Why can’t banks generate the kind of media buzz of an Apple?
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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
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
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
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
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:
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 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 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 […]
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
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 […]