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FINCIRCLE

FINCIRCLE

By Edgar Angeles
This podcast discuss relevant and diverse topics on Digital Economy that covers Financial Technology, Cybersecurity, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and any other Digital Footprint under the sun. The program host and producer (Edgar Angeles) is a former banker and a seasoned FinTech professional with more than 20 years of extensive experience on digital transformation in different international corporations across various industries. He is also a notable resource speaker and thought leader on digital fraud awareness as part of his personal advocacy.
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The LIBOR Chronicle
Insightful conversation with Mr. Kenneth de Souza, the Head of Business Development of Treasury and Risk Management for the ASEAN region from Intellect Design Arena Ltd. as he shares their valuable proposition on the holistic approach regarding the transition of the London Interbank Offered Rate or most commonly known as LIBOR to other pricing mechanism. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
34:04
November 24, 2021
Infodemic of Misinformation
Increased global access to mobile phones with an Internet connection has led to the exponential production of information and the number of possible paths for getting it, creating an information epidemic or infodemic. In view of these, we’ve invited once again in an interesting podcast conversation, Dominic “Doc” Ligot, Founder of Cirrolytix Research Services, a seasoned Data Analytics professional and Data Ethics advocate from Data Ethics Philippines as he slice and dice the facts and fiction regarding the truth behind the lies and propaganda about fake news and misinformation. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
01:07:15
November 16, 2021
Leading Innovation on the Financial Ecosystem
Insightful conversation with the remarkable individuals behind the thriving FinTech group, Grover Private Ltd., a Nityo Infotech Company with business presence in Singapore and the Philippines particularly with Mr. Mon Gutierrez, the Country Managing Director and Ms. Sheryll Dhel Viguilla, the Senior Sales Manager as they share with us their interesting and unique digital product offerings as well as with their valuable views on the significant relevance of digital innovation to our virtual economy. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
45:16
October 27, 2021
AI Democratization
Insightful conversation with Mr. Hariom Tatsat, presently working as the Vice President in the Quantitative Analytics division of an investment bank in New York and a UC Berkeley alumnus. He share with us his valuable insights on democratising AI and it’s significant relevance to our current digital economy as well as introduction to his exceptional book entitled “Machine Learning and Data Science Blueprints for Finance” now available on Amazon and all major bookstores. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
46:34
September 17, 2021
Virtual State of Mind
Introspective conversation with Ms. Beatriz “Bea” Gonzales, a Mental Health and Wellness advocate and Mr. AJ Sunglao, a license psychologist, both co-founders of “Vidya”, a very promising health and wellness platform with business presence in Singapore and the Philippines as they share with us their valuable insights on virtual wellness and it’s significant relevance to our present digital ecosystem. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
36:06
September 3, 2021
Behind the Yield Curve
Entrancing conversation with Mr. Matthew Hartley, a seasoned Financial Treasury Management professional and a highly experienced TMS (Treasury Management Solution) implementation specialist based in Sydney, Australia as he share with us his remarkable experiences on Treasury Management system challenges, opportunities and it’s significant relevance to our present digital economy. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
40:11
August 12, 2021
The Rise of the Neobanks
Enlightening conversation with Mr. Greg Krasnov, the Founder and CEO of Tonik Bank, presently at the forefront of financial inclusion developments in the Asia Pacific region. Tonik bank recently secured a digital bank license from the Philippines Central Bank or BSP making them the first digital only Neobank in the Philippines. The development comes after the neobank’s highly successful public launch in March 2021, which saw it secure over 1 billion pesos (US$20M) in retail deposits in under 1 month - a historic record for any new bank launching in the Philippines. Moreover, Tonik Bank also bagged its Pre-Series B funding, solidifying its position as one of the highest funded fintechs in Southeast Asia. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
41:02
July 29, 2021
Clear and Present Cyber Threats
