Fintech 5 is a glimpse behind the scenes with the game changers in money and technology.    Jason Henrichs gets a quick 5 minutes with guests, and wastes no time trying to probe what drives and influences industry leaders.

Not Being Wrong

When the world is changing fast and a response is needed: how do you respond?

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The Pandemic in Bank Business Models

David Reiling – The Sun Rises on an Equal Playing Field

In the age of innovation, it is now more important than ever to find technology solutions at every financial level.  David Reiling, CEO of Sunrise Bank, explains how they built a strategy on inclusivity and underserved populations, where customer driven innovation powered their rapid growth and when the community succeeds, banking succeeds. David Reiling: David…

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Michelle Tinsley – Branches will Adapt

Michelle Tinsley isn’t so ready to kiss the bank branch goodbye.   As an expert in retail digital transformation, she thinks that the personal will become more valuable, not less, as technology continues to become an greater part of our environments.   Branches are using a combination of creating co-working spaces and mixed environments to change the…

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Michael Prins – Hacker for Good

YOU’VE BEEN HACKED.   Three words no  financial institution wants to hear.  Financial losses that might not be covered depending on whose at fault.  Answering to angry customers and regulators.  How do you guarantee that it won’t happen again. Michiel Prins is a professional hacker, but instead of exploiting vulnerabilities, he is alerting companies to…

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Jake Tyler: AI as Personal Financial Assistant

Jake Tyler wants you to control your money with the ease that you ask Alexa for the weather or Siri for the best ramen in town.   He and his partners have built   Think Siri, or Google, but for banking. So, why not use Siri or Google? works exclusively with banks…

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Michael Diamond- Midwest Bank Balancer

Michael Diamond, SVP and GM of Payments at Mitek Systems, wants you to know he is from Wisconsin. He is not some soft beach dweller.  And that background has given him the resilience, grit, and character to close deals in Silicon Valley. Mitek provides a lot of the background technology for identity in Mobile channels….

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Elisa Moussa: Let’s make payments as easy as the tech

There is nothing like being stuck in a foreign country without your wallet to make mobile payments vividly imperative. Elise Moussa founded Snapay to solve the problem of in store mobile payments.  To do that, she needed to make the process as painless for the merchants as it would be for the customer.   She…

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Mike Laven_Hopeful but not Utopian

The only constant is change.  And the only sure thing is disruption.  Which is why Mike Laven doesn’t think of it as disruptive at all, but as part of the natural evolution of the world, constantly making things work faster.   Maybe he got that insight from his mother, who at 93, was still the…

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Dave Matter_Fintech Sandhog

Fintech- The new tech that is being developed to enhance financial services. Sandhog: member of elite team of tunnel and foundation builders who make it so we can travel swiftly and safely on bridges and tunnels. Financial services is undergoing a massive infrastructure overhaul. As money can now move faster and cheaper, it also needs…

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Noah Breslow- Pre-approved

Noah Breslow has spent a decade in the fintech trenches and if you ask him about disruption, he rolls his eyes.  He is really over the term disruptive.  He thinks that is just a synonym for life.   But it doesn’t change the fact that he has been part of a business inciting change for…

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