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  • Banking Innovation IBM BusinessConnect 2015 Financial Services

    IBM BusinessConnect 2015: Banking on Innovation, FinTech, Blockchain and Watson

    IBM BusinessConnect 2015: experience the latest trends and innovations in digital banking, big data, cognitive computing, blockchain and FinTech; meet Fidor Bank’s Founder, Matthias Kroener, our Watson robot advisor and the IAAF president, Lord Coe. On Thursday 19th November, IBM is hosting an event focused on banking innovation as part of our IBM BusinessConnect 2015 series […] More

  • Start Tel Aviv Competition Start up Saxo Bank

    Saxo Bank Sponsors ‘Start Tel Aviv’ Start-up Competition

    Saxo Bank is sponsoring the Denmark chapter of the international ‘Start Tel Aviv’ startup contest where entrepreneurs will compete in a 5-day startup bootcamp in September 2015. Saxo Bank has been involved in sponsoring a competition to find the next best start-up. ‘Golden Egg‘ is the Danish part of the international competition ‘Start Tel Aviv‘ […] More

  • Societe Generale Hackathon Digital Bank Tomorrow

    Societe Generale’s Hackathon: Build the Digital Bank of Tomorrow

    In partnership with Brainwaves, Societe Generale India will host a 30-hour hackathon inviting local digital talents to build the digital bank of tomorrow: digital workspace, AI and Tech for social good. A couple of days ago, I came across Societe Generale‘s YouTube video entitled ‘A Hackathon by SG GSC‘. The Societe Generale Global Solution Centre […] More

  • CBD Active Saver Mobile App Banking Innovation

    Active Saver App + Fitness Tracker = Healthier, Wealthier Banking Customers

    Commercial Bank of Dubai launched the innovative ‘Active Saver App’ which taps mobile banking and fitness trackers to reward healthy customers with higher interest rates. Last week, I noticed on the Apple app store a new banking app from Commercial Bank of Dubai: the Active Saver App available exclusively for iOS for now (an Android app is coming soon). The idea […] More

  • Royal Bank Scotland FinTech Hackathon Banking Innovation

    RBS Hosts Public FinTech Hackathon with Open Bank Project

    Royal Bank of Scotland will host ‘hack make the bank’, a FinTech Hackathon next month in Edinburgh in partnership with the Open Bank Project team. This morning, I received an email from the Open Bank Project team inviting me to participate to the first public FinTech Hackathon hosted by RBS in Edinburgh on the 9th-11th of […] More

  • Google’s Head of Luxury & Finance talks Digital Transformation, Insurance Innovation

    Insurance innovation.  Swiss Re interviewed Sandra Emme, Google’s Industry Head – Luxury & Finance, on the topic of digital transformation across industries. The Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue recorded a video interview with Sandra Emme (@pauaflaua) at their recent event in Hong Kong on the topic of insurance innovation: ‘Next Generation Insurance Customer – LIFE […] More

  • UBS the Future of Finance Challenge Banking Innovation

    UBS Launches Future of Finance Challenge with Fintech Startups

    UBS launches the Future of Finance Challenge, a global open innovation competition for entrepreneurs, start-ups and companies in growth mode to transform the customer experience. “This global open innovation competition, the UBS Future of Finance Challenge, is for entrepreneurs, start-ups or growing companies that could change the way finance works and how banks meet their […] More

  • Moven Bank Impulse Saving Apple Watch Mobile Banking

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    Moven Demoes its Impulse Saving App on the Apple Watch

    Moven demoed its impulse saving mobile banking app on the Apple Watch and smartphones at the recent Finovate Spring 2015 event in San Jose. With their newly updated mobile banking app, Moven encourages savings and eliminates product silos: Moven introduces a mobile banking application that uses real-time contextual insight to encourage savings, discourage impulse purchases […] More

  • Jim Marous Digital Banking Report Digital Branch

    Jim Marous on the Digital Banking Report [Branch Banking Innovation]

    In my video interview, Jim Marous from The Financial Brand, talks us through the Digital Banking Report edition on ‘Bricks and Clicks’.  EFMA Distribution Summit 2015. In March 2015, I was delighted to deliver my 10th speaking engagement for the European Financial Marketing Association (EFMA) as part of the Digital Banking and Social Media stream […] More

  • CommBank Banking Innovation Strategy Innovation Lab

    CommBank’s Banking Innovation Lab Taps Crowdsourcing [VIDEO]

    CommBank’s Innovation Manager talks us through the CommBank Innovation Lab which fosters crowdsourcing with both banking customers and employees. I invite you to watch this video recently published by CommBank on their YouTube channel: ‘Our approach to innovation‘ with Tarra van Amerongen – Innovation Manager where Tarra explains how CBA successfully drives crowdsourcing via their Banking Innovation […] More