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Trux Achieves Key Growth Milestones on Contech Platform

Dump truck logistics technology platform gains market momentum with over 12,000 businesses served and new strategic partnerships FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Trux™, the leader in dump truck logistics technology, announced today that it has achieved 5 major milestones. This comes on the heels of achieving top-line revenue growth of 133% in 2020. So far this year, Trux […]

VCOIN Launches a Debit Card with Uphold Enabling IMVU Users to Earn In-Game and Spend in Real Life

IMVU players can now withdraw VCOIN into their Uphold account, spend it via debit card and earn 2% cash back on every transaction REDWOOD CITY, CA, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via Blockchain Wire) –– VCOIN, the first transferable digital currency designed for the metaverse, teamed up with Uphold, a digital wallet and trading platform that […]

RAYL Innovations Announces Director and Senior Management Appointments

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RAYL Innovations Inc. (“RAYL” or the “Company“), is pleased to announce that pursuant to the news release June 23, 2021, the Company appointed 3 Directors having extensive experience supporting companies through hyper-growth stages of development and managing corporate transitions to a publicly traded company. Also, in […]

BTCS CEO to Present at XCELLR8 RIA & WealthTech Online Summit

Silver Spring, MD, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BTCS Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS) (“BTCS” or the “Company”), a blockchain technology focused company, today announced its CEO, Charles Allen, will present at the XCELLR8 RIA & WealthTech Online Summit on June 30 at 11 a.m. ET. “Blockchain and crypto are a burgeoning asset class that represents […]

Sentieo Names Swati Tyagi as VP of Product

Product management leader will leverage her expertise to scale the Sentieo platform and support the next phase of company growth Sentieo Names Swati Tyagi as VP of Product Product management leader will leverage her expertise to scale the Sentieo platform globally SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following the company’s recent Series B […]

Access Softek Launches New Payment Features for Commercial Digital Banking Platform

Integration with Autobooks, Advanced Fraud Solutions provide accounts receivable/payable and fraud protections to small and medium businesses BERKELEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Access Softek, an omnichannel digital banking provider, recently launched new payment features in its Commercial Banking solution via SSO integrations with Autobooks and Advanced Fraud Solutions (AFS). Together with Autobooks, Access Softek’s Commercial Banking enables small […]

Marble Financial Launches New Marketing Program With Venngo As Its First Financial Wellness Technology Solution Provider

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marble Financial Inc. (CSE: MRBL; OTC: MRBLF; FSE:2V0) (“Marble” or the “Company”), an AI-driven financial technology company that educates and helps Canadians better understand and manage their current cash flow and credit towards a better financial future, is pleased to announce the launch of a new […]

Western Union Collaborates with Leading French Fintech Linxo to Launch Digital Money Transfers

3.5 million app users can now send money locally and globally, quickly, conveniently, and reliably, 24/7 PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has collaborated with Linxo, a leading budget management and bank account aggregation application in France, to enable users to make local and cross-border payments through Western Union’s […]

UpEquity Appoints Andy Pruitt as Chief Technology Officer

Tech veteran and former co-founder brings nearly 20 years’ experience as a CTO UpEquity has scaled to 65 employees and plans to expand into 10 new states by end of 2021 UpEquity is building automated underwriting technology to offer market-leading interest rates and a mortgage close in under 10 days AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#UpEquity—UpEquity, the tech-enabled […]

Social Investment Network eToro Reports Year-Over-Year Growth in Total Commissions

Total commissions of $347 million for Q1 2021, up 141% compared with Q1 2020 NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–eToro Group Ltd (“eToro” or “the company”), a multi-asset investment platform that empowers people to grow their knowledge and wealth as part of a global community of successful investors, announced today its first quarter 2021 interim financial results. Highlights […]

Pico Achieves Outsourced Provider Audit Report (OSPAR) Attestation from The Association of Banks in Singapore

Certification demonstrates Pico’s commitment to meeting the high standards for managed service providers set by the financial services industry in Singapore NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pico, a leading provider of technology services for the financial markets community has attained Outsourced Provider Audit Report (OSPAR) attestation in Singapore, highlighting Pico’s strong record of […]

