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

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.

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