Post Tagged with: "HSBC"

Top 20 Bank Video Ads of 2015 – Page 2

by December 14, 2015 at 6:06 am 3 comments

15. Bank of Ireland brings up the old roommates versus girlfriend trope. It works out for the bank though, and its impressive mobile mortgage functionality. 14. Check out this completely bizarre Citigroup video about a wrecking ball/pinata party. You sort of get what it’s about if you make it to the end.Read More

Two Highly Divergent Views on Bitcoin Surface

Two Highly Divergent Views on Bitcoin Surface

by December 3, 2014 at 11:45 am 2 comments

It is as if the fintech world views bitcoins in either black or white — nothing close to grey. On Monday, those two perspectives were in contrasting view. On the one hand, VentureBeat published a laudatory opinion piece on bitcoins, claiming that “bitcoin is going to be one of the mostRead More

Banks Playing Larger Role in 2014 FinTech Funding

Banks Playing Larger Role in 2014 FinTech Funding

by July 23, 2014 at 4:46 pm 3 comments

Bank-led venture capital groups are getting more interested in fintech startups — and that’s only a good thing.

The 5 Big Banks That Consumers Bitch About Most

The 5 Big Banks That Consumers Bitch About Most

by May 2, 2014 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

Satisfaction with retail banks is at an all-time high, according to J.D. Power & Associates. But still — we all love complaining. (Admit it.) So which large bank gets the most complaints in the nation? The “winner” is TD Bank, which had the greatest number of complaints to million accountsRead More

Why Newly Launched Paym Might Be On to Something

Why Newly Launched Paym Might Be On to Something

by April 29, 2014 at 11:33 am 0 comments

Getting that girl’s number in a bar has a whole new meaning today. Paym, a person-to-person payments system that allows for the transferring of funds via mobile phone number, was launched today in the United Kingdom by a number of banks. Customers of these banks will be able to quicklyRead More

HSBC Amends Policies in Wake of Criticism

HSBC Amends Policies in Wake of Criticism

by December 5, 2013 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

When Brett King speaks, HSBC listens. Eventually. Author and CEO of bank startup Moven Brett King was surprised to find that his HSBC business account had been closed without warning on the Friday following Thanksgiving. He took to the phone, then to Twitter, where the incident caught the attention of industry watchers.Read More

Revoke HSBC’s Banking Charter

Revoke HSBC’s Banking Charter

by December 2, 2013 at 10:16 am 15 comments

HSBC deserves to have its banking charter revoked, plain and simple. While America was in a turkey stuffing-induced slumber, HSBC proved through its treatment of Brett King, arguably one of the world’s most forceful proponents for banking innovation, that it does not understand what it means to behave in aRead More

My Social Media Brawl with HSBC

by December 1, 2013 at 9:03 pm 1 comment

If any of you watch my Twitter feeds, Facebook or Google+ posts or those of the financial services crowd at large, it is highly likely that you will have seen a post I authored on Huffington Post on Friday. The post details my experience with HSBC Business Banking after they closedRead More

HSBC Launches Two Mobile Apps in the UK

HSBC Launches Two Mobile Apps in the UK

by September 19, 2013 at 10:22 am 0 comments

HSBC released updates to a pair of its mobile apps in the UK earlier this week. Functionality is split between the two: One app carries the traditional transactional capabilities such as bill pay and transfers between accounts, while the other, the so-called Fast Balance app, allows for viewing of theRead More

Union Bank, Wells Fargo Record Big Gains in Deposit Dollars

Union Bank, Wells Fargo Record Big Gains in Deposit Dollars

by June 10, 2013 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

Union Bank won the deposit race in the first quarter. The San Francisco bank increased its federally insured deposit dollars in the first quarter of 2013 more than any of the nation’s 20 biggest banks by assets. Union’s deposits grew  8.2%, or $2.3 billion, over last quarter, according to FDIC dataRead More