Banks and holding companies have three strategic alternatives for delivering new electronic products and services to customers: They can develop them through internal expansion; acquire, whole or in part, companies that provide them; or enter into joint ventures, networks, alliances, and partnerships.

Experts seem to believe the third approach provides banks with the optimal array of business opportunities. But successful technology ventures require a blend of business skills, savvy instincts, and an understanding of the legal pitfalls.

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