Posts categorized: Mobile

HSG Radar: Volume 1

  • September 2014
  • Posted By Janet Muto
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Welcome to “ HSG Radar ” – a new blog series where we round up the latest content that has our team buzzing. Extra, Extra! The book being passed around the office If you’ve been following news about the news lately, earlier this month, Jeff Bezos tapped Politico co-founder Fred Ryan as the new publisher of The

Is Apple Pay set up for success?

  • September 2014
  • Posted By Greg Garson
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What the announcement of iPhone 6 and Apple Pay means for the future of mobile payments Apple is taking the lead in solidifying the standards for mobile payments, and has spent time on critical aspects of the product to give it the best chance of capturing as much of the payments space as possible. Four

Business News Daily Asks HSG: Are Mobile Wallets Right for Your Business?

  • January 2014
  • Posted By Janet Muto
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When you think about a wallet, you probably think about money.  But mobile wallets represent much more than just a new way to pay bills.  As High Start Group’s Greg Garson wrote in a blog post last year, “The truth is that many of the mobile wallet applications aren’t focused on competing around payment. They’re

The Mobile Wallet Wars: Are Protectionist Practices Stifling to Innovation?

  • May 2013
  • Posted By hsgdev
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The Payments Situation: It is no surprise that each day new players are entering the payment arena. From enabling small merchants to take payments (e.g. Square, GoPayment, PayPal Here) to making payments (e.g. LevelUp, Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts) and mobile wallets (e.g. Paydiant, ERN Global, MC MasterPass, V.me), there is a tremendous amount of activity in

Best Practices for Building the Best Mobile Experience

  • December 2012
  • Posted By Nitzan Shaer
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By Nitzan Shaer How often do you have an experience on a mobile phone that you describe as “wow”? How often have you felt that you really enjoyed it or got what you needed in 5-30 seconds? Of the 700,000 mobile apps, only a small number meet the high watermark of truly outstanding mobile applications.

In Mobile, Trust Is Earned Not Implied: Big Data & Mobile Commerce

  • November 2012
  • Posted By Greg Garson
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by Greg Garson The second panel at the Mobile Commerce Summit, part of the FutureM conference, “The new role of Media, Marketing, and Big Data in a world of Mobile Commerce” focused on the influx of data available through mobile commerce, and what opportunities have become available.  The panel was moderated by Greg Garson (High

“Why use a mobile wallet (or, isn’t a credit card fast enough?)”

  • November 2012
  • Posted By Janet Muto
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Panel 1 Take-aways From The Mobile Commerce Summit by Janet Muto The first panel at the Mobile Commerce Summit (part of the FutureM conference), “The War for Your Customer – Loyalty, Acquisition, and Customer Delight in the age of Mobile Commerce” was moderated by Janet Muto (Managing Partner, High Start Group).  The panel focused on

Notes From The Mobile Commerce Summit 2012: ‘The War For Your Customer’

  • October 2012
  • Posted By hsgdev
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By Amy Rosenthal You know you’ve hit on an issue near and dear to business when there’s standing room only for your keynote address. On that scale, the 2012 Mobile Commerce Summit was a huge success. The Summit, part of the FutureM conference, featured several panels focused on different issues: from winning over the customer, to

Winning Over The Customer: How To Succeed With Mobile Commerce

  • October 2012
  • Posted By Janet Muto
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By Amy Rosenthal Mobile commerce is part of every-day life. From grabbing coffee at Starbucks to ordering your prescription through CVS , mobile commerce is changing the way people approach shopping. But what does this new landscape mean for all the players in mobile commerce? The Mobile Commerce Summit, co-sponsored by High Start Group and

Can Boston become the #1 global cluster for mobile?

  • June 2012
  • Posted By Nitzan Shaer
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By Nitzan Shaer Earlier this week, Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory Bialecki, also known as the person driving Boston as the hub of the innovation economy, convened a roundtable of mobile leaders. The topic: the potential for Massachusetts to become the leading global cluster for mobile. We were hosted by Walt Doyle,

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