When Credit Card Companies Can’t Process Hyperlocal Risk

If you are working with merchants in any capacity and processing payments for them, then you can probably expect credit card processors to give you a hard time. They might accept your account and then shut you down, or charge you prohibitive fees and cap the amount you can process, stifling growth…

Lucky Ant Launches, Extending Kickstarter-style Crowdfunding to Local Merchants

The hyperlocal funding platform, launched earlier today, gives small businesses a way to raise money from the communities around them for specific improvement projects — while simultaneously forging deeper bonds with customers and promoting loyalty…