IDBI Intech Ltd., India’s leading Digital Banking transformation player announces partnership with Lemon Advisors UK Ltd., to expand into Southeast Asia, Japan, Australia, UK & EU

MUMBAI, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Complianceasaservice–India’s leading Digital Banking Technology Transformation company, IDBI Intech Ltd., announced a strategic partnership with one of UK’s most definitive technology advisory firms, Lemon Advisors UK Ltd., to extend their Fintech products and services for the Banking & Financial Services Sector to new global markets. Some of the standard global technology offerings by […]

United States Payment Gateway Markets Report 2021 with Company Profiles of Key Players

Dublin, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Crowded Payment Gateway Landscape Offers Much To Online Merchants, Part 2: U.S. Market Company Profiles” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. U.S. market payment gateways report provides a process and decision making criteria for merchants to use in a payment gateway selection. The good news for […]

Mobile Payment Market: Product Launches by Boku Inc. and American Express Co. to Create Significant Growth Opportunities, states Fortune Business Insights™

Key Companies Covered in Mobile Payment Market Research Report are Alipay.com Co Ltd. (China), Amazon.com, Inc. (US), American Express Co. (US), Boku Inc. (US), Google Inc. (US), MasterCard International Inc. (US), Obopay (US), Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.(FIS Global) (US), PayPal, Inc. (US), Visa, Inc. (US). Pune, India, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The […]

Capgemini Press Release // World Wealth Report 2021: North America breaks 5-year trend and overtakes APAC in High-Net-Worth population and wealth

World Wealth Report 2021: North America breaks 5-year trend and overtakes APAC in High-Net-Worth population and wealth   The 25th anniversary edition of the World Wealth Report found that it will be critical to invest in talent and technology to provide hybrid advisory services, based on human interaction and digital tools Paris, June 29, 2021 […]

First Horizon Announces Results of its 2021 Company-Run Stress Test

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Horizon Corporation (NYSE: FHN) (“First Horizon” or “the Company”) announced today the results of its 2021 Bank Holding Company-run capital stress test results which demonstrate the ability to successfully navigate periods of economic stress and maintain capital ratios well above regulatory minimums. These internal results, which […]

OneNexus Environmental Launches With Mission to Remedy Trillion-Dollar Aging Oil & Gas Well Infrastructure Problem

Energy Startup Will Play Crucial Role in Helping the Fossil Fuel Industry Proactively Reduce Methane and Other Greenhouse Gas Emissions HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oil & Gas industry veteran Tony Sanchez III, Founder & former CEO of Sanchez Energy Corporation, today announced the official launch of OneNexus Environmental. The forward-thinking energy start-up is a financial technology (fintech) energy […]

Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. Declares Dividend

OSWEGO, N.Y., June 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Thomas W. Schneider, President/CEO of Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc., the bank holding company of Pathfinder Bank (NASDAQ: PBHC) (listing: PathBcp), has announced that the Company has declared a cash dividend of $0.07 per share on the Company’s voting common and non-voting common stock, and a cash dividend of […]

SmartMetric Announces Breakthrough Anti-spoofing Technology for Its Advanced Fingerprint Biometric Safeguarded Credit and Debit Cards

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ameritrade–SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME): SmartMetric has invented a hardware and software solution that detects whether or not the finger being used to activate the card is from an actual person or not. This “liveness detection” anti-spoofing technology developed by SmartMetric is designed to defeat attempted use of fake fingerprints using such things as […]

ISG to Publish Studies on Digital Banking Services and Platforms

Upcoming ISG Provider Lens™ reports will examine digital providers and platforms as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes banks to embrace online services STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$III #DigitalBankingPlatforms–Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, has launched two research studies examining providers of digital banking services and digital banking platforms as the […]

JPMorgan Chase Takes 40% Stake in Brazil’s C6 Bank

Strategic investment creates partnership to accelerate C6’s growth; complements Chase’s international consumer strategy NEW YORK & SAO PAULO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) and C6 Bank announced today that they have entered into a strategic agreement, whereby JPMorgan Chase will take a 40% ownership stake in the full-service Brazilian digital bank, subject to regulatory approvals. Financial […]

Innovative Payment Solutions, Inc. Acquires 10% Stake in Boston based Start-Up Frictionless Financial Technologies, Inc.

