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MasterCard’s Big Interactive Payments Bet

By PYMNTS @pymnts 6:15 AM EST December 9th, 2014 “We see a future where every device becomes a commerce device. This not only includes a shift in mobile-based payments, but also a move from ‘static’ plastic to ‘dynamic’ interactive payment cards and systems.” + More

Bitcoin: New Plumbing for Financial Services

By: Jonathan Levin (@jony_levin) | Published on CoinDesk November 29, 2014 Jonathan Levin is a digital currency consultant and entrepreneur. He previously co-founded and served as CEO of Coinometrics. Payment systems are systems of pipes and valves that allow monetary transfers between people all over the world. To most, they sit insulated from view. Even [&hellip + More

Tech Barbarians at The Gate

Bill Gates famously said, “banking is necessary – banks are not”, encapsulating the raging battle being waged for market share by innovative and disruptive technology companies against banks. Although financial services are becoming increasingly commoditized, the reality is that while banks remain the overwhelming force in the financial services market, they are facing a fundamental [&hellip + More

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YellowPepper spices up Latin American mobile payments

Published by BankingTech.com Written by Elliott Holley A new mobile payments network called YellowPepper has launched in Colombia, marking the beginning of a massive project to bank the unbanked and sweep away the dominance of cash across the Spanish-speaking Americas + More

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Another great hit for our new client, Provicapital

Published by Dinero Más dinero, desarrollo, y desafíos para invertir Sucedió hace 10 años. Un empresario latinoamericano, dueño de diversos negocios en la región, se encontraba en Nueva York agotado después de un día intenso de trabajo. Opinión de Ricardo Calderón.* + More

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Comercio, servicios y obras, foco de Provicapital

Publicado por Portafolio.co Esta empresa gestiona más de US$300 millones para invertir en fondos de capital + More

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Cobertura para PAF en Latinoamerica

Adquisiciones estilo cucaracha Publicado por Diario La República Bogotá_Han vivido entre los dinosaurios. Viven ahora entre nosotros. Son los insectos más “resistentes” del planeta, capaces de sobrevivir hasta 45 minutos sin aire y un mes sin alimento. Cucarachas, “coackroaches”. La mayoría de las personas las consideran desagradables. Los inversionistas serios deberían encontrarlas “enriquecedoras” + More

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RokkMiami Startup Timeline

Yesterday, April 29, was a great day for the Miami Startup and Technology Community. Rokk3r Labs and the Knight Foundation hosted Brad Feld for “RokkMiami 2013: Creating a Roadmap for Miami’s Startup and Technology Community.” Bringing together over 100 entrepreneurs, investors, academics, government leaders and service providers for a working session to literally “map-out” next [&hellip + More

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Free fun iPad, iPhone apps worth downloading this weekend

Published by The Examiner According to a Mar. 7 report in “All App News”, Google has just introduced into the App Store a free, location based app called “Field Trip”. This cool app is just in time for spring and summer vacations as well as trips this weekend + More

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Apply now for chance to present at FIU’s AVCC; deadline Sept. 14

Published by The Miami Herald Florida International University’s Americas Venture Capital Conference is accepting applications for startup and later stage companies to showcase their ventures in front of angel investors, venture capitalists and private equity professionals at its two-day AVCC conference Dec. 13 and 14 at the JW Marriott Hotel on Brickell Avenue in Miami. This year, up to [&hellip + More