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April at The Fintech Times: Challenger Banks

This April, The Fintech Times focuses on Challenger and Neo Banks with a variety of exclusive content all month long looking at discussions such as the evolution of Challenger Banks, the growth of new technologies, a look at tailored and bespoke solutions while also the emerging trends of green and ESG finance.

What’s more, you can catch articles on issues such as banks roles in tackling financial inclusion, sustainability and some of the top challenger banks popping up all over the world. Also coming up, we’ll be hearing from companies like Modular Bank, Neo and Zelf throughout the month, as their experts tackle the top issues in embedded finance, banking for SME’s and personalisation of services

Unsure what Challenger Banks are all about? You can find our explainer article on banking here.

Want more? Don’t forget to put these dates in your diary:

Webinar, Thursday 8th April at 11am: The Evolution of Challenger/Neo banks

A look at the success of challenger banks that seek to address the difficulties of traditional bank accounts. From audience appeal (44% of millennials and gen-z’s have opened at least one bank account in the last 5-years) to a focus on user experience and the implementation of market places that harness open banking. The panel will consider just why challengers are so successful and how public needs have changed their evolution, from open banking to the global pandemic.

Webinar, Thursday 15th April at 11am: Green banking

With a more world-conscious focus and the ability to micro-invest, green banking has moved away from eco-warriors to millennials. This green banking webinar looks at how Fintech has made it easier to be an ethical consumer. From purchase power to savings and investment, how are platforms and funds are bringing green banking into focus? As well as helping the environment, ensuring positive changes for the planet such as planting trees or reducing pollution, green banking is now something even high street financial institutions want to play their part in.

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  • Gina is a fintech journalist (BA, MA) who works across broadcast and print. She has written for most national newspapers and started her career in BBC local radio.

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