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Business considerations with omni-channel messaging

- 1 MIN READ - 19 Jun 2018

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Omni-channel API 1.0 Preview: Sending your first Viber message

- 1 MIN READ - 12 Jun 2018

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Make two-way SMS work for your brand

- 1 MIN READ - 05 Jun 2018

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A brief history on how we got to omni-channel messaging

- 1 MIN READ - 29 May 2018

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The cross between UX and 2FA for FinTech companies

- 1 MIN READ - 24 May 2018

With Money20/20 on the horizon, we’ve taken a moment to step back and try to really understand the challenges FinTech companies face. 

Well, we didn’t have to look much, because it was fairly obvious this year: It’s the overwhelming burden and cost of regulation. Fintech companies began the year needing to comply with the second Payment Services Directive out of the EU, and now we have GDPR.

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Communicating your actions: The essentials (GDPR article #3)

- 1 MIN READ - 22 May 2018

Note: This is article #3 of our GDPR awareness series. Read about data processing and the 3 pillars of GDPR as well. 

As May 25th is only a few days away, it’s important to review all systems and measures taken one last time. And, if you haven’t yet, let your customers know about them, too.

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How we got here and the three pillars (GDPR article #2)

- 1 MIN READ - 15 May 2018

Note: This is article #2 of our GDPR awareness series. Read about data processing and customer communication as well! 

The subject of the new European privacy protection laws has many of us confused about the purpose of rules within the legislation.

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Don't Panic! It's still okay to process (GDPR article #1)

- 1 MIN READ - 08 May 2018

Note: This is article #1 of our GDPR awareness series. Read about the 3 pillars of GDPR and customer communication as well. 

The boogeyman creeps closer and closer as the 25th of May looms, but don’t fear, it’s not as bad as it may seem.

GDPR takes effect, but it’s still okay to process (obtain, transmit, handle and store) personal data. The ‘why’ and ‘how’ just got a bit trickier.

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Have you met 1oT? Mobile data connectivity for IoT companies.

- 1 MIN READ - 24 Apr 2018

Last week, Lauri wrote a good piece about keeping things real, because businesses have simple business models at their core. As one of our values, simplicity has led Messente to build a reliable and powerful SMS API and user authentication API for businesses and brands to communicate with their customers globally.

While we pride ourselves in doing global A2P SMS and 2FA very well, one of our sister companies, 1oT, uses a similar methodology of simplicity to do global internet of things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity really well.

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A note on keeping things real

- 1 MIN READ - 17 Apr 2018

Over the years, I've had the good fortune of talking to and doing business with many entrepreneurs and CEOs from a variety of industries. Some are first-time founders of small startups, while others are amazingly experienced serial entrepreneurs. Many of them are extremely successful in what they do.

So naturally, while listening to them talk about their businesses, I've always tried to spot any fundamental takeaways –the small drops of universal business advice distilled from those hundreds of conversations.

And it seems to me that a lot of the most profound business truths seem to point to a direction that I would call, "keeping it real.”

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