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LendingTree’s Lebda, USB’s Badarinath to Do Fireside Chats at BI ’15

LendingTree’s Lebda, USB’s Badarinath to Do Fireside Chats at BI ’15

by December 19, 2014 at 11:27 am 0 comments

Two of the banking innovation industry’s most dynamic — and experienced — executives will participate in fireside chats at Bank Innovation 2015, the annual gathering of banking innovation professionals for in-depth discussions on the future of financial services.

Who is Operation Choke Point Really Choking?

Who is Operation Choke Point Really Choking?

by December 12, 2014 at 1:18 pm 1 comment

Operation Choke Point is a coordinated effort by the Department of Justice (DOJ) in conjunction with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to hold financial institutions and their payment processor partners responsible for allegedly illegal acts committed by merchants and other third-party payees.

DEMOvation Challenge Kicks Off, Offers Free Demo Slots to Startups

DEMOvation Challenge Kicks Off, Offers Free Demo Slots to Startups

by December 12, 2014 at 10:07 am 1 comment

The DEMOvation Challenge is Back. After a successful launch in 2014, Bank Innovation 2015, on March 2-3 in Seattle will once again host an exclusive DEMOvation session. The DEMOvation session will kick-off Day Two of the conference, which brings together FinTech mavens with innovative bankers for a series of in-depth discussions.

Parlez-vous LendingClub?

Parlez-vous LendingClub?

by December 11, 2014 at 11:51 am 0 comments

LendingClub’s IPO, which was trading 65% higher than its IPO price today, is big news here in the United States. But the peer-to-peer credit company might be more notable news in France. As has been well-documented, LendingClub’s founder, Renaud Laplanche, is French. He appears to have more notable status there, although he livesRead More

VIDEO: CUneXus Shows Off Mobile Loan Origination Platform

by December 10, 2014 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

CUneXus Solutions, which makes software for lenders, unveiled a mobile loan origination product on video yesterday. CUneXus serves both banks and credit unions in a variety of different loan types.

Innotribe Opens 2015 Startup Challenge

Innotribe Opens 2015 Startup Challenge

by December 9, 2014 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Innotribe, SWIFT’s FinTech startup initiative, announced its 2015 Startup Challenge locations today, and opened the competition to applications.

New Student Lender Seeks ‘Middle-of-the-Road’ Borrower

New Student Lender Seeks ‘Middle-of-the-Road’ Borrower

by December 2, 2014 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

A new lender looking to rationalize borrowing for university expenses opened its doors yesterday. Called College Ave, the service is backed by Fenway Summer, the joint investment and advisory business that has backed such startups as alternative lender Prosper, virtual currency service Circle, and student loan management tool Tuition.io.

OnDeck IPO puts focus on Customer Acquisition Costs

OnDeck IPO puts focus on Customer Acquisition Costs

by November 24, 2014 at 1:13 am 1 comment

Alternative Credit is scaling fast today, with ventures headed to IPO. OnDeck will be the first out of the gate. It is likely that Lending Club, Kabbage and Prosper will follow. This will give OnDeck a tremendous branding opportunity. It will also put OnDeck under intense scrutiny. The weakness in the Alternative Credit model is […]

The Underappreciated Banking Conversation

The Underappreciated Banking Conversation

by November 7, 2014 at 10:01 am 0 comments

Is every banking conference truly blah, blah, blah boring?

10 Tips for Integrating Social Media with Digital Banking Channels

10 Tips for Integrating Social Media with Digital Banking Channels

by November 6, 2014 at 11:54 am 0 comments

Social media is thought of as a separate universe than other digital channels, but there is significant overlap, and banks should take advantage of this.

BankMobile to Crowdsource Ideas for Its Mobile App

BankMobile to Crowdsource Ideas for Its Mobile App

by November 5, 2014 at 9:54 am 0 comments

BankMobile is asking its first 5,000 customers to help brainstorm how the bank should look and work.