Perspectives

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1stDec '17

Interview With Nick Ogden, CEO of ClearBank

By | December 1st, 2017|

EDC’s Samee Zafar met with Nick Ogden, CEO of ClearBank. ClearBank is the UK’s first clearing bank in more than 250 years bringing open competition and transparency to the UK market. Their state-of-the-art technology transforms the clearing bank experience, [...]

30thNov '17

Are Hoteliers Ready For GDPR?

By | November 30th, 2017|

Within Edgar, Dunn & Company (EDC), the Travel Practice team provides advice on various topics to players in the travel space, including hoteliers.  As we move towards the deadline, EDC has been keen to understand [...]

1stNov '17

MPE 2018 Awards – Call For Entries

By | November 1st, 2017|

The only European awards recognizing top European merchant payments acceptance companies and their achievements. The Merchant Payments Ecosystem Awards (MPE Awards) celebrate and honour the achievements of companies across European merchant payments ecosystem.  The MPE [...]

1stNov '17

Interview With Marla Blow, CEO of FS Card

By | November 1st, 2017|

EDC’s Kim Gerhardt met with Marla Blow, CEO of FS Card. FS Card Inc. is a Washington, D.C.– based next-generation credit card platform that embraces technology to supply more affordable products to small-dollar loan customers.  Its mission is [...]

1stNov '17

New Banking: Being Digital, Being Different

By | November 1st, 2017|

Years ago, at a banking conference in New Orleans, I attended a presentation by Michael Porter, the legendary Harvard Business School professor of strategy. Porter was presenting his theory of competitive strategy to a hall [...]

3rdOct '17

Interview With Osama Bedier, CEO of Poynt

By | October 3rd, 2017|

EDC’s Samee Zafar met with Osama Bedier, CEO and Co-Founder of Poynt. Poynt's mission is to fix a broken commerce infrastructure by bringing developers, distributors and merchants together on an open platform. Founded in 2013 by [...]

5thSep '17

Interview With Rob Frohwein, CEO of Kabbage

By | September 5th, 2017|

EDC’s Kim Gerhardt met with Rob Frohwein, CEO and Co-Founder of Kabbage. Kabbage is a data and technology platform that enables real-time lending. Launched in 2008, Kabbage has since expanded to serve all small businesses throughout the [...]

5thSep '17

A Bitcoin And Blockchain Payment System

By | September 5th, 2017|

Reforming a dubious past Can the notorious, high-flying, volatile, and unpredictable Bitcoin system be gainfully deployed for legal and legitimate business models that have the potential of disrupting the existing world of banking and finance? [...]