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ZenBusiness Acquires Joust, the Leading Fintech for Small Business Entrepreneurs

Joust will relaunch as ZenBusiness Money and bring a full suite of business banking solutions to the nation’s rising population of small business entrepreneurs. AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZenBusiness, the leading platform for micro businesses to start, run, and grow their business, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Austin-based fintech platform Joust. The strategic […]

OnPay Earns Best Value, Most Recommended Awards from Gartner Companies

Capterra, Software Advice badges recognize payroll provider’s commitment to customer experience ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#GrowAtlanta–OnPay, the top-rated payroll service provider for small businesses and accountants, today announced a pair of 2020 awards from the Gartner family of companies: Best Value for Human Resources Software from Capterra and Most Recommended for Human Resources Software from Software Advice. The […]

Transact Bank Establishes Commercial Payments Focus with Flexible Core Platform from Fiserv

Bank transforms to meet market need for domestic and cross-border money movement BROOKFIELD, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Transact Bank, based in Denver, Colorado, is enabling its new focus on the financial needs of domestic and cross-border businesses with core account processing technology from Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions. The bank is […]

Artis Partners with Laika to Automate Compliance Management

Startup able to perform above industry standard for security and compliance requirements ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Artis Technologies provides modern lending solutions for businesses to offer affordable, low-friction financing to their customers at the point of need. The company has partnered with Laika to create and deploy custom lending compliance and information security policies and programs that are […]

Schneider Renews With WEX EFS to Continue Valued Relationship

PORTLAND, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WEX (NYSE: WEX), a leading financial technology service provider, today announced it has renewed its contract with Schneider. Schneider, a premier provider of transportation and logistics services, has been a customer of WEX EFS since 2012. The successful relationship has allowed each company to organically focus on growth and innovation. Streamlining and simplifying […]

WEX Extends Valuable Partnership With Enterprise Fleet Management

PORTLAND, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WEX (NYSE: WEX), a leading financial technology service provider, has signed a multi-year contract extension with Enterprise Fleet Management. The agreement between WEX and Enterprise Fleet Management further solidifies the longstanding partnership between the two organizations, which dates back to 1993. “It’s an honor that this partnership will continue between two powerhouses in […]

EML’s Change for Good Initiative Will Eliminate 25 Million Pieces of Plastic From FinTech

Payments Giant EML is Creating a Better Tomorrow Through its Commitment to Reducing the Use of Plastic Cards in the Communities it Serves Worldwide by 50%. BRISBANE, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#FinTech—EML PAYMENTS LIMITED (ASX: EML) (‘EML’) aspires to comparatively cut plastic consumption by the weight of 56 elephants, 10 humpback whales, 1,250 lions and the height of […]

Bank of Baroda’s Credit Card Arm Readies for Digital Transformation with Implementation of Fiserv Technology

Flexible, scalable solution accelerates digital transformation of card issuing and processing BROOKFIELD, Wis., & MUMBAI, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BOB Financial Solutions Limited (BFSL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of Baroda, has chosen Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, to enable the digitization of their end-to-end card issuance […]

KDDI Selects VisualOn Media Player to Deliver High-Quality Streaming Video Services for its au Smart Pass Subscribers

Leading Japanese Telecommunications Provider Further Enhances its au Smart Pass App with Video, Featuring VisualOn’s Cutting-edge MultiStream Sync SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#KDDI–VisualOn, a streaming software provider that enables scalable, cross-platform media playback for leading video services, today announced that KDDI has selected the VisualOn Media Player to power video playback offer on its popular au […]

Acrisure Acquires Tulco’s Artificial Intelligence Insurance Business

 World’s Fastest Growing Global Insurance Broker and Artificial Intelligence Leader Combine to Deploy Insurtech at Scale GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. & PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a transformational move, Acrisure today announced that it has acquired artificial intelligence (AI) leader Tulco LLC’s insurance practice to bring best-in-class data science, AI, and machine learning capabilities to the insurance brokerage industry. […]

Middle Eastern Technology Company Partners With BCT on Effort to Limit COVID-19 Spread Using MemSQL

Joint Endeavor Highlights the Power of Digital Transformation, Massively Scalable Architecture SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In an effort to help the government in the Middle East minimize the spread of COVID-19, Bahwan Cybertek (BCT) will deploy technology from MemSQL, The Database of Now™ for operational analytics and cloud-native applications. The effort is led by a large technology […]

Fiserv Helps Financial Institutions Make the Right Business Decisions with New Financial Planning and Forecasting Capabilities

Enhanced accounting solution facilitates strategic planning through high-quality data and analytics BROOKFIELD, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV), a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, is equipping financial institutions to better evaluate and plan for risks in the current operating environment with the launch of a robust real-time forecasting and budgeting solution. Axiom […]

tZERO CEO Saum Noursalehi Provides Update on Company Progress

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–tZERO, a leader in financial innovation and liquidity for private companies, released today the following letter to investors from CEO Saum Noursalehi. Dear Investors, It has been an exciting few months for tZERO. We have a platform that enables average investors to trade shares of private companies as easily and efficiently as they […]

 Intuit Introduces QuickBooks Cash, a New Business Bank Account With a 1% High-Yield Interest Rate

 QuickBooks Cash, with funds available instantly to eligible customers, takes the complexity out of managing finances and getting paid MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) announced QuickBooks Cash, a business bank account that earns high-yield interest1, which, when used with the QuickBooks suite of business services, takes the complexity — and latency — […]

ACI Payments Receives Nacha Certified Status for its Bill Payment Offering

NAPLES, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ACI—ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that its subsidiary, ACI Payments, Inc., has received Nacha Certified status. The Nacha certification verifies that ACI has achieved the highest standards of ACH payment processing outlined by Nacha for its bill payments solution, ACI Speedpay. […]

Skilling Extends Its Global Presence to London

NICOSIA, Cyprus–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#cfd—Forex and CFD online trading platform Skilling pushed forward with its 2020 global expansion, extending its physical presence to London, UK, under its new senior appointment, David Berg. David joined Skilling Group earlier this month as a global sales director and is in charge of creating a global commercial customer facing division for […]

PayU and Feedzai Announce Expansion of Risk Management Partnership Across EMEA and LATAM Markets

Feedzai’s technology strengthens PayU omnichannel fraud prevention capabilities with a robust machine learning framework SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PayU, a leading financial services provider in global growth markets, and Feedzai, a leading risk management platform, announced today a partnership expansion that will enable PayU to augment its fraud prevention capabilities in Latin America in addition to […]

Sharpen Launches New Performance Management Module to Empower Agents

Contact Centers Using Performance Tiles Report Improved FCR, AHT, and CSAT, Along with Immediate, Quantifiable ROI INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AgentFirst—Sharpen Technologies, developers of the agent-first contact center platform, announced today the release of Performance Tiles, the first of several new applications to be released within its new Performance Management module. Performance Tiles offer agents real-time visibility into […]

Alacriti Now a U.S. Faster Payments Council Member

Helping shape the future of faster payments PISCATAWAY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#banking—Alacriti, a SaaS-based fintech company specializing in payments, today announced that it has joined the U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC), a membership organization dedicated to advancing faster payments in the United States. Alacriti brings its deep expertise in banking and payments and experience working with various […]

True Link raises $35 million Series B led by Khosla Ventures and Centana Growth Partners

Specialized fintech startup ramps up growth of its services for older adults, people with disabilities, and people recovering from addiction SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–True Link Financial, a mission-driven financial technology company, announced today that it has raised a total of $35 million in two Series B tranches, the first led by Khosla Ventures and the second […]