Virtual Banking

Platform-Based Banks More Profitable, Agile than Traditional Financial Institutions

In the age of disruption and increased competition from tech players, the traditional banking model is rapidly becoming outdated. For banks and financial companies, platformification is emerging as the most fitting strategy to maximized results, enabling greater agility and personalization.

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UK Challenger Monzo Ranks “Top” in Social Media Mentions Amongst Neobanks

Between December 2019 and June 2020, UK digital challenger Monzo dominated the neobanking conversation across all media ahead of other regional leaders including Revolut and N26, according to a new research by Ten Bear Group and Rila Global Consulting. The

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Wealth Managers Name Greenfield Digital Banking as Top Innovation Strategy

Greenfield business builds continue to be a top innovation strategy for the banking and wealth management industry, according to a new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and Temenos. In a report titled Forging new frontiers: Advanced technology will

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Uzbekistan’s First Digital Bank Goes Live

TBC Bank, Uzbekistan’s first digital bank which is a subsidiary of the TBC Bank Group in Georgia, announced that it will be supported by Capital Banking Solutions, a provider of integrated banking software. The Capital Banking Solutions’ open platform namely

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Bank Vontobel beteiligt sich an Yapeal (Technologie)

Yapeal ist das FinTech, das auf die Community setzt und diese Woche seine Konto-App im Markt lanciert hat. Eine App, welche mit starker Beteiligung der Nutzer, sprich der Community, laufend weiterentwickelt wird. Das FinTech versteht sich als Teil eines wachsenden

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Credit Suisse Secures 35% of a Digital Bank in Brazil

Credit Suisse and the controlling shareholders of modalmais have signed a strategic long-term agreement that allows Credit Suisse to purchase preferred shares equivalent to up to 35% of the total capital of modalmais. Philipp Wehle, CEO International Wealth Management at

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N26 CPO on Digital Banking, Building Trust, and More: Spiros Margaris Interview

Switzerland based venture capitalist and fintech expert Spiros Margaris has released the first video interview of his new series @SpirosMargaris & Friends. For this interview, Margaris talked to Georgina Smallwood, chief product officer (CPO) at N26, and one of Europe’s

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Alpian: A New Swiss Digital First Bank For Mass Affluent Clients

New digital financial services company, Alpia  incubated by the Swiss banking group REYL today announces a successful Series A funding round worth CHF 12.2 million. The funds will enable Alpian to accelerate its growth plans and pursue its ambitions to

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Schweizer Digital Bank erhält Fintech Lizenz von der Finma

Es ist vollbracht. YAPEAL hat als erstes Unternehmen die Schweizerische Fintech-Lizenz erhalten. Das digitale Portemonnaie steht in den Startlöchern. Was nun? YAPEAL kann nun eigene Kontis anbieten: Damit erhält der #Yapster Kunde eine eigene persönliche Schweizer IBAN – alles komplett

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Challenger Banks Are Setting New Standards in Usability

Challenger banks are setting new standards when it comes usability, and are championing features including card management and personal finance management, according to a new study by Capco. The consulting firm, which analyzed the mobile banking offering of 16 financial

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