The #1 global fintech radio show and podcast. Every week we explore the personalities, startups, innovators, and industry players driving disruption in financial services; from Incumbents to unicorns, and from the latest cutting edge technology to the people who are using it to help to create a more innovative, inclusive and healthy financial future.
Episode 394: Follow the Money
If you have any U.S. currency in your wallet right now, there’s a good chance that you have the signature of today’s guest in the lower left corner of the bills. In the first segment, JP hosts Rosie Rios who was the 43rd Treasurer of the United States, serving during the darkest days of the financial crisis. They talk about “Unicorn Hunters”, her business reality show that is on a mission to democratize access to wealth and why visibility and value are the keys to making this happen.
After the break, Jason Mikula joins me from his fintech perch in Amsterdam to talk about fees, the future of fintech business models and my dim future in rapping.This episode is also brought to you by FintechDevcon. In the fintech world, developers often feel overlooked. With hundreds of conferences in the fintech space, there's never been a place dedicated to the brilliant minds building fintech. That is, until now, Fintech Devcon, the first-ever fintech conference for developers, by developers. Join renowned developers from companies like CashApp, Plaid, VISA, Dwolla, Chime, and more in Denver, Colorado, September 8th & 9th. Attendees will experience hands-on workshops, hear technical talks, and actually get to rub elbows with the best and brightest fintech developers. That's Fintech Devcon. Tickets go on sale June 30th. Discounts available for students and pre-series A startups. Visit fintechdevcon.io for more information.
Episode 393: Blazing the Trail to Open Finance
What's more interesting than Blazing Saddles? Open Finance. Plaid is Blazing new trails on the the path to open finance. In this episode, Brett and I talk with Plaid, the market leader in freeing data from their silos, and US Bank about their partnership to make open finance a reality.
Special Episode: The NFT Boom
In this special episode of Breaking Banks, Jason Henrichs was joined by Dino Lewkowicz Director at 4ARTechnologies AG to break down the NFT ecosystem and discuss the impact that NFTs have had on the art world.
Episode 392: Fintech is Moov’in & Groov’in
Join us for this legendary episode of Breaking Banks! Jason Henrichs hosts two of the biggest names in the industry Angela Strange, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz and Wade Arnold, founder and CEO of Moov, to discuss everything from development to embedded finance. Then stay tuned as Jason is joined by Cokie Hasiotis, Founder & CEO of Lasagna Consulting, and Matthew Harris, venture capitalist with Bain Capital Ventures. The group explores the origin story of BaaS.
Episode 391: Walk Like a Bank But Don’t Talk Like a Bank
Welcome to Breaking Banks; this week, we have a hot topic that we will be discussing with leaders in the financial services industry. Recently, California regulators said Chime and other neobanks have to stop using the term ‘bank’ in all advertisements. But if these neobanks aren’t indeed ‘banks,’ what are they?
Tune in as Jason Henrichs and Brett King are joined by friend, regular contributor, and host of Tech on Reg, Dara Tarkowski. Also joining the show is true pioneer Shamir Karkal, co-founder of Simple before its acquisition by BBVA. He is now CEO-CoFounder of Sila; Sila offers ACH, KYC and digital wallet APIs.
Episode 390: Celebrating Eight Years of Breaking Banks!
Welcome to this very special anniversary episode of Breaking Banks. Don’t miss our 8th anniversary extravaganza to hear friends of the show discuss the greatest moments in Breaking Banks history. A few of the most incredible minds in the industry like Richard Turrin, Jo Ann Barefoot, David Birch, Ron Shevlin, Chloe James, Paul Ark and Jim Marous explore the past, the present and the future of banking and fintech.
Brett, host of the Break Banks podcast, highlights all aspects of innovation and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!
Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🔥
Whether you’re well established as someone innovating in the world of banking and fintech, or just getting started as a catalyst for change within your organization - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Brett does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of successfully navigating an ever changing banking landscape - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!
Lots of bloat, thin on anything grounded in reality. Hilarious that Moven is out of business. Keep cranking out books and speaking gigs, but if your looking for real depth in what’s happening in global FinTech, look elsewhere.