Apple Trumps PayPal and Square; Stripe is Justified: News Roundup

Payments
Apple Trumps PayPal and Square; Stripe is Justified: News Roundup
Payment Facilitator
Apple Trumps PayPal and Square; Stripe is Justified: News Roundup
PaymentFacilitator’s News Roundup is a curated mix of the past week’s news and articles from around the web, including company announcements, global payments news, and other coverage and analysis of topics relevant to payment facilitators.

Money Transmission in the Payment Facilitator Model

Payments
Money Transmission in the Payment Facilitator Model
Payment Facilitator
Money Transmission in the Payment Facilitator Model
The payment facilitator model continues to grow in popularity in the merchant acquiring space as a way to board merchants quickly and with minimal friction. While there are many benefits to this model, payment facilitators and their sponsoring banks and processors should be aware of the potential money transmission risks.

Q2 Earnings Show Strong Momentum for Major PFs: PayPal, Square, Shopify and Blackbaud

Payments
Q2 Earnings Show Strong Momentum for Major PFs: PayPal, Square, Shopify and Blackbaud
Payment Facilitator
Q2 Earnings Show Strong Momentum for Major PFs: PayPal, Square, Shopify and Blackbaud
Second quarter for this year has seen lots of acquisitions and partnerships for some of the major PF brands, as well as strong momentum to kick off the back half of the year. And while the payments ecosystem continues to evolve at a rapid pace, these publicly traded PFs seem to be thriving.

Stripe Targets the Middle Man With Stripe Issuing

Payments
Stripe Targets the Middle Man With Stripe Issuing
Payment Facilitator
Stripe Targets the Middle Man With Stripe Issuing
With so many online apps touting convenience as a benefit driver, one merely has to unlock their home screen to have their favorite restaurant deliver food right to their doorstep. And this is just the type of business model that Stripe is targeting with Stripe Issuing.

Shopify Opens Offline Storefront; OCC Accepting Applications: News Roundup

Payments
Shopify Opens Offline Storefront; OCC Accepting Applications: News Roundup
Payment Facilitator
Shopify Opens Offline Storefront; OCC Accepting Applications: News Roundup
PaymentFacilitator’s News Roundup is a curated mix of the past week’s news and articles from around the web, including company announcements, global payments news, and other coverage and analysis of topics relevant to payment facilitators.