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Fintech Takes
Fintech Takes
Alex Johnson

Fintech moves fast. But here at Fintech Takes, Alex Johnson and his rotating panel of guests move faster so that you can... more

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S7 Ep10: Dissecting Federal Preemption Laws, Citibank Dodges Consumer Protections, and Why We Don’t Have a National Fintech Charter

Summer’s almost here, and Kiah Haslett is braving the swarms of Tennessee cicadas to join Alex for another session of... more

12 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
S7 E9: Fintech Recap: Synapse vs. the World, Visa Flex Credential, Buy Now Pay Later Reclassified as a Credit Card

We won’t lie— we’re exhausted. Are you exhausted from keeping up with one of the most tiring stories in financial... more

05 Jun 2024 · 51 minutes
S7 Ep8: Not Fintech Investment Advice: Kudos, Azimuth, Layer, and Carputty

Another day, another credit card reward app to unpack. But this time, is it actually possible we’ve found the one... more

29 May 2024 · 56 minutes
S7 Ep7: What Large Language Models Mean for the Future of Fintech, with Rohan Ramanath of Hyperplane

You can’t read anything these days without seeing something about how Chat GPT and large language models are the future... more

22 May 2024 · 55 minutes
S7 Ep6: Bank Nerd Corner: Unpacking Federal Reserve Master Accounts with Julie Hill

We have a lot of questions when it comes to Fed Master Accounts. And thankfully, Julie Hill, Vice Dean and... more

15 May 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
S7 E5: Fintech Recap: Tipping is Bullshit, Synapse’s Final Chapter, & Pay By Bank’s Intriguing Future

The tulips are blooming and the windmills are churning—so where in the world is Jason Mikula this week? Jason calls... more

08 May 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
S7 E4: Not Fintech Investment Advice: Modak Makers, Casap, Silver, Elpha Secure

Alex is back with the great and powerful Simon Taylor to unpack some of fintech’s most interesting fintech startups. We’re barely... more

01 May 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
S7 Ep3: The WILD Story of PayPal’s Origin, with Author Jimmy Soni

Elon Musk, Amy Rowe Klement, Peter Thiel, Julie Anderson, Max Levchin, Reid Hoffman.  What do these powerhouse entrepreneurs all have in... more

24 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
S7 Ep2: BNC: The Relationship Between Stock Prices and Bank Health, Tokenization’s Disruptive Potential, and Lots of FHLB Talk with Steven Kelly.

In this super special edition of Bank Nerd Corner, Alex and Kiah are joined by Steven Kelly, the Associate Director... more

17 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
S7 Ep1: Fintech Recap: Consent Order Madness, Chime Prepares to IPO, and Fintech Twitter Trolls

Another week, another consent order.   Welcome back to BaaS Island, where regulators keep throwing more bodies at the problem, hoping something... more

10 Apr 2024 · 55 minutes
Fintech Takes
S7 Ep10: Dissecting Federal Preemption Laws, Citibank Dodges Consumer Protections, and Why We Don’t Have a National Fintech Charter
Fintech Takes