Finovate Alumni News– July 10, 2013

  • FinovateLOGO.jpgAuthentify launches security app for mobile devices, replacing passwords with digital images and spoken pass phrases.
  • Google Wallet’s “Buy with Google” promotion provides discounts via Android apps ranging from Airbnb to Uber.
  • IBS Intelligence ranks SAGE SA’s Prospero 2nd in 2013 Sales League Table.
  • Manilla’s activated user base surpasses half million mark.
  • CashStar announces new clients for its digital gifting program.
  • Moven’s beta program expands to add additional testers as company anticipates mobile signup by year’s end.
  • Bank Innovation reviews GoBank’s progress toward customer engagement and mobile centricity.
  • American Banker reports: Mitek Receives Patent for Mobile Card Balance Transfers.
  • SecondMarket launches General Solicitation solution in response to the SEC lifting of the ban on general solicitation by the JOBS Act.
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– April 25, 2013

  • Bank Independent picks Jack Henry Banking’s SilverLake technology for enterprise-wide automation.
  • TSYS Merchant Solutions launches Pay in Your Currency multi-currency solution.
  • CommunityLend earns spot on Branham300’s Top 25 Up and Coming companies roster.
  • ID Analytics introduces new version of Credit Optics Credit Score for more insight into consumer behavior.
  • Kofax ranked a “Leader” by Forrester Research in The Forrester Wave report.
  • AGBeat features Kabbage. Check them out at FinovateSpring.
  • Kony Solutions announces record year in FY2013, growing 90% YOY. Hires Abhay Parasnis as President and COO.
  • Mobile World Live takes a look at Zooz’s recent funding round. Meet Zooz in San Francisco as they demo their technology as part of FinovateSpring.
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– March 28, 2013

  • Forbes places Dwolla CEO, Ben Milne, on the 2013 Disruptors list.
  • Lifehacker reviews Credit Karma for Android.
  • TIBCO Software partners with Aditi Tech to bolster enterprise social, e-commerce solutions.
  • Outright’s 300,000 users surpass 2 billion transactions.
  • Bank Innovation reports: Capital Access Network’s Online Lending Platform, CapTap, Coming to Tablet Soon.
  • Waspit wins second place award in PYMNTS.com Innovation Project’s Best in Show.
  • Monitise CMO Carl Tsukahara interviewed by David Murphy in Mobile Marketing.
  • SeedInvest is among the crowdfunding innovators featured in crowdfundattny blog.
  • Pymnts.com interviews Mark Miles of CSI globalVCard on the business of B2B payments.
  • E&S Consulting blog takes a look at the evolution of Green Dot’s GoBank. Be sure to catch Green Dot at FinovateSpring in May.
  • Better ATM Services wins 2013 Paybefore Award for Visa prepaid gift card program.
  • PC Mag’s SecurityWatch features EyeVerify and its solution to the problem with passwords.  EyeVerify will be demoing their authentication technology at the upcoming FinovateSpring event in San Francisco.
  • Programmable Web takes a look at recently published APIs including one from OneID. Join OneID this May in San Francisco for FinovateSpring.
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– October 1, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgAmerican Banking Journal reflects on FinovateFall.
  • USA Today launches portfolio tracker powered by SigFig.
  • Tagit appoints new CEO, gears up for rapid expansion.
  • American Banker looks at Dwolla’s ACH alternative.
  • Moment NYC blog considers tech from FinovateFall.
  • GigaOM reports Outright teams up with PayPal and Expensify.
  • Inc. Magazine features financing from Lighter Capital as a way to expand small business.
  • Huffington Post reports Kabbage faces competition from Amazon’s new lending service.
  • InComm partners with Ifeelgoods to offer electronic gift cards.
  • WSJ names ThreatMetrix to “Next Big Thing” list. Ranks among top 50 startups in US.
  • Singapore-based PlayMoolah announces partnership with OCBC Bank.
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– August 15, 2012

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  • MyBankTracker lists Mint, LearnVest, and HelloWallet as the best PFM tools. Come to FinovateFall to check out LearnVest.
  • PYMNTS.com recognizes Mitek as 1 of the “most innovative” companies in payments space.
  • Google Product Alum, Joe Wolf, joins FreeMonee as VP of Product.
  • Payment solutions provider, Payvision, partners with Virtual Piggy. Check out Virtual Piggy at FinovateFall in NYC next month.
  • Outright now integrates with Etsy Direct Checkout.
  • BehavioSec selected by military research organization DARPA to provide IT security.
  • Truaxis to provide ORCC with StatementRewards Loyalty Program. Check out Truaxis at FinovateFall September 12 and 13.
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– July 20, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgDynamics certified as payment card production vendor on MasterCard network.
  • Lighter Capital hires BJ Lackland as new CEO.
  • Netbanker reports: BillGuard Puts Extra Effort into Contacting Customers.
  • Lazy Man and Money blog features SaveUp.
  • TechCrunch reports Credit Karma app becomes #1 Financial app in Apple App Store and #22 overall, only 1 day after debut.
  • TSYS signs 6 year agreement to provide BofA processing services for consumer credit card portfolios in the U.S.
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.

Go Daddy Acquires Outright.com

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Outright, a company that streamlines the process of running a small business, announced yesterday it has been acquired by Arizona-based Go Daddy.

The acquisition will help Go Daddy extend its reach into a larger range of services and use Outright’s Mountain View office as a hub for its Silicon Valley presence. Go Daddy’s reach of over 7.5 million small businesses will give Outright the opportunity to expand its user base of 200,000.

On its blog, Outright makes it clear that its service will remain the same for the end-user.

The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

To learn more about Outright, watch its FinovateFall 2010 demo.

Finovate Alumni News– July 9, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgTechCrunch reports HelloWallet brings its PFM to Android.
  • Tradeshift announces Supplier Choice Movement.
  • TASCET uses Financial ICONN technology to mitigate tax return fraud.
  • Timesfreepress.com features Rebirth Financial.
  • ProfitStars recognized as 2012 Microsoft ISV-Windows Azure Partner of the Year.
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– March 29, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgCartera Commerce launches OfferLink rewards solution for local businesses.
  • MyBankTracker features PayNearMe and shares how to pay your utility bill at 7-Eleven.
  • American Banker shares how Plastyc is 1 of 3 prepaid card providers to adopt or test a disclosure box to inform consumers of fees.
  • ReadyForZero launches its Facebook timeline.
  • LearnVest launches a tool to help decide if you should outsource a task or do it yourself.
  • Forbes describes how Lending Club and Prosper have opened up the consumer debt market.
  • VentureBeat shares how Outright can assist during tax season.
  • Striata partners with IHS Telekom to bring eBilling to Turkey.
  • David Marcus named President of PayPal.
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.

Kabbage and Outright Announce Partnership

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Yesterday Kabbage, a startup that provides capital to small businesses, and Outright, an online bookkeeping and tax software provider, announced a partnership:

“Kabbage uses Outright’s transactional data on an anonymous basis to help qualify and approve smallThumbnail image for Outrightlogo9.1.11.png businesses for cash to grow. Upon pre-qualification, the businesses go through an automated and painless application process to receive working capital, typically accessing their cash in less than 10 minutes.”

To learn more, watch Kabbage’s FinovateEurope 2012 demo and Outright’s FinovateFall 2010 demo.