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Todd Ablowitz Payments Industry Expert Double Diamond Group Payment Facilitator Videos

Todd Ablowitz Payments Industry Expert Double Diamond Group Payment Facilitator Videos

Todd Ablowitz Payments Industry Expert Double Diamond Group Payment Facilitator Videos

Payment facilitator expert Todd Ablowitz speaking at a recent conference on one of the reasons the payment facilitator model is so successful – software companies know their customers! Discover…

Verticals Where the PF Model is Seeing Success

How Does the PF Model Affect the Payment Brands?

Does the PF Model Require an ISV to be a Certain Size?

What the Future of the Payment Facilitator Ecosystem Look Like?

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Why the Payment Facilitator Model is Better… ISVs Know Their Customers – Double Diamond Group

Why the Payment Facilitator Model is Better… ISVs Know Their Customers – Double Diamond Group

Payment facilitator expert Todd Ablowitz speaking at a recent conference on one of the reasons the payment facilitator model is so successful – software companies know their customers!

With a unique blend of experience, connections and know-how, Double Diamond Group helps payments industry clients solve their most critical business challenges.

“Double Diamond was essential in helping refine our portfolio company’s strategy and prioritizing its resources. Then, Todd and his team worked side by side with the management team to manage implementation and execution. The entire board was very pleased with the process and the results of our collaboration.” Carty Chock, Co-Founder and Partner, ClearPoint Investment Partners, (Worked with Double Diamond Group in a prior private equity firm)

Our clients range from venerable leaders to promising start-ups, and includes companies of all sizes and all markets, including processors, acquirers, ISOs, agents, vendors, suppliers, service providers, application developers, investors and merchants.

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What the Future of the Payment Facilitator Ecosystem Look Like? – Double Diamond Group

What the Future of the Payment Facilitator Ecosystem Look Like? – Double Diamond Group Payment Facilitator Business Consulting

Payment facilitator expert, Todd Ablowitz addresses the future of the payment facilitator ecosystem at a recent conference.

Double Diamond Group – Payment Facilitator Business – We Wrote The Book

Literally, we wrote the widely respected guidelines for PF best practices.

Over 15 years working directly with payment facilitators.

“When it comes to the Payment Facilitator model, very few people have the depth and breadth of knowledge and expertise as Double Diamond Group” – Chris Rhode, memberplanet

Over 150 companies from every region in the world have worked on their PF business with Double Diamond Group.

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How Does the PF Model Affect the Payment Brands? – Double Diamond Group Payment Facilitator Business

How Does the PF Model Affect the Payment Brands? – Double Diamond Group Payment Facilitator

The payment brands are an important component of the payments ecosystem. Todd Ablowitz, payment facilitator expert address how the payment brands are affected by the PF model.

 

Double Diamond Group Payment Facilitator Business

Cut through the nonsense – Double Diamond Group gets you to market quickly and securely by removing many of the complexities of launching a PF business.

Double Diamond Group leverages 15 years of experience and best practices to rapidly customize a program to meet your business need.

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Does the PF Model Require an ISV to be a Certain Size? – Double Diamond Group

Does the PF Model Require an ISV to be a Certain Size? – Double Diamond Group

Does size matter when becoming a payment facilitator? Todd Ablowitz, payment facilitator expert addresses that question at a recent conference.

 

Double Diamond Group empowers ISVs to successfully become payment facilitators.

“Working with Double Diamond Group and Rich Consulting definitely expedited our process of having a final set of policies by months if not years.” Daniel Wacker- Club Ready

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Verticals Where the PF Model is Seeing Success – Double Diamond Group

The payment facilitator model is having success in many verticals. Todd Ablowitz, payment facilitator expert provides the details at a recent conference.

Verticals Where the PF Model is Seeing Success – Double Diamond Group

 

Double Diamond Group will provide a thorough understanding of the Payment Facilitator space, industry best practices, and background knowledge of the payment facilitator market.

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Payment Facilitator Model Story of 2018/19 PF Expansion – Double Diamond Group

Payment Facilitator Model Story of 2018/19 PF Expansion – Double Diamond Group

Payment facilitator expert Todd Ablowitz opines on the expansion of the payment facilitator model at a recent conference.

 

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Over 150 companies from every region in the world have worked on their PF business with Double Diamond Group.

