• 5 Fintechs I’m Keen On

    My first post in 2015 focused on three “up and coming” fintech companies: Wealthfront, Kabbage and Dwolla. Since writing that piece, I’ve followed their paths while learning about other interesting and compelling companies. Today’s column highlights five more technology companies that I’m particularly keen on.

  • Banking on Millennials?

    I’m in Newport Beach, California where I just presented at Moss Adams’ 15th annual Community Banking conference.  In tandem with Bank Director’s Publisher, Kelsey Weaver, we focused our remarks on the intersection of fintech companies with traditional banks — and how partnerships potentially position community banks to better serve millennials. By Al Dominick // @aldominick In our recent “talent-focused” digital issue… Continue Reading

  • 18 Banks that Fintech Companies Need to Know

    There are many exciting and creative fintech companies collaborating with traditional institutions, so what follows is a list of 18 banks — between $1Bn and $25Bn in size — that I’d invest my business development efforts on if I was running a fintech company today.

  • 15 Banks and Fintechs Doing it Right

    Growing pressures on bank profits are prompting some banks to explore new relationships with fintech companies. Today’s piece looks at 15 banks “doing it right” with the help of the fintech community.

  • Pushing Forward: The Future of Financial Services?

    Yesterday, the L.A. Times wrote about Silicon Valley Bank, “part lender, part consultant, part cheerleader and part investor… a nursemaid to countless start-ups — Airbnb, Fitbit, Pinterest and TrueCar, to name some recent ones — as well as banking the venture capitalists who fund them.” Curious to learn more about this California-based innovator with a great reputation for serving software, hardware, biotech and healthcare start-ups? Read on.