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  • PSBank Crowdsourcing Credit Cards Design

    PSBank Taps Crowdsourcing For Credit Card Design Contest With Financial Reward

    In his fifth guest article on Visible Banking, Daniel Gusev – (newly former) Head of Innovation at PSBank – talks us through the Russian bank’s launch of the self-proclaimed ‘word’s first crowdsourcing card store’. On 4th February 2012, we turned 5 on that date, I announced the launch of the ‘Visible Banking Stars‘ programme as well […] More

  • RGA Reinsurance Company Announces Market Innovation Challenge

    RGA Insurance Taps Crowdsourcing With Innovation Challenge For Young Americans

    RGA Reinsurance, a subsidiary of Reinsurance Group of America, recently launched RGA Market Innovation Challenge which aims to generate new ideas on how to promote individual protection insurance products to Americans. The competition is set to crowdsource an idea on how to promote insurance to young Americans. The competition is open to all U.S. citizens […] More

  • Noor Islamic Bank invites the world to shape the future of banking

    Noor Islamic Bank Crowdsources The Future Of Banking For $20,000 and 4 iPads

    Noor Islamic Bank became the latest bank to launch a ‘Bank of the Future’ contest based on crowdsourcing. Known as the ‘Shape Your Bank’ initiative, the bank is offering $20,000 for different ideas to improve the whole banking experience and products. Noor Islamic Bank is crowdsourcing ideas for banking innovations on the future of banking. The […] More

  • Top 30 Crowdfunding Twitter Accounts To Follow Curation

    Top 30 #Crowdfunding Twitter Accounts To Follow [Curation]

    My team found over 1,000 twitter accounts focused on #crowdfunding all over the world.  We put together a list of the Top 30 most followed accounts to follow. On Visible Banking, we curate the best news and opinions on social media and digital innovation in the worldwide financial services industry (banking, insurance, cards & payments, […] More

  • Barclaycard’s Credit Card Tapping Crowdsourcing & Gamification is Available Now

    A couple of days ago, I received an email from Barclaycard US announcing that US residents could now apply for their new social credit card tapping crowdsourcing ‘Ring’, in partnership with MasterCard. Last month, Barclaycard US announced the imminent launch of allegedly one of the most innovative credit cards ever launched ‘Barclaycard Ring‘ which aims […] More

  • Introducing the ‘Voice of the Customer’ Series on Visible Banking

    I am delighted to officially launch the ‘Voice of the Customer’ (VOC) series on Visible Banking where real people, regular customers, will share their thoughts and expectations on high profile social media activities from banks and insurers all over the world. No social media gurus allowed here! I’ve been covering and championing the topics of social media and digital engagement […] More

  • Sociéte Générale Invite ses Clients à Beta Tester son Service PFM

    Le 15 mars, la Société Générale a annoncé le lancement imminent de leur outils de gestion de budget intégré à la banque en ligne et ainsi bientôt disponible aux trois millions d’utilisateurs. La banque a invité ses clients à beta tester son service et partager leurs feedback et leurs suggestions. Ce communiqué de presse insiste […] More

  • PayPal Launches ‘Exclusive’, But not so Rewarding, Merchant Panel 1.0

    Last week, I received an ‘exclusive’ invitation to join PayPal’s new Merchant Panel.  So in a world of crowdsourcing and innovation platforms, how inviting and engaging is this new initiative?  How appealing is the reward? Just like Apple, PayPal isn’t exactly well-known for its brilliant social media strategy.  They are both brilliantly successful brands which haven’t started […] More