Small banks have faced a lot of headwinds in recent years with big bank competitors accelerating their massive budgets and smaller, more nimble fintechs slowing eroding their customer base; small institutions like Israel Discount Bank (IDB), Eastern Bank, River Valley Bank and NBKC bank are all showing that you can innovate so long as you are creative and driven; these firms are all driven by innovative executive teams who have embraced change, partnerships, accelerators and more as they look to provide a comparative digital offering for their communities. Source.
Todd is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists. He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences. He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.