Post Tagged with: "Citigroup"

Citi Launches a New Campaign Aimed at Erasing Money Taboos

Citi Launches a New Campaign Aimed at Erasing Money Taboos

by November 28, 2016 at 10:16 am 0 comments

Would you rather teach golf to a two-year old, or talk about your income with a co-worker? That’s just one of the questions Citi is asking consumers with its new advertising campaign aimed at erasing some of the awkwardness involved when talking about money. The company’s traditional ads (which featureRead More

Top 20 Bank Video Ads of 2016 — Page 4

Top 20 Bank Video Ads of 2016 — Page 4

by November 1, 2016 at 10:22 am 0 comments

5. While not an ad in the pure sense of the word, this video from Silicon Valley Bank reminds its viewers to follow theirdreams–even if, especially if you happen to be a woman in tech. Good for you, Frida Polli. 4. This spot from Discover reminds us that while weRead More

ClearXchange Runs the Table by Signing Citigroup

ClearXchange Runs the Table by Signing Citigroup

by September 30, 2016 at 11:01 am 0 comments

ClearXchange has racked up an impressive series of wins in recent months, bringing several major banks live on its realtime payments network. But this week it may have scored its biggest win of all — signing longtime holdout Citigroup. ClearXchange’s client roster already includes the nation’s largest banks: JPMorgan Chase,Read More

Hot Hashtag: Let’s Talk About #Funding

Hot Hashtag: Let’s Talk About #Funding

by September 28, 2016 at 10:45 am 0 comments

There’s been a lot of chatter in the finech space about #funding lately—it’s an important area for all businesses, no doubt, with the hashtag reaching over 3.3 million users on Twitter, according to data from Hashtracking, but the stakes are particularly fierce in fintech, where so many fledgling startups areRead More

Credit Karma Hits 60 Million Users, Will Add Mortgages

Credit Karma Hits 60 Million Users, Will Add Mortgages

by September 9, 2016 at 9:37 am 1 comment

Credit Karma now has 60 million users. Yes, that zero is supposed to be there. And the company, which gives out free credit scores and generates revenue from selling lending leads, is adding 1 million to 2 million users — which the company calls “members” — per month, a Credit Karma official told anRead More

Gavin Michael Leaves Chase to Head Up Consumer Tech at Citi

Gavin Michael Leaves Chase to Head Up Consumer Tech at Citi

by August 16, 2016 at 10:48 am 0 comments

There was a shakeup in the highest echelons of fintech today as Citigroup announced Gavin Michael, head of digital at JPMorgan Chase, will join Citi as head of technology for global consumer banking. This role encompasses the digitization efforts of Citi’s consumer businesses, the bank said today. That includes cards, retail banking andRead More

Citi Fintech Loses CEO Before It Launches a Single Product

Citi Fintech Loses CEO Before It Launches a Single Product

by August 12, 2016 at 3:33 pm 3 comments

Citi Fintech launched in the fall of 2015 to build the bank of the future, but it has yet to release a product. Now Citigroup‘s innovation unit has lost its CEO. USAA announced today that Citi Fintech CEO Heather Cox was joining the bank as chief technology and digital officer, a newRead More

Citi Appears to Be Pursuing Deal with Square Cash

Citi Appears to Be Pursuing Deal with Square Cash

by June 29, 2016 at 10:51 am 6 comments

Is Citigroup going to partner with Square to offer the startup’s peer-to-peer payments service to Citi customers? That’s the implication from a recently published article in Fortune. Square Cash was launched by Square in 2013 for P2P payments. The service is available in the U.S., and for both personal orRead More

Banks Should Look Within for Fintech Entrepreneurs

Banks Should Look Within for Fintech Entrepreneurs

by June 20, 2016 at 12:52 pm 2 comments

Banks spend a great deal of time, money, and energy building technology to compete with fintech companies, but the CEO of innovation software maker Spigit has a message: Don’t bother. Why is that? “You’re too late,” Spigit CEO Scott Raskin told Bank Innovation, referring to the banks.”By the time these companies reachRead More

Citi Shows Off the Eye-Popping Power of Virtual Reality for Trading [VIDEO]

Citi Shows Off the Eye-Popping Power of Virtual Reality for Trading [VIDEO]

by June 17, 2016 at 10:56 am 3 comments

We’ll say this: virtual reality trading looks cool. Citigroup released a video earlier this week that shows the potential (tremendous) power of virtual reality to present data for trading. The example used is a trader at a workstation with a massive monitor — the technology could equally be used with mobile devices —Read More