Fintech Takes

By Alex Johnson

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Fintech moves fast. But here at Fintech Takes, Alex Johnson and his rotating panel of guests move faster so that you can stay on top of the latest and greatest news in the industry without breaking a sweat.  Welcome to Fintech Takes—the place where fintech’s biggest nerds come to sit back, relax, and completely geek out. Join Alex and a lineup of fintech’s brightest minds as they dissect what’s happening in fintech and banking.  Each week, Alex and his guests recap the most interesting developments in fintech and explore the industry’s most pressing questions, diving headfirst into the intricate workings of some of the industry’s most ground-breaking business models and unpacking the emerging players that promise to shape fintech’s future. From riveting conversations with fintech’s most relevant operators to comprehensive recaps of the month's most compelling news stories and in-depth analyses of the latest regulatory developments, Fintech Takes is your one-stop-shop for navigating the fintech universe. Subscribe now to join fintech’s nerdiest podcast around!

Episode Date
Killing It! – Leaving the Hero Complex of Foundership Behind, with Shamir Karkal, CEO of Sila
Feb 23, 2024
Killing It! - Fintech’s Biggest Disrupters on Startups, Success, and All the Hard Lessons In Between
Feb 22, 2024
S6 Ep7: Bank Nerd Corner: New York Community Bank, Panacea Financial, the BSCA, and the State of Auto Lending
Feb 21, 2024
S6 Ep6: Not Fintech Investment Advice: Tip Top, Lucite, Rove, and Prosper AI
Feb 14, 2024
S6 Ep5: Fintech Recap: Regulators Crack Down on BaaS, Buy Now Pay Later’s Newest Offerings, Paypal (Kind Of) Shocks the World
Feb 07, 2024
S6 Ep4: The Nuances in Credit Underwriting that Most People Miss with Frank Rotman
Jan 31, 2024
S6 Ep3: Banks Gaming the Fed, The Fight Over ILCs Ramps Back Up, and Frequent Flyer Mile Madness
Jan 24, 2024
S6 Ep2: Not Fintech Investment Advice: Foyer, Claim, Crew, and Brico AI
Jan 17, 2024
S6 Ep1: Fintech Recap: Revolut Cries Wolf, Tomo Boost’s Continued Craziness, and Tales from BaaS Island
Jan 10, 2024
Fintech Predictions for the Not-So-Distant Future, with Frank Rotman
Jan 03, 2024
S5 Ep12: 2023’s Most Compelling Fintech Stories
Dec 20, 2023
S5 Ep11: Not Fintech Investment Advice: Wellahead, Increase, Ribbon, Conduiit
Dec 13, 2023
S5 Ep10: BNC: If SoFi Looks Like a Bank and Quacks Like a Bank…, the CFPB’s New Oversight Rules, Fintech’s Savior Complex Problem
Dec 06, 2023
S5 Ep9: Fintech Recap: Fintech’s Reckoning, the Predatory Nature of Credit Building Products, and the Fyre Festival of NFTs
Nov 29, 2023
S5 Ep8: Dadonomics: Mastering the Art of Fintech with Tom and Alex Johnson
Nov 22, 2023
S5 Ep7: Not Fintech Investment Advice: Spreadsheets Never Say Die, HiFi Unifies Music’s Fractured Income Stream, and Subscription-Based Climate Tech
Nov 15, 2023
S5 Ep6: BNC: The Debit Interchange Cap is Being Lowered Because … Reasons, Check Fraud, and the Implications of 1033
Nov 08, 2023
S5 Ep5: Live From Money 20/20
Nov 01, 2023
S5 Ep4: Unpacking the Post-Pandemic Era’s Most Interesting Financial Health Trends, with Scott Sanborn
Oct 25, 2023
S5 Ep3: Not Fintech Investment Advice: Layup Gamifies Savings, Series Set to Compete with Major ERPs, Can We Please Stop Focusing on LLMs
Oct 18, 2023
S5 Ep2: The Role of Supervisors/Adverse Action Notices/Building a Better PFM
Oct 11, 2023
S5 Ep1: Fintech Recap: The Challenges of BaaS/The Drama of Interchange/The Final Death of NFTs
Oct 04, 2023
S4 Ep12: Breaking Down the Five Waves of Fintech, with Charles Birnbaum
