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Things are changing fast in the world of financial technology. The BIG Podcast explores the impact of financial technology innovations on the every day person. Top financial industry guests will give us exciting insights into technologies that will shape the way we manage and spend our money.

The BIGCast Best Innovation Group, John Best

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

Things are changing fast in the world of financial technology. The BIG Podcast explores the impact of financial technology innovations on the every day person. Top financial industry guests will give us exciting insights into technologies that will shape the way we manage and spend our money.

    Fintech Buyers Club

    Fintech Buyers Club

    Nick Evens, CEO of the $150 million Curql Collective investment fund, explains why the days of “one-off” credit union investments in fintech startups are over. Also- Square’s foray into small business banking and FICO’s waning clout.

    • 30 min
    Has US Open Banking’s Day Arrived?

    Has US Open Banking’s Day Arrived?

    John and Glen dissect the Biden Administration’s recent Executive Order and its likely impact on open banking, financial institution mergers, and services in “banking deserts.”

    • 42 min
    Buy Now Pay... Smarter?

    Buy Now Pay... Smarter?

    Glen's candid conversation with Opy CEO Brian Shniderman about his firm's twist on the BNPL model. Also- a flashpoint for US open banking?

    • 44 min
    El Salvador’s Bitcoin Gambit

    El Salvador’s Bitcoin Gambit

    John joins Glen from A Quiet Place to unpack El Salvador’s unexpected decision to treat Bitcoin as legal tender, in parallel with the US dollar- as well as last week’s wild ride in cryptocurrency prices.

    • 35 min
    291 Million Credit Unions Members Can’t Be Wrong

    291 Million Credit Unions Members Can’t Be Wrong

    Glen speaks with WOCCU’s Kadie Hochmuth about July’s World Credit Union Conference and the World Council’s 50th anniversary. Also- dissecting the Fed’s new interchange report and debunking Durbin conspiracy theories.

    • 22 min
    Accelerating the Path to Financial Health

    Accelerating the Path to Financial Health

    Glen speaks with the Financial Health Network’s Hannah Calhoon about its latest cohort of Accelerator fintechs and the ongoing EMERGE conference. Also El Salvador embraces Bitcoin, and the Millennial Lifestyle Subsidy comes to a crashing halt.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

John, host of The BIGCast podcast, highlights all aspects of financial technology innovations 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!

Money2020 attendee ,

Always a great listen, and always some thought provoking topics.

Great content. Insightful interviews with fintech leaders and innovators, and recap of financial news.

Catharine Burhenne ,

Fintech insights

Great insights, casual rapport, good humor. One of the best sources I’ve found for fintech, payments and credit unions.

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