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At-Bay Enhances Tech E&O Experience to Expedite Quoting Process

New offering brings expanded appetite, intuitive application to digital platform SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#cyberinsurance–At-Bay, the insurance company for the digital age, today launched a new Technology Errors and Omissions quoting experience with an intuitive online application and an expanded auto-quote appetite. At-Bay’s enhanced Tech E&O quoting journey provides wholesale brokers with an easy way to get […]

Nonprofit SaverLife Drives a Half-Million Americans to Focus on Saving for the Future

By making saving engaging, rewarding, and fun, SaverLife members build long-term financial health and stability SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#SaverLife–The pandemic has compelled people to save at record levels not seen since the 1970s—a goal shared by an online group of primarily working-class individuals who have become members of the national nonprofit fintech company SaverLife. Since 2002, […]

RAYL Innovations Successfully Completes Commercial Launch of RAYL.Apptive, A Superapp Redefining SME Productivity

Figure 1: RAYL.Apptive Module and Feature Detail Figure 1: RAYL.Apptive Module and Feature Detail VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RAYL Innovations Inc. (“RAYL” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that, following extensive development and exhaustive testing; with teams spanning 2 continents, including: Canada, the United States, the Dominican Republic, and […]

Despite the Pandemic Access Finance Continues Its Geoexpansion Launching Operations in Spain Under Its AXI Card Brand

The company’s already targeting another Western European market as well as the US SOFIA, Bulgaria–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AccessFinance–Access Finance, part of the portfolio of Management Financial Group (MFG), launched its operations in Spain in the beginning of February 2021 under the brand AXI Card. In its first two months more than 16 000 clients applied for an […]

Potomac’s Model Portfolios Attain Meteoric Asset Growth

The Strategist’s Assets Near an Eye-Popping 1,000% YOY Growth Rate. MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$ENV #Envestnet—Potomac Fund Management, Inc. (“Potomac”), a boutique investment strategist, is pleased to announce that the assets in its product suite on the Envestnet platform have risen by almost 1,000% since March 2020. Financial advisors are searching more and more for risk mitigation options […]

In an Industry Milestone, Dynasty Financial Partners Launches New Initiative to Make Minority Investments in Network Partner RIAs

Dynasty Adds More Deal Execution Experience to Its Board with the Naming of Rebecca Zeitels Alcalay as a Board Member ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dynasty Financial Partners today announced that, effective immediately, Rebecca Zeitels Alcalay will become a Member of the Board of Directors of Dynasty Financial Partners. In addition to the appointment of Ms. Alcalay […]

Fidelity Model Portfolios Now Available Through 55ip

Collaboration combines Fidelity’s portfolio management capabilities with 55ip’s tax-smart technology BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–55ip today announced that advisors now have access to Fidelity InstitutionalSM’s professionally managed model portfolios, combined with 55ip’s ActiveTax Technology®, to help advisors add scale and efficiency to their practices. In addition, 55ip’s existing integration with Fidelity’s custodial platform has been enhanced to make […]

Flyer Rolls Out Advanced Trading Capabilities to Advisors Using Morningstar Total Rebalance Expert

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flyer, the leading provider of trading tools, connectivity, and infrastructure for the wealth management industry, today announced the rapid integration of Co-Pilot, Flyer’s securities trading API with Morningstar® Total Rebalance Expert® (TRX), the tax-efficient portfolio rebalancing platform, designed to bring faster trade execution and a seamless user experience to financial advisors. From start […]

Nuvei Makes Donation to the Marie-Vincent Foundation to Fight Sexual Violence Against Children

Montreal-headquartered payment technology firm donates $100,000 to the nonprofit to aid Québec children and teens who have experienced sexual and physical abuse MONTREAL, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nuvei Corporation (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U), the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, announced today that it has made a three-year charitable pledge to the […]

Pacific Western Bank Releases 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

LOS ANGELES, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pacific Western Bank (the “Bank”), the wholly-owned banking subsidiary of PacWest Bancorp (Nasdaq: PACW), announced today the release of its inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report, which is available at: PWB 2020 Social Responsibility Report The Bank has been working on telling our environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) […]

Paya Announces Strategic Partnership with Software Provider AccountingSuite

Through Paya’s integrated payments capabilities, collaboration enhances ease of use for AccountingSuite’s clients ATLANTA, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Paya (Nasdaq: PAYA), a leading integrated payments and commerce solution provider, announced that it has established a strategic partnership with accounting software firm AccountingSuite. Through the collaboration, Paya’s integrated payments technology will simplify and streamline […]

A.R. Thane Ritchie Joins Dr. Sylvia Earle and Mission Blue in Ocean Conservation Initiative

Project Ocean Conservation launches to build awareness about oceans in peril WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ESG–In partnership with The Sylvia Earle Alliance / Mission Blue, A.R. Thane Ritchie announces the launch of Project Ocean Conservation, a public awareness campaign focused on the health of the ocean. Project Ocean Conservation joins Ritchie’s five other pillars of industry—quantum computing, […]

