Episode 169: Interview with Jack Jia of Wyre

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

Fintech Podcast – Episode 158 – The Fragmented World of Payments

This week Mike Townsend and Faisal Khan discuss the topic that has been on everyone else’s mind, but we hardly speak of it. The fragmented world of payments and how broken the system is. We discuss with simple examples of why the cross-border money transfer system is broken and how it represents a multi trillion … Continue reading Fintech Podcast – Episode 158 – The Fragmented World of Payments

Fintech Podcast – Money On the Move – Episode 2 – Behind The Figures

In the second episode of Money on the Move, Faisal and Malini decode the often quoted figure of $600 billion annual remittances in 2017. They attempt to explain where this number comes from and how it is calculated. Our hosts also talk about the unbanked world, how money transfer takes place through mobile money, and … Continue reading Fintech Podcast – Money On the Move – Episode 2 – Behind The Figures

Episode 106: Interview with Sean Safahi, CEO of Bold

Episode 106 This week joining us is Sean Safahi, who is the CEO of Bold. Bold is a  SF payments company and to explain what they do, etc. we have Sean on the mic this week. About Bold: Bold is the most comprehensive payouts platform, enabling businesses to manage and send payouts thousands of independent workers or … Continue reading Episode 106: Interview with Sean Safahi, CEO of Bold