The next-gen CEO, JPM jumps the snark, TD's cloud jump: Top stories of the week


Exploring the rise of the next-gen bank CEO; backlash over JPMorgan's snarky tweet; TD Bank's calculated shift to the cloud; and more from this week's most-read stories.


T-Mobile, BankMobile roll out their banking app nationwide


The move is an extension of a pilot project begun in the fall. T-Mobile says it sought to give customers a better deal on digital banking and stand out from its rivals.


'Get your facts right': Crypto firm disputes New York license denial


Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex is protesting New York's decision this week to deny it a virtual license exchange, claiming that its rationale contains factual errors and its personnel were not well versed in blockchain.


Real-time data was Kabbage's secret sauce, its first investor says


The online lender's recent completion of a $700 million securitization provided Jonathan Ebinger at BlueRun Ventures an opportunity to reflect on what he has learned about the power of alternative data.


USB's mobile app, BofA and Wells cool on blockchain, GSEs too big: Top stories of the week


Under the hood of U.S. Bank's new mobile app; BofA, Wells Fargo sour on blockchain; are Fannie and Freddie too big?; and more from this week's most-read stories.


The story behind Varo Money’s bank charter push


Varo Money might become the first challenger bank to get a national bank charter. CEO and co-founder Colin Walsh explains why he wants Varo to become a bank.


Amazon, Google forays into banking seen as threat by RBC's CEO


Royal Bank of Canada's Dave McKay told investors on Tuesday that he's increasingly worried about the so-called FANG companies — Facebook, Amazon.com, Netflix and Google parent Alphabet — getting into banking.


Do paycheck advance apps improve financial health?


Apps that let people access their pay on demand have become wildly popular. Do they solve a problem, or are they Band-Aids?


Dimon's Square envy, simplified bank switch, still more BB&T-SunTrust: Top stories of the week


JPMorgan's Dimon: Square innovated where we should have; this company simplifies bank switching (and banks pay for it); BB&T-SunTrust deal has Atlanta banks licking their chops; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Ex-SoFi CEO's new blockchain startup is getting into banking


Mike Cagney, the former embattled chief executive of Social Finance, has a new startup that plans to announce a $65 million funding round on Wednesday, bolstering the lending company's expansion into other financial services, including wealth management.