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Tux Time is a podcast brought to you by Fintech Today (FTT): A community and content company focused on the fintech startup ecosystem.

Inspired by her intelligent and beautiful mini Goldendoodle, Tux, host and FTT co-founder, Julie VerHage-Greenberg dives deep into the latest happenings in the fintech space every Monday and Thursday!

For daily updates on the fintech space sent right to your email, subscribe to the FTT Newsletter HERE ( https://fintechtoday.co ).

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Tux Time is a podcast brought to you by Fintech Today (FTT): A community and content company focused on the fintech startup ecosystem.

Inspired by her intelligent and beautiful mini Goldendoodle, Tux, host and FTT co-founder, Julie VerHage-Greenberg dives deep into the latest happenings in the fintech space every Monday and Thursday!

For daily updates on the fintech space sent right to your email, subscribe to the FTT Newsletter HERE ( https://fintechtoday.co ).

For a more in-depth breakdown and analysis on the fintech space, subscribe to the premium newsletter, FTT+, HERE ( https://checkout.fintechtoday.co/ ).

Follow us on Twitter:

FTT - @fintechtoday_ ( https://twitter.com/fintechtoday_ )

Julie - @julieverhage ( https://twitter.com/julieverhage )

    The Kayak of Insurance ft. Keith Melnick, CEO of The Zebra

    The Kayak of Insurance ft. Keith Melnick, CEO of The Zebra

    Julie is joined by Keith Melnick ( https://www.linkedin.com/in/keith-melnick-6558a2/ ) , CEO of The Zebra ( https://www.thezebra.com/ ) (an InsureTech company) to discuss:

    - why Keith pursued the InsureTech space (1:28)

    - what Zebra does (4:24)

    - how the pandemic has affected their bottom line (6:10)

    - why Keith isn't a big a fan of SPACs (14:36)

    - the fintech company Keith would invest in (19:16)

    New episodes every Monday and Thursday!

    For daily updates on the fintech space sent right to your email, subscribe to the FTT Newsletter HERE ( https://fintechtoday.co/ ).

    For a more in-depth breakdown and analysis of the fintech space, subscribe to the premium newsletter, FTT+, HERE ( https://checkout.fintechtoday.co/ ).

    Follow us on Twitter:

    FTT - @fintechtoday_ ( https://twitter.com/fintechtoday_ )

    Julie - @julieverhage ( https://twitter.com/julieverhage )

    [ Theme Song Credit ( https://freesound.org/s/537335/ ) ]

    • 21 min
    How fintech can help the Black community ft. Jillian Williams, Early Stage Investor at Cowboy Ventures

    How fintech can help the Black community ft. Jillian Williams, Early Stage Investor at Cowboy Ventures

    Julie is joined by Jillian Williams ( https://twitter.com/Jillwillnyc ) , Early Stage Investor at Cowboy Ventures ( https://www.cowboy.vc/ ) to discuss:

    - Jillian's FTT+ premium article ( https://fintechtoday.co/posts/ftt-special-celebrating-juneteenth/ ) that "Celebrated Juneteenth" (1:59)

    - why previous attempts to specifically assist Black Americans via banking failed (4:36)

    - issues w/underwriting to black people (9:50)

    - types of common financial discrimination examples (16:55)

    - will noticeable progress occur in the near future (19:35)

    New episodes every Monday and Thursday!

    For daily updates on the fintech space sent right to your email, subscribe to the FTT Newsletter HERE ( https://fintechtoday.co/ ).

    For a more in-depth breakdown and analysis of the fintech space, subscribe to the premium newsletter, FTT+, HERE ( https://checkout.fintechtoday.co/ ).

    Follow us on Twitter:

    FTT - @fintechtoday_ ( https://twitter.com/fintechtoday_ )

    Julie - @julieverhage ( https://twitter.com/julieverhage )

    [ Theme Song Credit ( https://freesound.org/s/537335/ ) ]

    • 21 min
    Addressing the LGBTQ Wealth Gap ft. Billie Simmons, Co-Founder & COO of Daylight

    Addressing the LGBTQ Wealth Gap ft. Billie Simmons, Co-Founder & COO of Daylight

    Julie sits down with Billie Simmons ( https://twitter.com/billie_simmons_ ) , Co-Founder and COO of Daylight ( https://joindaylight.com/ ) (challenger bank for the LGBTQ community) to discuss:

    - what inspired Daylight (0:48)

    - how Daylight is fixing the problem for the LGBTQ community (6:10)

    - the Daylight community (9:50)

    - Daylight's business model (13:26)

    - Future expansion plans (15:54)

    New episodes every Monday and Thursday!

