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Banking With Interest

May 11, 2021

Ron Shevlin, managing director of fintech research at Cornerstone Advisors and a senior contributor for Forbes,  predicts what’s behind Walmart’s formation of a fintech. He also discusses why many banks are further behind on digital transformation than they think and how they can better improve their customers’...

May 4, 2021

Tony Repanich, a former community banker turned cannabis compliance expert, talks about the business opportunities available for banks—as well as the potential pitfalls. He also tackles the House’s recent passage of legislation to protect banks helping legal pot firms and its prospects in the Senate. 

Apr 27, 2021

Matthew Leising, a reporter for Bloomberg News, talks about his book “Out of the Ether,” which details a daring heist in which Internet thieves stole tens of millions of dollars worth of Ethereum. He talks about how they did it, the development of Ethereum as a cryptocurrency and what the heist says about its future.

Apr 13, 2021

Scott Sanborn, CEO of LendingClub, talks in-depth about why the prominent fintech opted to buy Radius Bank earlier this year and how that move is transforming the company. He also talks about how competition will heat up in the peer-to-peer lending space as the pandemic ends.

Mar 30, 2021

Dominic Ng, the chairman, president and CEO of East West Bank, talks about the evolution of his institution from a small thrift serving Chinese immigrants to a regional powerhouse with a key window into China. He offers advice on how the Biden administration should approach China, as well as his views on the disturbing...