Breaking Banks: Ian Kar

Ian Kar

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EPISODE # 164

Oct 07, 2016

Fintech: Mission Diversity

Several studies show that diverse work teams produce better product and make better teams. Yet, tech is still overwhelmingly men, and so is finance. So, you can just imagine the… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 153

Jul 29, 2016

Fintech: Augmented Reality and Bank Marketing

Brett hosts today, and it is a full lineup. First he talks with Ian Kar about the new Venmo in-app payment system. Second, he chats with Alex Sion of Moven,… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 130

Feb 04, 2016

FINTECH- Fostering New Innovation

As FinTech investments boomed around the globe and as banks themselves began accelerators to foster innovation inside the banks, there is a question of where the best ideas are fostered… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 126

Jan 08, 2016

FinTech 2016- What's Next

Today, Brett has Jim Marous, co-publisher of the Financial Brand and a Breaking Banks regular on the show to talk about expectations for 2016. We also have Jesse Podell, a… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 122

Dec 11, 2015

Innovation Inside Banks

The advantage of FinTechs is that they can usually respond to customer feedback and pivot quickly. They are considered more agile than big banks. But that doesn’t mean all innovation… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 117

Oct 30, 2015

FinTech Flourishing in LATAM

FinTech in Latin America is much like social media- flourishing with lots of room to grow. Today, we are looking at our friends in the southern sphere to talk about… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 114

Oct 08, 2015

Banking on FinTech

As the tech disruption takes hold of the financial industries, banks are exploring fintech by supporting accelerators, partnering together, and creating new ways to replace legacy systems. Today, Brett has… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 104

Jul 31, 2015

Your iPod is a Robo-Advisor

AI is augmenting our investment decisions in ways that we never imagined. And although it has been shown that computers can provide sounder investment advice than humans, it is not… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 97

May 28, 2015

Bank/Fintech Relations: Good, Bad, and Ugly

The growth of the Fintech sector and the plethora of new banking options has refocused banking habits on customer relations. Knowing customers can take away any part of their business… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 94

May 07, 2015

Think Tech, Not Bank

When Citi was one of the first banks to market with an app for the new Apple Watch, they were announcing an adjustment in culture and focus. This week, Brett… LEARN MORE

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