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NRT Partners with Sightline Payments to Bring a New level of Unified User Experience Across the Integrated Casino Resort

NRT Technology Partners with Sightline Payments to Power the Next Generation of Cashless, Mobile and Omni-Channel Payment Solutions for the Integrated Resort LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NRT Technology, one of the largest and fastest growing Fin-Tech and Information Technology companies in the global gaming industry, has just announced a new strategic […]

SIMON and Cetera Launch Innovative Access to Annuity Solutions

Cetera enlists SIMON to deliver streamlined annuities education, marketplace, and analytics to its national network of financial professionals. NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Annuities—SIMON Annuities and Insurance Services LLC (“SIMON”) and Cetera have announced a new collaboration that delivers SIMON’s award-winning insurtech platform for annuities to all Cetera financial professionals. The SIMON annuities platform streamlines product education, namely […]

Global Real-Time Payments Market By Component, By Payment Type, By Deployment Type, By End User, By Region, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020 – 2026

The Global Real-Time Payments Market size is expected to reach $62. 5 billion by 2026, rising at a market growth of 32. 3% CAGR during the forecast period. Real-time payments are considered as electronic/digital payments that allow the rapid transfer of funds with the help of a safe payment gateway. New York, Feb. 25, 2021 […]

WEX’s Health Division Strengthens Position as Industry Leader

FARGO, N.D.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WEX, a leading financial technology service provider, further solidified its leadership position in 2020 in terms of growth and services across its Health division. “Our success is driven by our partners’ hard work, dedication, and determination, which were amplified in an incredibly challenging year,” said Robert Deshaies, president, Health, WEX. “Our shared mission […]

EMTECH Announces Strategic Partnership With WiPay Caribbean to Advance the Caribbean Regional Settlement Network and Develop “WiCoin,” a Digital Central Bank Currency For the Caribbean, By the Caribbean, and From the Caribbean

KINGSTON, Jamaica–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#banking–EMTECH, with headquarters in New York City, today announced a partnership with WiPay Caribbean, the largest online payments network in the Caribbean, to develop a pilot Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), “WiCoin,” that will integrate with WiPay’s regional network for distribution by participating Caribbean Central Banks. The Caribbean region leads in the deployment […]

GBT’s Long Range Radio System Targeting Data and Audio Global Communication with or without Internet Services for Remote Applications

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GBT Technologies Inc. ( OTC PINK: GTCH ) (“GBT” or the “Company”) is targeting development of its long range radio system for use in data and voice global communications for remote applications, with or without internet services. The system is aimed to work without any other conventional networks like cellular, […]

EagleBank Announces the Relocation of their Gallery Place and Bethesda Branches

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EagleBank today announced the relocation of their Gallery Place and Bethesda branches. The new Gallery Place location opened on Monday, February 22 and the new Bethesda branch will be opening on March 1. All customer accounts will be transferred to, and serviced by, these new branch locations. […]

David Adefeso and Sootchy App Take on Black Financial Literacy Gap by Partnering with Capital City Lighthouse Charter School

North Little Rock Charter School Students Receive Funding Toward 529 College Savings Accounts LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#529plan–As we near the end of Black History Month, the impact of African Americans on our society continues to spread far and wide – in this case, through generations. On a mission to close the African American financial literacy gap, […]

WESTPAY PUBLISHES ANNUAL REPORT FOR 2020

Westpay’s annual report for 2020 is now available on www.investor.westpay.se Westpay’s annual report for 2020 has today been published on the company’s website and is attached to this release. For the full report, please follow the link:https://investor.westpay.se/financial-reports-2020/annual-report-2020 For additional information, please contact: Sten Karlsson, CEO Westpay AB Mobile: +46 70-555 6065 Email: [email protected] Lars Levin, […]

KBRA Releases The Bank Treasury Newsletter, The Bank Treasury Chart Deck, and Bank Talk: The After-Show

