Apps

Facebook, fintech velocity, race for deposits: Digital Banking's big ideas

06/23/19

Facebook's plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency dominated much of the discussion at American Banker's Digital Banking conference last week, but attendees also debated what big tech company might strike next and what future digital innovations are in store.

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Chime reports big user growth, but rival Varo questions numbers

06/13/19

The CEO of the digital-only bank Chime says it has quadrupled its membership in a year. So why doesn't his counterpart at Varo believe him?

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Why U.S. consumers are less willing to embrace fintechs

06/12/19

In a study of 27 global markets, the U.S. ranked near the bottom for consumer use of fintech, raising questions about why Americans appear reluctant to dive in.

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Digital Banker of the Year: U.S. Bank's Ankit Bhatt

06/02/19

The increased mobile engagement at U.S. Bank goes back to Ankit Bhatt letting customers tell him — and, many times, show him — what needs to improve.

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BofA’s ROI on AI: 7 million Erica users, and counting

05/29/19

A year after it debuted, Bank of America's virtual assistant now counts some 150,000 users per week. It's one of the only large institutions pushing such technology.

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Can this app help small banks attract millennial savers?

05/09/19

Plinqit, led by a former banker, was developed specifically for community banks as a way to appeal to young customers.

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JPMorgan's clampdown on data puts Silicon Valley apps on alert

03/26/19

Long-simmering tensions between the financial industry and Silicon Valley startups are erupting behind-the-scenes into a battle over the reams of valuable data held inside Americans' bank accounts.

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Banks try new tools to learn what doesn't click in digital

02/20/19

Page views and sales results don't explain which customers do what, and why they do things (or don't do them), in online and mobile banking.

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Small-business fintech Nav raises $45 million

02/12/19

The Salt Lake City company, which connects small-business owners with lenders like JPMorgan and BofA, plans to use the funds to expand its partnerships and customer base.

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Ripple's bank creep, LendUp's new CEO, regulatory competition: Top stories of the week

01/11/19

One bank's push to use Ripple's XRP in cross-border payments; LendUp spins off credit card business, names new CEO; a worrisome resurgence of rivalry among the banking agencies; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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