, Recent Funding, Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale

SpotOn raises $125M in a16z-led Series D, triples valuation to $1.875B

Certain industries were hit harder by the COVID-19 pandemic than others, especially in its early days. Small businesses, including retailers and restaurants, were negatively impacted by lockdowns and the resulting closures. They had to adapt quickly to survive. If they didn’t use much technology before, they were suddenly being forced to, as so many things shifted to digital last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For companies like SpotOn, it was a pivotal moment.  The startup, w...
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If we let the US Postal Service die, we’ll be killing small businesses with it

Laura Behrens Wu Contributor Share on Twitter Laura Behrens Wu is the co-founder and CEO of Shippo, which is building a shipping platform for 21st century e-commerce. Since moving to the United States, I’ve come to appreciate and admire the United States Postal Service as a symbol of American ingenuity and resilience. Like electricity, telephones and the freeway system, it’s part of our greater story and what binds the United...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Ecommerce, Column, Opinion, Government, Tech, E-commerce, Policy, United States, US Postal Service, Usps, Postal Service, Logistics, Package Delivery, Shippo

Fintech’s uneven new reality has helped some startups, harmed others

Fintech startups were hot news before the COVID-19 era, but the pandemic hasn’t bumped the sector out of the headlines. Companies that were pitching optimistic news a few weeks ago are now cutting staff. Others are facing a surge of users trying to find their financial footing in the face of uncertainty. Some fintech shops are sharing data by the heap, while others refuse to disburse even a morsel.  And what about all those credit card startups? As a startup category, fintech is in a comple...
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A Christian-friendly payments processor spilled 6 million transaction records online

A little-known payments processor, which bills itself as a Christian-friendly company that does “not process credit card transactions for morally objectionable businesses,” left a database containing years’ worth of customer payment transactions online. The database contained 6.7 million records since 2013, and was updating by the day. But the database was not protected with a password, allowing anyone to look inside. Security researcher Anurag Sen found the database. TechCrunch identified its o...
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How Retailers can Choose the Best Merchant Services Provider

If have an existing retail store, or are ready to launch one, whether an online store or brick-and-mortar, you need to consider payment services. One buzzword in consumer purchase systems… Read more » The post How Retailers can Choose the Best Merchant Services Provider appeared first on
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Lessons from building Brex into a billion-dollar startup

When I think about my experience as an immigrant and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, I remember growing up in Brazil and how we saw tech founders and CEOs as kings. We imagined what it would be like to assume the throne. But these weren’t just any kings. Silicon Valley was the kingdom of nerds and underdogs. We identified with these guys, they were just like us. We were fed the myth of a Silicon Valley meritocracy, and the illusion that all you needed was ambition, determination, and a good idea...
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Visa Goes All In on New Technologies, Strategic Acquisitions

In business for 60 years, Visa Inc. is global leader in digital payments with a market capitalization of $250 billion. As the world moves toward a cashless society, the VisaNet payment network handles more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. During the past year, Visa’s payment volume increased by 11%, revenue went up by 15%, and there are now almost 3.3 billion Visa-branded credit and debit cards in existence, 4% more than a year ago. The not-so-secret elixir of Visa’s success is evolut...
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How Cryptocurrency Can be Useful For Small Businesses

Bitcoins have taken the world by storm and everyone seems to be interested in knowing how this idea of virtual currency can be integrated with the business process. A few… Read more » (c)
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Domuso raises $3.1M to let you pay missed rent over time

 Domuso, a property management system and payment portal that lets tenants in sticky situations pay late rent over time, has raised $3.1M in funding. This brings the total amount raised for the startup, which was part of the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017 Battlefield competition, to $5.8M. The concept for Domuso is straightforward – there are certain life events that sometimes get in the way… Read More
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Real Estate, Tech, Rent, Apartment, Payment Processing, Domuso, Installment Loan

Cost Analysis of Four Leading Payment Processing Apps

Accepting payments using a cell phone or tablet device has never been easier—whether establishing a payment processing system for your daughter’s lemonade stand or setting up a cashier at a… Read more » (c)
Tags: Business, Payment Processing, Info Tech, Cost Analysis, Payment Processing Apps

What Type of Business Would Need Website Credit Card Processing?

Credit card processing systems have become essential to the everyday dealings of any business. Consumers want to be able to use their credit or debit card to complete payments, and… Read more » (c)
Tags: Reviews, Business, POS, Payment Processing, Point Of Sale, Info Tech, Credit Card Processing

3 Proven Techniques To Reduce Chargebacks

by Stephen Hart, CEO of Cardswitcher  First things first, what is a chargeback? Simply put, a chargebacks is a disputed transaction between a customer and a business. If the chargeback is successful, the transaction is reversed and the customer has the money returned to his or her account. While chargebacks were originally created to protect consumers from fraudulent usage of their cards, they are increasingly used by people who simply do not want to pay for goods or services. This is called fr...
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7 Mistakes Small Businesses Make Choosing a Point of Sale System

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What Event Planners Can Learn from Amazon

This is a sponsored post written by Timothy Mercer, Sr. Content Marketer, Lanyon. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Abandoned bookings are frustrating when you are trying to sell more tickets for your event. Here are 3 easy steps to solve the problem and to increase the number of completed bookings on your event registration […] The post What Event Planners Can Learn from Amazon by Lanyon appeared first on
Tags: Amazon, Sales, Tickets, Bookings, Payment Processing, GTD, Event Technology

Searchlight invests in Harbortouch

Searchlight Capital Partners LP has made a “significant” investment in Harbortouch Payments LLC, a provider of of integrated payment processing and point of sale system solutions. The transaction was done in partnership with Jared Isaacman, founder and CEO of Harbortouch. No financial terms were disclosed. Financial Technology Partners served as financial adviser to Searchlight on the deal while Goldman Sachs did likewise for Harbortouch. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Searchlight Capita...
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3dcart Partners with Vantiv for Payment Processing

3dcart has teamed up with Vantiv to bring new flexible payment processing options to merchants leveraging its platform. Vantiv provides 3dcart merchants with another option for payment processing. The service offers efficient core payment processing capabilities, including traditional card processing, international and alternative payment... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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GlobalOnePay Takes On Omnichannel Payment Processing

GlobalOnePay has implemented a variety of product and service enhancements to better serve the needs of merchants and enable easier adoption of omnichannel payment processing. The updates include the addition of in-store point of sale (POS) and mobile POS solutions. Payment processing is a key part of the overall experience a business provides to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Allied Wallet Unveils Next Gen Payment Gateway

Online payment processing provider Allied Wallet has unveiled its Next Gen payment gateway, which offers a flexible, new API platform. The new RESTful API platform allows Allied Wallet to not only support merchants, but also provide a platform for other payment processors who need reporting, fraud management, account management, analytics and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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SpicePay Unveils Bitcoin Payment Processing

Popular bitcoin exchange has unveiled a new payment processing service dubbed Bitcoin Merchant. Bitcoin Merchant enables online merchants to accept payments in bitcoin and withdraw funds in BTC, USD or a combination of both via PayPal, WebMoney, bank transfer or bitcoin address. The service is easy to integrate and can be leveraged... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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