Writing a Small Bank’s Next Chapter

After 27 years working with community financial institutions at technology provider COCC, Marco Bernasconi is taking his skills to North Brookfield Savings Bank as the $350 million-asset lender orients itself for growth.

Suburban Fintech Makes Downtown Move Amid Growth Spurt

After Newton-based fintech startup Stavvy received over $40 million in series A venture capital financing last year, Chief Operating Officer Josh Feinblum and its HR team faced the task of looking for a new headquarters and onboarding hundreds of new employees.

Bank Collaborations, AI Ahead in 2022

Innovations coming in the next year could include enhancements to digital onboarding, internal processes and artificial intelligence, with some of these enhancements coming out of bank collaborations.

Alloy Labs Alliance Launches Payments Network

A group of 10 community banks, including Reading Cooperative Bank and Southbridge-based Savers Bank, has partnered with a Connecticut financial technology company to launch an open payments network that the banks say will benefit consumers and community banks.