174 episodes

Mastermind.fm is where we interview high-achievers from all walks of life and learn about what they do and how they do it.



The show currently has a strong slant towards Fintech and investment asset class exploration. We have an international audience but focus especially on European investors.

Mastermind.fm Jean Galea & Joe Galea

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Mastermind.fm is where we interview high-achievers from all walks of life and learn about what they do and how they do it.



The show currently has a strong slant towards Fintech and investment asset class exploration. We have an international audience but focus especially on European investors.

    Episode 172 – P2P Lending on Debitum with Henrijs Jansons

    Episode 172 – P2P Lending on Debitum with Henrijs Jansons

    In this episode we chat with Henrijs Jansons about the relaunch of the Debitum platform, and why investors should consider investing in this regulated platform.

    Links



    * Debitum

    * Jean's review of Debitum

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 171 – P2P Lending on Lonvest with Roman Katerynchyk

    Episode 171 – P2P Lending on Lonvest with Roman Katerynchyk

    In this episode, Jean and Joe interview the founder and CEO of Lonvest, Roman Katerynchyk.



    We dig into how P2P lending for consumer loans works, and what kind of models power the decisions to give loans or not to new customers. We discuss the ethical side of P2P lending, and the big issue with millions of unbanked people in developing countries.



    For example:



    44% of Vietnam's population was unbanked in 2022, but a higher percentage remains under-banked.

    Only 6% of the population in Vietnam have credit cards.



    We also talk about how Lonvest works, why Roman started this new business after many years in the fintech and traditional consumer loans space, and what comes next for the platform. Roman also explains how Lonvest is differentiating itself in the market and bringing a new level of transparency to the game.

    Invest on Lonvest



    Links



    * Lonvest

    * Roman's Linkedin

    * Jean's review of Lonvest

    • 54 min
    Episode 170 – A.I. Tools and Use Cases with Martin Slaney

    Episode 170 – A.I. Tools and Use Cases with Martin Slaney

    Welcome to another exciting episode of the Mastermind.fm podcast, where we explore the latest trends, ideas, and innovations shaping the world. In today's episode, we're diving deep into the fascinating realm of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its transformative impact on the way we work.



    We're thrilled to have with us a special guest, Martin Slaney, the visionary behind ProductPrompts.com. Martin is a thought leader in the AI space and has extensive experience in harnessing the power of intelligent tools to enhance productivity and drive growth.



    In our conversation today, we'll explore a wide range of AI-powered tools, such as OpenAI's GPT-4, Dall-E and Midjourney, and we'll discuss how these new tools are enabling businesses to streamline their operations, make better decisions, and ultimately, redefine what's possible.



    From AI-driven customer persona generators to automating customer support and data analysis, Martin will share his insights on how AI is changing the way we approach our work and the potential pitfalls to watch out for as we continue to integrate these powerful tools into our daily lives.



    So, grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and get ready for an enlightening conversation about the AI revolution with Martin Slaney. Stay tuned, because this episode of the Mastermind podcast is one you won't want to miss!

    Links



    * Martin Slaney on Twitter

    * Product Prompts

    * Westworld

    * Humans

    * Almost Human

    * ChatGPT

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Episode 169 – NFT Taxation with Shehan from Cointracker

    Episode 169 – NFT Taxation with Shehan from Cointracker

    In this episode Jean and Joe speak with Shehan Chandrasekera from Cointracker about the intricacies of NFT taxation.

    Links



    * Cointracker

    • 47 min
    Episode 168 – Collecting, Creating and Curating Generative Art

    Episode 168 – Collecting, Creating and Curating Generative Art

    In this episode, Jean hangs out with Tinbane and Astamcloud/P to discuss the experience of collecting, creating and curating in the generative art space.

    Links



    * Jean's post about embarking on his artistic journey

    * Jean's generative art resources

    * DCinvestor on-chain gen art collector thesis

    * The rise of long-form generative art

    * Mandelbrot set

    * Picasso's The Bull



    * Featured image art by Tinbane

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode 167 – Building Collective Strangers, a Photography Community, with Eric Rubens

    Episode 167 – Building Collective Strangers, a Photography Community, with Eric Rubens

    In this episode, Jean speaks to Eric Rubens, a successful professional photographer and founder of Collective Strangers, an NFT community focused on photography. We go through Eric's journey into photography, why he created Collected Strangers, and what pass holders can expect in the coming months. We also touch on the photography NFT space as I'm quite excited about the future prospects of this niche.

    Links



    * Eric Rubens on Instagram

    * Collective Strangers

    * Justin Aversano

    * Dave Krugman

    * Cath Simard

    * Nick Kuchar

    * Drift

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

ColeWest ,

wide ranging interests and expertise

Jean is an excellent host with huge depth to his experience. He brings a well-informed perspective to a wide variety of topics. This podcast is a hidden gem for anyone looking to live a rich life.

Jackie D'Elia ,

Insightful - A Beacon of Positivity

Love the conversation style and chemistry between James and Jean. Such an inspiring podcast packed with insight for any business owner.

Design TLC ,

Insightful and motivating

I like the conversational style of this podcast and the topics are relevant to business owners. I am a "cheerleader" for this show! I appreciate the mission of helping entrepreneurs be productive and successful while also being kind and supportive members of their community.

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