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Best Faisal Khan Brian Roemmele Mike Townsend podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best Faisal Khan Brian Roemmele Mike Townsend podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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Around The Coin is an award-winning top fintech podcast. Co-Hosts Faisal Khan, Mike Townsend & Brian Roemmele discuss all things in the world of payments, from the trading of shells to bitcoins and everything in between!
 
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In this interview Mike Townsend talks to Kyle Hill, which is a special episode because Kyle and Mike are co-founders of Redeeem (trusted peer-to-peer crypto gift card exchange), and have started 3 startups over the last 8 years together. Previous to Redeeem, they raised $23M for HomeHero, a tech-enabled home care marketplace. They talk about ho ...…
 
In this interview Mike Townsend interviews Ethan, who talks about his journey from CTO of VC funded startup, Overnight, to partner of AGE Crypto hedge fund. Learn about the differences between a VC fund and a crypto hedge fund, as well as how many exist what specific methods hedge funds use to provide returns for their LPs. Ethan walks us throu ...…
 
In this podcast, Nako Mbelle interviews Yan Pritzker the author of Inventing Bitcoin and I discuss what makes bitcoin a revolutionary tech; and why he left his full-time CTO position at his startup to devote 100% of his time to Bitcoin. Yan’s book Inventing Bitcoin is written for non-technical people who want to better understand bitcoin at a d ...…
 
In this episode Mike Townsend visited the offices of SFOX to interview Founder George Melika and Head of Growth Danny Kim in their offices in Playa Vista, California. SFOX raised $23M in VC from Y Combinator, Social Capital, Tribe Capital among others to build the easiest tool to access the digital cryptocurrency market.We discussed exchange tr ...…
 
This show focuses on the FATF, the Financial Action Task Force. We discuss why the organization – that remains unknown to many finance and payments professionals and even to AML/CFT compliance specialists, is so powerful and important. We discuss the basics: why was it created? What are FATF’s goals? What are the down sides or unintended conseq ...…
 
Nako interviews David Gerard, a Bitcoin critic. They talk about the technological superiority complex of some Bitcoin maximalists; Bitcoin's energy inefficiencies and whether crypto mass adoption is a pipe dream or closer to becoming a reality because of the Lightning Network.By Faisal Khan Brian Roemmele Mike Townsend
 
This week Faisal Khan sits down with Dr. Mara Wesseling (our newest co-host) and we discuss the world of compliance. This show offers a first introduction to AML/CFT compliance (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism). It touches upon what compliance stands for and who needs to do it. How big and relevant is today's comp ...…
 
In this episode of Around The Coin, Faisal & Nako get on the air to continue with their BTC (Behind The Coin) series. We discuss the very basics of the Lightning Network and what it means for normals folks like you and I (not to mention Bitcoin enthusiasts). We try to cover this without getting technical. Let us know how we did?…
 
In this episode, Faisal and Malini discuss financial inclusionbeyond its basic definition, and talk through the fundamentalbuilding blocks required for a more financially 'inclusive'world.By Faisal Khan Brian Roemmele Mike Townsend
 
This week the trio is back on the air. Brian and Mike discuss what does capitalism and socialism mean in today's world? (Faisal unfortunately, dropped out due to technical reasons). We discuss the role of centralized governments and economic frameworks in areas such as healthcare, education, and much more. A wide-ranging high paced conversation ...…
 
Description: Mike Townsend sits down with Marc Bhargava. Marc is the founder of Tagomi, the first electronic agency prime brokerage in the digital assets space. We discuss why now is the perfect time to be building in crypto, what Marc's most contrarian crypto views are, and other thought-provoking ideas in the space. Tune in and enjoy!…
 
The Great Depression: How the Great Depression impacted our modern financial world. Mike and Brian dissect events that played a major role in the Great Depression such as the telephone, prohibition, food subsidies, bank closures, wage laws and more. We reflect on how each of these policy changes shaped the world we live in today and how you can ...…
 
This week Mike Townsend sits down with Jack Jia of Wyre. Jack is the founding employee at Wyre and in this show we talk about the inspiration for the idea which largely came from a PayPal hackathon in 2015. We talk about how Wyre uses bitcoin behind the scene to enable much faster and cheaper foreign exchange. We also spoke about Jack's experie ...…
 
An in depth look at the history of the credit card companies that run our global financial networks. We touch it all, from the founding of American Express in 1850 to charge coins, money orders, traveler's checks, diners club cards, the first credit card US Patent, and the formation of Visa and MasterCard. The origin stories of the financial in ...…
 
The unbanked are often overlooked due to their inability to integrate into the global economic engine. In this episode, we look at who they are, what their life is like, and what obstacles stand in the way for them to join the financial system. Could blockchain based startups like Bloom, Civic, and Spring Labs provide a reliable decentralized c ...…
 
This week Behind The Coin Host Nako Mbelle sits down with Tyrone Ross of NobleBridge Wealth. Tyrone has more than a decade of experience in the financial services industry.Tyrone has worked for large wirehouse firms like Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch where he gained investment management and financial planning experience leading him to break ...…
 
