20 stories about Banking
Ran Heistein EFG

EFG International opens Israel office, banking on tech boom

Ran Heistein has been named as Head of EFG Bank AG’s Representative Office in Tel Aviv
דורון גורדון, מייסד ויאבלי

Former Samanage team secures $21 million for new startup Viably

26.07.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup, founded by Doron Gordon, who led Samanage to a $350 million acquisition by SolarWinds, has developed a free banking, insights, and financial management app designed specifically for small business owners
צוות יוניט

Unit raises $100 million Series C at $1.2 billion valuation for banking-as-a-service platform

17.05.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup helps accelerate time to market and enables companies to launch bank accounts, cards, payment, and lending products in weeks
Gadi Mazor ועידת פינטק Ctech וידאו

“With fintech, you get about three times more fraud than what you now get on traditional banking”

01.05.22|James Spiro
Gadi Mazor, CEO at BioCatch, joined CTech at FINTech 2022 to highlight some of the ways users can be protected for digital banking
ועידת Mind The Tech שמוליק ארבל

“Convenience is the most important thing to banking customers,” says Bank Leumi Deputy CEO

23.03.22|Meir Orbach
“More than 50% of our customers prefer to conduct their banking in the most convenient way possible,” says Bank Leumi Deputy CEO, Head of Retail Division, Shmulik Arbel, who also heads the Pepper app
ועידת Mind The Tech חנן פרידמן מנכ"ל בנק לאומי

“We don’t think of fintech as competition, we want to work together,” says Bank Leumi CEO

23.03.22|Meir Orbach
Hanan Friedman also told Calcalist's Sophie Shulman: "Recently, we established a new tech venture - “The Garage” - with military tech experts, and it’s going to change the market. It’s a combination of local entrepreneurial ability and Leumi’s power and capabilities"
טל וויזר פינסטרה

Open banking is conquering the world, but in Israel there is still a long road ahead

03.01.22|Tal Weiser
"Open banking is a huge economic opportunity that offers regeneration and the building of new sources of income for banks and commercial companies," writes Tal Weiser of Finastra
אמנון שעשוע מובילאיי

Israel’s First Digital Bank secures $120 million Series A at $320 million valuation

The Israeli AI-based digital bank has secured investments led by renowned Swiss wealth management group Julius Baer, Japanese financial conglomerate SBI, and China-based technology company Tencent
סיטי סיטי גרופ סיטיבנק Citi

Citi recruiting Tel Aviv crypto experts for digital assets division

24.11.21|Meir Orbach and Reuters
The U.S. banking giant is looking to create 100 roles focused on digital assets including blockchain and digital currencies at its institutional division
עדי פז מנכ"ל גיגהספייסס

Bank Leumi leads $13.5 million round in GigaSpaces

10.11.21|Golan Hazani
The Israeli banking powerhouse will also integrate GigaSpaces Big Data tech into its systems
FinTech Mobile

Financial consumerism gets personal in the digital age

As the world turns to digital – a process highlighted by Covid – increasingly more services and products are becoming personalized
גל בר דעה מנכל הבנק הדיגיטלי

“It’s like David going up against Goliath. The top three Israeli banks will change, and we’ll be part of it”

12.09.21|Diana Bahur-Nir
He pledges to pay higher interest on deposits and take lower interest on loans, and is certain that banking’s big bang is right around the corner. Gal Bar Dea, the CEO of First Digital Bank, is counting on people wanting to walk around in “I Love My Bank” T-shirts
Mor Eyal New Digital Bank

What need do we have for ‘Neo Banks’?

05.09.21|James Spiro
They’ve attracted the attention of everyone from Warren Buffet to Amnon Shashua - but why?
אמנון שעשוע מובילאיי

Israel's First Digital Bank to offer full digital banking services to US citizens

The banking system doesn’t currently make it possible for Israeli citizens who also hold a US citizenship or a foreign tax residency to open a bank account by digital means and they are forced to arrive at bank branches in order to physically sign a series of documents
כנס פינטק שוקי אורן יו"ר הבנק הדיגיטלי הראשון

"We won't be a free bank but we'll disrupt the existing order"

28.06.21|Almog Azar
Chairman of the First Digital Bank, Shuki Oren, said that it will launch its services towards the end of this year or in the first quarter of next year with the aim of making an immediate footprint
גל בר דעה מנכ"ל הבנק הדיגיטלי הראשון

Get ready to leave your old bank behind

22.06.21|Gal Bar Dea
“It is possible to be faster, stronger, smarter, and more efficient, and build the bank we have always been waiting for,” writes Gal Bar Dea, CEO of Israel’s First Digital Bank
מוסף שבועי 28.11.19 ניר צוק מנכל חברת פלאו אלדו ישראלי לשעבר

From cyber to banking: Palo Alto's Nir Zuk recruiting investors for new digital bank

03.05.21|Golan Hazani and Irit Avisar
Zuk has partnered with Shmuel Hauser, the former Chairman of the Israel Securities Authority, and entrepreneur Yuval Aloni, to set up what would be Israel's second digital bank to rival Mobileye founder Shashua's venture