Understanding Information Security in Banking: A Conversation with Tyrone Watson-Ferguson, CISO of Security Bank of Kansas City

  In his Travillian Next debut, Patrick Cooney of our Banking & Fintech team, sits down with Tyrone Watson-Ferguson, CISO at Security Bank of Kansas City, to discuss a topic…

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The Alamo for Community Banks, a Conversation with Matthew Smith – Director of Strategic Initiatives for Independent Banks Association of Texas (IBAT)

As with the Alamo, opposition is coming from all angles these days for community banks. Fintechs, megabanks, Wall Street, Big Tech, and even Walmart all have the advantage of investing billions…

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Back to Memphis: How BaaS Friendly-Evolve Bank Continues to Strengthen Its Fintech Footprint  

Chuck Berry said it best when he sang about going back to the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll. In the short few months since Travillian last spoke with Memphis, Tenn.-based…

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Is Your Bank’s Risk & Compliance Talent Focusing on the Right Things: A Conversation with Coastal Financial Corporation’s Curt Queyrouze & Andrew Stines

Risk and Compliance has always been a critical function for community banks, especially so today when tech-forward banks are involved in complicated BaaS and embedded finance partnerships with fintechs and…

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Travillian Ridin’ With The Fintech Cowboys

Tune into our latest video where The Fintech Cowboys, Dave Mayo and Tanner Mayo, are lassoed into a compelling discussion with Travillian’s Keith Daly and Brian Love.  They discussed:   The…

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Travillian Next Presents: How Being a Tech-Forward Bank Impacts Your Bottom Line Webinar

Community banking’s push into technology was already happening before the pandemic, but it has become an even bigger priority ever since. Nevertheless, pivoting to a tech-forward business model is not…

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If You Build It, They Will Come: Iowa Bank Wins Over Fintech Rancher and Risk Maestro

The Zac Brown Band sings about everybody being in the “same boat, fishing in the same hole.” In that case, Reinbeck, Iowa-based Lincoln Savings Bank (LSB) must be using different…

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18 Months Later: A Conversation with Patrick Sells, Chief Innovation Officer at NYDIG

It has been 18 months since Keith Daly, Director – Banking & Fintech Search at Travillian, last spoke on camera with Patrick Sells, Chief Innovation Officer at NYDIG. In January…

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Announcement: Travillian Tech-Forward Bank Index Grows by Three!

The Tech-Forward Bank Index highlights public and privately-held banks that saw an opportunity to enter innovative, profitable verticals (like BaaS, crypto, and payments) which added to already valuable core franchises….

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In a Turbulent Market, Are Tech-Forward Bank Stocks Performing as Expected?

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Why This Digital Banker Wears a Hat: A Conversation with Christian Ruppe, VP of Digital Banking at Horicon Bank & Founder of Monotto

Horicon Bank, a 125-year-old bank based in Wisconsin, made a unique decision to acquire a fintech, Monotto, thereby acquiring its’ founder, Christian Ruppe, to become the bank’s innovation lightning rod. Travillian’s Head of Banking…

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Fintechs, From Founding to Funding, A Conversation with Cameron Peake, Partner at Financial Venture Studio

Fintech has only scratched the surface in terms of its capabilities, so it’s not surprising that the number of startups dedicated to this burgeoning space is growing. Travillian’s Keith Daly, Director…

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Are Fintech Credit Lenders About to Face Their First Real Test?

Over the last few months, things have changed quite a bit. Earlier in the year, the general sense was that while there were issues to contend with – like inflation…

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Banking Transformed: DeFi, Crypto, & Blockchain | A Q&A with Steven Duong – Director of Bank Partnerships at Figure Technologies

Keith Daly, Director – Banking & Fintech Search at Travillian, spoke with Steven Duong, Director of Bank Partnerships at Figure Technologies, to discuss the impact of Defi, Blockchain, Crypto and…

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