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  • ICBA Opposes Rakuten ILC Application

    Aug 21, 2019
    ICBA today called on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to deny Rakuten Bank America’s federal deposit insurance application and impose an immediate moratorium on industrial loan company applications.
  • ICBA and PMA Funding Extend Preferred Service Provider Agreement

    Aug 20, 2019
    ICBA today announced it has extended its ICBA Preferred Service Provider agreement with PMA Funding, continuing a long relationship that provides community banks with a valuable service to manage their liquidity needs through stable, flexible funding alternatives.
  • ICBA and The Venture Center Announce ThinkTECH Accelerator 2.0

    Aug 12, 2019
    ICBA today announced plans for a second ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator in partnership with The Venture Center. The program will accept applications from early-stage and startup fintech hopefuls from Aug. 12 to Sept. 30.

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ICBA has several experts on staff who can discuss vital issues pertaining to our nation's Main Street community banks and the broader financial services sector. For more information about community banks, and to speak with one of ICBA staff experts, please contact Aleis Stokes, ICBA's senior vice president of communications at 202-821-4457 or