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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. 

Jun 29, 2019

On this episode we’re talking all about credit cards from the consumer side, with a special focus on travel rewards. Scott is joined by Jason Steele, who is a journalist and a nationally recognized expert on the subjects of credit and credit cards. Jason’s work has been featured at mainstream outlets such as...


Jun 21, 2019

Some industries are too high risk for credit card processing, yet merchants with legal businesses (such as those in states with legalized Cannabis) still need to process payments. Jordan Friedman, CEO of Zodaka joins Scott to discuss his company's solutions.

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Jun 14, 2019

We're once again covering the world of Cryptocurrencies on this episode of PayPod: The Payments Podcast. Scott is joined by two crypto enthusiasts, Joel Comm and Travis Wright. Joel and Travis host their own wildly popular show, The Bad Crypto Podcast, and had much to say about the philosophy behind crypto, where it...


Jun 8, 2019

Sometimes there’s a need that can only be met when technology and innovation come together at the right time. On this episode, we talk about one fintech industry that has grown by leaps and bounds… marketplace lending, or P2P lending.

Our guest today is Peter Renton, who is the founder of Lend Academy and Co-Founder...


Jun 1, 2019

Scott discusses the revolutionary new digital ID service in Canada offered by SecureKey, Verified.Me. He is joined by Greg Wolfond (CEO of SecureKey), Stevan Lewis (SVP Digital Transformation at Sun Life Financial) and Franklin Garrigues (VP Digital Channel at TD).

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