Episode 150: Breaking Payments: Next Stage of Growth for SMBs

Make some room for this fantastic episode – where we will be discussing “mergers and acquisitions” together with Olympian Tosin Oke (Payoneer) and Louis Clement (TapNation) to this conversation led by Executive Director – Matteo Rizzi, to the much-anticipated episode 150. Be honest – when you think of the topic, the first thing that comes to mind … “Elon Musk attempt to buy Twitter or Facebook purchasing Instagram?”, that’s not wrong! But it happens on a much smaller level. According to KPMG, 2021 was a record year for M&A activity within the SMB sector and this trend is set to continue. So let’s deconstruct this – into trust, security/KYC, across-border payments, escrow services … so much to consider! Luckily, we did it for you – have a listen at this Breaking Payments episode on the “NEXT Stage Of Growth for SMBs”.

Connect to our guests:
Tosin Oke – Director, SMB Europe, Payoneer
Linkedln: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tosin-oke-ba623058/
Payoneer.com

Louis Clement – CFO, TapNation
Linkedln: https://www.linkedin.com/in/louisclt/
TapNation.io

This episode is brought to you by Payoneer – the world’s go-to partner for digital commerce, everywhere. From borderless payments to boundless growth, Payoneer promises any business, in any market, the technology, connections, and confidence to participate and flourish in the new global economy.

Author, Co-Founder of FTS Group, BBE Executive Producer
About the Author
Matteo Rizzi is an unconventional entrepreneur with two decades of experience in Financial Services, constantly referred amongst the top executives in the industry. He spent 13 years at SWIFT – where he co-founded Innotribe, the innovation arm of the cooperative, launching the first global startup challenge. Since 2013, he has a FinTech Investor and/or Venture Partner role with global VCs and CVCs (20+ deals, 5 exits) currently at Bamboo Capital Partners). In 2015, he co-founded FinTechStage (now FTS Group.eu) – a platform for Investors and Innovators to boost FinTech innovation globally. In 2019, Matteo founded Timepledge.org a global initiative to foster financial inclusion and entrepreneurship. The same year he launched Breaking Banks Europe (as the Executive Producer). He is the author of The FinTech Revolution and Talents & Rebels and fluent in 5 languages.
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