We covered a few topics this week in a passionate debate about the future of payments and technology in our world. 1. Tesla’s new $3,000 Powerwall 2. Circle raises $50M 3. Bitcoin battles Credit Unions 4. Western Union 'Exploring' Pilot Program With Ripple Labs
This week Brian and Faisal dove deep into social payments, with an in-depth history of the social payment landscape that puts a fascinating perspective on predictions for how social payments will turn out.
Source/Reference 70% of Americans prefer digital to branch for account opening
Source / Reference: AliPay vs PayPal for Mobile Payments PayPal Buys Paydiant, The Mobile Wallet Behind CurrentC, To Raise Its Game v. Google + Apple