Cake Technologies, the U.K. fintech startup that wanted to make it more convenient to pay your restaurant or bar bill, has been acquired by American Express — as the credit card behemoth plans t
Ken Chenault, the outgoing CEO of American Express, is quickly building a platform in the startup world. Chenault announced plans to leave his position as the head of Amex last October, ending a 17-ye
American Express announced today that it has acquired Mezi, the AI-based virtual travel assistant, for an undisclosed amount. After the deal closes, Mezi will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amer
Airbnb has appointed Kenneth I. Chenault, the outgoing CEO of American Express, to its board of directors. The announcement comes one week after Facebook appointed Chenault to its board of directors.
Facebook announced today the addition of Kenneth I. Chenault, CEO of American Express, to its board of directors. His appointment becomes effective Feb. 5, 2018. “I’ve been trying to recru
As digital wallets increasingly become the origination point for consumer spending, they will become THE platform for downstream financial services -- creating an opportunity for startups and a proble
Inking the deal with AmEx completes the set of credit companies that are working with the service. The Stockholm-based company had already signed up Visa and MasterCard as partners.
As Apple continues to build out Apple Pay for transactions in retail stores, one of its key partners is making a move to own the payment experience more directly online. American Express today is laun
After a few delays, Jawbone's UP3 fitness tracker is finally <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/04/09/jawbone-will-ship-up3-on-april-20-blames-water-resistance-problems-for-delay/#.espxvo:7Mi5"
The rise of e-commerce in India has triggered a wave of startups that are leveraging the increasing adoption of smartphones to provide mobile solutions. Alibaba invested in Paytm at an apparent billio
E-commerce platform Bigcommerce announced today that it has raised $50 million in Series D funding, led by SoftBank Capital, with participation from Telstra Ventures, American Express, and returning i
Similar to other credit cards, AmEx card holders have been able to use the rewards points they earn for flights hotels, retail purchases and access to concerts and sports events. Today, AmEx is taking
American Express has been steadily partnering with various consumer technology companies to allow cardmembers to integrate their accounts, and access new ways to spend. For example, the financial serv
Even big companies have to pivot. American Express' digital wallet platform <a target="_blank" href="https://www.serve.com">Serve</a>, which began its life as something of a PayPal competitor online,
SumUp, one of the many European mobile card reader startups, is adding support for American Express. Its mobile card reader system already accepts MasterCard and Visa payments but today the startup sa
American Express has <a target="_blank" href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120918006298/en/American-Express-Adds-Tech-Executive-U.S.-Consumer">hired</a> an experienced payments exec and tec
Google announced a substantial update to its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/01/google-wallet-all-credit-debit-cards/">Wallet mobile payment service</a> the other day, but it turns out th
American Express is making a <a href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120118005179/en/American-Express-Partners-Lianlian-Group-China%E2%80%99s-Fast">significant move</a> in the expansion of it
Twitter unveiled a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/08/live-at-twitters-come-see-what-were-building-press-conference/">major redesign today</a> which will be rolling out slowly. We've cove
Recently, American Express has been pushing its own internal digital commerce initiatives including the company's digital wallet, <a href="http://www.serve.com/">Serve.</a> Serve integrates a variety