30 episodes

Fintrepreneur is a bi-weekly podcast that highlights all things finance, fintech, entrepreneurship, and banking. Hosted by David Gens and Eli Beaino. We host monthly guests on the show, to discuss their thoughts, feelings, opinions and stories on financial technology and how their products have impacted the industry.

Fintreprenuer speaks to real entrepreneurs that have built or been apart of building large scale companies mostly in fintech with other guests appearing from varying industries. Fintrepreneur goes into a deep dive of our own and our guests industry expertise and the learnings that have come from entrepreneurship.

If you enjoy hearing founders stories or if you have a passion for fintech, then this is the podcast for you!

Fintrepreneur Sean Watkins

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Fintrepreneur is a bi-weekly podcast that highlights all things finance, fintech, entrepreneurship, and banking. Hosted by David Gens and Eli Beaino. We host monthly guests on the show, to discuss their thoughts, feelings, opinions and stories on financial technology and how their products have impacted the industry.

Fintreprenuer speaks to real entrepreneurs that have built or been apart of building large scale companies mostly in fintech with other guests appearing from varying industries. Fintrepreneur goes into a deep dive of our own and our guests industry expertise and the learnings that have come from entrepreneurship.

If you enjoy hearing founders stories or if you have a passion for fintech, then this is the podcast for you!

    #30: The Evolving Role of Fintech in Retail Environments with guest Omar Sahyoun, Founder and CEO of Shopley

    #30: The Evolving Role of Fintech in Retail Environments with guest Omar Sahyoun, Founder and CEO of Shopley

    Join Eli and Dave on another exciting episode of Fintrepreneur as they dive into "The Evolving Role of Fintech in Retail Environments" with special guest Omar Sahyoun, Founder and CEO of Shopley.

    In this episode, they explore Shopley's journey from inception to success under Omar's leadership. They also discuss the future of retail and how fintech is reshaping consumer trends.

    Gain insights into the integration of fintech solutions in retail environments, from concept to checkout. Learn how Shopley is empowering merchants and redefining retail through innovative fintech solutions. Tune in for a captivating conversation that delves into the dynamic intersection of fintech and retail.

    • 48 min
    #29: The Evolution of Fintech Marketing: Insights from Former CMO Brad Lensing

    #29: The Evolution of Fintech Marketing: Insights from Former CMO Brad Lensing

    Welcome to another episode of Fintrepreneur! Today, we're diving into "The Evolution of Fintech Marketing: Insights from Former CMO Brad Lensing."

    In this episode, we'll explore Brad Lensing's career journey and key milestones in fintech marketing. From his early days to pivotal moments in his career, we'll uncover the insights and experiences that have shaped his approach to marketing in the financial technology sector.

    Join us as we discuss Brad's strategies for fostering high-performing marketing teams, driving revenue growth, and scaling marketing operations efficiently. We'll delve into innovative approaches and data-driven insights that have propelled fintech marketing success.

    Don't miss out on this insightful conversation as we glean valuable insights from Brad Lensing's wealth of experience in fintech marketing.

    • 38 min
    #28: Investment Banking Career Insights: From Manager to Managing Director with Sean Martin

    #28: Investment Banking Career Insights: From Manager to Managing Director with Sean Martin

    Welcome back to Fintrepreneur! In this episode, titled "Investment Banking Career Insights: From Manager to Managing Director," we embark on a journey with Sean Martin as he shares his path to reaching the prestigious role of Managing Director at Raymond James.

    Alongside Sean, we explore a myriad of captivating topics, including the nuances of fintech founder decisions, the evolving landscape of fintech valuations, and the hurdles encountered in fintech capital raising. Drawing from Sean's wealth of experience, we glean valuable advice for aspiring fintech entrepreneurs and peer into the future of the fintech ecosystem, pondering the transformative role of AI in innovation.

    Join us for an enlightening discussion that promises to deepen your understanding of investment banking and inspire entrepreneurial pursuits in the financial technology realm.

