As previously communicated through various channels, AcceptEmail BV is since the end of February part of the Serrala Group. You can read the press release here. In the meantime we ourselves already got used to the transition which entailed amongst others a change of our own blue color logo and house style towards the Serrala ruby.
11 banks and corporates with 14 diverse payments challenges, taken on by 26 fintechs with many Worldline assets at their disposal. This was the e-payments challenge organized by Worldline this summer, culminating in a two-day hackathon in Frankfurt mid-September.
Showcasing innovation to insurance companies is easier said than done. But living through the experience resulted in valuable feedback on what decision makers are (not) looking for.
Insurance companies understand what needs to happen. They really know which way the many winds are blowing, are retrofitting their ships to catch those winds… only to find that the ship is still slow to move. For every cool startup pilot and board-empowered cross-functional customer-centric Agile team there are stakeholders to convince and legacy systems to cure or kill. Such is life aboard large ships, some say – at least we’re moving in the right direction. But others have found a trick to pick up speed. And it’s a simple trick: standardize on stuff that works.
The 5th Annual Women in Payments Symposium took place on September 20&21 at the Arcadian Court in Toronto. The theme this year was focused on Innovation in Payments. In attendance from AcceptEmail was Melanie Barteaux, Business Development Manager in Canada. Melanie participated in the panel discussion on Innovation in Payments.