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Andrew Johnson Bank Selects Wolters Kluwer’s Compliant Lending Offerings

Online Applications, ComplianceOne®, and Vanceo™ enhance bank’s automated transaction capabilities MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#WoltersKluwer–Tennessee-based Andrew Johnson Bank has selected Wolters Kluwer Compliance Solutions’ ComplianceOne®, Vanceo™ Mortgage, and Online Applications offerings to help it streamline, automate and enhance its lending program capabilities. Online Applications for Mortgage Lending is an online application platform that enables smaller lenders to engage […]

Atlantic American Employee Benefits Selects EIS to Accelerate Group Voluntary Benefits Expansion

EIS’ core technology to automate policy administration, provide more seamless broker experience, using a SaaS delivery approach SAN FRANCISCO & ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EIS, a core and digital platform provider for insurers, announced today that Atlantic American Employee Benefits, the voluntary division of Bankers Fidelity Life Insurance Company®, has selected EIS to launch a next-generation, digital-first platform […]

Revance Provides Update on DaxibotulinumtoxinA for Injection Pre-Approval Inspection

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RVNC), a biotechnology company focused on innovative aesthetic and therapeutic offerings, today announced that the FDA plans to initiate its pre-approval inspection of the company’s manufacturing facility for DaxibotulinumtoxinA for Injection by the end of June 2021. In November 2020, Revance received notification from the FDA that the Agency […]

Sunrise Credit Union Adopts nCino Platform to Provide a First-Class Member Experience

Sunrise is live with nCino’s on-line and in-branch Deposit Account Opening solution, providing clients and employees a seamless application experience TORONTO and BRANDON, Manitoba, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a pioneer in cloud banking and digital transformation solutions for the global financial services industry, today announced that Manitoba’s Sunrise Credit […]

Visa Unlocks Digital-First Banking and Payment Experiences for Clients

With the global expansion of Visa Fintech Partner Connect, financial institutions of all sizes can access a set of Visa-certified financial technology providers SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa (NYSE:V), the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced the expansion of Visa Fintech Partner Connect—a program designed to help financial institutions quickly connect with a vetted and curated […]

GBT Introduces Generation II of its qTerm

GEN II Prototype qTerm Includes a Series of Enhancements SAN DIEGO, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GBT Technologies Inc. (OTC PINK: GTCH) (“GBT”, or the “Company”) via GBT Tokenize Corp, completed generation II of its qTerm device. The GEN II release is a second version that includes a series of enhancements that target higher […]

Global Insurtech Market Analysis & Forecast Report 2021-2028: Rising Use of Social Media to Identify Gaps and Offer Improved Customer Services Provide Numerous Growth Opportunities

Dublin, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Insurtech Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Deployment Model; By Insurance Type; By End-Use; By Technology; By Regions; Segment Forecast, 2021 – 2028” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global insurtech market size is expected to reach USD 45.09 billion by 2028 Significant […]

RegTech provider Napier strengthens foothold in APAC

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Napier, provider of next-generation anti-financial crime compliance solutions, has continued its aggressive global expansion by opening a second APAC office within 10 months. Adding a Kuala Lumpur presence to the Singapore base established last year, the London-headquartered company also announces senior leadership appointments to further strengthen its foothold in APAC. Wall Street and Silicon […]

Temenos transforms banking with The Temenos Banking Cloud to accelerate SaaS and AI adoption with instant access to Sandbox, Banking Services, and MarketPlace

For the first time, banks can now self-provision the most complete banking services at the click of a button With Temenos, banks can innovate in minutes and launch new products in days to achieve the industry’s fastest time to market With Temenos Banking Cloud, banks can gain business agility to create new revenue streams, massively […]

AWS to Open Data Centers in UAE

New cloud infrastructure region to launch in first half of 2022, allowing customers to run workloads and store data locally while serving end-users with even lower latency SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the […]

ixFintech Group Partners with Overseas Technology Companies to Augment ixWallet against Mounting Cyber Security Risks

HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IX Fintech Group (ixFintech) is honoured to announce its collaboration with two overseas technology companies to augment the security and protection of ixWallet against mounting cyber-threats. The upgrade is targeted to be rolled out by 3rd Qtr 2021. Polydigi Tech Ltd is an UK based technology company providing patented digital ID verification solution […]

Flywire Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

BOSTON, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flywire Corporation (“Flywire”), a global payments enablement and software company, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 10,440,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $24.00 per share. In addition, the underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to purchase […]

With $1.6mm Seed Raise, CAARY Appoints Senior Fintech Investment Strategist John MacKinlay as CEO to Lead U.S./Canada Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns

Fintech startup CAARY has unveiled a corporate credit card for SMEs which is the first of its kind in the Canadian finance industry, allowing businesses to qualify based on funding and revenue as opposed to credit history. The Company has appointed former OMERS investor John MacKinlay as its CEO to lead equity crowdfunding initiatives in […]

Root, Inc. Announces Innovation Partnership with Safekeep, Inc

Root, Inc., the parent company of Root Insurance Company, has engaged the innovative insurtech company focused on leveraging AI in claims COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Root, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROOT), the parent company of Root Insurance Company, has announced that it has engaged Safekeep, an award-winning insurtech that uses AI to maximize […]

Curve Smashes Its Own 2019 Crowdfund Record, With £6m Raised in Just Under 3 Hours

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#crowdfunding–The much-anticipated crowdfunding round from Curve, the fast-growing financial super app, has beaten its own 2019 crowdfund record, raising £6m in just 2 hours 49 minutes. In its September 2019 campaign, Curve raised £6m in 4 hours 42 minutes. At the £6m mark, 6,827 customers and retail investors had participated in the round since […]

Onramp Invest Launches Crypto Education and Connectivity Platform for Registered Investment Advisors

Gemini Frontier Fund and Ritholtz Wealth Management are among early investors in Onramp’s current fundraise; first integration partners include Advyzon and CF Benchmarks SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Onramp—Onramp Invest, a multiple cryptoasset Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), has emerged from beta mode today. Created by advisors, for advisors, Onramp Invest launches a full suite of resources […]

Alien Autopsy NFT Drop: Authenticated by the CIA, Reserve $1 Million on Rarible

The most famous piece of UFO evidence—an NFT of the film that led the CIA to confirm the existence of extraterrestrial life—has been compared to the Zapruder Film for its importance and was even memorialized on the X-Files; Bid now The NFT made from the original 1947 Alien Autopsy film. The auction of the most […]

The Legendary Keyboard Evolves with the BlackWidow V3 Mini HyperSpeed

Razers new 65% keyboard features ultra-fast Razer HyperSpeed Wireless technology for low-latency gaming in a compact form-factor IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#65percent–Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers (Hong Kong Stock Code: 1337), today announced the BlackWidow V3 Mini HyperSpeed keyboard, delivering the perfect mix of wireless freedom and functionality in a compact form factor. Designed […]

CORRECTING and REPLACING PHOTO NorthOne Partners with The Bancorp Bank and Galileo to Offer Banking Platform for Small Businesses

NorthOne joins other top FinTechs in partnership with The Bancorp Bank NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Please replace the photo with the accompanying corrected photo. The release reads: NORTHONE PARTNERS WITH THE BANCORP BANK AND GALILEO TO OFFER BANKING PLATFORM FOR SMALL BUSINESSES NorthOne joins other top FinTechs in partnership with The Bancorp Bank NorthOne, the FinTech that […]

Givinga Launches First Philantech® Cloud Technology

Fintech solution provides partners with technology-fueled charitable giving capabilities, unleashing the power of modern philanthropic giving BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Givinga today unveiled its Philantech® cloud technology, the first set of modernized, customizable tools that unlock the full potential of charitable giving by removing barriers to philanthropy. Philantech enables partners to easily integrate and manage a wide range […]

