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29 Nov

FINTECHTALK Podcast | November 2022

Host Paddy Ramanathan sat down with Luvleen Sidhu (CEO at BMTX formerly BankMobile), Jamie Donahue (CTO of BMTX), and Ahon Sarkar (General Manager at Helix by Q2) to talk about all things BaaS, Embedded Finance and the recently announced partnership between BMTX and Helix. Click the link for episode details of the Podcast: Embedded Finance and Evolution of Core Banking ...
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29 Nov

FinTech Magazine | November 2022

Luvleen Sidhu is the founder and CEO of BM Technologies - a leading digital banking platform in the US. She describes her journey into fintech and banking. As one of the leading figures in the US banking space, Luvleen Sidhu is the Chair, CEO, and founder of BM Technologies, Inc. The company is one of the largest digital banking platforms in the US and provides access to checking and savings accounts, personal loans, and credit cards. As a member of the BM Technologies (BMTX) Board of Directors and Director and founder of the BankMobile Foundation, Sidhu identifies and funds budding entrepreneurs and organizations that promote financial literacy. We caught up with her to find out more. Describe your role and your journey...
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24 Oct

GoSolo Feature | October 2022

What's your business, and who are your customers?BM Technologies, Inc. (NYSE American: BMTX), formerly known as BankMobile, is among the largest digital banking platforms and Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) providers in the country, providing access to checking and savings accounts, personal loans, credit cards, and financial wellness. It is focused on technology, innovation, easy-to-use products, and education with the mission to financially empower millions of Americans by providing a more affordable, transparent, and consumer-friendly banking experience. BM Technologies (BMTX) currently has approximately two million accounts and provides disbursement services at approximately 750 college and university campuses (covering one out of every three college students in the U.S.). Read the full interview at: https://gosolo.subkit.com/luvleen-sidhu/ ...
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10 Aug

Banking Dive | August 2022

BM Technologies’ Luvleen Sidhu bets on BaaS, bank charter “For those that can combine the charter with the technology, that is the most competitive way to play in the banking-as-a-service space,” said Luvleen Sidhu, BM Technologies’ chair, CEO and founder. This interview has been edited for clarity and brevity.BANKING DIVE: You started BankMobile as a direct-to-consumer bank but eventually pivoted to BaaS. How has the BaaS space changed over the years?LUVLEEN SIDHU: When we did T-Mobile and we were trying to pitch to other brands, everyone was kind of scratching their head, like, what is this? … Now all of a sudden, everyone has heard of embedded finance and banking-as-a-service.A shift is taking place, and there is an awareness of how helpful...
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9 Aug

Due Diligence Podcast | August 2022

Luvleen was recently Named Winner of Greater Philadelphia Ernst & Young (EY US) Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022. She's also one of, probably, the youngest public company CEOs (not just MicroCap) that I've interviewed. We discussed all of this, and:• What "Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS)" means and BMTX's opportunity here• T-Mobile Partnership• Business strategy around BMTX's announced merger with First Sound Bank expected to close in second half of 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhcoI6eWxCs ...
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1 Jul

Tearsheet | July 2022

“Tough times don’t last, tough people do”: A day in the life of Luvleen Sidhu, CEO and founder of BMTX Luvleen Sidhu is the youngest female founder to take a company public as the chair, CEO, and founder of BMTX, formerly known as BankMobile.The life of a banking executive comes with challenges, and Luvleen discusses her professional journey, love for spirituality, and empowering more women to thrive in male-dominated industries. The full article can be found at: https://tearsheet.co/day-in-the-life/tough-times-dont-last-tough-people-do-a-day-in-the-life-of-luvleen-sidhu-ceo-and-founder-of-bmtx/ ...
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24 Jun

Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022

Entrepreneurs play a vital role in transforming our lives by disrupting entire industries and reinventing economies. Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia Award winner! It’s an honor to be named an Entrepreneur Of The Year winner. This past year has been pivotal for BMTX as we were one of the first neo banking fintechs to go public last year, are one of the first to have a profitable business model and are now among the first fintechs embracing a bank charter to create an innovative fintech bank for the future. Our mission is to empower entrepreneurs to positively impact the fintech and banking industries and bring innovation and financial inclusion to the market. I am honored to be recognized among such...
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16 Jun

Women of Color Rise Podcast | June 2022

For this Women of Color Rise episode, we talk with Indian American Luvleen Sidhu, Founder and CEO of BM Technologies. Luvleen checked all the success boxes - graduating from Harvard with her BS and Wharton with her MBA and working at an investment bank and a consulting firm. But instead of checking more and more boxes, Luvleen stopped and made a decision - she would pursue her dream to become an entrepreneur, which eventually led to her becoming the youngest woman to take a company public. In Women of Color Rise, we talk about aligning with your North Star - your joy, passion, strengths, and values. And the best time to do this is now. Luvleen is a great example of...
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20 Apr

Lendit Fintech Podcast | April 2022

Luvleen was last on the show back in 2019 and returns to give an update on all things BMTX. In this podcast you will learn:• The core business of BM Technologies today.• Why they decided to spin out from Customers Bank.• The thinking behind going public via SPAC.• What has changed now that BM Technologies is a public company.• Why they decided to acquire a community bank.• What attracted them to First Sound Bank in Seattle.• What they will do with the bank once the merger closes.• The difference in approaches for partnering versus acquiring a bank.• The highlights from their 2021 earnings report.• Details of the T-Mobile banking-as-a-service partnership.• Who banking-as-a-service for brands is best suited for.• How the branding...
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