Credit union payments fintech Co-op Solutions took home “Fintech Company of the Year” honors in the annual Prometheus Awards, held November 2 in Des Moines, Iowa. Organized by the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI), the program annually recognizes what the association calls the “most momentous achievements in technology.”
Plinqit, the first platform that brings together automated savings, data-driven financial wellness content and virtual account management, today announced a partnership with CU*Answers, a complete service provider for credit unions.
When Bluestone Federal Credit Union needed a way to service a large number of counties at once, they found their solution in the form of an online-only, FinTech-inspired expansion to their credit union. But how does a completely digital branch function under a physical credit union? And how can FinTech and credit unions combine? Emily Claus met with President Jeff Jorgensen to learn more.
Figuring out how to market to Millennials and Gen Z seems to be a riddle with no answer, but the code might have finally been cracked. Emily Claus dives into what younger generations want from the financial institutions and how your credit union can get on track.
With the capabilities of modern technology, underserved communities are taking financing into their own hands and creating FinTechs tailor-made for their needs. Credit unions should reconsider how they’re reaching out, Emily Claus advises, or risk losing the communities they claim to serve.
After attending CO-OP Financial Service’s THINK event, Emily Claus debates the rising popularity of FinTech companies, their business models, and what threat they might pose to credit unions.
POPio Mobile Video Cloud announced the release of POPwelcome, the platform’s newest feature for engaging website visitors of financial institutions and enabling interactions to seamlessly elevate to a full, branch-like video experience.