Breaking Banks

Episode 531: Killing It: A Simple Journey and Lending Without Bias

In This Episode You heard it here last week, a new series from Breaking Banks, ‘Killing It’ with co hosts Jason Henrichs and Alex Johnson, Fintech Takes. In this first episode we feature a candid discussion with Shamir Karkal, Alliance for Innovation Regulation, Co-founder and CEO of Sila, formerly Co-founder of Simple (BankSimple), America’s first…

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Episode 530: Killing It & Investing in the Next Frontier

In This Episode Drumroll…it’s a new series from Breaking Banks, Killing It, candid discussions with entrepreneurs sharing lessons, failures, successes and some of the tough decisions they had to make. From VCs to unicorns, it’s a high stakes game with high rates of failure. Not everything goes up and to the right, and success looks…

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Episode 529: Is 2024 the Year That BaaS Goes Boom?

In This Episode Does BaaS go boom, and other predictions and projections for the year. Listen as host Jason Henrichs connects with hot takers Alex Johnson, Fintech Expert & Workweek Creator and Jason Mikula, Managing Director, Fintech Business Weekly about what they’ve been seeing and what they hope to see in our industry. For those…

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Episode 528: Money in the 21st Century

In This Episode This week on Breaking Banks, Money in the 21st Century, a special episode from sister podcast Breaking Banks Asia Pacific. Listen as Breaking Banks Asia Pacific host Charis Palmer sits down with economist and professor of economics Richard Holden to chat about his new book: Money in the 21st Century and why…

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Episode 527: Return to Reality?

In This Episode Excitement over new technologies, new capabilities, new business models, and new companies often turns to hype, but what goes up, must come down. We seem to be working through hype cycles faster and faster, but what’s on the other side is rarely a return to the status quo. In this episode, Simon…

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Episode 526: Investment in an Age Where Climate is Disrupting the Planet

In This Episode 2023 was the hottest year on record in terms of temperature. ESG, sustainability, clean tech / green tech and corporate responsibility have been hot topics. Are we at war with climate? This week we feature Brett King’s recent sit down in Bangkok, Thailand with former banker, fintech investor and now venture capitalist,…

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Episode 525: Attention Hacking

In This Episode Should you increase your social media savviness to sell products? With digital acquisition reshaping financial services it’s certainly something to think about for your organization’s benefit. In this episode, host Brett King speaks with Dr. Robin Kiera, Founder and CEO, Digitalscouting about his book, Attention Hacking: The Power of Social Media Selling in…

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Episode 524: Identity

In This Episode Identity, and the future of it, continues to be a hot topic as digital adoption increases in all aspects of our lives. When you are verifying your identity, you want to do it with as little friction as possible and expect it to be fast, secure and compliant. In this episode, host…

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Episode 523: New Landscapes in Innovation from the Land of Fire and Ice

In This Episode Iceland is a small country doing big things in fintech, but also in healthtech, renewable energy, gaming, and the ocean-based blue economy. Few countries fared worse during the 2008 global economic crisis, which had a profound impact on the country’s financial system, currency, and overall economy. The economy gradually recovered, and by…

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Episode 522: The Next Era of Banking

In This Episode Does financial services ever have an off-season? Is now the time to update your playbook? . Today, host JP Nicols tackles a few of these questions and then speaks with James Anderson, Paze’s Managing Director, about a new launch on track for early next year. Paze is a new digital bank wallet…

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Episode 521: Fintech Visionaries Reimagining the Future: UAE & Informed Credit Decisions

In This Episode This week we begin our episode with the third in our special series on fintech visionaries reimagining the future of finance. Brett King is joined by Jayesh Patel, CEO of Wio Bank, and Thomas Kuncheria, EEMEA Senior Vice President for Advisors Client Services at Mastercard. Wio, the UAE’s first platform bank with…

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Episode 520: New Perspectives: Rise Up & Amplify and B2C Aids B2B

In This Episode Opening Minds and changing legacy behaviors can be challenging. This week JP Nicols connects with Jim Perry, Senior Strategist, Market Insights about new perspectives young cohorts bring to money in the digital age, not just in practice but in ways the industry can better align its leadership with today’s general demographics. Rechanneling,…

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