The Prepaid Press - Where Prepaid Converges
Financial Mobility - Where Financial Services, Prepaid and Mobile App Converge
The Prepaid Press Expo
Aug 04, 2015

Digital and Mobile Payments Evolve

As PayPal Goes Independent

Arlene Hauben

Remember when eBay acquired PayPal in 2002? The partnership was celebrated by eBay sellers because it enabled eBay buyers to pay online for goods they won in auction. Executives at eBay said they hoped acquiring PayPal would make the trading site faster, easier and safer and give eBay a significant chunk of e-commerce action it was missing out on.

IDT Mobile Ad


Aug 03, 2015

Alternative Lending Models

Targeting Underserved Markets

Arlene Hauben

Traditional underwriting models focus on credit score and one's debt-to-income ratio as determining factors; however, start-up lending companies, such as Lending Club, ZestFinance, and LendUp, have created alternative financing models that target vertical markets.

Jul 22, 2015

Five Minutes with Joseph Ram

Founder and CEO of InfoSonics

Ed McKinley

San Diego-based InfoSonics Corp. is manufacturing millions of verykool wireless phones each year and achieving 30 percent annual growth. Joseph Ram, Founder and CEO, sat down recently to talk about the company.

The Prepaid Press Expo
Jul 22, 2015

A Means to Financial Inclusion

How We Benefit from Prepaid

Arlene Hauben

Prepaid has opened up many opportunities for the unbanked and immigrants, providing them with a vehicle to load funds, gain easy access to savings and pay, and transfer money. Besides the many benefits of using prepaid services, it is a way for immigrants and others to send money home or to other destinations.

Jul 20, 2015

Company Review


Arlene Hauben

A prepaid long distance provider with a strong online presence, offering virtual phone cards worldwide and the physical distribution of prepaid phone cards in the US.

Jul 08, 2015

30 Days and Counting

Join Us at tppEXPO This August

Robin Tobias

Here we are again, now embarking on our eighth successful year of The Prepaid Press Expo, August 11-13, at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas. Time flies when you enjoy what you do, and based on all of our repeat Sponsors and Exhibitors this year, it seems you all enjoy this business as much as we do. Or, at least you enjoy coming to tppEXPO in Vegas.

Jul 07, 2015

Ding Merges with iSend

New Entity Wants Universal Reach

Ed McKinley

The merger of two international phone top-up companies is extending their reach to most emerging markets, thus assuring customers that wherever they find themselves they’ll probably still have easy, affordable access to cell phone communication with friends and family.