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    NMI & Mastercard partnership enables tap on phone technology for Chicago-based SMB

    NMI partnered with Mastercard, Celero Commerce and Global Payments earlier this year to launch Cloud Tap on Phone, enabling contactless payment acceptance via a mobile phone. The Glen Ellyn Sweet Shoppe, located in the Chicago Suburbs, looked to ...

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    Are Smartphones the Digital Payments Hardware of the Future?

    With Tap on Phone, any merchant – of any size – can accept contactless payments easily, quickly and securely. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) have traditionally operated at a disadvantage in markets that include big box and enterprise co...

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    Frictionless payments evolve post-pandemic

    Chief Strategy Officer Nick Starai connected with Street Fight to discuss how payments are evolving in a post-pandemic world and the obstacles merchants must overcome to reach the contactless payments customers crave. Read more about recent innovat...

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    Dongle-free options ignite contactless commerce

    In the emerging post-pandemic world, 75% of U.S.-based small and midsize businesses expect demand for contactless payments to remain strong, even after vaccines are widely available. Our Chief Product and Experience Officer Jennifer Sherman sat d...

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    Why Square Could Be the Most Formidable Bank Competition

    FinTechs are launching banking services and targeting your small and medium merchant customers. Small and medium merchants are banks' most valuable customers. Single-location or small chain coffee shops, restaurants, retailers, salons, landscap...

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    Contactless payments and unattended kiosks

    Recent surveys found that more than half of UK businesses would remove the option of cash payments in stores, and even more, are urging for the contactless payment cap to be increased again. Our head of product marketing, Peter Alcock, was featur...

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    ‘Tap-and-ride’: How public transportation is making room for contactless payments

    Nick Starai, NMI Chief Strategy Officer, connected with Tearsheet to discuss how contactless payments are transforming the public transportation industry and paving the way for contactless payments to integrate into other industries. Read the fu...

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    3 Reasons You Need to Enable Frictionless Payments for Your Merchants

    Instead of improving payment experiences, a better strategy may be to move them into the background. The last touchpoint in a customer experience can be the most memorable. In many shopping experiences, that touchpoint is payment. An otherwise ple...

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    NFC or QR codes? Both have a path forward in mobile payments

    NMI Chief Strategy Officer, Nick Starai connected with PaymentsSource to discuss recent strides in contactless open-loop ticketing in transit and how it’s encouraging U.S. consumers to make contactless payments part of their everyday lives. Read ...

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