Data security is a hot topic for business owners and customers alike. No one wants their credit card information in the hands of a criminal, and no business wants to be the one that put it there. Don’t worry, it’s not as painful as it sounds. Here’s how to stay PCI compliant without going crazy.
If you’re looking for some new goals in 2018, why not make 2018 the year you really invest in technology for your business? We’re talking about investing in the technology that’s going to revolutionize the way you do business. Here are five tech opportunities you need to consider this year.
It’s been a big year for the financial industry! From Bitcoin making itself known to the high-profile Equifax breach, there have been many highs and lows. What can we expect going into 2018? In this article we’ll take a look at four emerging trends that will have a big impact on our industry next year.
Bitcoin is all the rage right now (just like blockchain), but how many entrepreneurs really know what it is? Simply put, bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that isn’t regulated or owned by any one country or bank. We’ve gathered the top facts you should know to get a deeper understanding of this cryptocurrency.
“Blockchain” is one of the hottest buzzwords in tech this year, and it’s on its way to disrupting numerous industries. Most notably, banks and other financial institutions are starting to show interest. The financial services industry is notoriously slow to innovate so this is a big deal.
Accepting credit card payments is a straightforward process for most brick-and-mortar businesses – purchase a countertop or mobile credit card terminal and swipe away. Ecommerce stores require a payment gateway and a shopping cart instead of the physical terminal. What about businesses that don’t fit neatly into either category? A virtual terminal may be the answer.
Congratulations, new business owner! You’ve taken the plunge and launched your very own startup. There’s a lot going on and a thousand things to think about, but this is actually a great time to be starting a brand-new company. Here are three big struggles entrepreneurs face, and the technology solutions that will help you succeed.
A payment gateway is an important part of a credit card transaction. There’s no shortage of options available, but unfortunately many gateways limit your flexibility to choose which payment processor you will work with or which terminal you will use. An agnostic gateway (like 360’s Velox solution) is the way to go.
Unless you sell your products and services totally online, you’re going to need a credit card terminal to process transactions. You’ll likely be faced with the choice to buy or lease. Hefty upfront costs could tempt you in the direction of leasing, but don’t be fooled. Leasing a terminal isn’t the right answer – here’s why.
More and more shopping is taking place online, and entrepreneurs are itching to get a piece of the action. Looking for ideas on how to launch the perfect online business? You’ve come to the right place.