Glen takes a detailed, pun-free look at the critical issues surrounding cannabis banking- such as public safety, financial inclusion, and compliance. Features an interview with industry pioneer Deirdra O'Gorman and discussion of Glen's Credit Union Magazine cover story. Also, John gets under the hood of Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency.
Links related to this episode:
Glen’s Credit Union Magazine cover story on cannabis banking: https://news.cuna.org/articles/116226-cash-crop
Our prior interview with Deirdra on the Fourth Corner Credit Union: http://bigcu.libsyn.com/from-seed-to-growth-the-fourth-corner-cu
More info on Deirdra’s initiatives:
Empyreal Logistics: https://empyreallogistics.com/
Fourth Corner Credit Union: www.4CCU.org
DX Consulting (via her LinkedIn page): https://www.linkedin.com/in/deirdraogorman/
John’s video digging into Facebook’s Libra code: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDuXxTqaaqI
John discusses Libra in more detail with Brett King on Breaking Banks: https://soundcloud.com/breakingbanks/facebook-bets-on-libra
TechCrunch’s well-researched article detailing what we know about Libra: https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/18/facebook-libra/
The Libra Organization’s own developer’s site: https://developers.libra.org/docs/welcome-to-libra:
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Glen has 20+ years of FinTech experience, including leadership roles at industry heavyweights CheckFree, McKinsey and Deluxe. As a student he also helped launch a credit union at the University of Pennsylvania. Glen's firm 154 Advisors helps FIs and FinTechs navigate the rapidly evolving financial services landscape. His BIGCast episodes focus on payments issues, intriguing new products and industry hot topics. Follow him on Twitter @154Advisors
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