What if everything you ever needed from your bank could be accessed in the palm of your hand, at any time? Imagine a future where you never have to step foot in a bank branch to get your banking needs met. In fact, the future is already happening… and in the United Kingdom, non-traditional banks called Challenger Banks are making waves in the financial world.
On this episode, Scott is joined by Jason Maude, who works for Starling Bank, which is one such Challenger Bank. Jason Maude is a coder, coach, debater, and public speaker. He has over a decade of experience working in the financial sector, primarily in creating and delivering software. He is passionate about explaining complex technical concepts to those who are convinced that they won’t be able to understand them. Jason is Starling Bank’s Head of System Analytics and host of the Starling podcast.
Payments Industry Insights In This Episode:
- What “mobile banking” really means, and how individuals and businesses can benefit from it.
- Why Starling Bank, and Challenger Banks as a whole, are an answer to “broken banking models” highlighted in the 2007-2008 financial crisis.
- How mobile banks like Starling Bank navigate security challenges and threats.
- What Jason thinks the future holds for mobile banking and payments.
- With a whole bunch more!
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Payments Industry Spotlight: Starling Bank
Starling is a completely different kind of bank, giving customers the freedom to manage their money all from one app. It offers the first mobile-only UK personal, business and joint accounts and access to a Marketplace full of complementary financial products and services. Starling also has a B2B payments services offering. Headquartered in London, Starling Bank is a licensed and regulated bank, founded by former Allied Irish Banks COO, Anne Boden, in January 2014.