Rik Coeckelbergs

Rik Coeckelbergs

Independent Advisor, Opinion Maker and Consultant at The Banking Scene
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Bio Rik Coeckelbergs is also the founder of The Banking Scene. He is passionate about building communities and conceptualizing ideas, enabling sustainable business models. Career History Prior to his current position he was Payments and Management Consultant at Clear2Pay, Business Controller at Colruyt and Senior Product Manager Daily Banking at bpost bank. In 2009, he created a Linkedin community Innovation In Payments which today has more than 23,500 active global members.

Blogs

Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

When your real estate agent decides to become a bank

20 Aug 2019

Originally posted on Medium on August 2nd, 2019. Some time ago I referred to Hello bank! as a bank that found out that they are very well positioned to become their customer’s real estate manager. They integrated immovlan.be, a real estate website, in their platform to help their clients to look for a house. This week, I witnessed an initiative ...

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Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

Top 3 threats for banks today

04 Jul 2019

Recently I represented The Banking Scene at Money20/20 Europe. I skipped one year, so my last edition was in Copenhagen. Man… this conference has grown. The coffee I took at the entrance, was almost cold when I finally reached Mainstage. To my surprise, their growth was for me personally the biggest eye-opener of this edition. The conference is t...

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Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030

How a traditional mercado transforms the payments experience in Mechelen

04 Jul 2019

For those who don’t know Mechelen: this is my home town. It is a small city in Belgium, right in between Brussels and Antwerp. These days, its colourful history makes of Mechelen a hotspot for tourists. Dear tourists: we have good news! Mechelen has a new attraction: De Vleeshalle — a Mercado, an indoor food market. I am not a food critic, so don’...

Fintech innovation and startups

How to find great collaboration between fintech and banks

04 Jul 2019

In April, I had the pleasure to participate in a challenger session with Julian Sawyer (COO at Starling Bank) and Noemi Papp (Head of Digital & Retail, at EBF) at 6th Nextgen Payments Forum in Cyprus. The panel was in the hands of an excellent moderator Peter Oakes. The title of this challenger session was: “Bank vs Fintech — Competition or c...

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