All articles by Jane Cooper

Jane Cooper

Disillusionment threatens to sour blockchain hype for corporates

Claims that blockchain will revolutionise financial services have seen a rush by banks and venture capitalists to invest in the technology. The excitement, however, is expected to wane as the industry realises that “opportunity up close looks like hard work”. Jane Cooper reports

Thinking beyond the box

The payments industry is full of good ideas, but taking those ideas into the real world can often be difficult, particularly when implementing those innovations means significant changes to existing infrastructure. So, asks Jane Cooper, could mobile payments innovation drive traditional banking infrastructure forward?

Making cents out of micropayments

As the internet becomes an increasingly popular place to spend money, Jane Cooper looks atthe difficulties faced by companies trying to find a consumer-friendly way of making low-value,cashless payments work online.