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New Smart Bank UK Open Beta Launched Today

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by utterlyadrift25, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. utterlyadrift25

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    I signed up to Mondo today because I think they will end up being one of the biggest financial institutions in the not so distant future. They have launched their open beta today in the UK and thought some of you might be interested in checking it out. There is a waiting list which requires you to refer so I am sharing both ref and non-ref links. Reason I am sharing is simply because I think this sector needs to be disrupted, and with organisations looking to incorporate blockchain technology and others looking to provide a more consumer centric and user friendly offering I thought I'd share.

    Ref: https://goo.gl/Y09agi
    Non-Ref: https://goo.gl/VTZRx0

    I had actually tried to invest in one of these smart banks - Atom recently launched a crowdfunding round with a £1000 cap of up to £1 million but they got it within 1.34 minutes (world record) so didn't get to invest :(. You can read the article here: http://goo.gl/mB5Lq0
     
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    Ffff gdi America what is wrong with you?! Why do we not have these things?!

    Oh that's right. We're greedy and we suck.

    Carry on.
     
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    I'm sure I've come across a few fintech startups working in the US.

    Here's a list of top 100 companies right now (can filter by region): http://fintechinnovators.com/
     
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    There are actually about 3 or 4 mobile-only banks in the US that I can think of right now. I was just being a jackass.

    In all seriousness, I do need to switch banks. I did read that article you linked to and I'm pretty much in agreement that old banks need to go fuck themselves. I've dealt with all the major banks in the US and some of the smaller ones, plus three credit unions. Each and every one of them sucks giant donkey balls.

    I'd give a mobile-only bank a shot in a moon minute. I'm actually researching them right now. I plan to have an account open with one of them by this summer.
     
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    Agree with you fully. The ULTIMATE piss takers of this world:

    Work hard > save money > deposit in bank > bank invests money and lends money > bank fucks up at some point
    Work hard > pay taxes > government bails out bank that fucked up
    Person who bank lends YOUR money to > unforeseen circumstance > bank sends thugs to home to take their childs Wii U as part payment
    Bailed out banks give big fucking bonuses to their bankers regardless of what is going on it would seem

    Bank = cunts
     
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