Category: Case Study


The “Fintech Hub” – Solving the Broken Link Between Fintech and Financial Institutions
May 5, 2022

The “Fintech Hub” – Solving the Broken Link Between Fintech and Financial Institutions

in Banking Core Integration , Cloud , Fintech , Payment Management

In this post, ModusBox CTO, Kent Brown, explains how cloud architecture, virtual private networks (VPNs), virtual private clouds (VPCs), and AWS PrivateLink combine to form the “Fintech Hub” for financial services – an affordable, scalable, and secure connection between financial institutions and fintechs. Trouble in the “Era of fintech” A new wave of real-time payment […]

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Evolving the CIO Role in the ‘Era of Fintech’ – from Information to Integration to Innovation
April 19, 2022

Evolving the CIO Role in the ‘Era of Fintech’ – from Information to Integration to Innovation

in Banking Core Integration , Digital Transformation , Fintech , IT Management

For far too long, IT teams at community financial institutions have centered around integrating with the banking core. In the meantime, financial services have quickly evolved beyond simple point-to-point application integrations. Unprecedented customer demand and new consumer behavior have introduced a proliferation of new technologies and are redefining the role of the bank CIO. In […]

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New Courses Launched in the Mojaloop Training Program
March 29, 2022

New Courses Launched in the Mojaloop Training Program

in Announcements , Financial Inclusion , Mojaloop

As one of the founding members of the Mojaloop Foundation, ModusBox contributes much of the material available in the Mojaloop Training Program. The program officially launched a year ago with seven courses targeting a spectrum of Mojaloop specialties: Moja (general Mojaloop-related educational content), DFSP (digital financial service providers), Hub (Mojaloop Hub Operators), and Scheme (Scheme […]

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ModusBox Presents Banking Core Integration at ICBA and BankTech Ventures Summit
March 22, 2022

ModusBox Presents Banking Core Integration at ICBA and BankTech Ventures Summit

in Banking Core Integration , Digital Transformation , Fintech

Our team was excited and honored to be invited to the BankTech Ventures Summit last week. We would like to extend our gratitude to the ICBA (Independent Community Bankers of America), Carey Ransom, Managing Director at BankTech Ventures, Wayne Miller, Executive Director at The Venture Center, The Community Bankers Association of Illinois, and the participating […]

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Helm and Configuration to Resolve External Dependencies and Improve Upgradability in Mojaloop v14
March 17, 2022

Helm and Configuration to Resolve External Dependencies and Improve Upgradability in Mojaloop v14

in Announcements , Financial Inclusion , Mojaloop , Open Source

Avoid tight coupling to external dependencies in your Helm charts, as they may break your upgradability, directly impacting your users. In this article, Miguel De Barros, Principal Architect Payment Solutions, deep dives into the challenges our team has faced using Helm for Kubernetes-based Mojaloop releases, the impact it has had on users, and what we’re […]

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Financial Services Integration Best Practices: Common Issues, Favorite Tools, and Proven Methodologies from Our Experts
March 15, 2022

Financial Services Integration Best Practices: Common Issues, Favorite Tools, and Proven Methodologies from Our Experts

in Banking Core Integration , Fintech , Tips and Tricks

In general, integration work is difficult because multiple moving parts make it easier to break. Now, apply that concept to a financial industry brimming with regulation, strict security protocols, little room for error, and evolving continuously, and you have one of the most complex disciplines in technology. I asked two of our integration masters, Eugene […]

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6 Exciting Trends for Community Banks, Credit Unions, and Fintechs in 2022
March 8, 2022

6 Exciting Trends for Community Banks, Credit Unions, and Fintechs in 2022

in Banking Core Integration , Digital Transformation , Fintech

Our bank and credit union friends are braving one of the most transformational shifts in the history of the financial industry. Technological advancements fueled by a massive change in social behavior and consumer demand have accelerated the arrival of a new age for community banking – the era of fintechs. The traditional financial institution can […]

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CU2.0 Brainstorm Recap: Credit Unions, APIs, Digital Transformation, and Embedded Finance in the Era of Fintechs
February 10, 2022

CU2.0 Brainstorm Recap: Credit Unions, APIs, Digital Transformation, and Embedded Finance in the Era of Fintechs

in API Management , Banking Core Integration , Digital Transformation , Enterprise Integration , Fintech

In January, I had the privilege of speaking at CU 2.0’s Brainstorm event as a panelist alongside a handful of incredible leaders, including Ajay Hans, Founder & CEO of Mobetize, Thomas Heatherly, Director of Growth at BankingOn, Kris Kovacs, President & CEO of Constellation, and Frank Wasson President & CEO of CommonWealth ONE FCU. I […]

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Building Mojaloop – Part 2: Birth of the Real-Time Payment Core, Supporting Hub Operators, and Driving Participation
February 3, 2022

Building Mojaloop – Part 2: Birth of the Real-Time Payment Core, Supporting Hub Operators, and Driving Participation

in Financial Inclusion , Mojaloop , Open Source , Payment Management

In the first part of this article, we focused on the significance of open source design for Mojaloop – the world’s first open source software for interoperability in real-time payment systems. In 2016, we joined the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other industry leaders, including Ripple and Dwolla, to design Mojaloop. Today, we are […]

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