The Rise of Mobile P2P Payments

With the increasing use of mobile devices among global consumers, mobile peer-to-peer (P2P) payments are set to be the next big thing in the areas of fintech and banking. Consumers are getting increasingly accustomed to using their mobiles to handle most of their daily lives. Logically, they now demand this same flexibility and freedom from [...]

Partnerships in Payment: An Interview with Jan-Oliver Stück

Today’s businesses are demanding a wider variety of payment possibilities to meet customers’ needs. Therefore, payment companies need to react to these changes and be ready to offer each online business just the right payment solution. To avoid building this solution from scratch, they form partnerships. Partnerships can be formed between different entities: payment providers, [...]

New Look and Feel: Welcome optile’s Updated Brand Logo

The market is always undergoing a process of continuous evolution: customers’ expectations are changing, new business models keep emerging, and technologies revolutionize the way we manage various processes. And so, optile, an innovation-driven payment company, continues to undergo constant development –not only regarding the everyday improvement of its intelligent solution, but also in terms of [...]

Conversational Commerce: Chatbots & Virtual Assistants in the Payment Landscape

Retail brands constantly look for ways to make their shopping and payment experience more convenient for customers. With the increasing importance of mobile commerce among younger shopping generations and the rapidly developing artificial intelligence (AI) technology, conversational commerce, a new tool in the e-commerce field, has been born. Let’s imagine: you want to purchase a [...]

The Internet of Things (IoT) in Payment

It is estimated that, by 2020, approximately 20.4 billion connected devices will be in use around the world, all interacting with one another in a Big Data sharing network, which has become known as the Internet of Things (IoT). The idea behind the IoT is to create an interactive web of connected devices that can [...]