PayPal Looks Ahead: Six Predictions for 2014
PayPal Looks Ahead: Six Predictions for 2014
/ December 11, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Prediction lists are everywhere this time of year and they often have more to do with sounding clever than sharing insight. So I hesitated last year when a colleague encouraged me to blog about key trends to watch for in the payments industry in 2013. In the end, though, I had a lot of fun…

PayPal to Acquire Braintree
PayPal to Acquire Braintree
/ September 26, 2013 0 COMMENTS

I came to PayPal and eBay Inc. in 2011 via the acquisition of Zong because it offered the best opportunity to achieve the goal I’ve been working toward for more than 15 years: to use the power of digital technology to transform the world of payments. I’ve always believed that if we can make transactions…

PayPal Beacon: Finally an Easier Way to Pay in Stores Than Swiping a Credit Card
PayPal Beacon: Finally an Easier Way to Pay in Stores Than Swiping a Credit Card
/ September 9, 2013 0 COMMENTS

At PayPal, we’re passionate about opportunities to bring greater convenience, value, and fun to people’s lives by building beautiful products that make the payment part of shopping simpler, faster, and a whole lot richer. The new PayPal app is a great example of how we’re helping to solve everyday problems that consumers and merchants struggle with today,…

What People Want: To Lose Their Wallets
What People Want: To Lose Their Wallets
/ May 22, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Last week, I posted about “losing our wallets” and the enormous opportunity in front of us to use technology to bring a new and better experience to consumers with regards to shopping and paying for things. But we wanted to go a step further. We wanted to know what people really thought about the prospect of ditching…

PayPal President: Let’s Lose Our Wallets
PayPal President: Let’s Lose Our Wallets
/ May 14, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Every day the noise about “mobile wallets” gets louder in this industry. It’s certainly a great catch phrase and makes for an easy headline, but what are we really talking about? A mobile wallet … a digital wallet … a cloud wallet …. or whatever you want to call it … is really just another way to store your money and pay for…

David Marcus