Disruptive TechnologyPayments

Sezzle Announces Entry into Canadian Market with Disruptive Payment Solution

Payment innovator, which enables consumers to spread purchases over four installments with no interest, is kicking off its Canada launch with a partnership with Kappa Sportswear TORONTO–Sezzle, Inc., the highest consumer-rated installment payment solution, announced today that its platform is now available to Canadian shoppers at thousands of online stores, …

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Disruptive TechnologyPayments

Commentary: Why Merging Cryptocurrency With Today’s Payment Platforms Should Generate Rising Revenue Streams

FinancialNewsMedia Report Palm Beach FL–A report by McKinsey & Company on global banking, projected that global payment market revenues are poised to approach $3 Trillion by 2023. As cryptocurrency payment platforms become more common… that number should rise… but the purveyors of traditional payment methods may have to get over …

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Disruptive TechnologyMobile MarketingRetail

McDonald’s Canada is first Quick Service Restaurant in Canada to launch nationwide on Google Assistant-powered smart speakers, smartphones

LivePerson helps McDonald’s Canada launch conversational commerce on Google Assistant LivePerson conversational commerce solutions is powering a new conversational service for McDonald’s Canada that is now available to all Google Assistant-powered smartphone and smart speaker users in Canada. This new offering, the McDonald’s Action on Google Assistant — the first …

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Disruptive TechnologyE-commerceIndustry Trends

Airlines are about to become cross-selling marketing machines

Investment expands 777’s presence in the aviation sector, while enabling Air Black Box to broaden its travel connection capabilities for global airlines, airports and other travel brands Air Black Box—the first global travel technology company founded to solve the complexities of cross-selling products and services within the aviation sector—has been …

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Disruptive TechnologyFinancial Services

National Bank Insurance partners with Breathe Life to redefine the purchase of life insurance

MONTREAL–National Bank Insurance announces today a partnership with Breathe Life, a leading Canadian InsurTech specialized in developing direct online insurance distribution solutions. This alliance will accelerate the availability of more secure and frictionless life insurance products to consumers directly online. Designed by Breathe Life and offered via a network of …

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Customer ServiceDisruptive Technology

New speech technology allows apps to prevent fraud, safeguard privacy, improve customer experience

Voci Technologies, a leading speech analytics platform provider for enterprises, today launched a unique solution that empowers users to leverage voice biometric technology however they choose – from passive verification to active authentication. The solution, which features an open application programming interface (API) for custom development, stands apart by making …

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Disruptive TechnologyIndustry Trends

Canadian marketers not keeping pace with disruption, according to study

Traditional tactics prove hard to abandon despite a radically altered environment TORONTO–New research shows that Canadian marketers have been slow to respond to new business and brand reputation realities. According to new data from CMO Lab, a joint research project from APEX Public Relations, ruckus Digital and Maru/Blue, more than …

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Disruptive TechnologyMay 2018 Issue

Profiting from sponsored content platforms

By Jerrid Grimm         The key to advertising success has always been to tell great stories. And in recent years, many companies have translated this into developing sponsored content. In fact, 30% of global ad spending is set to be invested in native content by 2020, according to a …

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Disruptive TechnologyMay 2018 Issue

Transforming visual communications with responsive design advances

By Paul Vincent The release of the first iPhone in 2008 and iPad in 2010 sparked massive growth in smartphone and tablet usage. This left web designers with a major challenge. Websites were designed for desktop, often with a one-size-fits-all approach. How would web design adapt to these new smaller …

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Disruptive TechnologyMay 2018 Issue

Revolutionizing marketing with merging Big Data, AI and blockchain

Disruptive transparency-driven “democratized data” methodologies promise more accurate, accessible and economical direct marketing By Adam Mittelberg One of the biggest challenges marketers face is customer acquisition and retention. The key to both strategies is possessing the critical data that can help communicate effectively with the highest qualified contact possible and …

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