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National Bank Holdings Corporation Announces New Strategic Vision for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Digital financial ecosystem delivers powerful solutions DENVER, Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — National Bank Holdings Corporation (NYSE: NBHC) announced today that it is collaborating with Finstro Holdings Pty Ltd., a technology-powered provider of digital working capital solutions, and Figure Technologies, a blockchain fintech firm. These partnerships will accelerate the realization of NBHC’s vision for […]

Flywire Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Revenue Increased 56% Year-over-Year Revenue Less Ancillary Services Increased 77% Year-over-Year Total Payment Volume was $1.9 Billion, up 85% Year-over-Year Company Provides Fiscal-Year 2021 Outlook BOSTON, Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flywire Corporation (Nasdaq: FLYW) (“the Company”) a global payments enablement and software company, today reported financial results for its second quarter of 2021. […]

Options and Quercus Technology Group Announce Global Partnership

LONDON & NEW YORK & HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Options, the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets, today announced a partnership with Quercus Technology Group, enabling cloud and application optimisation services for industry leading Tier 1 electronic trading applications and Capital Markets solutions. The partnership creates a unique offering that combines domain […]

New commission-free online ordering platform doubles as brand builder for Canadian restaurant and hospitality merchants

As Canada returns to hybrid dining, Taliup Express™ offers SME foodservice and hospitality businesses accompanying payment technology solution for high quality growth TORONTO, Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a move that will level the playing field for Canada’s underserved and densely populated SME foodservice and hospitality industry to compete and thrive against big […]

BlytzPay and Auto Master Systems Announce Partnership

Integration of complementary technologies to boost collection process for auto dealers and bill pay experience for consumers DRAPER, Utah, Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BlytzPay, a text-based payments and communications platform, today announced an integration partnership with Auto Master Systems, Inc., a leading dealer management system, to empower auto dealers to invoice, communicate with, and […]

Peggy Simmons joins BOK Financial Corporation Board of Directors

Peggy Simmons President and Chief Operating Officer – PSO TULSA, Okla., Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) recently announced the appointment of Peggy Simmons, president and chief operating officer of Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), to its board of directors effective August 3, 2021. “Peggy’s extensive background in energy procurement […]

Liquality Raises $7 Million Funding Round From Hashed and Galaxy to Expand its Wallet Capabilities

The Liquality Wallet Introduces a New Standard to Support Growing Demand for Cross-Chain Swaps and Dapp Integrations NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Liquality, the first multi-chain browser extension wallet with built-in swap capabilities, announces the close of a $7 million funding round led by Hashed and Galaxy Digital, with participation from White Star […]

ZenBusiness Democratizes Small Business Finance With New All-Inclusive Payments App ZenBusiness Money

The all-in-one payments, invoicing, and expense tracking app makes getting paid and managing finances a Zen experience for the smallest of business owners AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ZenBusiness—ZenBusiness, a one-stop business management platform with the mission to make starting, running, and growing a successful business simple and accessible, today introduced ZenBusiness Money, an all-inclusive payments and invoicing […]

Majesco Launches Majesco ClaimVantage Connect Digital Portal

New portal enables customers to deliver a modern user experience that connects anytime, anywhere MORRISTOWN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Majesco, a global leader of cloud insurance software solutions for insurance business transformation, today announced the launch of Majesco ClaimVantage Connect, a new digital portal specific for customers using Majesco ClaimVantage solutions including claims, absence and accommodation management. The […]

OwnBackup Approaches $3.35 Billion Valuation with Series E Investment; Expands its Leading Cloud-to-Cloud Data Protection to Microsoft

The company’s latest funding round includes investments from Alkeon Capital, B Capital Group, BlackRock Private Equity Partners, Tiger Global, Insight Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, and Vertex Ventures ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OwnBackup, a leading cloud data protection platform, today announced a Series E investment of $240 million co-led by Alkeon Capital and B Capital Group, […]

Research shows Canadians interested in receiving embedded insurance offers from banks

TORONTO, Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A recent survey sought to understand how customers of banks, digital banks and other fintech apps would react to embedded insurance offers based on real time transaction data. The survey of 504 Canadian bank customers was conducted by Momentive.ai (the research company of SurveyMonkey), and commissioned by Cover […]

Sentieo Hosts Inaugural Customer Advisory Board Meeting for Investment Managers

Customers including Ardevora, Berenberg, and Magellan discuss value of fully integrated platform to support modern approach to research management SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sentieo, the leading next-generation financial research platform provider, today announced the successful first annual Customer Advisory Board meeting for investment managers. More than a dozen customers came together […]

MOCA Launches Mia, a Browser-Based Online Payment Assistant

The browser extension makes online payments more convenient and secure AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MOCA, a digital-first next-generation card-based payment platform provider, announced the launch of Mia, its online payment assistant browser extension. Mia can be downloaded for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, and Internet Explorer and works through the browser to make online purchases with MOCA Cards […]

Arkose Labs Introduces Industry’s First Warranty Against Credential Stuffing Attacks

