Richie Serna, CEO of Finix Payments, has had a front-seat view of the rise of FinTech payments. In a conversation with Collin Canright, Richie talked about His on-the-job education in payments integration. The influence of his immigrant parents and how Finix got its name. Competition with FinTech payments leader Stripe. The history of payments distribution. The … [Read more...] about Exploring the Future of Payments with Richie Serna, CEO, Finix Payments
The digital era continues to redefine industries, propelling the payment sector to the forefront of this transformation. Both consumers and businesses, driven by the pressing need for speed and convenience, have been gravitating towards faster and real-time payment mechanisms. Same Day ACH: Meeting the Urgency As an embodiment of this demand for swiftness, the growth of Same … [Read more...] about Embracing the Future of Faster Payments
FinTech investments surpassed every year prior in 2021 – $131.5 billion. That’s more than double 2020’s final tally, and 2020 had already set records for that year. It is safe to say that FinTech’s moment has arrived. The digital transformation of finance hit a transition point to become an integral part of business as usual for financial services across the board. In … [Read more...] about FinTech Forecast 2022
The payments industry is currently undergoing a once-in-a-generation change in infrastructure, as use cases increasingly shift towards the promise of faster, or even instant, payments settlement. Progress has been ongoing for years, but the reality of the global pandemic drove the reasons for innovation to the forefront of the minds of many in businesses from small to large … [Read more...] about Are Businesses Ready for Faster Payments?
Who can easily take advantage of the benefits of digital financial services and who cannot? Taken together, this list of articles and research papers shows that cash is no longer king. They also suggest increasing income inequality. The ticket to the digital economy and its efficiencies and rewards is a bank account. Bridging the gap between cash and digital has policy … [Read more...] about Crypto Investments and Faster Payments Meet the Unbanked and Unequal
Selling the concept of faster payments, in many of the myriad forms they can take, isn’t difficult. Most of the industry players agree it’s overdue: the U.S. hasn’t had a new payments structure in over 40 years. Needless to say, achieving it is a huge undertaking; not only in building the technology but also in getting large-scale adoption, as it requires buy-in from every … [Read more...] about Building Faster Payments: From Conception to Reality