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15 best fintech podcasts for finance leaders

Alfie Marsh

Fintech podcasts are popping off. 

With over 850,000 listening options and millions of episodes, it’s easy to see why podcasts have soared in popularity over the last decade. More professionals are tuning into podcasts to explore new ideas, gain insights, and learn directly from industry experts. Listeners also value this content for its varied perspectives from mainstream media. 

Without further ado, here are the 15 best fintech podcasts to upgrade your industry knowledge in 2022:

  1. CFO Yeah!
  2. Market Like a Fintech
  3. For Fintech’s Sake
  4. Wealthtech on Deck
  5. Fintech Beyond Borders
  6. Fintech Silicon Valley 
  7. WTFintech
  8. Breaking Bank
  9. London Fintech Podcast
  10. Fintech Australia Podcast
  11. Fintech Insider 11:FS
  12. Fintech Moshpit Podcast
  13. Decode Fintech
  14. Fintech one-on-one
  15. Fintech Recap
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15 fintech podcasts to explore today

1. CFO Yeah!

CFO Yeah! shares the voices of inspiring global finance leaders from all backgrounds and industries. Run by CFO Connect, this podcast discusses effective strategies that Fortune 1000s (and aspiring big-tech) have used to streamline their finance function. 

Learn from CFOs at companies both in and outside the fintech industry like Soundcloud, Zapier, and FIIT on applying the best team structures, pricing, and funding techniques.

2. Market Like a Fintech

Run by Araminta Robertson and Ani Petrova at the Fintech Marketing Hub, Market Like a Fintech explores marketing trends in the Fintech industry. The hosts interview fintech marketing leaders at industry giants such as Nala Money, Public.com, and Moov app. 

Araminta and Ani are both incredibly knowledgeable and talented at having guests share their unique stories. The podcast explores these individuals’ journeys and how they’ve made an impact at their companies.

3. For Fintech’s Sake

For Fintech’s Sake is hosted by Money 20/20 content director Zach Anderson Pettet. The podcast explores how to bring fintech education and awareness to the masses. Zach’s personal goal is to level the fintech playing field in the US. 

Having recently expanded to YouTube video, his podcast features a ‘roundtable’ discussion instead of the traditional interview format. Listeners explore stories from some of the fastest growing Fintech companies and how they’ve navigated the crowded waters in their mission to democratize finance. 

4. Wealthtech on Deck

LifeYield Chief Growth Officer Jack Sharry runs Wealthtech on Deck, a podcast highlighting the hidden technology and tools available to wealth management and financial service companies. 

This podcast helps financial planning firms who want to accelerate their growth and solve specific challenges around wealth planning businesses. A unique sector in the market, it revolves around the nuances of regulatory constraints and compliance in wealth management. 

5. Fintech Beyond Borders

Tech giant EY facilitates the Fintech Beyond Borders Podcast. It delves into topics within the three major fintech business interests: the investor, the start-up, and the ‘incumbent’ financial institution. 

The Fintech Beyond Borders podcast promotes high tech solutions to common problems fintech companies face today. The forefront of the discussion surrounds innovation in the digital ecosystems and trends towards inclusivity and ESG. 

6. Fintech Silicon Valley

Fintech Silicon Valley is a unique podcast on this list, with a specific educational approach to providing resources and knowledge to fintech enthusiasts worldwide.

Run by the journalists at FSV, this podcast explores current global issues facing both companies and consumers of fintech. Guests come from a range of backgrounds: investors, employees, start-ups and founders–offering a well-rounded perspective on each topic. 

7. WTFintech 

Nicole Casperson is passionate about uplifting diverse and underrepresented voices in fintech. The WTFintech podcast shares stories from people driving real change in the corporate world. Subscribe to this podcast to gain unique insight from fintech entrepreneurs breaking the mold and leading disruption in the fintech industry. 

8. Breaking Banks

Known as the #1 Global Fintech Podcast, Breaking Banks explores fintech innovation and open banking with industry leaders through collaborative round-table discussion.

The Breaking Banks team has established itself as one of the leading voices in Fintech. For industry professionals who want early access to breaking fintech news, this is the podcast for you.

9. London Fintech Podcast

Finance expert and consultant Mike Bailman hosts the London Fintech Podcast, a platform that develops and combines old-school financial institutions with the fintech revolution.

The host’s humorous and entertaining take on fintech topics has helped it reach over 660,000 downloads. The London Fintech Podcast focuses on quality over quantity and deep dives into topics to create a whole-hearted perspective. 

10. Fintech Australia Podcast

Fintech Australia is a collective agency advocating for growth. The podcast interviews experts working at major firms in the fintech space. Tune in for engaging discussions on the Australian fintech ecosystem and its progress in a global context. 

Initially focused on alternative investment options, the collective now accelerates the growth of startups all over Australia. On a wider level, Fintech Australia is leading the charge in bringing news and the latest tech to Australia. 

11. Fintech Insider 11:FS

The Fintech Insider podcast is published on a bi-weekly basis, hosted by Simon Taylor, David Brear, and Sarah Kocianski. The Fintech Insider Podcast discusses underrepresented sides of fintech, including current events in LATAM countries and nuanced issues like plagiarism.  

The monthly selection includes episodes on fintech news, and insights from industry insiders. This makes it one of the most well-rounded, high-volume, and informative podcasts for fintech content. 

12. Fintech Moshpit Podcast

Initially founded to discuss local fintech issues in the US Carolina region, founder and host Tariq Bokari explains that the Fintech Moshpit Podcast has largely evolved over time. 

Since the pandemic began, the podcast has shifted focus towards delivering fintech news and updates on disruption and long-term change. In the wake of skyrocketing internet payments, interest rates, and banking demand, the podcast interviews mortgage experts to discuss these pressing topics. 

13. Decode Fintech 

Africa is the global leader in mobile digital payments and the second-fastest developing area in banking growth. The Decode Fintech podcast highlights this growth and provides industry insight into the current innovation, improvements, and expansion across the African continent

The fintech podcast is hosted by Khadijah Abu, and explores country-specific scenarios like the rise of crypto in Nigeria and mobile payments in Ghana. This podcast gives global fintech companies an authentic look into Africa’s fintech industry, highlighting potential routes of entry into these markets. 

14. Fintech one-on-one

Peter Renton hosts Fintech one-on-one, which forecasts fintech futures and offers a platform for industry experts to share their expertise.

Different topic discussions and episodes are published every week, covering general fintech news. Here’s a peek: a recent episode discussed the predicted impacts heightened regulation in the lending space will have on financial technology.

15. Fintech Recap

The folks over at Fintech Business Weekly have carved out their own space in the Fintech podcast world, covering the most pressing news and trends in the industry. 

Hosts Alex Johnson and Jason Mikula run Fintech Recap to delve into Web3, new technologies, and innovations in the industry. Subscribe to this podcast if you’re looking for occasional casual listening, as Fintech Recap publishes new episodes around once per month. 

So many podcasts, don’t know where to start? Check out the first podcast on our list, CFO Yeah! to gain immediate industry insights and learn how smart finance practices can help your company grow faster. 

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Alfie Marsh

Alfie Marsh is Spendesk's Head of US Sales. He helps growing companies create more efficient and effective spending processes, and move away from the traditional hassles of spending at work.