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Hello! Welcome to BetterBuyDesign

...a management advisory firm that leverages the expertise and experience of Steve Mott, a 30-year veteran of the electronic transaction industry

Investment

BetterBuyDesign supports the investment community and coroporations on M&A activities, including confidential introductions, due diligence, and financial business cases.  Steve Mott briefs hundreds of investment companies on industry developments, trends, implications, and company assessments.

Consulting

BetterBuyDesign consulting services vary from traditional capacities such as market and product assessments to market segmentation, strategy evaluations and M&A support--including dialogs and trial balloons for industry participants constrained by traditional practices and incompatible organizational cultures.

Business Management

Steve Mott works in a variety of capacities to help organizations strategize, partner, and participate in the fast-changing payments and security arenas, serving in roles from project support to C-level advisory services, and works frequently on Advisory Boards.

Media/Content

Steve Mott writes frequently for Digital Transactions Magazine and n*genuity Journal.  He is also quoted frequently in the financial services and retail industry press.

WHO WE ARE

BetterBuyDesign, a payments consultancy, works with clients on strategy development, product research and design, organizational effectiveness and vendor management, technology evaluations, and market assessments. His clients include merchants, banks, processors, networks, technology providers and corporates.  

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LATEST BLOGS

24
Nov

"Time to Hedge on EMV?"

A growing perception that EMV chipcard deployment in the U.S. is too little too late to address the country's rampant problems with payment fraud and data breaches.

 This development raises interest in an alternative approach: Address mag-stripe based problems directly, not obliquely.  It's a hedging... Read More

24
Nov

"Using Signatures with Chip Cards is the Wrong Move"

Banks give a lot of reasons for providing chip cards that work with signatures, rather than four-digit PIN codes, but none of them are convincing. As pressure mounts on card issuers to offer chip-and-PIN cards, why are so many banks clinging to signatures?  It's not for better security; it DOES seem to be motivated by concerns over convenience, capability, and competition--no... Read More

24
Nov

"Walmart Launches its Own Mobile Wallet"

The battle over supremacy in mobile payments at POS took another odd turn in early December when Walmart launched its own offering for its own stores.  Ostensibly aimed at the underbanked--who also mostly use smartphones--the Walmart wallet uses a Quick Response Code (QR Code)--just like the CurrentC mobile wallet (in testing in Columbus, Ohio) from MCX--of whi... Read More

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BIOGRAPHY

Steve Mott is a 25-year veteran of the electronic payments industry, specializing in ‘landscape’ and strategic assessments, transaction economics, innovative uses of debit networks, authentication and security technologies, and emerging alternative payments types and venues—including stored value, online and mobile commerce, cloud-based/digital marketing systems, and transacting over social networks. 

LATEST MEDIA/CONTENT

24
Nov

"Complexities of Overdraft Fees--n*genuity Journal"

The important work of the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB) in protecting consumers from unfair and wasteful 'gotc

24
Nov

"Mobile Wallet Wars: Part One--Big-Time Gladiators in the Arena (May 1, 2015)"

Five big players are slugging it out to win what has proven to be all-too-elusive: consumer and merchant adoption. Here’s a cl

24
Nov

"Mobile Wallet Wars, Part Two: The Rocky Road to Adoption (June 1, 2015)"

Getting mobile payments to click with merchants and consumers will require new models for digital marketing. And doing it right will

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    HQ: 1214 Querida Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80909

    Office: 1386 Long Ridge Road Stamford, CT 06903

  • Phone: 1.203.536.0588
  • Email:stevemottusa@gmail.com

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