Episode 164: Is Speech Too Dangerous To Be Free?

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?

Fintech Podcast Episode 134 – MoneyGram Merger, Quora’s successful fund raise and Neural Hooks

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

Big Moves by Facebook, Uber, and Braintree

Episode 85 This week we talk Facebook+Uber+Braintree, what are they up to? Apple Pay and Samsung enter China partner China Union Pay, Target's rumored new Wallet App using NFC, Global Payments acquires Heartland Payment systems, Pinterest Buyable pins now come with price tracking, plus new segments in our show, including Limelight where we showcase a new … Continue reading Big Moves by Facebook, Uber, and Braintree

Facebook Payments and a Brief History of Social Payments

This week Brian and Faisal dove deep into social payments, with an in-depth history of the social payment landscape that puts a fascinating perspective on predictions for how social payments will turn out.