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Venmo Beats the Banks To Win Top Spot Among iOS Finance Apps

Venmo Beats the Banks To Win Top Spot Among iOS Finance Apps

by September 1, 2016 at 11:11 am 2 comments

No matter what time of year or how the economy is, mobile app users are concerned with their credit. How else to explain the continuing reign of Credit Karma atop the finance mobile app heap? But the real surprise may be that PayPal’s P2P app Venmo is top dog amongRead More

BankMobile Seeks College Ambassadors to Spread Education and Awareness

BankMobile Seeks College Ambassadors to Spread Education and Awareness

by August 16, 2016 at 4:14 pm 2 comments

“Start ‘em young” is a motto that can be applied to a lot of things in life, but isn’t often used in tandem with providing financial knowledge. Changing this is the goal behind BankMobile’s second annual BankMobilist College Program, for which applications for the 2016-2017 school year are now open. TheRead More

Robos and the DOL Ruling: The Future of Wealth Management

Robos and the DOL Ruling: The Future of Wealth Management

by August 10, 2016 at 3:34 pm 1 comment

Roboadvisors are among the hottest trends in fintech — or invest tech, if you prefer — but a new proposed ruling from the Department of Labor has raised questions, specifically: Are roboadvisors fiduciaries? Robos, which provide personalized advice based on algorithms to clients without any need whatsoever for human interaction, seem toRead More

Where are the Blockchain Killer Apps?

by June 27, 2016 at 5:56 am 0 comments

This post is for people that are creating distributed applications as well as business-oriented folks that want to know more about where…

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Breaking Banks: Innovate Finance Global Summit 2016 [AUDIO]

Breaking Banks: Innovate Finance Global Summit 2016 [AUDIO]

by April 15, 2016 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Today Breaking Banks hails the world from the Innovate Finance Global Summit in London, where Liz Lumley hosts. FinTech is changing the nature of finance and money. Thus it’s no surprise that Innovate Finance, a phenomenon at the very heart of the UK fintech scene, gathered the most exquisite luminaries fromRead More

Ant Financial Raises $3.1 Billion on $50 Billion+ Valuation

Ant Financial Raises $3.1 Billion on $50 Billion+ Valuation

by March 8, 2016 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

The name might indicate something small, but Ant Financial is anything but. The spinoff of Alibaba is valued at over $50 billion and plans to raise a heap more, according to the Wall Street Journal. As China’s highest-valued internet finance company, Ant Financial Services Group will raise 20 billion yuan ($3.1 billion) on aRead More

How To Fix a Bank in 100 Days

by February 8, 2015 at 11:22 am 0 comments

Banks have existed in a world of comfort. The high barriers to market entry like regulation and capital controls mean banks have enjoyed stable profit for decades.  This made competing with banks on their terms very difficult. The problem is there are now players entering the market who play by entirely different rules. The days […]

How To Fix a Bank in 100 Days

by February 8, 2015 at 11:22 am 0 comments

Banks have existed in a world of comfort. The high barriers to market entry like regulation and capital controls mean banks have enjoyed stable profit for decades.  This made competing with banks on their terms very difficult. The problem is there are now players entering the market who play by entirely different rules. The days […]

Clients Do Not Want Help. Until They Do.

Clients Do Not Want Help. Until They Do.

by November 20, 2012 at 7:37 am 0 comments

(This was originally published as a guest post for my friends at the management consulting and strategic communications firm Beyond the Arc: Understanding how customers really want help.) On the same day I published a post on the Clientific blog about …

Updated Lemon Wallet App Most Downloaded App of the Week, Ousting PayPal

Updated Lemon Wallet App Most Downloaded App of the Week, Ousting PayPal

by September 21, 2012 at 2:51 pm 2 comments

The release of Apple’s new iOS6 for the iPhone propelled the Lemon Wallet app to No. 1 among financial services app downloads this week. According to data analyzed by Bank Innovation, Lemon was the most downloaded financial services app this week compared to other financial services apps. Here’s this week’sRead More