Being a bank-centric product in a highly competitive market, Digicash
aims to impose the most efficient m-payment model on the European market together with banks.
Declan McCullagh, Digging Those Digicash
Blues, WIRED NEWS (June 14, 2001), at http://www.
These systems also must interface with your EDI and accounting systems, and to any third-party payment authentication systems like American Express, MasterCard, and Visa, or emerging Internet virtual money and payment mechanisms like Cybercash, DigiCash
, or First Virtual.
All of the panelists said the soaring stock prices and enormous market valuations of Internet companies such as Netscape, DigiCash
and Yahoo may backfire for newer companies hoping to emulate these early successes.
David Chaum, Founder and Board of Directors Member, DigiCash
Joining Staglin are a team of managing directors including: John Duncan, former First Data Internet Commerce Group head and MasterCard executive; Scott Loftesness, a payments and technology expert with experience from Visa International, IBM, Fidelity, DigiCash
and several Silicon Valley start-ups; and Dave Treinen, an electronic payments veteran with 12 years of experience at First Data, his most recent position as head of First Data's corporate development and planning group.
Rumor has it that e-cash wannabe DigiCash
is in real trouble this time.
Dutch firm DigiCash
BV is pioneering the use of electronic cash, but there are questions about the anonymity of the service.
Unlike other anti-fraud technologies, CrediView's eCredible solution can accurately detect fraudulent transactions in virtually any form of electronic payment, including, but not limited to, credit cards, e-checks, debit cards, smart cards, digicash
and ACH (automated clearing houses).
Prior to ESIRE, Kikstra held several key responsibilities with DigiCash
, an early pioneer in the encryption technologies found within eCash Technologies solution portfolio, working to implement e-commerce solutions with multi-national corporations and online merchants throughout Europe.
Earlier, he had served as vice president of product development for CyberCash and vice president of engineering at DigiCash
Loftesness then became CEO of Digicash
, makers of the eCash software suite, the first and only proven solution for secure, private, and "non-fraudulent" electronic cash transactions on the Internet.