A few years ago, a fintech company came to me with a formidable task.
“We’d like you to build a new product in four months,” they said, straight-faced and so matter-of-factly that the engineer in me felt an exciting adrenaline rush followed by a pragmatic gag reflex.
Developers don’t want payments, and they don’t want Elasticsearch. They want a better user experience for their users. They want the experience we have all come to expect from Uber (payments) and Google (Elasticsearch).
Real-time payments (RTP) is a payments network owned by The Clearing House (TCH). RTP enables 24/7 real-time electronic payments in the US, meaning you can transfer and receive funds immediately over its network at any time.
My path to working at an embedded payments startup isn’t as straightforward as I would’ve hoped. In college, I studied finance and computer science with the singular goal of joining a big hedge fund as a programmer.
Edtech. Fintech. B2B consulting. I’ve dabbled in several different industries, but I’ve always found ways to incorporate writing into my previous roles, from customer success to UX research and analytics.
We started Moov in 2017 to lend a trusted hand to developers building or integrating financial products. After more than 15 years of experience developing digital banking solutions, core banking, and payments, we knew that banking infrastructure could be better.
The recap This month marked the first meetings of the Moov ACH and ICL working groups. Our first of many ongoing monthly meetings where community members come together and discuss how we can improve our open source projects.