December 2023

How to Keep up With Change

In this episode of Reinventing Banking, host Kiah Lau Haslett and guest Bobby Bean, a former regulator and managing director in Forvis’ financial services advisory group, discuss an old tool regulators want banks to use to keep up with new technology.


6 Ways to Future-Proof Your Community Bank

Successful CIOs need to drive transformational change and ensure technology is creating business value.


Rethinking Digital Onboarding for Customer Acquisition and Retention

Banks must prioritize five fundamental characteristics in their digital onboarding process to truly excel with customers.


Unlocking Small Business Customer Success

To retain and grow relationships with small business clients, banks will need to expand their services.


Diving Into Instant Payments and Community Bank Roadblocks

In this episode of Reinventing Banking, host Kiah Lau Haslett and guest Peter Davey, a venture partner at community bank consortium Alloy Labs, talk about the challenges and opportunities of instant payments.


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 bank acquisitions in November 2023.


There were no fintech IPOs in November 2023.

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.

May 14-15, 2024 | Tampa, FL

Experience FinXTech

The ideal FI-fintech relationship is highly complementary, incredibly powerful and results in lucrative benefits for both sides. To help develop these strategic connections, FinXTech hosts Experience FinXTech, the industry’s leading financial technology event. During this annual event, financial institutions and fintechs connect with like-minded industry leaders, explore cutting-edge financial technologies, and learn how to navigate the nuances of the partnership process