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Roadmap to a New Agency Business Model

The old digital agency model is dead. Almost a decade of running this agency has given me some insight into what’s on the horizon, and for those who are stranded in old-school-agency-mode, it’s not going to be pretty. 641 more words

Small Business

So You Wanna Build a Digital Bank, eh?

What goes into building a digital bank? Brian Yurcan of the American Banker looks at two case studies, EQ Bank and BankMobile, to understand how executives develop new, digital-first bank services… 36 more words

Financial Services

IBM Watson Begins Long-term Relationship with Visa

IBM partners with Visa on IoT payments solutions. The deal will provide customers of IBM’s Watson IoT (Internet of Things) platform with access to Visa’s payments services, “ 22 more words

Financial Services

Online Lending Policy Institute Created to Conduct Research

American Banker reported that Cross River Bank and RocketLoans are members of a newly created fintech group called The Online Lending Policy Institute that “will help coordinate new research driven by the industry itself — something fintech companies say has been lacking.” The group is based out of Boston University and “plans to publish research in various forms, including white papers, studies, and reports, to weigh in on public policy matters and develop an accurate data source for the industry.”

Financial Services

Numbers vs People

Spend 6 minutes on this video (its in an Indian language – Hindi), think about it and action it for your team, business, and life. The  crux (for people who are short on time) is from 2:04 secs to 2:48 secs. 32 more words

The Myth of DRM-Free Music, Revisited

The most widely-read article on this blog these days (though not for all time), for whatever reason, is one that I wrote two years ago called… 1,064 more words


PayPal Buying TIO Networks

PayPal is buying TIO Networks for $233 million to reach underserved customers, the Wall Street Journal reported. “TIO caters to consumers outside the banking system who make regular payments with cash to telecommunications companies such as AT&T Inc., utilities such as Duke Energy Corp. 25 more words

Financial Services