Robert McKinley, Senior Analyst/Editor Robert McKinley is an analyst of the payments industry on a daily basis for 32 years covering payment cards and payment systems from both the business side and the consumer side. McKinley is the retired founder and chief executive of RAM Research, CardWeb and CardTrak. In his prior position, McKinley has participated in more than 10,000 documented news media interviews, testified as an expert witness in two separate $billion+ U.S. anti-trust trials, testified before the U.S. Congress, assisted the GAO with paymentsIMG_2006 (1).jpeg reports, chaired numerous business conferences and provided C-Suite opinion to a multitude of Fortune 500 companies. In retirement, he has continued developing and funding digital media assets as well as contributing payments related analysis/content to a broad list of online publishers, including CardFlash, CardTrak and CardData. McKinley is also a national certified mentor with the non-profit SCORE organization with a focus on assisting Fintech startups. www.robert-mckinley.com

Mozido + CorFire

Mozido has finalized the acquisition of digital commerce company, CorFire, with Mozido owning 80% of the company. Through this acquisition, Mozido increased its capabilities by incorporating CorFire’s technology platform and blue chip customer base including many of the largest mobile network operators (MNOs) around the world collectively serving more than 1.5B subscribers.

YellowPepper LAC

YellowPepper, Latin America’s leading Mobile Payment and Banking solutions provider, announced the latest development in expanding their mobile payment footprint in Latin America. YellowPepper will increase its existing reach through a new partnership in Latin America with the largest financial group in Colombia, Grupo Aval (Banco de Bogota, Banco de Occidente, Banco Popular and Banco AV Villas), powering their Aval Pay offering.

Creditcall & Gravity Payments

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Creditcall, the EMV-ready payment gateway and EMV migration specialist, has partnered with trusted credit card processing and financial services company Gravity Payments to simplify and speed up the EMV migration process for ISVs, VARs, and developers. With the October 1st Liability Shift looming, the integration of Creditcall’s ChipDNA EMV SDKs for…