Payments On Fire

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Episode 96 – Enterprise Risk, No Time to Relax – Tricia Phillips, Kount

The task of risk management in the payments business keeps getting bigger. Where once the concern was confined to payments alone – starting with counterfeit checks and currency – payment electronification has created a universe of potential risks. Risk now includes fraudulent cards, system and network hacks, data breaches, and account takeover with all the […]

Payments on Fire

Episode 93 – Fitting QR Codes into the Card System – Bastien Latge, EMVCo

Ever wonder about EMVCo’s role in the development and implementation of its technical specifications? Take a listen to Bastien Latge, EMVCo’s director of technology and Glenbrook’s George Peabody as they discuss EMVCo’s EMV®* QR Code Specification for QR code-based transaction initiation in the card system. While developed card markets are shifting to contactless cards and NFC-using […]

Payments on Fire

Episode 89 – Growing a Fintech Business for Small Business Cross-Border Payments by Outgrowing the Blockchain – Marwan Forzley, Veem

Cross-border B2B payments are frustrating, time consuming, and expensive, especially for small and medium businesses. To dig into why and what’s being done to overcome those concerns, join George and Marwan Forzley, CEO of Veem, for an explanation. SMB B2B payments, particularly cross-border payments, have always been time consuming to accomplish and expensive to do. […]

Payments on Fire

Episode 88 – Digital Marketplaces Go Global – Tomas Likar, Hyperwallet

The digital marketplace model brings together buyers and sellers and, frequently, handles the money and payouts to the sellers. As my guest today has determined, digital infrastructure, eCommerce usage, competition, and workforce characteristics influence a country’s ability to establish a flourishing marketplace component to the economy. This marketplace economic model is a useful one enabling, […]