Banking Transformed

Embrace change, take risks, and disrupt yourself

Hosted by top 5 banking and fintech influencer, Jim Marous, Banking Transformed highlights the challenges facing the banking industry. Featuring some of the top minds in business, this podcast explores how financial institutions can prepare for the future of banking.

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Even before the pandemic, there was a financial crisis where many consumers had difficulty making ends meet, causing missed monthly payments or overdrafts with fees that quickly added up.

Initially created as a budgeting tool to help consumers avoid overdraft fees, the Mark Cuban-backed fintech named Dave has morphed into a digital banking platform that provides free paycheck advances of up to $100, helps gig workers find jobs, plants trees and offers an alternative to the big Goliath banks.

We were fortunate to get some time with Jason Wilk, co-founder and CEO of Dave. During the show, Wilk discusses his career path as a 4X founder, the mission of Dave, the increasingly competitive challenger bank space and how Dave responded to a recent security breach.

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BankMobile: From Fintech Bank to TechFin Platform

Banking Transformed
Jay and Luvleen Sidhu, co-founders of BankMobile, discuss the recent moves by BankMobile and the underlying strategy that has made this evolutionary digital bank a success.
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Varo: The First Nationally Chartered Fintech Bank

Banking Transformed
Colin Walsh, founder and CEO of Varo Money, Inc., discusses why Varo pursued a national charter, the benefits of being a mobile-only bank, and how to gain scale in an industry that already has too many players.
Listen to Varo: The First Nationally Chartered Fintech Bank

Wealthfront: Transforming From a Robo-Advisor to a Digital Bank

Banking Transformed
Andy Rachleff, co-founder and executive chairman of Wealthfront, discuss transforming From a robo-advisor to a digital bank.
Listen to Wealthfront: Transforming From a Robo-Advisor to a Digital Bank

Financial Marketing Takes Center Stage

Banking Transformed
Barry McCarthy, president and CEO of Deluxe Corporation, discuss the findings of our State of Financial Marketing report and the ramifications for financial institutions in the future.
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More about Jim Marous

Known for his understanding of the disruption in the banking industry, Marous is the co-publisher of The Financial Brand, and owner and publisher of the Digital Banking Report. Jim speaks on innovation, digital transformation, customer experience, marketing strategies, channel distribution, payments and change management.

Jim has been featured on CNBC, CNN, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Financial Times, The Economist, The American Banker, Fintech Finance and Accenture and has spoken to audiences worldwide.

Marous has also advised the White House on banking policy and is a contributor for Forbes and the Breaking Banks radio show.

Please visit the official Jim Marous website for more information.

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Jim Marous

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Jim Marous is consistently rated as one of the top 5 most influential people in banking and one of the most sought after keynote speakers for industry and corporate events.

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