Square and Applepay

August 27, 2015
Hosted by Brett King

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Square changed the merchant accounts game, enabling millions of small businesses the convenience of card payments without the hassle, paperwork and fees that banks charge for merchant accounts. And they do it with beautiful design that enhances small businesses and doesn’t clutter their space or create waste. Today Brett King hosts Jesse Donogusker, Head of Hardware at Square to talk about the changing payments space, working with Applepay and the new Square NFC reader, and creating a payment ritual that encourages adoption of new payment practices. And the brilliant Robert Scoble joins us to chat about AI and how that is changing our world, including our money. Also, Stephane Dubois, CEO of Xignite, talks to us about the engine behind some of the most powerful fintech companies. And Sam Maule joins to talk about the Digital Finance Institute/ NextBank conference in Toronto- http://www.digitalfinancetoronto.com/ It is a full hour for #BreakingBanks!

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Brett King

Brett King

Brett King is a three times bestselling author, well-known futurist and speaker, and founder of a breakout new retail banking and lifestyle concept "Moven.” King was voted as American Banker's Innovator of the Year in 2012, and was nominated by Bank Innovation as one of the Top 10 "coolest brands in banking.” King has been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC, Financial Times, The Economist, The Asian Banker Journal, The Banker, Wired magazine and many more. He contributes regularly as a blogger on Huffington Post.

King initially achieved recognition for his bestselling book BANK 2.0, which received widespread industry acclaim and topped category lists in the UK, USA, Germany, Japan, Canada, France Russia and Asia. 'Branch Today, Gone Tomorrow' - King's second book achieved bestseller status in its first week on Amazon. His current book BANK 3.0 is currently topping the charts in the US, UK, China, Canada, Germany, Japan and France and has been published in English, Chinese (Simplified/Traditional), Korean, Russian and Polish to-date. He is widely considered the foremost global expert on retail banking innovation today.

As an industry thought leader, King has delivered keynotes at conferences in more than 40 countries for organizations like Google, Forbes, and Oracle. He has served as an international judge for The Asian Banker Retail Banking Excellence Awards, the GSMA Global Mobile Awards, the Middle East Business Achievement and Retail Banking Awards.

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