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July 10, 2024

Contrarian Takes on Visa Flex, Fintech VC, and more with Lithic’s Nikil Konduru

This episode of FinTech Layer Cake podcast features a contrarian take on Visa Flex, Fintech VC, and more with Lithic’s Nikil Konduru.
June 28, 2024

Building Strong Fintech Partnerships with Nick Rasines of Column

This episode of Fintech Layer Cake podcast features Nick Rasines of Column, co-hosted by Lithic's Sr. Strategic Partnerships Manager Alli Nilsen. Nick's primer on what the partnerships’ function is and his discussion with the common misconceptions he encounters will be particularly useful for fintech founders and operators.
May 30, 2024

Earned Wage Access and Fintech Policy Primer with Ben LaRocco of EarnIn

This episode of Fintech Layer Cake podcast features Ben LaRocco of EarnIn. Ben gives a great primer on policy, what a policy function is, and how it works. Dig into the current state of earned wage access policy and regulation in the US.
May 26, 2024

Bank Earnings Takeaways with American Banker Reporter Polo Rocha

This episode of Fintech Layer Cake podcast features American Banker reporter, Polo Rocha, who covers consumer finance and national banking trends. Discover what's happening in current bank earnings season, the state of regional banks when you're out from SVB, and much more.
May 15, 2024

Fleet Masterclass with Coast Founder Daniel Simon

This episode of FinTech Layer Cake podcast features a masterclass on fleet payments with Coast Founder Daniel Simon.
December 21, 2023

Talking Plaid’s Technological Choices and the Rise of American Open Finance With Zach Perret

From building a single application programming interface (API) to connect to bank accounts in 2013, Plaid is now a multi-product fintech giant. The company's story is intertwined with the rise of American open finance and fintech, as examining its past and current technological choices reveals.
December 6, 2023

Navigating Fintech Compliance with Alloy’s Tommy Nicholas

Alloy’s Annual State of Compliance Benchmark Report 2023 noted that 60% of fintechs paid at least $250,000 in compliance fines over the past year. Tommy joined Reggie Young, product counsel at Lithic to discuss Alloy's report and how he believes fintechs can more effectively navigate compliance.
September 28, 2022

Podcast Episode 4: History of Platform Payments

This episode of the Fintech Layer Cake podcast features a deep dive on the payment processing space with Jareau Wadé, Chief Growth Officer at Finix and co-founder of Balanced, who’s had a front-row seat right from the start.
September 21, 2022

Podcast Episode 3: State Regulators

This episode of the Fintech Layer Cake podcast features a deep dive about how fintechs should think about regulators and regulation.
September 14, 2022

Podcast Episode 2: Pain Points in Crypto Infrastructure

This episode of the Fintech Layer Cake podcast features a deep dive on pain points in crypto with Sara Xi, Chief Product Officer of Prime Trust.