Episode 247: Amanda Jacobson, Chief of Staff at Oyster Financial

Around the Coin Episode 247 Amanda Jacobson Chief of Staff Oyster Financial

In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Amanda Jacobson, Chief of Staff for Oyster Financial, a digital financial platform for small- and medium-sized businesses. Oyster Financial is co-headquartered in Mexico City and San Francisco. Prior to joining Oyster’s executive management team, she invested in a portfolio of nine fintech startups for Fiinlab, the innovation lab of … Continue reading Episode 247: Amanda Jacobson, Chief of Staff at Oyster Financial

Episode 240: Maya Pochiraju, VP Product at Payability

Around the Coin Episode 240 Maya Pochiraju VP Product at Payability

In this episode, Min Kim interviews Maya Pochiraju. Maya is the Vice President in Blackstone’s Innovations Group driving firm-wide strategic technology programs across investor experience, fundraising, new-business regulation, and cloud computing. Maya’s work is based on her belief that technology should be leveraged to propel growth by providing unique business insights along with faster innovation, … Continue reading Episode 240: Maya Pochiraju, VP Product at Payability

Episode 239: Danny Shader, CEO & Founder, PayNearMe

Around the Coin Episode 239 Danny Shader CEO and Founder PayNearMe

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Danny Shader. Danny founded PayNearMe in 2009 and is driven to do right by customers, employees, and investors. Prior to PayNearMe, Danny led Good Technology, Inc., a wireless software company that was acquired by Motorola in 2007. Danny previously co-founded Accept.com, one of the first person-to-person payments providers, … Continue reading Episode 239: Danny Shader, CEO & Founder, PayNearMe

Episode 237: Brian Dammeir, President, North America at Adyen

Around the Coin Episode 237 Brian Dammeir, President, North America at Adyen

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Brian Dammeir, President, North America at Adyen. As the President of North America for Adyen, Brian Dammeir is focused on bringing the company’s global payments solution to major retail, tech, platform, and hospitality companies - including McDonald’s, Uber, Spotify, Subway, Postmates, and Gap. He oversees all North American … Continue reading Episode 237: Brian Dammeir, President, North America at Adyen

Episode 222: Ally Medina, CEO of Paloma Pay

Around the Coin Episode 222 Ally Medina CEO Paloma Payments

Ally Medina is the former Mayor of Emeryville and Director of the Blockchain Advocacy Coalition. She has used her regulatory expertise to develop a compliant solution for cannabis businesses to use crypto for contactless payments and launched Paloma Pay in January of 2021. Ally Medina, CEO Paloma Pay Co-Hosts: Mike Townsend: https://www.linkedin.com/in/townsendmike/ Faisal Khan: https://faisalkhan.com Kinsa Durst: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kinsadurst … Continue reading Episode 222: Ally Medina, CEO of Paloma Pay

Episode 213: Dov Marmor, COO of Railsbank in North America

Episode 213 Around the Coin Dov Marmor, COO Railsbank

Description: In this episode, we interview Dov Marmor, COO, Railsbank N. America. Dov led two of the top FinTech platform businesses in banking and international payments. Formerly GM and Head of BaaS at Green Dot, Dov grew that business 3X over 2.5 years, launching enterprise programs including Intuit TurboCard, Uber Debit/Money, Stash Banking, Wealthfront Debit, … Continue reading Episode 213: Dov Marmor, COO of Railsbank in North America

Episode 210: Prashant Fuloria, CEO of Fundbox

Around the Coin Episode 210 - Prashant Fuloria - Fundbox

Description: In this episode, Kinsa Durst interviews Prashant Fuloria, CEO Fundbox. Prashant became CEO of Fundbox in 2020, after serving as COO and CPO. He joined Fundbox in 2016 from Yahoo, where he was SVP of Advertising Products. Prashant came to Yahoo through the acquisition of Flurry, then the world’s largest mobile analytics platform, where … Continue reading Episode 210: Prashant Fuloria, CEO of Fundbox

Episode 209: Ray Youssef, CEO and Co-founder of Paxful

Around the Coin Episode 209 Ray Youssef CEO and co-founder Paxful

Description: In this episode, Faisal Khan interviews Ray Youssef, CEO, and Co-founder of Paxful. Ray is an NYC native and a big believer in the real world change crypto and P2P finance can do. He is a technology expert, crypto enthusiast, philanthropist, and more.  Several years ago his IT startup had failed, his life savings were … Continue reading Episode 209: Ray Youssef, CEO and Co-founder of Paxful