Oscar Barillas

Oscar Barillas

Sep
28
Fed Rate Hike, what it means, and raising taxes as an alternative

Fed Rate Hike, what it means, and raising taxes as an alternative

In this week's newsletter, we'll discuss the Federal Reserve raising the rate another 75 basis points and what that means.
5 min read
Sep
11
Kanye West Adidas Yeezy

Kanye, Adidas, and the fight for creator control

There's a creative control debate between Kanye West and Adidas. The debate centers around financial and creative control for Yeezy.
6 min read
Sep
04
Sunday Read No. 8: Bay Area Writers and Artists

Sunday Read No. 8: Bay Area Writers and Artists

Today's Sunday Read focuses on bay area writers and artists. We'll explore the works of Soleil Ho, Liz Hernández, and
5 min read
Aug
28
House in Coayacan

Sunday Read No. 7: Student loan forgiveness, China's Real Estate collapse, and Mexico City's houses

Today's Sunday Read covers a few different topics: Student Loan Forgiveness, China's Real Estate collapse, and a collection of my
6 min read
Aug
23
What is Support Engineering?

What is Support Engineering?

Most SaaS companies have a team of Support Engineers, but there isn't a lot of documentation on the role. I wrote this post as an easy intro to Support Engineering.
1 min read
Aug
22
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What is the MATCH List? How does someone get on it?

MATCH, also known as the MasterCard Alert to Control High-risk Merchants (MATCH), is an alert system for high risk merchants.
2 min read
Aug
22
5 ways chargebacks can negatively impact you

5 ways chargebacks can negatively impact you

As a merchant or software company, chargebacks can negatively impact you. Below are 5 ways Chargebacks can negatively impact you.
2 min read
Aug
22
Payment Facilitation Field Guide

Payment Facilitation Field Guide

This Payment Facilitation Field Guide will navigate you through Payment Facilitation. Below you'll find a curated set of posts and
2 min read
Aug
18
Galanga Thai House (CDMX)

Galanga Thai House (CDMX)

Vero and I had Galanga Thai House our first night in Cuidad de Mexico. We wanted something savory and with
2 min read
Aug
17
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How to become a Payment Facilitator

Over the last four years at Finix, I’ve assisted many companies transition to Payment Facilitators. I’ve written this post to help explain how to become a Payment Facilitator in 8 steps.
6 min read