Scanning a thumbprint to access your bank account seems completely safe, right? Well, a notorious German hacker names Jan Krisller – a.k.a. Starbug – demonstrated how easy it is to duplicate a fingerprint or even an iris, using a high-res photo. He used Angela Merkel’s photo. Other hacks have foiled fingerprintRead More
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TEL AVIV – For all the talk of banks going digital, few major brands have launched digital offshoots — in the U.S., that is. There is BankMobile, launched from Wyomissing, Pa.-based Customers Bank, and that’s about it. In Europe, there are more examples — two prominent ones are Hello bank!Read More
4. Heather Cox, Citi FinTech Big banks can’t innovate? Er, no one told Heather Cox or Citigroup, which recently launched a mobile-first unit led by Cox, previously the bank’s chief client experience, digital and marketing officer. Cox was in charge of Citibank’s move to the Apple Watch last March, wellRead More
Bank Leumi CTO Ilan Buganim is taking time out of his busy schedule — more on that below — to participate in a fireside chat at Bank Innovation Israel in Tel Aviv next week. Bank Leumi has a lot going on for Buganim to oversee, including a core banking overhaul and shifting a number of banking services to the cloud.
Dorel Blitz of Bank Leumi, one of the largest financial institutions in Israel, highlights the thriving fintech scene in Startup Nation, and why the number of Israeli fintech startups is “growing and growing.”
Bank Innovation today formed a wide-ranging partnership with LeumiTech, the high-tech services unit of Israel-based Bank Leumi, for its upcoming Bank Innovation Israel. Bank Leumi is Israel’s second-largest bank by assets.
There are signs Israel is growing in importance as a fintech hub. Bank Leumi and the Elevator fund created a Fintech Innovation Hub in Israel last April to empower local startups. Citigroup launched a financial technology accelerator last July. Also in July, Carmel Ventures, a local VC, began hosting Fintech Forums,Read More