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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Sept. 9, 2022

189: Money Talks #52: Metaverse Infrastructure | ETH Merge | Wayflyer…

Eoin and Pete dive into the shortcomings of Metaverse graphics through the lens of Metaverse deep-thinker Matthew Ball and his new book on the Metaverse, what’s up with the Ethereum Merge, the big fundraisings of Irish unicorn Wayflyer and Techstars …

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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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Oct. 22, 2021

160: Freedom v2 | Colm Lyon’s Journey through Payments and Fintech

Referring to Colm Lyon as an Irish fintech ‘O.G.’ is just the tip of the iceberg, as at the core, he’s an entrepreneur who’s built indigenous Irish businesses into international players. Currently the CEO and Founder of Fire.com, we walk …

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Oct. 15, 2021

159: Money Talks #43: Launchpool Web3 Techstars AMA | Stripe Goes Cry…

Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend dive headfirst into insights from the first AMA session on the Launchpool Web3 Techstars Accelerator, then look at Stripe’s re-entry into crypto and what they’d miss if they stayed on the sidelines, Pete shares some …

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Sept. 3, 2021

153: Money Talks #41: Amazon-Affirm BNPL | USDC and Stablecoins | Vis…

Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend walk through Amazon’s new partnership with BNPL (buy-now-pay-later) player Affirm and what this means for the Amazon flywheel, and then answer the question ‘what’s a stablecoin?’ in the context of USD Coin and the Centre …

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Aug. 27, 2021

152: Money Talks #40: Chime and American Neobanks | Facebook’s Wallet…

Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend unpack the shiny new $24bn valuation for Chime in the context of the American neobank landscape, Ron Shevlin’s concept of neobank-driven deposit displacement through the lens of Bank of America, Facebook’s relaunch of their crypto …

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June 11, 2021

141: Teamwork | Mark Boylan and Trustap

Mark Boylan, CFO at Trustap, joins the show this week to share his story about his leap out of Big 4 and into startup life, finding the right distribution channels to get Trustap into the end users’ hands, the benefit …

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April 30, 2021

135: Tipping Point | Oli Cavanagh, Charles Dowd and Strike

Oli Cavanagh and Charles Dowd, the co-founders of Strike, tell the story of the confluence of experiences and ideas that brought them together to launch Strike, getting a product live and raising an angel round in less than 3 months, …

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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 26, 2021

129: Money Talks #31 | Stripe’s Double Irish | Revolut Does America |…

SOUND QUALITY WARNING: You know how Marc Andreessen said 'software is eating the world'? Well, software ate this episode, please excuse the underwater sound and we'll be back to normal next week! In this Money Talks segment, Pete and Eoin …

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March 12, 2021

127: Money Talks #30 | Starling Goes Unicorn | Roblox Goes Public | W…

In this Money Talks segment, Pete and Eoin trip through the wires of Starling Bank’s latest fundraise, investing in Roblox’s direct listing, Walmart’s SuperApp vs. ‘The Bank of Walmart’, the Square-Tidal / Jack Dorsey-Jay Z tie-up, and Ireland's new national …

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Aug. 7, 2020

097: Money Talks #20: Microsoft Goes TikTok and Monzo on the Clock

This week, Pete and Eoin dive into the curious deal brewing between Microsoft and TikTok, a crystal ball view into what's going on with the challenger bank Monzo, all topped off with the recent news on Square and piped-in crowd …

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July 31, 2020

096: The Trilogy: Elaine Deehan, Starling Bank and EWPN

Elaine Deehan is back on the show with Pete Townsend to talk about "the trilogy" of her earlier career as the perfect foundation for her well-timed leap into Starling Bank, analogies to chocolate, startups, the London Underground and big bank …

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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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