In this episode, we get a change to sit down and have a chat with Andy Bryant, who is the COO of bitFlyer Europe. bitFlyer is a licensed cryptocurrency exchange in Japan and holds additional licenses in Europe and the United States. We talk with Andy where we stand today with respect to crypto exchanges and what might we see in the coming month ...…
 
Faisal, Mike, and Brian jump right in the deep end debating the decision of tech giants like Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook to ban people for spreading the wrong ideas. We talk about how ancient civilizations dealt with free speech, and how special and unusual free speech is today. The discussion which was very dynamic and engaging wrapped up w ...…
 
In this show, the hosts give a special thanks to listeners Kevin McKernan, Scott Dueweke, and Shahid Sharif for their ongoing support. The first topic of discussion seeks to expose the listener to the complexity of our global banking system and how many insiders don't appreciate the big picture of history. From there we debate ideas in cryptocu ...…
 
This week, the trio talk about: Hegelian dielectric (Dialectical materialism), Ted David Christian 2011 History of our World in 18 minutes, Julian Jaynes Breakdown of Bicameral Mind, The impact of psychedelics back into Western Medicine, The global political waves impacting life today, Calcite microcrystals in the pineal gland of the human brai ...…
 
The trio, Brian Roemmele, Mike Townsend and Faisal Khan are back on air, starting season four of Around The Coin. This week we discuss: Thoughts on why currency evolved, how it shaped the world around us, and the inevitable future direction it will take.By Faisal Khan Brian Roemmele Mike Townsend
 
In July, Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin, shared some choice words for centralized cryptocurrency exchanges, hoping they “burn in hell”. These exchanges are some of the most powerful players in the digital currency market, acting as the middleman between buyers and seller, however, according to JPMorgan, one-third of centralized crypto exchang ...…
 
To kick things off for Season 4, I'd thought I'd interview someone peculiar. Aaron Silva and I got in touch in which he told me of a very unique story in the banking world, that people don't talk about. To put it bluntly, the oligopoly of the three large CBS (Core Banking System) providers in the United States, i.e. Jack Henry, FIS Global and F ...…
 
This week Mike Townsend and Faisal Khan discuss the topic that has been on everyone else’s mind, but we hardly speak of it. The fragmented world of payments and how broken the system is. We discuss with simple examples of why the cross-border money transfer system is broken and how it represents a multi trillion dollar opportunity.…
 
The Original Crew: Brian Roemmele, Mike Townsend and Faisal Khan get back on the air. This time we discuss all what is going in the world of payments, especially crypto based regulation.By Faisal Khan Brian Roemmele Mike Townsend
 
On this week's podcast, we discuss why common terms like addresses, wallets, pre-mines and forks confuse newcomers and observers in the space. We clear up common misconceptions which is costing many crypto traders millions BTC and ETH. Learning this one "not-well known" recovery process can help you get back any BTC or some alt-coins you may ha ...…
 
Around the Coin got a chance to sit down with both the Co-Founders of Kora, Dickson Nsofor (CEO) and Maomao Hu (COO).Kora is a blockchain company that is focused on bringing low-cost access to financial services to as many people as possible. They are building a blockchain network and embedding into it functionality where it can be accessed by ...…
 
Everex is a blockchain technology provider offering global money transfer, payment and currency exchange solutions to financial and non-financial institutions worldwide.Everex technology enables its partners to usher individuals and SMEs, with or without access to banking services, into the new global economy with real-time fiat payments using ...…
 
In a quest to best demonstrate the real-world challenges of everyday transactions, using nothing but bitcoin, Amelie’s challenge is to purchase everything from food to travel to accommodation during the five-day race, beginning in Hong Kong on 10th March 2018. Amelie must complete a series of daring challenges on route to win points along the w ...…
 
For the past 10+ years, Thomas worked with countless clients – global corporations, SMEs, and startups – on their digital strategy and transformation efforts. His main subjects are internet business models and antifragile organizations. Due to his long-standing interest in decentralized systems, he researched the blockchain space from early on. ...…
 
It's just as important for us to discuss the reasons WHY we believe Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain as it is to discuss HOW to participate in it. The WHYs are the only reason you'll be able to withstand the huge volatility in the market. The goal is to shed some light on the world of crypto for you to understand the WHY and the HOW (to p ...…
 
In this episode, we talk about the tens of trillions of dollars of problems faced in moving money around the world by the banking system. What is the challenge with money moving through the banking system today. Why is it so expensive to do a wire transfer today. How complex does it get? How might Ripple solve this problem and will it be succes ...…
 
Behind The Coin (BTC) in a brand new weekly podcast series that is focused towards the world of crypto! Be it bitcoin or an Alt-coin you've not heard of, from mining to trading to proof of stake. From ICOs to how-tos, the aim of this podcast is to cover it all. Let's not forget the movers and shakers from the crypto world we intend to interview ...…
 
