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10 Most Innovative CEOs in Banking, Continued

10 Most Innovative CEOs in Banking, Continued

by November 19, 2013 at 1:57 pm 2 comments

Back 6. John Stumpf, Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo & Co. is a huge bank, and as such it does what other huge banks do. It gets slapped with its share of fines and has a long list of complaints in the CFPB database. But when it comes to products, the stagecoachRead More

MercBank Prepares System Overhaul to Incorporate All Digital Accounts

MercBank Prepares System Overhaul to Incorporate All Digital Accounts

by September 19, 2013 at 10:23 am 0 comments

Mercantile Bank of Michigan, which recently acquired its Michigan neighbor Firstbank, is preparing an overhaul of its consumer-facing digital banking systems to take place on October 23, 2013. At 7 AM on that date, the bank’s mobile, online and bill pay platforms will come together with a single sign-on. “ARead More

Mercantile Bank Gets a Bigger Innovation Platform with Firstbank Merger

Mercantile Bank Gets a Bigger Innovation Platform with Firstbank Merger

by August 15, 2013 at 10:48 am 1 comment

Mercantile Bank, long an unsung leader in banking technology, is about to get a bigger platform for innovation. It was announced today that  Mercantile Bank Corp. and Firstbank Corp. would merge and form the third largest bank in Michigan. The combined bank will use the Mercantile name and will hold assetsRead More

2013 Innovators to Watch: 30 to 35

2013 Innovators to Watch: 30 to 35

by June 13, 2013 at 10:56 am 1 comment

31. John Schulte, CIO, Mercantile Bank of Michigan What, you haven’t heard of MercBank? It was only the first bank to partner with PayPal for P2P payments and Bill.com for billpay. Schulte is a believer that banks must partner with startups to succeed, and further believes that community banks’ freedomRead More

Bank Innovation TV: How Obama’s Re-Election Will Affect Banking

by November 13, 2012 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

In this week’s episode of Bank Innovation TV, we look at how two banks are acquiring customers, how Obama’s re-election and Elizabeth Warren’s election will affect banking, and our conference in March in San Francisco, and our reader’s choice award from The Financial Brand.

Bill.com Enables API Access

Bill.com Enables API Access

by November 7, 2012 at 2:47 pm 0 comments

Bill.com, a web-based provider of  bill payment, invoicing, and cash management tools for businesses, announced the opening of its platform to API access today. Expanded API access is all the rage in fintech lately, with Intuit, Capital One, Lemon, and LevelUp all introducing expanded API applications recently. Bill.com’s API will allowRead More

MercBank Offers Template for Community Banking Aimed at Gen Y

MercBank Offers Template for Community Banking Aimed at Gen Y

by November 6, 2012 at 4:37 pm 1 comment

Are the young people in Gen Y a “hard to get” demographic for banks? Not for the Mercantile Bank of Michigan, says CIO John Schulte. Mercantile Bank is based in Grand Rapids, Mich., and has assets of $1.4 billion. Informally known as MercBank, Mercantile Bank of Michigan offers a unique windowRead More

With Old Spice Influence, Banks Can “Smell” Better to Customers

With Old Spice Influence, Banks Can “Smell” Better to Customers

by July 13, 2012 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Banks can take a cue from the very successful Old Spice marketing campaign, and ahem, loosen up some in their marketing.