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17 Dec

Banking Dive Feature

Luvleen Sidhu is co-founder, president and chief strategy officer for BankMobile. Fintechs frequently join forces with financial institutions to strategically scale products and services. These partnerships can create innovation opportunities in traditional finance. In a What’s Going on in Banking study, 53% of C-level executives at midsize banks and credit unions believed fintech partnerships would be important in 2019. Thanks to advances in machine learning, artificial intelligence and cloud computing, banks can get the help they need to improve their menu of products while creating a frictionless experience for customers. Although these partnerships often make sense, they’re not perfect. Problems may arise from failing to properly follow financial regulations. And rapid movements in tech have yet to be covered by certain regulations.  Discover How Digital Security...
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16 Dec

Wharton Fintech Podcast Feature

In our latest podcast, Shompa Choudhury (WG ’20) is joined by Luvleen Sidhu, Co-Founder, President, and Chief Strategy Officer at BankMobile (www.bankmobile.com/index). In this extensive interview, Luvleen explains how BankMobile is leading the way in mobile-first banking by making banking more accessible and affordable. Luvleen also lays out the landscape for digital banking in the U.S. and explains how BankMobile’s B2B2C white label model allows them to create high volume customer acquisition at a low cost through partnerships with large consumer aggregators. Established in 2015, BankMobile is a division of Customers Bank and among the largest and fastest-growing mobile-first banking platforms in the U.S., offering checking and savings accounts, personal loans and credit...
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26 Sep

Financial Innovation Conference 2019

A keynote presentation from the co-founders of BankMobile, a division of Customers Bank and America’s fastest-growing mobile-first bank offering checking and savings accounts, personal loans and credit cards. BankMobile, named the Most Innovative Bank by LendIt Fintech in 2019, is a “customer-obsessed” bank with a disruptive, multi-partner distribution model, known as “Bank-as-a-Service” (BaaS). Jay Sidhu, Chairman & CEO, Customers Bancorp (Customers Bank) (USA); Luvleen Sidhu, President & Chief Strategy Officer, BankMobile, (USA) ...
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15 Aug

Authority Magazine Feature

Meet The Female Leaders Of Finance With Tyler Gallagher: “I believe that there are macro trends towards embracing diversity” with Luvleen Sidhu and Tyler Gallagher Tyler GallagherAug 12 · 11 min read I believe that there is a macro trend towards embracing diversity. I also think the #MeToo movement is bringing awareness to issues faced by women; however, much more attention needs to be brought to the topics of women’s equality and women’s rights. Overall, we are becoming more cognizant and sensitive. There has been progress, but it is far from a reasonable or fair outcome. A large gender income gap still exists. A lot of women are also missing on board seats. I had the pleasure of interviewing Luvleen Sidhu, founder of...
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29 May

Crains NY Feature

BankMobile looks to stand out in a field of digital banking giants Aaron Elstein Growing up in Reading, Pa., Luvleen Sidhu wasn't interested in banking, even though her father owned the local bank—or, perhaps, because he did. "It was dad's job," she said. Her father, Jay Sidhu, an immigrant from New Delhi, turned around the nearly bust Penn Savings Bank and built Sovereign Bancorp. Sovereign had branches from Maryland to Massachusetts, including more than 100 in New York after swallowing up Brooklyn's Independence Community Bank. Then, during the last decade, it was acquired by Spain's Banco Santander for a cool $5 billion. Eventually the industry began to appeal to the banker's daughter. "I learned in business school that it's important to find a problem that...
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24 May

LendAcademy Podcast Feature

Podcast 200: Luvleen Sidhu of BankMobile The co-founder and president of BankMobile discusses marrying banking as a service with a retail banking business and much more May 24, 2019 By Peter Renton Banking as a service is a concept that is still in its infancy. There are a few companies today offering different white label services for banks and even consumer brands to enable them to offer different banking services. BankMobile has put their stake in the ground here with their fascinating new partnership with T-Mobile. The next guest on the Lend Academy Podcast is Luvleen Sidhu. She is the co-founder and president of BankMobile, a division of Customers Bank. They have built a unique two sided business with both a retail bank offering...
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