Visa (NYSE:V) is reportedly planning to acquire YellowPepper, a payments tech company, in order to extend its global operations into the Caribbean and other jurisdictions. Established in 2014 and fully operational in nine different Latin American (LatAm) nations, the Miami-headquartered firm serves around 50 clients… Read More
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), a provider of secondary and post-secondary training and education that also manages end of program testing, began piloting a program yesterday that will host the academic records of 24 000 participants on a blockchain system. The CXC hopes the system… Read More
Visa (NYSE: V) announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with NovoPayment, a Florida-based fintech company, to facilitate the implementation of payment solutions for Business to Business (B2B) transactions in Latin America and the Caribbean. According to the credit card giant, the companies will work… Read More
This is one way to piggy-back on the rising popularity of Bitcoin. A 13 acre property in the Caribbean is being offered for sale at a price of just 600 Bitcoin. The promotional savvy is helping to raise the profile of Union Island in St Vincent… Read More
Canadian fintech firm MOBI724 Global Solutions Inc. announced this week it has entered into an agreement with Visa, a global payments technology company, to provide Visa clients a suite of integrated Loyalty Solutions, including MOBI724’s Card-Linked Offers & Rewards, Digital Marketing and Business Intelligence Solutions… Read More
The Centre for Alternative Finance at University of Cambridge Judge Business School and the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation team at Chicago Booth School of Business have joined forces to initiate the 2015 Americas Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey. This landmark survey is the first comprehensive and empirical assessment of crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending (marketplace lending)… Read More
With training for the 2015 Women’s World Cup Soccer Tournament already underway, the ladies of the Jamacian Soccer Team have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $50,000 to get them to Canada for the qualifying rounds. According to USA Today, no Caribbean team… Read More
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