“Alyssa Henry, the CEO of Square – a unit of Jack Dorsey’s fintech company, Block – will leave her post at the company next month. Dorsey, whose current title is Block Head and Chairperson, will take on an additional role of “Square Head.”
GlobeNewswire News Room
“Nuvei Corporation, the Canadian fintech company, announces today that it is one of the first payments services provider to integrate the new iDEAL, an enhanced solution for the leading alternative payment method in the Netherlands that enables consumers to complete transactions effortlessly through their online banking app.”
“JPMorgan Chase is stepping up its appeal to small business customers by planning to offer digital payroll processing, CNBC has learned. The bank has picked San Francisco-based fintech player Gusto to provide the underlying technology for the feature, according to Gusto CEO Josh Reeves .”
“Mastercard and Paysend, a UK-based fintech, have today expanded their partnership to enhance cross-border payments for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which are increasingly looking for ways to send money or pay vendors across the globe quickly and securely.”
Chris Uriarte and Justin Pituch put their heads together to sift through the August news in search of a broader storyline. Looking back at headlines surrounding merchant surcharging, fee backlash, and Adyen’s lackluster H1 performance, we noted an underlying theme of broad downward pressure on the cost of merchant processing. Companies like Toast and Adyen […]
“Fintech giant Square says its services are coming back online after a day-long outage left small business owners unable to process payments…In a new posting on its status update page, Square says that it is “actively observing the recovery of all Square systems” after engineers implemented a fix early on Friday. The company noted…it anticipates […]
“The State Bank of India, the largest lender in the country, has introduced the ‘Nation First Transit Card’ during the Global Fintech Fest 2023. This newly unveiled card, RuPay NCMC Prepaid Card, aims to provide a hassle-free commuting experience for customers by enabling effortless digital fare payments across various modes of transportation such as metro, […]
Ryan Zagone, Head of Americas for Wise for Banks, and Glenbrook’s Joanna Wisniecka join Yvette on this episode of Payments on Fire to help untangle the innovators' and incumbents' dilemmas in improving cross-border payments.
Rest of World
“Innbucks started as an app to receive loose change at some restaurants. Now, it’s a licensed microfinance institution.”
“The National ID Project Program (NIDP) is collaborating with global fintech giant VISA to integrate its digital identification systems with payments, streamlining the automatic creation of bank accounts when a digital ID is issued.”
In this episode, we had the opportunity to talk with Jared Isaacman, Founder and CEO of the Integrated Payments Provider, Shift4. Over the past 24 years, Shift4 has evolved by addressing the unique requirements of merchant categories and sub-categories in the increasingly complex Point of Sale (POS) environment. Jared’s insights on how he bootstrapped the company to an IPO, successfully integrated multiple acquisitions, and often takes a problem-solving approach that highlights a different ethos than his peers makes this conversation soar.
“Europe has recently witnessed the launch of its first live Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) project launched by The Central Bank of Hungary, with Perfinal taking center stage as the fintech backbone of this monumental transition.”
“Today Pinwheel, the market-leading provider of income and employment data engineered for fintech innovation, partners with Plaid, the leading open finance network, to provide complementary payroll data services for its Income product.”
Glenbrook Partners, LLC
“Each month, Justin Pituch recaps the news that got Glenbrook talking in his Payments Post. In a “double feature” for June and July, Justin covered two major themes: 1) organizations responding to greenfield opportunity in fast payments and 2) organizations recalibrating their post-COVID fintech bets.”
Each month, Justin Pituch recaps the news that got Glenbrook talking in his Payments Post. In a "double feature" for June and July, Justin covered two major themes: 1) organizations responding to greenfield opportunity in fast payments and 2) organizations recalibrating their post-COVID fintech bets.
In this Fanning the Flames episode, Justin and Yvette Bohanan discuss these developments, as well as Justin's recent Payments Views posts on the pain of B2B and how ISO 20022 could help solve B2B data challenges.