Preparing Your Business for Success in 2013

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January 28, 2013

Preparing Your Business for Success

First off, Happy New Year! We hope you and your business are doing well. 2013 promises to deliver some major changes in the merchant space this year, so here’s my #1 piece of advice to you: Now more than ever is the time to accept everyone’s preferred payment method! For those...

EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa)

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January 16, 2013

The term EMV, which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, refers to a global standard of authentication for credit and debit card transactions. EMV standards apply to contact cards, contact-less cards and card-not-present transactions over the Internet or telephone. In...

What Does Genius Accept?

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December 10, 2012

Henry Helgeson, CEOThe beauty of Genius is it's designed for all the existing and new technology that is on the horizon as far as mobile payments go. We're working right now with a number of large providers and wallet companies to make sure our merchants can...

Mobile Payments Security

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November 27, 2012

Mobile Payments Security

As the mobile payments’ media spotlight shines on who will ‘win’ the digital wallet race or when near-field communication (NFC) will evolve to a mainstream technology, another critical topic is security and how digital wallets work to protect consumer data. Interestingly enough...

Customer Engagement and the Point of Sale

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November 15, 2012

Dan Dufault, Executive Vice President, Sales and MarketingA customer engagement device really changes the dynamic on the merchant counter top. The Genius customer engagement device is that open platform that promises to deliver all of the things, the advancements in...

Describing the Payments Industry in 2012 and Beyond

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November 14, 2012

Henry Helgeson, CEOThe payments industry today is definitely a changing environment, a very rapidly changing environment where we're not only looking at just the regular mag stripe transactions that we're familiar with, credit and debit transactions. But we're also going to be...

Where Will Traditional ISOs fit in the Future Payments Ecosystem?

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November 9, 2012

Henry Helgeson, CEOTraditional ISOs are going to have to evolve very quickly here. Payments are becoming more and more commoditized if we just look at the straight payment and not all the value that's built around the payment in mobile. It's a play that requires a lot of...

What is a payment acceptance solution?

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November 2, 2012

Dan Dufault, Executive Vice President, Sales and MarketingA payment acceptance solution is far different today than at any time in the past. It's now about a far broader context. It's integrating newer technologies, newer opportunities for merchants, and newer...

What led you to Genius?

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October 30, 2012

Henry Helgeson, CEOGenius was a concept that started in mid-2011. We started looking at mobile payments and how they were going to impact the industry. And really what drove this was in September of 2011, Visa was put out there. Their TIP program, the Visa TIP program that...

The Emergence & Implications of EMV

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October 12, 2012

Merchant Warehouse Whitepaper

EMV is the global standard for credit and debit cards based on embedded chip card technology developed by Europay, MasterCard and Visa. Recent announcements made by MasterCard and Visa are aimed at accelerating the adoption of EMV technology in the United States. This leaves...