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In this podcast, hosts Vikram Ramakrishnan and Faizaan Shamsi, partners at the software consultancy QuantLayer, talk to investors and builders of the cryptocurrency arena. We discuss how industry participants think about crypto assets, how they uncover fraud in the market, and which technologies will turn the budding, nascent crypto space into the revolutionary powerhouse early market participants had hoped for.

Jun 26, 2019

On this episode, we look at a recently filed IPO, Father Time. This isn’t a hot IPO. In fact, no bankers are underwriting this. What’s interesting about this one is that it’s entirely self-underwritten by the company founder. They are planning to build a coupon system from scratch, so we talk through how that would look from a technical perspective. We consider their business model and the budget in their S-1.


  • On Father Time IPO
  • What a blank check type deal is
  • How to work with a client like Father Time in order to build the software application
  • Description of business
  • Challenges of this industry faces
  • On using paper coupons
  • Father Time’s future products
  • LoyaltyExpress
  • CouponExpress
  • StoreFront Central
  • Revenue Model


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