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How Fintech Companies Upgrade Their Customer Experience

[“How Fintech Companies Upgrade Their Customer Experience” originally appeared in CHIPIN and is written by Daniel.] The leaders in the financial technology realm are all but exhaustive in their customer experience strategies. This is because they recognize the gravity of treating people with a high level of respect while building business relationships. Industry players are …

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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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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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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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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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YapStone And Making Marketplaces Manageable

[“YapStone And Making Marketplaces Manageable” originally appeared on PYMNTS .] These days, there is literally an online marketplace for every need. Whether it be workers, office space, rides, vacation homes, food delivery, graphic designers or temp workers, the list extends to almost any and all imaginable services that can be collected digitally. And while these …

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Mobile Payments Come Home

[“Mobile Payments Come Home” originally appeared on PYMNTS.] Ring out the old — rent checks. Ring in the new — digital rent payments. For the latest Developer Tracker, PYMNTS spoke with Bruce Dragt of YapStone about how mobile is changing the rental payments game for both landlords and tenants.   One-Bedroom, Pet OK, Parking Included, …

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YapStone Appoints Michael Gramz Chief Risk Officer

[“YapStone Appoints Michael Gramz Chief Risk Officer” originally appeared on PYMNTS.] YapStone, a provider of online and mobile payment solutions, announced Friday (Dec. 9) the appointment of new Chief Risk Officer Michael Gramz. YapStone said in a press release that Gramz, formerly the chief risk officer and board director at Merchant eSolutions, the U.S. payment processing …

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YapStone Adds Seasoned Payments Veteran, Michael Gramz, to Its World-Class Management Team

Forbes’ Next Billion Dollar Startup, YapStone, bolsters management team with the addition of Chief Risk Officer, Michael Gramz. (PRWEB) December 08, 2016 This week, Michael Gramz joined the management team at YapStone, a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions for global marketplaces and large vertical markets, as Chief Risk Officer. In his role, …

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Finding Payments Innovation In All The Right Places

[“Finding Payments Innovation In All The Right Places” originally appeared on PYMNTS.com.] The payments landscape is only getting bigger. As more stakeholders and players join the fold, there’s a ripe opportunity to find innovative ideas in unlikely places. As part of the Commanders In Chief series, YapStone President David Weiss explained why it’s necessary to …

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How Millennials Are Influencing the Vacation Industry

[“How Millennials Are Influencing the Vacation Industry” originally appeared in Tech.Co and is written by Jordan French.] For generations, vacations required a great deal of planning and consideration. Before the digital age, there were no online reviews, no affordable travel websites, and no airlines designed to save you money. Most people relied on travel agents …

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Simple Yet Complex

[“Simple Yet Complex” originally appeared on Digital Transactions and is written by Kevin Woodward.] While simple to merchants and consumers, the rapidly growing payment-facilitator model involves multiple considerations for developers and acquirers. Some of the best ideas in payments come around only once, but many, such as the payment-facilitator model, come around again when they …

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Peter Rowan: ‘Failure gives us the opportunity to learn and grow stronger’

[“Peter Rowan: ‘Failure gives us the opportunity to learn and grow stronger’” originally appeared on The Business Post.] Peter Rowan is vice-president of international operations and global customer support with YapStone, the U.S. company that opened international headquarters in Dublin in 2012. YapStone then relocated to Drogheda and expanded its Irish office earlier this year, …

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How A Poker-Game Brainstorm Produced Fintech Startup YapStone And $235M In Revenue

[“How A Poker-Game Brainstorm Produced Fintech Startup YapStone And $235M In Revenue” originally appeared on Forbes and is written by Amy Feldman.] Back in 1999, Tom Villante, a former investment banker at S.G. Warburg and a partner at private-equity firm The Seidler Co., was sitting around with a few buddies playing poker and talking about …

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5 Telling Virtues of a Billion Dollar Fintech Startup in the Making

[“5 Telling Virtues of a Billion Dollar Fintech Startup in the Making” originally appeared on The Huffington Post and is written by David Wither.] Emerging from the downturn of the financial crisis of 2008, financial institutions and banks and their respective industry, financial services, was ripe for disruption. As these companies emerged from the ashes …

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A Mindful Thought Leader: YapStone CEO Tom Villante gets Personal about his Brand

[“A Mindful Thought Leader: YapStone CEO Tom Villante gets Personal about his Brand” originally appeared in the Huffington Post and is written by Stacey Cohen.] In 1999, CEO and co-founder Tom Villante started YapStone with an ambitious goal: Converting pesky paper bills into online payments. Shortly after, YapStone debuted RentPayment — the first payment solution …

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YapStone Bolsters Product Team with Payments Industry Veteran, Bruce Dragt

Fintech leader looks to the future of payments as Bruce Dragt joins the company as SVP of Product. Walnut Creek, California (PRWEB)September 19, 2016 YapStone, a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions for global marketplaces and large vertical markets, today announced that Bruce Dragt has joined the company as Senior Vice President of …

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