How the Payment Facilitator Model Is Designed to Protect Merchants

For years, small merchants were underserved by the payments system. In recent years, more and more types of providers have arisen to bridge this gap.
But not all options are created equal when it comes to protecting merchants and the payments system overall. And this can have important implications for the businesses served.

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MINDBODY Invests in Fitt Wellness Platform

Further raising its profile within the global health and wellness space, MINDBODY has made a strategic investment in Fitt, a location-based healthy living platform that helps users find nearby fitness studios, restaurants, outdoor adventures, and events.

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Building the Next Amazing Marketplace? Your Top Five Payment API Must-Haves

If you’re familiar with payment facilitation, chances are that you’re already savvy about payments. As a payment facilitator, you become a “mini-acquirer,” managing your own community of merchants.

Payment facilitation can be critical to enabling new business models, but for developers it can present gnarly technical challenges. The top five “must-haves” for payment facilitator APIs are described below.

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