Collaboration on full display at NACUSO, VentureTech

Speakers cite “natural synergy” in partnering with fintechs for new product development.

Collaboration was the keyword in Las Vegas last week as a pair of industry events coordinated their calendars to the benefit of all involved.

The NACUSO Network Conference drew nearly 500 attendees, evenly split between credit union service organizations (CUSO) and the credit unions they support.

VentureTech, a showcase for early stage CUSOs and other fintech startups seeking credit union traction, staged its event immediately after.

One clear sign of collaboration is the marked increase in engagement between credit unions and fintechs, a welcome shift in mindset from the often-adversarial stance of years past.

 

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