Sep 27, 2023
S4 Ep11: Not Fintech Investment Advice: Generative AI & Compliance, Reinventing the ERP, The Case For CDs
Sep 20, 2023
S4 Ep10: BNC: Why Fintech Can’t Get Charters, Compliance Expectations, Defining Risky Deposits
Sep 13, 2023
S4 Ep9: Fintech Recap: Current’s Credit Building Card, Plaid’s New Partnership, and Niche Neobanks Making It Work
Sep 06, 2023
S4 Ep8: Not Fintech Investment Advice: AI’s Fintech Footprint, PayPal’s Bold Stablecoin Move, Making Community Banks Profitable
Aug 30, 2023
S4 Ep7: Fintech Recap: How FedNow is Revolutionizing the Future of Instant Payment
Aug 23, 2023
S4 Ep6: BNC: Apple is Too Popular, Credit Card Balances Spike, Make CDs Sexy Again
Aug 16, 2023
S4 Ep5: Fintech Recap: Instant Money Madness, Sam Altman’s Dystopian Future, and a Cannabis Debit Card Kerfuffle
Aug 09, 2023
S4 Ep4: The Opportunity to Help Independent Workers in Brazil, with Isaac Matzner
Aug 02, 2023
S4 Ep3: Not Fintech Investment Advice —, Crux, Vesta, and Tint
Jul 26, 2023
S4 Ep2: BNC: MOVEit’s Security Breach, Bank M&A, and the Hidden Risks of Faster Money Movement
Jul 19, 2023
S4 Ep1: Fintech Recap: Goldman Offloads Apple/the Rise of Data Fraud Consortiums/Monetizing Outrage
Jul 12, 2023
S3 Ep6: BNC: Is Apple Card the End of Banks/Refinancing Commercial Mortgages/First Republic Bank
May 31, 2023
S3 Ep5: Four of Fintech’s Most Disruptive Companies, with Simon Taylor
May 24, 2023
Exploring Payroll Connectivity: Emerging Use Cases, with Argyle
May 16, 2023
Exploring Payroll Connectivity: Mortgage, with Argyle
May 09, 2023
Exploring Payroll Connectivity: Lending, with Argyle
May 02, 2023
S3 Ep4: Fintech Recap— Apple Savings, Bunq’s U.S. expansion, and Plaid RTP
Apr 26, 2023
Exploring Payroll Connectivity - How Argyle is Redefining Income & Employment Verification, with Shmulik Fishman
Apr 25, 2023
S3 Ep3: Fintech’s Biggest Unsolved Problems with Nina Mohanty
Apr 19, 2023
S3 Ep2: BNC: What Makes a Bank Safe, the Federal Discount Window, and Innovation in Banking
Apr 12, 2023
S3 Ep1: NFIA: Ondorse, Parker, Getmomo, Portabl
Apr 04, 2023
S2 Ep9: Fintech Recap: Live From the Fintech Meetup in Las Vegas.
Mar 30, 2023
S2 BONUS EPISODE: Fintech Takes X Fintech is Femme Crossover - Building The Fintech Community Through Real Talk
Mar 27, 2023
S2 Ep8: The Fintech Slow Down, With Sarah Kocianski
Mar 22, 2023
S2 Ep7: BNC: Global Chip Shortage, ModernFi, and FIS’ acquisition of Worldpay
Mar 15, 2023
S2 BONUS EPISODE: Fintech Recap x Fintech Layer Cake Crossover - Encouraging Competition Through Regulation
Mar 14, 2023
S2 E6: NFIA: Noble, Clyr, Keyzy, Capitalize
Mar 08, 2023
S2 E5: Fintech Recap: Apple’s BNPL Moves Forward, Crypto Gets Stopped in its Tracks
Mar 01, 2023
S2 Ep4: Cutting Through the Fintech Hype with Frank Rotman
Feb 22, 2023
S2 Ep3: BNC: Bank Earnings, Jiko, and Why So Many Banks Have The Same Names
Feb 15, 2023
S2 Ep2: NFIA: Zerodha, Link, Ready Life, Goldenset Collective
Feb 08, 2023
S2 Ep1: Is Robinhood Going Off The Rails?
Feb 01, 2023
Fintech Takes - Season 2 Trailer
Jan 25, 2023
S1 EP2 - October Recap: Why Money Lion’s Customers Bit Back
Oct 06, 2022
FF Ep4: PayPal to MX: How Jim Magats is Building Trust in Open Finance
Sep 28, 2022
S1 EP1 - Live From Fintech Devcon With Adam Naor and Jason Henrichs
Sep 20, 2022
FF Ep3: Building a Systemic Solution to Credit Invisibility, with Nova Credit
Sep 15, 2022
FF Ep2: How to Prevent Identity Theft Without Losing Customers, With NeuroID
Sep 08, 2022
FF Ep1: How TripActions Liquid is Solving Expense Management
Aug 31, 2022
FF - Trailer
Jul 26, 2022