In a sluggish, low-rate economic environment, banks find it increasingly harder to differentiate from the competition. For Wells Fargo, addressing that challenge involves continuous investments, as much in mobile as in bank branches, according to COO Timothy Sloan. “To be able to differentiate yourself, we have to be able to provide ourRead More
Post Tagged with: "ATMs"
Bank Innovation INV, this blog’s fintech accelerator, is pleased today to announce the six extraordinary startups that have been admitted to its inaugural class. The companies selected from applications received from startups around the world are: CrossCues Dyme GoldBean Hermetic Security Spare We Are Briqs The companies, chosen after a comprehensiveRead More
Want a peek at the bank of the near future? At JPMorgan Chase’s Manhattan headquarters, digital technology and interior design came together in a model branch that Bank Innovation toured last week. As with many branch-of-the-future models, self-service via tablets and enhanced ATMs, as well as fluid movement around the space, areRead More
Bank Innovation’s own Brad Bergan — our newest editor — visited JPMorgan Chase’s model branch yesterday, checking out several new flavors of ATMs, as well as demoing the bank’s forthcoming digital wallet, Chase Pay. The bank plans to release Chase Pay widely in mid-2016. Earlier this week, Chase struck aRead More
Traditionally, skimming seems like the most low-brow of security breaches in banking. Until Monday. That’s when what can only be described as a shockingly sophisticated skimming scheme was uncovered by KrebsOnSecurity, a leading security blog. What’s more, the scheme exposes what can only be described as an eyepoppingly idiotic security protocolRead More
MoolahMe, which was a runner-up at this weekend’s TechCrunch Disrupt hackathon, wants everyone to be an ATM. Here’s how it works: Let’s say you need some cash. You put a query out for someone to give you, say, $20. Someone who has $20 of cash nearby will indicate that sheRead More
What’s next from Wells Fargo & Co.’s mobile channel? Here are the internal projects Wells is investing in now, courtesy of none other than John Shewsberry, the megabank’s chief financial officer: Wells is building an appointment application that will allow its customers to set up meetings with Wells bankers usingRead More
Prepaid cards offer a significant opportunity to broaden product lines and modernize customer‐facing applications without massive changes to core processing systems. How should financial institutions grapple with, take advantage of, or succumb to prepaid in the coming decades?
You can find data to tell you just about anything about banking these days. That’s not a good thing. This morning I came across two banking studies that, while not exactly contradictory, seem to be implying two opposing trends. On the one hand, there is the Bankrate.com study released today thatRead More
Last Thursday, Diebold, the ATM company, began piloting mobile authentication for its cash machines. Rival NCR had the technology in the summer of 2012. Not that you could immediately tell from all the chest-thumping from the North Canton, Ohio, ATM company. In a little-watched video interview with American Banker (see below),Read More