Ian Benton

Ian Benton

Senior Analyst, Digital Banking & Payments

Ian Benton focuses on the ever-evolving needs of business owners to develop strategies for digital banking and payments. Ian takes a data-driven approach to analyze market trends in various areas, including bank switching, alternative lending, merchant services, bank-fintech partnerships, and digital tools ranging from alerts and notifications to cash-flow management. Leading banks, credit unions, and financial technology providers have tapped Ian’s strategic insights through advisory services, custom reports, and webinar presentations.

Ian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and English from the University of California, Davis, and a Master of Arts degree in International Policy from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California.

Latest Insights

November, 2022
Javelin Report
Small Business Neobanks Are Outflanking Traditional FIs

Neobanks have become a growing force in the small business market, in terms of their number and their advanced feature sets. They pose a particular threat to community banks' and c...

November, 2022
Javelin Report
2023 Small Business Banking Trends & Predictions

An overview of three trends that will be critical for the banking industry to address in the coming year.

September, 2022
Javelin Report
Redefining “Community”: How Small Banks and Credit Unions Can Compete and Thrive in Business Banking

Making gains in business banking is a daunting proposition for community banks and credit unions. The 25 biggest banks in the United States account for 84% of primary banking relat...

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