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Sinopse

The Payments Innovation Podcast is dedicated to helping business leaders navigate todays global digital economy. Whether youre looking to stay informed on the latest in payments technology, listen to experts on the future of eCommerce or simply learn about cutting edge FinTech companies, this podcast is for you. Each episode features an interview with a globally-minded business and tech expert, discussing topics like: global payments, money transfer services, financial innovation and FinTech, eCommerce, APIs, business transformation and more.

Episódios

  • #FintechCaraoke: How Moov Are Leveraging the Power of Open Source with Wade Arnold

    #FintechCaraoke: How Moov Are Leveraging the Power of Open Source with Wade Arnold

    29/09/2020 Duração: 38min

    Why are some developers opting for an open-first model? Well, there are many benefits, but one stands out: Community.  That’s why Wade Arnold, Founder and CEO at Moov.io, opted for an open-source approach to building the company’s portable platform for embedding banking services in any application.  In this episode, Wade and I discuss: -How Moov are moving finance forward -Why open-first made sense for the platform -What fintech really means — now and in the future To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or here and don’t forget to check out our YouTube! Until next time!

  • Bringing the Feel of Consumer Products to Business with Hamed Abbasi

    Bringing the Feel of Consumer Products to Business with Hamed Abbasi

    22/09/2020 Duração: 20min

    Consumer products these days are sleek. So, why do business products look like they were all made in preparation for a 19th-century world fair?  Hamed Abbasi, Co-Founder & CEO at Plooto, is on a mission to prove there is no reason business products can’t be just as sleek. In this episode, we discuss: -How Plooto is innovating accounts payable and receivable -Why most business products create a terrible experience -How to make complex products easy to use To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or here and don’t forget to check out our YouTube!

  •  #FintechCaraoke: How Partnerships Help You Stay Customer-Centric with Johanna Pugh

    #FintechCaraoke: How Partnerships Help You Stay Customer-Centric with Johanna Pugh

    15/09/2020 Duração: 33min

    If you want to succeed… You have to always put your customers’ needs first. And partners are a great way to do that.   Just ask Johanna Pugh, MD North America at Mambu, an innovative fintech that has broken into new markets and stayed customer-centric by leveraging their partner ecosystem.  In this episode, we discuss: -How partners help you stay focused on the customer -Why the customer is all you need to worry about -How partners help you break into new markets To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or here and don’t forget to check out our YouTube! Until next time!

  • #Challengers: How to Keep Accelerating Innovation Through Times of Crisis

    #Challengers: How to Keep Accelerating Innovation Through Times of Crisis

    08/09/2020 Duração: 40min

    Falls Fintech almost didn’t happen.  The 12-week accelerator program started on March 9th, 2020.  By March 13th, participants had to pack up and go. But the story doesn’t end there…   What kind of fintech entrepreneurs would let a little thing like a global pandemic stop them from innovating? In today’s Challenger Series episode, I’m excited to be joined by 3 amazing guests involved with the accelerator program: Nikkee Rhody, SVP, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Falls Fintech and Vice President - Product Development & Marketplace Strategies at Central Payments.  Fonta Gilliam, CEO and Co-Founder at Invest Sou Sou. Rishi Chand, Account Manager at Mastercard. We discuss: -How Falls Fintech started -How they overcame the pandemic -What the post-COVID-19 future holds for fintech To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or here and don’t forget to check out our YouTube!

  • #FintechCaraoke: To Partner or Not to Partner: That is the Question w/ Marcel Klimo

    #FintechCaraoke: To Partner or Not to Partner: That is the Question w/ Marcel Klimo

    01/09/2020 Duração: 39min

    To partner or not to partner. That’s the question.  As a fintech company, you’ve made the decision to expand your offering through a partnership. What does the partnership look like? How much control are you going to be giving up? What are the things you need to be thinking about when making decisions around partnerships?  It can all be a bit (okay, a lot) confusion, which is why on this episode of the Payments Innovation podcast, we got to sit down with Marcel Klimo, Tech Evangelist at Vacuumlabs, for a conversation all about, among other things:  -Technology in fintech partnerships -The decisions you need to be making -The agile approach,  -Monolith vs. microservices  To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or here and don’t forget to check out our YouTube! Until next time!

