How to handle questions about cryptocurrency from your customers

If you talk to your customers for any length of time, the topic of cryptocurrency invariably comes up. You even know how this scene goes because it probably played out more than once in your office, or that of a colleague, just last week. Your client perches in a chair, idly fingering your latest brochures that promote Read More

By |2020-05-27T17:58:40-05:00February 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on How to handle questions about cryptocurrency from your customers

Podcast: The fine points and phenomenal power of fintech

Whatever fintech meant just a generation ago, or even a few years ago, its breadth and scope have widened to a point where it embraces a stunning range of applications. Scott Robinson, the founder and VP of San Francisco-based Plug and Play Fintech, takes us through the innovation landscape to highlight the very best of fintech prior Read More

By |2020-05-27T17:59:40-05:00August 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Podcast: The fine points and phenomenal power of fintech

Podcast: Behind the blockchain explosion

On this episode of the BAI Banking Strategies podcast, we talk with Steve Ehrlich, lead analyst for emerging technologies at Spitzberg Partners LLC in New York.  Ehrlich discusses the burgeoning world of blockchain, tracing the digital ledger from its bitcoin-related origins to its present promise to revolutionize the financial services industry. Listen to the podcast on Soundcloud.  Lou Read More

By |2020-05-27T17:59:48-05:00March 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Podcast: Behind the blockchain explosion

Bit by bitcoin: Should community banks and credit unions worry about Blockchain?

There is more hype, discussion and disagreement about Blockchain than any other technology impacting financial services today. There has been a lot written about Blockchain (or more generally Digital Ledger Technology). There are some good tutorials on what it is. The news media seem to always have some new application that is in pilot. All the large Read More

By |2020-05-27T17:59:50-05:00January 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Bit by bitcoin: Should community banks and credit unions worry about Blockchain?