What Are iBeacons All About?

Episode 16

This week on Around the Coin podcast we cover iBeacon technology. We’ll discuss how it technically works, examples in the real world, and what future business opportunities exist for startup founders. Around the Coin.

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What Facebook is Doing with Money Transmitter Licenses & Future Uses for Bitcoin.

Episode 15

This week on Around the Coin, Brian Roemmele, Faisal Khan, and Mike Townsend cover the recent ETA conference, why Facebook money transmitter licenses are so important, and future uses for the Bitcoin block chain.

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Changing Landscape of Remittances

Episode 14

This week on Around the Coin we talk about the “Changing Landscape of Remittances“.  Our in-house expert, Faisal Khan explains the current state of world remittances and a few major business opportunities over the next few years. Around the Coin.

– What are remittances?
– How big is the remittance industry?
– It fast are remittances growing?
– How is technology and the new payment methods changing the remittance landscape?
– What opportunities lie in this space?
– Will bitcoin or ripple be able to change remittances?

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An Entrepreneur’s Journey Into Payments – Mike Townsend

Episode 13

Mike Townsend - HomeHero

Around the Coin, founder and co-host, Mike Townsend discusses his journey beginning as an engineer in Singapore then moving to Los Angeles to design military UAV’s. He tells us how he transitioned into payments, starting a point of sale company, “Zing Checkout” and mobile payments company “Flowtab”.

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Special Guest: Brett King – Moven CEO and Author of “Banking 3.0”

Episode 12

Brett King CEO Moven, Host Breaking Banking, Futurist/Visionary

This week on Around the Coin, we have Brett King on the show! Brett is a world leader in the banking and payment industry. He is author of the book Bank 3.0, radio host at Breaking Banks and CEO of mobile payments startup Moven.

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The Blueprint for the Next Decade of Mobile Payments

Episode 11

This week on Around the Coin, Faisal Khan, and Mike Townsend provide the blueprint for the mobile payment industry both in the United States and abroad. Around the Coin.

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Why are digital wallets are struggling while PowaTag is winning.

Episode 10

This week on Around the Coin, Faisal Khan, Brian Roemmele, and Mike Townsend will be discussing London Powatag’s $97M (ninety seven million dollar) raise and why major mobile wallets like Google, Square, and Paypal continue to struggle at brick and mortar.

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Special Guest: Sasha Orloff – LendUp CEO

Episode 9

Sasha Orloff - LendUp CEO

This week we have special guest and CEO of LendUp, Sasha Orloff joining the conversation. We’ll be discussing opportunities in microfinance, peer to peer lending and what LendUp has already done to revolutionize payday loans.  Around the coin podcast.

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Simple’s $117M acquisition is the start of a movement.

Episode 8

This week in episode 8 of Around the Coin podcast, Brian Roemmele, Mike Townsend and Faisal Khan explain why Simple (company) was acquired for 120 million dollars by a 150 year old spanish bank.  Then, Faisal tells us why the mortgage system is broken across India and Southeast Asia and explains in detail for entrepreneurs how to fix it.  Around the Coin podcast.

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Did we just witness Bitcoin’s tipping point?

Episode 7

This week on Around The Coin, Faisal Khan, Brian Roemmele and Mike Townsend talk about Iceland’s creation of their own crypto currency, how Fiverr’s decision to accept Bitcoin will be the tipping point and how millions of dollars worth of Bitcoin were stolen from Silk Road 2. Around the Coin podcast.

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