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A relentless focus on the customer gives San Francisco’s 360 Payments a winning edge

The aim of 360 Payments is to change the fabric of the payments industry by partnering with customers to provide honest and streamlined payment solutions. We chatted to Lisa Coyle, co-CEO of 360 Payments, to find out how her customer-centric approac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

A passion for sharing live music has given NY’s Pro Arts a winning edge

The music business can be tough, but dedication and a professional approach to sales has struck the right note In downtown New York, Pro Arts is a company born from personal experience and one constant passion – to spread live music through solid.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

The Ledger: A Battle Brews Between Facebook and WeChat, Paxos Gold, Andrew Yang

The leading edge of finance and technology. There’s a war brewing among the tech giants over payments, and it has big implications for Bitcoin and other .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 11th, 2019

AT&T gets another big win with Time Warner case – and maybe a white flag in the legal battle?

AT&T claimed victory for the second time in less than a year over the U.S. with the Time Warner deal – and now it can focus more on winning in the industry ... At least, that’s the hope......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 27th, 2019

Intel at MWC 2019: 5G & Edge Computing Remain Focal Points

Intel (INTC) introduces Intel FPGA PAC N3000, OpenNESS toolkit at MWC 2019. The company also announces collaboration with Skyworks, with focus to enhance.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytFeb 26th, 2019

MBA students gain competitive edge from working with real customer data

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2019

Currencies: Dollar inches higher to cap the week as investors await U.S.-China trade-talk progress

U.S. dollars edge up Friday as the euro and the pound sell off, and investors focus on further signs of progress on U.S.-China tariff talks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 22nd, 2019

Michael Stark’s Crosslink Capital’s Return, AUM, and Holdings

Crosslink Capital is a San Francisco-based hedge fund with the main focus on technology companies. It was co-founded by Seymour Franklin Ka.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyFeb 21st, 2019

Activision Blizzard says layoffs are effort to focus on core games as earnings, forecast disappoint

Activision Blizzard Inc. reported record annual performance Tuesday, but missed estimates for holiday sales and its 2019 forecast while confirming layoffs and increasing payments to shareholders......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

The pizza war proves it: Every company today is a technology company

I t’s no revelation that every aspect of business today is driven by technology. That said, one of the most significant areas where smart businesses are using technology to gain a competitive edge is customer engagement — which includes directly .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2019

Meet final group of 40 under 40 2019 honorees

The San Francisco Business Times has tapped the 2019 class of 40 Under 40 honorees, a list that includes young business and community leaders from throughout the Bay Area. These leaders are the masterminds behind the cutting edge technology and compan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2019

Women are changing the workplace now, but will impact be greater in the future? – an executive discussion

The future of work and women in business leadership was the focus of a recent panel discussion organized by Deloitte and San Francisco Business Times. Panelists included Diane Dietz, CEO and President of Rodan + Fields; Christa Quarles, CEO of Open T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2019

A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Edge Higher, Alphabet Earnings In Focus

Pre-open movers read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 4th, 2019

Stripe snags $100 million, elevating valuation to $22.5 billion

San Francisco-based fintech Stripe's valuation has reportedly soared to $22.5 billion. The online payments unicorn raised $100 million from Tiger Global Management, an add-on to its $245 million round led by the investment firm in September, The .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2019

AT&T misses revenue estimates on slower wireless customer growth

AT&T Inc on Wednesday reported quarterly revenues and new wireless subscribers that fell short of Wall Street expectations, sending shares down nearly 3 percent, as its focus shifted to paying down debt from boosting its customer base......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

Meet the second group of Bay Area 40 under 40 nominees

The San Francisco Business Times has announced the 2019 class of 40 Under 40 honorees, a list that includes young business and community leaders from throughout the Bay Area. These leaders are pioneers and entrepreneurs, on the cutting edge of their .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2019

Asian shares edge up, ECB meeting in focus

Asian shares rose on Thursday after Wall Street managed to end higher, but gains were capped by political uncertainty in the United States and worries about weakening global economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 23rd, 2019

MIB Jack Bogle Changed Finance

Perhaps more than any person in the modern era of finance, Jack Bogle changed the course of investing history. He did it with a relentless focus on savi.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJan 22nd, 2019

PERSONAL FINANCE MANAGEMENT: How banks should use personalized services to increase customer satisfaction and compete with fintechs

The ability to conduct banking activities via a sleek mobile app is no longer enough to satisfy consumers — it's table stakes. Banks need to focus on deploying robust personal finance management (.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 18th, 2019

Chipotle"s Shares Surge 53% in A Year: Should You Hold?

Chipotle's (CMG) increased focus on food safety and enhancing customer experience, along with various sales-building initiatives, bodes well despite hi.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 15th, 2019

Square loses key executive to Visa amid payments upheaval

Visa said Friday that Square’s Mary Kay Bowman will join the San Francisco-based card giant as head of seller solutions, working on new services to “transform the payment experience.” That’s a fancy way of saying the payments industry is bein.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019