May 2024

Two Banks Test Out Software Before Dating Fintechs

Sandboxes, or dev portals, are a traditional way for developers to test out new software. But what if they could test out software using the bank or credit union’s data and platform?


How to Stop Account Opening Fraud

Establishing multiple layers of authentication for every account action reduces fraud and creates higher levels of trust with customers.


Small Changes Make Big Gains at a Credit Union's Innovation Lab

Partnering with a fintech can save time and money in acquiring new customers doing home energy upgrades.


How to Gauge the Maturity of Your Institution’s Technology and Fintech Strategy

Technology maturity models help financial institutions understand where their due diligence and digital capabilities stand today and how they can grow to the next level of sophistication.


Deposit Growth in the Banking as a Service Provider Void

As banking as a service providers retreat, banks have the opportunity to expand their distribution channels across retail, small and medium businesses and commercial partnerships.


The Roadblocks Facing AI Use at Banks

Stronger data management strategies will help community banks leverage artificial intelligence in their institution, according to a recent research report from Bank Director.


The Deal on Fintechs provides a monthly snapshot of movement within the financial industry. Below is a list of last month's fintech and bank acquisitions as well as IPOs linked to source material for more information.





There were no IPOs in the month of April.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 | 1:00 pm CDT

Examining Generational Differences in Banking: Capturing Gen Z and Millenials

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The banking habits and preferences of Americans continue to evolve. In this webinar, we explore generational differences, with a focus on how community and regional institutions can gain a greater slice of Gen Z and millennial populations that currently bank with large, national brands. You'll gain insights based on original 2024 research from Apiture and The Harris Poll.