V-Sum: A Distributed FinTech Conference

Some friends and I were discussing ways to stay in the loop without our regular conference schedule to expose us to new technologies and the output was V-Sum. It's taken a while to come together but the first event is finally on Oct 14th. It's completely virtual and distributed. There is no cost to attend.… Continue reading V-Sum: A Distributed FinTech Conference

Harvesting Humanity

This is a really incredible project in red rural America by artist b.Robert Moore. Here is the artist statement: Inspired by many national and global protests demanding reform in policy and government to address the racial and civil injustices against humanity, specifically Black American citizens in America. Motivated by the various voices fighting human rights, Robert curated a small… Continue reading Harvesting Humanity

$1,000,000 in liquidity for $164.38. Solving for real-time with a bit of cash.

The topic of funds availability came up with a large potential partner on a call a few weeks ago. When funds are available to the recipient in an electronic transaction is more often than not a function of the Transfer Type that's being used to exchange money. In the US, there are many Transfer Types… Continue reading $1,000,000 in liquidity for $164.38. Solving for real-time with a bit of cash.

Quarantine Art

Jami normally has an art project going. When we started our own shelter in place Jami began a new one under #30DAYARTQUARANTINE inspired by another artist. The body of work certainly has themes and one of them I thought was particularly interesting was the children's books. We, like many of you, have kids in our… Continue reading Quarantine Art

Talking Programmable Payments with Currency Cloud

I had an opportunity to talk with Jeff Forkin at Currency Cloud a few weeks ago about programmable payments and the approach we've taken at Dwolla. You can listen to the discussion below. Looking back on when I was first introduced to the Currency Cloud team and Stephen Lemon, it's amazing how far FinTech has… Continue reading Talking Programmable Payments with Currency Cloud