Brett King

Episode 415: NextGen Opportunities

Host Brett King leads us off this week with news and a chat with Nigel Verdon, CEO & Co-Founder, RailsBank. Railsbank has some exciting news for consumers. Thereafter we go back to M2020 and learn from industry leaders. David Reiling, Chairman and CEO, Sunrise Bank, a socially responsible bank, and also host of our NextGen…

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Episode 413: SME Embedded Banking Emerges

In this week’s show we look at emerging ecosystems and marketplaces supporting real-time, embedded finance for small businesses. Joining us are Matt Collicoat and Taira Hall from FIS, Derek Sutton from Autobooks and Chris Tremont from Grasshopper Bank, a neo-bank targeting SMEs. Imagine a near future world where your accounting, payroll, predictive credit and banking…

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Episode 411: Mastercard goes mainstream crypto with Paxos

In this week’s show we talk to head of strategy at Paxos (Walter Hessert) about their newly announced collaboration with Mastercard. Mastercard is currency agnostic, but their new crypto partnership with Paxos brings crypto custody to their global platform. Raj Dhamodharan, EVP, Digital Asset/Blockchain Products & Partnerships, at Mastercard talks about their future plans for…

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Episode 409: Impact and Innovation At Work

In this week’s Breaking Banks we talk to Colin Walsh, Founder and CEO of Varo on their record breaking raise of over half a billion dollars. We also talk to Steven Walcheck, Chief Innovation Officer of FIS and the EVP behind Impact Labs about their successful incubator born during covid, along with the founder of…

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Episode 408: Retrofitting US Payments Rails

In this week’s Breaking Banks we see Silicon Valley Bank and our old friends Plaid teaming up to try to remove some of the friction of the US ACH bank-to-bank payment rails. Joining us from Plaid are Ian Macallister, and Raja Chakravorti, and SVB’s Head of Digital, Shaleen Prakash. We debate how much longer the…

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Episode 404: Crypto Wars meets Financial Health

In this week’s Breaking Banks we go 21st century. In the first half host Brett King interviews renowned journalist and personal finance specialist Jean Chatzky on how tech is changing the way we invest and save. Chatzky talks about HerMoney and the work she’s doing to help investors of all sorts, but specifically to the…

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Episode 403: Fintech ramping up in Kenya

In this episode we return to Nairobi, Kenya to chat with Eddie and Paul Ndichu the founders of WapiPay, a new pan-African cross-border payments startup, mainly focused on payments to and from China for now. We also get an update on how the pandemic has accelerated adoption of fintech across Africa, and we take a…

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Episode 398: Data Is What Data Does

In this episode host Brett King tackles the complexity of how to manage data in an environment increasingly reliant on your personal information, when privacy concerns and aging identity infrastructure clash with the reality of the 21st century. Bob Legters from FIS Ethos Data Solutions Group joins to talk about how FIS is adapting to…

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Episode 396: Blockchain meets ESG

Join host Brett King and BBEU host Ajit Tripathi as they interview three leaders moving blockchain and ESG forward. Yuval Rooz, Co-Founder and CEO Digital Asset; Joe Madden, Co-Founder and CEO, Xpansiv, and Marley Gray, Principal Architect, Blockchain Microsoft. These individuals are working on initiatives at the intersection of science, finance and technology, and are…

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Episode 395: Banking on Fast Money

This week, join Brett King as he interviews Chris Storbeck, SVP Real Time Payments and Strategic Partnerships from FIS to talk about next gen payments, changing expectations, instant communication and what that means for the future of payments.A lot has been said about real time payments over the years, we’re on the cusp of something exciting, more…

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Episode 393: Blazing the Trail to Open Finance

What’s more interesting than Blazing Saddles? Open Finance. Plaid is Blazing new trails on the the path to open finance. In this episode, Brett and I talk with Plaid, the market leader in freeing data from their silos, and US Bank about their partnership to make open finance a reality.

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Episode 391: Walk Like a Bank But Don’t Talk Like a Bank

Welcome to Breaking Banks; this week, we have a hot topic that we will be discussing with leaders in the financial services industry. Recently, California regulators said Chime and other neobanks have to stop using the term ‘bank’ in all advertisements. But if these neobanks aren’t indeed ‘banks,’ what are they? Tune in as Jason…

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