Archive for January, 2006

Too much of a good thing?

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

When PayPal begins to sell Verisign’s Payflow Pro and Payflow Link products sometime this Spring, they’re going to face some interesting challenges. It’s hard enough to effectively communicate the difference between PayPal’s Website Payments Pro product, and PayPal Standard. Come Spring, if PayPal plans to offer the two Verisign products side by side with the […]


Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

A friend of mine recently asked me to have a chat with Chuck Groom, one of the creators of a new service called Billmonk. When Chuck first began to explain his business to me, I’ll admit, it took me a few minutes to decide if this was an original concept, or just PayPal’s “group […]

Look out PayPal, here comes Paychest

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

An entity called MLON Ventures is acquiring a 60% stake in Paychest, the self-proclaimed “one of a kind 3rd party payment system”. If you’re not familiar with Paychest, you can review the product functionality they plan to offer, as well as their business strategy for competing with PayPal, on this impressive website.
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