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases this month’s edition of The Bank Treasury Newsletter, the Bank Treasury Chart Deck, and Bank Talk: The After-Show. This month’s newsletter, Bank Treasurers and the Bridge They Bought, covers the continuing struggle bank treasurers have had with their growing surplus cash, which despite the sell-off in the […]

Veritex Holdings, Inc. Announce Termination of $500 million Interest Rate Swap Derivative

DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veritex Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”), the holding company for Veritex Community Bank, a Texas state chartered bank, announced the termination of $500 million of an interest rate swap entered into in March 2020 to hedge the variability of cash flow payments attributable to changes in interest rates in regards […]

National Bank Holdings Corporation Announces Increase in its Stock Repurchase Program to $75 million

DENVER, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — National Bank Holdings Corporation (NYSE: NBHC) announced that its Board of Directors authorized an increase to its repurchase authority of up to $75.0 million of the Company’s common stock from time to time either in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions in accordance with applicable regulations of […]

Nuvei to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results on March 10, 2021

MONTREAL, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nuvei Corporation (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U), the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results before market open on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Management will host a conference call and webcast at 8:30 am […]

BankShift Launches Nationwide For Consumers To Manage And Transact On All Of Their Financial Accounts In One App

PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BankShift by ShiftSense, Inc. launches a new Fintech product that enables customers to view and transact with their financial accounts. Poised as the solution to multiple logins, expensive transfer fees, and disparate user experiences across financial institution apps, BankShift promises to simplify digital banking, while boosting the value of banks’ digital footprints. In […]

Quona Capital selected for ImpactAssets’ Tenth “IA 50 Impact Fund” Listing

Industry’s searchable resource of impact investing fund managers sees record number of applicants and assets, reflecting innovation and exponential growth WASHINGTON, D.C. and BANGALORE, India, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Quona Capital, a venture firm focused on financial inclusion in emerging markets, today announced it has been selected for ImpactAssets’ prestigious “IA 50 Impact […]

Atria Wealth Solutions Partners with Riskalyze to Empower Financial Professionals with Holistic View on Client Risk

Riskalyze to be fully integrated into Atria’s enterprise technology ecosystem AUBURN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Atria—Riskalyze, the company that serves tens of thousands of financial advisors with risk alignment and portfolio analytics, and Atria Wealth Solutions, Inc. (Atria), a multi-channel wealth management solutions holding company, today announced a new partnership that equips nearly 2,500 financial professionals registered through […]

Emerald Organic Products Inc. Announces Corporate Name Change to Healixa, Solidifying a Position at the Tech Table

Holbrook, New York, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Emerald Organic Products Inc. (d/b/a Healixa Inc.) (OTC: EMOR) (the “Company”, “EMOR”, “Healixa”), a people-first digital organization that humanizes care by deploying simplified solutions for complex global challenges, today announces that the Company has embarked on an extensive rebranding effort in response to accelerated Company growth […]

New Fifth Third Momentum® Banking Offers Checking with No Monthly Fees and a Simple Digital Account Opening Experience

CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fifth Third Bank, National Association, announced today its launch of Fifth Third Momentum® Banking, a program focused on solving our customers’ everyday banking needs. Fifth Third Momentum is a robust solution that helps customers get paid, pay bills, pay others and save for the future. Some of the key features include a checking account […]

GiveSignup Closes Series A Funding Round To Compete With Eventbrite, GoFundMe and Classy

The First Purpose-Built Event and Donation Platform for Nonprofits Launches Into $50B+ U.S. Market for Online Giving as Virtual Events Heat Up and Live Events Return CloudBees founder and former Eventbrite CFO invest 100+ new nonprofits onboarding weekly to base of 9,000+ nonprofits Highly vertical technology stack delivers 2,000+ annual updates with zero downtime MOORESTOWN, […]

FINCAD Launches Accounting CVA Services for Japanese Financial Institutions

Cloud-based Services Allow Japanese Banks to Prepare and Report New IFRS Requirements VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#confidenceinrisk–FINCAD, a pioneer in providing pricing, modeling, and risk analytics, today announced it has launched a new cloud-based service, enabling Japanese financial institutions to evaluate, account for and report credit valuation adjustments (CVA) and debit value adjustments (DVA) to meet […]

