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BIGcast

25Jun

Cannabis Banking- Seriously

 

 

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:

Follow the Best Innovation Group on Twitter: @BIGfintech

Follow John on Twitter @JBFintech

Follow Glen on Twitter @154advisors

About the Author

Glen Sarvady

Glen Sarvady

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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