Sal Trifilio

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How Data and Technology Make Relationship Banking A Differentiator Again

by Sal Trifilio on June 27, 2019

Banking is going through a rough patch.

Not only did branch closures reach an all-time high in 2018, but mergers and acquisitions are leading to...

What Is Relationship-Based Digital Lending?

by Sal Trifilio on June 19, 2019

Relationship-based digital lending is the use of online technology in combination with traditional, relationship-banking tactics. Banks that...

Beating Amazon at Their Small Business Lending Game

by Sal Trifilio on June 06, 2019

In a recent article for GonzoBanker, Cornerstone Advisors’ Joe Ganzelli painted a dire picture of the small business lending landscape for...

Barlow Business Banking Conference 2019: The Digital + People Strategy

by Sal Trifilio on May 30, 2019

Barlow Research Associate’s annual Barlow Business Banking Conference went off without a hitch on May 20-21 in Chicago, IL.

Offers, Insights, Events & More: How Banks Are Celebrating National Small Business Month

by Sal Trifilio on May 23, 2019

What started out as a week’s long celebration of the nation’s small businesses has quickly turned into a month’s worth of recognition.

Small Business Credit Survey: What Banks Need to Know

by Sal Trifilio on May 20, 2019

May is National Small Business Month, and the owners of these establishments have a lot to celebrate in 2019.

What to Expect at the 2019 Barlow Business Banking Conference

by Sal Trifilio on May 06, 2019

Each year, our friends over at Barlow Research put together the Business Banking Conference—a two-day event that draws banking and fintech thought...

Fintech and Banks: A Growing Ecosystem of Partnerships

by Sal Trifilio on April 15, 2019

On April 8 and 9, thousands of attendees descended on the Moscone Center in San Francisco for the seventh annual LendIt Fintech USA conference, a...