If I can paraphrase a popular Alicia Keys song, this woman is on fire. Marissa Mayer is clearly moving Yahoo back into the center of the Silicon Valley tech conversation.
The next time you enter a tiny Shibuya noodle bar, you could end up paying with one of Square's payment technologies.
San Francisco-based Practice Fusion just launched a free tool for consumers to manage their health spending.
Sending cash to people by e-mail may be the next big payment feature to spread across the Internet (even though it's 2013, and it feels like we should have had this years ago).
There's no shortage of money being thrown at digital currency Bitcoin. Now relatively young Bitcoin startup BitPay has announced that it has raised $2 million more in funding
Guest Post Mobile billing and payments have seen extraordinary growth in almost every consumer industry except for healthcare. However, a number of factors are converging to make 2013 a year of rapid growth in mobile payment options for medical providers and patients.
New Zealand based Vend raises $6.5 million for its software that integrates with existing point-of-sale systems to bring them into the cloud.
As if today's other announcements weren't enough, Google is also bringing Google Wallet support to Gmail, making it incredibly easy to send friends and family payments by just sending an email.
Square processes $10 billion in consumer purchases each year. That adds up to a whole mountain of data about what you buy where and when.
Online payment network Dwolla has pulled in$16.5 million in a third funding round led by elite venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Javelin Strategy and Research released a report which found that mobile point-of-sale (POS) technology poses a significant and growing threat to terminal-based solutions.
Zooz has raised $2 million to build out its online checkout solutions, which take a consumer-driven approach to powering payments.
Guest Post Every entrepreneur who has had to go through the process of setting up their payment gateway and/or merchant account knows that it isn’t always simple. When I set mine up, BrainTree, Stripe, and Paymill weren't around. I was given a chisel and stone tablet and asked to deliver all my information in triplicate.
OpenCoin is a startup building a simple, global, open currency system. Today, the company announced closing an angel round of funding to expand the Ripple protocol, a virtual currency and payments system that allows "anyone in the world to trade any amount of money in any currency."
Bypass has raised $3.5 millin for its mobile payments solution specifically designed for entertainment venues and sports stadiums.
Payments company Braintree has publicly released Venmo Touch and made updates to its iOS software developer kit (SDK) to make mobile purchases as easy as Facebook Connect.
I asked Airtag CEO Jeremy Leroyer what happens when we deal with 35 different merchants: Do we need 35 different apps?
Balanced, which provides backend payments solutions for online marketplaces, adds $2 million into its seed round after six months of strong momentum.
Traditional payments systems are becoming obsolete as companies developer cheaper, more efficient, flexible alternatives.
Y Combinator startups Stripe and Parse form a partnership to make it easy for developers to integrate payments into their mobile apps.