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This Subway Franchise Owner Accepts Bitcoins

This Subway Franchise Owner Accepts Bitcoins

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The owner of a Subway shop in Allentown, Pa., is now accepting the virtual currency as payment for sandwiches.
November 20, 2013 in Payments & Collections
Bitcoin Hits New All-Time High Ahead of Hearings

Bitcoin Hits New All-Time High Ahead of Hearings

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The virtual currency skyrocketed above $600 on the Mt. Gox exchange as a Senate panel prepares to discuss Bitcoin regulation.
November 18, 2013 in Payments & Collections
How One Startup Plans to Replace Every Card in Your Wallet

How One Startup Plans to Replace Every Card in Your Wallet

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With Coin, a person can consolidate this or her wallet into one, simple, digital card.
November 14, 2013 in Mobile
Crowdfunding Without Kickstarter

Crowdfunding Without Kickstarter

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A DIY crowdfunding app cuts out the middleman.
November 13, 2013 in Payments & Collections
McSweeney's Publishing House Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for $15. Yup. For $15.

McSweeney's Publishing House Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for $15. Yup. For $15.

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The San Francisco-based publishing house known for its snark and devilish sarcasm has challenged the idea of what it means to succeed with a crowdfunding campaign.
November 6, 2013 in Payments & Collections
10 Tips I Wish I Knew Before I Launched My Kickstarter Campaign

10 Tips I Wish I Knew Before I Launched My Kickstarter Campaign

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For our series College Treps, entrepreneur Dwight Peters gets 10 successful Kickstarter creators to open up about what made their campaign a hit.
November 5, 2013 in Starting a Business
3 People You Need to Know to Get Paid By Your Next Big Customer

3 People You Need to Know to Get Paid By Your Next Big Customer

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Doing business with big companies means it might be a while before you're paid. Here are three key people to know to speed up the process.
November 4, 2013 in Sales
How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

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You need a crowd to fund your idea. Here are the sources you should tap to spread the word about your crowdfunding campaign.
October 31, 2013 in Payments & Collections
PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups

PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups

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The company's new program, Startup Blueprint, provides free transaction services and support to tech startups making less than $3 million a year.
October 30, 2013 in News and Trends
This Major Crowdfunding Site Now Accepts Bitcoin Pledges

This Major Crowdfunding Site Now Accepts Bitcoin Pledges

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Users of Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible can raise money for their venture using the online-only currency.
October 28, 2013 in Payments & Collections
Coinbase Releases iPhone App Amid Strong Market for Bitcoin

Coinbase Releases iPhone App Amid Strong Market for Bitcoin

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During a six-month high in the value of Bitcoin, a venture-backed startup has released an iPhone app that lets you buy, sell and trade bitcoins from your mobile phone.
October 23, 2013 in Payments & Collections
The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform

The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform

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Tax reform is happening. Kind of. And slowly. Here are some predictions of how it might all play out.
October 22, 2013 in Payments & Collections
5 Ways to Close The Sale With Indecisive Customers

5 Ways to Close The Sale With Indecisive Customers

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Not all of your customers will be ready to buy the first time you meet them. Here's how to turn prospective buyers into loyal customers.
October 22, 2013 in Sales
Square Makes Money Transfers as Easy as Sending an Email

Square Makes Money Transfers as Easy as Sending an Email

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With Square Cash, peer-to-peer transfers link to users' checking accounts and debit cards and are free to use.
October 16, 2013 in Payments & Collections
Voice Recognition and No Wallet: PayPal's Vision of the Future

Voice Recognition and No Wallet: PayPal's Vision of the Future

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PayPal's latest rollout, which allows merchants to accept payment through an application that scans QR codes, is one in a string of developments aimed at overhauling the way customers pay for goods.
October 9, 2013 in Payments & Collections
How Dwolla Disrupted the Digital Payment Industry

How Dwolla Disrupted the Digital Payment Industry

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About 250,000 people use Dwolla, a payment network that charges just 25 cents for transactions of $10 or more. Dwolla's transactions on pace to total $1 billion in 2013.
October 2, 2013 in Sales
Richard Branson Invests in a Startup That No One Understands Yet

Richard Branson Invests in a Startup That No One Understands Yet

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Stealth startup Clinkle announced Branson would be added to the long list of investors banking on its mysterious product being a grand slam.
September 26, 2013 in News and Trends
Intuit Partners With Square for Easy Accounting Integration

Intuit Partners With Square for Easy Accounting Integration

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New service can save business owners the time and hassle of manually feeding accounting data into QuickBooks.
September 24, 2013 in Payments & Collections
PayPal Updates iPhone, Android Apps to Make Transactions Smoother and Faster

PayPal Updates iPhone, Android Apps to Make Transactions Smoother and Faster

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The revamped app comes with more payment options and social features, among others.
September 6, 2013 in Apps & Software
Past, Present and Future of Customer Payments (Infographic)

Past, Present and Future of Customer Payments (Infographic)

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From bartering to bitcoins, this fun graphic takes a look at the long evolution of how customers pay for what they want.
August 27, 2013 in Sales
Bitcoin Basics: What it Is and How it Works (Motiongraphic)

Bitcoin Basics: What it Is and How it Works (Motiongraphic)

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Virtual currency Bitcoin has been making headlines recently. Don't worry if you still don't know what it's all about. This motiongraphic breaks it down.
August 21, 2013 in News and Trends
10 States Without Sales Tax This Weekend

10 States Without Sales Tax This Weekend

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A look at how businesses can cash in on the upcoming sales-tax holidays around the U.S.
August 1, 2013 in Sales
The Future of Retail: Paying With Your Face?

The Future of Retail: Paying With Your Face?

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A Finnish company says it has developed a system that eliminates the need for cash or credit at check out. All it needs is a look at your face.
July 23, 2013 in News and Trends
Say What? PayPal Accidentally Credits Man $92 Quadrillion

Say What? PayPal Accidentally Credits Man $92 Quadrillion

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Accounting error makes Pennsylvania man the richest person on the planet -- if only for an instant.
July 17, 2013 in Payments & Collections
PayPal Goes Galactic, Moves to Cash In on Space Payments

PayPal Goes Galactic, Moves to Cash In on Space Payments

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PayPal plans to go where no payment processor has gone before: space.
June 27, 2013 in Payments & Collections

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