The Credential Stuffing Warranty offers a commercial guarantee that covers customers up to $1 million SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arkose Labs, provider of online fraud and abuse prevention technology, today unveiled an industry-first $1 million Credential Stuffing Warranty. This unprecedented vendor warranty offers a commercial guarantee against credential stuffing attacks, covering customers up to $1 million in […]

Seaboard Federal Credit Union Selects Access Softek Robo-Advisor, EasyVestTM

BERKELEY, Calif–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Access Softek, Inc., an omnichannel digital banking provider, announced that Seaboard Federal Credit Union ($181 million in assets), has selected EasyVest, Access Softek’s integrated robo-advisor solution, to provide automated investing solutions to members. EasyVest is a fully automated investment manager that seamlessly integrates with both online and mobile banking and gives credit union […]

Nuvei Announces Second Quarter 2021 Results

Nuvei reports in U.S. dollars and in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) MONTREAL, Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nuvei Corporation (“Nuvei” or the “Company”) (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U), the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021. “Our revenue and […]

GBT Evaluating Self-Tune HF Antenna Technology for its Long-Range Radio System

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GBT Technologies Inc. ( OTC PINK: GTCH ) (“GBT” or the “Company”), is now evaluating and testing self-tuned antenna technology in order to enhance its Infinia Long Range radio performance. An automatic antenna tuning system a technology that improves power transfer between the transmitter and antenna to adapt to ionospheric propagation […]

Chargebacks911, the First Global Dispute Remediation Company, Celebrates Its 10-year Anniversary

Over 10 years, Chargebacks911 has protected over 10 billion transactions and recovered over $1 billion in falsely disputed and/or stolen revenue to-date Grown from working with just 12 merchants to over 45,000 Expanded its connection hub in both scale and scope, growing from 5 to over 500 data integrations Launched its new brand Fi911, to […]

Cambridge Judge Business School Collaborates With Esme Learning to Launch Executive Education Online Programmes in Startup Funding, RegTech

Collaboration will produce immersive online executive education programmes that deliver rewarding and transformative career development across frontier fields LONDON & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cambridge Judge Business School and Esme Learning, the AI-powered digital learning platform, have announced a collaboration to empower working professionals’ career development across frontier fields. The multi-year collaboration commences with two inaugural six-week […]

Record-Breaking VC Investment in Fintech in First Half of 2021

KPMG’s Pulse of Fintech reveals investment hit US$98 billion US$98 billion in fintech investment (M&A, PE and VC) in H1’21, compared with $121.5 billion during all of 2020. Global VC investment in fintech reached a record $52.3 billion in H1’21 – more than doubling the $22.5 billion seen in H2’20. NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Overall global fintech […]

Cross-Border Payments Specialist ONEPIP Gains Competitive Edge With New Compliance Solutions From Napier

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RegTech company, Napier, provider of advanced anti-financial crime compliance solutions, has announced that cross-border payment specialist ONEPIP will be using its technology as part of ONEPIP’s upgraded anti-money laundering (AML) controls. Napier’s AI-led Transaction Monitoring, Client Activity Review and Risk-Based Scorecard Review will give ONEPIP a systematic, intelligent review of all its transactions and […]

EY Announces Suneera Madhani & Sal Rehmetullah of Stax as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Florida Award Winner

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Suneera Madhani, Founder & CEO, and Sal Rehmetullah, Founder & President, both of Stax were named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Florida Award winners. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for […]

Silverfort Partners with IDSA to Build Awareness for Identity-based Zero Trust

Company will Work with the Identity Defined Security Alliance to Help Organizations Overcome Modern Authentication and Access Management Challenges BOSTON & TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#IAM—Silverfort, the unified identity protection company, today announced it has joined the Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA), a nonprofit that provides vendor-neutral resources to help organizations reduce the risk of a […]

Micropayment Platform Dropp Debuts, Putting Pay-as-You-Go Option in Reach of Both Merchants and Consumers

Dropp forms advisory board encompassing deep expertise in media, fintech, cloud computing and academia NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dropp, the world’s first cost-effective digital micropayment transaction platform enabling payments both in FIAT ($USD) and cryptocurrency putting low payment options in reach of both merchants and consumers, makes its marketplace debut today. The company also announced the appointment […]

Laurie R. Collins Named Chief Human Resources Officer of Five Star Bank

Laurie R. Collins Five Star Bank Chief Human Resources Officer WARSAW, N.Y., Aug. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Five Star Bank (the “Bank”), subsidiary of Financial Institutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISI) and affiliate of SDN Insurance Agency, LLC, Courier Capital, LLC and HNP Capital, LLC, collectively, the “Company,” announced today that Laurie R. Collins has joined the […]

Janus Henderson to Offer Model Portfolios through Orion Portfolio Solutions

DENVER & OMAHA, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Janus Henderson Investors today announced that a suite of three proprietary mutual fund driven model portfolios and two model-delivered separately managed accounts (SMA) are now available to financial advisors through Orion Portfolio Solutions (OPS), the premier turnkey asset management program (TAMP) of wealthtech platform leader Orion Advisor Solutions. OPS users can […]

