Jul 30, 2019
Glen visits with California/Nevada Credit Union Leagues CEO Diana Dykstra for our ongoing state-by-state exploration of CU culture. Also- the latest on the US Senate’s cannabis banking hearings, and a disturbing real-life unbanked tale.
Jul 23, 2019
John and Glen celebrate Amazon Prime Day by comparing notes on this marketing phenomenon, discussing the collateral damage to brick and mortar retailers, and consider how banks and credit unions can combat the time-tested model of competitors pursuing adjacent markets. Plus a “Stranger Things” spoiler.
Jul 16, 2019
Glen connects with 3 early stage companies at the NY Venture Summit with intriguing models: in/PACT (charitable giving through FIs), Leondrino (digital currency platform) and Pago 46 (cash network for e-commerce payments). Plus- Trump gets cranky on crypto, cuts loose on Libra.
Jul 9, 2019
Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza’s stock price has increased 100-fold by transforming from a brick-and-mortar seller into a tech-forward e-commerce trailblazer. John and Glen speak with Simon Olson, Magalu’s Director of Business Development, about his company’s journey, the culture and importance of its...
Jul 2, 2019
John and Glen recap the cool solutions they saw at AXFI, speculate on Target's recent outage, and revisit an intellectual property conversation with attorney John Rollins.