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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

    • Business
    • 4.5 • 24 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!

    Adam Hofmann, Founder & CEO of Nimble Decentralized Insurance

    Adam Hofmann, Founder & CEO of Nimble Decentralized Insurance

    In this episode, Mike Townsend, speaks with Adam Hofmann, Founder & CEO of Nimble Decentralized Insurance.Adam is forever a creative, but shifted his professional trajectory away from music and built a 22-year career in the insurance industry playing all the roles - service, sales, marketing, risk advisor, operations, and owner.Adam took his innate creativity, learned practicality and the thrill of building with a big vision, and became the founder of Nimble.Nimble is a decentralized and democratized insurance protocol built on Algorand; the rails for all people to have the opportunity at lower premiums, investment income, and proper protection.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Hugo Philion, Co-founder & CEO of Flare Network

    Hugo Philion, Co-founder & CEO of Flare Network

    In this episode, Mike Townsend chats with Hugo Philion, Co-founder & CEO of Flare Network. They aim to be the interoperability chain connecting all smart contract chains, non-smart contract chains, & web2 APIs together.As a former commodity derivatives portfolio manager & a Master's in Machine Learning, Hugo is uniquely qualified to speak about the past, present, & future of DeFi - both on a financial fundamentals basis, as well as the tech driving it.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Darius Tabatabai, Co-Founder of Vertex Protocol

    Darius Tabatabai, Co-Founder of Vertex Protocol

    In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Darius Tabatabai, co-founder of Vertex Protocol, a cross-margined, order book DEX built on Arbitrum. Darius comes from an extensive background in TradFi, including as the former Global Head of Metals Trading at BAML and CS and former Head of Trading at Crosstower and JST Capital. Darius and Vertex co-founder, Alwin Peng, decided to build Vertex as a vertically integrated DEX that could compete with centralized exchanges in both features and performance.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Alan Chiu, Co-founder and CEO of Enya Labs

    Alan Chiu, Co-founder and CEO of Enya Labs

    In this episode, Mike Townsend chats with Alan the co-founder and CEO of Enya Labs, a core contributor to Boba Network. With more than 20 years of experience in building and investing in enterprise and fintech startups, he leads the efforts at achieving Boba Network’s goal of bringing Ethereum to the next billion users worldwide.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Jack Vinijtrongjit, Co-Founder and CEO at AAG

    Jack Vinijtrongjit, Co-Founder and CEO at AAG

    In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Jack Vinijtrongjit the Co-Founder and CEO at AAG. Jack is a serial entrepreneur, avid investor, and advisor to global Web2 & Web3 tech start-ups. Tech enthusiast with an extensive background in enterprise software architecture and development. He created platforms for scalable applications in omnichannel retail (XY Retail), content management (TOOVIA), and real estate (CozyBid). Jack is a TIBCO alumnus.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Miles Paschini, CEO of FV Bank

    Miles Paschini, CEO of FV Bank

    In this episode, Mike Townsend chats with Miles Paschini, CEO of FV Bank, a global digital bank providing fintech and blockchain companies with integrated banking, payments, and digital asset custody services. An investor and serial entrepreneur, Miles has built numerous innovative financial services businesses. He was awarded seven patents related to payment processing services during the development of EWI Holdings, acquired by Blackhawk in 2006. In addition to developing the industry’s first cryptocurrency-linked debit cards implemented worldwide. Miles and FV Bank co-founder Nitin Agarwal are the first in history to be awarded a U.S. patent for the development of stablecoin instruments to be backed by sovereign debt and on-chain KYC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

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.

KiwiinNYC ,

Unique show

A brilliant podcast covering a wide array of thought provoking topics. Keep up the great work guys.

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