Oct. 14, 2022

194: MoneyTalks #55: FTX and Visa | Google Cloud Goes Crypto | Mumsne…

This week, Eoin and Pete riff on crypto exchange FTX’s partnership with Visa enabling users to spend crypto anywhere Visa is accepted, Google Cloud enabling customers to pay in crypto in partnership with Coinbase, the state of ‘community fintech’ through …

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July 8, 2022

187: Money Talks #50 | Techstars Demo Day Recap | Building the Bear |…

This week, Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend recap Techstars’ first-ever demo day in Dublin as part of the Launchpool Web3 Techstars Accelerator, look at crypto winter with FTX, BlockFi and Voyager, Klarna’s down round, Revolut’s new card reader, Algorand bringing …

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March 25, 2022

176: Money Talks #49 | Ramp Goes Up | JPM Go West | Going Ape with Yu…

This week, Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend return from a 2-week hiatus and look at what’s driving Ramp forward so quickly with their $8bn valuation, the JP Morgan deal for western Ireland-based fintech Global Shares, and the latest with ApeCoin, …

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Feb. 25, 2022

174: Money Talks #48 | SoFi So Far | Circle and Stablecoins | Crypto …

Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend riff on what started out as a student lending platform in SoFi now becoming a full-service digital finance player, Circle’s new SPAC deal in the context of stablecoins, advertising and naming rights in crypto and …

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Sept. 17, 2021

155: Vision | Sophie Guibaud and OpenPayd

Sophie Guibaud is the Chief Growth Officer at OpenPayd and she’s spent the last 10 years designing and executing the go-to-market of banking-as-a-service (BaaS) and embedded finance propositions in Europe, building teams and operations from scratch, and integrating financial services …

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Jan. 29, 2021

121: Money Talks #28 | GameStop and WallStreetBets | Visa-Plaid Deal …

In this Money Talks segment, Pete and Eoin riff on GameStop and WallStreetBets, the Plaid-Visa deal falling apart, spitballing ideas on who might buy Monzo, a Cambrian explosion at the intersection of money and society and RIP Hammerin’ Hank Aaron.

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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 and the current demographics of venture capital, and getting digitally closer to your spending through Revolut and Olivia.

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Nov. 22, 2019

065: Money Talks #5: Anne Boden, Chris Skinner and the Myths of Fint…

We once again get inside the minds of entrepreneurs by diving deep into a recent piece of content that struck a chord, and Chris Skinner's recent blog post on Starling's Anne Boden and her recent talk on the myths of …

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June 20, 2019

050: Money in the Middle - Pascal Bouvier and MiddleGame Ventures

Pascal Bouvier of MiddleGame Ventures joins Eoin Fitzgerald on stage at a Nadifin Accelerator event in Ireland to talk about fintech today, the future and how results of upcoming elections can drive Transatlantic moves!

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April 24, 2019

043: Somebody to Love | Dan Calvert at the Dublin Tech Summit 2019

Dan Calvert, Head of Partnerships at N26, joins us on stage at Dublin Tech Summit to talk about building a bank that everyone loves!

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