New York, NY, June 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BankMobile, a division of Customers Bank, and America’s fastest growing mobile-first bank, today announced Jay Sidhu, Chairman and CEO of BankMobile and Customers Bank, will be a featured speaker at the Empire Startups FinTech Conference in Toronto.
“I am delighted to be the keynote speaker at such an important conference,” stated Sidhu. “By being a FinTech company with a banking charter, BankMobile has disrupted the industry with its no-fee checking and savings accounts model, focus on financial empowerment and simple, easy-to-use app. We have grown exponentially to be the largest digital bank in the country and I look forward to sharing valuable insights with my fellow attendees.”
The conference will bring together more than 200 leaders in FinTech to examine trends, threats and opportunities created by this emerging financial sector. It aims to bridge the gap between FinTech and traditional financial services, as well as equip entrepreneurs with the tools needed to thrive.
This conference will allow attendees the unique opportunity to engage with key players representing every aspect of FinTech – the masterminds behind successful startups, the venture capitalists who invest in these startups, and professionals in banking and other industries who are increasingly working with FinTech companies to meet rapidly evolving client demands.
Key themes at this year’s event will include: Toronto’s evolution as the FinTech capital of Canada, FinTech’s role in changing user behavior, and the impact of AI on the FinTech landscape.
Sidhu will deliver a keynote address on the “Future of Digital Banking” and join other distinguished speakers including Michele Romanow, Co-founder and President of Clearbanc.
“We’re proud that Empire Startups accounts for the largest FinTech community in the world with our upcoming event bringing together some of the brightest and most innovative minds in the industry,” said Jon Zanoff, founder of Empire Startups. “We hand-selected an exclusive group of FinTech rockstars who offer unique insights into the intricacies of innovation and what it takes to succeed in the midst of the FinTech revolution.”
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Established in 2015, BankMobile, a division of Customers Bank, is America’s largest mobile-first bank, offering fee-free checking and savings accounts. It provides target customers – millennials, the underbanked and middle income households with a digital, effortless, and financially empowering experience. BankMobile offers checking, savings, lines of credit, joint accounts and access to over 55,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide (BankMobile VIP customers have free access to every ATM in the country, which is more than 400,000 ATMs), a guaranteed higher savings rate than the top four banks in the nation, a personal banker for all customers, and a free financial advisor for VIP customers. BankMobile is operating as the digital banking division of Customers Bank, which is a Federal Reserve regulated and FDIC-insured commercial bank. For more information, please visit www.bankmobile.com.
About Empire Startups
Established in 2011, Empire Startups is a think tank boasting the largest community of FinTech entrepreneurs, investors, and banking innovators in the world. We are a thriving FinTech network bridging the gap between entrepreneurs, domain experts, and the investment community. Not only do we serve our community by disseminating news on innovation and trends, but we host the premier FinTech events of the year. Our annual Empire Startups FinTech Conference in New York, San Francisco and Toronto bring together FinTech players from all over the world. We also host meetups throughout the year in cities spanning the country. For more information, please visit us at: www.empirestartups.com. Or, you can check us out on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
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