In today’s connected economy, Discover helps customers get their information from data collection websites, while Lyft offers to help passengers who need assistance getting to and from their vehicle. to come back.
In addition, BNPL company Nelo unveils all-in-one app and open data and payments platform Moneyhub partners with financial technology platform Wyzr to advance automated financial planning for customers across the world. UK
Discover launches customer data privacy tool
Discover has launched Online Privacy Protection, a free service for customers to help clean up their information from 10 popular data-gathering websites.
The company said in a press release that the benefit applies to both credit card and bank customers of Discover and is only available through its mobile app.
“Consumers today fear that their personal data will end up in the wrong hands. The process of removing this information from people search websites can be long, confusing and expensive, and consumers are often left to their own devices,” said Shannon Kors, vice president of product and marketing at Discover. “Online Privacy Protection is a convenient, free benefit that helps our customers gain peace of mind and better control of their personal information online.”
With new Lyft Assisted, drivers will help passengers from gate to vehicle
Lyft Healthcare has launched Lyft Assisted, which the company describes as a service “for cyclists who want a little extra help.”
According to Lyft, “passengers will have a few extra minutes to connect with their drivers, which will help reduce missed connections and improve the driver experience.” Additionally, drivers picking up a passenger will “park the car and meet the passenger at the front door of the home or establishment,” the company said.
Lyft said drivers will provide “light assistance” to passengers, which includes services such as “providing an arm, elbow or hand to assist with stability, opening and closing doors, and stowing light personal items.”
BNPL Service Nelo launches an all-in-one application
Mexico City-based Nelo service Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) has unveiled an all-in-one app.
“Nelo customers can now use Nelo at any online merchant, thanks to a partnership with Mastercard,” the company said in a press release. “Nelo’s app is the first of its kind in the region, where customers can shop and pay in installments at their favorite stores like Mercado Libre, Amazon and Liverpool.”
Moneyhub, Wyzr partner for automated financial planning
Open data and payments platform Moneyhub and financial technology platform Wyzr work together to promote automated financial planning in the UK
When the program begins this month, Moneyhub’s open banking technology, combined with Wyzr’s artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms, will power the Wyzr platform, which allows consumers to analyze their spending to save for the future. coming.
Wyzr users will use data from Moneyhub Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to get a complete view of their finances.
LoanPaymentPro’s strategic partnership with Accelitas combines fast account validation and payment solutions
LoanPaymentPro and Accelitas have joined forces to provide customers with faster account validation and payment processing.
The companies say their integrated offerings will help customers cope with growing customer demand for digital transactions, the threat of fraud and increasingly stringent compliance requirements.
LoanPaymentPro provides payment and financing products to customers in the consumer credit and debt repayment industries. Accelitas uses artificial intelligence to perform predictive analytics for account validation and generate credit scores.
Wealth management service Envestnet partners with Door
Wealth management technology company Envestnet is working with risk management platform Door to streamline and optimize its research on asset managers and their strategies.
“Historically, research analysts have used the same common information from investment managers during the due diligence process, with information typically gathered using Microsoft Word and Excel documents exchanged via email,” said companies in a press release.