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Off the Common: A Fintech Podcast, Episode 8, Funding Runs Wild

April 30, 2021

In Episode 8 of Off the Common: A Fintech Podcast, BackBay Communications fintech team members Will Hernandez and Tylor Tourville chat about fintech funding; Buy Now Pay Later; contactless trends; U.S. Bank and crypto assets; and in the P.R. Corner, strategies for building new reporter relationships.


0:00: Cold Open (NFL Draft & Fintechs)

13:26: Funding Runs Wild

21:44: Barclays, Amount on BNPL (Reference article, Finextra)

28:05: Contactless surges at MLB (Reference article, John Adams, PaymentsSource)

34:18: U.S. Bank & crypto assets (Reference article, Penny Crosman, American Banker)

41:44: PR Corner (Building new relationships with reporters)

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