Potpourri Edition: From Summit at Sea to AliBaba and everything in-between.

Episode 83 This week, Brian, Faisal and Mike discuss a wide variety of topics, and in between these, we talk about Apple Car, Edward Snowden, Strangulation by Regulation, Wall Street pressure, Jack Ma of Alibaba to Jack Mama! Summit at Sea Square IPO Barclays fined again Martha Stewart moves to Amazon’s Handmade platform Amazon first … Continue reading Potpourri Edition: From Summit at Sea to AliBaba and everything in-between.

From Square S1 to ApplePay, to Microsoft Wallet to Bitcoin to Identifying Business Opportunities

Episode 81 Our speakers in this week’s episode: Brian Roemmele Faisal Khan Mike Townsend In this week's episode: Square S1 thoughts One Women takes Square for millions- Rookie mistake takes 2 years to discover- solitary seller represented nearly 23% of Square’s transaction and advance losses for the first half of 2015 http://www.buzzfeed.com/nitashatiku/square-fraud-losses-single-seller Apple Pay turned … Continue reading From Square S1 to ApplePay, to Microsoft Wallet to Bitcoin to Identifying Business Opportunities

Potpourri of players in the payments space, what will happen?

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?

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