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Dukascoin — The Swiss Banking Industry’s First Cryptocurrency — Gamifies Tokenomics to Entice New Clients

Dukascoin — The Swiss Banking Industry’s First Cryptocurrency — Gamifies Tokenomics to Entice New Clients

In a Nutshell: Dukascoin (DUK) is the cryptocurrency brainchild of Swiss bank and brokerage firm Dukascopy, and the first cryptocurrency issued by a strictly regulated bank. Everyone who opens a Dukascopy Multi-Currency Account (MCA) and those who refer new clients will receive five Dukascoins. The bank will receive 10 Dukascoins per signup to guarantee the liquidity of the token. Clients can immediately sell their tokens in the internal marketplace or purchase more to join a... read more »

Step: An All-in-One Card and Banking Solution with Budgeting and Family Resources for Teens Starting Their Financial Journeys

Step: An All-in-One Card and Banking Solution with Budgeting and Family Resources for Teens Starting Their Financial Journeys

In a Nutshell: Credit and banking products that leverage mobile technology to teach teens about financial independence are in high demand. And that enthusiasm has led to an extensive wait list for the Step platform, an all-in-one card and payments solution built with families and teens in mind. Step's secured spending card helps middle and high schoolers get an early start on building credit and learning financial responsibility. And parents can integrate their existing bank accounts... read more »

Regent Bank: Going Beyond Traditional Banking with a Passion to Serve Oklahoma Communities

Regent Bank: Going Beyond Traditional Banking with a Passion to Serve Oklahoma Communities

In a Nutshell: Regent Bank, a community bank serving the Eastern Oklahoma area and into Springfield, Missouri, is an institution with a particular focus on giving back to the community. It offers multiple free programs designed to educate and inspire local businesses, nonprofits, and community members. Regent Bank CEO, Sean Kouplen, attributes much of the bank’s success to his faith, and a strong desire to give back to the community. For all of its service and dedication, we’re... read more »

CogniCor: A Context-Aware Digital Assistant that Streamlines Financial Call Centers to Drive Efficiency and Engagement

CogniCor: A Context-Aware Digital Assistant that Streamlines Financial Call Centers to Drive Efficiency and Engagement

In a Nutshell: Financial enterprises looking to enhance engagement, generate leads, and increase conversions often turn to the CogniCor CIRA platform to automate customer communications. And, as consumers put new stresses on call centers, CogniCor's AI-based solution has become increasingly popular. The company’s inference-driven CIRA knowledge graph brings context sensitivity to customer conversations as well as learning and adapting over time. Its pre-built templates and... read more »

Newton Federal Bank: Enriching Georgia Communities Through Education and Charitable Involvement

Newton Federal Bank: Enriching Georgia Communities Through Education and Charitable Involvement

In a Nutshell: Newton Federal Bank is located in scenic Covington, Georgia, known to some as the Hollywood of the South for the numerous movies and shows filmed there. But beyond the city’s outward charm are businesses like Newton Federal Bank, providing financial education to high schoolers, monetary donations to nonprofit organizations, and support to the residents of Covington and beyond. Institutions like Newton are essential to the people -- and charm -- of Covington, and is... read more »

First Interstate Bank Recognized for Outstanding Efforts in Giving Back to the Community and Promoting Financial Literacy in the West

First Interstate Bank Recognized for Outstanding Efforts in Giving Back to the Community and Promoting Financial Literacy in the West

In a Nutshell: First Interstate Bank maintains more than 150 branches across six states in the Northwest, yet it holds strong to its community bank identity. The bank takes a long-term approach to helping maintain healthy, thriving communities. Financial education is one of the main ways it does this, with financial literacy programs designed to reach children and adults. The institution also reinvests in its communities with lending, investing, and service efforts that have earned it... read more »

Farmers & Merchants Bank Recognized for Supporting Customers and Causes in its Tight-Knit Wisconsin Community

Farmers & Merchants Bank Recognized for Supporting Customers and Causes in its Tight-Knit Wisconsin Community

In a Nutshell: For nearly 80 years, Farmers & Merchants Bank has helped folks in Wisconsin weather change by welcoming them in like family. The single-branch bank is located near Lake Winnebago in the farming and manufacturing community of Berlin — where it also focuses on supporting local residents. Not only does the institution offer resources to educate students in Berlin, but it also empowers its employees to support causes they’re passionate about. For its dedication to... read more »

Sunrise Banks: Prioritizing Social Responsibility and Financial Inclusivity in the Diverse Communities of Minnesota’s Twin Cities

Sunrise Banks: Prioritizing Social Responsibility and Financial Inclusivity in the Diverse Communities of Minnesota’s Twin Cities

In a Nutshell: Sunrise Banks CEO David Reiling believes that banking and community success go hand in hand. Since 1986, Sunrise has served Minnesota's Twin Cities while donating corporate resources, building community partnerships, and providing financial education and inclusion programs. Through its social impact affiliations, including membership in the Global Alliance for Banking on Values and B Corp certification, Sunrise prioritizes social responsibility and sustainability. For... read more »

Digital-Only Cashplus Broadens Access to Banking Tools and Financial Services for U.K. Consumers and Small Businesses

Digital-Only Cashplus Broadens Access to Banking Tools and Financial Services for U.K. Consumers and Small Businesses

In a Nutshell: Small businesses are the backbone of the U.K. economy, currently contributing more than 90% of new private-sector jobs. But in a marketplace where big banks focus more on large accounts, entrepreneurs and startups need better access to financial services. Since 2005, digital-only Cashplus has provided an alternative to the U.K. High Street banking establishment by offering instant approval on current accounts and credit products for consumers and small businesses. And... read more »

The Virginia Association of Community Banks Provides Strong Federal Advocacy, Quality Education, and Collaboration for its Member Banks

The Virginia Association of Community Banks Provides Strong Federal Advocacy, Quality Education, and Collaboration for its Member Banks

In a Nutshell: The Virginia Association of Community Banks (VACB) has served banks in the state for more than 40 years by providing necessary resources and giving them a collective voice. The Association provides educational opportunities for bank staff and advocates for the needs of its member institutions by meeting federal legislators. VACB also conducts regular webinars, in-person seminars, and conventions that focus on topics as broad as cybersecurity, compliance, fintech, and... read more »