The crypto epoch is upon us. Today, more and more financial institutions are starting to wake up to crypto, look at it, and stop dismissing it with a wave of their hand. Very recently, Bank of Lithuania, which had a negative opinion on crypto has reversed its decision. Imagine a central bank of a country, […]
The best fintech podcasts are the ones that satisfy the criteria of being informational, interesting, updated and a whole lot entertaining. Which ones fit the criteria? Let’s see. But first, a bit about podcasts and fintech in general. Podcasts are a great way to news, information and even learn a few things. Whether it’s during […]
Episode 7 – What factors are important to you when sending money abroad? When choosing a money transfer company, what are top things one looks for? Well, worry no more. Having interviewed over 1,700+ people, here are some findings.
Episode 6 – Why Do Central Bank Hate Bitcoin Based Remittance If you are in the business of money transfer using bitcoin, you might want to give this a listen. It very briefly explains what central banks look for in remittances and why is it that they don’t like bitcoin based remittances.
Episode 5 – Money Transmitter License Agent If you are trying to be an agent of someone else’s money transmitter license, you might want to know about this.
A fantastic podcast series put out by the BBC: 50 things That Made the Modern Economy as narrated by Tim Harford. Great listen. There are two particular episodes of interest: M-PESA (Listen) The Bank (Listen) I think after NPR’s Planet Money, this is perhaps the next best thing I’ve heard. Inventions, ideas and innovations which […]
Fintech Podcast: Episode 72 This week on Around The Coin podcast, Brian and I discuss all things payments and where they are heading. We reflect back on almost 1.5 years of podcasting and do a quick score card and some future gazing on some of the big, small and stealth fintech names.