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2014-07-23 23:05:55

ARCA and Yodlee partner with BIC and Innovation Cafe to bring the global dialogue around financial challenges to twenty-two cities across America. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Bank Innovators Council (“BIC”) today announced a twenty-two city “Road Show” beginning later this year. Under the theme “Thriving in an Era of Digital Disruption,” the Road Show will consist of half-day workshops across North America to share research and insights to inspire more innovation in...

2014-06-06 20:21:12

AMSTERDAM and DUSSELDORF, Germany, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BIC has started crowdsourcing digital handwriting contributions and data from all over the planet in order to combine them into a single typeface. The Universal Typeface experiment is a celebration of the BIC Cristal ballpoint, of which more than 100 billion have been produced since 1950. Dreamt up by DDB's agency in Dusseldorf and produced by creative digital production company MediaMonks, the Universal Typeface...

2014-04-01 16:27:51

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brother International Corporation (BIC-USA) announced today that Tadashi Ishiguro has become the Director and Chairman of BIC-USA, and will be spending more of his time focusing on strategic and long-term initiatives. In addition, Kazufumi ("Kaz") Ikeda has become Director and President of BIC-USA. Mr. Ikeda served as Director and Executive Vice President of BIC-USA, responsible for all of the administrative functions of BIC-USA...

2014-03-17 23:21:32

JP Nicols named #21 influencer and #4 listener in the Financial Services online industry. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Released on Tuesday, March 4th, Jay Palter’s Social Advisory listed “the Top 250 financial services online influencers that you need to know”. Bank Innovators Council (BIC) Co-Founder, JP Nicols was listed in the top 10% of the prestigious list at #21. Mr. Nicols was also listed in the “Top 5 Listeners in Financial Services” at #4. A membership...

2014-02-12 08:31:29

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has elected Blythe J. McGarvie to its Board of Directors. Her election increases Sonoco's board to 13 members. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO ) McGarvie is currently Senior Lecturer in the Accounting and Management unit at Harvard Business School where she teaches Financial Reporting and Control to MBA candidates, as well as...

2014-01-23 23:28:55

Author, Innovator, Founder of MovenBank, Bank 2.0 to provide welcome remarks. London, England (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The Bank Innovators Council (“BIC”) today announced that world-renowned author and innovator Brett King will provide opening remarks to welcome bank innovators to the Bank Innovators Council Lab Day taking place on Thursday, February 13th at Level39 in London, immediately following FinovateEurope. “Brett King is a global leader in advocating for innovation in the...

2014-01-10 23:03:45

Following FinovateEurope, “Lab Day” will help bank innovators digest, discuss, and dive deeper into the themes and concepts from FinovateEurope, and beyond. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 The Bank Innovators Council (“BIC”) today announced the first BIC “Innovators Lab Day” will be held on February 13, 2014, immediately following FinovateEurope. Taking place at Level39 at Canary Wharf, London, which is Europe’s largest accelerator space for finance, retail and future...

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