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Where Will The Payment Facilitator Model Expand And Why – Double Diamond Group

Where Will The Payment Facilitator Model Expand And Why – Double Diamond Group

Todd Ablowitz, payment facilitator expert speaks about the expansion of the payment facilitator model – the where and the why.

 

Whether you are a PSP or Payment Facilitator needing templated or customized underwriting and risk monitoring procedures, or an acquirer looking for a frictionless boarding solution, Double Diamond Group can lead you effectively and efficiently to the best decisions and the best results.

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INFINICEPT LAUNCHES UNDERWRITING ON DEMAND, PROVIDING INSTANT AUTOMATED MERCHANT UNDERWRITING FOR ANY PAYMENTS COMPANY

INFINICEPT LAUNCHES UNDERWRITING ON DEMAND, PROVIDING INSTANT AUTOMATED MERCHANT UNDERWRITING FOR ANY PAYMENTS COMPANY

INFINICEPT LAUNCHES UNDERWRITING ON DEMAND, PROVIDING INSTANT AUTOMATED MERCHANT UNDERWRITING FOR ANY PAYMENTS COMPANY

Fast, easy set-up. Designed to work right “out-of-the-box”

DENVER – April 16, 2018 – Infinicept, creators of the innovative, turnkey payments platform Payment Facilitator in a Box™, launches unprecedented underwriting on demand (UWoD) functionality, extending frictionless underwriting pioneered in the Payment Facilitator model to the entire merchant acquiring market.

The product functionality serves the entire merchant acquiring marketplace from merchant acquirers to financial institutions to marketplaces, payment facilitators, aggregators and ISOs. Organizations requiring instant automated merchant underwriting will enjoy the fast, easy set-up that works right out-of-the-box with minimal customization needed. This solution has been pre-configured and is backed by the payment industry’s best and most talented underwriting experts that collectively have over 75 years of experience. Leveraging this experience allows Infinicept customers to be set up for success with minimal effort.

Configurability Without Complexity

For those organizations that require more customized merchant underwriting, the UWoD functionality provides the ability to configure underwriting triggers that best serve their business model and risk appetite. Once the underwriting services are selected for each trigger, the user can set the result for each attribute based on their risk profile.

Any organization that underwrites merchants can leverage the full set of APIs and web hooks to integrate the underwriting on demand functionality directly into their own solution. The functionality is supported by an easy to use, all-inclusive dashboard as well as an intuitive manual review dashboard for those instances where human input is needed.

UWoD can be used alone or as part of the full suite of Infinicept solutions. The Infinicept platform is an artful technology solution that fully supports frictionless merchant acceptance, underwriting, boarding and back office operations with a series of automated modules that can be adapted to any vertical market. Its unique, agnostic framework allows organizations that support Payment Facilitators to easily integrate their platform with any sponsor, processor, gateway and/or CRM without starting from scratch.

“Underwriting on Demand is a true differentiator in the industry,” said Todd Ablowitz, Co-Founder and chief executive officer of Infinicept and payments consultancy Double Diamond Group. “The Payment Facilitator ecosystem is a $4.4 billion opportunity by 2021, and it is completely disrupting traditional ISOs and acquirers. PFs know that rapid onboarding is crucial for growth, yet underwriting is one of the functions you must get right. Underwriting on Demand provides that rare combination of a beautiful system out-of-the-box, while allowing just about anything to be configured. It really is the best of both worlds and best of all it is backed by the industry’s premier risk and compliance experts.”

“We started this for Payment Facilitators. We designed underwriting for the PFs that had triggers, meaning, at different processing levels or events, the PF was supposed to take different actions,” said Deana Rich, Infinicept co-founder and chief executive officer of Rich Consulting. “Infinicept mirrors that process. Once complete, what we realized was, EVERYONE needs triggered underwriting!”

About Infinicept
Infinicept, is a robust suite of automated services that collectively perform as an operational backbone for Payment Facilitators. Whether used as a fully integrated package, or a la carte, Infinicept makes it possible for Payment Facilitators to get up and running in weeks, not years. For more information visit www.infinicept.com.

Media Contact:
Greg Myers
Chief Marketing Office
greg@infinicept.com
(214) 738-0406

Double Diamond Group Leverages Decades of Experience and Best Practices to Simplify the Complex Process of Becoming a Payment Facilitator

Double Diamond Group Leverages Decades of Experience and Best Practices to Simplify the Complex Process of Becoming a Payment Facilitator

Double Diamond Group leverages decades of experience and best practices to simplify the complex process of becoming a payment facilitator.

