Episode 78 This week we discuss we touch upon the recent rise in hacking, where customer data is being leaked on to the Internet. The most recent hack of Trump Hotels & T-Mobile - what does it mean for the consumer? On 1st of October 2015, EMV formally became a requirement in the US, and has … Continue reading Trump & T-Mobile Hacks, EMV in America, Poor Bitcoin, to Psychology of Marketplaces
Episode 77 The three Amigos are back! This week we discuss a host of newsworthy items, from Braintree's recent announcement of the volume they are doing (US$ 50 Billion) and the 154 Million cards on file. We also briefly touch on the voice biometrics for authorizing payments. Stripe's launch of relay to make mobile shopping … Continue reading Braintree, Macy’s, Paypal and would you believe it – the Kardashians!
Episode 76 Mobile Payments in Africa, Remittance in Dubai and Apple's TV + Apple Pay This week Brian and Faisal discuss the Faisal's recent travels to Africa to discover and learn about mobile payments in Africa, part of the financial inclusion discovery tour. Faisal discusses the mobile payments landscape in Tanzania and how mobile payments are … Continue reading Mobile Payments in Africa, Remittance in Dubai and Apple’s TV + Apple Pay
Episode 75 PayAnywhere & Apple Deal, and How 1099 vs. W-2 Works in Service Based Marketplaces This week Brian and Mike cruise through recent news, giving insight to the recent PayAnywhere & Apple exclusive partnership, breaking down what it takes to get a successful partnership with Apple. We chat about the international world of payments … Continue reading PayAnywhere & Apple Deal, and How 1099 vs. W-2 Works in Service Based Marketplaces
Episode 74 Interview with Gadi Ruchin, Founder and CEO at OGY Docs. Today Mike Townsend and guest host Zachary Damato interviewed Gadi Ruchin, Founder and CEO OGY Docs. OGY has set its goal to create a safe, independent and fully negotiable electronic Bill of Lading. We spoke with Gadi about this goal and how OGY … Continue reading Interview with Gadi Ruchin, Founder and CEO at OGY Docs.
Episode 73 Interview with Jonathan Levin, Co-founder & Chief Revenue Officer at Chainanlysis Today we had Mike Townsend and guest host Zachary Damato interviewing Jonathan Levin, Co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer at Chainanlysis out of the Techstars office in NYC. We spoke about Jonathans background moving from London to NYC to join Techstars, and some … Continue reading Interview with Jonathan Levin, Co-founder & Chief Revenue Officer at Chainalysis
Episode 72 Potpourri of players in the payments space, what will happen? This week Brian and Faisal discuss the landscape of payments, reflecting back on 1.5 years of Around The Coin podcast and discuss what's going to happen in the payments space for months to come. Who will die out, who will shine and who … Continue reading Potpourri of players in the payments space, what will happen?
Episode 71 Interview with Laurent Oberholzer & François Briod (Co-Founders) of TawiPay [From left to right: Pascal Briod, Laurent Oberholzer & François Briod] About TawiPay TawiPay is a search engine for international money transfers, helping people find the cheapest, fastest, most convenient and trustworthy ways to send their money around the world. The platform … Continue reading Interview with Laurent Oberholzer & François Briod (Co-Founders) of TawiPay