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Amaryllis Closes Significant Round of Financing – Continues Momentum

November 16, 2017
Excerpt: This month, Amaryllis has closed a significant round of financing, made two strategic hires, connected directly with industry professionals to answer questions and comments on the startup’s first CEO chat and made an impression at a major payments conference.

CEO Mark Bishopp says it’s been a whirlwind, but he’s pleased about the momentum and hopes to ride the wave as far as possible.

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“Startup Check-In: Startup Amaryllis Attracting Buzz”


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Amaryllis Named a Top 10 B2B Payments Platform by PYMNTS.com

Excerpt: The PYMNTS.com Payments Powering Platforms TrackerTM is designed to give an overview of the trends and activities across B2B industry payment platforms. The Top 10 rankings are the highest scoring companies in the Tracker’s Scorecard based on PYMNTS.com’s proprietary methodology. The methodology evaluates providers based on the speed, onboarding, flexibility, processing, security, risk management, compliance, enablement and value added services offered.

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“The PYMNTS Payments Powering Platforms Tracker™”


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http://pymnts.fetchapp.com/files/d6776c


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PYMNTS.com Highlights Amaryllis’ Recent Success

Excerpt: Unlike its namesake flower, startup payment platform Amaryllis did not bloom quickly or easily. It did, however, do so dramatically in pursuit of its goal to redefine “what good looks like” in the market.

The startup was founded in 2011, but it was not until 2015 that it began working on its end-to-end third-party payments platform that is gaining traction today. That platform has recently been white labeled by Global Payments and Heartland, one of the top five merchant acquirers in the world.

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“Startup Check-In: Amaryllis In Full Bloom”


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Where Do Banks Fit in the Fintech Stack?

Governor Lael Brainard
Board of Governors of The Federal Reserve System

At the Northwestern Kellogg Public-Private Interface Conference on “New Developments in Consumer Finance: Research & Practice”

Excerpt: By now, we’ve all heard estimates of the thousands of fintech companies that have launched in the past few years and the billions of investment dollars that are flooding into this sector. But for all of the talk of “disruption,” I want to underscore an important point: More often than not, there is a banking organization somewhere in the fintech stack.

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“Where Do Banks Fit in the Fintech Stack?”


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https://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/speech/files/brainard20170428a.pdf


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How collaboration in the fintech industry can unlock digital growth

Jonathan Auerbach
This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

Excerpt: Looking ahead, neither start-ups nor traditional financial institutions will be able to single-handedly provide the array of specialized products and services needed to address the increasingly fragmented financial lives of 21st century individuals and businesses.

  • New customer expectations are drawing traditional institutions out of their comfort zones.
  • The ability to scale remains a challenge for fintech start-ups.
  • The global economy is in a constant state of uncertainty.

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“How collaboration in the fintech industry can unlock digital growth”
Jonathan Auerbach


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