In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with William Li, the CEO and co-founder of Akulaku, a leading financial technology company improving the quality of life in Southeast Asia through the advancement of digital financial services. Akulaku offers customers a full suite of financial services, including consumer financing, e-commerce, digital investments, digital banking and insurance brokerage. … Continue reading Episode 257: William Li, CEO, Akulaku
In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Chris Cox, the Chief Operating Officer of Apiture. Chris oversees all aspects of business operations. Previously, Chris was the General Manager of First Data’s digital banking business. He also led mobile payment product development efforts at First Data. Prior to joining First Data, Chris was a Principal … Continue reading Episode 256: Chris Cox, COO of Apiture
In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Sean De Clercq, CEO of Kickfurther. Sean founded Kickfurther when he had to deal with the inventory finance problem with a previous merchandising company. Now he's solving that problem for other entrepreneurs. Sean De Clercq, CEO of Kickfurther Co-Hosts: Mike Townsend: https://www.linkedin.com/in/townsendmike/ Official Website: http://www.aroundthecoin.com Available On… iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/around-the-coin/id805021615Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/around-the-coinYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aroundthecoinQuora: https://aroundthecoin.quora.com/Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/aroundthecoinBuzzsprout: https://aroundthecoin.buzzsprout.com/Medium: https://medium.com/around-the-coinTwitter: https://twitter.com/aroundthecoinFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/aroundthecoin/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/around-the-coin/
In this episode, Tegan Kline speaks with Arjun Bhuptani, one of the founders of and project lead at Connext. Connext is building a network for fast, frequent interactions between chains that is growing rapidly and is being used by top tier projects like the Graph, Polygon, and Arbitrum. Arjun Bhuptani, Founder of Connext Co-Hosts: Tegan … Continue reading Episode 254: Arjun Bhuptani, Founder of Connext
In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Nigel Walsh, the Managing Director for Insurance at Google Cloud, responsible for leading the firm's approach to Insurance, leveraging the best in market capability from Google's Cloud proposition, addressing mission critical Insurance challenges, from claims and underwriting to leveraging the company's AI and ML know-how - driving better … Continue reading Episode 253: Nigel Walsh, MD, Insurance at Google Cloud
In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Matthew Beecher, CEO of Neocova. Matt is an entrepreneur, business-builder, and investor with a 30-year track record of success in both public and private markets. From founding and driving growth and scale in fintech and financial services to leading companies that have realized returns of $1 billion. Prior to … Continue reading Episode 252: Matthew Beecher, CEO of Neocova
In this episode, Tegan Kline speaks with Doug Petkanics, the Founder and CEO at Livepeer, where he focuses on protocol research and software development. Livepeer is building an open-source video infrastructure platform, which leverages decentralization to drive down costs and meet the needs of developers building video streaming applications at scale. Prior to Livepeer, Doug … Continue reading Episode 251: Doug Petkanics, Founder, CEO at Livepeer Inc.
In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Denelle Dixon, the CEO and Executive Director of the Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit organization using blockchain to unlock the world’s economic potential by making money more fluid, markets more open, and people more empowered. Before joining Stellar, Dixon served as COO of Mozilla, one of the most … Continue reading Episode 250: Denelle Dixon, CEO of Stellar Development Foundation