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A Directory of Social Finance

A few people have said to me that they find it hard to navigate around all the ideas on social finance I've written recently, so here's a non-exhaustive compendium: Social Finance Social Finance In Banking View more documents from Chris Skinner Banks ignore social media at their perilSocial networks don't need banks, they need friendsSocial…

A Directory of Social Finance

A few people have said to me that they find it hard to navigate around all the ideas on social finance I've written recently, so here's a non-exhaustive compendium: Social Finance Social Finance In Banking View more documents from Chris Skinner Banks ignore social media at their perilSocial networks don't need banks, they need friendsSocial…

Barclaycard show some creativity

I've been waiting so long to find something in UK banking to blog about in a Web 2.0 world that I thought it would never come … Compare the Meerkat is about it so far. But I'll put the Barclaycard Waterslide Competition on YouTube up there as well now. The competition is based upon their…

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Barclaycard show some creativity

I've been waiting so long to find something in UK banking to blog about in a Web 2.0 world that I thought it would never come … Compare the Meerkat is about it so far. But I'll put the Barclaycard Waterslide Competition on YouTube up there as well now. The competition is based upon their…

Barclaycard3

Barclaycard show some creativity

I've been waiting so long to find something in UK banking to blog about in a Web 2.0 world that I thought it would never come … Compare the Meerkat is about it so far. But I'll put the Barclaycard Waterslide Competition on YouTube up there as well now. The competition is based upon their…

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Africa’s mobile financial revolution

I know that the theme of mobile banking is appearing a lot at the moment, but it is hot, hot, hot! A bit like Africa, and this is the story of a great success in Africa. And no, it’s not M-PESA, although that one’s a goodie too. This one’s ABSA Bank in South Africa. ABSA…

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Creating a bank that rocks

Late last year, I blogged about Vernon Hill's Commerce Bank, Arkadi Kuhlman's ING Direct and creating a bank that rocks. Well I know a bank that rocks. Jyske Bank. Who? Jyske Bank in Denmark. They are the third largest Danish bank with 120 branches and 4,000 employees. Jyske are an important banking story because they…

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Jibun Bank: a mobile telephone only bank

I’ve talked about UMPay, a JV between Unionpay and China Mobile, as well as eBank, an internet bank leader in Japan now owned by an etailer, Rakuten Group. This leads nicely into what is probably the most innovative bank I've seen so far: Jibun Bank, a Japanese bank which translates into ‘my bank’ in English….

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Jibun Bank: a mobile telephone only bank

I’ve talked about UMPay, a JV between Unionpay and China Mobile, as well as eBank, an internet bank leader in Japan now owned by an etailer, Rakuten Group. This leads nicely into what is probably the most innovative bank I've seen so far: Jibun Bank, a Japanese bank which translates into ‘my bank’ in English….

EBank5

Jibun Bank: a mobile telephone only bank

I’ve talked about UMPay, a JV between Unionpay and China Mobile, as well as eBank, an internet bank leader in Japan now owned by an etailer, Rakuten Group. This leads nicely into what is probably the most innovative bank I've seen so far: Jibun Bank, a Japanese bank which translates into ‘my bank’ in English….

EBank5

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