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Banks have a multiline advantage over competing fintech startups: Interview with Andy Harmening

By Jon Ogden on Apr 25, 2016 7:30:00 AM

We sat down to talk with Andy Harmening, Vice Chairman of the Consumer Banking Division at Bank of the West. Harmening details how improvements in digital technology have changed the industry and how banks and fintech providers can work together to move the industry forward.

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How Fintech Is Revolutionizing Small Business Lending: An Interview with the CEO of Lendio

By Jon Ogden on Apr 23, 2016 4:04:00 PM

We talked to Brock Blake, founder and CEO of Lendio and a contributor at Forbes.com, about the state of small business lending and financial technology in general. 

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Announcing the MoneySummit podcast

By Jon Ogden on Apr 23, 2016 10:48:00 AM

We've built a growing collection of interviews at MoneySummit with the biggest names in fintech and banking.

Since we've always recorded the audio for the interviews, we've decided to also release a podcast in conjunction with the interview series.

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CEO of Credit Karma on How Fintech Democratizes Data

By Jon Ogden on Apr 22, 2016 4:13:39 PM

"“The cost of access has gone down while the accuracy has gone up.”"

— Kenneth Lin, Credit Karma CEO

Kenneth Lin, CEO of Credit Karma, talked to us about how the rise of fintech has given consumers more access to their data than ever before. By walking through how Credit Karma increases transparency for end users, Lin shows that the financial industry is about to change in big ways. He also explains how banks and fintech companies can get on board.

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Using fintech to help debt-ridden students save $14,000: An interview with CommonBond

By Jon Ogden on Apr 22, 2016 3:54:25 PM

We synced up with Zack Friedman, VP and Head of Finance at CommonBond, to talk about the state of fintech.

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Alternative lenders and banks can work together to help consumers: An interview with Prosper

By Jon Ogden on Apr 22, 2016 3:51:35 PM

This week we talked to Ron Suber, President at Prosper Marketplace, about the rapid rise of alternative lending and what financial institutions should be doing about it. Suber recounted Prosper's fast growth and gets into details about how banks and fintech companies can better work together to help consumers.

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How Marketers and Lenders Should Work Together [Interview]

By Jon Ogden on Apr 22, 2016 3:50:33 PM

Christopher Liechty, VP of Marketing at Bank of American Fork, owned a marketing design firm for 15 years. After working with several financial services companies, including American Express, Liechty entered the finance industry and has remained here for the past 8 years. We talked to him about how bank marketing has changed, and what can be done to balance logical and emotional appeals within banking.

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How To Infuse Banking With Fresh Thinking: An Interview with Lani Hayward of Umpqua Bank

By Jon Ogden on Apr 22, 2016 3:50:01 PM

We caught up with Lani Hayward, EVP of Creative Strategies at Umpqua Bank, to talk about the innovative ways that Umpqua has navigated the shift to the digital age. From making use of a 40-foot dome to simplifying a 147-step loan process, Umpqua is consistently leading the pack when it comes to fresh thinking. Hayward shows how other financial institutions can replicate Umpqua’s efforts below.

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How FIs and Fintech Can Work Together: An Interview w/ John Waupsh

By Jon Ogden on Apr 22, 2016 3:31:09 PM

John Waupsh is the Chief Innovation Officer at BancVue where he helps spearhead technology and marketing solutions such as Kasasa. His upcoming book, Bankruption, is set for release in 2016. We talked to him about the state of fintech today.

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Building a Digital Banking Strategy From the Front Line Up: An Interview with CarrieAnne Cormier

By Jon Ogden on Apr 22, 2016 3:24:52 PM

CarrieAnne Cormier has worked at Avidia, a $1.2B community bank outside of Boston, for 10 years. Now serving as the Head of Retail Operations and Strategy, she has helped Avidia work with vendors to lead the transition to digital — launching online account opening in 2008, mobile in 2009, remote deposit in 2012, P2P payments in 2013, and cardless cash this year.

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