Blog
Introducing FinTech Insights GPT
26th January 2024 2 min read
Introducing FinTech Insights GPT
Instant answers to all your burning digital banking research questions In digital banking, competitive analysis is a serious drain on scarce resources.
Read more
US legacy banks vs challengers: Do challengers still have the edge?
15th May 2024 1 min read
US legacy banks vs challengers: Do challengers still have the edge?
When the first challengers hit the market in the early 2010s, they instantly outclassed.
Read more
View a feature's evolution with FinTech Insights' history button
30th April 2024 2 min read
View a feature's evolution with FinTech Insights' history button
Drill down into how specific features within a competitor's digital banking product.
Read more
Where credit unions must invest to unlock their digital potential
23th April 2024 2 min read
Where credit unions must invest to unlock their digital potential
Banks and credit unions used to be distinct. Banks had the wider product range. Credit.
Read more
View a feature's evolution with FinTech Insights' history button
30th April 2024 2 min read
View a feature's evolution with FinTech Insights' history button
Drill down into how specific features within a competitor's digital banking product change over time
Read more
Where credit unions must invest to unlock their digital potential
23th April 2024 2 min read
Where credit unions must invest to unlock their digital potential
Banks and credit unions used to be distinct. Banks had the wider product range. Credit unions were more community-focused.
Read more
Digital differentiation: How has US banking evolved since 2022?
17th April 2024 1 min read
Digital differentiation: How has US banking evolved since 2022?
Banks have been dealing with digitalization for over a decade. But, despite record investment — in 2023, technology budgets reached $652.1 billion —...
Read more
New FinTech Insights feature alert: Historical functionality change
10th April 2024 1 min read
New FinTech Insights feature alert: Historical functionality change
Track your competitors' evolution, and understand its impact on your digital banking offering.
Read more
Are banks doing enough to meet regional payment preferences?
7th February 2024 1 min read
Are banks doing enough to meet regional payment preferences?
Like language, cuisine, and customs, payment preferences vary — sometimes drastically — by region.
Read more
Introducing FinTech Insights GPT
26th January 2024 2 min read
Introducing FinTech Insights GPT
Instant answers to all your burning digital banking research questions In digital banking, competitive analysis is a serious drain on scarce...
Read more
FinTech Insights Powers novobanco's Digital Banking Innovation
11th July 2023 3 min read
FinTech Insights Powers novobanco's Digital Banking Innovation
Read more
Nubank vs Revolut: Who will come out on top in Brazil?
4th July 2023 1 min read
Nubank vs Revolut: Who will come out on top in Brazil?
It's official. Revolut, Europe's most valuable startup, has launched in Brazil. Which means that, after years of absolute dominance, Nubank now faces...
Read more
Mobile banking features: what are the must-haves in 2023?
27th June 2023 2 min read
Mobile banking features: what are the must-haves in 2023?
Do you offer the right set of mobile banking features, or are your app's capabilities holding you back?
Read more
KYC Requirements for Banks
30th May 2023 1 min read
KYC Requirements for Banks
What is KYC for digital banking? KYC stands for Know Your Customer. It is a process used by digital banking institutions to verify the identity of...
Read more
How to use digital banking research to build standout user experiences
11th April 2023 16 min read
How to use digital banking research to build standout user experiences
"How does our mobile banking offering stack up?" "Which mobile banking features should we be focusing our efforts on?" "And how do we make sure we...
Read more
Banking Apps Are All Alike — But Consumers Clamor for New Features
13th October 2022 3 min read
Banking Apps Are All Alike — But Consumers Clamor for New Features
Consumers are ready for mobile banking app innovation — especially in e-wallets, junior accounts and wealth management. Banks can differentiate with...
Read more
Where do credit unions stand in the US digital banking market?
30th August 2022 2 min read
Where do credit unions stand in the US digital banking market?
When St Mary's Cooperative Credit Association, the first US credit union, opened its doors in 1909, it was a radical alternative to mainstream...
Read more
The Battle for Consumer Attention in the Digital Banking War
28th July 2022 3 min read
The Battle for Consumer Attention in the Digital Banking War
The neobank sector is currently challenged by a global funding squeeze. But incumbents must realize that neobank competition is not going away. New...
