I am completely serious in suggesting Satoshi Nakamoto for the Prize. The invention of bitcoin -- a digital currency -- is nothing short of revolutionary.
A payment gateway works as a system to authorize a payment. It is a third party server that communicates payment information to authorizing banks who ...
I built a Chrome extension that found thousands of Venmo users PUBLICLY revealing their failed dates, late night food runs, losing poker streaks, and more. After a few uses of Venmo, I noticed that the app was giving me the option to share transactions (minus the amount) publicly on my Venmo newsfeed.
My son and I live on different planets where money is concerned. He's happy to snap a picture of his paycheck and deposit it using his iPhone; I still have my checkbook, and even use it once in a while.
Artist or employee or entrepreneur, ask every night, "Who did I help today". This will help you avoid the problems listed.
Sounds simple enough. Two entrepreneurs, brothers Rodolfo and Alexis Saccoman, start a new business. Full of fire and energy, they create a new...
If you use PayPal to process payments with WordPress, sometime int he past few weeks you've probably received a cryptic and somewhat alarming email about updating your IPN settings.
Did you check your Facebook newsfeed? Tyrion Lannister just became friends with Daenerys Targaryen. And Arya changed her professional title on LinkedIn to "Oyster Assassin."
The bank of the future will be in our pockets or on our wrists, not on street corners or housed in high-rise towers.
I have just such a story, and it serves as a cautionary tale for how automation can disempower entire communities of practice, in this case innovative new entrepreneurs.
As Vice President of Global Consumer Products at PayPal, Carey Kolaja is responsible for upholding PayPal's global product vision in service to hundre...
There's a reason why Peter Thiel and his merry band of "PayPal Mafia" members have created seven companies worth a billion dollars each, including PayPal, SpaceX, YouTube, and a few others you may never have heard of. Ever wonder what makes a guy like that so smart?
This is part of the #CareerAdvice series - featuring successful professionals who share their advice to people who would want to take their career to...
New technology that lets us pay for things with our phones sounds pretty amazing, right? It's convenient. It's easy to use. It could revolutionize the way we pay for things, making cash and credit cards obsolete. So now that the technology is here, everyone should be clamoring to use it, right?
I've got to be connected -- we all do today. And I've always loved tech -- particularly the helpful kind built by entrepreneurs who respect and honor their customers.
For Thiel, the intelligently designed startup that will eventually evolve into what he calls the creative monopoly is the key to a brighter future for our world.