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
Episode 139 This week Brian Roemmele & Faisal Khan discuss the philosophical questions on the right of individuals to hold on to their own wealth. For centuries now, monetary value has been controlled by the Crown/Government. Today, with the disruption in the wealth creation, distribution, storage and payment verticals, a consensus based currency (or currencies) … Continue reading Fintech Podcast, Episode 139: Civil right to own & hold your own wealth!
Episode 138 This week, Kathleen Breitman, CEO of Tezos was interviewed by Faisal Khan for Around The Coin. We were very grateful for Kathleen to take time out from her busy schedule and update us on what tezos is all about and its upcoming initial coin offering. Tezos is a blockchain-based smart contract platform with … Continue reading Fintech Podcast, Episode 138: Interview with Kathleen Breitman, CEO of Tezos.
Episode 137 This week Brian Roemmele and Faisal Khan discuss the epic rise of Bitcoin. Once termed as a fad or tulip mania, it is fair to say, Bitcoin has reached critical mass and there is no way the genie can be put back into the bottle now. Brian also discusses attending Apple WWDC (World … Continue reading Fintech Podcast, Episode 137: The rise, rise and rise of Bitcoin, plus our take on the ICO storm.
Episode 136 This week Brian, Faisal and Mike are back into the thick of things, discussing payments. Brian covers his epic attendance of the ETA conference and what he saw there. Mike and Faisal discuss with Brian, the emergence of Amazon Echo and what it means for the masses, both in the developed world and … Continue reading Fintech Podcast – Episode 136 – Coverage of ETA Conference and Amazon’s Echo!
Episode 135 Brian and Mike back at it for an intense discussion about altruism and how people think about donating money and charity. In the first part of the conversation, Brian and Mike initially discuss their favorite product of the week then spend time on Amazon's new announcement about the new Echo with a camera. … Continue reading Fintech Podcast Episode 135 Understanding Effective Altruism And Why Amazon’s Echo Just Grew Eyes
Episode 134 This week the trio is back after a long break. Mike, Brian, and Faisal discuss a wide variety of subjects points for this week’s show. Faisal updates us on his travels to Madrid, attending the IMTC (International Money Transfer Conference) EMEA 2017 earlier in April, and his trip to Istanbul. The conversation then … Continue reading Fintech Podcast Episode 134 – MoneyGram Merger, Quora’s successful fund raise and Neural Hooks
Episode 133 Brian and Mike back on the show for another fun thought provoking discussion across many topics. We first covered Brian’s in person presentation to startup founders, investors and payment executives at Propeler VC last week. This week’s two special shout outs are: Jason Fiedler VC Investor @ Red Sea Ventures https://medium.com/@jasonfiedler/the-magic-of-mobile-pay-60136a886f9a Brett Caine … Continue reading Fintech Podcast Episode 133 – Blockchain, The Dark Side of AI and Jeff Bezos Talks About Day 2