Episode 161: The Rabbit Hole of Currency

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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.

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Fintech Podcast – Episode 158 – The Fragmented World of Payments

This week Mike Townsend and Faisal Khan discuss the topic that has been on everyone else’s mind, but we hardly speak of it. The fragmented world of payments and how broken the system is. We discuss with simple examples of why the cross-border money transfer system is broken and how it represents a multi trillion dollar opportunity.

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Fintech Podcast – Episode 157 – Pulse Check on the Crypto Payments World

The original crew – Brian Roemmele, Mike Townsend, and Faisal Khan –  get back on the air. This time we discuss all that is going in the world of payments, especially crypto-based regulation.

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Fintech Podcast – Episode 155 – Interview with Evgeni Mitkov COO of Everex

Episode 155

In this episode of our Fintech podcast, Around the Coin, Faisal talks to Evgeni Mitkov, the COO of Everex.

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Everex is a blockchain technology provider offering global money transfer, payment and currency exchange solutions to financial and non-financial institutions worldwide.

Everex technology enables its partners to usher individuals and SMEs, with or without access to banking services, into the new global economy with real-time fiat payments using distributed ledger technology. Fiat currency transactions are powered and governed by smart contracts in compliance with existing regulations. Everex payment ecosystem brings the best of banking and blockchain together.

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Fintech Podcast – Episode 154 – Bitcoin Challenge with Amelie Arras

Episode 154

Amelie is a Director of Marketing at Adastra Marketing, a UK based specialist FinTech marketing agency, with a dedicated team passionate about the future of payments and financial services.

Following the success of experimenting living solely on bitcoin last year in the Payments Race from Toronto to Las Vegas, organized by Money20/20 and Fintech Finance, Amelie Arras, is going back on another bitcoin adventure, traveling this time from Hong Kong all the way down to Singapore.

In a quest to best demonstrate the real-world challenges of everyday transactions, using nothing but bitcoin, Amelie’s challenge is to purchase everything from food to travel to accommodation during the five-day race, beginning in Hong Kong on 10th March 2018. Amelie must complete a series of daring challenges en route to win points along the way; competing with more traditional payment method including, mobile payments, gold, cash and plastic card, the person with the most number of points when they cross the finish line at Money20/20 Asia in Singapore is the winner.

With her bitcoin wallet, (Blockchain Wallet) and trusty video camera, her sponsor Coinfloor has ultimate faith that the bitcoin racer will win, or at least pass the finish line in time! “Coinfloor is delighted to be sponsoring Amelie’s bid to retain her Payments Race champion title.  We’re excited to watch her engage with crypto enthusiasts across Asia as a Bitcoin Ambassador.  Good luck Amelie!”, says Obi Nwosu, CEO of Coinfloor.

Amelie will be mentored by some great minds in payments including Teo Vincent, VP of OCBC Bank, Anson Zeall,  CEO of Coinpip, and Leda Glyptis, CIO at QNB Group.

Follow the race and track Amelie’s progress as she embarks on her second Bitcoin Challenge across Asia. Follow her daily journey and preparation via:

Twitter: @ameliearras

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fintechie/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ameliearras/

LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/ameliearras

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ameliearras/

Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/ameliearras

Telegram: @AmelieArras

WeChat ID: ameliearras

Get involved and join #TeamBitcoin

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