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Our podcast is dedicated to business owners eager to learn the latest information on how they can transform their businesses using technology! Allen brings 20+ years of business and fintech experience. He discusses anything and everything in the business industry, from business trends and fintech to technology and new laws that could affect your business. The B2B Vault podcast is your ultimate resource for all things business!


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Our podcast is dedicated to business owners eager to learn the latest information on how they can transform their businesses using technology! Allen brings 20+ years of business and fintech experience. He discusses anything and everything in the business industry, from business trends and fintech to technology and new laws that could affect your business. The B2B Vault podcast is your ultimate resource for all things business!




Big Changes are coming from Visa and the Card Brands! | Cash Discount | B2B Vault | Episode 154

Significant Changes are coming from Visa and the Card Brands! Starting April 15th 2023: Visa and Card Brands are changing the rules. Today technology is the driver that makes our lives easier, helps us run our businesses, and more!


Silicon Valley Bank Banking Crisis: What you need to know! | B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast | Episode 153

Welcome to Fintech Friday! Today we are diving into the banking mess with three banks going under. We talk about what happened and what the government is doing about it. The winners - Depositors getting all their money back even though 80% of them had over $250K which is the FDIC insurance limit. The losers -Bank Executives and Investors Bank Executives and board members were all fired. From the rest of the fallout and news - someone should go to JAIL. Investors - Are not getting their...


Unlocking The Potential of Mobile Payments | Mobile Payment Processing | B2B Vault | Episode 152

Introduction: In today's digital age, businesses are looking for ways to offer customers a more convenient and secure payment experience. This is where alternative payments come in. In this episode, we will discuss what alternative payments are, their benefits, and why businesses need to offer them to stay competitive in the market. Segment 1: What are Alternative Payments? In this segment, we will define alternative payments and explain how they differ from traditional payment methods...


Alternative Products Expo Field Trip! | CBD Payment Processing | High Risk | B2B Vault | Episode 151

In today's episode Allen & Justin head down to The Alternative Products Expo in Fort Lauderrdale. They had such a great time last year they thought they should try it again. Justin met up with an old friend from Milwaukee there who owns Highly Edibles. They manufacture cbd edibles, hemp flower and much more. Listen to episode 151 to learn more about the alternative products expo, cbd, kratom, high risk businesses and how we can help you with your merchant account. Description: CBD, or...


How much are you willing to pay for a verified social media account? | B2B Vault | Episode 150

Social media verification is a badge of credibility that distinguishes users who have been confirmed by the platform as being who they claim to be. The verification badge typically appears as a blue checkmark next to a user's name or handle, and it can be a valuable tool for building trust and authenticity online. But how much is that trust and authenticity worth? That's the question we're asking our listeners today. We've asked around and now were asking our listeners. Can you tell us how...


Monthly Wrap Up February 2023 | FinTech | Payment Processing | B2B Vault | Episode 149

It's time for the February Monthly Wrap-up Episode. We will talk about all the episodes we did during the month. We love coming up with topics and talking about business, payments and how to use technology in your business! Carpe Diem


Spilling The Beans On Restaurants! | Restaurant Point-of-Sale Systems | B2B Vault | Episode 148

Welcome to today's episode of B2B Vault. In this episode, we'll be discussing the benefits of point of sale (POS) systems for restaurants. POS systems have become an integral part of restaurant operations, helping restaurant owners streamline their business and enhance the customer experience. Allen Kopelman is an expert in restaurant operations, to get an in-depth understanding of how POS systems can help restaurants improve their bottom line.


The Birth of B2B Vault | Why we started the podcast? | The Payment Technology Podcast | Episode 147

Allen and Justin, the co-founders of B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast, had always shared a passion for payment technology and the role it plays in transforming the way businesses operate. Both were working in the payment technology industry, but they noticed a gap in the market for a podcast that focused specifically on the B2B (business-to-business) side of payment technology. They had seen plenty of podcasts that covered consumer payment technologies, but there was a clear need...


Is Financial Technology Changing How We Bank? | FinTech Vs. Banking | B2B Vault | Episode 146

Welcome to today's podcast episode, where we'll be exploring the question: is financial technology changing how we bank? In recent years, the rise of financial technology, or fintech, has brought a new level of convenience and accessibility to the world of banking. But with this change, also comes the question of what impact it has on traditional banking methods. To begin, let's take a look at what fintech is and how it's changing the way we bank. Fintech is a broad term that encompasses...