“The DDG consulting team not only had the specialized experience we needed, they also quickly understood our business and had an appreciation for our customer base.” – Russ Jones, CFO for Shopify.

Todd Ablowitz is a respected industry leader with nearly 20 years of experience working with the payments industry’s top brands, as well as up-and-coming technology innovators. Ablowitz established Double Diamond Group in 2008, and he has a unique blend of experience, connections and know-how to help clients solve their most critical business challenges.

Double Diamond Group will provide a thorough understanding of the Payment Facilitator space, industry best practices, and background knowledge of the payment facilitator market.

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Payment Facilitator Payments Industry Research Insights Testimonials – Double Diamond Group

Payment Facilitator Payments Industry Research Insights Testimonials – Double Diamond Group

At Double Diamond Group, we start with you: your perceptions, your questions, your challenges. We understand that you make decisions involving millions of dollars every day, and we respect your priorities, your timeline and your budget.

Testimonials

*“Double Diamond was essential in helping refine our portfolio company’s strategy and prioritizing its resources. Then, Todd and his team worked side by side with the management team to manage implementation and execution. The entire board was very pleased with the process and the results of our collaboration.” – Carty Chock, Co-Founder and Partner, ClearPoint Investment Partners (Worked with Double Diamond Group in a prior private equity firm)

 

*“I have had the pleasure of working with Todd Ablowitz in a variety of capacities during the past fifteen years, and in every instance he has demonstrated his professionalism, his leadership, and his ability to deliver actionable insights and strategic direction. Whether we were working together at the same company, or I referred Double Diamond Group to other businesses, Todd has always exceeded expectations and made a measurable difference.” – Diane Vogt Faro, President, National Benefit Programs

 

“We appreciated how professionally the Double Diamond Group and Rich Consulting team managed the project. They were genuinely interested in our success, and worked as partners throughout the entire process by continually looking for ways to provide value.” – Russ Jones, CFO, Shopify

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“Working with Double Diamond Group and Rich Consulting definitely expedited our process of having a final set of policies by months if not years.” –
Daniel Wacker, Club Ready

Read our case study: Payments Facilitation.

 

“I’ve known Todd for many years and he has an exceptional reputation for grasping the big picture, and following through with quality results. Double Diamond Group not only understands our business as well as we do, Todd and his team have innovative ideas about how we can open new market segments.” – Bill Clark, General Manager, Secure Payments Division, Apriva

 

“Double Diamond Group hit a home run. Their information was transformative in nature as far as educating us on what’s happening in the marketplace. It allowed the organization to rally behind the investments needed to pursue the opportunities uncovered through our work together.” – Marianne Johnson, Executive Vice President, Global Product & Innovation, Elavon

See more about our story: Payment Consulting Success.

 

“It’s rare to find a consulting firm that moves beyond validating strategies and assumptions to actually delivering new information that is surprising and insightful. Double Diamond Group gets to the heart of the issues and clearly answers the questions that a CEO or operational leader needs to know.” – Nina Vellayan, President & CEO, Frontstream Payments

See more about our story: Payment Research Success.

 

“When it comes to the Payment Facilitator model, very few people have the depth and breadth of knowledge and expertise as Double Diamond Group” – Chris Rhode, memberplanet

 

“The DDG consulting team not only had the specialized experience we needed, they also quickly understood our business and had an appreciation for our customer base.” – Russ Jones, CFO for Shopify.

 

“Lori has been my trusted financial industry consultant for years. Top tier lawyers apparently agree, as I often receive requests for her services as an expert.” – IMS Expert Services, Recruiter

 

When electronic payments and mobile payments companies turn to Double Diamond Group, their high expectations are met with fresh ideas, actionable recommendations, quality execution and measurable results.

For more information, contact:

Todd Ablowitz, President
Double Diamond Group, LLC
todd@doublediamondgroup.com
Tel: +1 (303) 916-9997

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PCI’s Embrace of Mobile PIN is a Real Game Changer – Payments Industry

PCI’s Embrace of Mobile PIN is a Real Game Changer – Payments Industry

The PCI Council is allowing the most sensitive part of a payment card transaction to happen on a device that it acknowledges is highly dangerous and unstable.

