May 2023

An Outward In Approach to Banking

In this episode of Reinventing Banking, a special podcast series brought to you by Bank Director and Microsoft Corp., we speak to Rich Kiel, Managing Director and Head of North American Enterprise Sales at Backbase about how their Engagement Banking Platform can assist bank’s in taking a people-first approach to financial services.

In an Uncertain Market, Count on Data

Now more than ever, banks rely on data to cultivate engagement and drive primacy.


How to Identify the Right Partner — Beyond a Solution

Doing due diligence and asking hard questions early can lead to better implementation experiences for banks.


Modernizing Business Lending to Drive Growth

Banks should add solutions that offer seamless experiences to address the needs of younger entrepreneurs.


Why Blockchain Is Redefining Payments for Midsize, Community Banks

Private permissioned blockchain technology can level the playing field for community banks’ small business customers.


Reduce Lending Risk in the Omnichannel Environment

Omnichannel delivery can drive the loan application and origination process, so banks can give customers a seamless lending experience that meets their needs.


Growing Deposits Through Financial Coaching

An Oklahoma-based community bank has created a successful deposit strategy that is improving customers’ financial lives while generating growth.


January 28-30, 2024 | Phoenix, AZ

Acquired or Be Acquired

As the premier growth and strategy event for bank CEOs, senior executives and board members, Bank Director's Acquire or Be Acquired Conference provides senior leadership teams with numerous opportunities to network with peers that share an interest in exploring financial growth opportunities, strategic initiatives and business partnerships.

The Deal on Fintechs provides a monthly snapshot of movement within the financial industry. Below is a list of last month's fintech and bank acquisitions and IPOs linked to source material for more information.



There were no fintech IPOs in April 2023