Enthralling conversation with a distinguished and world renowned cybersecurity expert, Dr. Eric Cole, who have worked with variety of corporate clients under Fortune 50 companies as well as with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and he was also part of the commission in cybersecurity during the Obama administration. Presently, he’s the Founder & CEO of Secure Anchor, a cybersecurity consulting firm in the United States and he will share with us the value proposition of Cybersecurity in our present digital economy as well as some significant details on his remarkable book entitled “Cyber Crisis” which is now available on Amazon and all major bookstores. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
51:53
July 15, 2021
Banking On the Cloud
Insightful conversation with Mr. Julian Oehrlein, the Co-Founder, COO and Product Head of Oradian, a FinTech company based in Zagreb, Croatia that services financial institutions in different regions as he shares his valuable insights on the significant benefits of the banking services on the cloud in our present digital economy. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
51:23
July 7, 2021
Digital Empathy
Reflective conversation with Ms. Karen Schuppe, a seasoned Financial Technology Executive and Digital Experience Leader from Paris, France regarding her valuable insights on Digital Empathy and Customer Experience. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
37:13
June 27, 2021
Fintech Anatomy
Conversation with Mr. Kartik Swaminathan, the Founder of Fintastech Group in Mumbai, India with more than 20 years of experience on the Financial Services industry, an avid FinTech (Financial Technology) enthusiast and the brilliant author of this relevant and compelling book entitled “3F - Future Fintech Framework” as he shares with us its value proposition to our digital economy. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
53:25
June 13, 2021
The Satoshi Thread
Brilliant conversation with Mr. Dominic Gee, a Crypto Compliance Advisor and Consultant in the Asia Pacific region who has been closely monitoring the most recent developments in Bitcoin and generally Crypto Currency Compliance. He also cover the most contentious topic about the "Travel Rule Policy" and its relevance to the Bitcoin and Virtual Currency space. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, Anchor.FM and other affiliated podcast platforms.
43:51
May 22, 2021
Mind the Gap for the Unbanked
Conversation with a seasoned banker, Mr. Kannan Swaminathan who have previously worked with Royal Bank of Scotland, ABN AMRO Bank, Standard Chartered Bank among others and presently the Chief Executive at WhiteBridge Consulting LLP in Chennai, India as he shares with us his valuable insights regarding Financial Inclusion. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast and Anchor.FM.
57:39
May 11, 2021
The Journey to Intelligent Automation
Conversation with Mr. Ajay Kotkar, the Founder and CEO of Arges Global Limited from Hongkong, SAR (Special Administrative Region), China as he shares his valuable insights regarding the significant relevance of Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) in our digital economy. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast and Anchor.FM.
01:06:25
April 15, 2021
The Dark Shadow on Cryptocurrency
Engaging conversation with Mr. Pieter van den Akker, a veteran banker, legal professional and Anti-Money Laundering Compliance expert, regarding Cryptocurrency in the system of Money Laundering. Presently, he’s the Managing Partner at International KYC group with business offices in Amsterdam and Singapore. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast and Anchor.FM.
01:07:13
March 31, 2021
Disruptive Innovation and Transformation
Conversation with Mr. Nathan Richardson, the Chief Digital Officer at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) in Auckland, New Zealand on his valuable insights on Digital Transformation and Innovation. He also shared his remarkable journey on various successful Digital Transformation initiatives with several corporate organizations that he has work with. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast and Anchor.
39:25
March 16, 2021
Modern Financial Hub
Remarkable conversation with Mr. Sajid Bokhari, the Country Head of Volopay in Sydney, Australia. Volopay is a very promising FinTech startup with business presence in Singapore and Australia that provides an AI based real time expense management platform solution that streamline expense workflows while giving real time visibility and control over business spends. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast and Anchor.
54:30
February 27, 2021
Virtual Currencies
Conversation with Mr. Ian Rae, a seasoned banker and presently the Co-Founder and Director of Strategia Advisory Limited based in London, England, UK. He shares his valuable insights on Virtual Currencies and its significant relevance in our digital economy as well as WyzePay, a very promising digital payment and its bright future ahead. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast and Anchor.
