Dec. 17, 2021

168: Money Talks #46 | What a Year | Eoin and Pete's Top Stories of 2…

Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend are back with their last Money Talks segment of the year with their review of their top stories…

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Dec. 10, 2021

167: Techstars Tag Team | Isaac Kato and Pete Townsend on Web2 vs Web3

Isaac Kato, who leads the Filecoin Techstars Accelerator program in Seattle joins Pete Townsend on this episode originally record…

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Dec. 3, 2021

166: Joey Krug | Pantera Capital, Being Early in Crypto and Shipping …

Joey Krug is the Co-Chief Investment Officer of Pantera Capital, the first institutional investment firm focused exclusively on b…

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Nov. 26, 2021

165: Matthew Graham | Sino Global Capital, Web3 and Making Your Hobby…

Matthew Graham is the CEO of Sino Global Capital, who are providing strategic investment to best-in-class companies that are movi…

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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. …

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Nov. 12, 2021

163: Go! | Teana Baker-Taylor, Digital Assets and the Chamber of Digi…

Teana Baker-Taylor is the Chief Policy Officer of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the longest established trade body representin…

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Nov. 5, 2021

162: Money Talks #45 | Pete Townsend’s Irish Tech News Interview on D…

Suzanna Hayek from Irish Tech News interviews Pete Townsend on Pete Townsend on financial trends, digital finance and investing i…

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Oct. 29, 2021

161: Money Talks#44 | Michelle Tsing and Mentoring in Blockchain from…

Michelle Tsing joins Pete Townsend in a special segment from the Techstars Web3 Convo Series of fireside chats driven by the Laun…

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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 buil…

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Oct. 7, 2021

158: 3 is the Magic Number | Laura Walsh, Launchpool and Techstars

Laura Walsh is the COO of Launchpool, a digital asset platform with a mantra of egalitarian investing in blockchain projects.  In…

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Sept. 24, 2021

156: Bring the Noise | Gershie Vann and Magma Capital Funds

Our guest this week is Gershie Vann, Founder and CEO of Magma Capital Funds, a Chicago-based quantitative hedge fund firm. We tal…

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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…

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Sept. 10, 2021

154: My Parallel | Shane Monks O’Byrne and Aikido Finance

Shane Monks O’Byrne, founder and CEO of Aikido Finance, joins the show this week to talk about the Aikido Finance mission of demo…

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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…

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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…

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Aug. 20, 2021

151: Money Talks #39 | The First Edition of the Finsight Series

Recorded during the recent Finsight Series virtual event that Pete Townsend moderated (hosted by Navirum and Salesforce), this ep…

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Aug. 13, 2021

150: Growing Up | Brian Kenny and MiniCorp

Brian Kenny is the CEO and Founder of MiniCorp. Brian left the Lego behind at an early age and started building through code. We …

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Aug. 6, 2021

149: Money Talks #38: Starling Up, Monzo Down | Square’s BNPL Deal | …

Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend dive deep into the annual results from UK neobanks Starling and Monzo and what’s next for both,…

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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…

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July 23, 2021

147: Money Talks #37: Revolut’s Big Raise | Square’s Crossover | Robi…

Eoin and Pete mine a motherlode of fintech hotspots this week starting with insights into Revolut’s latest $33bn valuation, Squar…

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July 16, 2021

146: Global Access | Ankur Mohan and MarketXLS

Ankur Mohan, Founder & CEO of MarketXLS, joins the show to share his story on his entry point into Galway in the West of Ireland …

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July 9, 2021

145: Calling My Spirit | Ernest Cantillon, Brian Elders and DramEx

Ernest Cantillon (CEO of DramEx) and Brian Elders (Founder of SORS Digital Assets and advisor to DramEx) join the show this week …

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July 2, 2021

144: Money Talks #36: Visa Goes Tink | Binance’s Troubles | Revolut’s…

In this Money Talks segment, Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend start with some insights on Visa’s deal for Tink and how the Europ…

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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 …

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June 18, 2021

142: Money Talks #35: Stripe Gets to Know You | Netflix and Flywheels…

In this Money Talks segment, Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend start with their insights on what Stripe’s latest product could me…

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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, findi…

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June 4, 2021

140: Money Talks #34: Ireland’s Startup Ecosystem | Fintech in Africa…

In this Money Talks segment, we take a deeper look at the startup ecosystem on this island that we call home, then head south to …

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May 28, 2021

139: Trust | Steve Ritter and Mitek

Steve Ritter, CTO of Mitek, joins the show this week to share his story on fueling his passion for problem-solving with technolog…

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May 21, 2021

138: O.G. | Joseph Chang, Gray Webb and Liquibit Capital

This week, Joseph Chang and Gray Webb join the show to share their story on Liquibit Capital, a quantitative-driven investment ma…

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May 7, 2021

136: The Prediction II | Andrew Mullaney and Premind AI

This week we welcome back Andrew Mullaney, CTO of Premind AI, sharing his story on the last 2+ years of building Premind, streami…

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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 …

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April 23, 2021

134: Money Talks #32 | Coinbase Goes Public | Goldman Backs Starling …

We’re back with another Money Talks segment this week, and we get into the story of Coinbase going public and the cryptofication …

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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 fintec…

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April 16, 2021

132: Jump Around | Mike Cavanaugh and Regiment Alpha

Mike Cavanaugh, Managing Partner at Regiment Alpha, shares his story on lessons learned in the open outcry commodity trading pits…

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April 9, 2021

131: Wings | Fiona Edwards Murphy and ApisProtect

Fiona Edwards Murphy, co-founder and CEO of ApisProtect, shares her story on channeling her technology expertise into a passion f…

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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 …

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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…

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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 – “a…

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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 dire…

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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 stor…

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Feb. 26, 2021

125: Lot to Learn | Gerry Fahy, Andrew Quinn and PAT Fintech

On the show this week we’ve got Gerry Fahy and Andrew Quinn with the story of the PAT Group and PAT Fintech, the Irish opportunit…

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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 …

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Feb. 5, 2021

122: Fast Lane | Yoann Turpin and Wintermute

Yoann Turpin, co-founder and Head of Business Development at Wintermute, joins the show to talk about the parallels between compe…

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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 id…

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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, …

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Jan. 15, 2021

119: Words of Advice, Pt 2 | Brian McDonald and Bay Advisory | Entrep…

Brian McDonald from Bay Advisory joins the show for Part 2 of a 2-part series on M&A and raising capital for entrepreneurs and ta…

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Jan. 8, 2021

118: Words of Advice, Part 1 | Brian McDonald and Bay Advisory

Brian McDonald from Bay Advisory joins the show for Part 1 of a 2-part series on M&A and raising capital for SMEs and talks throu…

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