Episode 194: Interview with Alex Bouaziz

Around the Coin Fintech Podcast Episode 194 Interview with Alex Bouaziz

CEO of Deel Description: In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Alex Bouaziz, the founder and CEO of Deel. Alex is a true international entrepreneur, having been born and raised in Paris, France, he then went to undergraduate university in Tel Aviv, Israel, studying civil and environmental engineering. We chatted about his time getting a master's degree at MIT … Continue reading Episode 194: Interview with Alex Bouaziz

Episode 187: Interview with Chris Maurice

Episode 187 Interview with Chris Maurice founder of Yellow Card

CEO and Co-founder of Yellow Card, a cryptocurrency exchange operating across Africa Description: In this interview Mike Townsend interviews Chris Maurice, CEO and Co-founder of Yellow Card, a cryptocurrency exchange operating across Africa. In high school, Chris started an SEO consulting firm which helped optimize over 140 websites on Google, including Prezi.com. In college, he … Continue reading Episode 187: Interview with Chris Maurice

Episode 186: Interview with Greg Kolodziejzyk

Episode 186 Interview with Greg Kolodziejzyk

Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO at AlgoLab Capital Management Ltd Description In this interview Mike Townsend interviews Greg Kolodziejzyk, founder of AlgoLab. In his 20's Greg quit his job at a local oil company based out of Calgary Albert and started his own business as a freelance graphic designer. In 1994 his company, Image Club, was purchased for millions … Continue reading Episode 186: Interview with Greg Kolodziejzyk

Episode 185: Interview with Jack Nikogosian

Founder and CEO of Fintech company ARYZE. Description Jack Nikogosian is an engaging speaker and very passionate about payments, crypto, and banking. In 2015, Jack already proved his interest in crypto by living off of bitcoin for a whole month, earning him the name Bitcoin Jack. His involvement and professionalism within the blockchain and crypto sphere … Continue reading Episode 185: Interview with Jack Nikogosian

Episode 184: Interview with Ethan Austin

Around The Coin - Episode 184 - Interview with Ethan Austin MD of Techstars and Western Union Accelerator

MD of Techstars & Western Union Accelerator Description In this interview Mike Townsend interviews Ethan Austin, who overseas all operations at the Techstars & Western Union Accelerator. This Techstars program focuses on investing in startups looking to shape the future of money. Ethan and Mike talk about the history of Western Union, which is now about 170 … Continue reading Episode 184: Interview with Ethan Austin

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

Episode 161: The Rabbit Hole of Currency

Premier Fintech Podcast - Around the Coin The trio, Brian Roemmele, Mike Townsend and Faisal Khan are back on air, starting season four of Around The Coin. This week we discuss: Thoughts on why currency evolved, how it shaped the world around us, and the inevitable future direction it will take. Co-Hosts: - Brian Roemmele: … Continue reading Episode 161: The Rabbit Hole of Currency