Part 1: ‘Knox Payments’ CEO Interview. Part 2: Why Did David Marcus Quit Paypal for Facebook?

Episode 22

Tommy Nicholas - Knox Payments

 [L-to-R]: Tommy Nicholas (Co-Founder & President) and Thomas Eide (CEO of Knox Payments)

Also, we’ll be discussing the $2.6 billion dollar acquisition of Open Table and the stunning move by David Marcus to quit Paypal and build Facebook’s next generation payment platform.

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What Did Apple’s WWDC Mean for Payments?

Episode 21

This week on Around the Coin we traveled to Apple’s WWDC conference and saw first hand what Apple is releasing that will shake up the world of payments. Around the coin.

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How to Use Quora to Make Money and Progress Your Career.

Episode 20

This week’s episode on Around the Coin we focus on Quora’s recent Top Writer’s Meet-up, how Quora will eventually monetize, and the secrets to getting the most out of Quora’s brilliant community by some of the most active writers in the game.

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Why Apple Bought Beats and Square Traded ‘Wallet’ for ‘Order’

Episode 19

This week on Around the Coin, we talk about Apple’s acquisition of “Beats by Dre” for $3.2 Billion, the failure of “Square Wallet”, and what “Square Order” must do to become successful in an already crowded space of mobile ordering applications. Around the Coin.

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Special Guest: Chris Larsen – Ripple CEO

Episode 18

Chris Larsen, CEO Ripple Labs

Today on Around the Coin podcast, we have the CEO of Ripple Labs, Chris Larsen discussing the future of payments, the strategy behind Ripple, and the tremendous opportunities in cryptocurrency over the coming years.

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Everything You Need To Know About Money Transmitter Licensing

Episode 17

This week on Around the Coin, Faisal Khan, Brian Roemmele, and Mike Townsend discuss everything about money transmitter licenses, including how they work, who needs one, and how bitcoin plays a role. Around the Coin.

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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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