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PayPod Podcast: Past Present and Future of Payments Processing with Robert Kraal of Silverflow

As a reminder, PayPod has been a leading voice in the payments and fintech industry, covering advances in payments, software and new technology. Host Jacob Hollabaugh interviews industry thought leaders who are shaping the payments and fintech world, as they discuss the most important trends shaping the future. It has over 1000 monthly listeners.
PayPod Podcast Past Present and Future of Payment Processing with Robert Kraal

Check out this insightful episode of PayPod. The discussion centers around the innovative steps taken by Robert Kraal in founding Silverflow, and his strategic involvement with Volt and Flow to address and capitalize on the shifting landscape towards Real-Time Payments. This episode sheds light on the challenges and opportunities that come with pioneering in the fast-evolving fintech sector, and how Real-Time Payments are reshaping the way businesses and consumers interact with financial services.

Lessons You’ll Learn:

Throughout this episode, listeners will gain valuable insights into the intricacies of Real-Time Payments, the hurdles of adopting such technologies, and the significant impact they have on the payments and fintech industry. We explore the critical issues legacy processors face in the current technological climate and how companies like Silverflow are distinguishing themselves by leveraging advanced data analytics and offering unparalleled data transparency. The episode also delves into the evolving role of data in enhancing payment processes and how Real-Time Payments are influencing consumer behavior and merchant operations.

About Our Guest:

Robert Kraal, a prominent figure in the fintech world, played a pivotal role in the inception of Silverflow and took on influential positions at Volt and Flow in 2019, a year marked by significant advancements in Real-Time Payments. With a deep-rooted history in the payments industry, our guest brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, discussing the vision behind Silverflow, the mission of Volt in the Real-Time Payments arena, and the broader implications of these technologies on the global financial landscape. His insights into the evolution of payment processing and the strategic importance of data transparency in today’s market are both enlightening and inspiring.

Topics Covered:

This episode covers a broad spectrum of topics related to the fintech and payments industry, with a special focus on Real-Time Payments. We discuss the foundational journey of Silverflow and its mission to address the inefficiencies of legacy payment processors. The conversation also explores Volt’s role in facilitating Real-Time Payments across various territories, the challenges of widespread adoption, and the potential for expansion in response to evolving policy initiatives. Furthermore, we examine the relationship between Real-Time Payments and credit, predicting how the acceleration of payment processes might influence future financial transactions. Lastly, we touch upon the importance of integrations and collaborations in the fintech sector and highlight key trends to watch in 2024, emphasizing the continuous impact of Real-Time Payments on the industry.

About PayPod

PayPod has been a leading voice in the payments and fintech industry, covering advances in payments, software, and new technology. Host Jacob Hollabaugh interviews industry thought leaders who are shaping the payments and fintech world, as they discuss the most important trends shaping the future. It has over 1000 monthly listeners.

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