Episode 169: Interview with Jack Jia of Wyre

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

Episode 167: Unblocking the Unbanked

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

Episode 164: Is Speech Too Dangerous To Be Free?

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?

Episode 163: How Our Collective Myths Shape The World

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

Fintech Podcast – Episode 159: The Oligopoly in American Banking That No One Talks About

  In our latest episode of fintech podcast, Around the Coin, Faisal speaks to Aaron Silva of Paladin FS. Paladin FS safeguards community bankers against bad deals and helps them drive value for their customers, franchises and shareholders through incumbent vendor Core and IT banking contract renewals, smart vendor selection and preparing agreements for future M&A strategies. In … Continue reading Fintech Podcast – Episode 159: The Oligopoly in American Banking That No One Talks About

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 … Continue reading Fintech Podcast – Episode 158 – The Fragmented World of Payments

Crypto Podcast BTC – Behind The Coin – Ep 4 – Terms of Endearment in the Crypto World

On this week's podcast, we discuss why common terms like addresses, wallets, pre-mines, and forks confuse newcomers and observers in the space. We clear up common misconceptions which are costing many crypto traders millions in BTC and ETH. Learning this one "not-well-known" recovery process can help you get back any BTC or some alt-coins you … Continue reading Crypto Podcast BTC – Behind The Coin – Ep 4 – Terms of Endearment in the Crypto World

Crypto Podcast – Behind The Coin – Ep 3 – Interview with Thomas Euler

In the third episode of Behind the Coin, we talk to Thomas Euler, who has created a framework for the cryptocurrency space called The Token Classification Framework. Our co-host, Nako, discusses the details of this much-needed framework and gets some insights into the motivation behind it. About Thomas Euler A writer, analyst & consultant, for … Continue reading Crypto Podcast – Behind The Coin – Ep 3 – Interview with Thomas Euler