Buckle Adds Crash Risk Data from TNEDICCA to Auto Insurance Underwriting for Better, Fair Rates for TNC Drivers

Buckle continues to champion for gig drivers by utilizing non-traditional data sources from TNEDICCA to fairly underwrite comprehensive auto policies at better rates JERSEY CITY, N.J. & COLUMBUS, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#TNC—Buckle, a tech-enabled financial services company, announced that crash risk solutions from TNEDICCA®, the leader in location-based traffic crash intelligence and predictive analytics, is enabling the […]

Secure Technology Alliance Proposes Open Payment Framework for Electric Vehicle Charging

New resource explores a vision for simpler, more interoperable EV charging payments PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Secure Technology Alliance today released a white paper outlining a path to an open payment infrastructure for paying for electric vehicle (EV) charging. Today, drivers must set up an account or membership with […]

BOK Financial receives “Outstanding” Community Reinvestment Act rating

Less than one in four banks examined in 2020 received “Outstanding” rating from OCC TULSA, Okla., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BOK Financial has received the highest rating – “Outstanding” – for its recent Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examination from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Only 23% of US banks […]

Tricolor Launches New Software as a Service Business, Names Stephanie Alsbrooks Hanson President

Founder of defi Solutions, Hanson to lead Tricolor Financial in disrupting consumer lending for underserved, credit invisible Hispanics using AI-powered SaaS model Stephanie Alsbrooks Hanson, President of Tricolor Financial Stephanie Alsbrooks Hanson joins Tricolor to lead its newly formed SaaS venture, Tricolor Financial DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tricolor, a tech-enabled Community Development […]

Successful ETF Entrepreneur Returns, Levels the Playing Field with ASYMmetric ETFs™

Darren Schuringa, who co-founded Exchange Traded Concepts and Yorkville ETF Advisors acquired by Van Eck in 2015, kicks off new venture with Series A round NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Seasoned hedge fund manager and ETF industry veteran Darren Schuringa is getting back into the ETF issuer game. Today, ASYMmetric ETFs™ and Schuringa announce the closing of its […]

Tipalti Grows Revenue by More Than 85%, Increases Annualized Transactions to More Than $18 Billion

B2B fintech with $2 billion+ valuation accelerates employee growth, adds new executives SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tipalti, the leading global payables automation platform, announced it grew its revenue by over 85% in Q4 2020 relative to Q4 2019. Tipalti continued its rapid growth surpassing $18 billion in annualized transactions in the second half of 2020, up […]

EarnUp Uses $25M Funding Round Led by Bain Capital Ventures to Grow Its GetAhead Platform for Lenders and Struggling Homeowners

Expanded GetAhead platform gives mortgage providers early warning of at-risk loans to reduce costs while preserving financial health for homeowners SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Homeowners struggling to pay their monthly mortgage often damage their financial health by waiting too long to initiate a forbearance, modification, or workout solution with their lender […]

America’s Mutual Banks Calls for Capitalizing and Chartering Mission Driven De Novo Mutual Banks

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AMB Chairman Tom Fraser called on the private sector to step up its efforts to support mission ‎driven financial institutions. He stated, “Current banking laws, authorizing the chartering of FDIC ‎insured mutual banks, offer the ideal legal structure to fund initiatives to serve minority and rural ‎communities with […]

CB Financial Services, Inc. Announces Implementation of Branch Optimization Initiatives

Community Bank to Invest in Infrastructure, Technology and Customer Experience WASHINGTON, Penn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$CBFV–CB Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQGM: CBFV) (“CB Financial” or “the Company”), the holding company of Community Bank, today announced the implementation of strategic initiatives to improve Community Bank’s financial performance and to position the bank for continued profitable growth. Community Bank intends to […]

Live Oak Bancshares Appoints David G. Lucht to Board of Directors

WILMINGTON, N.C., Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Live Oak Bancshares announced today the appointment of David G. Lucht to its board of directors effective immediately. Lucht has also been appointed to the board of directors of Live Oak Bank. “David has been part of the heart and soul of Live Oak since its earliest […]

Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis Declares Dividends, Reports Earnings

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yesterday the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis (“FHLBank Indianapolis” or “Bank”) declared its fourth quarter 2020 dividends on Class B-2 activity-based capital stock and Class B-1 non-activity-based stock at annualized rates of 3.00% and 1.75%, respectively. This difference in dividend rates reflects […]

Show You Mean Business With the Outstanding Video Quality of the New Razer Kiyo Pro Webcam

With industry-leading video capability under any lighting conditions, Razer’s new webcam delivers studio quality images for a professional level of video conferencing IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#gaming–Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers (Hong Kong Stock Code: 1337), today announced the Razer Kiyo Pro, a USB camera with a high-performance Adaptive Light Sensor to deliver market-leading […]

i2c Partners with Zytara for Digital Banking Platform

Leading fintech company creates the world’s first digital bank for Millennials, Gen Z gamers and esports enthusiasts REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–i2c Inc., a leading provider of digital payment and banking technology, today announced its partnership with fintech company Zytara, the pioneering digital banking platform and payment network designed for Millennials, Gen Z gamers and esports […]

Luma Partners with Insurance Technologies to Bring Annuities Solution to Market

CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Luma–Luma Financial Technologies (“Luma”), an independent, multi-issuer structured products and annuities platform, announced today that they have selected Insurance Technologies, LLC, provider of FireLight®, a multi-carrier end-to-end insurance and retirement sales platform, as its latest partner to bring their annuities solution, “Luma Annuities,” to market. The Luma platform, which is backed by three of […]

Astra Launches Automated Bank Transfer API for Financial Institutions and Fintech Companies

Company’s technology platform enables fast, programmatic bank-to-bank transfers at a 99.999% reliability rate SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Astra, a technology company that offers advanced bank-to-bank transfer solutions, today announced the official release of its transfer automation platform designed for financial institutions and fintech companies. The company’s transfer automation platform enables its customers to offer fast, programmatic transfers […]

Nuvei Accelerates Expansion in the US iGaming Market

Leading fintech provider Nuvei expands presence in the growing US regulated iGaming market by leveraging proprietary technology and decades of international industry experience SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and MONTREAL, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nuvei Corporation (“Nuvei” or the “Company”) (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U), the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, announces its accelerated expansion […]

Wolters Kluwer Lien Solutions Earns Three Major Product Innovation Awards

iLien Motor Vehicle, Portfolio Sync, and iLien for Main Street recognized for excellence HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#WoltersKluwer—Wolters Kluwer Lien Solutions has won three major industry accolades for excellence in product innovation. Two of its solutions—iLien Motor Vehicle and Portfolio Sync—have earned “Product of the Year” distinctions in Finance Monthly magazine’s hotly contested 2021 FinTech Awards, while its […]

Paya to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results on March 8, 2021

ATLANTA, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Paya Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYA)(“Paya” or the “Company”), a leading integrated payments and commerce solution provider, today announced that the Company will release its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results on Monday, March 8, 2021 before market open. Paya CEO Jeff Hack and CFO Glenn Renzulli […]

GreenBox POS Canadian Subsidiary, MoltoPay, Announces Onboarding of New Canadian Merchant Client

SAN DIEGO, CA, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GreenBox POS (NASDAQ: GBOX) (the “Company”), an emerging financial technology company leveraging proprietary blockchain security to build customized payment solutions today announced its Canadian subsidiary, MoltoPay, a Money Service Business (MSB) registered and licensed with Canada’s Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre (FINTRAC) has recently onboarded […]

Heritage Global Inc. Completes Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) Debt Sales

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Heritage Global Inc. (Nasdaq: HGBL) (“Heritage Global,” “HGI” or “the Company”), an asset services company specializing in financial and industrial asset transactions, today announced that its financial asset sales division, National Loan Exchange (NLEX), has successfully closed the sale of a $25 million portfolio of BNPL charged-off accounts. According to Dave Ludwig, President […]