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Your daily fix of new business ideas Springwise and its network of 17,000 spotters scan the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds. More at www.springwise.com
Credit card histories analyzed to offer personal deals
Various supermarkets in the US have already monitored shoppers’ in-store habits in order to offer personalized prices. Now, Bync is encouraging credit card owners to sync their bills so that the company can gain a better picture of how users spend their money and can offer deals at the places they like to shop. READ MORE…
Free service aims to easily cancel disputed consumer transactions
Banking can prove to be a headache for customers trying to understand the multiple terms and conditions and financial products out there, and there have been many efforts such as Simple that seek to make money management less painful. Now Chargeback aims to help users cancel payments and get their money back with minimum fuss. READ MORE…
Machine accepts cards for tips
As currency goes ever more digital, there have been a number of new technologies enabling quick transactions of small amounts, from contactless wristwatch payments to bill-settling with fingerprints. But does ditching loose change mean that customer service staff are losing out on tips? The DipJar aims to make sure that cardholders can still leave a gratuity. READ MORE…
Digital wallet combines users’ credit cards and selects the best one
While innovations such as the Canadian government-backed MintChip have aimed to reduce the amount of physical money we carry around with us, our latest spotting is a solution for those who have amassed numerous credit cards. The Wallaby Card is connected to each of its users’ accounts and is able to select the best one to take advantage of discounts and rewards. READ MORE…
Crowdsourced credit card lets members share in profits and decisions


It was only a few weeks ago that we covered CivilisedMoney’s crowdsourced banking services, and recently we came across a new effort that brings a similar concept into the realm of credit cards. Earlier this month Barclaycard US introduced the Barclaycard Ring MasterCard, billed as “the first social credit card to be designed and built through the power of community crowdsourcing.” READ MORE…