YapStone News

The Rise of Marketplace Companies is Calling for Fintech Innovation

“The Rise of Marketplace Companies is Calling for Fintech Innovation” originally appeared on TheNextWeb and is written by Melissa Thompson. Some technologies and business models come and go. The list is long. Thankfully, typewriters, cassette tapes and drive-in movie theaters wound up in the recycling bin. Along with folding maps, dial-up modems and pagers. And …

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5 Ways Startups Evolve Into Successful Companies

[“5 Ways Startups Evolve Into Successful Companies” originally appeared on TheStreet and is written by Ellen Chang.] Among the tens of thousands of startups created each year in the U.S., the burgeoning companies that transition into successful enterprises are few and far between. Although the failure rate remains extremely high, entrepreneurs continue to seek innovative …

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YapStone Matches Property Dwellers to Frictionless Payment Processes

[“YapStone Matches Property Dwellers to Frictionless Payment Processes” originally appeared on PYMNTS.com.] In the late 90s, YapStone’s current CEO and chairman, Tom Villante, was an investment banker looking for his next big thing. Back then online was new — Amazon was a mere toddler, and online marketplaces were mostly Craigslist and eBay.  But it was …

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Why Companies Should Ditch Long-Term Contracts

[“Why Companies Should Ditch Long-Term Contracts” originally appeared in AlleyWatch and is written by Erik Huberman.] Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Scale Your Business Many entrepreneurs identify with Thomas Jefferson’s saying: “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” It’s a lovely sentiment and it might even be true in the early days of a …

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‘Why’ Is The Most Important Question An Entrepreneur Will Ever Ask

[“‘Why’ Is The Most Important Question An Entrepreneur Will Ever Ask” originally appeared in Forbes and is written by Larry Myler.] Even though “why” is the most important question entrepreneurs will ever ask, it’s too often the last question they think of asking. When you’re busy focusing on solving a problem and coming up with …

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YapStone Welcomes Christopher Crum as SVP of Sales and Customer Success

Global Fintech leader expands management team with the addition of Christopher Crum, former Blackhawk Network veteran. (PRWEB)April 11, 2017 YapStone, a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions for marketplaces and large vertical markets, expanded its management team with the addition of Christopher Crum as SVP of Sales and Customer Success. In his role, …

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YapStone Names Sanjay Saraf, Former Western Union Digital CTO, as Chief Technology Officer

Global payments leader advances executive management team with the hire of Sanjay Saraf as Chief Technology Officer. Walnut Creek, California (PRWEB) April 05, 2017 YapStone, a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions for global marketplaces and large vertical markets, announces the strategic hire of Sanjay Saraf, former CTO of Western Union Digital, as …

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How to Create Happy, Healthy Employees

[“How to Create Happy, Healthy Employees” originally appeared on Thrive Global and is written by Heidi Dietrich.] The modern work environment has changed a lot during these past few decades. With the advent of technology such as the internet and the rise of prominence of millennials in the workforce, businesses have been forced to change …

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How To Take Your Startup Across The Pond

[“How To Take Your Startup Across The Pond” originally appeared on Inc. and is written by Jeff Barrett.] Taking any company across the pond is a risky business, best carried out with a cool head, united team and a lot of research. When it comes to fintech in particular, people tend to be sensitive about …

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Here for the Long Haul

[“Here for the Long Haul” originally appeared in the Business Post and is written by Caroline Allen.] YapStone has had a presence in Ireland for the past five years, and with key global roles moving to its base in Drogheda, Co Louth, the US fintech firm is increasing its workforce here all the time. With …

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YapStone Establishes a World-Class Global Call Center in Drogheda, Ireland

Leading payments company, YapStone, consolidates global customer support team in European headquarters WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) MARCH 27, 2017 YapStone, a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions for global marketplaces and large vertical markets, announced the consolidation of its United States and International call center into one global call center, located in Drogheda, …

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Fintech companies to invest in 2017

[“Fintech companies to invest in 2017” originally appeared on ForexNewsNow .] It’s becoming clearer by the day that change is coming, and Fintech companies are the latest fad causing a disruption to conventional financial services. Whether it’s the public’s distrust of banks or the increased use of technology we don’t know, but there’s definitely a …

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FinTech Companies Firing Up The Mobile Payments Market

[“FinTech Companies Firing Up The Mobile Payments Market” originally appeared on Let’s Talk Payments and is written by Sofia.] The FinTech industry in recent years not only attracted attention from traditional financial institutions and disrupted certain sectors, but also made a significant transformation in consumers’ minds. Our expectations went so far beyond of what was …

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How Thinking Smaller Helps FinTechs Scale

[“How Thinking Smaller Helps FinTechs Scale” originally appeared on PYMNTS.] There’s more to thinking small than one might think. The key is this: don’t think “small,” think “focused.” In fact, when it comes to FinTech companies, thinking “small” by focusing and serving a relatively small number of huge markets may provide the best opportunity to drive …

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How Fintech is Bridging the Gap with Marketplace Companies

[“How Fintech is Bridging the Gap with Marketplace Companies” originally appeared on Yahoo Finance.] Online marketplaces have become commonplace in the age of the sharing economy. Renting out vehicles, ordering food, sharing rides and finding temporary help. If you can think of it, you can bet a startup already exists. When making purchases, most consumers …

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12 Top Fintech Companies to Watch

[“12 Top Fintech Companies to Watch” originally appeared on Entrepreneur.] Financial technology (or “fintech”) has become an extremely trendy industry for startups because of its high growth potential and opportunity for nearly endless disruptive innovation. In fact, these scrappy companies have the potential to take away $4.7 worth of revenue from traditional financial services, according …

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YapStone announces a definitive agreement to divest the company’s ParishPay™ merchant portfolio to Liturgical Publications

YapStone announced a definitive agreement to divest YapStone’s ParishPay™ merchant portfolio to Liturgical Publications (“LPi”), a Catholic stewardship and communications company. The sale is consistent with YapStone’s focus on providing end-to-end payment solutions to global marketplaces and large vertical markets. ParishPay customers will be transitioning to LPi’s WeShare service, the largest electronic-giving provider serving the …

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