Finovate Alumni News– November 6, 2013

  • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgMarketWatch mentions BrightScope and FutureAdvisor as two ways to enhance your retirement portfolio.
  • Quippi to use PayNearMe to enable cash payments for its international gift cards.
  • MoneyDesktop launches Client Services product to offer employee training, marketing, tech support & other services to increase ROI PFM investment.
  • Atlanta-based Cardlytics opens first NYC office.
  • The Guardian mentions SumUp in its review of popular mobile apps for business.
  • Finovate alums FIS, Fiserv, ACI Worldwide, Jack Henry Banking, and Temenos earn spots on IDC Financial Insights tenth annual FinTech 100 list.
  • PandoDaily takes a look at Netswipe 2.0, Jumio’s payment card scanning solution.
  • Celent reviews Comarch Wealth Management Platform.
  • Ignite Sales launches mobile recommendation guides to accelerate bank customer on boarding.
  • Multicom announces partnership with pre-paid virtual card provider, Ixaris.
This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

Finovate Alumni News– September 18, 2013

  • FinovateLOGO.jpgKalixa Group to provide payment services to Italian gaming services provider, Sisal.
  • ACI Worldwide recognized as fastest growing biller direct electronic bill payment provider by Aite Group.
  • Manilla tops 15 million bills and statements delivered.
  • Netbanker reports: Simple Revamps Homepage http://bit.ly/16j6SsM
  • 200 Financial institutions adopt Lodo Software’s PFM.
  • Jumio adds facial detection to Its web and mobile identify verification service, Netverify.
  • MyBankTracker looks at MoneyDesktop’s uncluttered visualization of financial goals.
  • The Business Review blog highlights Dynamics’ partnership with Key Bank. 
  • TIO Networks forms partnership with Cowlitz Public Utility District.
  • Gartner names Backbase a Visionary Portal Software Vendor for the third year running.
  • Tradeshift Collaborative Workflow wins this year’s AP Innovative Technology of the Year Award.
  • Check partners with Irvine Ranch Water District to provide billpay and tracking for IRWD customers.
This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

Jumio’s Netverify Now Enables MultiDocument Validation and Facial Recognition

This post is part of our live coverage of FinovateFall 2013.

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Next, Jumio debuted enhancements to its Netverify solution:
“Our solutions have already launched with continued iterations resulting from ongoing customer feedback. Enhancements to Netverify including facial recognition, multi-document validation, and other features to further fit specific business needs and use cases will be showcased at FinovateFall 2013.”
Product Launch: 2012
Metrics: Over 100 customers & growing
Product distribution strategy: Direct to Business (B2B)
HQ: Palo Alto, CA
Founded: 2010
Website: jumio.com
Twitter: @jumio
Presenting Mike Orlando (CSO) and Emilio Disanluciano (Sr. Business Development)

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The full demo video will be available at finovate.com in mid-September.

FinovateFall 2013 Sneak Peek: Part 2

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This is part two of our FinovateFall Sneak Peek series. If you missed the first installment, you can catch it here:

Here are eight more of the 70 companies that will demo their new technology on September 10 and 11 in New York: authenticID, Fiserv, Float Money, Ignite Sales, Jumio, SavedPlus, Yseop, and Zenmonics.

Want to join us in New York in September? Get your FinovateFall 2013 ticket here. To learn more about FinovateFall, check out the FAQ.

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Authentic ID’s pictureID solution is 100% accurate and can’t be fooled by fraudsters since it returns a visual representation of the true owner of an identity.

Features:
    • 100% Accurate
    • Can’t be fooled by fraudsters
    • Transactions cost less than existing solutions
Why it’s great: pictureID is the only 100% accurate identity proofing solution on the market today and it is more intuitive for users. 

