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    BAI Nov 19, 2019

    Top 2019 podcasts: The inside story of America's first mobile-only bank

    Mobile-centric banking has arrived, with Varo Money delighting customers to the tune of 13,000-plus five star reviews on the App Store and Google Play. Colin Walsh, Varo's CEO and co-founder, describes the journey from blueprint to charter on one of BAI Banking Strategies' top podcast episodes of the year.

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  • Reaching for your (mobile) wallet

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    Karen Epper Hoffman Aug 23, 2016

    Mobile wallet technology is suddenly gaining traction among banks and consumers, with a big boost from key technology players.

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  • Banking on the future with prepaid mobile apps

    Youri Bebic Aug 19, 2016

    Smartphones and tablets are changing the financial services landscape. Several prepaid debit card companies and a handful of financial institutions have seen this change coming and responded with innovative offerings that transform prepaid debit cards into mobile bank accounts.

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  • Digital takes innovation to the next level

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    Debbie Bianucci Jul 25, 2016

    Digital technology has propelled innovative financial institutions to the next level of improving the customer experience, say judges in the 2016 BAI Global Banking Innovation Awards program.

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  • ValueWeb and the new age of finance

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    Chris Skinner Jun 10, 2016

    A new age of finance, the ValueWeb, will diminish the role of traditional banks unless those institutions rise to the challenges of a digitally networked economy.

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  • A closer look at alternative lenders

    Charles Wendel
    Charles Wendel Jun 3, 2016

    While bankers often criticize alternative lenders for unfair pricing, bottom fishing and irrelevance to the overall loan market, the smart ones should take a closer look.

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  • Five strategies for competing with FinTechs

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    Antoine Hemon-Laurens May 9, 2016

    To compete effectively with FinTech startups, banks need to leverage their historical strengths with customers, form dedicated innovation teams and let mobile lead the way.

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  • Three technology innovations to change banking

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    Sergio Chalbaud Apr 26, 2016

    Financial technology innovations likely to transform banking include biometrics, artificial intelligence and wearables.

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