"Brandon McGee, Industry Insider, Mobile Banking Guru...He is not only the real deal, a genuine industry insider, but also knows exactly what's on the minds of financial service pros as they contemplate the various mobile options." - Jim Bruene, Publisher & Founder, Online Financial Innovations

"Going Mobile. Local executive carves niche as national expert on fast-growing banking-industry technology trend" - Scott Olson, Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ)

"Brandon McGee, the industry's unofficial ambassador for mobile banking" 

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Mobile Banking Updates

Top Industry Leaders to Take Stage at 2008 TowerGroup Annual Conference
"In continuing its tradition as a top venue for sharing insights on the major issues facing the global financial services industry, TowerGroup today announced that it will host two industry panel discussions at its upcoming 2008 Annual Conference. These sessions will compliment the over 30 strategic presentations led by TowerGroup research analysts. Themed, “Charting Your Course for Success,” the event, which will be held from May 28 to 30, 2008, at Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, Mass., will delve deep into the market mandates of the retail consumer and wholesale client management; unearth new opportunities for developing markets; and debate the practical realities of emerging technologies."

Online Resources Announces Two Key Internet Banking Wins
"Online Resources Corporation (Nasdaq:ORCC), a leading provider of web-based financial services, today announced that National Penn Bancshares and Travis Credit Union have signed new multi-year agreements with its Community Bank & Credit Union Services unit for retail Internet banking and other services. The institutions’ combined 100,000 end-users are scheduled to be converted to Online Resources’ platform later this year."

Monitise and Metavante Partner with Carphone Warehouse to Make Money Mobile
"Monitise plc (LSE:MONI.L) and Metavante (NYSE:MV) today announced that they are working with Carphone Warehouse to launch a “mobile money” scheme. The launch will see the introduction of a Carphone Warehouse prepay card, managed directly from the mobile phone, that can be used to shop in millions of outlets worldwide. The deal is the result of a partnership with Metavante Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of prepaid and licensed software in Europe, and Monitise plc, the company behind the MONILINK mobile banking and payments network."

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