The weekend is here! A perfect time for camping, the beach, get-togethers, and catching on this week’s top PYMNTS stories. What’s on the menu, you ask? We’re serving up a four-course meal on LendingClub, Bitcoin, the Visa Everywhere contest, and Karen Webster’s latest opinion piece. Get the 411:
LendingClub’s Skyrocketing Charge-Offs
Proving the old adage that troubles never travel alone and instead choose to hunt in packs – LendingClub is facing yet another headwind in the hurricane they’ve experienced since spring. Read more.
Meet YoCoin: The Bitcoin Alternative
There’s another digital currency in town, and its name is YoCoin. The question is: Can YoCoin give bitcoin a run for its money? We’ll have to wait and see. But YoCoin is pitching itself as a “new cryptocurrency with mainstream appeal.” Read more.
Three Startups Shaping The Future of Commerce
Messaging. Social engagement. The API to rule them all. These three startups see a