Smart thinking for smart payments professionals

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.

May 6, 2024

February 16, 2024

December 12, 2023

OCC Report Identifies Key Risks Facing Federal Banking System

Banking Exchange

“The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency released its semiannual report analyzing the key issues facing the federal banking system…It highlighted AI in banking as an emerging risk and released guidance on ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ (BNPL) lending, focusing on risk management.”

December 8, 2023

November 29, 2023

October 31, 2023

July 19, 2023

June 28, 2023

Treasury Prime Announces Partnership with Sardine to Strengthen Fraud Detection Capabilities for Enterprises and Banks on the Platform

PR Newswire

“Treasury Prime, a leading embedded banking software company, announced today its strategic partnership with Sardine , an all-in-one fraud detection, compliance, and risk management platform. This collaboration will empower companies and financial institutions within Treasury Prime’s multi-bank network to leverage Sardine’s Sponsor Bank Operating System, offering turnkey fraud management and oversee BSA/AML compliance at 3rd parties.”

June 9, 2023

May 25, 2023

May 23, 2023

May 22, 2023

Fifth Third Announces Acquisition of Rize Money, Inc.


“Fifth Third Bancorp is pleased to announce the acquisition of Rize Money, Inc., an embedded payments platform that provides payment infrastructure and risk management capabilities to fintechs and other technology companies that want to offer innovative financial products through a single application programming interface.”

May 17, 2023

Payments On Fire® Podcast: Episode 201 – Fintechs, Banks, and the Companies Joining Them Together – In Conversation with Tarun Gupta, Jump Capital, and Chris Uriarte, Glenbrook Partners

Glenbrook Partners, LLC

“In this episode, we are taking a closer look at the relationship underpinning much fintech innovation in payments – the fintech, bank, and BaaS trilogy. These 3-way partnerships have spurred innovation, increased access to financial services, and created offerings that appeal to a broad range of businesses and consumers. But in the context of these […]

May 10, 2023

Feedzai Launches ScamPrevent™, Advanced AI and Additional Capabilities to Detect and Stop Scams

Business Wire

“Feedzai, a leading provider of financial crime and risk management solutions, today announced significant enhancements to its RiskOps Platform, enabling banks to better protect their customers from a wide variety of financial scams. These new Feedzai ScamPrevent™ capabilities deliver industry-leading detection, classification, and interception of the widest variety of payment scams and financial fraud typologies.”

May 1, 2023

Beyond Payments for High-Risk Industries

Andreessen Horowitz

“Today, most merchants looking to sell a product or service online can quickly get their payment system live with the help of a modern checkout platform. If the merchant works in a “high-risk” industry like games, sports betting, telehealth, travel, or cannabis, however, it’s more complex. Such industries lack viable out-of-the-box software products that help […]

Take us with you

Payments on Fire is available on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, Pocket Casts, and other podcast apps and services. Or just say “Alexa, play Payments on Fire podcast.”

Stay up-to-date on payments!

Join Glenbrook’s mailing list to get access to valuable information about payments and discover how you can expand your knowledge.

Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp®

Register for the next Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp®

An intensive and comprehensive overview of the payments industry.

Train your Team

Customized, private Payments Boot Camps tailored to meet your team’s unique needs.

OnDemand Modules

Recorded, one-hour videos covering a broad array of payments concepts.

Glenbrook Press

Comprehensive books that detail the systems and innovations shaping the payments industry.

Strategy Consulting & Custom Research

  • Investor Due Diligence
  • Product Strategy
  • Merchant Payments Strategy
  • Market Analysis
  • Industry Research
  • and more…

Launch, improve & grow your payments business