E-Commerce

Equifax to tackle e-commerce fraud with $640M Kount deal

01/08/21

The credit reporting firm has been building out its identity and fraud protection business for existing customers, which include many of the world’s largest banks and telecommunications companies.

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COVID-19 has upended fraud detection

08/13/20

The rapid move online boosts false positives, false negatives and actual fraud, says Adara's Nguyen Nguyen.

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Alibaba launches interest-free financing for U.S. small businesses

06/02/20

The new product, which comes as an earlier partnership with the online lender Kabbage is sputtering, figures to appeal to companies with tight cash flows.

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Shopify unveils plan to offer banking services to merchants

05/20/20

The global e-commerce site is rolling out a suite of banking tools for its growing U.S. user base later this year that will help them bank and manage their businesses all in one spot.

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10 fintech forecasts for the ‘20s

01/10/20

A seasoned investor in startups offers his top predictions for the coming decade. Among them: Big tech firms will become big players in financial services.

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JPMorgan has a plan to help Amazon and Airbnb look more like banks

11/06/19

An e-wallet in development would give tech companies the ability to provide millions of customers virtual bank accounts and to offer perks such as car loans or discounts on home rentals to those who keep money stashed there.

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14 years after Walmart, banks face a new ILC bogeyman

10/24/19

The Rakuten application has opened another front in the battle over nonfinancial companies' ownership of banks.

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Kabbage founders launch startup to connect small businesses with gig workers

09/23/19

The startup, Drum, provides a marketplace for small businesses to offer promotions to influencers who can help them drum up business.1:54 PM?

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Making Amazon work for smaller issuers

09/19/19

Vibrant Credit Union sees great value in converting its members to mobile and digital payments. And days like Amazon Prime Day can be critical for its digital wallet strategy.

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