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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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Tinkoff: Russia’s Challenger Bank of the Future

Founded in 2006, Tinkoff is Russia’s largest online challenger bank offering a huge range of services, including mobile personal and business accounts, investment and insurance products, as well as being Russia’s second-largest issuer of credit cards.

Tinkoff has also diversified into non-financial services, including travel, ticketing and bookings services — all available through its lifestyle super app. This expansive array of services has led to profits of over $500 million in 2019, with a current customer base of more than 12 million customers.

Tinkoff consistently wins awards as the best digital-only bank, serving customers remotely via online channels and a cloud-based call center. TCS group also has a proprietary nationwide network of representatives.

Our guest for the show is Oliver Hughes, CEO of Tinkoff. In this episode, we discuss how the combination of an innovative business model, a strong team and a recognized brand can yield success anywhere in the world.



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