  • #FintechCaraoke: How to Succeed with Open Banking and Embedded Finance with Phil Peters

    #FintechCaraoke: How to Succeed with Open Banking and Embedded Finance with Phil Peters

    25/08/2020 Duração: 38min

    Open banking seems like it’s been just around the corner for years.  Now it’s here…  But most organizations are still a little scared to move into it.  Why? To find out, I caught up with Phil Peters, EVP/Chief Operating Officer & Head of Institutional Banking at Radius Bank, a company who’ve embraced open banking with open arms.  In this episode, Phil explains: - Why Radius moved into open banking - How embedded finance is shaping the future - What makes a winner (and why there will be many)  To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • #EmbeddedFinance: Hiring Internationally Just Got a Whole Lot Easier with Job van der Voort

    #EmbeddedFinance: Hiring Internationally Just Got a Whole Lot Easier with Job van der Voort

    19/08/2020 Duração: 22min

    Open banking seems like it’s been just around the corner for years.  Now it’s here…  But most organizations are still a little scared to move into it.  Why? To find out, I caught up with Phil Peters, EVP/Chief Operating Officer & Head of Institutional Banking at Radius Bank, a company who’ve embraced open banking with open arms.  In this episode, Phil explains: -Why Radius moved into open banking -How embedded finance is shaping the future -What makes a winner (and why there will be many)  To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • #Challengers: Why Fintechs Are Rebundling Everything They Unbundled with Ben Soppitt

    #Challengers: Why Fintechs Are Rebundling Everything They Unbundled with Ben Soppitt

    11/08/2020 Duração: 37min

    Debundling has had a huge role in fintech’s rise. But that era is over…  Welcome, everyone, to the era of rebundling. In today’s episode, Ben Soppitt, Founder of Unifimoney, explains why the time has come for fintechs to start rebundling everything they’ve debundled. He goes over: -Why fintechs debundled in the first place -Why it’s time to rebundle -Why Unifimoney caters to the affluent  To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • The Changing World of Personal Loans with Scott Satov

    The Changing World of Personal Loans with Scott Satov

    04/08/2020 Duração: 22min

    Over the last decade, consumers have embraced the rising quality of personal loans fueled by smaller, more nimble technology. Given the economic uncertainty around the pandemic, will that appetite fizzle out or burn well into the future?  To find out, we spoke with Scott Satov, Chief Executive Officer at Loans Canada.  He went over: -Loan Canada’s part in the rise of personal loans -How technology has shaped the personal loan market -The present (and future) state of personal loans To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • Payments Innovation Introducing #Series

    Payments Innovation Introducing #Series

    28/07/2020 Duração: 17min

    It took a global pandemic. But I think everyone realizes it now.  Innovation is no longer a choice. It’s a necessity. And that’s why we’re happy to announce the launch of even more Payments Innovation podcast. That’s right, we have 3 new series launching so you can keep up with every aspect of innovation in the fintech world. Rich Arundel, General Manager at Currencycloud, will be hosting #embeddedfinance, which takes a look at the future of payments. Chris D'Antuono will be hosting #challengers, getting in-depth with the shifting landscape of challenger banks.  Cara Hayward, Director of Strategic Partnerships, North America, will be hosting #fintechcaraoke, a series looking at the absolutely vital world of alliances in fintech.  To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • How SHiFT Is Preparing for a Cashless World with Kevin Copping

    How SHiFT Is Preparing for a Cashless World with Kevin Copping

    21/07/2020 Duração: 37min

    Banks have finally caught on to something we’ve known for a while… The future of finance is digital.  As they close ATMs and move online… They’re realizing just how many companies got their first.   Companies like SHiFT Connect, a major player in international FX and payments.  I caught up with Kevin Copping, Institutional Sales and Marketing Manager, to go over how SHiFT is preparing for the coming of the cashless, digital world. Kevin covered: -What SHiFT is doing globally -Why the world will inevitably cashless -What shifted for SHiFT and FX under COVID-19 To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • Why Buy Now, Pay Later is the Future of Credit with Nitya Sharma

    Why Buy Now, Pay Later is the Future of Credit with Nitya Sharma

    14/07/2020 Duração: 42min

    The world has changed so much in 50 years…  So why is it credit cards remain almost the same? There must be a better way to do credit.  But how? Nitya Sharma, Co-Founder & CEO at Simpl, has created a buy now, pay later service he is confident will shake us from our out-dated credit-card dependency.  I caught up with Nitya to find out how services like Simpl might just be the final nail in the coffin of credit cards. He covered: -How the Indian financial landscape inspired Simpl -Why credit cards are becoming obsolete -Why Simpl is thriving during COVID-19 To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!  

  • Fintech Enablement Platforms: Fintechs for Building Fintechs with Mike Kane

    Fintech Enablement Platforms: Fintechs for Building Fintechs with Mike Kane

    07/07/2020 Duração: 27min

    Once you master something, it’s natural to want to help others master it, too.   It’s a rewarding experience of giving back, whether it’s a game, a musical instrument… Or building a Fintech.  On today’s show, I caught up with Mike Kane, Co-Founder at Hydrogen, the Fintech enablement platform that has made it easier than ever before to build a Fintech from scratch and get to market in record time. What we talked about: -How Hydrogen came to be -How they help you avoid siloed systems -Why simplicity matters To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • Everything You Need to Know About Compliance with Matt McGuire

