Episodes

  • Episode 613 Brent Jackson from Torpago
    Apr 18 2024

    This episode was produced remotely using the ListenDeck standardized audio & video production system. If you’re looking to jumpstart your podcast miniseries or upgrade your podcast or video production please visit www.ListenDeck.com.

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    In this episode, the host John Siracusa had a remote chat with Brent Jackson, Founder & CEO of Torpago. Torpago is a financial technology company that provides corporate cards equipped with spend management software. His experience in finance and fintech led him to identify this need for a better corporate credit card and expense management process. He built Torpago and shifted to powering bank credit cards programs, he came to this realization and more by listening to customers.

    Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon and iHeartRadio to hear next Thursdays episode with Elad Tsur from Planck.

    About the host:

    John is the founder of ListenDeck a full-service podcast and video production company, which has produced over 1000 episodes of various podcasts. He is the host of the ‘Bank On It’ podcast, which features over 500 episodes starring high profile fintech leaders and entrepreneurs.

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    29 mins
  • Episode 612 Oban MacTavish from Spade
    Apr 11 2024

    This episode was produced remotely using the ListenDeck standardized audio & video production system. If you’re looking to jumpstart your podcast miniseries or upgrade your podcast or video production please visit www.ListenDeck.com.

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    In this episode, the host John Siracusa had a remote chat with Oban MacTavish, Co-founder & CEO of Spade. In this chat they discuss what Spade is doing, essentially a transaction data enrichment solution for merchants. They talk about Oban’s background in rugby and how it shaped his competitive nature and his aversion to losing. All that and more!

    Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon and iHeartRadio to hear next Thursdays episode with Brent Jackson from Torpago.

    About the host:

    John is the founder of ListenDeck a full-service podcast and video production company, which has produced over 1000 episodes of various podcasts. He is the host of the ‘Bank On It’ podcast, which features over 500 episodes starring high profile fintech leaders and entrepreneurs.

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    31 mins
  • Episode 611 Natasha Vernier from Cable
    Apr 4 2024

    This episode was produced remotely using the ListenDeck standardized audio & video production system. If you’re looking to jumpstart your podcast miniseries or upgrade your podcast or video production please visit www.ListenDeck.com.

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    In this episode, the host John Siracusa had a remote chat with Natasha Vernier, Co-founder & CEO of Cable. Cable’s regulatory technology platform automates for financial institutions to test the effectiveness of their financial crime controls. In this interview they discuss Cable and the story of how her time at Monzo made her aware of the problem Cable is solving.

    Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon and iHeartRadio to hear next Thursdays episode with Oban MacTavish from Spade.

    About the host:

    John is the founder of ListenDeck a full-service podcast and video production company, which has produced over 1000 episodes of various podcasts. He is the host of the ‘Bank On It’ podcast, which features over 500 episodes starring high profile fintech leaders and entrepreneurs.

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    34 mins
  • Episode 610 Bam Azizi from Mesh
    Mar 28 2024

    This episode was produced remotely using the ListenDeck standardized audio & video production system. If you’re looking to jumpstart your podcast miniseries or upgrade your podcast or video production please visit www.ListenDeck.com.

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    In this episode, the host John Siracusa had a remote chat with Bam Azizi, Co-founder & CEO of Mesh. Mesh’s mission is to create a modern connection layer for crypto assets that evolved from B2C to B2B. They discuss the potential of crypto in conjunction with the financial industry.

    Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon and iHeartRadio to hear next Thursdays episode with Natasha Vernier from Cable.

    About the host:

    John is the founder of ListenDeck a full-service podcast and video production company, which has produced over 1000 episodes of various podcasts. He is the host of the ‘Bank On It’ podcast, which features over 500 episodes starring high profile fintech leaders and entrepreneurs.

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    32 mins
  • Episode 609 Booshan Rengachari from Finzly
    Mar 21 2024

    This episode was produced remotely using the ListenDeck standardized audio & video production system. If you’re looking to jumpstart your podcast miniseries or upgrade your podcast or video production please visit www.ListenDeck.com.

