Bitcoin startup 21 raises US$ 116 Million, NASDAQ explores Blockchain and Money Transmitter Licenses

Episode 63 This week we cover Bitcoin Startup 21 that raised US$ 116 Million. Everyone is speculating as to what 21 would be doing with the money. Would it be mining hardware? Cloud based mining contracts? or something else. NASDAQ, the stock market for the next 100 years is experimenting with Blockchain, and Faisal Khan … Continue reading Bitcoin startup 21 raises US$ 116 Million, NASDAQ explores Blockchain and Money Transmitter Licenses

Affirm Gets A $275M Adrenaline Shot While Clinkle Collapses

Episode 62 Brian and Mike have fun this week chatting about recent topics in the news and as usual diving deep into the behavioral psychology and economics behind it all. Topics we touched on include Clinkle, Moven joining Accenture, Square raising more money, Affirm raising $275M, Ripple fined $700,000, LearnVest acquired for $250M. Our speakers … Continue reading Affirm Gets A $275M Adrenaline Shot While Clinkle Collapses

Bitcoin Tech Vs Wallstreet – A Love Hate Story. Tesla And Circle Make Moves.

We covered a few topics this week in a passionate debate about the future of payments and technology in our world. 1. Tesla’s new $3,000 Powerwall 2. Circle raises $50M 3. Bitcoin battles Credit Unions 4. Western Union 'Exploring' Pilot Program With Ripple Labs

Guest: Matin Tamizi – BalancedPayments CEO

Episode 3 This week we're excited to have Matin Tamizi, CEO of BalancedPayments on the show! During the show we cover these 3 topics: The Balanced philosophy around transparency (and open pricing:Balanced Makes Volume Pricing Public) How Balanced is using crowdhoster to decide whether or not to build a debit card payout product. (http://balanced.crowdhoster.com) Does … Continue reading Guest: Matin Tamizi – BalancedPayments CEO