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CU 2.0 Podcast Episode 203 Ted Brown Digital Onboarding and Deborah Colby One Nevada CU

Subtitle this podcast: what a fintech needs to know and do to succeed when working with credit unions.

Just maybe knowing how to do that is the special sauce that has powered Digital Onboarding – not that many years out of the DCU Fintech Innovation Center – to having 80+ customers in financial services, mainly credit unions.

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Fintech Partnership and Consolidation

This piece is based off of a roundtable discussion at the CU 2.0 Brainstorm Event in January 2022. It’s not intended to be comprehensive—rather, it will provide a quick look at emerging trends in credit union and fintech partnerships and consolidation.

An increasing number of credit unions are embracing fintech partnership. These partnerships are key to allowing CUs to expand into new markets and territories, grow their membership, and provide better support and assistance to their members.

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Crypto for Credit Unions: Blockchain, Crypto, and DeFi

This piece is based off of a roundtable discussion at the CU 2.0 Brainstorm Event in January 2022. It’s not intended to be comprehensive—rather, it will provide a quick look at emerging trends in credit union cryptocurrency, blockchain, and DeFi.

Cryptocurrency is making an explosive entrance into the world of finance. However, it’s been around for far longer. In fact, the very first cryptocurrency was introduced back in 2008, and the technology has grown in complexity and necessity ever since.

Integrating cryptocurrency in credit unions is vital—some would say it’s the future of banking. This is especially true now that use cases for blockchain and crypto are both member and CU-facing. Continue reading “Crypto for Credit Unions: Blockchain, Crypto, and DeFi”

CU 2.0 Podcast Episode 201 Jeff Keltner Upstart on Smarter Lending

What happens when you throw a bunch of ex-Googlers into an office in San Mateo California?

Enter Upstart, a new breed lending company that helps financial institutions – credit unions very much included – make more, better-unsecured loans and also do auto refinancing.

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