Fintechlab — Forecasting the Future with MKB’s Experts

Welcome to our newest series, where we ask leading experts from MKB Bank to share their predictions and insights about what the future might hold for the financial sector. Read through these short interviews to get a sneak peek about how they see tomorrow’s fintech world!

In the next part of the series,András Bácsfalvi, MKB Bank’s Chief Compliance Officer shared his thoughts about the Compliance Directorate’s current situation and what kind of effects shape the regulations of this area.

András, please tell me about MKB Bank’s Compliance Directorate; how would you describe…


Getting your business idea out of the gates and building a business model upon it requires a lot of effort and resources. You always have to fight against the forces of failure and identify and take steps as and when required. But in order to succeed in building upon your dream idea, it’s important for you to follow the startup process.

The startup journey isn’t easy. The steps, however, if planned correctly can make this journey a lot easier and enjoyable.

Your prototype might be ready for presenting to investors or licensees but it is worth nothing if you do…


Fintechlab — Forecasting the Future with MKB’s Experts

Welcome to our newest series, where we ask leading experts from MKB Bank to share their predictions and insights about what the future might hold for the financial sector. Read through these short interviews to get a sneak peek about how they see tomorrow’s fintech world!

In the next part of the series, Albert Godena, Director of MKB Bank’s Contact Center shared his thoughts about the digitization of the Contact Center and the changes caused by the pandemic.

How does digitalization affect the life of MKB Bank’s Contact Center?

Both in the…


An idea for the next great product can come about in many ways. Maybe you shape and groom your idea during and after hours of market research. Perhaps the idea just hits you out of the blue days or weeks after you or someone you know has a problem that needs a solution.

Regardless of how it came to you, once you have an idea for the next great product chances are you’ll want to move as quickly as possible in order to bring it to market. But when it comes to product validation and development, slow is smooth and…


First, what’s that exactly? A good first impression. A one-pager is, as the name suggests, a one-page document. A one-pager is used as marketing material to demonstrate your business overview or your product or service information on a single page. One-pagers encourage crisp communication, “product thinking”, and collaboration.

Hey! Look at me! The goal of the One Pager is simply to get people to take notice of your company. To arouse interest. To be sexy and make them want to get to know you better and to tell them more.

The One Pager has to include the most significant aspects…


Fintechlab — Forecasting the Future with MKB’s Experts

Welcome to our newest series, where we ask leading experts from MKB Bank to share their predictions and insights about what the future might hold for the financial sector. Read through these short interviews to get a sneak peek about how they see tomorrow’s fintech world!

In this week’s edition we hear from Ferenc Kutala, who leads the bank card product management team. Read on for his thoughts on the future of bank cards!

So, let’s start with a tough question: are bank cards really dying?

Well, bank card penetration can be…


As a startup founder, you will pitch your business thousands of times to potential customers, partners, team members, investors, and more.

When you pitch, you need to grab the listener’s attention quickly, and communicate all of the core elements of your idea in a clear and concise manner.

Remember: If you can’t describe your business in one-sentence, then you don’t understand it well enough.

But what are the main elements of the perfect pitch?

  • It needs to be short, simple and capable of being understood by everyone
  • Define the audience: the initial group of people that you will market your…

First, how can you apply for the Partnership Program? Great news, our call is open all year long! Just fill this application form 👉 https://fintechlab.hu/program/ where we ask for your 1-pager and a demo video of your solution as well.

Within 2 weeks, if your idea fits for the Bank’s needs and helps to Fintechlab will be in touch to schedule an interview to get to know each other better.

We are looking for innovative freelancers, startups, agencies who offer a new or higher quality, more extensive customer experience than the currently solution, develop or provide a more efficient or…


Welcome to Fintechlab’s Company Spotlight. In our newest series, we would like to introduce you to some of our portfolio companies via a short interview, covering topics such as where they have been since participating in our program, what milestones they’ve achieved so far, and a sneak peek at their plans for the near future.

This Company Spotlight series has come to an end, but don’t worry we will come back soon. In the final interview, you can hear thoughts from Gabriele Musella, co-founder & CEO of Coinrule, the smart assistant for crypto currency trading. We’ve talked about the company’s…


A few weeks ago we organized a virtual round table on how banks are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic. In this post we recap some of the key questions we discussed, and also asked our panelists to respond to some of the questions from the audience we didn’t get to during the live event.

To rewatch the round table in its entirety, check out this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5LBwZ80nzk

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MKB Fintechlab

MKB Fintechlab is the CEE’s leading banking innovation lab, driving digital transformation and enhancing digital capabilities within the MKB Financial Group.

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