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PayPod: The Payments and Fintech Podcast

Hosted by Scott Hawksworth and sponsored by Soar Payments, this podcast features weekly interviews with thought leaders in the worlds of fintech and payments. From credit card processing to bitcoin, from blockchain to POS systems, and the latest in fintech.... we cover it all. 

Oct 11, 2021

For our 200th episode, we take a look at the big picture of payments to explore the latest trends, technologies, and forces driving change in the space! Paul Golding, Senior US Payments and Lifestyle Analyst for Macquarie Group, joins the show as a subject matter expert to offer key insights.

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Oct 8, 2021

Startup investment and VC funding are areas of finance ripe for innovation. As Fintech tools and platforms continue to evolve, cost reduction and efficiency become a primary focus. On this episode, Rémy Astié, Founder & Co-CEO of Vauban joins the show to discuss the growth in VC investing, and how their platform is...


Sep 30, 2021

eCommerce businesses continue to thrive, but only with the right strategy and supporting platforms like Shopify. Having the optimal payments stack is also crucial to success. Chase Clymer, Co-Founder of Electric Eye, a growth agency focusing on eCommerce brands using Shopify specifically joins the show to explore.

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Sep 29, 2021

Micropayments, financial transactions involving small sums of money, typically online, have been overlooked by many traditional payments and financial organizations. However, the "microeconomy" is actually massive, and offers exciting opportunities for those that cater to it... and financial inclusion itself....


Sep 23, 2021

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) not only has the chance to revolutionize the economy, it has the chance to save it. This makes bridging the gap between traditional finance and cryptocurrencies, neobanks, and beyond, absolutely crucial.

Rachid Ajaja, CEO and Founder of AllianceBlock joins the show to discuss...