Community banks remain financial service innovators and creative problem solvers. ICBA provides innovation opportunities for community banks and supports innovative partnerships and solutions to help community banks thrive.
Together, with community banks, we work to identify and foster community bank-enabled fintech partnerships by bringing community bank leaders together with fintech visionaries to cultivate a high-tech, high-touch banking experience for customers.
Community bankers must remain vigilant in exploring ways to implement solutions that keep community banks competitive in an ever-changing financial landscape.
That’s why ICBA invests in innovation by offering the ICBA ThinkTECH
Accelerator program to community bankers, thought leadership on
emerging banking innovations, and specialized events designed to help
community banks stay ahead.
A community bank focused fintech accelerator designed to identify and foster community bank-enabled fintech partnerships.Go Now
Innovation programming designed to spur community bank growth and strategy development.Go Now
Dec 7 | NewsWatch Today
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should extend its inquiry of the six largest technology companies to all tech firms that participate in payments and financial services or hold consumer data, ICBA said.
Nov 29 | NewsWatch Today
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and FBI issued a cybersecurity reminder for public and private sector organizations to remain vigilant against ransomware and other cyberattacks during the holiday season.
Nov 24 | NewsWatch Today
Federal regulators said they plan to provide greater regulatory clarity on crypto-related activities next year, with the OCC issuing an interpretive letter with guidance on digital assets.
Nov 19 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America today announced the Initial Closing of a fund launched by BankTech Ventures, LP. The venture capital fund is designed to accelerate technology opportunities and adoption at community banks.
Nov 19 | NewsWatch Today
Federal banking regulators approved a final rule designed to improve the sharing of information about cyber incidents that may affect the U.S. banking system.
Nov 17 | NewsWatch Today
Federal banking regulators will soon issue a short statement that describes the recently concluded interagency “crypto sprint,” Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu said.