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Fueling Commerce Through Payment Innovation

Thank you to everyone who attended March's expo in New Orleans!

What is the future of payments?

We caught up with Suresh Vaghjiani, Executive Vice President, Card Services of Global Processing Services who told us that despite popular opinion, mobile payments will not be the future of payments. A more easy and convenient innovation, such as wearables, is where the future of payments is heading.

From the All Payments Live Blog

Innovators’ insights: The power of Millennials

Experiences lie at the core of what Millennials value, and they seek out those experiences over material things, said Stephan Jacob, founder and CEO of Cotopaxi outdoor gear.

Hitting a home run: Spotting investment opportunities

About $1 billion has been invested in the payments/fintech industry over the last couple of years. “As a venture capitalist I’m going to bet that over 90% of that is lost money,” said Larry Berlin, vice president at venture capital and equity research firm First Analysis.

Technology delivers opportunities for engagement, innovation

As technology continues to emerge, so, too, do opportunities in payments to innovate, and to engage and influence the consumer.

What are the disruptive tech giants going to do to payments?

Ben Hammersley, Editor-at-Large of Wired Magazine says the advantage that disruptive tech giants have is an emotional connection. The average consumer cares more about Facebook than they do about Visa, and the payments industry needs to put social context at front of mind when developing new products and services.