    Everything You Need to Know About Compliance with Matt McGuire

    30/06/2020 Duração: 18min

    You’ve created an amazing financial brand.  You have big ideas and so much work to do.  But now you have to worry about everyone’s favorite topic: Compliance.  OK, it’s not the sexiest topic and, if you don’t know what you’re doing, it can end up taking over all of your time.  Luckily, on today’s show, we have Matt McGuire, Co-Founder and Practice Leader at The AML Shop. He’s here to explain how his company makes it easier for companies to spend more time on their business and less on making sure they are compliant. Matt goes over: -How you should think about compliance -How companies like The AML Shop address compliance issues -How to approach compliance across borders To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • Philanthropy for the Modern World with Dale Nirvani Pfeifer

    Philanthropy for the Modern World with Dale Nirvani Pfeifer

    23/06/2020 Duração: 25min

    Philanthropy is not just a hobby of the well-to-do.  You don’t need a monocle, furs or a top hat to give.  Thanks to modern financial technology, everyone can be a philanthropist.  And your company would do well to join in. To explain why, I invited Dale Nirvani Pfeifer, CEO & Founder at Goodworld, onto today’s show.  Goodworld offers a whole ecosystem of modern ways to charitably give — including tools to help your business increase its impact.  What we talked about: -How Goodworld came about and is modernizing philanthropy -Why the purpose of a corporation is being redefined -How philanthropy is impacted by social media and millennials Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast: www.cheerfulgiving.com www.business.goodworld.me To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • Accounts Receivable Just Got Easier with Garima Shah

    Accounts Receivable Just Got Easier with Garima Shah

    16/06/2020 Duração: 22min

    A lot of businesses are like a Ferrari with wagon wheels. Well-oiled machines held back by one outdated component. And for a lot of businesses, that component is accounts receivable.  On the show today, I’m joined by Garima Shah, President of Biller Genie, a company dedicated to modernizing those janky wooden wheels and bringing them in line with the rest of the car.  What we talked about: -The problem with current accounts receivable processes -Why paper checks should go the way of the dodo -How to operate a fintech without touching the flow of funds To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.    Until next time!

  • Immigrating to the US is Hard, Banking Shouldn’t Be with Joaquín Ayuso de Paul

    Immigrating to the US is Hard, Banking Shouldn’t Be with Joaquín Ayuso de Paul

    09/06/2020 Duração: 19min

    In the US, it’s hard to top the pilgrims for a national identity story. It’s an enduring symbol of a country worth struggling to live in. But those struggles never really went away — they just modernized. Modern problems require modern solutions, which Joaquín Ayuso de Paul, GM at Rayo, and his team are helping to provide with their global bank account.  He came on the show today to explain the significant financial hurdles immigrants face and why modern fintechs are better equipped to solve them than legacy banks.  What we talked about: -The financial pain points immigrants navigate -How Rayo is helping US immigrants solve them -How to find the perfect partner and provide value to a niche audience To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • Payments in a Pandemic: Fast, Digital  Contactless with Jennifer Worley

    Payments in a Pandemic: Fast, Digital & Contactless with Jennifer Worley

    02/06/2020 Duração: 22min

    Do you ever use to think about the journey your $20 bill took to find your wallet? The places it’s been. The things it purchased. The hands it passed through… Well, I guess we’re all thinking about that last one now and opting for contactless payments.  But that’s just one of the ways COVID-19 is ratcheting up existing financial trends. That’s why we invited Jennifer Worley, SVP Product & Marketing at Meta Payment Systems, on the show today. She’s been studying the payments trends surrounding the COVID-19 crisis and came on to share what she has learned.  Jennifer explained: -How social distancing has renewed the urgency for contactless payments -Why traditional distribution models don’t work under in today’s crisis -Why businesses are rethinking how to get cash to people who need it To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • Fostering Financial Wellness Through Fintech with Ahmed Siddiqui

    Fostering Financial Wellness Through Fintech with Ahmed Siddiqui

    26/05/2020 Duração: 29min

    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 American workers merit badges in financial wellness.  Branch is a challenger bank making financial tools for the American worker to unshackle them from the two-week payment cycle limiting their financial success.  What we talked about: -Why Branch pivoted to payments -How they are keeping the service free for employers and employees -What the future holds for Fintech To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

  • Accessing Wages Early Without the High-Cost Lending with Frank Dombroski

    Accessing Wages Early Without the High-Cost Lending with Frank Dombroski

    19/05/2020 Duração: 27min

    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 short-term loans.   Our guest today, Frank Dombroski, Founder and CEO of FlexWage Solutions, is leading the charge — without the high charges — for an alternative.  His company offers a solution that provides people with early access to earned wages. What we talked about: -The genesis of Flex Wage -Challenges to adoption -Why early wage access appeals to HR and Benefits  To ensure that you never miss an episode of Payments Innovation, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or Spotify, or here.  Until next time!

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