    • 36 min
    #27: Democratizing Private Debt Markets: Empowering Companies to Grow with Technology with CEO of Cascade Debt, Michael Shum

    #27: Democratizing Private Debt Markets: Empowering Companies to Grow with Technology with CEO of Cascade Debt, Michael Shum

    Welcome back to Fintrepreneur, your go-to podcast for cutting-edge discussions at the crossroads of finance and entrepreneurship. In today's episode, hosts Eli and Dave lead a captivating exploration into the realm of "Democratizing Private Debt Markets" with esteemed guest Michael Shum, CEO of Cascade Debt. Embark on an inspiring journey through Michael's experiences, uncover the profound Digital Transformation of Private Debt Markets, and explore the latest in Fintech solutions driving innovation.

    Discover how these technological advancements are not just reshaping finance but also fostering unprecedented opportunities for businesses to thrive. Learn from industry leaders as we unravel the secrets behind empowering business growth and navigating the intricate financial landscape.

    Join the conversation as we shed light on the crucial role of sustainability in the private debt sector. Don't miss out on this dynamic discussion that promises valuable insights for entrepreneurs and finance enthusiasts alike. Tune in to Fintrepreneur for an engaging blend of expertise, innovation, and the ever-evolving intersection of finance and entrepreneurship!

    • 43 min
    #26: 2023 a Year in Review for Fintech

    #26: 2023 a Year in Review for Fintech

    Step into the world of Fintrepreneur with Dave and Eli as they reflect on the impactful journey of 2023, a year filled with personal and professional milestones. In this special episode, our hosts take you on a candid exploration of their accomplishments, the triumphs of their business, and provide a sneak peek into the exciting developments on the horizon.

    Join Dave and Eli as they share personal insights, reflecting on the highs and lows of the past year. From individual achievements to business successes, our hosts delve into the significant moments that defined 2023 for both themselves and their venture.

    Explore the intricate tapestry of accomplishments, as they unveil the strategies and decisions that contributed to the growth of their business. From innovative projects to strategic collaborations, get an insider's perspective on the key factors that fuelled their success in the fintech landscape.

    But the journey doesn't end there. Tune in for an exclusive preview of what lies ahead – the big things to come in the future of Fintrepreneur. Whether it's groundbreaking projects, new partnerships, or industry trends, Dave and Eli provide a glimpse into the exciting developments that will shape the fintech landscape in the coming months.

    Whether you're a fellow entrepreneur, a fintech enthusiast, or someone eager to gain insights into navigating the complexities of both personal and professional growth, this episode offers a front-row seat to the Fintrepreneur journey.

    Embark on this reflective and forward-looking conversation with Dave and Eli as they navigate the twists and turns of the past year and chart a course for the exciting adventures that await in the world of Fintrepreneur.

    • 34 min
    #25: Tailored Financial Products for Canadian Small Businesses: Meeting Unique Needs with Cato Pastoll

    #25: Tailored Financial Products for Canadian Small Businesses: Meeting Unique Needs with Cato Pastoll

    Welcome to the Fintrepreneur podcast, a captivating exploration at the intersection of finance and entrepreneurship, hosted by Eli and Dave. In this episode, we're excited to introduce you to Cato Pastol, the visionary behind Loop, a game-changing entity in the financial world. Cato's incredible journey and the creation of Loop are the focal points of our conversation, promising to inspire and enlighten.

    Join us as we dive into the world of tailored financial products designed exclusively for Canadian small businesses. These small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of the Canadian economy, and we'll explore what sets them apart and how tailored financial solutions can make a significant impact on their success.

    Our discussion will also shine a light on the unique demands and challenges faced by Canadian small businesses in the financial landscape. With the rise of fintech companies, there's a growing opportunity to address these specific needs and empower SMEs with financial tools and services customized to their requirements.

    Discover the pivotal role that fintechs play in shaping the future of finance as they craft innovative solutions to meet the unique requirements of SMBs. Stay tuned for a thought-provoking dialogue that may change the way you view the financial and entrepreneurial landscape in Canada. Subscribe to Fintrepreneur and join us on this enlightening journey through the dynamic world of Canadian small businesses and the financial solutions tailored just for them.

    • 34 min

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