Founder Episodes

July 9, 2020

093: Be Direct: Zac Liew & Curlec

Zac Liew, co-founder and CEO of Curlec joins the show to talk about the societal influences of what works well in fintech, how Cu…

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July 3, 2020

092: Money Talks #18: Wirecard & BaaS | Circit as a Panacea | Diffus…

In this week's Money Talks segment, Pete Townsend and Eoin Fitzgerald look ahead to the impact of Wirecard on Banking-as-a-Servic…

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June 19, 2020

090: Money Talks #16: WhatsApp | Backstage | Revolut | Olivia

On this week's episode, Pete and Eoin dive into payments on WhatsApp, the paradox between investing in underrepresented founders …

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June 12, 2020

089: All In a Day's Work: Garrett Cassidy & Trezeo

Garrett Cassidy, co-founder and CEO of Trezeo, joins the show to talk about making financial services accessible to independent w…

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May 29, 2020

087: Ultra Violet: Conor McGinn & Akara

Conor McGinn from Akara joins the show to talk about the human side of robotics, drawing motivation from skeptics, having all of …

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May 22, 2020

086: Money Talks #14: Pizza Arbitrage | Doordash | Uber | Grubhub | …

In this week's Money Talks segment, Pete Townsend and Eoin Fitzgerald dig into a slice of "Pizza Arbitrage" from the Margins blog…

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May 15, 2020

085: Money Talks #13: Finn Murphy - Seed Investing in Ireland

Finn Murphy from Frontline Ventures joins the show to talk about a people-centric view to investing in early stage startups, what…

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April 24, 2020

082: Money Talks #11: Startup Support, Marc Andreessen's Build & Surv…

In another edition of our Money Talks segment, Pete Townsend and Eoin Fitzgerald air their thoughts on the startup support plan a…

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April 3, 2020

080: Money Talks #10: Your Pursuit of Happiness While the World’s on…

In another crossover episode, this time with Your Pursuit of Happiness, Paul Smyth and Pete Townsend talk through how to keep thi…

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March 27, 2020

079: Cryptic Wisdom - Colin Platt

Colin Platt joins the show to talk to Pete Townsend about leaving behind his early career in the capital markets, the crossover o…

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March 13, 2020

078: Money Talks #9: David Chreng - Blockchain & Sustainability

David Chreng from LeadBlock Partners joins the show to talk about how his time as an energy equity analyst influenced his view of…

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Feb. 28, 2020

077: I Might Need Security (v2) - Luke Sully and Custody Digital Group

Luke Sully, founder and CEO of Custody Digital Group joins the show to talk about his path into digital assets from an IT securit…

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Feb. 21, 2020

076: [Replay] Money Made Me Do It - Elaine Deehan

In a special replay of one of the best episodes of 2018, Pete Townsend talks to Elaine Deehan about her entry into fintech, her s…

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Feb. 14, 2020

075: Spiritual - Erin Grover

Erin Grover joins Pete Townsend to talk about her journey into crypto and digital assets, opening up the niche space of crypto he…

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Feb. 7, 2020

074: Crossover - Rudi Falat and the Voice of Fintech

Rudi Falat from the Voice of Fintech podcast joins Pete Townsend to riff on crossing over from the corporate world into the start…

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