Post Tagged with: "Mobile Apps"

Why Can’t Banks Play Today’s Buzz-y PR Game?

Why Can’t Banks Play Today’s Buzz-y PR Game?

by July 11, 2014 at 11:36 am 1 comment


Why can’t banks generate the kind of media buzz of an Apple?

New Bill-Pay Apps Take Aim at Ongoing Pain Point

New Bill-Pay Apps Take Aim at Ongoing Pain Point

by May 21, 2014 at 3:56 pm 0 comments


No one likes paying bills, but we all have to do it. Managing bills is a tedious and frustrating task for most — and several new ventures are taking renewed aim at this pain point. Google Now Google Now is a predictive personal assistant that tries to figure out whatRead More

Starbucks Considers Whitelabeling Its Mobile App

Starbucks Considers Whitelabeling Its Mobile App

by April 25, 2014 at 10:10 am 0 comments


The “Starbucks experience” could be for sale soon. The Starbucks mobile app is the envy of the retail world.It processes 14% of the company’s transactions, 75% more than a year ago. With 10 million active mobile app users — twice the number of users from a year ago — andRead More

Which Companies Are Dominating Payments? Just Ask the Candy Crush Folks

Which Companies Are Dominating Payments? Just Ask the Candy Crush Folks

by February 18, 2014 at 11:40 am 0 comments


Don’t ask the folks who built the game Candy Crush Sage into a multi-billion-dollar company whether Apple is a payments company. They know the answer is already yes. Today, King Digital Entertainment PLC, the company behind Candy Crush Saga and Pet Rescue Saga, among other games, filed for an initialRead More

VIDEO: Arvest Bank Uses a Branch to Prove Branches Don’t Matter

by February 13, 2014 at 7:22 am 3 comments


Can we stick a fork in branch banking if a bank proves its branches are worthless? That’s essentially what Arvest Bank, in Bentonville, Ark., has done with its new ad promoting its recently unveiled mobile app. What is striking about the video below is that the customers interviewed at theRead More

Video: Arvest Bank Mobile App

by February 10, 2014 at 4:00 am 0 comments


Video
As reported in last week’s MobileFI blog post, Arvest Bank recently expanded its mobile banking offerings to include mobile banking alerts and an application for iPad. The iPad app supplements Arvest Bank’s existing iPhone and Android apps. In this video, Arvest Bank customers tell what they like about the Arvest Bank mobile app:

Drink From the Waterfall of Mobile Data

Drink From the Waterfall of Mobile Data

by February 6, 2014 at 10:43 am 1 comment


There is a wider range of mobile data for banking apps to leverage than previously contemplated. Some of the mobile-focused application builders see a wide array of mobile data streams available to banking apps — and that means, fintech providers are largely limited by their imaginations, rather than technical impediments.Read More

CIT Bank Launches Mobile App — and No One Notices

CIT Bank Launches Mobile App — and No One Notices

by February 5, 2014 at 10:14 am 1 comment


CIT Group launched its first mobile banking app last quarter. Yeah, no one else noticed either. CIT Bank, the financial conglomerate’s $16.1 billion online bank, was launched in 2011 to diversify its parent’s funding. Indeed, CIT nearly went bankrupt during the credit crisis when the capital markets all but silenced,Read More

Arvest Bank Launches Mobile Banking Alerts, iPad App

Arvest Bank Launches Mobile Banking Alerts, iPad App

by February 3, 2014 at 11:47 am 0 comments


News
Arvest Bank recently announced that the bank has expanded its mobile banking offerings to include mobile banking alerts and an application for iPad. The iPad app supplements Arvest Bank’s existing iPhone and Android apps. As noted in the Arvest blog, all Arvest apps enjoy full Mobile Banking functionality with features like ability to view account […]

Tell Me What I Don’t Know: Next Gen Mobile Banking

Tell Me What I Don’t Know: Next Gen Mobile Banking

by January 30, 2014 at 1:02 pm 1 comment


What do Peek, Loungebuddy and Bandsintown have in common, and, to amplify the riddle, what do they have to do with banking? All three iOS apps do something that the vast majority of banking mobile applications don’t: leverage other data streams on the mobile device. They also – and hereRead More

Forget Mobile-First, The Future Is Human-First

Forget Mobile-First, The Future Is Human-First

by January 27, 2014 at 4:00 am 0 comments


Opinion
Adam Levene, SVP of Strategy at Monitise Create, contributed an article in Mobile Marketing Magazine last week focusing on the importance of “human first’ when embarking on a mobile strategy, and how Monitise Create puts this into practice. Below is an excerpt: The human-first mantra Our successes at Monitise Create have come by applying, almost […]