OpenFin MVP Podcast

OpenFin MVP Podcast
Join the OpenFin team as they discuss finance, tech and entrepreneurship with thought leaders from Wall Street and Silicon Valley.

Black Holes, AI and Diversity with Paul Walker
Jul 16 • 47 min
In this episode, Paul Walker talks about the art of explaining and we test his skills on black hole theory and artificial intelligence. We talk about initiatives he’s spending time on, including Motive Partners, Unqork, OpenFin and He also…
Valuing your company with Kim Trautmann, DRW Venture Capital
Jul 9 • 38 min
In this episode, Kim Trautmann, Head of DRW Venture Capital, talks about how she got her start in finance and her journey to becoming a VC. She offers advice for founders raising money in these challenging times. Who should you raise money from? What’s…
3 - Week Sprint Retrospective with Chuck and Mazy
Jul 2 • 25 min
In this episode, co-hosts Chuck Doerr and Mazy Dar reflect on the most recent MVP Podcasts and OpenFin webinars. They also discuss open source, progressive web apps (PWAs), Chromium upgrades, sports and Black Lives Matter.
Busting open source myths with Tobie Langel, UnlockOpen
Jun 25 • 33 min
In this episode, Tobie Langel, founder of UnlockOpen, dispels several common misconceptions about open source. Is open source free? Does it enable interoperability? Does it prevent lock-in? We also discuss what it takes for banks to run successful open…
Innovation in equities trading with Jonathan Clark, Luminex
Jun 11 • 31 min
In this episode, Jonathan Clark, CEO of Luminex, talks with us about Luminex’s platform for institutional equities block trading. We discuss the new work-from-home environment, how it has impacted buy side equities traders, and how Luminex has leveraged…
Heat Seeking Missiles & Node Performance with Cian Ó’Maidín, CEO NearForm
Jun 4 • 21 min
In this episode, Cian Ó’Maidín, CEO of NearForm, one of the most active companies in the Node.js community, talks with us about how NearForm was born a remote-first company, how they have been tapped by various governments to help with Covid-19 tracing as…
4-Week Sprint Retrospective with Chuck and Mazy
May 28 • 21 min
In this episode, co-hosts Mazy Dar and Chuck Doerr talk about how the MVP Podcast has gone so far, how OpenFin is adapting to the new environment, and some of the latest developments in OpenFin OS.
“Low-code for capital markets with Stephen Murphy, Genesis”
May 21 • 27 min
In this episode, Stephen Murphy, CEO of Genesis Global tells us what low-code is all about and how it’s transforming how we develop software in capital markets
Adjusting Your DevOps Strategies In A Remote World
May 14 • 32 min
In this episode, Brendan O’Leary from GitLab tells us what DevOps is all about and how it applies to capital markets. He also tells us how GitLab got started being an all-remote company well before COVID made it mandatory.
FinTech Lab Update and WFH Customer Engagement with Maria Gotsch
May 7 • 26 min
On this episode, Maria Gotsch, President and CEO of the Partnership Fund for NYC, tells us about the mission of the FinTech Innovation Lab and gives an update on the “virtual” class of 2020. She also provides valuable advice to entrepreneurs on engaging…
Entrepreneurship in the Time of Corona (with John McEvoy)
Apr 29 • 24 min
On this first episode of the OpenFin MVP podcast, John McEvoy explains how he decided to become the first investor in OpenFin. He also discusses the results of the Tribeca Early Stage Partners COVID-19 survey, what entrepreneurs should do in this…