Challenger banks ready to make the next big step

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09. 07. 2018

Challenger banks ready to make the next big step

From day one, digital-only banks have been taking a new approach to boost user numbers and overtake traditional financial institutions in innovation. And setting up new partnerships seems to be the next big thing on their agenda.

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Mark Hetenyi, MKB Bank

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06. 29. 2018

“Banks and fintechs are destined to work together” - interview with Mark Hetenyi (MKB Bank)

How does a medium-sized commercial bank make headway in digital transformation, improve digital sales capabilities and roll out new products in cooperation with fintechs? We sat down with Márk Hetényi, Deputy CEO for Digital, Retail and Strategy at MKB Bank in Hungary, to get his lowdown on present and future developments, changing customer expectations and looming competitive threats from tech giants.

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Big techs need more regulation – W.UP Digital Banking Weekly

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06. 12. 2018

Big techs need to be reined in? – W.UP Digital Banking Weekly

One of the main talking points of Money 2020 Europe was how tech firms need to be more regulated, especially if they want to move more into financial services. In other news, another disruptor has reached a new milestone: digital-only bank N26 has doubled its customers to over one million in just nine months.

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The odds don’t seem to be in favour of traditional banks

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04. 06. 2018

“The odds don’t seem to be in favour of traditional banks”

“Banks still lag behind in adopting artificial intelligence and machine learning because changing their internal systems takes way too long and they are fishing in a small talent pool,” says Remco Veenenberg, W.UP’s very own international sales evangelist. He’s recently joined us from City.AI, an international network of AI communities.

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Digital market trends

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01. 18. 2018

Digital market trends: Time to upgrade sales strategies

Digital banking’s sales potential continues to climb in the next few years, to no one’s surprise.

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Fintech startups 2018

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01. 15. 2018

20 European fintech startups to watch in 2018 - W.UP Digital Banking Weekly

Invoice-financing, P2P payment and AI-supported investment platforms are on the top list of the hottest European fintechs to watch this year.

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New mobile era

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11. 27. 2017

A new mobile era, how to flourish in an uncertain future - W.UP Digital Banking Weekly

Over 70% of younger demographic groups believe they are using their phones too much and are looking for ways to limit dependence.

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Digital transformation in banking

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10. 19. 2017

Wake-up call: Why it’s time for banks to embrace digital transformation

Financial institutions with a blind spot for new digital trends could be losing money already.

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