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Payments Innovation

May 26, 2020

The pandemic is like an advertisement for the Boy Scout motto: Always be prepared.

Yet, financially, few Americans are. Most have less than $500 in savings!

They need to follow the Boy Scout credo. And they need Fintech to do it. 

And my guest today, Ahmed Siddiqui, Head of Product at Branch, is trying to help get...


May 19, 2020

In the wake of the sudden COVID-19 economy, we might forget the small-scale financial crises people face every day. 

In the huge segment of the workforce living paycheck-to-paycheck, any sudden expense can become a financial crisis. 

And until recently, their only option was to start a cycle of debt through expensive...


May 12, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has hit everyone — often on multiple fronts.

For many, the only thing as scary as the pandemic is the economic side-effects.

And, unsurprisingly, this is causing major shakeups in the world of payments. 

On the show today, we spoke with Daniel Webber, Founder and CEO of FXC Intelligence to...


May 5, 2020

It’s hard to talk about anything these days without it somehow circling back to the pandemic.

 

But, since this is a show about innovation, it’s not all bad news — innovation thrives in challenging times.

 

Crises spur new ideas, creative spins on what we do already and demonstrate the value of...


Apr 28, 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds, our socially-distanced world has paradoxically revealed how connected we really are.

 

A pandemic that knows no borders has everyone realizing the borders our technology can cross just as easily. We’ve learned to work together, apart.

 

And payments are no exception. Technology has made...