Payments On Fire

Payments on Fire

Episode 109 – Bitcoin SV, a Payments and Data-focused Path in Bitcoin Evolution – Jimmy Nguyen, Bitcoin Association

If you thought bitcoin was dead as a payments system, take a listen to George and Jimmy Nguyen, founding president of the Bitcoin Association, as they discuss Bitcoin SV, a new version of bitcoin that is a significant upgrade to the performance and capabilities of the original bitcoin protocol put into the world a decade […]

Financial Inclusion

Episode 107 – The Financial Inclusion Impact of the Digital Wallet in Columbia – Hernando Rubio, CEO, Movii

Digital disruption and financial inclusion are focus areas throughout the developing world and the topics are white hot in Colombia. Listen in as Hernando Rubio, CEO of Moviired, speaks with Elizabeth McQuerry and George Peabody about Movii and payment / financial inclusion ecosystem in Colombia. Financial Inclusion in Colombia Although one of the first countries […]

Payments on Fire

Episode 106 – Payments Infrastructure for the ISV – Richie Serna, Finix

The merchant acquiring industry continues its large scale shift from a payments-led to an operations-led purchasing decision for the merchants it serves. Historically based on independent sales organizations (ISOs) and non-bank acquirers, the party that increasingly provides payment acceptance is the independent software vendor (ISV). This makes sense for a number of reasons: Software is […]

Faster Payments

Episode 101 – The U.S. Faster Payments Council – Kim Ford

  Talking Faster Payments In this Payments on Fire® episode, Faster Payments Council Executive Director Kim Ford discusses the Council’s work, the U.S. Faster Payments Barometer survey, and where we are today with Glenbrook’s Beth Horowitz Steel and Elizabeth McQuerry. Take a listen and take the survey. You’ll contribute to the Council’s education, planning, and […]