Transforming Finance

through design, innovation & entrepreneurship

Run the Next Bank chapter in your city.

Here's your chance to lead the Next Bank conversation. Open a Next Bank chapter in your city, run events, meetups, competitions, workshops and training for your industry peers, and connect globally with your fellow Next Bankers. And maybe, with Next Bank, you can change the world!

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Next Bank is an independent, open and collaborative community driving change for the better in financial services through design, innovation and entrepreneurship

Join the Next Bank Community

You’ll be connected with the world’s best thought leaders, and be a part of the most inspiring finance events on the planet.

WHY are we here?

We want to see banking change for the better, for every person on the planet

HOW do we do it?

We see design, innovation & entrepreneurship as forces of change

WHAT do we create?

We build conferences, communities, content, research, consulting and coaching

Run the Next Bank chapter in your city.

Here's your chance to lead the Next Bank conversation. Open a Next Bank chapter in your city, run events, meetups, competitions, workshops and training for your industry peers, and connect globally with your fellow Next Bankers. And maybe, with Next Bank, you can change the world!

What we think

Moments of Enchantment

By | Books, Corporate Values, Delicacies, Enjoy, Leading by Being, Personal Values, Vulnerability, Worldviews | No Comments

From time to time, I am invited to give a keynote presentation. More and more i am adding multimedia elements to that: video, audio, even silence. This transmedia approach is also something that keeps inspiring me when doing my day job, where i am architect and content curator of “events”. I always say that i […]

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Millennials and the future of finance: A different kind of trust

By | diversity, fintech, Innotribe, millennials, Sibos | No Comments

A generational shift is underway, which is challenging and reinventing notions of trust in financial services. The Millennial Generation, comprised of those people born between 1982 and 2004 (average age 22), lies at the heart of this shift. A couple of months ago, i spotted the twitter stream and website of Wharton FinTech, the first student-led […]

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Petervan’s Delicacies – Week 22 June 2015

By | Delicacies, Petervan | No Comments

Week-25 of Delicacies: What a rich week that was. But i stick to max 5 articles that i found interesting and worth re-reading. Handpicked, no robots. Minimalism in curation. Enjoy! About winning back the open web: http://buytaert.net/winning-back-the-open-web What is code? http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-paul-ford-what-is-code/ About the wellbeing economy: https://medium.com/emergent-culture/the-wellbeing-economy-89c67b625ac2 About Market Networks: http://techcrunch.com/2015/06/27/from-social-to-market-networks/ About disrupting your own company: […]

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Advice and Paper Pushing in Banking will be Killed by AI

By | advice, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Bank Teller, Blogs, Customer Experience, Economics, Engagement Banking, Financial Advisor, Future of Banking, Insurance Assessor, Loan Officer, Marketing Strategy, Oxford University, Product Origination, Risk | No Comments

For over 100 years employment has been shifting out of big industry and into services. Whether agriculture, fishing, mining or in the last 50 years manufacturing, as processes become automated, we’ve shifted to jobs where humans matter. But in a world where the ability of a human is surpassed by artificial intelligence, there is a […]

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"Nobody is changing the conversation like Next Bank. They bring in valuable perspectives from within the industry and unique viewpoints from far beyond."

− JP Nicols, Bank Innovators Council

"Next Bank is where the future of finance is discussed, debated and defined."

− Aman Narain

"More than just an innovation showcase or trade show, Next Bank brings together the brightest minds in and out of the industry to share ideas and provide a vision for next gen banking."

− Jim Marous, The Financial Brand

"Next Bank is a great community of thought leaders, startups, industry players and subject experts that are keen to bring productive change to the financial industry."

− Markus Grnick, Startup Bootcamp Fintech

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