Daylight: Meeting the Unique Needs of the LGBTQ+ Community


Rob CurtisFEATURING: Rob Curtis, CEO of Daylight

With a collective spending power of $1 trillion a year, close to 30 million Americans self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex or asexual according to recent polls. Despite the size of the market, 44% of LGBTQ+ people consistently struggle to maintain regular savings.

This podcast is not a political conversation, while we will be touching on political issues. It is an analysis of how a digital banking platform can transform the banking experience for a unique community by creating products and content specific for a segment’s needs.

My guest on the Banking Transformed podcast is Rob Curtis, CEO of Daylight, the first digital bank focused on the needs of the LGBTQ+ community. Rob shares the challenges this community faces from a financial perspective, and how Daylight is addressing these issues.

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About the Banking Transformed Podcast

In each Banking Transformed podcast, host Jim Marous has candid conversations with the world’s foremost leaders on what it takes to transform financial institutions during an age of digital disruption. His guests discuss technology, channels, innovation, customer experience, leadership, culture and competitive forces that are changing the banking industry faster than ever before.


Jim Marous Profile PictureNamed as one of the most influential people in banking, Jim Marous is an internationally recognized financial industry strategist, co-publisher of The Financial Brand and the owner and CEO of the Digital Banking Report. The Digital Banking Report is a subscription-based publication that provides deep insights into the digitization of banking, with over 150 reports in the digital archive available to subscribers.

As a sought after keynote speaker, author and recognized authority on disruption in the financial services industry, Marous has been featured by CNBC and CNN, Cheddar, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Financial Times, The Economist, The American Banker and has spoken to audiences worldwide. Jim has also advised the White House on banking policy.

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