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2015 Digital Commerce Predictions

Posted on January 28th, 2015 by

Anyone can make a prediction. Few, however, are willing to stick with it over the long haul, especially when the unforeseen can send things sideways. So, when Silicon Angle approached us about participating in their second annual Technology Predictions, we wanted to make sure that whatever we put forth was grounded in the things that we see from our clients on a daily basis and thus more likely to stand up over time. […]

Back to School TIP: Top 10 Myths of Payment Processors

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

It’s September, which means, summer’s officially over and everyone’s going back to school, and back to school shopping means lots and lots of commerce.

But just as every calculator isn’t a scientific calculator, neither is every payment processor a digital commerce provider.  The problem is, when the packaging looks the same, called the same thing and they both claim to provide the same functionality – how do you tell the difference?

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It’s Time to Graduate from PayPal

Posted on May 13th, 2014 by

Ahhh, it’s that time of year again. Diplomas are being rolled, commencement speeches are being written, caps with tassels are being tossed, and the sound of Pomp and Circumstance is filling the air – graduation time is upon us. Graduation – the intersection of education and anticipation – where individuals take all that they’ve learned and apply it towards their next endeavor – it isn’t just for students. Companies graduate too. […]

Meet Avangate at CeBIT 2014

Posted on March 11th, 2014 by

Once again, Avangate will be exhibiting at CeBIT, demonstrating its continued commitment to the global software industry. CeBIT is Germany’s premiere software conference and a highly influential international event, and Avangate will exhibit in Booth K18 in Hall 6 from March 10-14. […]

Why Are Big Companies Like Yahoo Hungry For Commerce Startups Like Lexity?

Posted on August 19th, 2013 by

I had a recent conversation on all the recent M&A activity around this increasingly interesting thing, “Commerce.”  The conversation was a familiar one – with most companies I speak with thinking that commerce is a “done” technology, the question at hand was what is going on with Yahoo’s recent acquisition of commerce company, Lexity.  One thing that we agreed upon during our conversation – Lexity’s acquisition illustrates the rapidly growing need across B2C and B2B companies to leverage the wealth of available customer data (commerce, social, loyalty, etc.), engage via compelling online / self-service experiences, and ultimately turn engagement into commerce-driven revenue. […]