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    In this episode, the host John Siracusa had a remote chat with Booshan Rengachari, Founder & CEO of Finzly. Finzly provides real-time software and apps solutions for payments, online banking, lending, trade finance and foreign exchange. In this episode they discuss Booshan’s building a real-time money movement banking platform for the real-time economy. Finzly was bootstrapped for 10 years before achieving profitability and raising a series A.

    Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon and iHeartRadio to hear next Thursdays episode with Bam Azizi from Mesh.

    About the host:

    John is the founder of ListenDeck a full-service podcast and video production company, which has produced over 1000 episodes of various podcasts. He is the host of the ‘Bank On It’ podcast, which features over 500 episodes starring high profile fintech leaders and entrepreneurs.

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    31 mins
  • Episode 608 Marcos Fernandez from Fiat
    Mar 14 2024

    This episode was produced remotely using the ListenDeck standardized audio & video production system. If you’re looking to jumpstart your podcast miniseries or upgrade your podcast or video production please visit www.ListenDeck.com.

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    In this episode, the host John Siracusa had a remote chat with Marcos Fernandez, Managing Partner of Fiat Ventures. Fiat Ventures is a venture capital organization that invests in early-stage Fintechs. In this episode Marcos discusses the unique approach of his firm in reversing the traditional venture capital model. Throughout the interview Marcos highlights the importance of investing in founders with a high founder-market fit with the ability to build and scale. He shares insights into the investment process and the balance between investing in visionaries and problem solvers, highlighting the importance of assessing founders' soft skills and decision-making abilities. The world is shifting towards digital payments and with that, the decline of cash. Recognizing the right founders doing the right things was influenced by his time at SoFi and Ripple.

    Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon and iHeartRadio to hear next Thursdays episode with Booshan Rengachari from Finzly.

    About the host:

    John is the founder of ListenDeck a full-service podcast and video production company, which has produced over 1000 episodes of various podcasts. He is the host of the ‘Bank On It’ podcast, which features over 500 episodes starring high profile fintech leaders and entrepreneurs.

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    31 mins
  • Episode 607 Jordan Glazier from Wildfire
    Mar 7 2024

    This episode was produced remotely using the ListenDeck standardized audio & video production system. If you’re looking to jumpstart your podcast miniseries or upgrade your podcast or video production please visit www.ListenDeck.com.

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    In this episode, the host John Siracusa had a remote chat with Jordan Glazier, Founder & CEO of Wildfire. Wildfire is a white-labeled cashback rewards platform that rewards customers with their online shopping habits. They discussed points such as the importance of building a great platform and adjusting the platform based on user behavior. Growing up, Jordan’s family was entrepreneurial and he reflected in real-time the influence it had of building Wildfire from scratch.

    Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon and iHeartRadio to hear next Thursdays episode with Marcos Fernandez from Fiat.

    About the host:

    John is the founder of ListenDeck a full-service podcast and video production company, which has produced over 1000 episodes of various podcasts. He is the host of the ‘Bank On It’ podcast, which features over 500 episodes starring high profile fintech leaders and entrepreneurs.

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    26 mins
  • Episode 606 Vikas Gupta from Azibo
    Feb 29 2024

    This episode was produced remotely using the ListenDeck standardized audio & video production system. If you’re looking to jumpstart your podcast miniseries or upgrade your podcast or video production please visit www.ListenDeck.com.

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    In this episode, the host John Siracusa had a remote chat with Vikas Gupta, CEO of Azibo., Azibo is a financial services platform for rental properties that provides solutions for rent collection, banking, lending, and insurance. They discuss the origin of Azibo, and what enticed Vikas to join the company in the first place. Deep diving into one of the most important functions of his job, which is choosing the right people and removing constraints for them to move fast while leveraging opportunities.

    Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon and iHeartRadio to hear next Thursdays episode with Jordan Glazier from Wildfire.

    About the host:

    John is the founder of ListenDeck a full-service podcast and video production company, which has produced over 1000 episodes of various podcasts. He is the host of the ‘Bank On It’ podcast, which features over 500 episodes starring high profile fintech leaders and entrepreneurs.

    Follow John on LinkedIn, Twitter, Medium

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    28 mins