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Visa Expands Payments Options for Amazon Clients with Flexible Installments Plans

Visa (NYSE: V)  has announced a new collaboration with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) that will provide Canadian consumers with more choice at checkout. When shopping online on Amazon.ca or on the Amazon app, eligible RBC and Scotiabank credit cardholders will now have the option “to select Installments… Read More

Stripe Extends Amazon Partnership by Enabling Payments for Retailers Using Just Walk Out Tech in Australia, Canada

Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for businesses, announced an expansion of its Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) partnership by powering payments for retailers using Just Walk Out technology in Australia and Canada. Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology is “designed to be an effortless shopping experience. The guest enters… Read More

Kueski, a BNPL Provider in LatAm, Available as Payment Option via Amazon for Mexico based Consumers

Kueski, the buy now, pay later (BNPL) provider in Latin America, has taken a major step forward in expanding financial access for everyday Mexicans and will now be available as a payment option on Amazon.com.mx. As a result, shopping will be more convenient and customers… Read More

SellerFi to Provide Up To $10 Million in Credit for Sellers on Amazon

SellersFi (formerly SellersFunding) is reporting that it has inked a deal to provide credit on the Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) marketplace. According to the Fintech, eligible Amazon sellers will be able to tap into a credit line of up to $10 million via Amazon Lending. Ricardo Pero,… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Accenture and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Enable Adoption of Generative AI Tech

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have announced the two companies will collaborate to help developers and enterprise customers accelerate the adoption of advanced generative AI technology. Generative AI shows promise in “transforming software development and application modernization.” Building on its AI-focused strategic… Read More

FloQast Introduces Accounting Operations Platform Solutions via AWS Marketplace

FloQast, a provider of accounting workflow automation software created by accountants for accountants and an AWS Qualified Software Partner, announced that the FloQast Accounting Operations Platform is now “available in AWS Marketplace, a digital catalog with thousands of software listings from independent software vendors that… Read More

Animoca Brands, Amazon Web Services, Polygon Labs to Enable Web3 Startup Development via Mocaverse

Animoca Brands, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Polygon Labs announced MoonRealm Express Accelerator, a strategic collaboration to support Web3 builders around the world and accelerate the development of Web3 products and solutions through Animoca Brands’ flagship project Mocaverse. MoonRealm Express Accelerator is “an accelerator program… Read More

Mambu, an SaaS Cloud Banking Platform, Now Available via AWS Marketplace

Mambu, a Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud banking platform, announced it is now available in AWS Marketplace, making it one of the first core banking providers on the site. AWS Marketplace is a digital catalogue “with thousands of software listings from independent software vendors… Read More

Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council Slams FTCs Move to Break up Amazon: “small business sellers, and their customers, would be harmed”

The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) has issued a statement hammering the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its legal assault on Amazon. Earlier today, the FTC sued Amazon for “illegally maintaining monopoly power.” The FTC claims that  Amazon has pursued a “pattern of… Read More

Diego Lizarazo of Agoric: Blockchain Professional Comments on How a JavaScript Library Supports Web3 Devs Entering DLT, Smart Contracts Ecosystem

We recently connected with Diego Lizarazo, Director of Developer Relations at Agoric. Recently, Amazon launched Cloud Tools (AMB Access and Query services), which make it easier for developers to create decentralized applications. While this is a step in the right direction, more needs to be… Read More

Amazon Visa Cardholders May Now Pay in Equal Monthly Payments: 12 Months – 0% APR

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is now offering a more – loan-like product for its credit cardholders, according to the company. In a release, Amazon said that Prime Visa and Amazon Visa holders may pay in equal monthly payments when checking out online using Amazon Pay. Importantly, Amazon… Read More

Insurtech Cowbell Joins AWS Cyber Insurance Partner Initiative

Cowbell, a provider of cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs),  announced that it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cyber Insurance Partner Initiative. Participation in this initiative demonstrates that Cowbell “has deep expertise in serving SME customers with cyber insurance coverage tailored… Read More

BNPL: Affirm Receives Big Boost as Amazon Adds Credit Option for Purchasers

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM) has received a significant boost as Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) one of the largest retailers in the world, has added this buy now pay later (BNPL) option to purchasers on the Amazon platform. Shareds in Affirm jumped following the news. Omar Soudodi, director of… Read More

Wearable Payment Solution ‘RingPay’ by McLEAR Launches on Amazon

RingPay by McLEAR, the smart ring that enables users to pay for things with a wave of the hand, launches for sale on Amazon UK this month. RingPay can be “used anywhere that allows contactless payment, such as restaurants, supermarkets, and transportation etc, and offers… Read More

Ram Ahluwalia on the Future of Banking: Big Tech Like Apple and Amazon Should Get Into the Banking Business

Recently, Ram Ahluwalia wrote an Op-Ed for American Banker that posed a somewhat controversial take on banking. Ahluwalia said outdated banking rules are denying access to Big Tech firms, like Apple and Amazon, who could enter the banking sector and bring loads of capital as… Read More

Digital Finance Innovator IntellectEU Becomes AWS Services Delivery Partner for Swift Connectivity

IntellectEU, an innovator in digital finance and emerging technologies, is now an Amazon Web Services (AWS) services delivery partner. IntellectEU will “support migration of Swift infrastructure to AWS cloud and provide integration and deployment of API channels, along with ISO 20022 advisory services.” Sigrid Wiley,… Read More

Credit Cards: Chase, Amazon Announce Benefits, New Features for Amazon Visa Card Portfolio

Chase, the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) recently announced new benefits and features on the Amazon Visa card portfolio, “providing cardmembers with increased opportunity to earn cash back on purchases made with their card… Read More

Experian Selects AWS as Cloud Provider to Drive Product Innovation at Scale

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Experian (LON:EXPN), the global information services company and credit reporting bureau, “has named AWS as its preferred cloud provider to power its multiyear information technology (IT) modernization initiative.” As part of the… Read More

Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Introduce an Infrastructure Region in Malaysia

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced plans to launch an AWS infrastructure Region in Malaysia. The new AWS Region will “give developers, startups, entrepreneurs, and enterprises, as well as government, education, and nonprofit organizations, greater choice for running their applications and… Read More

As Anticipated, Federal Reserve Raises Rates by 25 Basis Points, Markets Pause – Then Rally

As was widely anticipated, today, the US Federal Reserve announced a 25 basis point increase to its benchmark rate as it continues to battle nagging inflation that has imperiled the economy. The vote by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) was unanimous in its decision…. Read More

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