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.

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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.

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Bitcoin Tech Vs Wallstreet – A Love Hate Story. Tesla And Circle Make Moves.

Episode 60

We covered a few topics this week in a passionate debate about the future of payments and technology in our world.

  • 1. Tesla’s new $3,000 Powerwall
  • 2. Circle raises $50M
  • 3. Bitcoin battles Credit Unions
  • 4. Western Union ‘Exploring’ Pilot Program With Ripple Labs

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Founding Partner of Commerce Ventures Dan Rosen Shares Investment Insights

Episode 59

We had Dan Rosen, long time Venture Capalist on the show this week to share his investment thesis and what sectors of the payment industry are hot right now as well as insights into trends.

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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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