EagleBank Provides $26 Million in Financing for Friendship Heights Retail Landmark Mazza Gallerie

Funding will support construction of multifamily units and retail space BETHESDA, Md., May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EagleBank, one of the largest community banks in the Washington, D.C. area, today announced that it provided $26 million in acquisition financing to support the revitalization of Mazza Gallerie, a landmark retail space in the thriving Friendship […]

Basware Obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Certification Demonstrates Basware Commitment to Highest Level of Quality of its Fintech Solutions ESPOO, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ISO9001—Basware (Nasdaq: BAS1V) announces today that the Basware quality management system has been certified according to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 standard, the most widely recognized international quality management standard. The certification covers the design, development, operations, customer […]

FireLight® and RightBRIDGE® Annuity Wizard Integrate Providing Seamless Annuity Research to Application Sales Experiences

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AnnuityResearch–Insurance Technologies, LLC, a provider of sales and regulatory automation solutions for the life and annuities insurance industries, announced the integration of FireLight® and RightBRIDGE® Annuity Wizard from CapitalRock. This integration offers an enhanced suitable sales experience from research to application for advisors and their clients. RightBRIDGE Annuity Wizard helps advisors determine […]

Coursera Partners with Persona to Verify its Global User Base

Persona’s Personalized Identity Verification System Scales with Coursera Amidst Rapid Growth SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Persona, the identity infrastructure company offering businesses the building blocks to create a personalized identity verification experience for any use case, announced today that it is partnering with Coursera, one of the world’s leading online learning platforms. Coursera selected Persona as its […]

Zendrive, DSG and MiWay Usher in a New Era of Behavior-Based Motor Insurance with MiWay Blink

Powered by Zendrive’s cutting-edge mobility risk intelligence platform and integrated by DSG, MiWay Blink sets a new standard of innovation in South Africa’s motor insurance landscape SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the pandemic has dramatically accelerated the need for innovation in the global motor insurance industry, leading insurer MiWay and mobility […]

Climate First Bank (In Organization) Prepares for Opening With New Executive Appointments

Latest additions to leadership team demonstrate the bank’s commitment to becoming the most successful values-based financial institution ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Climate First Bank (In Organization), a values-based community bank with a focus on environmental regeneration, today announces two new senior additions to its inaugural team: Senior Vice President and […]

Sentieo Raises $20M Series B Round Following Record Demand for AI-Driven Financial Research Platform

Latest infusion will enable Sentieo to further drive digital transformation of financial and corporate research SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On the heels of record revenue in 2020, Sentieo, the leading next-generation financial and corporate research platform provider, today announced it has raised $20 million in a Series B round of funding. […]

Asia-Pacific Cross-border and Remittance Service Market Report 2021: Need for Faster Payment Services and Lower Transaction Fees Creates New Growth Opportunities

Dublin, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Digitalization and Data Analytics are Driving Asia-Pacific Cross-border and Remittance Service Market Growth” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This study discusses the strategic imperatives that impact the market, drivers and restraints that influence growth, and opportunities that participants can leverage to grow in this market. […]

Chia Raises $61 Million to Scale Global Deployment of Green Financial Services Infrastructure

Richmond Global Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz co-lead round to accelerate Chia’s adoption across financial institutions, governments and consumers SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chia Network Inc., a company built around a new energy efficient decentralized blockchain and smart transaction platform founded by Bram Cohen, has secured a $61 million Series D Preferred equity investment led by Richmond Global […]

ICE Reports Record Total Futures and Options Open Interest of 84.5 Million Contracts

Total Open Interest +8% y/y 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 of approximately 84.5 million contracts on May 21, 2021, surpassing the previous record set on March 12, 2020. This record depth of liquidity across ICE’s […]

Agora Services Partners with i2c to Enable the First Real Challenger Bank Platform for Community Banks and Credit Unions

