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Payments Innovation

Feb 11, 2020

Fintechs are the future. Banks represent tradition. And in between … is our data.

In this episode, we interviewed Adwait Joshi, Chief Seer (actual title) at DataSeers, a company dedicated to “creating simple solutions to handling complex data.” 

Adwait has used data to solve pain points in healthcare, animal...


Feb 4, 2020

Open banking actually serves smaller financial institutions, like credit unions and community banks, more than anyone else … they just need to know the value.

That’s why we invited banking experts Ralph Marcuccilli & Kelli Schultz on this episode of the Payments Innovation podcast. They explain the ins and outs of...


Jan 28, 2020

Why we all love credit cards: they’re speedy, convenient, and transparent.

Why we all dislike credit cards: they’re expensive.

What if you could make a bank account transaction at the speed, convenience, and transparency of a credit card transaction, but without the fees?

That’s the basic premise behind Hamed...


Jan 21, 2020

The term “disruption” doesn’t just get thrown around occasionally. “Disruption” gets thrown around incessantly — especially in tech, and, perhaps even more especially in fintech.

Let us introduce perhaps the one founder who is not actually trying to disrupt traditional banking.

Meet Eric Solis, a 3-time...


Jan 14, 2020

Across the United States, challenger banks are springing up, such as Chime and Simple. But, within the US, most of these don’t actually have their own charter.

Meet Varo Money — the digital bank that wants to become the first challenger bank to receive its own US charter.

I spoke with Wesley Wright, Varo’s COO, on...