Alternatively, how economic illiterate are you? Description: This week the trio is back on the air. Brian and Mike discuss what does capitalism and socialism mean in today's world? (Faisal unfortunately, dropped out due to technical reasons). We discuss the role of centralized governments and economic frameworks in areas such as healthcare, education, and much … Continue reading Episode 172: Crash Course in Economic Literacy
Founder of Tagomi Description: Mike Townsend sits down with Marc Bhargava. Marc is the founder of Tagomi, the first electronic agency prime brokerage in the digital assets space. We discuss why now is the perfect time to be building in crypto, what Marc's most contrarian crypto views are, and other thought-provoking ideas in the space. … Continue reading Episode 171: Interview with Marc Bhargava
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
Description: This week Mike Townsend sits down with Jack Jia of Wyre. Jack is the founding employee at Wyre and in this show we talk about the inspiration for the idea which largely came from a PayPal hackathon in 2015. We talk about how Wyre uses bitcoin behind the scene to enable much faster and … Continue reading Episode 169: Interview with Jack Jia of Wyre
Description: An in-depth look at the history of the credit card companies that run our global financial networks. We touch it all, from the founding of American Express in 1850 to charge coins, money orders, traveler's checks, diners club cards, the first credit card US Patent, and the formation of Visa and MasterCard. The origin … Continue reading Episode 168: A Story of Credit Cards
What the present and future look like for the 2.5 billion adults without banking services Description The unbanked are often overlooked due to their inability to integrate into the global economic engine. In this episode, we look at who they are, what their life is like, and what obstacles stand in the way for them … Continue reading Episode 167: Unblocking the Unbanked
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?
Premier Fintech Podcast – Around the Coin In this show, the hosts give a special thanks to listeners Kevin McKernan, Scott Dueweke, and Shahid Sharif for their ongoing support. The first topic of discussion seeks to expose the listener to the complexity of our global banking system and how many insiders don’t appreciate the big … Continue reading Episode 163: How Our Collective Myths Shape The World