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Uber Is Launching ‘Uber Money,’ a Financial Services Team That Could Help It Save Money and Pay Drivers More Quickly

Uber Is Launching ‘Uber Money,’ a Financial Services Team That Could Help It Save Money and Pay Drivers More Quickly

Uber has launched Uber Money, a program focused on financial services like payments and banking. Peter Hazelhurst, head of the division, told CNBC that the company would eventually like to offer consumer bank accounts, too.

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Big Tech, Disruption and Trust: Can Uber Cross Over From Mobility to Money?

Big Tech, Disruption and Trust: Can Uber Cross Over From Mobility to Money?

Sept. 24, 2019 By Monica Eaton-Cardone, co-founder and COO, Chargebacks 911 Uber is a major force in the tech industry. Despite consistently operating in the red, the company commands more than 70% of the U.S. rideshare market and reached an $82 billion valuation at the time of their initial public offering earlier this year.

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Uber Has Surveyed Some Drivers on Small Loans, Suggesting Financial Products Are Coming

Uber Has Surveyed Some Drivers on Small Loans, Suggesting Financial Products Are Coming

Back in June Uber went on a hiring spree in New York, hiring at least 100 fintech-oriented tech workers to ostensibly look at creating products to increase loyalty and engagement among users and drivers, including things like banking. Cue a flurry of speculation.

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Why Uber, Grab Are Taking Bigger Steps Into Fintech

Why Uber, Grab Are Taking Bigger Steps Into Fintech

More in Ride-sharing heavyweights Uber and Grab built their markets by making payments seamless, and their expansion plans are similarly hooked into improving payments and other financial services.

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Fintechs Push to Get Out of the Shadow of Uber, Amazon

Fintechs Push to Get Out of the Shadow of Uber, Amazon

Uber and Amazon aren’t payment processors, banks or card companies. But both companies loom as threats and trendsetters for companies that squarely are in financial technology.

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Uber’s ‘Pay With Venmo’ Signals the Slow Death of Traditional POS

Uber’s ‘Pay With Venmo’ Signals the Slow Death of Traditional POS

On the heels of the industry’s transition to chip card technology in the U.S. and intense competition from upstarts like Square, Poynt and Clover, point of sale card readers have struggled to remain relevant.

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What Innovators Can Learn From Uber Cash

What Innovators Can Learn From Uber Cash

Long before innovators began talking about the power of ecosystems to transform commerce, scientists spent centuries studying them under microscopes in their labs. Biologists wanted to better understand how to keep the human body’s ecosystems from being devastated by disease, so humans could live longer, healthier lives.

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Uber’s Newest Project? Reinventing Its Payments Experience

Uber’s Newest Project? Reinventing Its Payments Experience

The transportation company that innovated payments by delivering the Uber experience is at it again – this time, by making it easier and more rewarding for its users to pay for products and services inside its growing ecosystem. Uber Cash launched today (Sept.

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