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The Payments Innovation Podcast: FinTech | Innovation | eCommerce is dedicated to helping business leaders navigate today’s global digital economy. Whether you’re 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.

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The Payments Innovation Podcast: FinTech | Innovation | eCommerce is dedicated to helping business leaders navigate today’s global digital economy. Whether you’re 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.

    Financial Inclusion: How Fintech Supports SMEs with Pedro Pinto

    Financial Inclusion: How Fintech Supports SMEs with Pedro Pinto

    SMEs face a unique set of challenges and risks that traditional banks have historically been weary to take on.
    But thanks to fintech, SMEs have never been better served.
    Sometimes, disruption is the only way to achieve financial inclusion.
    In our latest episode, we speak with Pedro Pinto, Head of Growth at Neat, one of the fintechs spurring on the financial inclusion revolution and helping SMEs increase their chances of success.
    We discuss:

    Why SMEs have been traditionally seen as risky
    How fintech has fueled financial inclusion
    The long-term ramifications of COVID-19 for SMEs

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    Until next time!
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    • 18 min
    Positioning SWIFT gpi in the World of Payments with David Birch

    Positioning SWIFT gpi in the World of Payments with David Birch

    GPI stands for global payments initiative. Think: the Amazon parcel tracking equivalent in the international payments space.
    Is SWIFT gpi about to go the way of the dinosaur? That’s what we’re here today to debate.
    In this episode of Payments Innovation, host Richard Arundel, Co-founder & Chief Evangelist at Currencycloud catches up with David Birch, author and FinTech thought leader, and Piers Marais, Product Director at Currencycloud.
    Richard, Dave, and Piers discuss...

    The 4 benefits SWIFT gpi affords to end users
    Why SWIFT gpi might actually be the Cutty Sark
    How FinTech will look in the near future

    Check out these resources we mentioned in the show:

    White paper referenced at [2:44]
    Dave’s book is The Currency Cold War

    Subscribe to FinTech Today here, and find Dave at www.chyp.com and Piers at www.currencycloud.com.
    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! 

    • 31 min
    Wealth-Tech: Financial Wellness for Everyone with Thanos Bismpigiannis

    Wealth-Tech: Financial Wellness for Everyone with Thanos Bismpigiannis

    It’s a global phenomenon: People are being more cautious with their finances.
    Last year brought home the importance of saving, investing, and getting out of debt. Everyone deserves access to tools to help them achieve financial wellness.
    (Good news — there’s Plum.)
    In this episode of Payments Innovation, host Lauren Passey chats with Thanos Bismpigiannis, Head of Product at Plum Fintech, about financial wellness and resiliency. The two discuss…

    Why financial wellness is what customers need most
    The process for building financial resilience
    Automation in wealth-tech

    Connect with Thanos on LinkedIn or Twitter, but first download Plum.
    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! 

    • 34 min
    3 Key BaaS Insights for Fintechs with Cokie Hasiotis

    3 Key BaaS Insights for Fintechs with Cokie Hasiotis

    Is the rise of neobanks another case of out with the old, in with the new? Not necessarily.
    Traditional community banks have the opportunity to leverage their funds and connections in the new world of Banking as a Service (BaaS). Not to mention, there’s still plenty of space for fintechs to partner up with established players and go to market.
    In this episode of Payments Innovation, host Chris D’Antuono catches up with Founder & CEO of the only BaaS consultancy in the U.S., Cokie Hasiotis. The two discuss…

    3 key insights for fintechs in Banking as a Service
    Why American BaaS providers should go more niche
    The future of customized banking

    Subscribe to FinTech Today here and follow Cokie on Twitter @cokiehasiotis.
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    Until next time!

    • 26 min
    The Power of Earnings On Demand with James Herbert

    The Power of Earnings On Demand with James Herbert

    These days, we are one click on a smartphone away from buying anything we need.
    Everything is immediate. Well, except for the money we’ve earned.
    But thanks to innovations like Earnings On Demand, that’s changing.
    In this episode, I sit down with James Herbert, Founder & CEO at Hastee, to find out how his company is helping people unlock the money they’ve earned when they need it.
    What we talked about:

    The outdated way we are paid
    Why the link between effort and reward needs to be more obvious
    How Earnings On Demand helps workers and companies alike

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    Until next time!

    • 27 min
    #EmbeddedFinance: How Payments Make the Remote Revolution Possible with Sahin Boydas

    #EmbeddedFinance: How Payments Make the Remote Revolution Possible with Sahin Boydas

    The pandemic may have accelerated it, but the remote revolution is upon us.
    It’s unlikely that work will ever be the same again.
    But if remote work is here to stay, we need the financial tools to fuel it.
    In today’s episode, I speak with Sahin Boydas, CEO & Founder at RemoteTeam.com, about the pros and cons of remote work and the role of fintech in the new world of work.
    What we talked about:

    The advantages of working from home
    What to watch out for in remote work
    Why fintech is essential for a distributed workforce

    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!

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

LizE1988 ,

Great industry podcast!

Really intersting insight into FinTech and the the inner workings of a late stage startup.

NorthernRough ,

Promising new podcast

Quick and informative way to keep abreast of what’s emerging in payments, and how the ecosystem is developing.

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