How Banks Should Respond to the New Players in Payments March 10, 2014New challengers are proving that banks don’t have all the answers to solving problems in payments, so what should (or can) banks do about them? Barclays Kicks Off Fintech Startup Accelerator December 09, 2013The bank announced a new startup accelerator next year, the first of six it plans to launch over the next three years. Starbucks Teams Up With Square to Offer New Payments Options at Locations August 08, 2012Starbucks will now use Square to process credit and debit card transactions at its U.S. stores as part of a new partnership between the two companies. Silicon Valley Bank Seeks UK Branch License June 01, 2010Santa Clara, Calif.-based Silicon Valley Bank ($12.5 billion in assets) announced Tuesday it is seeking regulatory approval to open a full commercial banking branch in London. Fiserv Acquisition of Checkfree Expands its Core Offering August 06, 2007The recent deal between Fiserv and CheckFree changes the core systems and online payment landscape. Sleeping With the Enemy February 26, 2006For banks, technology is a weapon that can cut both ways when competing with nonbanks. Lost Data Tapes Likely To Be Costly for Citi June 29, 2005Expenses include customer outreach and remediation, legal defense, and new storage architectures. The Citi Sleeps June 07, 2005Financial services firms are taking lessons from CitiFinancial and other data breaches to prevent them from occurring again. Keep on Lendin’, Good Buddy June 01, 2005UPS Capital provides fast-track lending to small and medium-sized businesses. SVPCO Adds Upstate New York to Expanding Network March 15, 2005Upstate N.Y. banks can use consistent rules and procedures to exchange across SVPCO settlement network. Space At The Table: Banks seek a niche in the evolving B2B exchange marketplace February 04, 2002First International Bank early last year signed partnerships with several B2B exchanges.