The Inspirational Story of the Digital Finance Institute with Christine Duhaime and Sam Maule

Episode 58

This week we had Christine Duhaime and Sam Maule of Digital Finance Institute join us on the show with an incredibly inspiring story of how they grew this non-profit organization into a world-changing endeavor through the lens of payments.

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Story of Charlie Shrem Going to Jail and New SEC Crowdfunding Law

Episode 57

This week Brian shared his experience of joining Brett King on podcast Breaking Banks. While Brians podcast focused on Apply pay, we learned of an incredible story of Charlie Shrem, a payment technology entrepreneur who is going to jail because of a retroactive law that outlawed specific transactions from years ago.

In the second part of the podcast we discussed the recent change in SEC raising the limit to $50 million that can be raised by private companies.

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Remittance Industry Players At A Glance (Infographic)

Faisal Khan our co-host authored this infographic that depicts the Remittance Industry Players At a Glance. The original posted can be downloaded from here.

Remittance Players At A Glance


About the Author: Faisal Khan is a banking / payments consultant and digital money evangelist. He is the co-host of Around the Coin, a weekly podcast on banking, money and payments. He is also a frequent contributor to popular Q&A site Quora. His official website is at www.faisalkhan.com

Facebook Payments and a Brief History of Social Payments

Episode 56

This week Brian and Faisal dove deep into social payments, with an in-depth history of the social payment landscape that puts a fascinating perspective on predictions for how social payments will turn out.

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Microsoft Payments: Fashionably Late.

Microsoft Money Transmitter Licenses

I’ve been nearly obsessed with companies who go and get their money transmitter licenses, especially publicly traded companies, because one can draw various conclusions from the Quarterly 10-Q filing reports. Ever since I broke the story on Microsoft applying for money transmitter licenses, and being awarded one license recently in Idaho, I’m trying to think where is Microsoft going with all this? (more…)