Finovate Alumni News– June 12, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgClairmail receives Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Enhancement Award.
  • T8 Webware adds Des Moines Office.
  • Ixaris names Kenneth Bonnici CFO.
  • ValidSoft partners with SOCURE to bring security and ID theft protection to social networks.
  • Intuit launches Mobile Banking Purchase Rewards for iPhone and Android.
  • ID Analytics names Larry McIntosh as CEO.
  • TSYS Acquiring Solutions launches Value Added Resource (VAR) Partner Connect Program.
  • Tyfone signs 10-year partnership with PT Number One in Indonesia.
  • ThreatMetrix forms partnership with Imperva.
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– June 7, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgCheck out VC funding trends in financial services startups.
  • Cartera Commerce raises $12.2 Million in growth equity.
  • Braintree expands payments gateway to merchants in 30 countries.
  • Lending Club receives $15 mil from Kleiner, Mary Meeker joins board.
  • ThreatMetrix positioned as a “Visionary” in the Magic Quadrant for Web Fraud Detection.
  • Clairmail awarded 2012 Best Mobile Application or Service.
  • mFoundry launches mobile banking solution for Eli Lilly Federal Credit Union.
  • City National Bank partners with Cachet Financial Solutions and Panini to deliver RDC to Mac users.
  • Bill.com receivables wins ninth annual Tax and Accounting Technology Innovation Awards.
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– May 14, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgCU Insight reports cbanc Network Reaches 10,000 Users Milestone.
  • Bill.com Wins Barlow Research Client Conference Innovation Showcase Award.
  • Clairmail Wins San Francisco Business Times Tech and Innovation Award.
  • AcceptEmail and TrustWeaver announce partnership.
  • PYMNTS News reports Acculynk announces Alaska option issuers enabled with PaySecure internet PIN debit.
  • Aptys Solutions Offers Financial Institutions Affordable Archiving Alternative.
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– May 11, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgSocialInSight Acquires SocialPicks for Undisclosed Sum.
  • One Year After its FinovateSpring 2011 Demo, Bankons is Acquired by Capital One.
  • Clairmail Leads New Era of Mobile Banking Security with RSA Certification.
  • TechCrunch reports Wonga Extends Its Payday Loans To Small Businesses In UK.
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 6, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgInComm removes Visa Gift Card & MasterCard Gift Card products from New Jersey stores due to regulation.
  • SimpleTuition launches Student-Friendly SmarterBank, Powered by The Bancorp Bank.
  • Clairmail introduces Clairmail Plus, a mobile banking & payments solution for midmarket FIs. 
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.

Monitise Buys Competitor Clairmail for $173 Million

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United States-based mobile banking and payment solutions provider, Clairmail announced this morning that it will be acquired by Monitise, its European-based competitor.

Monitise will acquire Clairmail for $173 million to expand its international presence by leveraging Clairmail’s grasp on the North American market.

Together, Monitise and Clairmail will:

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    • Have 13 million registered consumers 
    • Operate across four continents
    • Process billions of transactions per year
    • Have 600 employees
    • Process $10 billion in payments and transfers per year
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The deal is expected to close on June 30, the end of Monitise’s fiscal year.

To learn more about Monitise and Clairmail, watch Monitise’s Finovate 2007 demo and Clairmail’s FinovateFall 2010 demo.

Finovate Alumni News– March 26, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgXero acquires software developer Max Solutions.
  • The Myndset interviews Joe Salesky, founder of FreeMonee.
  • Business Insider walks through Personal Capital’s iPad app.
  • Smart Biz touts the benefits of Xero’s accounting software.
  • FeeFighters acquired by Groupon for undisclosed amount.
  • Monitise buys competitor Clairmail for $173 million.
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 21, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgCashStar brings eGifting platform to the UK.
  • Service2Media signs AppCenter Partner agreement with HintTech.
  • Clairmail appoints former Apple executive, Mitch Stein as new Director of Innovation and Design.
  • Lazy Man and Money blog covers SigFig, calling it the best way to track your investments.
  • Wonga launches Easter Egg hunt on Facebook.
  • eToro’s OpenBook wins 2011 Superior Trading and Resource (STAR) Award.
  • WSJ’s MarketWatch suggests using HelloWallet to help employees build wealth.
  • Relevantly Speaking highlights Offermatic in a podcast.
  • NY Times Bucks blog describes the experience of using Citi’s rewards card powered by Dynamics.
  • Finextra looks at Mint, HelloWallet, and Lodo to consider benefits of implementing a PFM.
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.

Clairmail and VocaLink Partner to Combine Real-Time Payments with Mobile Solutions

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With the rise in smartphone usage, financial institutions are increasingly aware of their need for a mobile payments solution. Mobile solutions company, Clairmail, announced a partnership with VocaLink that will help clients fulfill this need.

“The partnership will enable banks to use Clairmail’s Smart Client technology to deliver new services to their customers, such as Person-to-Person Mobile Payments, enabled by VocaLink’s real-time capabilities, such as Faster and Immediate Payments and multi-channel service options.”

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VocaLink’s Immediate Payments solution and Multi-Channel Gateway product, married with Clairmail’s mobile solutions will enable financial institutions to take advantage of the mobile channel.

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

Finovate Alumni News– March 15, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgAmerican Banker reports LifeLock buys ID Analytics to boost its appeal to banks.
  • Practical Ecommerce profiles Kabbage, highlights future endeavors.
  • CNN Money discusses how SecondMarket escaped clashes with the new SEC ruling.
  • Convenient Cards, Rapid Financial, & Plastyc partner with Arroweye Solutions to get prepaid cards to market faster.
  • Silver Tail Systems introduces profile analyzer to protect websites from cyber attacks & fraud.
  • Check Point wins 2012 SC Magazine Readers Choice Award for best intrusion prevention solution.
  • Syphr and CarLoans.com launch ad platform pilot for CUs.
  • American Banker reports Bancorp Bank announces NetSpend, InComm prepaid card deals.
  • PayPal introduces PayPal Here to compete with Square.
  • Finextra discusses ebilling adoption rates, reviews Striata’s strategy.
  • H&R Block Canada and Yodlee partner to deliver tax applications to financial institutions.
  • Clairmail and VocaLink partner to combine real-time payments with mobile solutions.
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.