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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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8 Mar

CEOBlogNation Feature

Millennial Businesswoman Empowering the Underbanked Through Digital Banking Experience Millennial businesswoman Luvleen Sidhu is the Co-Founder, President and Chief Strategy Officer at BankMobile, America’s largest and fastest growing mobile-first bank. BankMobile empowers low-to-middle- income Americans, the underbanked, and millennials with a digital, effortless and financially empowering banking experience. Luvleen launched BankMobile in January 2015 – when she was only 28-years-old – with the understanding that everyone needs financial services, yet it is one of the least customer-centric industries that exists today.  We had a chance to interview Luvleen and asked about her story, how she started her financial business and the future of BankMobile. Tell us your story. Why did you start your business? Shortly after I graduated from Harvard in 2008, I started my...
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26 Dec

CEOWorld Feature

We live in a world of industry disruption: from Amazon forcing brick-and-mortar stores to close their doors, to the likes of Netflix and Hulu disrupting traditional television distribution, to ride-hailing apps grabbing 75% of the ground transportation market share, to digital media platforms rendering newspapers extinct....
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16 Nov

#BankOnIt Podcast Feature

Every week the show host John Siracusa talks with amazing fintech leaders and entrepreneurs, through conversation uncovers the amazing stories behind them, their creations and the most important topics in fintech. In this episode the host John Siracusa chats with Luvleen Sidhu,  Co-Founder and President of BankMobile.  She started her banking career at Lehman Brothers and on her first day after 6 weeks of training was the beginning of it’s collapse.  Now she’s a co-founder at BankMobile, a company that provides a mobile first banking experience which has 1.6 million accounts and is the offspring of Customers Bank in Pennsylvania. About the host: John is the host of the 2x weekly "Bank On It” podcast recorded onsite at the Carpenter Group offices, which...
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7 Nov

Luvleen Sidhu on Changing the World of Banking

From Vision to Execution: Luvleen Sidhu on Changing the World of Banking In 2007, she saw millions of Americans lose everything because of the faulty American Financial System. Immediately, she knew she needed to do something. Join Luvleen Sidhu, Co-Founder, President and Chief Strategy Officer - BankMobile, USA​ in the 4th ASEAN Exec-IT event to gain more insights on the Disruption for Digital Differentiation. In an era where consumer demands are rising and technologies are rapidly disrupting, the secret to survive is hardwork – to some people, at least. For Luvleen Sidhu, Co-Founder, President and Chief Strategy Officer at BankMobile, surviving is not enough, and hardwork is a mere understatement. Her secret to success is her “obsession towards solving customer pain points.” Having...
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14 Oct

Authority Magazine feature

“Values Are Immutable; However, Culture Can Adapt” An Interview With Co-Founder of BankMobile, Luvleen Sidhu “Values are immutable; however, culture can adapt.” This was a really helpful piece of advice for me given that I’ve struggled with balancing BankMobile’s high growth with having a strong company culture. By understanding that core values are the most important foundation of an organization and recognizing that the culture can adapt over time helped me feel liberated. I now understand that our core values as a company which are based on respect, trust and constant innovation will keep us unified and focused on our objectives and with this solid foundation, the strength of our culture develops over time. I had the pleasure of interviewing Luvleen Sidhu, Co-Founder, President and Chief...
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2 Oct

LuvNote# 15 – Change Really Starts with YOU!

The world is about to change for the better and you can be a major part of it. I attended the annual Singularity University Global Summit last month, which is a conference that aims to bring together a world-class collection of leaders to better understand the future through exponential technologies, creating meaningful connections among colleagues, and empowering every individual to go out and build a better world. One of the main takeaways I got from the conference is that now is the best time to start a business. Not just any business but a business that will help shape our world for years to come. "Now is the best time to start a business. Not just any business but a business...
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25 Sep

33 Under 33 Awards Winner

Beyond honored to have been selected as the 2018 33 under 33 winner! Thank you, @StrtupBoost! http://www.33under33.com/past-winners   Luvleen Sidhu '18 Co-Founder, President & Chief Strategy Officer BankMobile I won because: Co-founded the largest and fastest growing digital bank, serving millennials and low- to middle-income Americans with an affordable and tech savvy banking experience Disrupted branch-based banking and, in the process, helped customers save over 100 million dollars in bank fees in the last two years Author of “Why Can’t Banks Be As Easy As Uber,” which became an international bestseller in less than 24 hours  ...
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