Today, in the connected economy, American Express is filing trademark applications that suggest it might be ready to join companies like McDonalds and CVS in the metaverse.
Additionally, Visa and CloudPay are teaming up to help people get paid faster, and FinTech and bank holding company Green Dot Corporation are turning to Plaid to offer open financing solutions to Green Dot’s GO2bank customers. .
Marks suggest Amex is heading to the metaverse
Although he hasn’t said anything concrete about his plans, a series of trademark applications filed by American Express suggest he may be preparing to move into the Metaverse.
The applications show that Amex wants to trademark its logo and items such as the Centurion black card and the “Shop Small” program.
Additionally, the company said it wants to make virtual payments and electronic commerce transactions for digital media and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
CloudPay, Visa partner for faster payroll cycles
Global payment provider CloudPay is working with Visa to reduce payroll payment cycles from two to three days to seconds.
The two companies say the digital payment approach makes payroll payments to employee credit or debit cards using Visa’s real-time push payment platform, Visa Direct. Transactions are made with Visa Direct to any 16-digit debit or credit card number, for employees who don’t want money sent to their bank account.
Green Dot partners with Plaid for extended GO2banking
FinTech and bank holding company Green Dot Corporation have joined forces with payment authentication gateway Plaid to provide secure and open funding solutions to Green Dot’s GO2bank customers.
GO2bank, GreenDot’s flagship digital bank, was launched last year to make financial services accessible to everyone, especially those locked out of traditional banking services due to low income, bad credit or poor credit history. credit. It was also designed to meet the needs of gig workers, people living paycheck to paycheque, and small business owners.
Baselane Intros Financial Management Platform for Owners
Baselane, an end-to-end financial platform for property owners and investors, has launched an expansion of its services to offer fully integrated banking services tailored to the specific needs of client properties.
Working with Blue Ridge Bank NA, Baselane has expanded its offerings so owners can now open and manage multiple bank accounts and simplify the financial management of their properties. Owners can also create custom accounts and automatically flag accounting transactions for a particular property or unit.