Post Tagged with: "Capital One"

MasterCard Paints Sunny Picture of EMV Liability Shift

MasterCard Paints Sunny Picture of EMV Liability Shift

by August 19, 2015 at 1:39 pm 0 comments

As the EMV liability shift approaches, the pressure is on both retailers and banks. Retailers need to upgrade their point-of-sale equipment, while banks need to get chip cards in the hands of customers. Chip card technology and the encryption that protects its transactions, will be the foundation of all future payments, accordingRead More

Cap One CEO: Digital Is the Centerpiece of Our Agenda

Cap One CEO: Digital Is the Centerpiece of Our Agenda

by July 24, 2015 at 10:44 am 1 comment

It’s become a quarterly ritual: Capital One CEO Richard Fairbank eloquently speaking to the importance of digital banking. We’re not complaining — Fairbank is right, and other bankers should be listening. On yesterday’s earnings call for the McLean, Va.-based bank, Fairbank called digital “a centerpiece of that entire strategic agenda.”Read More

Capital One Rolls Out Ads Explaining EMV [VIDEO]

by July 22, 2015 at 2:05 pm 0 comments

Capital One is the latest big bank to produce a video explaining chip cards, also known as EMV cards (it stands for Europay MasterCard Visa) to the American public. Good luck, guys. The video was released Friday. USAA and US Bank videos covering the same subject appeared this spring, butRead More

2 Startups Aim to Help Banks Do More for Small Businesses

2 Startups Aim to Help Banks Do More for Small Businesses

by July 13, 2015 at 11:20 am 1 comment

Small businesses are classically underserved by banks — or so the story goes. But a closer look at the small business space shows banks are stepping up partnerships with startups targeting the space, and are adding new services and improving existing services for small businesses in general. Just last week, for example, JPMorgan ChaseRead More

Eastern Bank Is About to Launch Its First Incubated Company

Eastern Bank Is About to Launch Its First Incubated Company

by June 15, 2015 at 11:12 am 1 comment

A modest-sized Boston bank is starting to incubate fintech startups. Eastern Bank, a $10 billion bank, is about to launch its first separate company, which was incubated and developed within the bank itself, Bank Innovation has learned. In early 2014, Eastern Bank, a mutual bank based in Boston, hired entrepreneur DanRead More

Capital One: Think More Like a Tech Company, Less Like a Bank

Capital One: Think More Like a Tech Company, Less Like a Bank

by April 24, 2015 at 10:47 am 2 comments

How will banks compete in a rapidly digitizing world? Capital One CEO Richard Fairbank knows. “We’re going to need to think more like technology companies and maybe a little less like banks,” he told investors on yesterday’s earnings call. His bank is notable for its high-profile acquisitions of not other banks,Read More

Capital One Ramps Up March Madness Marketing [VIDEO]

Capital One Ramps Up March Madness Marketing [VIDEO]

by March 16, 2015 at 11:02 am 1 comment

Capital One Financial Corp. is a major sponsor of March Madness again this year, along with Hershey and Coca-Cola, among others, and its marketing has begun to hit the airwaves. This year’s ad series, which started running on YouTube and television screens late last week, features Charles Barkley on a road trip with SpikeRead More

Coolest Brands 2015: Honorable Mention

Coolest Brands 2015: Honorable Mention

by March 15, 2015 at 9:33 am 1 comment

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Which Online Banks Did Not Make the Top 10?

Which Online Banks Did Not Make the Top 10?

by February 4, 2015 at 10:48 am 0 comments

What was most interesting at the ranking of Top 10 online banks released yesterday by GOBankingRates.com, a Bankrate.com challenger, were the companies that did not make the list. That list included some of the more well-known e-banks. So which banks were left off? Try Simple, Bluebird, Moven, GoBank, BankMobile, CapitalOne360 and Tangerine. And, fromRead More

Bank Spending Trends Show Why There Is Little Room for Innovation

Bank Spending Trends Show Why There Is Little Room for Innovation

by January 29, 2015 at 10:26 am 1 comment

Are banks cutting or expanding their expense spending? This is an important question because, invariably, innovation spending comes from an expansion of expenses. In other words, fewer expenses might mean less innovation. The answer is  not good for the banking innovation sector. According to an interesting analysis from Sterne Agee, aRead More

Cap One’s Warning: ‘Near-Term’ Digital Investment Is ‘a Negative Trade’

Cap One’s Warning: ‘Near-Term’ Digital Investment Is ‘a Negative Trade’

by January 23, 2015 at 11:10 am 2 comments

No one would accuse Capital One Financial Corp. of skimping on its innovation efforts and budget. Cap One was one of the first banks to start a lab, was essentially founded as a technology-first company, and continues to push the innovation envelope. So when Richard Fairbanks, the chairman, president andRead More

It’s Buy, Not Build, That Drives Capital One Acquisition of Level Money

It’s Buy, Not Build, That Drives Capital One Acquisition of Level Money

by January 12, 2015 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

The old buy-versus-build debate has been settled. At Capital One. Capital One Financial Corp. said today that it had acquired Level Money, a PFm solution targeting millennial users, for an undisclosed price. The acquisition brings a beautiful application into Capital One’s portfolio, which includes the former ING Direct. It alsoRead More