In the past few weeks, we have seen a bunch of new announcements and other news regarding your wallet. Mobile payments are becoming a huge business already, and the mobile payment future is just beginning. The interesting part of this discussion is that there are solutions coming from multiple directions for different purposes. First, we… Read More The Race For Your Wallet Has Begun
In the past few days, mobile credit card payments have been making news. First, Intuit announced a free version of its mobile payments service called GoPayment. Next, we hear that Square raised a very nice funding round: Square’s general manager Keith Rabois tells us that the company has officially closed its largest round of funding to… Read More Mobile Payments Could Fundamentally Change Small Business
Over the past few weeks and months, I have seen a recurring theme regarding startups and their exits. First, we saw the acquisition of FriendFeed by Facebook. During that time, FriendFeed lit up with comments and discussion about FriendFeed’s exit. First, some people were congratulating the FriendFeed team for finding a successful exit, which is… Read More What Do We Expect From A Startup Exit?
I read some interesting news this morning when I saw that Intuit will acquire Mint.com. I have been following Mint for quite some time mainly because I always wanted to track my spending in a simple and effective manner. However, it was not until a few months ago that my bank accounts were finally accepted… Read More Why Did Intuit Buy Mint?