American Banker editor Penny Crosman’s feature story “How some banks, fintechs are tackling the tech-talent shortage” tells the personal story of former MX intern Abdullah Kareem and how he met our own Marcos Minond and Ryan Moore -- volunteer coding teachers at the Utah Refugee Center. (For non-subscribers, read the story here on google docs.)
Thanks to all those that attended and participated in our Fintech Data Festival over the last couple of days!
MX is proud to have been named to American Banker's "2019 Best Fintechs to Work For." See how we stack up against the other 50 on the list (MX is #18):
Read the full article here.
Don MacDonald shares vision for banking in "The Most Important Question in Banking Right Now" --Bank Director
John Maxfield, executive editor of Bank Director magazine sat down with Don MacDonald, CMO of MX, on Jan. 28 in Phoenix after Don spoke at Bank Director's Acquire or Be Acquired Conference.
MX and other data aggregators are analyzed in a podcast by fintech online publication Tearsheet.
Kony and MX Team Up to Empower Banks and Credit Unions to Help Consumers Gain Greater Insight into their Financial Health
Announces First Joint Customer – CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union
Forbes contributor Ron Shevlin, in his recent column "The Artificial Intelligence Gap Between Megabanks, Community Banks And Credit Unions," had this to say about MX:
“I wouldn't be surprised to see a firm like MX stepping into the void to help smaller banks and credit unions."
"Your bank may even partner with a tech company like MX to provide digital money management tools — including letting you set goals and project your cash flow."
Watch the inspiring story of former-refugees-turned-interns Omar and Abdullah, and our MX engineering team who discovered their amazing potential. Story by @KSL5TV and @KSLsampenrod hashtagengineershashtaginternshashtagrefugees
Data is Powerful, But Not Banking’s ‘Silver Bullet’ -- article in The Financial Brand by Don MacDonald
Despite all of the hype, customer data and advanced analytics are not capable of solving all customer experience challenges. There are hurdles for financial institutions, including quality of data and constraints of systems, budgets and skill-sets. But overcoming those hurdles is not an option anymore.