NORTHRIDGE, CA, June 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  via NewMediaWire – Innovative Payment Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: IPSI) (“Innovative” or the “Company”), a Southern California based fintech company focused on building a 21st-century universal digital payment platform, IPSIPay™, today announced the acquisition of a 10% stake in Boston based startup Frictionless Financial Technologies, Inc. to collaborate […]

InvoiceCloud Updates IVR Offering with Enhanced Features

New Capabilities will Advance Self-Service and Customer Satisfaction BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InvoiceCloud, an EngageSmart solution for online bill payment services, announced Interactive Voice Response (IVR) enhancements today, giving billers and their customers more omnichannel options for contactless bill payments and account management. The IVR system allows payers to quickly and easily pay their tax, insurance, utility or […]

Inclusive Fintech 50 launches 2021 competition to recognize early-stage fintechs driving innovation in an era of uncertainty

An independent panel of leading fintech experts will select 50 innovative inclusive fintech startups helping communities rebuild from the pandemic WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#InclusiveFintech50–The Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) has launched the third year of Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50), a competition to recognize the most promising inclusive fintech startups pushing the frontiers of innovation. This year, the […]

Zūm Rails Powers Questrade’s New Instant Deposit Feature Allowing Millions of Users to Start Trading Instantly Through Real-Time Payments Technology

MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#RTR–Zūm Rails, a leader in fast and intelligent payment operations, is pleased to announce that it has partnered exclusively with Questrade in the online brokerage space to provide an enhanced investing experience by providing an instant funding option. Questrade users can transfer funds in real-time from their bank account to their trading account through […]

SRAX Releases Automated Email and SMS Features on the Sequire Platform

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$SRAX #SRAX–SRAX, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRAX), a financial technology company that unlocks data and insights for publicly traded companies through Sequire, its SaaS platform, has announced the release of two new Sequire features. The Email Feature adds automation to the existing email system, while the SMS Feature provides the tools to send text messages. […]

ICE’s Global Commodities Futures Markets Reach Record Open Interest of 35.2 Million Contracts

LONDON & NEW YORK & SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, today announced record open interest across its global commodities futures markets of 35.2 million contracts on June 24, 2021, contributing to 10% year-over-year (“y/y”) growth in total open interest on ICE and surpassing the previous […]

Cantaloupe, Inc. Added to US Small-Cap Russell 2000® Index

MALVERN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$CTLP #RussellRecon—Cantaloupe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTLP) (“Cantaloupe” or the “Company”), a digital payments and software services company that provides end-to-end technology solutions for the unattended retail market, today announced that the Company has been added as a member of the Russell 2000® Index effective after the US market opens on June 28, 2021. Annual […]

Provident Financial Services, Inc. and Provident Bank Name Nadine Leslie to the Board of Directors

Nadine Leslie Newly appointed director ISELIN, N.J., June 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) (the “Company”) today announced that Nadine Leslie has been named to the boards of directors of the Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Provident Bank. Ms. Leslie currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ North America, […]

LaunchPad Café Ltd. Announces Closing of Transaction with Ventana Biotech, Inc. (VNTA)

LaunchPad Café Ltd. Announces Closing of Transaction with Ventana Biotech, Inc. (VNTA) LaunchPad Café Ltd. announces that it has closed its previously announced transaction with Ventana Biotech, Inc. (OTC:VNTA) pursuant to which VNTA has purchased 100% of LaunchPad’s shares in exchange for shares in VNTA – www.launchpadcafe.net. DENVER, June 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LaunchPad […]