Intelligent Systems Reports First Quarter 2021 Results

NORCROSS, Ga., May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Systems Corporation [NYSE American: INS], the leading provider of innovative credit technology solutions and processing services to the financial technology and services market, announced today its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021. “First-quarter results were in-line with expectations and continued to demonstrate the […]

GBT Commences Research on an External Device for Arterial Clogs and Tissue Imaging Based on its Proprietary Radio Technology

External device a conceptional Image Conceptional External Hermes Unit SAN DIEGO, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GBT Technologies Inc. (OTC PINK: GTCH) (“GBT”, or the “Company”) is researching an external device for arterial and tissue imaging based on its proprietary radio technology, combined with the company’s robotic research. The research contemplates an external unit targeted to […]

Capital City Bank Group, Inc. Acquires Strategic Wealth Group, LLC

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCBG) today announced the closing of its acquisition, on April 30, 2021, of substantially all of the assets of Strategic Wealth Group, LLC. A newly formed subsidiary of CCBG, Inc., Capital City Strategic Wealth, LLC (CCSW), acquired the wealth management business […]

QUAINT OAK BANCORP, INC. ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS

Southampton, Pennsylvania, May 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Quaint Oak Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCQB: QNTO), the holding company for Quaint Oak Bank (the “Bank”), announced today that net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 was $1.0 million, or $0.52 per basic and $0.50 per diluted share, compared to $432,000, or $0.22 per […]

Lane Health Launches Innovative Health Savings Account Integrated with Next Generation Credit Product from WebBank

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lane Health Inc. (“Lane”) today announced that it is launching an innovative Health Savings Account (HSA). Offered through participating employers, the Lane HSA includes an Advance feature that works like a line of credit through the HSA that employees can use to pay for qualified medical expenditures. The Lane Health “Card with […]

Financial Technology Association Welcomes New Members

Klarna, Truework, Nium, Sezzle join cross-section of fintech leaders focused on advancing modern, consumer-centric regulation WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Financial Technology Association (“FTA”) announced that Klarna, Truework, Nium, and Sezzle have become the newest members of the trade group. With these new members, FTA expands and deepens its broad representation of the fintech industry ranging from leaders […]

Top Brokers Call Technology the Big Post-Covid Agency Challenge

Insurtech/Online Competition; Claims Management; Data Security; Antiquated Systems cited. PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#claimsmanagement–Technology issues continue to be the prevalent challenge facing the largest insurance brokers in the coming year, according to a panel of senior executives at the 50 largest insurance brokerage firms, in a survey conducted by Browne & Mohan, and sponsored by Exdion Solutions. […]

SRAX Announces Sequire Platform Has Over 5 Million Retail Investors

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SRAX, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRAX), a financial technology company that unlocks data and insights for publicly traded companies through Sequire, its SaaS platform, has announced that Sequire has grown to over 5 million retail investors. The Sequire platform is an operating system utilized by publicly traded companies to track their shareholders’ behaviors and trends, […]

Leading Social Investing App Invstr Launches Crypto Trading in Partnership with Vast Bank and through the Coinbase Exchange

Financial Education & Investing App Offers Commission-Free Crypto Trading Through a Nationally Regulated Bank, Providing Additional Trust for New Investors in the Crypto Economy NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Award-winning social investment app Invstr announces the launch of cryptocurrency trading through a new partnership with Vast Bank and leveraging the Coinbase exchange platform for trading. Invstr members in […]

Nominations Open for 2021 IDC FinTech Rankings & Real Results

Annual rankings serve as de facto resource for banks, insurance companies, and capital markets firms making critical IT buying decisions NEEDHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#IDCFinTechRankings–Nominations are now open for the 18th annual IDC FinTech Rankings and 7th annual IDC FinTech Rankings Real Results 2021. For almost two decades, IDC Financial Insights has evaluated the revenues of the […]

Mogo Expands Crypto Portfolio with Corporate Investment in Ethereum Alongside its Existing Investment in Bitcoin

Mogo plans to Invest up to 5% of the value of its cash and Investment Portfolio in cryptocurrencies Investment complements Mogo’s broader cryptocurrency strategy including its recent investment in Canada’s leading digital asset platform, Coinsquare All figures in Canadian $ unless otherwise stated. VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO) (TSX:MOGO) (“Mogo” or the “Company”), a […]

Digital Dollar Project to Launch Pilot Programs to Explore Designs and Uses of a U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency

Project co-founder Accenture to provide initial funding for pilots, which marks next step in bringing the digital dollar closer to reality WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Digital Dollar Project (DDP) will launch at least five pilot programs over the next 12 months with interested stakeholders and DDP participants to measure the value of and inform the future design […]

Flywire Files Registration Statement with SEC for Proposed Initial Public Offering

BOSTON, May 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flywire Corporation (“Flywire”), a global payments enablement and software company, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The number of shares to […]

EML & Frollo Unveil The Future Of Money Giving Lenders & FinTechs Early Access To Australia’s First-ever Open Banking Payments Platform

Payments and Open Banking pioneers EML and Frollo have combined forces to help lenders and FinTechs access the latest in banking technology and bridge the consumer trust gap with Australia’s most innovative white-label digital wallet product – Nuapay. BRISBANE, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EML Payments Limited (ASX: EML) (S&P/ASX 200) and Frollo have made financial history with the […]

