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  • The Increasing Importance of Payments in Healthcare

    The Increasing Importance of Payments in Healthcare

    From Healthcare IT Today John Lynn July 5, 2022 For a long time in healthcare, payments weren’t really that important in healthcare because a majority of a healthcare organizations revenue came from payers.  As high deductible plans entered the fray, patient payments started to matter much more.  As we continue to improve the consumer experience […]

  • Embedded Payments Drive Higher Revenue, Customer Loyalty, and Company Valuation

    Embedded Payments Drive Higher Revenue, Customer Loyalty, and Company Valuation

    For a long time, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies viewed payments as a cost center. Due to a new breed of FinTech startups, payments can take a prominent role in driving revenue. SaaS companies increasingly realize that taking a more active role in the payments process can increase their valuations by providing a new source of revenue […]

  • KeyBank Expands Embedded Banking Platform with New Payment Facilitation Capabilities

    KeyBank Expands Embedded Banking Platform with New Payment Facilitation Capabilities

    June 1, 2022 KeyBank announced the release of its end-to-end payment facilitation capabilities, allowing software companies to easily own and process payments. The concept of embedding financial products like payments and lending into software is at the forefront of the financial services industry. This release highlights KeyBank’s commitment to being a leader in Embedded Banking. […]

  • Modernizing the Healthcare Experience

    Modernizing the Healthcare Experience

    In the next evolution of healthcare, Revenue Cycle and Practice Management software providers can excel in more ways than one. With hundreds of Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) and Practice Management (PM) companies in the US targeting a finite set of healthcare practices, differentiation becomes a challenging endeavor. Capabilities are similar, pricing is similar, and even […]

  • KeyBank Acquires Leading Payments Innovator XUP

    KeyBank Acquires Leading Payments Innovator XUP

    Deal Enhances Key’s National Digital-first Solutions for Clients, Scales Technology Capabilities KeyBank National Association today announced that it has acquired XUP Payments, a B2B focused digital platform. XUP’s technology enables simple, intuitive, client onboarding and servicing experiences.  Its team of engineers has built integrations with processors, 3rd party risk tools, customer relationship management systems, and […]

  • Tech Tuesday and Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Tips to Stay Safe and Secure

    Tech Tuesday and Cybersecurity Awareness Month:  Tips to Stay Safe and Secure

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. As cyber-attacks continue to increase, businesses can face significant losses if a cyber attack occurs. Cyber criminals often take advantage of human error by getting individuals to click on malicious links or simply guessing easy passwords to gain access to systems. Cybersecurity requires the vigilance of everyone to keep […]

  • A Guide to Understanding Payments Across Different Verticals

    A Guide to Understanding Payments Across Different Verticals

    The payment industry is rapidly changing with the introduction of new payment methods and advanced technology.  With consumers needs and expectations drastically changing, businesses need to reevaluate their payment strategies to stay ahead of the competition.  With our consulting roots and expertise, XUP partners with businesses to capitalize on payments in the following industries. Financial […]

  • Tech Tuesday: A Fresh Perspective from a Junior Developer

    Tech Tuesday: A Fresh Perspective from a Junior Developer

    Transitioning into the Tech Industry as a fresh developer is terrifying.  Prior to starting as a junior developer I had heard all the regular, recited advice you get all the time – work hard, ask questions, and be eager to learn.  While that’s good advice, ultimately it was the five tips below that helped me […]

  • Improve Your Checkout Experience and Increase Customer Satisfaction with Tap to Pay

    Improve Your Checkout Experience and  Increase Customer Satisfaction with Tap to Pay

    Tap to Pay History Contactless payments started back in 2003 when Financial Institutions (FI) began to pilot the technology in the forms of key fobs and small tags, they weren’t put on a card until 2005.[1] Such a slow rollout was due to the limited availability of contactless cards and low merchant acceptance. By 2014, […]

  • XUP Empowers Banks to Operate a Multiprocessor Environment

    XUP Empowers Banks to Operate a Multiprocessor Environment

    Oh, what a difference a decade can make. Just 10 years ago, banks were signing referral and revenue sharing agreements with processors like First Data, Elevon and TSYS making merchant services an afterthought. Enter 2020 and 2021.  The year where an unprecedented global pandemic makes headlines triggering explosive digital payments growth.   The revenue and loyalty […]