Payments on Fire

Episode 73 – FinTech South, Payments Boot Camp, and Biometric Authentication – Andrew Gowasack, TrustStamp

This episode of Payments on Fire covers two topics – payments in Atlanta and the essential challenge of online authentication and identity. May in Atlanta – FinTech South and the Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp Everyone in the payments industry knows that Atlanta is a hotbed of activity. Coming shortly to Atlanta are two fintech-focused events […]

Payments on Fire

Episode 71 – The Tech Bringing B2B Fintech to the Mid-tier Bank – Lisa Shields, FI.SPAN

Mid-market financial institutions have enormously strong relationships with their banking customers. But their size makes home grown IT difficult because it is simply too hard, and too costly, to meet all the B2B finance needs of their enterprise customers. The answer, of course, is deeper integration to third party software systems like SAP, Oracle, JDA […]

Payments on Fire

Episode 67 – The Conversational User Interface – Glenbrook’s Russ Jones

Voice is the natural user interface and the robots are coming to take it on. Enabled by high volume consumer devices like Amazon Echo, Google Home, Apple’s Siri, and powered by artificial intelligence engines like Amazon’s Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple’s Siri, we are headed toward making voice-enabled commerce and payments a common experience. Russ […]

Payments on Fire

Episode 65 – Gates Foundation and Mojaloop – Kosta Peric

Once upon a time, text messaging systems didn’t interoperate. But when they did, usage skyrocketed. Many of the world’s mobile money payment systems still operate within that old “walled garden” model, limiting the ability of citizens in areas like Southern Africa to send money home to family, pay utility bills, and, most important, enjoy the […]