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?
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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.
You'd be hard pressed to find someone -- anyone -- who hasn't purchased something online. It is the pinnacle of convenience, the Jetson approach to spending money, and it is global.
I've been trying to write about faith for weeks, well, years really. It's been on my mind lately because this summer my father had a stroke. And nothing brings this former Baptist back to Jesus faster than praying that my father will be okay.
I can certainly understand how the arrival of a new statement on a long closed account can create confusion and I did reach out to Synchrony Bank to confirm my suspicions.
There is little doubt that in the long term Apple will injure a number of companies that invested in mobile wallets. They will also injure a number of companies that offer merchant accounts and particularly mobile payment solutions. So there are really two parts to this story.
Kelly Kay serves as President and Chief Operating Officer for YapStone, where she oversees the day-to-day operations of the company. Before joining YapStone, Kelly played key legal and government relations roles at PayPal, MasterCard, eBay, Banc One, and the Wikimedia Foundation.
People are more empowered now than they've ever been. And they're having their say in ways they've never had before, heard by wider audiences and taken ever more seriously.
Kirsten Wolberg, Vice President of Technology Business Operations, joined PayPal in June 2012 to lead the Technology Business Operations organization....
The banking industry is undergoing an enormous change. And, whether you like it or not, your business is stuck in the middle of it. Your paper checks are slowly disappearing in lieu of electronic payments.
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If you are feeling a bit jaded about the promises of technology to transform your personal finances, you are not alone. Since Al Gore invented the Int...
Early adaptors of this revolution will find themselves receiving a lot of exposure, which in the end, could be worth the risk.