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 […]

What’s the future of money? Richardson’s Modo is connecting the dots

Bruce Parker’s obsession is an invisible technology that you use each day, but rarely think about: payment systems that shuffle money around after you swipe your credit card, reimburse your friend through an app or make an online purchase. Parker — a self-described payments geek — is the founder and CEO of ModoPayments. That’s short […]

ModoNaut Takeover of the Money20/20 Hackathon

We are just now getting back to reality after our 24-hour whirlwind experience as sponsors at the Money20/20 Hackathon in Vegas. This was our FOURTH year as hackathon sponsors, and it was ~spacetastically awesome~. One of the main reasons the hackathon was so intergalactic was that we all wore matching orange space suits to the […]

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