PYMNTS.com: How Airline Loyalty Points Work As Currency

Modo recently announced their partnership with Etihad Airways to turn their Etihad Guest loyalty points into a currency. The solution was a part of the Fintech Innovation Challenge in Abu Dhabi. PYMNTS spoke with us about our solution and dove into how it can work for merchants all around the globe. Read the full interview […]

Modo Partners with Etihad Airways to Co-Create Loyalty Solution as part of the FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge

DALLAS, Aug. 28, 2018 — Modo, the payments technology startup focused on creating interoperability between payment systems, today announced their partnership with the leading international airlines of the UAE, Etihad Airways, to co-create a unique loyalty solution for the airline industry as part of the FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge (the Innovation Challenge). The annual Innovation Challenge, an […]

FinTech Firms On The New FinTech Charter

Modo CEO, Bruce Parker, spoke with PYMNTS about the recent US Department of Treasury report on supporting FinTech growth and innovation in the States.  Getting bogged down in a maze or taking unnecessary risks — the current climate for FinTech in the United States often leaves players with only those two stark choices, according to […]

Money20/20 Session: Corporates + Startups = Innovation

Some of our favorite #paymentsgeeks Bruce Parker, Founder & CEO of Modo, and Amy Neale from Mastercard took the Money20/20 Europe stage to speak on the importance of collaboration between startups and corporates. Amy is leading the charge for Mastercard’s very successful Start Path program that works with later stage startups. Modo was selected by […]

Modo Strikes An Innovation Balance

Article featured in PYMNTS.com    Payments has a balancing problem, according to Modo CPO Matthew Leavenworth. There are two forces at odds, said Leavenworth: The growth of new ideas, entrants and true innovation in payments versus existing legacy systems — which often still function as designed, he noted, and weren’t cheap to implement. “People have made investments […]

Alliance Data To Create Loyalty, Checkout Events Via Modo’s Payment Service

By PYMNTS.com Modo and Alliance Data’s Columbus, Ohio-based credit card services business announced news on Monday (Oct. 23) that they have inked a new partnership. Alliance Data can now create loyalty programs and checkout events using Modo’s cloud-based payment event service. In a press release, Modo stated that via its payment events service, it securely and fairly conducts […]

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 PYMNTS.com readers. From hundreds of submissions, the winners for 14 Innovation Award prize categories were drawn, including […]

Modo Named Finalist in PYMNTS.com Innovator Awards

Modo is a finalist in the PYMNTS.com 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 […]

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