Mobile Payments: What Might Tip the Scales from Early Adoption to Widespread Use

picture1Editor’s note: Prior to Money20/20 2016 in Las Vegas, we took the opportunity to speak to Rod Katzfey, our Vice President of Sales & Business Development of North America, about mobile payments from the perspective of American business.

What is your opinion of the various mobile payment options available today?

Contrary to popular belief, I believe we have not reached wide-scale adoption for all of the various mobile options on the market today. On the surface, it may seem that 2016 will be the year that mobile payments finally reach global mass adoption. Between the technological advancements developed over the past few years both on the card-not-present and card-present side, such as mPOS, in-app payments, NFC/contactless, combined with the 800-pound gorillas – Apple Pay & Samsung Pay – snatching up partnership deals with retailers and banks across the globe, it appears that mobile has reached a turning point. But I truly believe we are still in the hype vs. reality stage and still awaiting to be embraced wholeheartedly by consumers.

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The EU’s Fourth Money Laundering Directive


The sequel to the Third Money Laundering Directive (3MLD), in force since 2005, will finally be released, over a decade later — but ahead of schedule. The deadline for transposition of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) by Member States has been moved from June 26, 2017 to January 1, 2017. Subject persons, now known […]

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Management Values: What Drives Us?


Get to know our people through their management values, at a glance! At Credorax, our core values drive our daily work.  As a technology company, innovation, ambition and exacting execution keep us ahead of the pack. But equally important are the “old-fashioned” values of integrity and communication, which have allowed us to build teams that […]

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Inside Credorax: Alon Bigler on the Importance of Trust in a Long-Term Business Relationship


Editor’s note: This is the seventh post in the Credorax Interview Series. You can see the previous interviews with Smart Acquiring Experts here In this month’s Inside Credorax interview, we sat down with Alon Bigler, Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Solutions at Credorax. Alon’s hidden talents and interesting hobbies have come to light and […]

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What we took home from Money20/20 2015


Held in Las Vegas, Money20/20 2015 was a worldwide gathering of stakeholders in truly global payments. Firms of all sizes and specialties were present to talk to thousands of conference-goers about news and discuss questions and challenges to the industry gathered in the glitz of Vegas! As we are busily preparing for this annual showcase […]

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Empowering Payment Processing with Smart Technology


Gearing up for Money2020 Vegas, we decided to publish information about our tools and services in an easy-to-read format, so that our current and future customers can readily understand what we do and why it is so important for the borderless economy. E-commerce is growing rapidly, and in 2015 cross-border e-commerce represented about one-fifth ($304 […]

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Inside Credorax: France Blanchard on Crafting the Ideal Rapid-Response Sales Operations Team


Editor’s note: This is the sixth post in the Credorax Interview Series. You can see the previous interviews with Smart Acquiring Experts here. In this month’s Inside Credorax interview, we sat down with France Blanchard, our Vice President of Sales Operations and Global Accounts. France oversees a global team with members in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Israel […]

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Do you really agree to the terms of use?


How many times have you updated your smart phone’s software this year — or even this month? Every time you clicked “I Agree,” you were actually signing an electronic agreement known as a ‘click-through agreement.’

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Should Payments Rank Highest on an Entrepreneur’s E-commerce Priority List?


Meet Paul and Veronica. Both are smart, ambitious, and a few years out of university. Despite their degrees, neither has managed to land the kind of job they were hoping to. Additionally, thanks to a tight job market and rising housing prices, they are both still living with their parents. Are Paul and Veronica doomed […]

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Is Electronic Signature Safe and Legally Binding?


In a world where technology is developing faster than legislators can handle, are we getting carried away with accepting new technology products before stopping to consider their legal effects? While security and consumer protection are indeed highly-debated issues in e-commerce, does anyone really have time to print out an agreement or a form, sign, scan, […]

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