Point-of-Sale Pain Points & How To Work Through Them | B2B Vault | Episode 145

In today's podcast Allen & Justin discuss the common problems that retailers face with their point-of-sale (POS) systems. Point-of-sale systems are the backbone of any retail business. They enable merchants to track inventory, process transactions, and manage customer information. However, these systems can be problematic at times, causing headaches for retailers and their customers. The first problem retailers face with their POS systems is the lack of integration. Many retailers have...


How Shoplifting & Dine and Dash Are Affecting Businesses | B2B Vault | Episode 144

In todays episode Allen & Justin will be discussing a topic that has been a longstanding issue for many small businesses - Dine & Dash. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, Dine & Dash is a situation where a customer leaves a restaurant or a food establishment without paying their bill. This has become a widespread problem, and it affects small businesses the most. Many small businesses operate on thin margins, and Dine & Dash can significantly impact their bottom line. This type of...


Where Do Small Businesses Go For Resources? | B2B Vault | Episode 143

In today's episode we discuss resources for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and freelancers. Whether you own a business or are thinking of starting a business this episode will help. There are a ton of resources available for small business that most people are unaware of.


7 New Rules For Small Business In 2023 | B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast | Episode 142

1. How independent contractors 1099 will be classified: This could disrupt many businesses - the new classifications are already an issue in California under AB 5. The federal Government is making similar rules. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/10/13/2022-21454/employee-or-independent-contractor-classification-under-the-fair-labor-standards-act 2. Expanding the SBA lender network: This is a hot mess - during Covid, this happened and now there are a number or lawsuits and...


Has Tipping Culture Gone To Far? Tipping Etiquette: Navigating Social Norms and Expectations | B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast | Episode 141

Today, we will be discussing the topic "Has The Tipping Culture Gone Too Far?" So we got the idea for this podcast after watching quite a few TikTok videos and reels on FB and IG. Quite a few people were stirring the pot about tipping, and we wanted to chop it up and talk about tipping culture. Tipping at restaurants is not what we are talking about - but all the other places asking for tips. We want to know if you think tipping is out of control, what places you have seen asking for tips...


Stay Safe: Tips for Protecting Your Business from Check Fraud | Scammers | B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast | Episode 140

In this episode of B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast, we dive into the world of check fraud and its impact on businesses. Join us as we discuss the latest techniques used by scammers, the warning signs to look out for, and the best practices for avoiding check fraud. Whether you're a business owner or a payment professional, this episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to protect their organization from financial loss. Tune in and arm yourself with the knowledge to stay ahead of...


CurPay Co-Founder Chris Curtin Talks Crypto & The Future of Alternative Payments | FinTech Friday | B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast | Episode 139

In today's episode of FinTech Friday, Allen & Justin have the pleasure of talking shop with Chris Curtin, Co-Founder of CurPay. CurPay is an easy-to-use digital payment and portfolio management software platform. We'll discuss the future of cryptocurrency, NFTs, alternative payments, and much more. Tune in at @3PM EST today!


Six Payment Processing Predictions To Look Out For In 2023 | B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast | Episode 138

1. Introduction 2. Increased adoption of real-time payments 3. Growth of mobile payments 4. Expansion of contactless payments 5. Emergence of digital currencies 6. Adoption of open banking 7. Growth in e-commerce payments 8. Conclusion


FinTech Friday | ChatGPT Generated Our Podcast Outline | Innovative Ways Businesses Can Use AI | B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast | Episode 137

We asked ChatGPT to create a podcast outline for the show. AI is a great tool and we have been using it for a while now. With the release of ChatGPT we thought it would be cool to have the podcast topics and points from ChatGPT. We discuss a few other ways businesses can integrate AI into their business processes.


FinTech Friday | Alternative Payments & The Current State of Traditional Payment Methods | B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast

Alternative Payments have been talked about for a while and are starting to grow in popularity. How will businesses use these alternative payment methods, and what are the advantages and disadvantages? We will discuss on this edition of Fintech Friday - everything alternative payments. What are the challenges and considerations businesses should think about? Businesses need to stay up to date on the latest payment methods and technologies, and trends to remain competitive and meet the...


FinTech Friday | Digitizing Your Bank, Credit Union, or Community Bank | B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast

In today's episode of 📻🎙️ FinTech Friday from B2B Vault: The Payment Technology Podcast; Allen & Justin discuss digitizing your bank, credit union or community bank. A big opportunity exists for Financial Institutions right now while many of the large banks are asleep at the wheel!!! The time is now for Financial Institutions to partner with FinTech Companies! Why partner with FinTech? What value can Financial Technology bring to the table? What types of services can FinTechs bring to...