​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!
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​​​​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 42: The Economics and Philosophy of Bitcoin with Guy Swann of The Cryptoconomy Podcast
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Ep 41: Merchants Accepting Cryptocurrencies with Craig Rudes of the Long Island Blockchain Council
We’ve done a lot of shows on bitcoin and the blockchain and covered a lot of theory, but at the[...]
Ep 40: Business Support for ISOs and Merchant Acquirers with Tyler Gerber of Boomtown
Welcome to another episode of PayPod: The Payments Industry Podcast! On this show we’re diving into a topic that anyone[...]
Ep 39: Crowdfunding and Payments with Salvador Briggman of Crowdcrux
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Ep 38: The State of Fintech in 2019 with Mike Baliman of The London Fintech Podcast
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Ep 37: High-Ticket Drop Shipping Merchants with Trevor Fenner of eCommerce Paradise
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