Why Point-of-Sale Lending is Hot Right Now

Many consumers — millennials in particular — have a love-hate relationship with credit. They are comfortable borrowing for specific purposes, such as paying for school, buying a car or even financing a dream wedding. But research conducted by banks and fintechs has found that many younger Americans are uncomfortable carrying credit card balances, partly because […]

Delivery App Roadie Says More Retail Clients on the Horizon

The founder of crowdsourced delivery app Roadie said the company will soon be adding major retailers to its portfolio as it continues to expand its driver network across the country utilizing a “going my way” fulfillment model. Founder and CEO Marc Gorlin said Roadie currently services major airlines such as Delta, a major home improvement […]

Rubicon goes futuristic with patent for fully autonomous collection

Rubicon Global has received patent approval for a “method, system, and vehicle for autonomous waste removal,” as first reported by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The patent, filed by CTO Philip Rodoni in Aug. 2016, was approved in Nov. 2017. The patent describes the current system of house-to-house collection as inefficient, in part because residents may […]