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Bank of the West exec bolts for startup, sees chance 'to redefine retail banking'

Aug 22, 2018 - American Banker

Thibault Fulconis, who until recently was chief operating officer of Bank of the West, has joined the fintech digital banking startup Varo Money as its chief financial officer.

Varo Money is a mobile-first challenger bank that aims to help Americans achieve financial health. It is in the same league as Chime, Digit, Moven, MoneyLion, Qapital and N26.

Varo provides checking and savings accounts, direct deposit, online bill payment, a debit card, predictive forecasts of cash flow, line...