Post Tagged with: "Bank Innovation 2014"

Polish Direct Bank mBank Partners with Telco Orange Polska

Polish Direct Bank mBank Partners with Telco Orange Polska

by March 20, 2014 at 11:29 am 2 comments

The innovative Polish direct bank mBank is partnering with Poland’s largest telecommunications company, Orange Polska, for which it will provide white-label banking services. MBank was launched in 2000 and is now the third-largest retail bank in Poland. The company received a 2014 Bank Innovation Award for its superior mobile bankingRead More

VIDEO: Kosta Peric Advocates for an ‘Innovation Sandbox’ in Financial Services

by March 17, 2014 at 4:48 pm 0 comments

Kosta Peric knows better than most how banks can provide innovative services for the poor. Peric, who is deputy director of financial services for the poor at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and former director of communications for Innotribe, spoke with JJ Hornblass at Bank Innovation 2014 in SeattleRead More

VIDEO: Kosta Peric Defines a Much-Needed Financial Services Ecosystem for the Poor

VIDEO: Kosta Peric Defines a Much-Needed Financial Services Ecosystem for the Poor

by March 14, 2014 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

The current framework for financial services is not suitable to serve the world’s poor. There are ways to resolve this, however. Kosta Peric, deputy director, financial services for the poor at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke with JJ Hornblass in a fireside chat at Bank Innovation 2014 in Seattle earlierRead More

VIDEO: Building the Bank of the Future

VIDEO: Building the Bank of the Future

by March 14, 2014 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

What is the bank of the future? Michael Dooijes, executive director and head of strategy & innovation at Rabobank in the Netherlands, discussed how to build that bank at Bank Innovation 2014 in Seattle with Bank Innovation editor JJ Hornblass. Dooijes is also CEO of mobile payments startup MyOrder, which givesRead More

VIDEO: Bringing the Startup Mentality to a Bank

VIDEO: Bringing the Startup Mentality to a Bank

by March 14, 2014 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

At Bank Innovation 2014 in Seattle, Michael Dooijes, who works in a dual role as CEO of mobile payments startup MyOrder and executive director, head of strategy & innovation at Rabobank, talked with Bank Innovation editor JJ Hornblass about how the startup mindset can help cut through the cobwebs and deliverRead More

10 Big, Hairy Innovation Ideas from Bank Innovation 2014, Continued

10 Big, Hairy Innovation Ideas from Bank Innovation 2014, Continued

by March 13, 2014 at 9:55 am 0 comments

The First Five Ideas 6. The Numbers Game Often, at an event like Bank Innovation 2014, a theme presents itself in little more than a soundbite. That soundbite for this year’s conference was: “The future of banking is transaction volume.” This seemingly innocuous line from Kosta Peric, deputy director forRead More

10 Big, Hairy Innovation Ideas from Bank Innovation 2014

10 Big, Hairy Innovation Ideas from Bank Innovation 2014

by March 13, 2014 at 9:44 am 1 comment

Dozens of ideas came out of Bank Innovation 2014, which spanned two days earlier this month and contained 12 sessions about cutting-edge financial innovation, as evidenced by the discussion around the event on Twitter at the hashtag #BI14. So which of the ideas should not be ignored? We’ve highlighted the 10Read More

Don’t Just Innovate for the Fun of It

Don’t Just Innovate for the Fun of It

by March 7, 2014 at 2:17 pm 0 comments

Innovation has to serve a purpose, and it must scale. That was the message of Citigroup‘s JP Jolly when he took the stage at Bank Innovation 2014 this week to describe the process of updating Citi’s mobile app for its corporate clients. He described the process of updating the tablet andRead More

Building a Bank in the Sandbox

Building a Bank in the Sandbox

by March 4, 2014 at 9:55 am 0 comments

SEATTLE — Building a better bank? Do it in the sandbox. Financial innovator Kosta Peric’s concept of the castle and the sandbox, which is also the title of a book he wrote, means that while banks need to be protective and close themselves off from the world, and for goodRead More

Innovation in Banking Appears to Have Eroded, Bank Innovation Study Finds

Innovation in Banking Appears to Have Eroded, Bank Innovation Study Finds

by February 26, 2014 at 1:49 pm 2 comments

Innovation remains critically important for banks to acquire and retain customers — so why is innovation declining at some of the nation’s largest banks? The results are in from Bank Innovation’s third annual State of Banking Innovation Study, and they are certainly surprising. Overall, 63 respondents completed the survey, which drilledRead More