-Driving innovative use cases for mobile-first digital banking lab built specifically for smaller FIs- ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Agora Services, the challenger bank technology platform for community banks and credit unions, today announced it has partnered with i2c Inc., a leading global provider of digital payment and open banking technology, to provide modern digital first issuing and processing. […]

Horizon Bank Prepares to Roll Out MOCA’s Digital-First Next-Generation Card-Based Payment Platform

-Bank provides users with an advanced suite of payment solutions including virtual cards, real-time P2P payments, browser-based online payment assistant and purpose-driven cards – AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MOCA, a digital first next-generation card-based payment platform provider, announced that Horizon Bank ($1.7 billion in assets), the largest community bank in Austin, Texas, will soon offer MOCA’s advanced […]

Top Belgian Bank Mitigates Mobile Banking Fraud with OneSpan Mobile Security

Belfius Bank deploys OneSpan technology to reduce fraud and improve the digital experience for 1.5 million mobile customers CHICAGO & BRUSSELS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OneSpan™ (NASDAQ: OSPN), the global leader in securing remote banking transactions, today announced that Belfius Bank has integrated OneSpan Mobile Security Suite (MSS) into its mobile app to help protect its customers from the […]

Building Transparency and Financial Data Exchange Engage Trevelino/Keller to Drive Reputation and Thought Leadership Position

Atlanta Marketing and Communications Leader Chosen For its Depth of Experience with Non-Profit Organizations ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Trevelino/Keller, an integrated PR, marketing and creative agency, today announces new partnerships with Building Transparency and Financial Data Exchange (FDX). Building Transparency is an organization that provides free and open access data and tools that help reduce embodied carbon emissions […]

Paystand and Sage Partner to Make B2B Payments Instant, Intuitive, and Cashless for Sage Intacct Users

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#b2bpayments—Paystand – the fastest growing, blockchain-enabled B2B payments platform – today announced its partnership with Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions. The partnership enables a “Venmo for businesses” through Paystand’s B2B payment network, which is now integrated with the Sage Intacct cloud financial management system and is available via […]

Embroker Expands C-Suite with Chief Insurance Officer and Chief Technology Officer Hires

Insurtech deepens executive bench to drive more volume and velocity through its digital business insurance platform SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Embroker, the digital business insurance platform making it radically simple to get insured, today announced the appointment of two industry experts to the roles of Chief Insurance Officer and Chief Technology […]

CapLinked Announces New Government Clients

CapLinked Inc. welcomes new municipal and county government clients to the rapidly growing roster of organizations using its software platform to securely share information and manage multi-party projects LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CapLinked, Inc., a developer of cloud-based information control software, today announced the addition of new municipal and county government […]

Financial Solutions Lab 2021 Accelerator Cohort to Improve Financial Resilience and Growth for Underserved Communities in Wake of Pandemic and Beyond

As part of 10-year $60 million initiative, selected companies focus on credit, insurance, digital banking, and asset building solutions for LMI, Black, Latinx and LGBT+ communities Financial Solutions Lab logo Chicago, IL, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Financial Solutions Lab, an initiative launched and managed by the Financial Health Network in collaboration with […]

Resolve Lands $60M to Expand its Embedded Billing Platform for B2B Buy Now Pay Later

Resolve digitizes customer net terms for B2B commerce, helping sellers and buyers to grow sales and cash flow while removing friction and risk from B2B payments SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Resolve announced today that it has raised $60 million in funding to fuel the growth of its embedded billing platform for […]

RoadSync Customers Can Now Pay with WEX Cards

PORTLAND, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WEX (NYSE: WEX), a leading financial technology service provider, and RoadSync, a digital payment platform for the freight and transportation industry, announced today the addition of WEX’s EFS and Fleet One payment solutions (WEX OTR) to RoadSync’s digital payments platform, RoadSync Checkout. By using RoadSync Checkout, the process of paying accessorial and freight […]