PayPod: The Payments Podcast

Welcome to PayPod, the weekly show that explores the fast-changing world of payments. 

Each episode, you’ll hear an interview directly with a leader from the payments and fintech industries. We talk with fintech entrepreneurs, security experts, mobile developers, eCommerce pros, and more…

From credit card processing to bitcoin… from retail POS systems to cutting edge digital payments tech… merchant accounts and mobile checkout… we cover it all!

Scott Hawksworth

PayPod Host

Hosted By: Scott Hawksworth

Scott Hawksworth is a tech entrepreneur based in Chicago, IL. After founding a number of businesses that required credit card payment processing solutions, he became interested in the larger payments industry and innovations in payment technology. An avid follower of the crypto payments revolution, Scott is particularly interested in the future of payments and finch in the digital age.

Through interviews with leading payments professionals and entrepreneurs, in each episode of PayPod, Scott explores a different aspect of the payments industry, expanding his knowledge and that of other entrepreneurs and executives who tune in.

New Show Episodes

Ep 18: Payments and Bitcoin in 2018 with Stephan Livera
Welcome to another episode of PayPod: The Payments Industry Podcast! This week, we’re diving back into the world of cryptocurrencies...[...]
Ep 17: Payments Solutions from Community Banks with Tina Giorgio of ICBA Bancard
In a world of huge banks, it's easy to forget that millions of folks in the United States bank at[...]
Ep 16: Business Banking in the 21st Century with Clayton Weir of FI.SPAN
It's time for another edition of PayPod: The Payments Industry Podcast! This episode going to be talking about the future[...]
Ep 15: The True Business Cost of Chargebacks with Melissa Fitzsimmons of Chargebacks911
Whether you're offering merchant services, or just a small business owner selling products and services to customers... when it comes[...]
Ep 14: Cryptocurrency 101 with Will Salisbury
Welcome to another episode of PayPod: The Payments Industry Podcast! This week, we're finally dedicating a whole episode to a[...]
Ep 13: What Keeps Small Business Owners Up At Night with Barry Davis of Womply
Small business owners have so much to worry about... and if you're offering merchant services or other business solutions to[...]