Connected Economy: AWS launches Health project

In today’s connected economy, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is addressing health inequalities in the latest round of the AWS Healthcare Accelerator program. In addition, the eCommerce platform sticky.io pairs its services with Shopify, and Stripe launches new tools to help companies streamline their operations.

Amazon Web Services launches new Health Cohort

AWS has expanded the next part of the AWS Healthcare Accelerator cohort, this time focusing on health equity. It focuses on other efforts, including the AWS Health Equity Initiative, a global commitment to support space innovation. Both programs are part of AWS for Health, offering AWS services and AWS Partner Network solutions to help organizations accelerate innovation and find more personalized approaches to therapeutic development and care.

Shopify Retailers can now integrate the sticky.io Subscription app into stores

sticky.io, which offers subscription management and recurring billing services, will pair its services with Shopify. The company’s new app integrates with Shopify and allows retailers to set up flexible subscription offerings with customizable billing and a dynamic discount. Brands can also offer mixed basket payments to customers to purchase multiple single-subscription and single-sale products in the same transaction.

Stripe Apps provides a one-stop shop for users, allowing developers to expand their reach

Stripe, a corporate financial infrastructure platform, has launched Stripe Apps and the Stripe App Marketplace, which offer a one-stop shop for more than 50 payment-related applications. The Stripe App Marketplace brings together applications from DocuSign, Dropbox, Intercom, Mailchimp, Ramp, and Xero with applications yet to come. Meanwhile, Stripe Apps allows companies to streamline operations and combine decommissioned workflows.

Visa’s Cybersource joins the Spreedly Payments Program

Cybersource, Visa’s payment solution, has become a preferred partner in Spreedly’s Payment Services Provider Program on the payment orchestration platform. According to Spreedly, priority partners work with the company to connect payment service partners, merchants, and merchant aggregator customers. Using Application Programming Interface (API) integration, Spreedly provides access to Cybersource products such as fraud management, payment acceptance, and security. The collaboration continues the long-standing collaboration between the two organizations.

Nova Credit Group with Alloy in Inclusive Business Loan

FinTech Nova Credit Alloy is working with an identity decision-making platform to help lenders become more inclusive across the credit spectrum without increasing the risk of fraud. San Francisco-based Nova Credit helps non-credit customers gain access to credit and allows financial institutions (FIs) to expand their potential customers without risk.

BNPL Splitit is expanding its partnership with B2B Payments with the BlueSnap platform

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Splitit is expanding its partnership with the BlueSnap payment orchestration platform, making it a preferred partner for BlueSnap Splitit processing. The company’s goal is to provide Splitit with new visibility and distribution using BlueSnap’s core market and business customer network. BlueSnap services will help you process Split installments wherever BlueSnap operates. BlueSnap will also be Splitit’s preferred partner for processing all unified and direct vendor fees.

Bitcoin Market in the Stellar Team CBDC Project

The Latin American exchange has joined Mercado Bitcoin for the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) for the Real Digital LIFT Challenge, a collaborative environment organized by the Brazilian Central Bank and the National Federation of Central Bank Server Associations. The project examines cases of the use of the regional central bank’s digital currency (CBDC) and is likely to be launched in the second half of 2022, aimed at a limited audience in its first phase.

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