Blockchain Platform Fantom ($FTM) Crosses 3 Million Transactions

Fantom, the fastest blockchain platform, is consistently surpassing users’ and investors’ expectations, and today, it’s celebrating surpassing 3 million transactions. SYDNEY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Fantom platform has been outperforming all expectations since its original introduction with its lightning-fast network speed and low transaction fees. More and more users have begun using the platform, as through Fantom’s innovative […]

SmartMetric Says That Its Biometric Fingerprint Protected Credit Card Turns the Ubiquitous Credit Card Into an In-Your-Wallet Powerful Computer Device

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ameritrade–SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME): SmartMetric, in creating a credit card that has an inbuilt fingerprint scanner, needed to create a super thin, powerful computer inside the card, in order to power the instantaneous finger print scanning of the card user’s fingerprint. This miniature electronics breakthrough by SmartMetric has resulted not only in a […]

CORRECTING and REPLACING The Apartment Academy Launches the Multifamily Industry’s First Operations-Focused Podcast, Featuring All-Star Lineup of Commercial Real Estate Industry Experts

The first of its kind podcast addresses the pain points in multifamily real estate operations LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Last bullet point of release issued April 29, 2021, start should read: Lease Insurance (instead of Security Deposit Insurance). The updated release reads: THE APARTMENT ACADEMY LAUNCHES THE MULTIFAMILY INDUSTRY’S FIRST OPERATIONS-FOCUSED PODCAST, FEATURING ALL-STAR LINEUP OF COMMERCIAL […]

AppTech Corp. Welcomes New Board Members

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AppTech Corp. (“AppTech”) (OTC: APCX) a fintech company, announced today the retirement of Michael Gross and appointment of Michael Yadgar to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Yadgar is a corporate lawyer and strategic advisor. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of […]

Wayne Savings Announces 2021 Annual Meeting Voting Results

WOOSTER, Ohio, April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On April 29, 2021, Wayne Savings Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQX: WAYN) (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The inspector of elections delivered its final report of voting results for each of the matters submitted to a vote. Proposal 1: To elect two […]

Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation Announces First Quarter 2021 Earnings

ALTAVISTA, Va., April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Net income for Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation (OTCQX:PPBN), the one-bank holding company (“Pinnacle” or the “Company”) for First National Bank (the “Bank”), was $1,099,000 or $0.51 per basic and diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 compared to net income of $448,000 or $0.29 per basic […]

Cross River Deepens Roots in New Jersey with the Opening of New Headquarters in Fort Lee

A true demonstration of successful private-public collaboration, Company is joined by leaders from the community to cut the ribbon on its new home Since its founding in New Jersey in 2008, Company has grown to over 520 team members and plans to hire 100 more by year-end FORT LEE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cross River Bank (“Cross River”), […]

CellTrust SL2 Summer 2021 Release Expanding Enterprise Level Features includes WhatsApp Integration to Enforce Regulatory Compliance

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#FinTech—CellTrust Corporation, a leading global provider of secure and compliant mobile communication for government and enterprise, announced today its SL2 mobile application for capture and archiving Summer 2021 Release will include the integration of the WhatsApp channel in addition to a continuously expanding enterprise level feature set. WhatsApp has become one of the […]

National Flood Services Appoints Lindsey Erickson as Chief Executive Officer

The appointment of long-time National Flood Services’ visionary furthers the company’s position as the leader in flood insurance KALISPELL, Mont., April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — National Flood Services, a leading flood insurance solution provider and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) partner, today announced the appointment of Lindsey Erickson as its Chief Executive Officer. Lindsey […]

JNES Announces 1st Quarter 2021 Earnings

JONESTOWN, Pa., April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jonestown Bank & Trust Co. (JBT), – (OTC Pink: JNES) reported earnings of $1,330,000 or $0.55 per share for the first quarter of 2021, up 72.5% from $771,000 or $0.32 per share in the prior year. “The improvement in earnings is the result of profitable growth as […]

HUMBL Announces New Team Hires

HUMBL, Inc. HUMBL Blue San Diego, California, April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HUMBL, Inc. (OTC Markets: HMBL) announced today new team members and technology team reorganization across its HUMBL Mobile Pay, HUMBL Marketplace and HUMBL Financial divisions. Dennis Lee, Senior Advisor Dennis Lee has been a consultant to CEO offices at market movers within […]

Teampay Partners with Silicon Valley Bank to Offer Seamless Spend Management Controls to SVB Business Card Holders

New integration available to Innovators Card customers NEW YORK, April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Teampay, the leading distributed spend management platform, announced its new integration with Silicon Valley Bank’s (SVB) Innovators Card, extending critical spend management capabilities to businesses and employees that utilize the card. This new agreement builds on Teampay and SVB’s existing […]

ICE Publishes Update on UK Emissions Trading Scheme Ahead of First UK Emissions Auction on May 19

UK Government publishes guidance on eligibility criteria for participating in the auctions LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, today announced that, ahead of the first auction of UK emissions allowances for the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) due to commence on May 19, the UK […]