How the Great Depression impacted our modern financial world. Description: Mike and Brian dissect events that played a major role in the Great Depression such as the telephone, prohibition, food subsidies, bank closures, wage laws and more. We reflect on how each of these policy changes shaped the world we live in today and how … Continue reading Episode 170: The Great Depression
Description: This week Mike Townsend sits down with Jack Jia of Wyre. Jack is the founding employee at Wyre and in this show we talk about the inspiration for the idea which largely came from a PayPal hackathon in 2015. We talk about how Wyre uses bitcoin behind the scene to enable much faster and … Continue reading Episode 169: Interview with Jack Jia of Wyre
Description: An in-depth look at the history of the credit card companies that run our global financial networks. We touch it all, from the founding of American Express in 1850 to charge coins, money orders, traveler's checks, diners club cards, the first credit card US Patent, and the formation of Visa and MasterCard. The origin … Continue reading Episode 168: A Story of Credit Cards
What the present and future look like for the 2.5 billion adults without banking services Description The unbanked are often overlooked due to their inability to integrate into the global economic engine. In this episode, we look at who they are, what their life is like, and what obstacles stand in the way for them … Continue reading Episode 167: Unblocking the Unbanked
This week Behind The Coin Host Nako Mbelle sits down with Tyrone Ross of NobleBridge Wealth. Tyrone has more than a decade of experience in the financial services industry. Tyrone has worked for large wirehouse firms like Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch where he gained investment management and financial planning experience leading him to break … Continue reading Crypto Podcast BTC – Behind The Coin – Ep 5 – Interview with Tyrone Ross of NobleBridge Wealth
Episode 153 Take game theory, throw a lil' bit of real-money, add the stock markets of the world, squeeze some incentives and don't forget a pinch or two of the crypto-world and shake it (or stir it) - what do you get? You get daily fantasy trading! Trade against your peers and not the professionals. … Continue reading Fintech Podcast – Episode 153 – Interview with Lawrence Richardson CEO of Zero Sum Markets
Episode 152 This week the three co-hosts, Brian Roemmele, Mike Townsend and Faisal Khan are back on the air, discussing what is proverbial $64 Million Question: Is Bitcoin A Bubble? (or is this the real deal?) For the last couple of years, bitcoin has seen almost no sharp rise, until this year, from August onwards, … Continue reading Fintech Podcast – Episode 152 – Is Bitcoin A Bubble Or Is This The Real Deal?
Episode 151 Our guest today holds a Ph.D. in economics from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, better know as RMIT University (Australia) His thesis was titled "Safety and Soundness: An Economic History of Prudential Bank Regulation in Australia, 1893-2008", and offered the first comprehensive history of the politics and economics of prudential bank regulation in … Continue reading Fintech Podcast – Episode 151 – Understanding the world of Crypto-Economics as explained by Dr. Chris Berg