Dispatch Issue: 6/2/21

Posted By: Kristen Holmes MAC Dispatch,

Here is your link to the archived edition of MAC Dispatch for the week of June 2, 2021.


Articles in this week's issue:
  • Crypto and blockchain startups set their sights on the global payment industry
  • Black business owners turned to fintech to get U.S. pandemic aid
  • FBI received record number of reports on online scams and investment fraud costing Americans billions
  • Crypto traders defy China's crackdown with secretive bets
  • Overdrafts, merchant fees and crypto: Why you can't have it both ways
  • Visa takes a swipe in fintech, builds new online marketplace
  • Why streamlined payment methods are important to attract a global gaming audience
  • The EU plans a digital wallet for payments, passwords and IDs
  • Government of Canada supports new technology to make electronic payment terminals accessible to persons with visual disabilities
  • 21Shares to use CryptoCompare's technology for its settlement pricing
  • Cash to account for just seven percent of in-store purchases by 2024
  • Solving B2B's payment and data problem
  • Mogo announces agreement to acquire additional shares in Canada's leading crypto platform, Coinsquare
  • Kalamint, Virtualware bring VR and NFTs together
  • Circle raises $440 million
  • African fintech OPay is reportedly raising $400 million at over $1.5 billion valuation
  • Sift to acquire Chargeback to provide merchants protection against payment fraud
  • Idemia enters the Japanese payment cards industry as it launches its first banking card
  • Mall of America on the connected mall's future