Episode97

Episode 97: Money2020 Europe, ETA & TechStars

 

 

Episode 97

This week the three payment nerds Brian, Faisal and Mike are back at it again. Faisal discusses the recent Money2020 Europe Conference that was held in Copenhagen for the very first time. Brian discusses his coverage of the TRANSACT show by ETA (Electronic Transaction Association) and Mike tells us all about how HomeHero is enrolled in TechStars with Cedars Sinai Hospital.

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Episode 96 Alexa:Raspberry Pi - Apple CareKit and Mobile Wallets

Episode 96: Alexa/Raspberry Pi, Apple CareKit and Mobile Wallets!

Episode 96

This week the three amigos Brian, Faisal and Mike are back at it again. Brian discuss Amazon’s Echo and the new Echo equivalent that one can build with Raspberry Pi. Mike explains the benefits and the potential of Apple’s CareKit and Faisal discusses mobile wallets and small value transfer, why we need to reexamine the whole ecosystem.

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Episode 94: Interview Jon Carder MOGL.com CEO

Episode 94: Interview Jon Carder MOGL.com CEO

Episode 94

This week Mike interviews the CEO of MOGL.com – Jon Carder:

Jon Carder is an experienced entrepreneur who has founded five internet businesses, his first at the age of 19. In college Jon founded eHeaven.com, an online e-commerce superstore that was purchased by BabyUniverse in 2002. Jon Carder then founded Client Shop inc. a website dedicated to finding consumers the lowest rates on home loans. ClientShop was San Diego’s fastest growing company in 2005 (San Diego Business Journal) and was sold to Internet Brands in 2006. After a short “retirement” he realized building companies beats is more fulfilling than being retired and started his next venture, MojoPages.com, an online local search engine which received $5M (series A) from Austin Ventures and operates out of La Jolla, CA. Most recently Jon is founder and CEO of Mogl.com – a frictionless online to offline rewards program & Empyr.com – an online to offline ad platform. Mogl/Empyr has raised $35M in funding and has a partnership with Visa, Mastercard and Amex to effortlessly track any purchase from an enrolled consumer at a participating offline merchant in under 1 minute.

(Courtesy: CrunchBase)

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Episode 92: Robots, Conferences, Undocumented, Currency Notes & the Historic Value of Money

Episode 92: Robots, Conferences, Undocumented, Currency Notes & the Historic Value of Money

Episode 92

This week, Brian, Faisal and Mike discuss the coming of age of Robots & AI and what it means for us. We touch upon the various conferences we will be attending, covering and speaking in. The undocumented work, couple that with the recent news of the eliminating the US $100 Bill, what does all this mean. What has history taught us about value transfer and control.

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Episode 91: Interview with Drew Sievers

Episode 91: Interview with Drew Sievers

Episode 91

Screenshot 2016-02-26 13.35.02Drew Sievers is one of North America’s foremost innovators in mobile financial services.

As mFoundry’s Co-Founder & CEO, Drew helped build the mBanking industry, establishing mFoundry as the industry leader with more than 900 clients. mFoundry also developed North America’s largest mPayment solution, Starbucks Card Mobile. Drew sold mFoundry to FIS for $165MM.

Drew was also the President of iAgency powerhouse Semaphore Partners, which was acquired in 2002.

Drew spent 5 years in Japan as Regional Director for Saatchi & Saatchi, and co-founded Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive.

Drew advises and sits on the boards of Spendgo, mScripts, and Fortumo.

Drew’s profile on Money 2020.

Drew’s personal surfer blog:

Book recommendation:
A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing

Contact Drew on Twitter.

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Episode 89 - The Winter of Discontent

Episode 89: The Winter of Discontent.

Episode 89: The Winter of Discontent.

 

Episode 89

This week Brian, Faisal and Mike discuss what we term as the Winter of Discontent. With falling oil prices, Bitcoin being termed as a failed experiment, stock plummeting, oil prices below $30, Yellow cab company in SF filing for bankruptcy, colleagues thinking about abandoning tuition? what does this mean for our economy? Listen and find out.

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