May 30, 2016
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If you're building an app to manage mobile payments in Britain, just how will your clients close the deal? The shopping cart is one thing, but the one-click payment is a hairball of banking regulations and security most developers aren't prepared for. The JudoPay API is one leg of a three-legged stool designed to handle this, with the other legs of JudoAcquire and JudoSettle making up the JudoPlatform. The company joins a crowded field of 208 ecommerce APIs in our directory, though only a few of them are focused on Britain.
Mobile Payments is expected to be one of the key areas that is likely to see various start-ups compete with established players. We recently covered how Stripe, is a developer friendly way to integrate payments into your applications with less fees as compared to Paypal. Another startup, New York-based Zipmark aims to be your digital checkbook via which you can send and receive money.
There is still time for developers to enter the BBVA Innova Big Data Challenge and be in the running for some of the €90,000 ($USD 120,000) prize money. Jose Antonio Gallego Vázquez, Head of Open Innovation at the Spanish bank BBVA, spoke with ProgrammableWeb about what the competition entails and how international entries can be submitted before the 3 December deadline.