Inaugural PF WORLD Highlights: Tapping into $500 Million in Transaction Volume Opportunity

Payments
Inaugural PF WORLD Highlights: Tapping into $500 Million in Transaction Volume Opportunity
Payment Facilitator
Inaugural PF WORLD Highlights: Tapping into $500 Million in Transaction Volume Opportunity
Payment facilitators, sponsors, vendors and others interested in the PF model convened in New York this week for PF WORLD 2018. Here are some of the highlights.

Flipkart Offers Cardless Credit; Stripe Advances: News Roundup

Payments
Flipkart Offers Cardless Credit; Stripe Advances: News Roundup
Payment Facilitator
Flipkart Offers Cardless Credit; Stripe Advances: 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.

The Great Debate: PF WORLD 2018 Speakers to Face off on Merits – and Pitfalls – of Becoming a PF

Payments
The Great Debate: PF WORLD 2018 Speakers to Face off on Merits – and Pitfalls – of Becoming a PF
Payment Facilitator
The Great Debate: PF WORLD 2018 Speakers to Face off on Merits – and Pitfalls – of Becoming a PF
When software companies integrate payments into their platforms, many face the decision of whether to become a payment facilitator or outsource the payments function to someone else. Becoming a PF holds both risk and reward, so how can they decide?

Stripe Versus Square: Is Competition Coming?

Payments
Stripe Versus Square: Is Competition Coming?
Payment Facilitator
Stripe Versus Square: Is Competition Coming?
The historically online payments brand, Stripe, is now going brick-and-mortar with their newest product, Terminal. And Square, who largely dominates the offline storefront space, would seem to be the most likely competitor.

Amazon Creates Potential Challenges for Small Business; Shopify Goes 3D: News Roundup

Payments
Amazon Creates Potential Challenges for Small Business; Shopify Goes 3D: News Roundup
Payment Facilitator
Amazon Creates Potential Challenges for Small Business; Shopify Goes 3D: 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.

PCI and Payment Facilitation: What are PFs Responsible For?

Payments
PCI and Payment Facilitation: What are PFs Responsible For?
Payment Facilitator
PCI and Payment Facilitation: What are PFs Responsible For?
Companies that choose to integrate payments into their B2B software offerings must consider risk from a number of perspectives. This week, we report on some of the fundamental issues and decision points behind payment facilitators’ relationship with the industry data security standard.

PFs Launch Faster Funding Options to Improve Merchant Experience

Payments
PFs Launch Faster Funding Options to Improve Merchant Experience
Payment Facilitator
PFs Launch Faster Funding Options to Improve Merchant Experience
Getting funds to small businesses faster is the goal at the heart of recent new offerings from leading payment facilitators. On Tuesday, PayPal introduced Funds Now – its new feature enabling immediate access to funds for businesses “in good standing.”

Data Localization Drives Delays; Amazon Goes Brick-and-mortar: News Roundup

Payments
Data Localization Drives Delays; Amazon Goes Brick-and-mortar: News Roundup
Payment Facilitator
Data Localization Drives Delays; Amazon Goes Brick-and-mortar: 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.