It seems like new fintech startups show up daily, all vying for the top slot in the type of financial service they offer: want to find a P2P lending service? There’s dozens of startups for that. Need help with stock options or expenses? Well, there’s a few dozen startups forRead More
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There’s a new startup looking to solve a problem in financial services every day — and each week we’re picking three of them for a closer look. Of the three startups we’re profiling this week, two aim to solve consumer pain points — bill payment and credit card debt — whileRead More
BankMobile, the mobile bank brand from Customers Bank, launched a contest in March offering $5,000 for the best new banking idea. Called “Build Your Own Bank,” the contest drew hundreds of entries from BankMobile customers, and earlier this month, the winning idea was announced. A young woman named Stephanie Hallgarth won theRead More
With the renewed focus on fee income now that federal regulators are for the first time tallying the revenue stream, it was particularly interesting to note the tacit admission on Friday that its online banking platform errs on occasion in charging fees. On Friday, BofA, the nation’s second-largest bank, quietly andRead More
Bank of the West joined a select group of banks offering bill pay using the smartphone camera today. The feature, dubbed Scan to Pay, was built by Fiserv (which internally calls it Snap to Pay) with technology licensed from Top Image Systems (TIS). Bank of the West is the firstRead More
Mint announced yesterday that its app had been updated and that it had added bill pay. In a separate app. You may recognize the new app, called Mint Bills, because it is better known as Check, formerly PageOnce. Intuit, which bought Mint for $170 million in 2009, bought Check forRead More
The U.S. economy remains sluggish, and the cost of funds is set to rise. What can help? Perhaps faster payments, suggests Gene Neyer, senior vice president of global payments with Fundtech.
Mobile-first bank account GoBank officially launched 13 months ago, and its parent company, Green Dot Corp., released data on its usage for the first time in the company’s earnings call yesterday evening. The portfolio of active accounts is now large enough, CEO Steve Streit said, that data about the service is “meaningful.”
US Bank released a video last week showing customers how to use its payment functionality, and in the process, gave a good tour of how to drive the bank’s mobile app. US Bank last updated its app in March, which is when instant payments arrived for mobile users, but a majorRead More
Citibank released a pair of videos yesterday designed to teach customers how to use online bill pay and mobile check deposit.