Celent Model Bank of the Year 2015
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#AWARD "World Economic Forum Global Growth Company"
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German Bank Fidor steps up fight for UK current accounts
Bank with interest rates linked to Facebook likes to launch in UK
(theguardian - 18/09/15) Based in Germany, with deposits overed by the German savings guarantee scheme, Fidor is starting out with a savings account and intends to launch full service current accounts and other products later.
A new challenger bank built like an app store just launched in the UK
(BusinessInsider UK - 18/09/15) Fidor has been operating a website since April in the UK, signing on "community" members to discuss what products and services they want. But today it is launching its first products in the UK.
UK banking revolution begins as Fidor opens for business
Unbundling Fidor and the model for approaching financial startups
(Celent - 09/09/15) Fidor Bank wants to transform the way financial institutions interact with their customers by creating a sense of community and openness. The bank views its platform, FidorOS, as a key differentiator that allows it to offer customer services from startups or new financial instruments.
Matthias Kroener: Why isn't bitcoin being executed by banks?
(International Business Times - 17/08/15) So far Fidor Bank is the only mainstream banking operation bold enough to put its money where its mouth is in respect of cryptocurrency. Matthias Kroener calls bitcoin "a natural part of the digital lifestyle".
The mobile-first startups taking on the big banks
(TechWorld - 02/07/15) Fidor has been featured as one of the mobile-first start ups taking on the big banks. Since the UK's financial regulators relaxed rules for new entrants in 2013, a host of start ups have applied for banking licenses in order to take on the established lenders.
Fidor: Celent Model Bank of the Year 2015
(CELENT - 24/03/15) Celent names Fidor Bank the Model Bank of the Year for 2015. The vision for Celent’s Model Bank research, now in its eighth year, is to spotlight effective uses of technology in banking. Each year, in addition to case studies highlighting initiatives within a variety of topic areas, Celent awards an overall winner. download report
Technology you can bank on
(Computer Weekly - 01/03/13) Lessons Fidor can teach the broader financial services industry. Fidor Bank, as it is known, is the brainchild of a group of entrepreneurs who recognised that because of Web 2.0 and social media were changing people's social lives, they would inevitably change retail banking too.
Fidor Bank press releases
28/07/16 - Fidor Group acquired by Groupe BPCE
30/10/15 - Launch Press Release from Clarity PR
Fidor Developer Days – make our bank your bank
Fidor Developer Day // Munich
Almost 100 developers and business partners joined us in Munich in March 2015 to learn all about the latest developments regarding the Fidor API.
Took place in Munich, 05th March 2015
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Fidor Developer Day // London
Become a pirate of banking! Discover the true banking treasure: developer friendly banking APIs. Fidor APIs offer you direct access to our banking and community services. From user registration to global money transfer – pick the services your business needs.
Took place in London, 13th November 2014
Fidor Developer Day // Munich
Fidor held its first developer & partner day in Munich on the 26th of June. FinTech developers from all over the world joined the event.
You want to know more about Fidor and Disruptive Innovation in Banking?
Took place in Munich, 26th of June 2014
Get in touch
The easiest way to contact our PR team is by sending an email directly to press(at)fidor.com
From Crowdfunding to Crowdwriting
The Fidor Bank Moneyfesto is the first leaflet that was co-created by members of the community and employees of the bank. It contains the 10 rules for modern cash management.