Periodic Table of Remittances

 

Periodic Table of Remittances
Periodic Table of Remittances

 

Faisal Khan, the co-host of Around The Coin podcast, recently published the World’s First Periodic Table of Remittances (Money Transfer). The original post along with the links of the entities depicted in the table above can be found here.


 

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

Constantine Firun, Co-Founder of VoisiCard

Episode 64

Constantine Firun Co-Founder VoisiCard

VoisiCard

This week, Faisal Khan interviews Constantine Firun, Co-Founder of VoisiCard. Voisicard is a full stack banking solution for Telcos. It provides interoperability between MNOs and raises ARPU offering user-friendly banking services for subscribers along with customer intelligence data for merchants.

On the back-end, Voisicard reduces fraud risk and optimizes Telcos banking expenditures. Transaction costs for real-time regional and international payments are significantly lower without changing how Telcos work with conventional banks.

On the front-end, customers and merchants get user-friendly, affordable and widely available mCommerce/eCommerce and brick&mortar payment platform compatible with existing infrastructure (mobile and PC) with additional banking services – including remittances, P2P loans and automated investments.

Voisicard combines military grade voice biometry, state-of-the-art cryptography and sophisticated machine learning techniques delivering industrial-grade financial and customer intelligence product.

Technically Voisicard is a middleware product designed to connect Telco’s billing and banking account. Interoperability between multiple Telcos is available via cryptographic protocol powering payment platform. As of February 2015 Voisicard is in alpha development stage with fully developed roadmap and production-ready front-end solution compatible with mobile and PC devices. Back-end and integration with telco billing is ongoing. Deployment is ongoing with MVNO launching in 12 European and Asian markets in late 2015.

The team behind Voisicard has a vast experience in financial services technology, voice biometry, speech recognition and machine learning. Previous projects include High-Frequency Trading algorithms, intelligent personal assistants, real-time bidding platforms and conventional banking software integrations.

Our speakers in this week’s episode:

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Bitcoin startup 21 raises US$ 116 Million, NASDAQ explores Blockchain and Money Transmitter Licenses

Episode 63

This week we cover Bitcoin Startup 21 that raised US$ 116 Million. Everyone is speculating as to what 21 would be doing with the money. Would it be mining hardware? Cloud based mining contracts? or something else. NASDAQ, the stock market for the next 100 years is experimenting with Blockchain, and Faisal Khan and his quest for digging out money transmitter licenses, who has them and who might be getting them.

Our speakers in this week’s episode:

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Affirm Gets A $275M Adrenaline Shot While Clinkle Collapses

Episode 62

Brian and Mike have fun this week chatting about recent topics in the news and as usual diving deep into the behavioral psychology and economics behind it all.

Topics we touched on include Clinkle, Moven joining Accenture, Square raising more money, Affirm raising $275M, Ripple fined $700,000, LearnVest acquired for $250M.

Our speakers in this week’s episode:

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Zing.co CEO Nate Stewart Talks About Acquisition To BigCommerce

Episode 61

Nate Stewart - Zing

This week was a special show as we had guest Nate Stewart on the show to discuss the acquisition of Zing.co to BigCommerce. Nate Stewart and Mike Townsend worked together in the early days of Zing and so the story of Zing being acquired carries a special significance.

Our speakers in this week’s episode:

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