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Marqeta Continues European Growth, Signing Three New Digital Banking Customers

Marqeta is supporting the development and launch of three new digital banks across the UK and Europe LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Marqeta, the global modern card issuing platform, announced today that it has won three new digital banking clients in the UK and Europe, with all expected to go live with Marqeta in 2021. Its European Digital Banking […]

USA Technologies Announces Rebrand to Cantaloupe

New Name Better Aligns with Company’s New Vision, Mission and Values MALVERN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$USAT #Cantaloupe—USA Technologies, Inc. (OTC: USAT) (“USAT”), a cashless payments and software services company that provides end-to-end technology solutions for the self-service retail market, today announced that it will transition its corporate identity to exclusively operate under the name Cantaloupe, Inc. The […]

Shield Compliance Selected by Salal Credit Union as Cannabis Banking Technology Partner

Automating compliance with Shield’s technology platform will allow Salal to scale its program to meet the growing demand for cannabis banking services. SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CannaBanking–Shield Compliance (https://www.shieldbanking.com/), a comprehensive compliance management platform for banking legal cannabis-related businesses (CRBs), announced a partnership with Seattle-based cannabis banking leader Salal Credit Union. Under the terms of the agreement, Salal […]

Cardless Launches Co-Branded Credit Card Platform

Growing consumer credit card financial technology firm raises over $10M in capital Cardless platform allows brands of all sizes to engage their superfans through novel and innovative rewards programs SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cardless, Inc. (“The Company”), a consumer credit card financial technology firm that helps brands launch and run custom co-branded credit card programs, today announced […]

Guidewire Integration with Betterview Provides Insurers with Access to Superior Property Data and Visual Analytics

Upgraded integration with Betterview, a Silver Sponsor for Guidewire Connections Reimagined, will allow P&C underwriters to access and act on Betterview’s property data and aerial imagery directly in the latest versions of Guidewire PolicyCenter SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Betterview, an insurtech startup which is quickly becoming the platform essential to every transaction around buildings and properties, today […]

CyberGRX Exchange Brings Actionable Insights to Third-Party Cyber Risk Management Market

Validated data from nearly 90,000 organizations informs enterprise roadmap to secure vendor ecosystem DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CyberGRX, provider of the world’s first and largest global cyber risk exchange, today published their inaugural issue of CyberGRX Exchange Insights. The report, compiled by the CyberGRX Data and Analytics team, reveals trends and challenges organizations of all sizes face in […]

NestEgg Raises $7M Series A and Launches Interest-Free Payment Service

Property management platform that empowers independent landlords to effortlessly manage their rental properties and boost cash flow CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NestEgg, a startup building the future of residential rental property management, today announced it has raised $7 million in Series A investment funding from a strategic group of fintech and proptech investors. Hyde Park Venture Partners led […]

Insurity Announces New ‘Bridge Specialty Suite’ Templates to Improve Speed-to-Market and Reduce Implementation Costs for Specialty Lines Insurers

New Templates Simplify Professional Liability, Marine Cargo, and Commercial Package Policy LOBs HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Insurity, LLC, a leading provider of cloud-based core system solutions and data analytics for the world’s largest insurers, brokers, and MGAs, today announced new out-of-the-box templates for its cloud-based Bridge Specialty Suite. The new templates for professional liability, marine cargo, and […]

CORO Granted 3 New U.S. Money Transmitter Licenses as It Moves Towards Becoming a Nationwide Gold Payment Platform

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Coro Global Inc. (OTCQB:CGLO) today announced its subsidiary Coro Corp. has been granted a Money Transmitter license in three new states over the past week, as it continues to spread accessibility to its gold payment app across the country. Residents of Georgia, Rhode Island and South Dakota will now have access to CORO – […]

150 Financial Institutions Select Access Softek’s Open Financial Exchange (OFX) Server

BERKELEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Access Softek, Inc., an omnichannel digital banking platform provider, signed its 150th financial institution customer to its Open Financial Exchange (OFX) Server. OFX makes it possible for small and medium size financial institutions to connect directly with their small and medium business (SMB) customers and members who use Intuit’s QuickBooks. According to a […]

