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Lenny Includes Personal Finance Services in Lending App

Lenny Includes Personal Finance Services in Lending App

by June 6, 2016 at 10:55 am 2 comments

Two months in, Lenny – millennial-focused mobile lending app – is ready to hit the market with new budgeting and billpay products. Launched mid-March, Lenny’s goal is to help millennials build credit scores while still in school, with loans up to $10,000 and 0% interest (if paid on time). So far,Read More

Musings on Full Stack Financial Services startups

Musings on Full Stack Financial Services startups

by May 5, 2014 at 6:20 am 0 comments

(This post has been long in the making). One of the posts that sparked my interest in the last months is a post by Chris Dixon, Full Stacked Startups. In it, Chris highlights several startups such as Nest, Uber, Tesla,…

Smart Commerce will only succeed with Smart Banking

by February 4, 2014 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Bill Ready had a great post at PandoDaily on the growing importance of smart mobile driven commerce. In my view this is one side of the equation of the future of commerce, the other side being the creation of smart banking services. Using…

World Usability Day 2012 – Financial Services

by November 9, 2012 at 6:02 am 0 comments

I had the opportunity to present in Geneva for World Usability Day. Here is the Prezi of my talk, unfortunately not recorded. This is a summary of some of my previous posts in Usability in online banking and why using Accounting design as the framework for usability is wrong.   World Usability Day: Finance 2.0 […]

World Usability Day 2012 – Financial Services

by November 9, 2012 at 6:02 am 0 comments

I had the opportunity to present in Geneva for World Usability Day. Here is the Prezi of my talk, unfortunately not recorded. This is a summary of some of my previous posts in Usability in online banking and why using Accounting design as the framework for usability is wrong.   World Usability Day: Finance 2.0 […]

Square: from Dongle to Domination

by November 6, 2012 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

I had the opportunity to write an opinion/profile of Square for the SIBOS edition of Informilo: Here is the introduction and link to the full piece: “In 2008, glass blower James McKelvey was unable to complete a $2,ooo sale of his glassware because a customer could only pay by credit card. Frustrated, he discussed this […]

Square: from Dongle to Domination

by November 6, 2012 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

I had the opportunity to write an opinion/profile of Square for the SIBOS edition of Informilo: Here is the introduction and link to the full piece: “In 2008, glass blower James McKelvey was unable to complete a $2,ooo sale of his glassware because a customer could only pay by credit card. Frustrated, he discussed this […]

Will Somebody Please Start a True ‘Social’ Bank?!?

Will Somebody Please Start a True ‘Social’ Bank?!?

by August 16, 2012 at 9:24 am 1 comment

It might not be @The_Social_Bank, but a true social bank should be built — and soon.

300,000 Community Banking Consumers Paid $55 Million in Interest from Kasasa Accounts

by August 8, 2012 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

OVER 300,000 COMMUNITY BANKING CONSUMERS PAID $55 MILLION IN INTEREST FROM KASASA ACCOUNTS New Way Of Banking Locally Taking Nation By Storm AUSTIN — July 31, 2012 — Kasasa® (www.Kasasa.com), a national brand of free checking and savings accounts that pay consumers to bank, reached a milestone this month havingRead More

Underbanked? Not without financial services!

Underbanked? Not without financial services!

by July 17, 2012 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Who are the underbanked in the US? If we refer to Javelin Strategy latest study: “Comprising an estimated 35 million US adults (or 15% of the US population), underbanked are typically young, ethnically diverse, and more likely to use the “computer in their pocket” (i.e. their mobile phones) to conduct their banking.” But does that […]