Professional support for payments professionals.
Glenbrook’s consulting, research, and education are the tools you need to thrive in the dynamic global payments ecosystem.
Expert advice, innovative analysis, and payments education.
Build the confidence you need to make the right choices and implement them effectively. Whether you are an experienced professional or someone new to the fintech industry, we have the people, leadership, and counsel you won’t find anywhere else.
Who benefits from working with Glenbrook?
From banks, fintechs, billers, lenders, to merchants, processors, investors, government agencies, NGOs, and more.
We’ve established a merchant roundtable that represents over 25% of global omni-channel commerce
We’ve supported $5B in Private Equity Deals since 2019
We’ve educated over 30,000+ payments professionals to date
We’ve led consulting projects in 62+ countries
Multiple areas of expertise within the payments domain, one source of tailored insights.
With decades of experience, Glenbrook’s experts are from all areas of the payments world.
Pick a focus area to see how our payments professionals can provide expert guidance to you and your team.
Lending & Payments
Merchant Payments Acceptance
Payments in Emerging Markets
Policy & Regulation
Payments Risk Management
Multinational Grocer Saves Over 30% in Annual Operating Costs
Glenbrook helped a major multinational grocer solve both short-term issues and develop a long-term strategy to take advantage of current and forecasted industry developments in payments. We explored processing redundancies, expansion of credit acceptance, PCI compliance, and more, and then identified system architecture improvements and helped find a new partner to achieve their goals.
Glenbrook Payments Boot CampTM workshops help your team understand and apply the innovations shaping the payments industry.
You’re smart. But the payments industry is complex and changes fast. Our customized education programs keep you and your team up to speed.
Learn the Essentials
We offer an intensive and comprehensive overview of the payments industry, from the core systems to the economics, risks, and ceaseless innovation in payments.
Build Your Expertise
We provide topic-focused “deep dives” covering the latest critical topics, including fintech payments, global payments, digital currencies, and embedded commerce.
Train Your Team
We offer customized, private Payments Boot Camp workshops tailored to meet your team’s unique needs.
Payments on FireTM resources for the best thinking in payments.
Glenbrook shares our perspectives on activities in the industry.
Glenbrook speaks with industry leaders to share a variety of perspectives on the latest payments trends and activities.
Episode 203 – What Big Data Revealed About BNPL Consumers with Kristin Carlson and Zach Tondre, LexisNexis Risk Solutions
BNPL’s rapid ascent has raised questions about its use: Who is choosing to use BNPL? Is it helpful or harmful to consumers’ credit and overall financial well-being? Does it improve financial inclusion? Is it displacing other forms of payment at checkout? A quick online search leads to mixed data points and inconsistent findings, often based on modest sample sizes and extrapolations.
To answer these questions, we sat down with Kristin Carlson, Global Products and Analytics Data Scientist, and Zach Tondre, Director of Credit Risk Market Planning at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, who conducted a longitudinal study to obtain insight into these and other questions.
Episode 202 – Innovating at the Intersection of BNPL and Embedded Commerce with Bobby Tzekin, Founder and CEO of Wisetack
In this episode, Yvette Bohanan and Debbie Bartoo are joined by Bobby Tzekin, Founder and CEO of Wisetack (and Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp alumnus) to examine how technology, consumer and small business demand, and banking are opening up a very large market in the BNPL space – one that has a lot of potential and a lot of nuance.
Episode 201 – Fintechs, Banks, and the Companies Joining Them Together – In Conversation with Tarun Gupta, Jump Capital, and Chris Uriarte, Glenbrook Partners
Yvette Bohanan and Chris Uriarte are joined by Tarun Gupta of Jump Capital to explore the current state of payments risk management across these alliances, and discuss the opportunities to make this new landscape safe, strong, and sustainable.
Glenbrook objectively curates the news to keep you abreast of important daily headlines in payments.
Japan’s New Stablecoin Framework Could Spur US To Act
"As Japanese banks get set to issue stablecoins under new legislation, the US’ lack of regulatory clarity in the segment is one hurdle blocking institutions in the country from doing the same."
FIDO Alliance Publishes Research-backed Guidelines for Optimizing User Sign-in Experience with Passkeys
"The FIDO Alliance released new user experience (UX) guidelines to help accelerate deployment and adoption of passkeys. The FIDO Alliance UX Guidelines for Passkey Creation and Sign-ins aim to help online service providers design a better, more consistent user...
Deutsche Bank to Use Recycled Plastic for Cards
" In the future, Deutsche Bank will only use payment cards made from recycled plastic. From mid-2023, it will gradually switch the production of the cards to recycled material. By the end of 2024, 99 percent of all new cards issued by the bank will be produced using...
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