Henry Helgeson’s company, Merchant Warehouse, is doing well, announcing a new partnership with PayPal on Monday. A company that has been in the payments space for a while, 16 years to be exact, Merchant Warehouse is taking off now due to its early bet on new point-of-sales technology.
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Boston-based Plastiq, which allows users to pay for nearly anything (including taxes, tuition, and bill) with credit cards, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $10 million in Series B funding in a round led by Khosla Ventures. Read More
An event with location technology at its heart seems like an odd place for two of the nation's premier technology locations, often pitted against one another in competition, to come together.
But that's just what happened on Monday outside of Union Square in New York City at the East Coast incarnation of Jason Calacanis's LAUNCH conference. Read MoreWePay it forwardHow WePay inspired innovation at Boston College
The Boston College business majors who graduated Monday were high school seniors in December 2009 when WePay, the popular payments API company founded by BC alums, raised $1.7 million in a series A venture round. The startup’s continued success — contracts with big-name firms like Care.com and GoFundMe, plus another $32.5 million in funding — is a good reason why members of this year’s class will likely be more entrepreneurial than their predecessors.
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Aron Schwarzkopf, the chief executive and a cofounder of payments company Leaf, is no longer with the company according to a statement from new chief executive Sarah McCrary, who joined the company from Heartland Payment Systems in March. Read More
Boston-based payment technology company Merchant Warehouse announced today the acquisition of Opticard, a loyalty rewards program provider.
With the addition of Opticard, Merchant Warehouse bolsters its multi-channel payment solutions that currently include software, hardware, and a "customer engagement" platform for businesses, by adding one of the country's largest reward programs. Read MoreCashless societyMobile payments startup Cortex setting up Cambridge office