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Electronic Payments from Start to Fintech at TRANSACT 2019: pt 4

Posted by Brandes Elitch on Mon, Jun 03, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

“Today is the slowest technology will be in our lifetime,” said Xerox President and COO Steve Bandrowczak in a Corporate Board Member article. “The pace of change will accelerate and leadership skills and leading through change are going to create a tremendous amount of winners and losers.”

His observation about speed should hold true in places where electricity and internet connections are commonplace while his insights on leadership sound like a corporate application of natural selection.

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Tags: Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

Electronic Payments from Start to Fintech at TRANSACT 2019: pt 3

Posted by Brandes Elitch on Wed, May 29, 2019 @ 01:54 PM

Did you ever wonder what happens when you use your credit card at a merchant to buy goods or services? If you’re like most people, you probably never give these type of electronic payments a second thought. You just know that everything happens magically and instantly as you insert your chip in the reader or swipe the card, or enter the card information into the merchant’s online payment gateway.

The next time you see it is when you get the bill from your card issuing bank a few weeks later. There is a lot going on behind the scenes, and it is pretty interesting how it all works. Here is a high level view of that process, but first a little background.

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Tags: Electronic Transactions Association (ETA)

Electronic Payments from Start to Fintech at TRANSACT 2019: pt 2

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

“TRANSACT is the one show focused solely on the business of payments technology,” states its producer, the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the world’s largest payments industry trade group. Payments technology, however, is not the only focus. There are no less than 11 opportunities for electronic payments experts to socialize with peers, vendors and organizers over food and beverages.

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Tags: Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), Events / Conferences

Electronic Payments from Start to Fintech at TRANSACT 2019: Pt 1

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Wed, Mar 27, 2019 @ 09:47 AM

TRANSACT 2019 is where professionals working in electronic payments want to be. ETA, the leading organization in electronic payments, presents its annual conference April 30 to May 2 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The event features three-plus days of seminar sessions, keynote presentations by leaders in payments technology, an exhibit hall, and networking events such as business luncheons and dinners, galas and awards presentations, and a golf tournament.

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Tags: Electronic Transactions Association (ETA)

Inside ETA’s 2017 TRANSACT Conference: Background and Benefits

Posted by Brandes Elitch on Thu, Apr 13, 2017 @ 09:58 AM

If you’re reading the CrossCheck blog, you’re undoubtedly interested in what’s happening in the payments industry and may be attending TRANSACT 17, the mega trade event produced by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA). CrossCheck’s Partner & ISO Relations department will be behind booth 924 to discuss lifetime residuals for ISOs, our most popular merchant programs, and Focus, our desktop app that places merchants one click away from check guarantee services.

Those of us who have been here for a while tend to forget there are many new entrants every year: new merchant-level salespeople and independent sales organizations (ISOs), new vendors, new payment platforms and new hardware manufacturers — it’s a busy place!

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Tags: Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), Brandes Elitch, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

CrossCheck Exhibiting at ETA's Transact16

Posted by Brandes Elitch on Fri, Mar 18, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Every April, the Electronic Transactions Association, known as the ETA, holds its annual conference. This is the Main Event for people working in the payments industry. You can see the agenda at the Transact16 conference website and register to attend. The show is typically held in Las Vegas every other year, and this year it returns to Mandalay Bay April 19-21. Last year it was in our backyard, San Francisco. It is the ultimate networking opportunity for anyone in what used to be called the credit card industry, but also has multiple seminars on current topics in “Payments,” as well as a very large trade show floor, which is challenging to cover in depth in the time available. 

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Tags: Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), Brandes Elitch, Dave Siembieda, CrossCheck

Five Part Preview to the ETA Transact 2015 Tradeshow

Posted by Tom Lombardo on Wed, Feb 18, 2015 @ 12:00 PM


See us at Transact 15, Booth 1002

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Tags: Electronic Transactions Association (ETA)

ETA's Transact 15 in San Francisco - CrossCheck Will be There!

Posted by Tom Lombardo on Fri, Feb 06, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

CrossCheck is Exhibiting at ETA's Transact 15, Booth 1002 at
the Moscone Center in San Francisco, March 31st - April 2nd

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Tags: Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), CrossCheck

CrossCheck at ETA 2014

Posted by Andrew Donahey on Mon, Mar 24, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

CrossCheck will be attending the Electronic Transactions Association - Transact 14 - Annual Meeting & Expo on April 8 - 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada at  Booth 632.

CrossCheck attendees are Dave Siembieda - President and Chief Executive Officer, Chris Schumacher - Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Tiffany Lucas - Senior Vice President of Product Development, Travis Powers - Vice President of Partner Acquisition, Shane Miller - Vice President of Information Services, Brandes Elitch - Director of Partner Acquisitions, and Todd Little - National Sales Trainer.

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Tags: Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), Chris Schumacher, Brandes Elitch, Dave Siembieda, CrossCheck

Stay Informed with These Sites in the Payment Industry

Posted by Kris Coughtry on Tue, Jun 18, 2013 @ 10:05 AM

Staying current in the payments industry is a challenge. Blink and there's a new digital wallet or app on the market. New inventions, associations, regulations and software innovations are emerging at lightning speed. Move too fast, you might invest in the wrong technology, move too slowly, you could be stuck with yesterday’s equipment and obsolescence. What’s a payment provider (or business who works with one) to do? Here are a few suggestions that can keep you in the know rather than in the dark.

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Tags: Electronic Transactions Association (ETA)