Hate Your Bank? You’ll Love Battle Bank. Here’s Why.

Battle Financial, Inc. is building Battle Bank to throw a brick through the window of traditional banks, credit unions and community banks.


Register to receive the exclusive video premier of Rick Rule, former President of Sprott US Holdings, President of Rule Investment Media and now bank titan, Frank Trotter, original co-founder of and long time banking industry expert, and Lou Basenese, President of PublicVentures and weekly finance color commentator for MSNBC to learn the background of how the idea of Battle Bank came to bear, why it is so needed in today’s crumbling banking environment, and how to become part of a community that isn’t constrained by geography but brought together by common ideas and values.

Event Details

Date: May 24, 2024

Time: 6:00 pm Eastern Time

Rick Rule

Former President of Sprott US Holdings, President of Rule Investment Media and now bank titan

Frank Trotter

Original co-founder of and long time banking industry expert

Lou Basenese

President & Chief Market Strategist

Public Ventures

Financial Commentator on Fox Business and CNBC

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Rick Rule

Rick is both President and CEO of Rule Investment Media and a Board Member of Battle Financial Inc. He began his career 47 years ago in 1974 in the securities business and has been involved in it ever since. He is known for his expertise in many resource sectors, including agriculture, alternative energy, forestry, oil and gas, mining and water. Mr. Rule is actively engaged in private placement markets, through originating and participating in hundreds of debt and equity transactions.

Frank Trotter

Frank Trotter has been involved in the banking business since 1981. In 1998, he became a co-founder of, a national direct-to-consumer bank which was acquired by EverBank Financial in 2004. From 1998 through the sale of EverBank Financial Corp to TIAA in 2017, he served in various executive capacities including Chairman of, President of EverBank Direct, and Chairman of EverBank Wealth Management. From 1981 through 1997, Frank served Mark Twain Banks in various capacities including Vice President of Commercial Lending, and President of Mark Twain International Markets. In 1986, Frank created the WorldCurrency® deposit product for Mark Twain Banks and operated this business through 1997. In 2000, acquired this business from the successor of Mark Twain Banks and operated the product line at EverBank. Frank holds a Bachelor of Arts from St Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota and an MBA from Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Lou Basenese

Lous is a well-known thought leader and advocate for young technology companies with promising intellectual property. He brings decades of experience as a public venture investor and independent analyst, as well as a marketing, communications and investor and public relations professional. As President, Chief Market Strategist at Public Ventures, Lou focuses on leveraging the firm’s unique and proven process to elevate new technology companies into market leaders to establish public venture as a vital asset class to a much wider community of investors.

Prior to joining Public Ventures, Lou served as Founder and Chief Analyst for Disruptive Tech Research, an independent equity and advisory firm, focusing exclusively on disruptive technology companies. He also co-founded one of the web’s largest financial publishers with a daily circulation to more than 700,000.