    For daily updates on the fintech space sent right to your email, subscribe to the FTT Newsletter HERE ( https://fintechtoday.co/ ).

    For a more in-depth breakdown and analysis of the fintech space, subscribe to the premium newsletter, FTT+, HERE ( https://checkout.fintechtoday.co/ ).

    Follow us on Twitter:

    FTT - @fintechtoday_ ( https://twitter.com/fintechtoday_ )

    Julie - @julieverhage ( https://twitter.com/julieverhage )

    [ Theme Song Credit ( https://freesound.org/s/537335/ ) ]

    • 20 min
    Payroll as a Business Line ft. Andrew Brown, Founder & CEO of Check

    Payroll as a Business Line ft. Andrew Brown, Founder & CEO of Check

    Julie sits down with Andrew Brown ( https://twitter.com/almostabc ) , Founder and CEO of Check ( https://checkhq.com/ ) to discuss:

    - what Check does (3:13)

    - the complexity of payroll (5:35)

    - pros and cons of how Check operates (7:47)

    - why Andrew started another company (11:26)

    - $35M funding round from Stripe ( https://fortune.com/2021/01/27/fintech-startup-check-raises-35-million-to-improve-payroll-automation-led-by-stripe/ ) (13:58)

    - which fintech Andrew would invest in right now (17:55)

    New episodes every Monday and Thursday!

    For daily updates on the fintech space sent right to your email, subscribe to the FTT Newsletter HERE ( https://fintechtoday.co/ ).

    For a more in-depth breakdown and analysis of the fintech space, subscribe to the premium newsletter, FTT+, HERE ( https://checkout.fintechtoday.co/ ).

    Follow us on Twitter:

    FTT - @fintechtoday_ ( https://twitter.com/fintechtoday_ )

    Julie - @julieverhage ( https://twitter.com/julieverhage )

    [ Theme Song Credit ( https://freesound.org/s/537335/ ) ]

    • 17 min
    How to save more than 15% on your car insurance ft. Dan Preston, Co-Founder & CEO of Metromile

    How to save more than 15% on your car insurance ft. Dan Preston, Co-Founder & CEO of Metromile

    Julie sits down with Dan Preston ( https://twitter.com/danpres ) , Co-Founder and CEO of Metromile ( https://www.metromile.com/ ) to discuss:

    - what Metromile is (2:24)

    - why they went public via SPAC (4:23)

    - paying for insurance with cryptocurrency (10:39)

    - the pandemic's effect on car ownership (13:13)

    - additional insurance offerings (17:06)

    New episodes every Monday and Thursday!

    For daily updates on the fintech space sent right to your email, subscribe to the FTT Newsletter HERE ( https://fintechtoday.co/ ).

    For a more in-depth breakdown and analysis of the fintech space, subscribe to the premium newsletter, FTT+, HERE ( https://checkout.fintechtoday.co/ ).

    Follow us on Twitter:

    FTT - @fintechtoday_ ( https://twitter.com/fintechtoday_ )

    Julie - @julieverhage ( https://twitter.com/julieverhage )

    [ Theme Song Credit ( https://freesound.org/s/537335/ ) ]

    • 18 min
    B2C to B2B ft. Bo Jiang, Co-Founder & CEO of Lithic (fka Privacy.com)

    B2C to B2B ft. Bo Jiang, Co-Founder & CEO of Lithic (fka Privacy.com)

    Julie sits down with Bo Jiang ( https://twitter.com/bolingj ) Co-Founder and CEO of Lithic ( https://lithic.com/ ) ( fka Privacy.com ( https://blog.privacy.com/our-journey-from-privacy-com-to-lithic/ ) ) to discuss:

    - what Privacy.com does (2:20)

    - adding a B2B component (5:01)

    - Lithic's recent $43M funding round and why they rebranded (6:31)

    - the future of Lithic (9:49)

    - an example of a B2B client (16:21)

    New episodes every Monday and Thursday!

    For daily updates on the fintech space sent right to your email, subscribe to the FTT Newsletter HERE ( https://fintechtoday.co/ ).

    For a more in-depth breakdown and analysis of the fintech space, subscribe to the premium newsletter, FTT+, HERE ( https://checkout.fintechtoday.co/ ).

    Follow us on Twitter:

    FTT - @fintechtoday_ ( https://twitter.com/fintechtoday_ )

    Julie - @julieverhage ( https://twitter.com/julieverhage )

    [ Theme Song Credit ( https://freesound.org/s/537335/ ) ]

    • 18 min

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Love all of them! My sister-in-law is in charge of it and my brother has a dog named Tux! Keep up the great work!

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