Interview with Les Riedl, CEO of GlobeOne and weekly roundup!

Episode 69 Interview with Les Riedl, CEO of GlobeOne.   About GlobeOne GlobeOne was established in 2013 by a group of socially minded entrepreneurs - all accomplished leaders in their respective industries – who are aligned on a mission to create financial opportunities for the growing number of dissatisfied, underserved, and socially conscious millennial consumers to … Continue reading Interview with Les Riedl, CEO of GlobeOne and weekly roundup!

Mike Townsend visits NY and drops in at Techstars Accelerator Program

Episode 68 While visiting New York, Mike Townsend drops in at the Techstars / 2015 Barclays Accelerator. Mike met up with... Tommy Nicholas (Alloy) Jonathan Levin (Chainanalysis) Gadi Ruschin (Ogydocs) Rachel Cook (Seeds) and Jenny Fielding of Techstars. Our speakers in this week’s episode: Mike Townsend Also available on iTunes. Here are some pictures that Mike … Continue reading Mike Townsend visits NY and drops in at Techstars Accelerator Program

HomeHero raises $20 Million, PayPal’s acquisition of Xoom & what this means for Facebook and Ebay

Episode 67 The three Amigos are back! This week we discuss how Mike Townsend (our co-host), who raised US$ 20+ Million in venture capital funding for his Senior Care Startup called HomeHero. Congrats Mike! Brian gives his perspective on the separation of Ebay and Paypal. PayPal's acquisition of Xoom and how we would be seeing … Continue reading HomeHero raises $20 Million, PayPal’s acquisition of Xoom & what this means for Facebook and Ebay

Apple Pay, Android Pay, Dwolla, Free Payments and where banking is heading in general

Episode 66 In this episode of Around The Coin, Brian and Faisal talk about Apple Pay and the recently introduced Android Pay. We also discuss the merits of incorporating the Loyalty program (always the low hanging fruit). We talked about how ad-blocking technology is going to affect revenue for large companies like Google who depend … Continue reading Apple Pay, Android Pay, Dwolla, Free Payments and where banking is heading in general

Interview with Nicolas Mertens, CEO of Sign2Pay

Episode 65 Interview with Nicolas Mertens, CEO of Sign2Pay This week, Faisal Khan interviews Nicolas Mertens, CEO of Sign2Pay.  Sign2Pay is a Belgium based FinTech startup that developed a proprietary signature recognition algorithm. This algorithm is used to authenticate and process mobile e-commerce payments using consumers’ existing bank accounts. Sign2Pay’s founders to date have raised … Continue reading Interview with Nicolas Mertens, CEO of Sign2Pay

Periodic Table of Remittances

    Faisal Khan, the co-host of Around The Coin podcast, recently published the World's First Periodic Table of Remittances (Money Transfer). The original post along with the links of the entities depicted in the table above can be found here.   About the Author: Faisal Khan is a banking / payments consultant and digital money … Continue reading Periodic Table of Remittances

Constantine Firun, Co-Founder of VoisiCard

Episode 64 This week, Faisal Khan interviews Constantine Firun, Co-Founder of VoisiCard. Voisicard is a full stack banking solution for Telcos. It provides interoperability between MNOs and raises ARPU offering user-friendly banking services for subscribers along with customer intelligence data for merchants. On the back-end, Voisicard reduces fraud risk and optimizes Telcos banking expenditures. Transaction … Continue reading Constantine Firun, Co-Founder of VoisiCard