Interview with Les Riedl, CEO of GlobeOne and weekly roundup!

Episode 69

Interview with Les Riedl, CEO of GlobeOne.

Les Riedl CEO of GlobeOne

 

GlobeOne

About GlobeOne

GlobeOne was established in 2013 by a group of socially minded entrepreneurs – all accomplished leaders in their respective industries – who are aligned on a mission to create financial opportunities for the growing number of dissatisfied, underserved, and socially conscious millennial consumers to improve and enhance their financial well-being.

Capitalizing on the worldwide explosion of access to mobile-based devices and the development of new technologies, GlobeOne provides access to a social banking solution based on an innovative global financial ecosystem for a community of networked Member Banks, Corporate Members and Individual Members. The new ecosystem not only provides for the Individual Members’ banking needs but also a global solution for financial exclusion and immobility.

Through GlobeOne’s innovative digital platform, the GlobeOne Member Banks will offer a demand deposit account with a debit card, a security savings account, a secured line of credit, domestic and international transfers between GlobeOne Members, and access to the patent-pending global income-building SocialBoostTM program, which gives Individual Members the opportunity to earn a new income stream and build savings while helping those who need it most.

Our goal is to have 50 million Individual Members in 30 countries through a network of Member Banks by 2020. Our priority markets are U.S., Mexico, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Colombia, India, China, Philippines, Brazil, EU, Nigeria, and Indonesia.

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Mike Townsend visits NY and drops in at Techstars Accelerator Program

Episode 68

While visiting New York, Mike Townsend drops in at the Techstars / 2015 Barclays Accelerator. Mike met up with…

  • Tommy Nicholas (Alloy)
  • Jonathan Levin (Chainanalysis)
  • Gadi Ruschin (Ogydocs)
  • Rachel Cook (Seeds) and
  • Jenny Fielding of Techstars.

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HomeHero raises $20 Million, PayPal’s acquisition of Xoom & what this means for Facebook and Ebay

Episode 67

The three Amigos are back!

This week we discuss how Mike Townsend (our co-host), who raised US$ 20+ Million in venture capital funding for his Senior Care Startup called HomeHero.

Congrats Mike!

Brian gives his perspective on the separation of Ebay and Paypal. PayPal’s acquisition of Xoom and how we would be seeing the new roaring PayPal and more Brian’s prediction that more acquisitions would be coming PayPal’s way. We also discuss Facebook’s Messenger which went live nationwide in the US. We discuss the possibility of Cisco entering into the payments business and towards the end we briefly discuss Ebay and what it would be doing in the days to come.

Our speakers in this week’s episode:

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Apple Pay, Android Pay, Dwolla, Free Payments and where banking is heading in general

Episode 66

In this episode of Around The Coin, Brian and Faisal talk about Apple Pay and the recently introduced Android Pay. We also discuss the merits of incorporating the Loyalty program (always the low hanging fruit).

We talked about how ad-blocking technology is going to affect revenue for large companies like Google who depend on ad-revenue. How difficult it is for existing advertising paradigms to exist.

We also talk about Dwolla’s free payments and would payments eventually become free? Also, we touch upon how such ecosystems are changing banking, slowly changing financial services.

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Interview with Nicolas Mertens, CEO of Sign2Pay

Episode 65

Around The Coin Interview with Nicolas Mertens CEO of Sign2Pay (Fintech Podcast)

Sign2Pay

Interview with Nicolas Mertens, CEO of Sign2Pay

This week, Faisal Khan interviews Nicolas Mertens, CEO of Sign2Pay.  Sign2Pay is a Belgium based FinTech startup that developed a proprietary signature recognition algorithm. This algorithm is used to authenticate and process mobile e-commerce payments using consumers’ existing bank accounts. Sign2Pay’s founders to date have raised a total of €600,000 in angel investment which brings on board (former) founders and executives from Exact Software and Payvision.

Our speakers in this week’s episode:

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