InRoads Credit Union Selects Scienaptic’s AI-Powered Credit Decisioning Platform

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#artificialintelligence–Leading global AI-powered credit decision platform provider, Scienaptic AI announced that InRoads Credit Union has chosen to implement the company’s AI-powered platform to enhance its credit decisioning and underwriting capabilities for new and prospective members. Founded in 1938 and headquartered in St. Helens, Ore., InRoads Credit Union has grown to support members across […]

NinjaTrader Announces FCM to Support Retail Futures Traders

FCM to Provide Simplified Access to the Global Futures Markets CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#futures–NinjaTrader Group, LLC, a leading provider of trading software and brokerage services, has announced the launch of NinjaTrader Clearing, LLC. As a non-clearing Futures Commission Merchant, NinjaTrader Clearing will deliver innovative Fintech services & a modern user experience for self-directed traders to cost-effectively access […]

Ackroo to hold 2021 Annual General Meeting on September 1st

HAMILTON, Ontario, Aug. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ackroo Inc. (TSX-V: AKR; OTC: AKRFF) (the “Company”), a loyalty marketing, payments and point-of-sale technology and services provider, is pleased to announce that its annual general and special meeting of shareholders will be held on September 1st, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). The meeting will be […]

Ebix Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Results

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Aug. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial, e-governance and healthcare industries today announced the following results for the quarter ended June 30, 2021: Revenues of $246.3 million GAAP operating income of $27.3 million and Non-GAAP […]

Moove Raises $23 Million Series A Funding to Democratize Vehicle Ownership in Africa

African mobility fintech start up provides revenue-based vehicle financing, empowering individuals across Africa to own their own vehicle LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Moove, an African mobility fintech, today announced that it has raised $23 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Speedinvest and Left Lane Capital, with participation from DCM, Clocktower Technology Ventures, thelatest.ventures, […]

HV Bancorp, Inc. Reports Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2021

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Aug. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HV Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company” or “HVB”) (Nasdaq Capital Market: HVBC), the holding company of Huntingdon Valley Bank (the “Bank”), reported operating results for the Company for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2021. Net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2021 was $1.3 […]

Majic’s Subsidiary CGCX Launches Advanced Decentralized Blockchain Platform

Houston, Texas, Aug. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Majic Wheels, Corp. (OTC Pink: MJWL) (“Majic” or the “Company”), a Delaware corporation, that is positioning itself as a player in the disruptive industries of fintech and software development by means of acquisitions, announces launch of iChain Advanced Decentralized Blockchain Platform by its wholly-owned subsidiary CGCX. CGCX’s […]

IQST – iQSTEL Commences 2500 IoT Unit Installation For Fortune 500 Chemical Company

New York, NY, Aug. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — iQSTEL, Inc. (OTCQB: IQST) today announced initiating installation of 2500 units of iQSTEL’s proprietary IoTSmartTank devices scheduled this month. The client is a Fortune 500 Chemical Company.  The 2500-unit installation and recuring maintenance and monitoring will bring iQSTEL’s Technology Division to breakeven profitability. The IoTSmartTank engagement […]

Paya Holdings Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2021 Results

ATLANTA, Aug. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Paya Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYA) (“Paya Holdings”, “Paya” or the “Company”), a leading provider of integrated payment and commerce solutions, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2021. “Paya’s solid second quarter results continue to build upon the momentum we’ve seen this year across […]

Yet another solid set of results for ILLIMITY

NET PROFIT of 14.9 million euro in the second quarter of 2021(+18% over 1Q21)taking the net result for the half-year to 27.4 million (+85% vs. 1H20) Growth in volumes, significant profits from dynamic management of distressed credit, improvements in operating leverage drive the results 2021-25 Strategic Plan targets presented in June confirmed Growth Credit Division: […]

Appointment of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

OTTAWA, Aug. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) today welcomed the announcement that Leah Anderson has been appointed its interim President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Ms. Anderson will serve as interim President and CEO for up to two years, beginning August 16th, while the competitive, merit-based appointment process is completed. Ms. Anderson is currently Assistant […]

GD Entertainment & Technology (GDET) Deploys Multi-Faceted Marketing Campaign for Crypto-Fiat Innovation Dreamcard

$GDET – GD Entertainment and Technology Dual Crypto Dreamcard Fort Lee, New Jersey, Aug. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GD Entertainment and Technology (OTC Pink: GDET) (“GDET” or the “Company”) (https://gdetco.com), a Company focused on high growth industries related to the Crypto Space, is pleased to announce that it has officially launched its Dreamcard, the world’s […]

SIMON Reports Second Quarter Highlights

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#fintech—SIMON Markets LLC (SIMON), a fintech company transforming the digital wealth management landscape for financial professionals through its leading platform for alternative investment solutions, today announced business highlights underscoring its continued growth during Q2 2021. The company reports year-over-year increases in revenue of +103%, volume of +137%, and usage of +74%, as compared […]