Breaking Banks

Episode 448: Payments: Australia Making its Mark & The Book of Crypto

In Episode 444, we feature a segment on what makes Australia a great environment for fintech innovators. Our series continues with this episode’s focus on payments. First, Brett connects with Paul Byrne, CEO of Zai, a paytech company boldly transforming the future of financial services, powering mid-market and enterprise level business customers, and automating payment…

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Episode 447: Fintech’s Getting Spicy

Host Jason Henrich’s gets spicy, and sheds a few tears, with industry experts Alex Johnson, Creator, Fintech Takes and Amy Radin, Author and Executive Advisor to Enterprises and ScaleUps in today’s episode of Breaking Banks. The wings are spicy and so is the conversation as they cover current economic challenges, the crypto meltdown, BNPL, value creation, down…

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Episode 446: The CFPB Wakes Up A Dormant Rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a press release on April 25th that it was invoking a dormant authority that allows it to examine nonbank companies posing risks to consumers. That’s pretty broad and seems pretty scary. Listen to Dara Tarkowski, host of the Tech on Reg podcast, and Jason Henrichs break down the legal…

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Episode 445: Fuel-ing Finance from the Ukraine & Fueling Faster Payments

In today’s compelling episode host Jason Henrichs speaks with Alyona Mysko, CEO and Founder of Fuel, a Ukrainian company. Fuel, a cloud-based financial department, helps startups by acting as their finance function, navigating what can be tough waters, so CEOs and CFOs can focus and make smart business decisions and projections. Figuring a scalable business…

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Episode 444: Rise of Embedded Finance in Australia & Digital for Good

In this episode Brett King returns to his roots to explore investment opportunities in and from Australia, how Australian capability can act as a launch pad for global innovations and investments within the fintech and insurtech ecosystems. Our guests Simone Dossetor, Insurtech Australia, CEO; Ben Smith, Railsbank, Chief Operating Officer (APAC) and Christie Downs, CEO…

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Episode 443: Keens versus the Stewards

In this weeks mashup Breaking Banks and The Futurists podcasts interview pioneering technologist Brad Templeton. In a discussion ranging from the creation of the commercial internet,  the battle for our future, to ethical AI and the likely roll out of autonomous vehicles, we cover a lot of ground. But at the heart of this discussion…

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Episode 442: Looking To The Future

In today’s episode of Breaking Banks, we feature two of our sister podcasts, each with an eye to the future.We start with Jennifer Tescher’s EMERGE Everywhere. Jennifer sits down with Shamina Singh, Founder and President of the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, to discuss the quest for a more sustainable and equitable future, and how…

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Episode 441: The Three Trillion Dollar Economic Opportunity Hiding in Plain Sight

Businesses founded by women deliver high revenue, and it’s no secret, closing the gender equity gap would lead to an increase in GDP. There are a lot of economic reasons to support gender equality, but what exactly does it mean, and how can leaders go about creating change so that we can all reap the…

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Episode 440: Innovation To Be Celebrated: No Slaps Allowed Fintech Awards!

Today Jason Henrichs speaks with Fintech Futures about their first ever Banking Tech Awards USA, to celebrate the outstanding achievements and successes of the US’ best and brightest in the financial technology sector. He goes in depth with independent judges, Mary Wisniewski from Bankrate and Lisa Moyle, VC Innovations UK about what they noted as…

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Special Episode – BREAKING NEWS ON BREAKING BANKS: THE CFPB WAKES UP A DORMANT RULE

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a press release on April 25th that it was invoking a dormant authority that allows it to examine nonbank companies posing risks to consumers. That’s pretty broad and seems pretty scary. Listen to Dara Tarkowski, host of the Tech on Reg podcast, and Jason Henrichs break down the legal…

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Episode 439: Journeys: A Large Bank’s Innovation Journey & VC with Cowboy Ventures

In today’s episode, Jason Henrichs connects with Jo K Jagadish to discuss TD’s innovation journey. As EVP, Head of Corporate Products, Services and Innovation, Jo centers TD product design efforts on customers, even corporate customers, figuring pains, gains and jobs to be done, rather than finding solutions and looking for a problem. Design thinking is…

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Episode 438: Getting into the Weeds with Regent Bank

In this episode, Breaking Banks host Amber Buker speaks with Keri Cain, SVP at Regent Bank. Personal experience shapes us all, but Keri’s experience and unique perspective is helping many and also Regent Bank build a new business line as architect of Regent’s multi-state cannabis banking operation. It’s a compelling episode, her background in retail,…

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