The Future of ‘Banking as a Service’ The “banking as a service” strategy has quickly moved from a quirky niche play to a “golden opportunity” for a much larger group of players on both sides. There are several reasons for this shift. Read more from The Financial Brand and hear from CBA Connect speaker Eric Sprink, President and CEO at Coastal Community Bank, who is very active in Banking as a Service.
TAG’s Fintech South Returns In-Person in June Fintech South, the southeast’s largest event dedicated to financial innovation, returns in person after two years on the virtual stage. In its fifth year, the event will take place on June 14 and June 15 at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta. Focusing on Revolution, Responsibility and Opportunity, the conference will feature nine 90-minute deep-dive tracks.
Back-Office Innovation - Charles Potts Community bankers are embracing innovation like never before—with impressive results. But with so much emphasis placed on customer-facing products and technologies, innovating back-office operations can fall to the bottom of the priority list.
Operations play a role across multiple facets of community banking, including account onboarding, payments and transactions, fraud analysis, compliance and regulatory guidelines. On a practical level, what steps can community banks take to strengthen their back-office operations?
What Is Web 3.0? (And Why Should Banks Care?) A new version of the web — based on blockchain technology — is being predicted and promoted. Even though the trend has vocal naysayers, elements of Web 3.0 are already in use, including by a new crop of disruptive nonbank competitors.
4 Questions to Ask for Bank-Fintech Partnership Success Traditional bank leaders know that fintechs are quickly encroaching on target audiences and customers. They also know any chance of keeping up with digital competitors will depend on making fast and substantial progress toward digital transformation. Consumer demands for easy, accessible and convenient digital services will only increase.
The Battle for Business Banking Business banking is the next frontier for digitization. While megabanks and fintechs are locked in an arms race to serve businesses, it is the community institutions that have a unique advantage: borrower satisfaction and agility.