CEO of Coin Cloud Description: In this show, Mike Townsend interviews Chris McAlary, the CEO of Coin Cloud, the world’s largest network of two-way digital currency kiosks. From his early days as a Bitcoin miner to now, he is a pioneer in the cryptocurrency industry. When Robocoin installed the world’s first Bitcoin ATM in Vancouver, BC, … Continue reading Episode 193: Interview with Chris McAlary
CEO of Hometown Description: In this interview, Mike Townsend interviews Ljuba Youngblom, the co-founder and CEO of Hometown, an early-stage startup app reimagining local news from the ground up. Prior to that, Ljuba co-founded the connected car startup Automatic Labs, which was acquired by SiriusXM in 2017. He’s a UX designer, mentor, and pragmatic do-gooder living in … Continue reading Episode 192: Interview with Ljuba Youngblom
CEO of CoinPayments Description: In this interview, Mike Townsend interviews Jason Butcher, CEO of CoinPayments. Jason took over as CEO after running HODLtech, a crypto consultancy. He now leads CoinPayments which is most known for being a leader in facilitating cryptocurrency payments for businesses. CoinPayments has over 1800 crypto options, over 100,000 merchant customers, processing over … Continue reading Episode 191: Interview with Jason Butcher
Founder and CEO of Cadence Description: In this show, Mike Townsend interviews Nelson Chu, founder, and CEO of Cadence. Nelson is a 3x startup founder with several years of experience at the top investment management firms, including Bank of America and BlackRock. Prior to Cadence, he founded a strategy consulting firm specializing in helping companies … Continue reading Episode 190: Interview with Nelson Chu
Co-founder and CEO of Set Protocol Description: In this interview, Mike Townsend interviews Felix Feng, founder of Set Protocol.He previously worked at 21.co (acquired by Coinbase) and Radius, and graduated from UC Berkeley. We learn how Felix came up with the idea for Set Protocol and how he raised money and grew his team. Set … Continue reading Episode 189: Interview with Felix Feng
In this episode, we get a chance to sit down and have a chat with Andy Bryant, who is the COO of bitFlyer Europe. bitFlyer is a licensed cryptocurrency exchange in Japan and holds additional licenses in Europe and the United States. We talk with Andy where we stand today with respect to crypto exchanges … Continue reading Episode 165: Interview with Andy Bryant COO bitFlyer Europe
Premier Fintech Podcast – Around the Coin Faisal, Mike, and Brian jump right in the deep end debating the decision of tech giants like Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook to ban people for spreading the wrong ideas. We talk about how ancient civilizations dealt with free speech, and how special and unusual free speech is today. … Continue reading Episode 164: Is Speech Too Dangerous To Be Free?
The original crew - Brian Roemmele, Mike Townsend, and Faisal Khan - get back on the air. This time we discuss all that is going in the world of payments, especially crypto-based regulation. Co-Hosts: Mike Townsend Brian Roemmele: http://www.quora.com/Brian-Roemmele Faisal Khan: https://faisalkhan.com Official Website: http://aroundthecoin.com We are available on… iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/around-the-coin/id805021615 Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/around-the-coin YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aroundthecoin Quora: https://aroundthecoin.quora.com/ Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/aroundthecoin Medium: https://medium.com/around-the-coin Twitter: https://twitter.com/aroundthecoin Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aroundthecoin/