Consolidation Continues with NCR Acquisition of PF JetPay

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Consolidation Continues with NCR Acquisition of PF JetPay
Industry consolidation continues as NCR has announced plans to acquire JetPay for $184 million. This deal is the latest in a string of transactions involving legacy players looking to build out their ability to deliver integrated payments solutions to merchants.

“You’re Going to Have a Lot of Friends”: Infinicept CEO Ablowitz on the PF Market

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“You’re Going to Have a Lot of Friends”: Infinicept CEO Ablowitz on the PF Market
As a relatively new entrant into the payments industry, the payment facilitator model raises a lot of fundamental questions, from both SaaS companies that could benefit from it and legacy payments providers looking to serve it.

Stripe Targets Entrepreneurs; Amazon India Smiles on Offline Merchants: News Roundup

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Stripe Targets Entrepreneurs; Amazon India Smiles on Offline Merchants: 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.

Mastercard’s Zahir Khoja on the Trends “Working in Our Favor”

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Mastercard’s Zahir Khoja on the Trends “Working in Our Favor”
According to Mastercard’s Zahir Khoja, 85% of transactions globally are still made in cash, representing an enormous opportunity for payments providers to grow digital acceptance. Presenting at PF WORLD 2018, Khoja told the audience that, while the number of cash transactions looms large, market trends are helping providers move many of those merchants toward digital payments with a focus on the experience it provides for consumers.