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February 28, 2013

Glenbrook's Spring 2013 Payments Boot Camp Schedule

GP Logo Horizontal 140pxGlenbrook’s 2013 Spring Payments Boot Camps in New York and the San Francisco Bay Area are now open for registration. Payments Boot Camps are being offered April 16-17 in New York City and May 7-8 in Palo Alto, CA.
On Day One, we do a fast, comprehensive overview of the core payments systems, the perspectives of the constituents (consumers, merchants, networks, processors....) and the economic, technical and regulatory levers that make it all work. We finish Day One with a session on Global Payments, covering both local country payments systems and the critical topic of cross-border payments. On Day Two, we help you understand mobile wallets (along with all the other many emerging payments plays) in context of the overall payments industry.

This spring we are also offering a one day Special Workshop on "Innovation in Payments" on May 9th in Palo Alto, CA.

Agendas, testimonials, and logistics information is available on the Glenbrook Payments Essentials website.

February 27, 2013

February 26, 2013

Visa, JPMorgan Chase to Form 'Chase Merchant Services'

Visa logo 60pxhVisa and JPMorgan Chase have announced that the companies have agreed to a letter of intent for a new and expanded 10-year renewable partnership agreement to better serve both Chase cardholders and merchants.
“We are pleased to extend our long-term partnership with Visa,” said Gordon Smith, CEO of Consumer & Community Banking, JPMorgan Chase. “Chase Merchant Services enables us to build direct relationships with merchants and give enhanced benefits, such as targeted offers and discounts to Chase Visa cardholders.”

Chase Merchant Services combines the capabilities of JPMorgan Chase’s acquiring business, support functions and extensive card portfolio with a customized processing solution that Visa and JPMorgan Chase will create using Visa’s network, VisaNet.

Foursquare Specials for Cards Program Utilizing First Data OfferWise

First data logo 140x60px First Data announced they are working with Foursquare to extend their Foursquare Specials for Credit Cards program to now accept Visa and MasterCard, and most debit cards through First Data OfferWise.
To redeem the Foursquare Specials, consumers simply connect their card of choice, check-in at participating First Data merchants, and pay for their purchase with their connected card. The discount is automatically sent back to their credit card or bank account and they'll be notified by Foursquare of the money they saved.

Visa Announcements from Mobile World Congress 2013

Visa logo 60pxhVisa made a number of announcements late last week and this week at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona.

The Visa Ready Program includes 'Visa Ready for Mobile Acceptance (mPOS) Solutions' and 'Visa Ready for Mobile (NFC) Payments'.

February 25, 2013

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