508 episodes

Around The Coin is an award-winning top fintech podcast. Co-Hosts Faisal Khan and Mike Townsend to discuss all things in the world of crypto and payments, from the trading of shells to bitcoins and everything in between!

Around The Coin Faisal Khan and Mike Townsend | Glassbox Media

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    • 4.6 • 25 Ratings

Around The Coin is an award-winning top fintech podcast. Co-Hosts Faisal Khan and Mike Townsend to discuss all things in the world of crypto and payments, from the trading of shells to bitcoins and everything in between!

    Blockchain for the Masses: Mission Possible? - Nick Mussallem | ATC #507

    Blockchain for the Masses: Mission Possible? - Nick Mussallem | ATC #507

    This comprehensive podcast conversation between the host Stephen Sargeant and Nick Mussallem, the Head of Product at Ava Labs, covers a broad range of critical perspectives on blockchain technology's evolution. The discussion delves into Ava Labs' revolutionary product, Ava Cloud, challenges of banking the underbanked, and how blockchain can integrate with traditional Web 2.0 companies. Also, it investigates the intricate layers of blockchain ecosystem, the role of Ava Labs, importance of communities in blockchain development, and the potential of AI in this field. This engaging dialogue provides an enlightening understanding of the current landscape and future of blockchain.


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    • 53 min
    How is Crypto Being Regulated Around the World? - Denisse Rudich| ATC #506

    How is Crypto Being Regulated Around the World? - Denisse Rudich| ATC #506

    Join Stephen Sargeant for an insightful episode of the Around The Coin Podcast featuring special guest, Denisse Rudich. Denisse is the Founder and CEO of Rudich Advisory and COO of ElementaryB. She shares details of her career journey, her insights into technological changes in the financial sector, and her latest innovative projects. Denisse also discusses topics like the impact of sanctions on financial profit, working in a business with a family member, cryptocurrency regulations in the EU, open banking in Canada, and the role of influencers in politics.
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    • 48 min
    How AI & Crypto Combine for Innovation - Niraj Pant | ATC #505

    How AI & Crypto Combine for Innovation - Niraj Pant | ATC #505

    In this episode of Around The Coin, host Stephen Sargeant interviews Niraj Pant, co-founder of Ritual. They explore the intersection of AI, cryptocurrency, and blockchain, and how these technologies come together to solve problems and create innovative solutions. Through the conversation, Niraj talks about his journey into the world of cryptography and blockchain, and his experience co-founding Ritual. He gives an overview of what Ritual is and its mission to bring decentralized AI into the world. As they discuss the current state of the art in AI and blockchain, Niraj gives his insights on the future of these fields, the role of memes in the crypto culture, and what it takes to be a successful founder and attract investors in a bear market.


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    • 55 min
    Is Web3 the Future of Social Media? - Ray Chan| ATC #504

    Is Web3 the Future of Social Media? - Ray Chan| ATC #504

    In this enlightening episode, our host Stephen Sargent has an engaging conversation with Ray Chan, the CEO, and co-founder of 9GAG, a widely popular platform for sharing memes. Now he's bringing us Memeland, a project in the Web3 space. This interview dives deep into the corners of building social media platforms in the age of Web3, exploring Ray's vision for the future of tech, content creation, and the importance of community in the growth of a platform. From the early days of 9GAG to the exploration of cryptocurrency and blockchain as Ray delves into the Web3 ecosystem, this episode is chock-full of insights for entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the evolution of the digital world.


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    • 1 hr 13 min
    How Can FinTech Revolutionize Small Business Finance? - Zaid Rahman | ATC #503

    How Can FinTech Revolutionize Small Business Finance? - Zaid Rahman | ATC #503

    In this episode of the Around The Coin Podcast, host Stephen Sargeant interviews Zaid Rahman, the Founder and CEO of Flex. They discuss Zaid's experiences with his multiple ventures and his unique insights as an entrepreneur and investor. The conversation takes a deep dive into the functionality and impact of Flex, an all-in-one finance platform transforming the way small businesses manage and understand their finances. They also touch on crucial topics such as fintech trends, negotiation strategies in business, the intersection of AI and machine learning in business management, and the power of persistence in entrepreneurship.


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    • 51 min
    How to Trade Crypto Derivatives Like a Pro - Dmitry Tolok | ATC #502

    How to Trade Crypto Derivatives Like a Pro - Dmitry Tolok | ATC #502

    In this episode of the Around The Coin podcast, host Stephen Sargeant talks to Dmitry Tolok, co-founder and head of business development at Primex Labs. Primex Labs is a fintech company focusing on non-custodial prime brokerage protocol. Listen in as they discuss leveraging trading in DeFi, the challenges and future of DeFi, the pros and cons of centralized and decentralized exchanges, the importance of audits in blockchain, and the potential future of decentralized credit scoring.
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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

maclanew ,

Great podcast, great host

Smart, insightful, and timely conversations about tech, startups, and crypto.

rkmagik ,

Really impressed with Mike’s knowledge and integrity

What a great host and interviewer! Mike has tremendous insights and asks great questions that provide real value, insight and give clarity to subjects that listeners will enjoy and learn so much from! It was such a pleasure being on his show. Thanks for the heart and effort you put into your program Mike!

TronReview ,

Covers interesting new projects

This podcast opens up the world of new projects. Listen to the stories that led to new projects, and new ideas.

Get information directly from the project creators to help guide your journey in this new world where value transfer is nearly instant, and settlement is final.

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