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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Using Your Balance Sheet as a Weapon: A Conversation with Scott Hildenbrand, Head of Piper Sandler Financial Strategies

Scott Hildenbrand, Managing Director and Chief Balance Sheet Strategist at Piper Sandler, joined Travillian’s Head of Banking & Fintech, Brian Love, in a discussion around the economic moment and what…

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The Boomerang Effect: Bank Outperformance Isn’t Just About Higher Margins When Rates Rise / Written by Sam Haskell

We will begin with a picture:  The Fed Funds rate has been zero for two years, and prior to that about 8 years. In this rising rate backdrop there are…

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Q1 Bank Earnings Preview: Waiting for Normalcy

Hoping For A Return To Normalcy Has Felt More Like Waiting For Godot In Samuel Beckett’s famous play, two men meet near a tree, discuss various topics, and reveal to…

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All About the BaaS: A Conversation with Kate Drew, Director of Research at CCG Catalyst

Banking-as-a-Service has exploded over the past few years and will continue to grow at a rapid pace going forward. In honor of International Women’s Day, Keith Daly, Director of Banking and Fintech…

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Agile & Digital: A Conversation with Corey LeBlanc, Co-founder of Locality Bank

Bank technology and operations innovator, Corey LeBlanc, has taken his talents to South Florida as Co-founder and COO/CTO of Locality Bank, a De Novo community bank that went from white-board to charter in less…

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The New Rules of Talent Acquisition

The top concern for bank leaders going into 2022 is the ability to attract qualified talent. According to a December survey conducted by Cornerstone Advisors, the percentage of banks identifying hiring as a concern…

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Recent Tech-Forward Bank Stock Performance Suggests an Intriguing Risk/Reward Dynamic

VIEW TECH-FORWARD BANK INDEX LIST Tech-forward bank stocks significantly outperformed traditional banking, tech, and fintech stocks in 2021.  In an article we published just last month, we noted the extraordinary…

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A Conversation with JAM FINTOP: Blockchain & Banktech

Travillian NEXT proudly welcomes: Adam Aspes – General Partner at JAM Special Opportunity Ventures, LLC Matthew Kelley – Director at JAM FINTOP Bank Network Ryan Zacharia – General Partner at JAM Special Opportunity Ventures, LLC…

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Talent at a Tech-Forward Bank: A Q&A with Ed Barry, President, CEO & Director at Capital Bancorp, Inc.

Recently added to our Tech-Forward Bank Index, Capital Bancorp, Inc. (Capital Bank, N.A.) has had a very successful venture into payments and credit cards, which has been well-regarded by the street as…

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Share Price Performance of Travillian Tech-Forward Banks Significantly Outpaced ​Peers In 2021

Nine more banks have been added to Travillian’s Tech-Forward Bank Index, an evolving list highlighting companies at the forefront of the technological revolution in banking. Please click below to see the…

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Investigate Your Investors: How Investor Relations Can Help Drive Long-Term Value / Written by Diane Fitzgibbons

Investor relations (“IR”) is the process of communicating with the financial industry, including investors, analysts, traders, portfolio managers and media. IR is the discipline designed to establish and maintain strong corporate…

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Could Banks Be Punch-Drunk from the Pandemic? Critical Advice for your Bank’s Balance Sheet ​- A Q&A with Gary Svec

Travillian’s Head of Banking and Fintech, Brian Love, had a conversation with Gary Svec, Managing Director – Investment Banking at Performance Trust, about the somewhat cloudy economic waters that lay ahead for financial…

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Saddle Up with FedFis & The Fintech Cowboys: A Conversation with Bobby Button, SVP, FinTegration Strategy & Sales at FedFis

Keith Daly, Director Banking & Fintech Search at Travillian throws on the cowboy hat and sits down with Bobby Button, SVP, FinTegration Strategy & Sales at FedFis. FedFis is a financial institutions data…

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