“This will open up MPOS worldwide in a way we’ve never seen. It’s absolutely groundbreaking for micromerchants” who process “less than [the equivalent of] $50,000 U.S. a year,” said Todd Ablowitz, CEO of the Double Diamond Group.

Ablowitz argued that the costs and fees involved in payments make adding a PIN pad — along with its PCI certification — unacceptable for many non-U.S. micromerchants, which have always struggled with chip and PIN. “In a place where PIN is mandatory, micromerchants have been left out,” he said.

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Custom Underwriting and Risk Management Policies and Procedures – Payment Facilitation Focused Research

New Case Study Double Diamond Group Global Payment Payment Facilitation Focused Research – ClubReady

Global Payment Payment Facilitation Case Study Club Ready “There has to be a better way.”

That small-but-powerful sentence has led scores of personal and professional transformations, and it’s what drove ClubReady from an industry upstart to a leading provider of health club management.

A typical challenge that a payment facilitator often faces is keeping current and accurate policies and procedures. During an annual audit it was determined that ClubReady’s underwriting and risk management policies and procedures were in need of updating.

“I am thrilled with the results and the first-time success was well worth the time, effort and money that my team spent.”

Double Diamond Group provided ClubReady with a new set of written underwriting and risk management policies and procedures…

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Payment Facilitation Program, Custom Underwriting Policies and Procedures, Fraud and Compliance Management

Double Diamond Group Global Payments Payment Facilitation Focused Research Case Study – Member Planet

Member Planet Payments Facilitation Case Study Memberplanet is a cloud-based membership management platform that makes it easy for organizations of any size to communicate with its members, plan and launch events, and process dues, donations and payments…

“We didn’t get just a one-off consulting engagement with Double Diamond Group we now have a long-term business relationship”

Based on its experience launching and operating GreekBill, the leaders of memberplanet knew that offering payments could be a key differentiator. Not only did they want to offer a seamless payment experience to their customers, they fully understood the value of capturing per transaction revenue as a Payment Facilitator, rather than syphoning that revenue off to a third-party processor…

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ISV are Set to Make $4.4 Billion on Payments in 2021 – ETA and Double Diamond Group

ISVs and SaaS providers are increasingly becoming payments companies, with 88% growth to $513 Billion in Gross Payments Volume by 2021, representing $4.4 Billion in Net Revenues to the ISVs…

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ETA Develops Guidance to Payment Facilitators

“The explosion of the payment facilitator market is not going to slow any time soon,” said Todd Ablowitz, CEO, Double Diamond Group. “Evidenced by recent research we conducted, and are releasing at TRANSACT16, not only is the number of payment facilitators skyrocketing year over year, but we predict that Payment Facilitator transaction volume will experience at least a 70 percent average annual growth rate through 2018. I’m excited to work with ETA on this project to support the success of this rising segment of the payments industry.”

READ MORE: http://www.electran.org/eta-develops-guidance-to-payment-facilitators-with-voluntary-industry-best-practices/

New Payment Facilitator Guidelines from ETA

New Payment Facilitator Guidelines from ETA

ETA Announces the Roll-Out of New Payment Facilitator Guidelines

Authored by Double Diamond Group on behalf of ETA, these important guidelines are available free to ETA members, and will help promote the growth of the Payment Facilitator segment as it brings new technology companies into the payments industry.

“It’s been an exciting and interesting road for the payment facilitator concept,” said Todd Ablowitz, CEO of Double Diamond Group and co-Founder of PaymentFacilitator.com. “We’ve been there since its inception and are fortunate to be part of the dramatic rise of this vertical. We’re delighted to share some unique perspectives on how the industry is using payment facilitation to drive innovation, create better merchant experiences, and improve back office and risk systems.”

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Stratfor, the Crack Geopolitical Soothsayer, Predicts the Demise of Cash. I predict a Payment Facilitator Boom!

Stratfor, the Crack Geopolitical Soothsayer, Predicts the Demise of Cash. I predict a Payment Facilitator Boom!

Europe is axing the 500 Euro Note. Crosshairs are on the Ben Franklin, and cash looks to be on a long slow death. This spells opportunity for electronic payment, but to get there someone has to enable the hundreds of millions of small merchants globally. This will — in fact it MUST — happen through Payment Facilitators. Click on this article in PaymentFacilitator.com to see why.

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