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Greek Bank Launches Skype Banking [VIDEO]

Greek Bank Launches Skype Banking [VIDEO]

by June 2, 2016 at 10:06 am 5 comments

Now, even Skype is a banking channel. The Cooperative Bank of Epirus (CBE), based in Ioannina, Greece, has launched video customer service using Skype in April for its online banking customers. Currently in testing with a select group of customers, the service will roll out to all customers “in the near future,” accordingRead More

Commerzbank Amps Up Startup Investment with $8M for Mambu

Commerzbank Amps Up Startup Investment with $8M for Mambu

by January 11, 2016 at 2:03 pm 0 comments

Commerzventures, the investment arm of Commerzbank, one of Germany’s largest banks, is no stranger to fintech startups. Its activity puts most U.S. rivals to shame, and now the Frankfurt-based bank has established its venture funding strategy: invest in late-stage startups, and, if possible, co-lead Series B rounds, like the oneRead More

MBank Takes Aim at the Password

MBank Takes Aim at the Password

by November 4, 2015 at 11:37 am 1 comment

You hear a lot of biometrics and banking, but what have you seen in your life as a bank customer? Passwords, passwords, and more passwords, quite likely. Yesterday, I signed up with Airbnb and noticed the “Login with American Express” option. By coincidence, this happened to be the very dayRead More

The Shot Heard ‘Round the Banking World

The Shot Heard ‘Round the Banking World

by June 29, 2015 at 8:44 am 6 comments

One of the highlights of this year’s Next Bank USA conference  held June 16th in New York was the session titled “The Great Debate: Who will Rule Banking in the Future – Banks or FinTechs?”  Bank Innovation’s Phil Ryan summarized the session well in his recent post here. The panelistsRead More

Will Nonbanks Kill the Banks?

Will Nonbanks Kill the Banks?

by June 18, 2015 at 10:00 am 2 comments

Which will win out in the end, fintech companies or banks? That was the question debated by three financial services professionals and a futurist at Next Bank USA 2015 in New York yesterday. Moven CEO Brett King was joined by digital media executive Robert Tercek to argue the case forRead More

Mobile Payments Service Blik Goes Live in Poland

Mobile Payments Service Blik Goes Live in Poland

by February 9, 2015 at 1:01 pm 1 comment

An initiative from Poland’s six largest banks to enable mobile payments between bank customers went live today, according to a representative of Polish bank mBank. Called Blik, the initiative was announced in 2014. The participating banks are Alior Bank, Bank Millennium, Bank Zachodni WBK, mBank, ING Bank and PKO BankRead More

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

Why the Facebook of Banking Won’t Own a Charter

Why the Facebook of Banking Won’t Own a Charter

by December 24, 2014 at 11:42 am 3 comments

2014 was the biggest year in FinTech by far with billions being invested globally in what is to be expected in a global growth sector. But how much was invested globally in FinTech this year? It depends on how you classify FinTech. StrategyEye estimated that there was $2.8Bn raised in 2014 via venture capitalRead More

Polish Direct Bank mBank Partners with Telco Orange Polska

Polish Direct Bank mBank Partners with Telco Orange Polska

by March 20, 2014 at 11:29 am 2 comments

The innovative Polish direct bank mBank is partnering with Poland’s largest telecommunications company, Orange Polska, for which it will provide white-label banking services. MBank was launched in 2000 and is now the third-largest retail bank in Poland. The company received a 2014 Bank Innovation Award for its superior mobile bankingRead More

Citi, US Bank & mBank Win 2014 Bank Innovation Awards

Citi, US Bank & mBank Win 2014 Bank Innovation Awards

by March 5, 2014 at 6:19 pm 2 comments

SEATTLE — Three companies were awarded 2014 Bank Innovation Awards yesterday here for their noteworthy innovation accomplishments over the last 12 months. The awards, which celebrate innovative successes in the financial services sector, are presented annually at our Bank Innovation conference to financial services companies that went beyond the obviousRead More