Feb. 3, 2023

207: What Makes a Great Web3 Team

In this special segment, we’re featuring web3 investors, founders and mentors such as Joey Krug from Pantera Capital, Matthew Graham from Sino Global Capital, Teana Baker-Taylor from Circle, Sam Williams from Arweave, John Wu from Ava Labs, Clarisse Hagege from …

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Dec. 2, 2022

200: It Takes Two | Pete and Eoin’s Top 10 from the Last One Hundred …

Holy Mackenzie, we just hit 200 episodes! When Eoin Fitzgerald said to Pete Townsend in early 2018, “Hey Pete, I heard you on a couple of podcasts, wanna help me start one?” never in our wildest dreams did we think …

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Oct. 28, 2022

196: Forever | Nigel Verdon and Railsr

Nigel Verdon is the CEO and co-founder of Railsr (formerly Railsbank) and is a 3x fintech founder and ‘Finance 4 Good’ evangelist focused on building great ideas - first with Evolution (exited to BAE Systems), followed by Currency Cloud (exited …

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Oct. 7, 2022

193: Express Yourself | Amor Sexton, Blockdaemon and Web3 infrastruct…

Amor Sexton is Head of International Operations for Blockdaemon, the leading independent blockchain node infrastructure to stake, scale, and deploy nodes with institutional-grade security and monitoring. Amor is an experienced global leader with extensive commercial, legal and operational experience, and …

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Feb. 18, 2022

173: Mainstream | Adam Bialy, Fiat Republic and Bridging Banks and Cr…

Adam Bialy is the founder and CEO of Fiat Republic, the compliance-first, API-driven and highly secure and scalable bridge between banks and crypto. In this episode, Adam and Pete Townsend talk through the Fiat Republic vision, the current state of …

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July 30, 2021

148: The Bridge | Gerard Tannam and Strategic Brand Building

Gerard Tannam, Strategic Brand-Builder at Islandbridge, tells us all about the use of storytelling as a framework in bridging the gap between buyers and sellers, businesses and their markets. In this episode, we weave through Ger’s own story that takes …

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June 25, 2021

143: Freedom | Achia Nila and Women in Digital

Achia Nila, Founder & CEO of Women in Digital, joins the show to share her story on Women in Digital, an all-star team of female technologists dedicated to bringing more Bangladeshi women into the digital economy. In this chat, we …

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April 1, 2021

130: All the Things You’re Searching For | Barry Darmody and Search4L…

Barry Darmody, founder and CEO of Search4Less and ENKI, shares his story on the life experiences that were the catalysts for him becoming a startup founder, getting the Search4Less product to market in the early days, keeping the faith through …

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March 5, 2021

126: The Source | Cian Prendergast and Ortus

Cian Prendergast, founder and CEO of Ortus joins the show to share his story on the origins of Ortus in Ireland, sharing his story on how there’s a lot more to providing cloud and managed IT services to SMEs than …

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Jan. 22, 2021

120: Props | Matt McAllister and Mortgage Propeller

Matt McAllister from Mortgage Propeller joins the show to talk about bringing a new fintech to life in the middle of a pandemic, buying a house with a credit card, making lives easier for mortgage brokers and borrowers, talking to …

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Dec. 4, 2020

114: Changes | Mick Sweeney on Markets, Society, Leadership and Digit…

Mick Sweeney, CEO of PineBridge Investments in Ireland, joins the show to talk about what triggered his early interest in the financial markets, the nascent opportunity to transform the fund management industry in Ireland, the outcome of his long-term commitment …

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Oct. 16, 2020

107: Cross-Trainers | Sorcha Finucane and TrainedIn

Sorcha Finucane, Founder of TrainedIn, joins the show to talk about her inspiration for the business, the network effects of the platform, the ‘platformification’ of trust and referrals, the fairness of SME access to training vs. that of big business, …

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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 things running in your work life and your home life, two things that have become one since the world …

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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 startup ambitions....and her love of the Spanish language!

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Jan. 10, 2020

070: Life Through My Eyes - Dermot Walsh from Each & Other

Dermot Walsh from Each & Other talks with Pete Townsend about delivering delightful user experiences, leading through people, putting yourself into the shoes of the customer...and his moonlighting gig as a community radio DJ!

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