Have an idea you believe in that solves a big problem? It all starts with an idea and a passion to solve a problem. Then it’s a game of hard work and force of will to make it come alive.
1. AN IDEA THAT SOLVES A PROBLEM Keep reading
This is the first in a series of posts entitled Design In Context, written by members of Movenbank’s User Experience team. This first post is written by Steve Fors, Head of User Experience, Movenbank.
I’m like a lot of Americans—I take pride in working hard, do my best to pay my bills on time, and hope to have enough money to live comfortably when I retire. Keep reading
When is a bank not a bank?
One of the most frequent questions we get asked is whether Move-and-Bank is a bank or not. Well, let’s just set the record straight. From a regulatory perspective, we don’t have a banking charter (some call this a banking license), so we’re technically not a bank. We don’t have a charter because it gets incredibly complicated and expensive, which is the reason hardly any new banks have launched globally in the last few decades. Keep reading
Brett King, renowned author of BANK 2.0 and CEO and Founder of Movenbank, was this month named the Top Innovator of the Year for 2012 by American Banker in the Bank Technology News “Annual Innovators of the Year” edition. The “Innovator of the Year” Award is chosen by the editors of American Banker’s Bank Technology News with input from a select group of experts in the field of financial services and banking. Keep reading
After months of wireframe sketching, intense coding, late night dinners at Mandoo Bar, and copious amounts of Starbucks and Gregory’s Coffee, Movenbank has launched our latest version of our website complete with our proprietary CRED relationship and credibility score. We’re also delighted to announce our latest funding round, because it means that our coders can finally pay their rents on time – no more sleeping on the office floor! Keep reading
In response to the strong demand for us to compete with the main street branch players, our recent efforts at crowdsourcing our business model has led us to investigate a revolutionary new form of branch for the US and UK markets. The new branches which we at Movenbank simply call ‘the space’ is designed to give our rapidly growing customer base the comfort of a branch environment, without many of the overheads of a traditional branch. Keep reading
Few people dispute that the age of plastic and cash as a primary means of payment is coming to an end. Although, researchers have just revealed that the Google Wallet PIN could be compromised under the right set of circumstances which could be viewed as a setback (Researcher Cracks Google Wallet PIN). Keep reading
Banks talk about trust, credit and risk all the time. So do we here at Movenbank, but we talk about it in a different way.
Traditional banks discussion of trust, credit and risk is about – Do we trust you? Do you deserve credit? What is the risk of providing you with money? It’s all about me and whether I want to deal with you.
At Movenbank we’re turning that around. Keep reading
With the release of the Movenbank Alpha Site, several of our Alpha Team members have asked about our use of Facebook for registration and logging into movenbank.com. We at Movenbank have a tremendous respect for the need to secure private data, especially information about your financial behavior so we thought we’d take a moment to talk about Facebook, your privacy and how we use your data.
Are we only going to use Facebook? Keep reading