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‘It’s a no brainer to add a virtual card into the travel product’: TripActions’ Michael Sindicich

  • TripActions serves the Fortune 500 with modern travel and expense management.
  • Tearsheet caught up with the GM of Liquid, the firm's payment product.
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‘It’s a no brainer to add a virtual card into the travel product’: TripActions’ Michael Sindicich

Embedded finance is a recurring theme in our coverage on Tearsheet. With APIs and banking as a service platforms, firms in all kinds of industries are getting into finance. That’s the story line here. TripActions is an innovative business travel & expense platform that continues to evolve to serve its customers.

That meant launching its own travel agency. And it also meant launching Liquid, TripActions’ own payments solution that ties employee spending in to its software and includes corporate cards.

Embedded finance is a recurring theme in our coverage on Tearsheet. With APIs and banking as a service platforms, firms in all kinds of industries are getting into finance. That’s the story line here. TripActions is an innovative business travel & expense platform that continues to evolve to serve its customers.

That meant launching its own travel agency. And it also meant launching Liquid, TripActions’ own payments solution that ties employee spending in to its software and includes corporate cards.

Michael Sindicich is the general manager of TripActions Liquid and was one of the first employees in the company. Michael joins me on the podcast to discuss the firm’s growth trajectory and how that impacted why the firm launched a payment solution. We also discuss the uptake of TripActions Liquid and where the firm is headed in the future with its fintech aspirations.

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