Read more
Is cross-channel UX consistency in digital banking overrated?
22th July 2022 1 min read
Is cross-channel UX consistency in digital banking overrated?
Implementing a similar feature set and user interface across your web and mobile offerings is often regarded as a fundamental element of good UX. It...
Read more
How to stop releasing digital banking features that are already obsolete
7th April 2022 7 min read
How to stop releasing digital banking features that are already obsolete
How do we stay ahead of our competitors? For many digital banking teams, it's an increasingly difficult question to answer.
Read more
Competitive analysis: why opening multiple bank accounts will not work
8th March 2022 11 min read
Competitive analysis: why opening multiple bank accounts will not work
Staying up-to-date with the digital banking industry by finding out what your competitors are up to, is an essential part of the marketing process.
Read more
FinTech Insights: Improve your Digital Banking Feature Set
27th July 2021 9 min read
FinTech Insights: Improve your Digital Banking Feature Set
The product development of a digital banking product is more often than not a lengthy and expensive process. From analyzing the market, conducting...
Read more
FinTech Insights: know how all customers experience your user journeys
24th June 2021 5 min read
FinTech Insights: know how all customers experience your user journeys
If you're not a niche bank or fintech serving a specific target audience like Millennials, doctors, LGBTQi+, you’ve probably had headaches about...
Read more
How to avoid a total team burnout with FinTech Insights
27th May 2021 7 min read
How to avoid a total team burnout with FinTech Insights
Too often product development of a new digital offering becomes extremely tiring for teams. Having to spend weeks to figure out how to design...
Read more
Streamline your competitor analysis with FinTech Insights
8th April 2021 9 min read
Streamline your competitor analysis with FinTech Insights
Competitor analysis sets the tone for a smooth digital banking product development. It can however sometimes be inconclusive and leave you with a...
Read more
Innovation through benchmarking: a Breaking Banks podcast
1st April 2021 6 min read
Innovation through benchmarking: a Breaking Banks podcast
Back in January we were delighted to participate in the Breaking Banks fintech podcast Episode 372: The Nitty Gritty of Innovation. Our very own VP...
Read more
FinTech Insights: decrease your digital banking offerings development cost
31th March 2021 6 min read
FinTech Insights: decrease your digital banking offerings development cost
Budgeting for the product development process of a digital banking offering is a thorny issue for many teams. The increased time needed to roll out a...
Read more
Keep up with and get ahead of digital banking innovation
19th March 2021 6 min read
Keep up with and get ahead of digital banking innovation
Imagine if you didn’t have to spend most of your day designing the same user journey paths with their myriad iterations, while struggling to jump...
Read more
Why should banks include wealth management features in their digital offerings?
12th March 2021 13 min read
Why should banks include wealth management features in their digital offerings?
For quite a while investing was considered a niche activity, exclusive to high street investors, the wealthy and the extremely wealthy. Then the...
Read more
Why is your bank’s competitor analysis not conclusive enough?
10th March 2021 11 min read
Why is your bank’s competitor analysis not conclusive enough?
Competitor analysis is innate in the growth strategy of every bank and fintech. Its primary goal is to keep the company’s trajectory forward by...
Read more
The jarring issues that slow down digital banking product development
23th February 2021 13 min read
The jarring issues that slow down digital banking product development
Product development is the intricate process where an ideation of a digital banking feature is slowly being fleshed out into a reality. From the...
Read more
Analysis paralysis: minimize this toxic trend in digital product development
19th February 2021 5 min read
Analysis paralysis: minimize this toxic trend in digital product development
There is a solution that reduces “analysis paralysis” in digital banking product development. Going through numerous iterations in order to reach a...
Read more
FinTech Insights: reduce your go-to-market time while offering the best UX design
17th February 2021 6 min read
FinTech Insights: reduce your go-to-market time while offering the best UX design
Product development can become a very lengthy process that allows you little room to think outside the box about how to make a difference with your...
Read more
Agile framework: accelerate your digital banking product development
5th February 2021 12 min read
Agile framework: accelerate your digital banking product development
The current Landscape Traditionally, digital banking software development cycles lasted on average 2 years. And that might have been good enough a...
Read more