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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. 

Nov 30, 2020

Kory Hoang and David Zhang, cofounders of the blockchain technology business Stably, creators of the StableUSD token, join the show. Discussion covers the potential cryptocurrency and stablecoins, have to help the more than 1.7 billion people unbanked around the world. Our first ever repeat guests!

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Nov 24, 2020

Managing a merchant portfolio isn't easy, and can eat up a significant amount of overhead. Fortunately technology, and SaaS solutions specifically, can provide ISOs and banks with a leg up. Kevin Smith, a payments industry expert joins the show to discuss Pioneer, a SaaS platform he built for merchant...


Nov 19, 2020

Accepting cryptocurrency payments (such as Bitcoin or Ethereum) is easier than many merchants think. Our guest is Bill Zielke, CMO of BitPay, the world's first and most experienced platform for bitcoin payments. Bill breaks down the how and why of crypto payments, while sharing the BitPay story.

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Nov 16, 2020

Whether you're starting or working for a payments/fintech business, embracing an entrepreneurial mindset can be key to success. Beyond that, having a handle on personal finance, including leveraging technology, will help you navigate the ups and downs of a career and business ventures. Henry Daas, serial entrepreneur,...


Nov 9, 2020

Fintech innovation has made this perhaps the best time in history when it comes to accessing capital. For eCommerce businesses, rapid access to financing can help fuel growth like never before. Aidan Corbett, co-founder of Wayflyer, a company leading the innovation charge in eCommerce financing joins the show to...