Celligence Launches to Drive Empathetic Technology

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Celligence (www.celligence.com), a new fintech venture that has been funded by Pavan Agarwal (CEO of Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc. www.swmc.com), is innovating to make financial services products better through empathetic technology. As part of this start up, Celligence is looking for experienced software engineers to develop next-generation financial technologies that can change […]

Paystand Accelerates Digital-First B2B Payments with the Launch of Smart Lockbox

Finance teams can now effortlessly transition to a fully automated cash cycle and unlock new revenue in the process SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#B2BPayments—Paystand – the leader in blockchain enabled B2B payments – today announced the launch of Smart Lockbox, the digital-first alternative to traditional lockbox services. Now, for the first time, businesses will have the […]

ES Bancshares, Inc. Joins the OTCQX® Best Market

NEWBURGH, N.Y., June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ES Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQX: ESBS) the holding company for Empire State Bank, today announced that it has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market.   ES Bancshares, Inc. upgraded to OTCQX® from the Pink® market. ES Bancshares, Inc. begins trading today on OTCQX® under the symbol “ESBS.” […]

Walmart MoneyCard, Issued by Green Dot Bank, Now Offered as Demand Deposit Accounts with Enhanced Digital Banking Tools and Features for Customers

Account holders gain access to Green Dot Bank’s comprehensive digital banking platform that will evolve with more innovative features over time BENTONVILLE, Ark., & PASADENA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Walmart (NYSE: WMT) and Green Dot (NYSE: GDOT) today announced the Walmart MoneyCard issued by Green Dot Bank is now offered as a demand deposit account (“DDA”) better equipped […]

Charles River® Named Best Fixed Income OEMS at 2021 European Markets Choice Awards

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#FixedIncome–Charles River Development, a State Street company, has won “Best Fixed Income Execution/Order Management System” in the inaugural European Markets Choice Awards. Sponsored by MarketsMedia, the awards identify and recognize the best companies, individuals and innovation in financial markets. The 2021 awards span institutional trading and technology sectors, including buy-side traders; sell-side execution desks; […]

Root, Inc. Congratulates Washington Drivers on Credit Score-Free Car Insurance

Company shares what drivers can expect as the state adopts fairer pricing Root Washington Credit Chart According to Root’s analysis of competitive rate information, Washington drivers with traditional car insurance and a higher credit score could see a potential rate increase as high as 40%. COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Root, Inc. […]

Flueid Achieves SOC 2® Compliance Following Rigorous SOC 2 Type 2 Security Examination by a Top Global Accounting Firm

Company achieves unqualified SOC 2 (SOC for Service Organizations: Trust Services Criteria) Type 2 examination report for its Flueid Decision solution. Securing this high standard of compliance less than a year following Flueid Decision’s production release reinforces Flueid’s culture of stringent information security across all levels of the organization. AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flueid, the leading independent […]

Total Expert Launches Industry’s First Sales and Marketing Platform for Direct-to-Consumer Mortgage Market

Total Expert for Consumer Direct platform is the first single data model for direct lending, delivering marketing automation, lead management, and CRM capabilities all in one MINNEAPOLIS, June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Total Expert, the CRM and customer engagement platform purpose-built for modern financial institutions, today launched Total Expert for Consumer Direct—the first all-in-one […]

RHCO Announces Exclusive $50 Million Placement Agreement With Aurelia

Hilversum, Netherlands, June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Readen Holding Corp. (OTC Pink: RHCO), a diversified holding company, today announced the signing of an exclusive $50 million placement agreement with London-based investment firm Aurelia www.theaurelia.uk. Under the terms of the agreement, Aurelia will assist RHCO in the placement of $50 million of the Company’s shares. […]

Capitalize and Bankrate Partner to Help Users Find and Roll Over Legacy 401(k) Accounts to Better Save for Retirement

The new partnership provides Bankrate users with a free way to find and roll over retirement accounts like 401(k)s through Capitalize’s online platform NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Capitalize, the first independent platform to transfer retirement assets, and Bankrate, one of the most trusted names in personal finance, today announced a new partnership offering Capitalize’s 401(k) rollover platform […]