The average American carries $37,693 in student loan debt and $6,194 in credit card debt. In many ways, debt is in our DNA as a nation; it’s built the United States historically into what it is but, today, it’s crushing average Americans. We need help as a country and someone to help us help ourselves. Qoins is exactly that hero.
Our guest this week is Marcus Lobendahn, VP of Strategic Partnerships at Bond.
🎙 Behavioral data is a keystone to the future of financial inclusion and financial services in general. 💸
Our guest on this episode of Interchange is Lindsay Davis, Head of Markets at Atomic. Bond and Atomic recently inked a partnership to bring the world of embedded finance and payroll together and Lindsay helps us unpack the what and why of Bond and Atomic’s recently inked partnership.
The gig economy's payments infrastructure was in need of some improvement. So, Gig Wage stepped in to build better, more resilient infrastructure.
SQUIRE founders, Dave Salvant and Songe LaRon, talk about giving barbershops the technology they need to thrive in a fast-paced market. SQUIRE lets barbershops manage appointments, set prices, run point-of-sale, collect payment from barbers, and pay barbers all on one platform. Now, they have the SQUIRE Card, a debit card built for barbers and barbershops, and launched on Bond's embedded fintech platform.
Dan Rose looks back on a moment at Facebook where he had to rethink the way he approached his career and reconsider what it means to be a leader.
Casting calls and recruiting for a tech company have a lot more in common than you might think. We talked with our own proverbial casting director, Brittney Lee Harvey, Recruiter at Bond, about recruiting, life, and why money matters to her.
Our guest this week is Cristina Vila Vives, Chief Executive Officer @ Cledara. Cledara helps companies manage, control and automate their SaaS so that they can scale operational processes, comply with regulations and save money.
Our guest this week is Riddhiman Das, Chief Executive Officer @ TripleBlind. We cover the advent of Enterprise Data Privacy as a Service, Riddhiman's experience at Ant Financial uncovering the problem that TripleBlind solves today, and what the future holds for privacy in financial services.
Our guest this week is Flori Marquez, Co-Founder & SVP of Operations @ BlockFi. We cover the importance of perseverance, the importance of engaging with regulators early, and how to move fast while knowing what you can and cannot break.
Our guest this week is Amir Wain, CEO @ i2c, a leading Issuer Processor partnered with many of the leading financial technology companies. We cover Amir’s journey as an immigrant entrepreneur in the US, what i2c does and where processors fit in the puzzle of fintech, and how i2c has grown into the processing behemoth it is today.
We recently sat down with one of the fintech world’s foremost experts on the subject, Trent Bigelow, CEO at Abound, who is also a former freelancer. Throughout Trent's journey over the last six years at Abound, he's worked to solve the recurring challenges that freelancers face. One of those big challenges pops its head up fairly regularly — taxes.
“I don’t work in compliance because I love laws and regs. The reason that I'm in compliance is the true spirit of why compliance exists. It's for consumer protection. (I’m in it) so that we're not taking advantage of people and we're treating them fairly. I’m in it to extend products and services to those that are underbanked or unbanked. That's the reason I got into compliance.“