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Glance Technologies Offers Benefits to Merchants that Help Increase Customer Loyalty

Glance Technologies Offers Benefits to Merchants that Help Increase Customer Loyalty

By Desmond Griffin Mobile Payments and Rewards Glance Pay already offers fast, convenient, and secure payments to consumers at their favorite restaurants, salons, and retailers. Now consumers and merchants get something more: rewards. Consumers love loyalty programs A whopping 83% of consumers say reward and loyalty programs make them more likely to continue doing business with certain companies. And a mere 5% increase in customer loyalty can boost a business’s average profit per customer by 25-100%. The success of Groupon (market cap $2.31...

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Glance Pay May Help Cities Increase Revenue

Glance Pay May Help Cities Increase Revenue

Mobile Payments for Parking Tickets By Desmond Griffin The convenience of paying with your smart phone – whether it’s your monthly bills through your bank’s app, or a meal at your favorite restaurant with Glance Pay — will now apply to one of the most annoying things: parking tickets. I started PayByPhone, which I sold in 2011, to help people pay for metered parking. It’s used in more than 100 cities around the world as a faster and more convenient way to “feed the meter”. Now Glance Pay is helping people who haven’t done just that. The...

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Cryptocurrency is here to stay

Cryptocurrency is here to stay

From fine art to healthcare to refugee camps, a distributed ledger technology known as blockchain holds promise to fix a multitude of problems and pain points around the world. Cryptocurrency is one application of blockchain technology capable of reducing fraud and identity theft, all while increasing efficiency and reducing costs in comparison to traditional currencies. While U.S. third-party institutions have been slow to embrace cryptocurrency, there’s no shortage of innovative companies that are leveraging this technology. Glance...

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Co-founder & CEO of Glance Technologies, Desmond Griffin, Looks at the Future of Pay-At-Your-Table Tech

Co-founder & CEO of Glance Technologies, Desmond Griffin, Looks at the Future of Pay-At-Your-Table Tech

Smart phone applications can revolutionize the restaurant dining experience and decrease credit card fraud. Vancouver, B.C. (PRUnderground) June 3rd, 2018 Although pay-at-your-table technologies are becoming more common in restaurants across America, several restaurants have yet to adopt these new tools. Despite data that shows 95 percent of restauranteurs believe technology improves overall efficiency, pay-at-your-table innovations have yet to become the norm. Because of the array of improvement opportunities presented by the traditional...

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How cryptocurrency can change your dining experience

How cryptocurrency can change your dining experience

By Desmond Griffin, CEO, co-founder, Glance Technologies Recent innovations in cryptocurrency are leading one of the biggest technological revolutions since the dotcom movement of the 1990’s. Companies around the world have been leveraging the power of cryptocurrency to improve operational efficiency, maintain data security and conduct business using methods that were once unfathomable. While cryptocurrency has been transforming nearly every industry, a key one to highlight is hospitality. Glance recently attended the National Restaurant...

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Proxy Advisory Firms Back Glance Nominees

Proxy Advisory Firms Back Glance Nominees

Both of the leading independent proxy advisors have recommended that shareholders vote only the BLUE proxy FOR the Glance nominees, which includes adding the current CEO, Desmond Griffin, as a Director, in a contested election for the Board of Directors. Glass Lewis & Co., LLC (“Glass Lewis”) and Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”) are recognized as the leading independent proxy voting and corporate governance advisory firms in both Canada and the United States. Their analyses and recommendations are relied upon by hundreds...

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Succeeding as a Woman in Cybersecurity​

Succeeding as a Woman in Cybersecurity​

Glance’s CTO, Angela Griffin, Shares Key Insights about Succeeding as a Woman in Cybersecurity​ The information security industry is growing exponentially, but women are somewhat absent from that growth.  According to the latest Global Information Security Workforce study on women in cybersecurity, women make up only 11 percent of the industry’s workforce. In fact, despite higher levels of education, women are largely underrepresented in all fields of technology. The study found that the disparity is largely due to high levels of...

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Building Glance’s Future

Building Glance’s Future

Desmond Griffin and the Dynamic Leadership Team at Glance Technologies are Building a Successful Future for Investors​ and Leading the Company to Best Quarter to Date Glance Technologies Inc. the leading mobile payments app of choice for restaurants, retail and more in North America is poised for rapid growth and is marking its most successful quarter to date. “We are building the future at Glance. Our technology is right at the forefront as people change the way they pay for goods and services,” said Glance Technologies’ Co-founder and CEO,...

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U.S. Expansion Continues

U.S. Expansion Continues

Glance Technologies Inc. has entered into an agreement with California’s Una Mas Mexican Grill to begin introducing the Glance Pay mobile payment app to Una Mas’ chain of 15 Mexican restaurants. Una Mas’ Blossom Hill location in San Jose is now live and accepting Glance Pay.  The addition of the 15 Una Mas locations expands Glance’s U.S. footprint and adds more options for Glance Pay users in Northern California who have already been using the app at venues like Boba Fitt in San Jose, Don Giovanni in Mountain View close to Facebook...

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Glance sets record pace of signings and launches – the future looks bright!

Glance sets record pace of signings and launches – the future looks bright!

Glance Technologies Inc. (“Glance”) (CSE: GET.CN) (OTCQB: GLNNF) (FKT: GJT) today announced that the current quarter is already the strongest ever for launches and merchant partner signings. Glance has signed 136 new locations and launched 50 new locations in 11 weeks since the current fiscal quarter began on March 1, making it Glance’s best quarter to date for those metrics, with two weeks still left to go in the quarter. “Our team is gaining momentum, especially with our expansion into the U.S.,” says Glance Technologies’ CEO, Desmond...

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