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Banc of California Win Is Largest for nCino Since Upgrade

Banc of California Win Is Largest for nCino Since Upgrade

by July 22, 2014 at 9:37 am 1 comment

Banc of California, a $4 billion bank based in Irvine, Calif., is the largest win for nCino Inc. since the banking technology company released its latest version of its Bank Operating System in May.

Where’s the Metric for Rating Banks?

Where’s the Metric for Rating Banks?

by July 21, 2014 at 10:37 am 1 comment

What does a young person do today when he wants to choose a bank? He might check out what interest rates are offered on savings accounts or loans, or he might just want to know who has the coolest mobile app. We know one thing he won’t do — walk into the nearest branch to ask if the bank might be right for him.

It’s Not Just FinTech

It’s Not Just FinTech

by July 17, 2014 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Who needs fintech when you can have … (As seen on the wall of the recent Startupbootcamp hackathon in Utrecht, Netherlands, earlier this month.)

At PayPal, the Story Starts to Center on Braintree

At PayPal, the Story Starts to Center on Braintree

by July 17, 2014 at 10:06 am 0 comments

PayPal continues to boost parent company eBay. The San Jose, Calif.-based auction giant had a “challenging quarter,” due to the much-publicized security breaches earlier this year, but still beat earnings estimates, the company reported last night.

Wells Fargo Scores ~100k Audience for New Small Biz Site

Wells Fargo Scores ~100k Audience for New Small Biz Site

by July 14, 2014 at 10:13 am 3 comments

Wells Fargo & Co., which tends to launch standalone marketing sites more than the average bank, appears to have scored with its new Wells Fargo Works for Small Business website, launched last quarter.

USAA App Update Adds Emergency Alerts & Loan Refinancing

USAA App Update Adds Emergency Alerts & Loan Refinancing

by July 10, 2014 at 11:56 am 2 comments

USAA mobile app adds emergency alerts and auto loan refinancing to an already packed mobile application.

30 Innovators to Watch: Key Executives Shaping the Industry in 2014

30 Innovators to Watch: Key Executives Shaping the Industry in 2014

by July 9, 2014 at 11:20 am 2 comments

Sometimes innovation comes down to just getting it done, to paraphrase Sam Maule (#15 on this list.) The key to innovation lies not in technology or in processes, but in people moving the industry. In this, Bank Innovation‘s second annual “Innovators to Watch” list, we took a look at someRead More

VIDEO: Payment Processor Paygel Wins First Dutch Hackathon

VIDEO: Payment Processor Paygel Wins First Dutch Hackathon

by July 8, 2014 at 11:25 am 1 comment

The payments startup Paygel has won the first Dutch FinTech hackathon, it was announced yesterday. The hackathon, hosted by the Dutch bank Rabobank as well as the startup accelerator UtrechtInc, invited 15 teams to “develop a technical solution for next generation financing” in just 48 hours. After what we presumeRead More

2014 Innovators to Watch: The Alphabetical List

by July 1, 2014 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

Here is our list of innovators for 2014. Jeremy Allaire Niti Badarinath Robert Bell Brent Blum Eve Callahan Michael Dooijes Anthony Gallippi Will Graylin Matt Harris Miranda Hill Shamir Karkal Chris Larsen Bradley Leimer Dan Makoski David Marcus Sam Maule Dave McClure Scott McCormack Jim McKelvey Dorian Nakamoto Tom NoyesRead More

2014 Innovators to Watch: 23 to 30

2014 Innovators to Watch: 23 to 30

by July 1, 2014 at 11:20 am 0 comments

23. Tom Noyes, advisor/investor/entrepreneurLooking for a clear view cutting through the fog of rumors about Apple and payments? Try Tom Noyes. He has a strong track record of making the right call on NFC, HCE, and authentication. Noyes is a self-professed “payments geek” and his Finventures blog is the first stop ofRead More

2014 Innovators to Watch: 16 to 22

2014 Innovators to Watch: 16 to 22

by July 1, 2014 at 11:20 am 1 comment

16. Shamir Karkal, cofounder and CFO of Simple Simple is — or was — one of fintech’s prized startups. A branchless bank, Simple has managed to attract users and get them spending, reporting 13 debit transactions per minute back in 2013. Simple’s rise in popularity has been largely through wordRead More