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16 Jun

#LuvNote: A Thank You to My Parents

With Mother’s Day last month and Father’s Day coming up this weekend, it is a great time to reflect on the lessons and values I have learned from my parents. I am the byproduct of having two parents who invested heavily in my personal and academic development from an early age, and I am fortunate to have them as my greatest teachers. Growing up in a Sikh family in Pennsylvania, spirituality and Indian culture were a big part of my life. I participated in Indian dance, sang hymns at our local Gurdwara every Sunday, spent most of my time studying, playing piano, horseback riding, running track, and traveling with my family, including our annual trips to India to visit our family. My...
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6 May

PaymentsSource NEXT Award

Luvleen Sidhu, BM Technologies | Women in Payments, Next PaymentsSource NEXT Award Feature They say no one makes it big on their own, and Luvleen Sidhu gives plenty of credit to her family in helping to launch her company and guiding her along the way. But it was Sidhu’s own tenacity and refusal to give up that made BM Technologies and the BankMobile banking-as-a-service concept a success. Sidhu designed a digital banking platform in 2015 through the eyes of mainstream consumers who wanted simple financial management tools. Incubated as a subsidiary of Customers Bank — which her father Jay Sidhu founded, and is now run by her brother Sam Sidhu — BM initially focused on a business-to-consumer model. Behavior changes driven by COVID will...
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4 May

Elle India Profile

Meet Luvleen Sidhu, The Woman Behind One Of The Largest Mobile-First Banking Platforms In US Luvleen Sidhu, co-founder and CEO, BM Technologies, Inc. (BMTX), recently became one of the first female minority founders of a publicly traded company, following the recent listing of her company on the New York Stock Exchange. Luvleen founded her company when she was 28 and has expanded it to now serve over five million customers. In a candid chat with ELLE, she talks about leadership in the new world, digital banking and more.ELLE: From starting the company in your 20s to becoming one of the first female minority founders of a publicly traded company, tell us about the highlights of your journey? Luvleen Sidhu (LS): I graduated from Harvard in 2008 when the...
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30 Apr

#LuvNote: Feeling (Financially) Empowered!

April is always an exciting month! Earlier this month, we reported that through the pandemic, we have had the opportunity to provide our customers with hundreds of millions of dollars of government payments, including stimulus payments and tax refunds, more quickly than traditional banks. We know how crucial funds are during these difficult times and it has been exciting for the entire BM Technologies (BMTX) team to see how many of our customers consider their accounts as their primary account. Reaching these milestones and finding new ways to support our customers is what keeps us going. It’s Financial Literacy Month! Our vision for BM Technologies (BMTX), formerly known as BankMobile, is to prioritize financially empowering our customers and use technology to provide them with...
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29 Mar

#LuvNote: Leading Women in Fintech

Reflecting Back on International Women’s Day, Celebrating Women’s History Month, and Leading Women in Fintech Reflecting back on International Women’s Day 2021 (#ChooseToChallenge) and as we continue to observe Women’s History Month 2021, it is a time for us to acknowledge and celebrate some extraordinary leading women’s achievements who have paved the way for others in the financial technology space, honor the women whom we live and work alongside every day, and keep pushing toward gender equality. In 1870, Victoria Woodhull was the first woman to open her own brokerage firm and the first woman to run for president. In 1903, Maggie L. Walker became the first woman to charter a bank in the United States. In 1967, Muriel “Mickie” Siebert became...
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