Mary is a reporter for American Banker and Contributing Editor for Bank Technology News. She was a blogger, editor, journalist and content curator for Royal Media Group, where she covered commerce and financial technology. She also served as a fashion editor for National Jeweler, where she reported on fashion shows and jewelry news. Her work has also appeared in Billboard, Cracked and a number of business media outlets. Mary grew up in the Michigan suburbs and now lives in New York with one roommate, a record player and an espresso machine. Mary is endlessly curious and follows anything that grabs her. Current interests include fintech, literature, travel, good conversation, Cat Stevens and Gidget.
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Facebook Tests Video Ads
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Datacard to Buy Security Provider Entrust
December 17, 2013 Thoma Bravo LLC, a private equity investment firm, announced Tuesday its sale of Entrust, a digital identity and information...
Crowdfunding Comparison App Lands in iTunes
December 16, 2013 An app that lets people compare crowdfounding projects across the world has debuted in iTunes.
First Look: Startup Offers On-Demand Data Scientist for Small Banks
December 12, 2013 A California startup is seeking community banks to pilot its transaction analytics service. The startup's grander vision: to...
User Experience Top Priority, Says Bank of the West's Krogstad
December 11, 2013 The San Francisco bank has made recent upgrades to its mobile app that expand the account balances customers can see without...
Barclays Accepting Applications for New UK Fintech Accelerator
December 9, 2013 Barclays announced Monday a partnership with Techstars to launch a three-month accelerator program in the UK next year.
Why First Bankcard Provides Free FICO Scores to Cardholders Online
December 9, 2013 First Bankcard is one of the first issuers to make FICO scores available to bank partners’ customers for free online. The...
NCR's Heyman Provides More Details on Digital Insight Deal
December 5, 2013 As NCR Corp. proceeds with the tech acquisitions it announced this week — Digital Insight and Alaric Systems, linking the new...
Behavioral Data Startup Combines Big Data with Credit 'Traffic School'
December 4, 2013 RevolutionCredit is looking to partner with creditors on its behavior data software for underwriting and prospecting.
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