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Blair Cohen, CEO 
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Fiserv’s Popmoney Instant Payments extends the functionality of the Popmoney P2P service from Fiserv, making it indispensable when an immediate exchange of money is required.
Features:
    • Instant Payments delivers payments for a real-time world
    • Delivered through Mobiliti, Popmoney offers an unmatched transformational mobile experience
Why it’s great: Instant Payments from Popmoney combined with the transformational experience offered by Mobiliti from Fiserv, delivers on the compelling, consumer need for real-time payments.
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Jeffery W. Yabuki 
President and Chief Executive Officer
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FloatMoney is smarter credit for consumers
Features:
    • Interest-free line of credit
    • Planned Spending Program for budgeting
    • Financial Health Partners for financial literacy, payments and savings
Why it’s great: Float will replace credit cards
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Shane Hadden, CEO 
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Ignite Salesthe leader in retail banking customer acquisition and retention technology, will showcase Innovative Branch Profitability Dashboards, offering a breakthrough in branch performance measurement.
Features:
    • Determine profitable branches/products per branch
    • Quickly spot branch trends, customer insights, fee-generating opportunities
    • Understand gap analysis
Why it’s great: Never before have the tools for detailed branch measurement been so accessible to bank executives.
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Mitchell Orlowsky, CEO
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Jumio’s Netverify supports real-time ID scanning and verification via a mobile application or website of passports and driver licenses to enable clients to meet know-your-customer requirements.
Features:
    • Increase conversion rates and revenue
    • Reduce risk & chargebacks
    • Create a ‘cool’ factor user experience
Why it’s great: Netverify allows businesses to authenticate customers’ identities using their computer’s web camera, IOS or Android smartphone cameras
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Michael Orlando heads up Jumio’s worldwide sales and business development efforts and brings over 20 years of high-growth company experience to this role. 

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SavedPlus is an automatic savings tool that helps customers effortlessly reach financial goals.
Features:
    • Easy to set up, bank agnostic financial tool. 
    • It sets aside money as a percentage of every purchase.
    • Change the destination account with one click.
Why it’s great: Automatic savings made easy

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Nikita Brodskiy, Founder & CEO
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Yseop is artificial intelligence software which writes, just like a human being, but at a speed of thousands of pages per second, and in multiple languages.
Features:
    • Generate highly qualified leads 
    • Boost sales performance
    • Write financial reports automatically
Why it’s great: Yseop boosts your business performance by automating tasks such as lead generation, cross-selling, meeting preparation and financial report writing.

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John Rauscher, CEO & co-founder
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Zenmonics has created the Mobile Banker tablet for lean branches, advice centers, and relationship management.
Features:
    • Ability to deploy in front of existing systems
    • Reduce branch transaction costs
    • Increase Sales with live collateral, account opening, servicing
Why it’s great: The convenience and attractiveness of an Apple Store as your Bank. 
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Stay tuned next week for a sneak peek of more companies. Want to join us in New York in September? Get your ticket to FinovateFall 2013 here. To learn more about FinovateFall, check out the FAQ.

Meet the Innovators of FinovateFall 2013

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FinovateFall 2013 is right around the corner. That means it’s time to start getting to know the entrepreneurs and innovators that will be presenting their technologies on stage in New York City in September.

Remember, the early bird deadline is this Friday, August 2nd. So to reserve your spot and register now.