In this episode we decode the often quoted figure of $600 billion annual remittances in 2017, to understand where this number comes from and how it’s calculated. We also cover the informal money transfer industry or ‘hawala’ system and discuss how to interpret the global cost of remittances.By Faisal Khan Brian Roemmele Mike Townsend
 
Pilot Episode of a new series called "Money on the Move" on Around The Coin.By Faisal Khan Brian Roemmele Mike Townsend
 
Take game theory, throw a lil' bit of real-money, add the stock markets of the world, squeeze some incentives and don't forget a pinch or two of the crypto-world and shake it (or stir it) - what do you get? You get daily fantasy trading! Trade against your peers and not the professionals. Listen to our interview with Lawrence Richardson, CEO Fo ...…
 
This week the three co-hosts, Brian Roemmele, Mike Townsend and Faisal Khan are back on the air, discussing what is proverbial $64 Million Question: Is Bitcoin A Bubble? (or is this the real deal?) For the last couple of years bitcoin has seen almost no sharp rise, until this year, from August onwards, the price of bitcoin has been sky-rocketin ...…
 
From sight seeing in Toronto, to Niagara Falls, Amelie is settling into her days off before the race begins. Follow her from her cosy flat, to Gatwick, to Toronto. With one more day left before the race begins, this is her last opportunity for some down time, as in less than a day, Amelie will be setting off. She will be making the monumental j ...…
 
Our guest today holds a Ph.D. in economics from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, better know as RMIT University (Australia) His thesis was titled "Safety and Soundness: An Economic History of Prudential Bank Regulation in Australia, 1893-2008", and offered the first comprehensive history of the politics and economics of prudential bank ...…
 
Bitcoin recently experienced a hard fork which resulted in Bitcoin classic if you will and Bitcoin Cash. This was because of Segwit. Now there is Segwit2X coming up and the possibility to have perhaps another form of bitcoin - i.e. there will be 3 different versions of bitcoin out to trade and use.To explain all this, we needed to bring an expe ...…
 
The duo is back: This week Faisal Khan & Brian Roemmele are back together on the air after a brief break. We discuss the gold-rush behind ICOs and the move by China to ban ICOs (or Token Sales) and what impact will that have on the ICO industry. Will it get worse before it gets better or will we see a strong regulation clamp down? In other news ...…
 
If you think the point of sale terminal is just this static old machine through which you swipe your card, well, I've got news for you. Times-a-changing. On this show we have Nelson Holzner CEO of AEVI from Germany and he is here to tell us, the new POS is not your grandfather's POS anymore. Innovation has come knocking on the merchant's door.…
 
It is not every day you get to interview great people. Mike Jones who is the Co-Founder and CEO of Science Inc., a very successful VC firm based out of Los Angeles. We get to talk to Mike about his past success (Dollar Shave Club, Famebit, HelloSociety to name a few), and how the idea behind Science came about and what is it that they do differ ...…
 
This week co-hosts Faisal Khan and Nako Mbelle interview CEO of Prasos, Henry Brade who is has been involved in cryptocurrency since 2011 to get his take on Segwit and Segwit2X, what is the difference between the two? What does it mean for the rest of us.By Faisal Khan Brian Roemmele Mike Townsend
 
In this episode of Around The Coin, Faisal Khan and one of our new co-hosts Nako Mbelle discuss the world of crypto and blockchain, specifically from the employment point of view. Nako is the CEO/Founder of Fintech Recruiters based in Toronto, Canada and she has first hand experience on all things employment in the bitcoin, blockchain, ethereum ...…
 
Brian Roemmele & Faisal Khan are back on the air this week. With the meteoric rise in the price of bitcoin and the added fear of an economic correction that is due, we discuss the power of Bitcoin and how it can be an avenue where wealth could get parked in the next financial crisis. Whether it will happen or not, remains to be seen. Brian does ...…
 
This week Faisal Khan interviews Jordan Lampe who is the Head of Strategic Projects at Dwolla. Dwolla is payments related financial services company in Des Monies, Iowa. Dwolla also is one of the members of the Federal Reserve Task Force on Faster Payments initiative. We had interviewed Jordan earlier on this (See Episode 113). Reconnecting aga ...…
 
This week, Faisal Khan interviews Scott Robinson is the founder and VP of Plug and Play FinTech, the financial technology focused startup innovation platform in partnership with BNP Paribas, Santander, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, TD Bank, Sberbank, USAA, Mitsubishi, Capital One, Sumitomo, Intuit and many more global financial institutions. Li ...…
 
The duo is back on the air after a short break. This week Brian Roemmele and Faisal Khan discuss the impending hard fork for Bitcoin. The Bitcoin Classic versus Bitcoin Cash. Not many people truly understand why it is happening and what it means for the average consumer/user of bitcoins like you and me. Brian very eloquently explains the whole ...…
 
This week, Faisal Khan interviews the Co-Founder of Innovate Finance, Abdul Haseeb Basit. We discuss what Innovate Finance is all about, how they are acting as a catalyst for the UK Fintech scene and above all we hear Abdul's viewpoint on a recent article which was published in the New York Times. The article cites that as per the numbers publi ...…
 
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