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  • IND Group: Bringing Gamification into the Online Bank [INTERVIEW]

    The IND Group recently launched a new solution offering gamification within the online bank to impact customer’s behavior, drive retention and increase share of wallet. Last week, I covered Finovate Europe 2012 live on the Visible Banking blog.  At the end of another long day packed with innovative digital services and platforms, I managed to record a short […] More

  • Finovate Europe 2012 (Photos, Videos, Crowdsourced Blog Coverage)

    Today, I am participating to my 5th Finovate event and the second in London.  It is always a great feeling: catching up with friends from the industry and discovering some of the most exciting online finance startups in areas such as: online banking, mobile, PFM, online communities, crowdsourcing, digital security, not only in B2C, but also in […] More

  • Le Credit Agricole Championne l’Ouverture Bancaire avec son SDK [INTERVIEW]

    Cette fois-ci, l’innovation vient directement de la Fédération Nationale du Crédit Agricole (FNCA). Et ici, il n’est pas question d’innovation incrémentale, mais bien d’innovation de rupture.  Le Crédit Agricole a pris la decision strategique (un exploit en soit) de s’ouvrir au monde des developpeurs et de leur fournir un API et un SDK leur permettant […] More

  • Etes-Vous Pret a ‘Lever le Secret Bancaire au Profit de Fortuneo’? [BUDGET]

    Avec son service en ligne de budget gratuit, Fortuneo (membre du groupe Crédit Mutuel) devient aujourd’hui la deuxième institution bancaire française à proposer un service de gestion de budget / PFM à ses clients, et la 1ère à proposer ce service à tous les francais (clients ou non). Le theme de la gestion de budget, Personal Finance […] More

  • Interview NyKredit @ EFMA – Crowdsourcing, PFM, Mobile

    This is one of the four videos I shot at the excellent Online Banking: the e-volution event by EFMA (Paris, 12-13 May 2011). It is my second video interview with Thomas Kragh, SVP Digital Channels at NyKredit. I invite you to watch our first interview about WebDesk and social media strategy we shot in November 2008 at the EFMA Online Financial Services event in Athens. […] More

  • Happy Birthday to Aaron Patzer, Founder & CEO at!

    Happy Birthday Aaron! I love this picture of you Aaron. Thanks again for flagging it on your facebook page yesterday:“Don’t quite know how the media found this picture of me for my Business Network interview…” Perfect timing for my birthday post. 😉 Not only Aaron looks strong (cf the picture) and wears green most of […] More

  • VB Interview #9 – Peter Hazlehurst, SVP Product Management at Yodlee (Finovate 07)

    I must admit that the first time I had ever heard of Yodlee, aka “the Account Aggregation company”, was on Jim’s NetBanker. Mainly because they haven’t been targeting Europe so far. They are making good progress internationally though, in countries like India. As far as I am concerned, Yodlee’s presentation given by Peter HazleHurst, SVP Product Management, was […] More

  • VB Interview #6 – Shawn Ward, Co-Founder of Geezeo (Finovate 07)

    I I shot my first video interview of the day with Shawn Ward, Co-Founder of Geezeo, a free web-basedpersonal finance application. I also spent some time during the show,and the cocktail party, with the other Co-Founder, Peter Glyman. According to Shawn, Geezeo was the first company to aggregate text messages. During the conference, what a perfect timing, Shawn announced […] More