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Why is Bank of the West Hosting a Hackathon? To ‘Learn, Learn, Learn’

Why is Bank of the West Hosting a Hackathon? To ‘Learn, Learn, Learn’

by May 13, 2016 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

Fear of fintech disruption is still common in banking, but for Bank of the West, “fintech” means opportunity. The San Francisco-based bank is working on deepening its links with Silicon Valley neighbors, and has a hackathon planned for June 17-19 in concert with parent BNP Paribas. “Fintech is already a partnerRead More

Citi Goes All In on Bitcoin

Citi Goes All In on Bitcoin

by March 31, 2015 at 10:54 am 6 comments

When Citi Ventures launched its accelerator with Plug and Play, the San Francisco build-an-accelerator outfit, last December, the Citigroup investment arm said it was doing so “to [accelerate] emerging technologies that have the potential to transform financial services experiences for Citi’s customers.” Those “emerging technologies,” however, appear to be skewingRead More