Payscout Blog

Going Global? You’ll Need These Multi-Layered Fraud Solutions

Posted by George Smith on Mar 30, 2017 6:59:25 PM

Cross-border ecommerce represents a tremendous opportunity for enterprising entrepreneurs, but the opportunity comes with a caveat: Cross-border fraud is on the rise. Fortunately, emerging technologies are adding advanced layers of fraud protection to facilitate safe, secure transactions that enable entrepreneurs to maximize the opportunity.

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Spoiler Alert: The Secret to Success is Exceptional Customer Service

Posted by George Smith on Mar 30, 2017 6:58:15 PM

One of Payscout’s core Cultural Attributes is Customer Happiness. This simple, yet essential, principle is a key driving force behind the company’s success in one of its specialty verticals: Accounts Receivable Management (ARM).

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The Key to Great Culture? Lead by Example.

Posted by George Smith on Mar 13, 2017 7:22:17 PM

Payscout CEO Cleveland Brown spent the morning of February 15 at his alma mater, UCLA, delivering a guest lecture to 75 bright minds in Professor Hopenhayn's Economics of Entrepreneurship class at the Anderson School of Business.

Coincidentally, the guest lecture he delivered was both about – and itself a reflection of – Payscout’s Culture. Mr. Brown spoke to the students about achieving their entrepreneurial dreams through a commitment to creating culture through the foundation of a Vision, Mission Statement, Cultural Attributes, and Belief.

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Leadership Training for the Future

Posted by George Smith on Mar 3, 2017 8:17:14 PM

On Thursday, March 2, Payscout partnered with the Jefferson Awards Foundation to support the Students In Action leadership training event in Downtown LA.

The Jefferson Awards Foundation launched the Students In Action program in 2006 with a goal of developing today's students into tomorrow's community leaders. The three pillars of the program are Leadership, Engagement, and Impact, and on Thursday, over 140 high school and middle schoolers from the greater Los Angeles area gathered for a day spent honing their leadership abilities.

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Recognizing Our Partners This Season.

Posted by Lyn McKay on Dec 22, 2016 6:16:39 PM

Dear Valued Partners and Customers,

We would like to express our gratitude.

At Payscout, we have been very fortunate to experience tremendous growth over the last several years. Payscout has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies for three years in a row, ranking #2,416 in 2014, #434 in 2015, and #383 overall in 2016, as well as #27 for financial services and #5 among payment processing companies.

We could not have had this success over the years without the support and constructive collaboration of partners like you. That’s why we're relaunching our partner newsletter this December. From cutting-edge emerging technology to breakthrough global payment solutions, we have a lot to share with you and  know  you'll always be  integral to our continued efforts to expand.

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This Holiday, Don't Let "The Grinch" Steal Your Data.

Posted by Lyn McKay on Nov 28, 2016 11:28:41 AM

The Holiday Season represents a tremendous opportunity for merchants looking to capitalize on ecommerce sales. With the increasing threat of cyber attacks and data security breaches, it also presents a unique set of challenges for business owners looking to capitalize on the seasonal uptick in online shopping.

The 2016 holiday shopping season is going to keep a lot of data security professionals busy.

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Topics: Global eCommerce, Credit and Debit Card Processing

Virtual Reality is the Future of Global Ecommerce.

Posted by Lyn McKay on Nov 26, 2016 5:32:18 PM

Virtual reality (VR) is poised to revolutionize the way consumers interact with products and services - and Payscout has developed innovative technology to facilitate payment transactions within virtual reality experiences.

Perhaps no technology has elicited more enthusiasm and excitement than the recent rise of VR technology. In the past decade alone, the world has seen major, rapid advancement in the development of VR technology.

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Topics: Global eCommerce, Payment Gateway, Mobile Processing Services

Be Among the World's Best Communicators.

Posted by Lyn McKay on Nov 25, 2016 3:52:13 PM

 Native English speakers are some of the worst communicators in the world — but there are steps we can take to improve!

At Payscout, one of our strengths lies in guiding entrepreneurs through the process of taking their business cross-border through our “Go Global Now” technology platform. A key component in that process is the concept of cultural empathy, which is the ability to accept another cultural point of view and interact accordingly.

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How to Build Strong Corporate Culture

Posted by Lyn McKay on Nov 9, 2016 11:31:08 AM

Hint: It starts with a little something called VMCB.

At Payscout, our mission is “to support the entrepreneurial dream one transaction at a time.”

We love entrepreneurs because we are entrepreneurs. We know that one of the biggest challenges for a business leader is creating a strong corporate culture that serves as a foundation for the business to grow and scale.

But, how does an entrepreneur go about creating culture? Most are adept at their particular area of business - providing their unique product or service in a way that builds customer loyalty - but many entrepreneurs are not experts in corporate culture.

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Fintech Industry Expands Access for Underserved Communities.

Posted by Lyn McKay on Sep 7, 2016 10:03:11 PM

The oldest person ever to complete an Ironman Triathlon, Sister Madonna Buder, once said, “We have all been given different talents. And when we find them, we are obligated to use them for the greater good.”

For the fintech industry, that talent lies in providing expanded access to financial resources, and according to a recent report from the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the industry is using their talents for the greater good.

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