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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

Sneak Peek: Capital One’s New Apple Pay TV Spot

Sneak Peek: Capital One’s New Apple Pay TV Spot

by December 30, 2014 at 3:23 pm 0 comments

Capital One’s got skin in the Apple Pay game — pigskin, that is. We related, back on Dec. 18, that the nation’s three largest banks had released Apple Pay TV spots. Tomorrow, on New Year’s Eve, they will be joined by Capital One. The spot, a fairly tame one by CapitalRead More

Apple Pay Ads Start Proliferating [VIDEO]

Apple Pay Ads Start Proliferating [VIDEO]

by December 18, 2014 at 10:54 am 2 comments

And then there were three. Bank of America has joined JPMorgan and Wells Fargo & Co. in releasing an Apple Pay ad. Some industry experts have described the discounted rate banks gave to Apple as a marketing expense, and many banks have indeed touted their Apple Pay connection. But soRead More

The Underappreciated Banking Conversation

The Underappreciated Banking Conversation

by November 7, 2014 at 10:01 am 0 comments

Is every banking conference truly blah, blah, blah boring?

VIDEO: Capital One Shows Samuel L. Jackson’s Bloopers

by October 24, 2014 at 11:56 am 0 comments

In yet another sign Capital One is lightening up its marketing campaign featuring actor Samuel L. Jackson, the bank released a blooper reel of the current set of ads this week. Last year, the group One Million Moms organized a campaign to protest Jackson’s use of the word “damn” in an ad. Some people have too much free time. Capital One edited the ad, but maintained the ads were meant to communicate with customers in a “direct and humorous” way.

Capital One’s Fairbank Gets Passionate About Digital

Capital One’s Fairbank Gets Passionate About Digital

by October 17, 2014 at 10:17 am 0 comments

Capital One founder and CEO RIchard Fairbank got passionate about digital in the bank’s earnings call yesterday

In This Fall’s Marketing, Capital One Says, ‘No Drama’

In This Fall’s Marketing, Capital One Says, ‘No Drama’

by September 26, 2014 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Capital One’s spate of ads for the Fall featuring Samuel L. Jackson feature a laid back attitude and quieter tone than the brand has used in some time — see: Baldwin, Alec; Vikings — and particularly compared to last fall’s ads. About a year ago, Capital One was in hot water, well,Read More

Capital One Poaches Google Designer

Capital One Poaches Google Designer

by July 7, 2014 at 11:07 am 1 comment

At Bank Innovation 2014 in Seattle this past March, Accenture’s head of wearable technology, Brent Blum, asked the audience, “Why don’t more banks partner with design firms?” Why not indeed?