Episode 309: Michael Weisz, Founder & President Yieldstreet

Around the Coin Episode 309 Michael Weisz, Founder & President Yieldstreet

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Michael Weisz, Co-founder and President of Yieldstreet, the only multi-asset alternative investment platform for retail investors. As a seasoned Alternative Investments expert, Michael has created access to investments spanning art, real estate, private business credit, litigation, and marine financing, structured notes, and more previously only available to ultra-high … Continue reading Episode 309: Michael Weisz, Founder & President Yieldstreet

Episode 306: Brad Levy, CEO of Symphony

Around the Coin Episode 306 Brad Levy, CEO of Symphony

In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Brad Levy, CEO of Symphony, the leading financial markets’ infrastructure and technology platform. A driven and dedicated leader with decades of experience in the financial services industry, Brad has played an integral role in the growth of Symphony, and particularly in establishing Symphony’s platform as a critical market infrastructure … Continue reading Episode 306: Brad Levy, CEO of Symphony

Episode 295: Vivek Krishnamurthy, Principal at Commerce Ventures

Around the Coin Episode 295 Vivek Krishnamurthy, Principal at Commerce Ventures

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Vivek Krishnamurthy, Principal at Commerce Ventures, an early-stage FinTech, InsurTech & RetailTech focused fund based in San Francisco. The Fund's investments include Marqeta, Bill.com, MX, Socure, Forter, and +90 others. At Commerce Ventures, Vivek primarily focuses on vertical FinTech applications, core financial services enablement technologies, and insurance data … Continue reading Episode 295: Vivek Krishnamurthy, Principal at Commerce Ventures

Episode 290: G. Scott Paterson, Executive Chairman of FutureVault

Around the Coin Episode 290 G. Scott Paterson, Executive Chairman of FutureVault

In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews G. Scott Paterson, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of FutureVault. Mr. Paterson, 57, is a prolific entrepreneur, financier and investor focused on technology and media. He is also the Chairman of QYOU Media (TSXV:QYOU), and Lead Director of Giftagram. Mr. Paterson began his career as a financial advisor in 1985 … Continue reading Episode 290: G. Scott Paterson, Executive Chairman of FutureVault

Episode 257: William Li, CEO, Akulaku

Around the Coin Episode 257 William Li, CEO, Akulaku

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with William Li, the CEO and co-founder of Akulaku, a leading financial technology company improving the quality of life in Southeast Asia through the advancement of digital financial services. Akulaku offers customers a full suite of financial services, including consumer financing, e-commerce, digital investments, digital banking and insurance brokerage. … Continue reading Episode 257: William Li, CEO, Akulaku

Episode 248: Matt Midson, CEO of CPQi North America

Around the Coin Episode 248 Matt Midson, CEO CPQi North America

In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Matt Midson, the CEO for North America at CPQi. Matt has over 28 years of senior IT leadership experience, consulting, business development, and leading diverse teams in the Americas, Europe, and Asia within Financial Services. Matt has demonstrated he can manage all aspects of technology and business … Continue reading Episode 248: Matt Midson, CEO of CPQi North America

Episode 247: Amanda Jacobson, Chief of Staff at Oyster Financial

Around the Coin Episode 247 Amanda Jacobson Chief of Staff Oyster Financial

In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Amanda Jacobson, Chief of Staff for Oyster Financial, a digital financial platform for small- and medium-sized businesses. Oyster Financial is co-headquartered in Mexico City and San Francisco. Prior to joining Oyster’s executive management team, she invested in a portfolio of nine fintech startups for Fiinlab, the innovation lab of … Continue reading Episode 247: Amanda Jacobson, Chief of Staff at Oyster Financial

Episode 244: Amrit Santhirasenan, Founder and CEO of Hyperexponential

Around the Coin Episode 244 Amrit Santhirasenan, Founder and CEO of Hyperexponential

In our latest episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Amrit Santhirasenan, Founder & CEO of Hyperexponential. Amrit is fast becoming an influential figure in the world of fintech. He's founder and CEO of hyperexponential (hx), a cutting-edge fintech startup that's transforming the world of insurance. Amrit is actively engaged in tackling the broader challenges faced … Continue reading Episode 244: Amrit Santhirasenan, Founder and CEO of Hyperexponential