VMware Announces Availability of Enterprise Blockchain Platform

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced the commercial availability of VMware Blockchain to provide a digital foundation that enterprises can trust to build business networks and deploy business-critical decentralized applications. With VMware Blockchain, businesses are provided an extensible and scalable enterprise-grade platform to unlock data silos and free up data to flow […]

Visa Expands Fast Track Program to Enable Next Generation of Fintechs to Rebuild the Global Economy

Visa adds new Partner Toolkit and Visa Ready Fintech Enabler certification to Fast Track program Fast Track program grows 360% year-over-year, supports accelerating industries including digital wallets, financial inclusion, business-to-business (B2B) and digital currency payments SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The COVID-19 pandemic has created major financial challenges for businesses and consumers alike. As money management becomes increasingly […]

New Omniscience Solution Optimizes Life Insurance Risk Selection

Ultrafast Acceptance Decisions lead to Rapid Customer Acquisition and Long-Term Compounding Successes for Insurers PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Insurance–With the launch of its new OmniExtract customer intelligence solution, Omniscience makes it possible, for the first time, to make automated, rapid, and sophisticated life insurance underwriting decisions about new customers, regardless of whether the potential insured has […]

  Insider Intelligence Expands Into Financial Services

  Company to provide valuable analysis and research on digital disruption of finance, banking, and ecommerce sectors Insider Intelligence formed by combination last year of eMarketer and Business Insider Intelligence NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Insider Intelligence today announced its expansion into financial coverage, bringing to the world of finance its unique style of robust yet digestible industry analysis, […]

Hurricane Electric Expands Global Network to Sixth Location in Frankfurt With New Point of Presence at ITENOS

Twelfth Point of Presence in Germany will provide robust, high-speed IP transit to this global financial capital FRANKFURT & FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone announced today that it has deployed a new Point of Presence (PoP) in ITENOS’s Frankfurt FRA 1 data center. The new PoP is located at 90 […]

Newsweek Names First Internet Bank Best Small Business Checking Account

FISHERS, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Internet Bank announced today that it has been recognized for offering the “Best Small Business Checking Account” in Newsweek’s America’s Best Banks 2021. First Internet Bank President and CEO David Becker said, “Long before I started First Internet Bank, I was a small business owner and lifelong entrepreneur. Owning a small business […]

PureFacts Financial Solutions acquires Quartal Financial Solutions to become a global WealthTech leader

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AI—PureFacts Financial Solutions, a leading WealthTech provider of fees, reporting and AI-powered predictive analytics solutions, has acquired Quartal Financial Solutions, Europe’s leading provider of fee billing and commission solutions for the financial and insurance industries. This acquisition further strengthens PureFacts’ ability to provide mission critical, AI-driven and regulatory compliant fee solutions to its marquee […]

The Tech Tribune: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Minneapolis

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#business—The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Minneapolis. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to: Revenue potential Leadership team Brand/product traction Competitive landscape Additionally, all companies must be independent (un-acquired), privately owned, at most 10 years old, and have received at least […]

Northstar Announces $10.7M in Funding to Support Employees’ Financial Wellness Through Personalized Advice and Automation

Northstar customers include leading employers Zoom, ServiceTitan, and Thumbtack LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Northstar, a fintech company that enables employers to offer financial wellness as an employee benefit, announced $10.7 million in financing, including a new $7.3 million Series A led by M13 with participation from Foundation Capital and Workday Ventures. The investment comes on the heels […]

AM BestTV Presents The Entrepreneurial Agent/Broker: Insurtech Drives Distribution Innovation

OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In AM Best’s four-part series, “The Entrepreneurial Agent/Broker,” top industry leaders will discuss how tomorrow’s insurance coverages, business models and risk strategies get their start, often in the field crafted by innovative agents and brokers. This segment looks at how managing general agents (MGA) are assuming leading roles as insurance innovators, using insurtech […]