Nov. 4, 2022

197: Connected for Life | Ollie Walsh, Pipit & Konect | Live from Web…

Ollie Walsh is the co-founder and CEO of Pipit, who are bringing to market the new Konect network that is powering international cash transactions with DeFi and enabling migrants to support their families back home cheaper, safer, and now faster.

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May 6, 2022

180: Reunited | Crowdclass with Filipe Pereira and Mario Frade

On the show this week we have Filipe Pereira and Mario Frade from Crowdclass, a web3 protocol for online education using the power of blockchain, tokenization, composability and the metaverse to create new monetization models for online educators, and better …

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April 15, 2022

178: Get it Together | Carla Rosenkranz and Barterchain

Carla Rosenkranz, founder of Barterchain, riffs with Pete Townsend about how the Barterchain idea is rooted in her own experience of exchanging English lessons for yoga classes, the core of her conviction to start building Barterchain, the network effects from …

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March 4, 2022

175: My Philosophy | Nik Milanović, This Week in Fintech and The Fint…

Nik Milanović is the founder of This Week in Fintech, a global digest of fintech news, and General Partner at The Fintech Fund, an early-stage venture capital fund. In this episode, Pete Townsend and Eoin Fitzgerald talk to Nik about …

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Jan. 14, 2022

169: Tim Bos | ShareRing, Building in Web3 and the Sharing Economy

Joining the show this week is Tim Bos, founder and CEO of ShareRing, a blockchain-based company that's focused on changing the landscape of the fragmented sharing economy. In this chat, Tim and Pete Townsend talk through Tim’s crystal ball-like experiences …

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Nov. 19, 2021

164: John Wu from Ava Labs | Blockchain, Web3 and Building on Avalanc…

John Wu is president of Ava Labs, an a16z-backed technology company building the next-generation blockchain platform, Avalanche. In this episode, John shares insights on bringing passion to projects, building teams and communities in Web3, the sheer joy of bringing hundreds …

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April 21, 2021

133: Bonus Episode | Ollie Walsh and the Pipit Global Crowdfunding Ca…

This is a special bonus episode welcoming back Ollie Walsh, co-founder and CEO of Pipit Global, a for-profit social impact fintech based in Galway here in Ireland. Ollie was on the show back in July 2019 in episode 52, and …

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March 19, 2021

128: Ten Thousand Hours | Robert Alice, Portraits of a Mind and NFTs

Robert Alice, artist and creator of the ‘Portraits of a Mind’ project, shares his story on how bitcoin - and to quote Robert – “and its essential ties to the past instead of the perpetuated perception of its radical severance …

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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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Feb. 19, 2021

124: Money Talks #29 | Clubhouse | Jay Z, Jack Dorsey and Bitcoin | F…

In this Money Talks segment, Pete and Eoin riff on Pete’s first experience with Clubhouse, Jay Z and Jack Dorsey’s Bitcoin Trust for Africa and India, fintech valuations and SPACs, Citi’s fat finger, efficient crypto markets and grief for Revolut …

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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. 18, 2020

116: All These Funds | Brian McNulty and FAC

Brian McNulty, founder and CEO of FundAdminChain (FAC), joins the show to talk about solving a real business problem with distributed ledger technology (DLT), how funding your business takes a team effort, enabling positive change for the investment funds industry …

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Oct. 22, 2020

108: Alphabet | Emmett Kilduff and Eagle Alpha

Emmett Kilduff, founder and CEO of Eagle Alpha, talks with Pete Townsend about alternative data, launching his first startup at the same time as the Lehman collapse, pairing his conviction on the ‘problem-to-solve’ with staying power while waiting for the …

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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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Sept. 18, 2020

103: Ya Know The Rules: Jill Richmond and Jewel

Jill Richmond, Co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Jewel, joins the show this week to talk about having agility at the core of everything they do, the relationship between regulations and problem solving…and backpacking solo through eastern Africa!

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