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  • Erste Bank Banking Innovation Lab Sparkasse Crowdsourcing Gamification

    Erste Bank Taps Crowdsourcing and Gamification with New Banking Innovation Lab

    With its ‘s LAB’ aka ‘Sparkasse Lab’ focused on open innovation, Erste Bank became the latest financial institution to crowdsource the bank of the future with its customers via gamification. On 5th September, Austria’s Erste Bank and Sparkasse introduced its new banking innovation lab tapping crowdsourcing and including some gamification features, with the video attached […] More

  • Barclays Your Bank Ideabank Crowdsourcing Banking Innovation

    Barclays Taps Crowdsourcing with the ‘Your Bank’ Ideabank [Banking Innovation]

    Barclays officially launched its ‘Your Bank’ platform, an ideabank inviting banking customers to help drive innovation at the UK bank. Yesterday, Barclays bank UK kick started its latest nationwide brand campaign by posting on its official YouTube channel a series of videos highlighting its new banking customer crowdsourcing platform, Barclays ‘Your Bank‘.       […] More

  • Crowdsourcing Wells Fargo Bank Invites Facebook Fans Design Banking Stores

    Wells Fargo Invites Facebook Fans To Design its Stores [Banking Crowdsourcing]

    Wells Fargo bank invites its facebook fans -and banking customers- to flag the innovative features they’d like to find in their stores design. Simple banking crowdsourcing in action. As part of our Visible Banking Facebook Watch series, we track 1,200+ facebook pages from financial institutions based in over 80 countries, including Wells Fargo. Last week, my team […] More

  • Insurance Innovation: ‘jFloat’ New UK P2P Insurance Platform Coming Soon

    Insurance Innovation: ‘jFloat’ New UK P2P Insurance Platform Coming Soon

    Social media insurance. After Friendsurance, ‘jFloat’ a new Peer-to-Peer insurance platform will launch soon in the UK. They aim to bring transparency and generate significant cost savings. The model will have its target invite-only launch in July and will close a round of less than £1 million in a few weeks. It aims to side-step the […] More

  • Hackathon eToro Social Investment Network Open Innovation

    Top 5 Lessons From the eToro Hackathon [Open Innovation]

    Social investors. The eToro team shares on Visible Banking the top 5 lessons from their recent 48h hackathon tapping open innovation in the investment industry. In the last 18 months, I’ve followed the many achievements and key milestones of eToro the leading -and unarguably the most innovative- independent online community for investors with over 2.7 million members […] More

  • RBS Banks Open Banking Innovation Ideas Bank Crowdsourcing

    RBS Banks On Open Banking Innovation With Ideas Bank [Crowdsourcing]

    Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) banks on open banking innovation with Ideas Bank. Joining the crowdsourcing trend in banking, RBS launches an online portal where customers post their ideas on how the bank can improve its services. Limited to 260 characters, all postings are validated for abusive language before publication. The RBS Ideas Banks shows […] More

  • US Bank Crowdsources $15,000 Award To High School Programs on Facebook

    US Bank Crowdsources $15,000 Award To High School Programs on Facebook

    US Bank crowdsources $15,000 award to high school programs on Facebook. US Bank announced the launch of an engaging marketing program, Rally4Reward$, to help 6 Nebraska high schools. US Bank (@usbank) is encouraging the community on Nebraska high schools to enter the program and compete for six $2,500 cash awards. When a community participates, a school […] More