46:19
February 9, 2021
Digital Lending Portal
Conversation with Mr. Rahul Maira, the Channel Manager of Turnkey Lender based in Singapore as he share his valuable insights on the digital lending portal initiatives as well as the remarkable features of Turnkey Lender platform. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, and Anchor.
46:08
January 31, 2021
Unscramble Data
Conversation with Mr. Dominic Ligot or most widely known as “Doc Ligot” the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Cirrolytix Research Services as well as Lecturer and Adviser for the Master in Applied Analytics at the University of Asia and the Pacific. He is also a Founding Board of Trustees Member and Treasurer for the Analytics Association of the Philippines. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, and Anchor.
01:25:26
January 16, 2021
E-Learning on the New Normal
Conversation with Mr. Rolf van der Pol, a seasoned banker and presently the Director of LYSIS and International KYC Singapore. He shares with us his valuable insights on the significant importance of Learning Management Solutions (LMS) platform that provides the online training tools that effectively manage professional educational programs via e-learning modules as well as its potential benefits, challenges and opportunities under the new normal. LYSIS and International KYC Group are composed primarily of Financial Crime Compliance professionals and AML / KYC specialists with main offices in London and Amsterdam respectively. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, and Anchor.
40:28
December 26, 2020
Unlocking AI
Conversations with Ms. Karyna “Kerry” Anisimova, Business Development Manager and Ms. Anna Karnaukh, Project Manager from MobiDev group based in Ukraine. They are part of the highly experienced IT professionals and exceptionally skilled software development team who have been involved on a significant number of successful and diverse AI implementations on various business industries globally. MobiDev are highly regarded for providing outstanding quality algorithms and remarkable client support engagement. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, and Anchor.
53:57
December 8, 2020
Rural E-Commerce Frontier
Discussion with Mr. Neptune Factor, the Founder and CEO of a rising global e-commerce platform “EC FulFill” from the Philippines with regards to the thriving e-commerce value chain on the rural areas of the country. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, and Anchor.
50:54
November 30, 2020
Financial Red Flags
Conversation with a highly experienced Financial Crime Control professional, Mr. Sjoerd Slot presently based in Amsterdam who has an extensive knowledge on Digital Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering, Client Due Diligence, Counter Terrorist Financing and other financial investigation related activities. He is also the co-founder of Fraud Dynamics, which provides a very efficient and intelligent digital fraud management platform available on the financial market today. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, and Anchor.
49:31
October 27, 2020
FinTech of the Orient
Conversation with a very successful FinTech entrepreneur in Asia Pacific, Mr. Krishan Grover, the Founder and Chairman of Grover Pte. Ltd. (formerly Krisfinsoft) who has been instrumental with the digital transformation of several financial institutions in the region particularly in Singapore and the Philippines. And his thriving FinTech venture is now at the forefront of financial digital innovation collaborating with different banks and the best of breed technology providers. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, and Anchor.
35:15
October 14, 2020
The Cryptographic Ledger
Conversations with the Blockchain consulting experts David Birch and Taylor Gerring regarding the challenges, opportunities and hype on Its corresponding architecture and it’s underlying cryptocurrencies. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, and Anchor.
29:56
September 8, 2020
The Ethical Hackers
Interviews with Frans Rosen, one of the most prominent bug bounty hunter and Kevin Mitnick, the most notorious & renowned Black Hat Hacker turned White Hat Hacker. Both Ethical Hackers have given us a glimpse on the world of cyber hackers and the critical importance of their activities. Available on the following podcast platform: Spotify, Google Podcast, Breaker, Radio Public, PocketCasts, Overcast, Apple Podcast, Audible, Amazon Podcast, and Anchor.
30:13
August 19, 2020
FINCIRCLE Trailer
Season 1 Trailer
00:24
July 29, 2020