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Finance is Boring, Pokemon GO (and Augmented Reality) is Not

Finance is Boring, Pokemon GO (and Augmented Reality) is Not

by July 12, 2016 at 12:24 pm 1 comment

The latest to trend on iTunes and Google Store: Pokemon GO. Pokemon GO, released last week, reportedly has more than 5 million users across the three countries, U.S., New Zealand, and Australia. Pokemon has been around for decades (that’s probably why it’s so popular among adults, too), and the gameRead More

Ikano Bank Makes Saving a Game

Ikano Bank Makes Saving a Game

by July 28, 2014 at 11:51 am 2 comments

Ikano Bank is taking gamification to a new level. The bank, launched by Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad, is trying to encourage savings with a game called Flappy Saver, a Flappy Bird knockoff.

Two Ways to Get Bank Customers to Use Bill Pay

Two Ways to Get Bank Customers to Use Bill Pay

by January 27, 2014 at 9:53 am 0 comments

Paying bills is painful. What can banks do to ease the pain? Only 40% of online banking users use their bank’s bill pay functionality, which is famously one of the “stickiest” features for retaining customers. Fiserv and Allied Payment Network offer two innovative approaches to help users get started paying billsRead More

Game Devices Are Potential Payment Vehicles, Too

Game Devices Are Potential Payment Vehicles, Too

by December 23, 2013 at 11:00 am 0 comments

With the Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox, you need to pay to play. So why are these devices not taken seriously in the payments world? Mobile payments seem to have stalled — just witness the cardcentric future envisioned by presenters at Goldman Sachs & Co.’s financial technology conference this fall.Read More

5 Signs Financial Innovation Is Better in Asia

5 Signs Financial Innovation Is Better in Asia

by November 25, 2013 at 1:52 pm 2 comments

Silicon Valley? Tel Aviv? Maybe London? Try Asia — which is the current hotbed of financial innovation, according to an Efma/Infosys report released Oct. 21. The world’s largest continent offers a combination of a youthful population, deep mobile penetration and a high level of comfort with technology. 95% of theRead More

MoneyDesktop Officially Releases Its MoneyMobile PFM App

MoneyDesktop Officially Releases Its MoneyMobile PFM App

by November 19, 2012 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

MoneyDesktop formally released its mobile app, MoneyMobile, today. The app has already won Best in Show at both Finovate Fall 2012 and BAI Retail Delivery 2012. Because of these awards, the fintech sector has been buzzing — some of it positive; some of it not — about the app andRead More