Trip Down South (by Southwest)

The #paymentsgeeks are now just a little bit more hip from our time at South by Southwest. We ate tacos, checked out concerts, and wore jean jackets basically the entire trip. Oh yeah, except for the time when we were rocking it at the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Showcase. We got to talk to attendees about […]

And The Payments And Commerce Innovation Winners Are…

Okay, so maybe payments and commerce can look a little strange from the outside in — but last night’s awards were decided by the votes of all the participants’ peers, our panel of judges and more than 20,000 readers. From hundreds of submissions, the winners for 14 Innovation Award prize categories were drawn, including […]

Scenes from SXSW: From a giant buffalo to a tech-friendly tiny home

Competing with a marijuana app The team of Richardson-based financial technology startup ModoPayments knew it had a challenge on its hands Sunday.  “For crying out loud, we’re right next to a weed company,” said Scott Gamble, Modo’s head of marketing. The startup is one of five “New Economy” finalists in the SXSW Interactive Innovations Awards. Unlike the other contenders, however, Modo’s clients […]

Modo Named Finalist in Innovator Awards

Modo is a finalist in the Innovator Awards for the “Most Invisible Innovation” category. We are proud to be behind-the-scenes powering innovations for payments giants like Klarna, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, FIS Global, and Verifone. And we don’t mind being good at being invisible. It’s how we got through High School and turned into the #paymentsgeeks we […]