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IPA Payments Pod

Jun 27, 2023

In his book Tools and Weapons, Microsoft President Brad Smith, writes about how the growth of technology is changing everyone’s lives for better and worse. 

In the latest meeting of the IPA book club, we are joined by Sandi Piatz, the head of market for APS, an IPA member, to discuss the book. She recommended it

Jun 21, 2023


Fifth Third Bank’s recent acquisition of fintech Rise Money builds on a long history of financial services innovation.  

In this episode, Tom Bianco, the general manager of embedded payments at Fifth Third, discusses the Rise acquisition and how it is part of a tradition developing new products and services....

Jun 15, 2023

It looks like a busy summer ahead.

In this episode, Brian Tate, the IPA’s CEO, and Chris Stromberg, IPA’s director of government relations, discuss what is happening at the state and federal levels of regulation. They cover a pending bill to ban plastic gift cards in California, a recent issue spotlight on payment...

Jun 9, 2023

Successful innovation in financial services requires a number of elements to come together in just the right way.  

Innovators need to combine new technology, market opportunities, and regulatory compliance to create the next generation of successful products. 

The keys to making this combination work came out in