Mar 10, 2017
Today’s show features one of the most interesting startups in London.
I was there in in late 2015 and looked up someone I’d been
wanting to meet -- Jean-
Stephane Gourevitch, (see more on Jean-Stephane below -- he is behind many of the most interesting fintech developments in Europe and will be on the show one day...
Jan 15, 2017
Today’s episode is about new ideas about a very old problem in consumer finance -- high-cost lending to high-risk borrowers. My guest is LendUp CEO Sasha Orloff, who is one of a new generation of fintech founders building alternatives to traditional payday lending.
In public policy, there has been a long-standing...
Jul 14, 2016
I enjoy all my guests on Barefoot Innovation, but if someone forced me to choose my favorite episodes, this one would be on the list. It’s partly because my guests, the co-founders of Bee, were so fun to talk with, and so thoughtful. And it’s also because they are addressing one of the objections people raise to...
Jul 6, 2016
Barefoot Innovation usually explores technology that
touches financial consumers - new products and new ways of managing
money. Today's episode pivots 180 degrees and looks internally,
inside financial companies, at the equally transformative change
underway in how financial products are made and
May 12, 2016
In addition to our podcast, please take a look at Raul's keynote at the EMERGE Forum.
I am constantly amazed by the fascinating and unpredictable course of our conversations on Barefoot Innovation - and what a fun one I had with Raul Vazquez, CEO of Oportun. I always like to ask my guests to tell us how they,...