This is an exciting time to be alive in the fintech space — and also an interesting time to be a chatbot, as the experiences of Microsoft’s Tay proved last week. As FIs and startups alike leverage the best in entrepreneurial and technological insight to adapt to customers’ lives, theRead More
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Is there a way to prevent regulators from derailing a bank’s fintech initiatives? Jill Castilla, president and CEO of Citizens Bank of Edmond, located in Edmond, Okla., says there is. In fact, the influential community banker has devised a distinct strategy for limiting the bank’s regulatory risk from fintech projects,Read More
SEATTLE — LendingTree will “buy the clicks” previously pointing to Google Compare, now that the search giant is shuttering the service, a top LendingTree official said. Nikul Patel, the chief operating officer and chief product officer of LendingTree, said last week at Bank Innovation 2016 here that the purchasing ofRead More
SEATTLE – In the end, it came down to biometrics versus blockchain. Eleven companies were awarded slots in the DEMOvation Challenge, which took place yesterday here at Bank Innovation 2016, our annual first-quarter event. They were: Asignio – authentication solution Autobooks – payments and accounting software for Fis Bankfacil – Sao Paulo-based securedRead More
Scott Totman, head of mobile technology, payments, and innovation at Capital One, will join the Proof of Concepts panel at Bank Innovation in Seattle on Feb. 29. The panel touches on what is perhaps the central theme of the conference — how do banks and fintech startups work together?
Free demo slot, anyone? This week is the last chance for startups to apply for a free demo slot at Bank Innovation in Seattle on March 1.
Dr. Abhijit Bose, head of digital intelligence for consumer & community banking for JPMorgan Chase, will participate in a fireside chat at Bank Innovation 2016 on March 1 in Seattle.
Matt Oppenheimer, co-founder and CEO of Remitly, one of the most successful remittance startups in the U.S., has joined the Bank Innovation 2016 speaker faculty. Remitly is based in Seattle, where the conference will take place. “Successful” is actually a bit of an understatement when it comes to Remitly. In a competitive market that has seen several remittance ventures fail, Remitly has thrived, and is on pace to reach $1 billion in annual transferred funds.
The 2016 DEMOvation Challenge is officially open. Startups can submit applications here to win an opportunity to demo in front of the influential Bank Innovation 2016 audience in Seattle on March 1. Past winners of the DEMOvation Challenge include the financial advice portal Phroogal and robo-advisor iQuantifi.
Steve Streit, CEO of prepaid card issuer Green Dot Corp., will participate in a fireside chat at Bank Innovation 2016 on March 1 in Seattle. Green Dot issued its first prepaid cards in 2000, and went public in 2010. In 2011, the FDIC approved Green Dot’s $15-million purchase of Bonneville Bancorp, a single-branch bank in Utah.