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Akimbo Financial offers a social bank account alternative that makes sharing money easier than ever.
authenticIDs identity tools pictureID and catfishID, are the most accurate, time-saving solutions for the forms of ID we already carry.
Backbase‘s Launchpad, the Commercial Banking Edition, making CFO’s work easier.
BehavioSec uses behavioral analytics to transparently tackle web and mobile security.
BillFloat revolutionizes credit delivery to consumers and businesses.
Biometric Signature ID has a patented software-only biometric for secure ID online verification.
BizEquity is the first and leading cloud-based business valuation engine, an innovative solution to small business lead generation.
Capital Access Network is the largest and most experienced small business finance specialist.
Cardlytics uses consumer purchase data to drive a patented advertising platform. Ads are so relevant–they’re expected. 
CoverHound is a comparison insurance adviser, helping people discover, buy, and manage insurance online.
CR2 is the innovative provider of self-service banking solutions including ATM, Internet, and mobile banking.
DoubleBeam‘s SDK powers mPayments inside other mobile apps, helping signup customers quickly and save a ton on the cost of payments.
FinanceIt offers businesses the ability to provide consumer financing to their customers at the POS.
Financial Guard helps you protect your investments, providing online investment advice at the right price, finally.
Finect is the leading online network for the financial services industry.
Fiserv is a leading global technology provider serving the financial services industry, driving innovation in payments.
FlexScore “gamifies” financial planning, gives a “score” of your financial fitness, and provides education, advice, peer comparisons.
Float Money offers interest-free credit to members of its shopping club and financial health partners.
FutureAdvisor manages your investments for better returns, making quality financial advice available to everyone.
GMC Software Technology is a leading software developer of solutions that transform the customer experience.
Guide Financial is like a healthcheck for your finances – automatically scanning your accounts for ways you can earn or save more, and providing simple, easy fixes.
Ignite Sales is the leader in retail banking, customer acquisition, and retention technology.
Innovation Agency, where you can execute on your innovation mandate and unlock the wealth of ideas in your ecosystems.
Instabank – Beautiful money.
Interactions provides natural language Virtual Assistant application services for the automation customer care processes.
Jumio is a next generation credentials management company offering payments and ID scanning and validation products for mobile and web transactions.
Kofax is a leading provider of smart process applications that simplify the business critical First Mile of information-intensive customer interactions.
LearnVest empowers people everywhere to take control of their money and live their richest lives.
Level Money is a financial GPS, designed to replace budgeting.
Lighter Capital provides growth capital to technology companies in a highly-automated basis – Capital-as-a-Service.
Lumesis provides software for the fixed income municipal market. Compliance and credit-focused. 
Luminous is a boutique innovation company that has become synonymous with innovative banking around the world.
Manilla is the leading free and secure service to simplify and organize daily financial life.
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry, operating the world’s fastest payments processing network.
mBank is the biggest, pure-play online bank and the third largest retail bank in Poland.
miiCard is the first digital identity verification service to prove ‘you are who you say you are’ entirely online.
Mitek is positioned as the leading innovator in mobile imaging software. 
MoneyDesktop empowers financial institutions to provide online/mobile banking experiences to promote personal financial intelligence.
Motif Investing is a thematic, customizable, low-cost and crowdsourceable ETF-like product that is disrupting investing economics.

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enables companies to uncover the insight hidden in their data and create new content at a scale and frequency never before possible.
Numbrs – One App – Every Bank.
P2P Cash is the mobile wallet with switch technology that allows us to aggregate all other mWallets and mobile financial services.
PayWith is powered by MasterCard. Funded by Merchants. Loved by Consumers.
PhonyInvoices provides invoice fraud detection and prevention. We check a company’s vendor lists and transactions for suspicious activity.
Place2Give provides valuable and trustworthy information to make the most impactful social capital investment decisions.
QuarterSpot lending platform delivers the lowest cost and most favorable term small business loans.
RevolutionCredit is a revolutionary solution that transforms the credit decisioning process for both creditors and consumers.
SaaS Markets is the enterprise app store company for financial organizations looking to leverage cloud-based applications for their employees or customers.
SavedPlus is an automatic savings program that helps customers save money with every purchase.
Simple Verity provides business credit reports on any SMB in America.
Socure offers a social identity verification solution to combat the growing risk of online identity fraud for financial institutions.
SpearFysh leverages mobile, speech analytics, big data, and SaaS technology to improve sales processes and drive growth.
Spreedly provides vault cards in the cloud and work with more than 50 payment gateways.
StockSmart apps and platform offer insight and information on the world’s best companies and people.
StrategyCorps delivers local/mobile/social consumer checking solutions so appealing and relevant, your customers will gladly pay for them.
Tinkoff Credit Systems is Russia’s leading provider of online financial services.
TipRanks is a cloud-based service that measures the performance of anyone giving investment advice.
Toopher eliminates online fraud using your phone’s location. Simple, secure, your phone stays in your pocket.
Unleash is the cloud CFO that helps small businesses make better decisions faster.
VerifyValid and Deluxe are giving checks their first major upgrade in more than 200 years.
Versafe protects all users from all malware, threat types. On all devices, all transparently. 
WordSentry software analyzes messages during composition, identifying non-compliant components, for correction before sending.
Yodlee is the platform for financial innovation, powering the world’s largest collection of transactional data.
Yseop creates a new age where financial services delivered to customers are driven by AI and human collaboration.
Zenmonics is a global technology services and mobile product provider to the financial services market.
Zighra empowers banks and financial institutions to leverage implicit mobile user authentication and accelerate payments.
Zooz provides complete payment essentials at your fingertips: a robust set of tools that will improve the payment process.
Plus more stealth companies to be announced in the weeks to come.
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To find out more about the upcoming FinovateFall 2013 event in New York, September 10 and 11, visit our FinovateFall information page here.