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Payments On Fire is the industry’s leading resource center for payments professionals. Here, you’ll find the resources and thought leadership that only Glenbrook’s experienced team can provide. Curated news stories, insightful opinion papers, provocative podcasts, and more – it’s all the thinking you need to stay competitive in a dynamic payments world.

September 29, 2023

Why PhonePe is Thriving


“There is usually good reason to be skeptical these days about a loss-making fintech with a sky-high valuation, but India’s PhonePe – valued at US$12 billion – could be an exception to the rule.”

September 20, 2023

September 19, 2023

Nuvei Launches the New iDeal in the Netherlands

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.”

September 15, 2023

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September 8, 2023

Square Says it has Resolved Day-Long Outage

Yahoo News

“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 […]

September 7, 2023

SBI Launches ‘Nation First Transit Card’ to Enable Digital Fare Payment Through a Single Card [India]

Business Today

“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, […]

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August 14, 2023

iWallet™ First to Adopt FedNow™ Real-Time Check Deposits

PR Newswire

iWallet a fintech startup, developed a payment app for businesses and is one of the first processing apps to integrate FedNow, the newest, real-time mobile check deposit technology by the end of 2023. The real-time mobile check deposit provides businesses instant payments and peace of mind if a transaction is completed or if it failed.

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