Episode 181: Interview with Kyle Hill

Founder of Redeeem.com Description In this interview Mike Townsend talks to Kyle Hill, which is a special episode because Kyle and Mike are co-founders of Redeeem (trusted peer-to-peer crypto gift card exchange), and have started 3 startups over the last 8 years together. Previous to Redeeem, they raised $23M for HomeHero, a tech-enabled home care marketplace. They talk about … Continue reading Episode 181: Interview with Kyle Hill

Episode 170: The Great Depression

Episode 170 The Great Depression

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

Fintech Podcast Episode 133 – Blockchain, The Dark Side of AI and Jeff Bezos Talks About Day 2

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

Fintech Podcast Episode 132 – Bitcoin Blockchain Breakdown with Matthew Mezinskis

Episode 132 Guest Matthew Mezinskis dials in from Latvia where he's lived for the last 10 years working in banking, finance, and payments. Matthew is the founder of Crypto Voices (https://cryptovoices.com/) an audio blog that focuses on Bitcoin, the blockchain, cryptocurrency, digital ledger technology, and broader FinTech, including all of the benefits and challenges that … Continue reading Fintech Podcast Episode 132 – Bitcoin Blockchain Breakdown with Matthew Mezinskis

Episode 131: What Is Workflow And Why Did Apple Just Buy Them?

Episode 131: What Is Workflow And Why Did Apple Just Buy Them?

Episode 131 This week Brian Roemmele and Mike Townsend discuss Apple’s new acquisition of Workflow and what it means for consumers, developers and what to expect next from Apple. During this rapid fire episode Brian and Mike dive into a bit of history about scripting and intent domains. We discuss the perception of AI in … Continue reading Episode 131: What Is Workflow And Why Did Apple Just Buy Them?

Episode 130 – Interview with Olivia Chow, Project Lead for Finder.com’s Money Transfer Awards 2017.

Episode 130 - Interview with Olivia Chow, Project Lead for Finder.com's Money Transfer Awards 2017

Episode 130 In this edition of Around the Coin, Faisal Khan interviews Olivia Chow, the Project Lead of Finder.com's Money Transfer Award. Olivia discusses how for the first time in the remittance industry, Finder.com is presenting awards to money transfer companies. These awards are based on weeks of detailed research that Olivia and her team … Continue reading Episode 130 – Interview with Olivia Chow, Project Lead for Finder.com’s Money Transfer Awards 2017.

Episode 129 Interview With Luke Salinas SVP Strategy At Adyen

Episode 129 Interview With Luke Salinas SVP Strategy At Adyen

Episode 129 In this edition of Around the Coin, we interview Luke Salinas, SVP Strategy for Adyen. Adyen is one of those companies, unless you're working with them not very many people know about them. This Dutch based payment processor started more than a decade ago and has become huge! Processing for the likes of … Continue reading Episode 129 Interview With Luke Salinas SVP Strategy At Adyen

Episode 128 Interview With Ambar Sur CEO Of Terrapay

Episode 128 Interview With Ambar Sur CEO Of Terrapay

Episode 128 This week I got to sit down with the Founder & CEO of TerraPay, Mr. Ambar Sur. Ambar started his career in the RF design of cell sites and has now gravitated towards payment. His idea of an interoperable payments world is slowly taking shape. We ask him what TerraPay is all about, … Continue reading Episode 128 Interview With Ambar Sur CEO Of Terrapay