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 … Continue reading Periodic Table of Remittances

Constantine Firun, Co-Founder of VoisiCard

Episode 64 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 … Continue reading Constantine Firun, Co-Founder of VoisiCard

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

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 … Continue reading Affirm Gets A $275M Adrenaline Shot While Clinkle Collapses

Zing.co CEO Nate Stewart Talks About Acquisition To BigCommerce

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.