Crealogix and Meniga Create Digital Bank and PFM Solution for BNP’s Consors Bank


Cortal Consors demonstrated at FinovateEurope 2011, when it was an online brokerage and investment company under BNP Paribas. It has since become Consors Bank, a German-based subsidiary bank of BNP Paribas.

Launching a bank comes with a long to-do list– one thatMenigaLogo.jpgincludes providing financial planning tools for your customers– so Consors Bank has partnered with Meniga and Crealogix. Respectively, these fintech providers power spending and saving management tools, as well as a digital banking portal.

The combined solutions offer Consors Bank customers an engaging user experience that fits with the bank’s slogan, “mobile, just like you.”

Here’s a look at some of the aspects of Meniga’s PFM on Consors Bank’s web portal:

  • Monthly spending comparison:


  • Spending category overview:

MenigaConsorsCategoryOverview.jpgIceland-based Meniga launched in 2009 and has since brought its white-label PFM platform to 25 banks across the globe. Meniga last demonstrated at FinovateEurope 2014 and will return to London next February for FinovateEurope 2015.

Crealogix appeared on stage at FinovateSpring 2014 in San Jose and will also demo its new technology at FinovateEurope 2015 in London.

Finovate Alumni News– August 7, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgMortgage Technology examines how Gerrard Schmid plans to combine Mortgagebot’s POS & Avista’s LOS tech.
  • Zopa reports biggest month yet with nearly £8 mil leant between members in July.
  • Cortal Consors wins Mobile Banking award from German-based “Leseraward Börse Online und n-tv”.
  • Aptys Solutions announces Midwest Independent Bank as new bank customer.
  • Australia’s Financial Review profiles CurrencyFair.
  • SecondMarket releases snapshot of users.
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.

Cortal Consors Announces New Version and Expansion of Hopee


Earlier today France-based Cortal Consors announced the expansion of Hopee, its platform for an online community that exchanges recommendations, analyses, and tips on investments.

“The Community’s new version, launched this October, includes a range of new features such as theScreener, an independent risk assessing indicator for stocks.” 

The free platform has 50,000 members in France and 60,000 members in Germany and recently launched in Spain, where it was positively received.

To learn more about Cortal Consors and Hopee, watch the FinovateEurope 2011 demo.

Finovate Alumni Chosen for Institutional Investor’s Tech 50

Institutional Investor’s Tech 50 List ranks technological leaders and innovators in the financial 

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industry. It includes nominations and input from industry experts and is finalized by the editors and staff of Institutional Investor who assess the nominees on 4 attributes:
  • Experience and contributions over the course of a career
  • Scope and complexity of responsibilities 
  • Influence and leadership inside and outside one’s organization
  • Technological innovation or achievement
Below are the three Finovate alum chosen for this year’s Tech 50 list.

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Founded: 2007

Located: New Orleans, LA with offices in New York
Funding: $29.8 million from Fidelity Ventures, Prism VentureWorks, RedPoint Ventures, and Bain Capital Ventures
Market: Online Accounts Receivable Trading
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Founded: 1969
Located: Worldwide with headquarters in Singapore
Market: Global Bank
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Founded: 2003
Located: Paris
Market: Online Trading and Investments
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Alumni News — Week of July 11, 2011


Last week, AlwaysOn released its 2011 AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies List that represents the top emerging companies Worldwide. Twelve Finovate Alumni were selected:
  • BillFloat
  • Bling Nation
  • Boku
  • Cardlytics
  • ClairMail
  • Expensify
  • IDAnalytics
  • Lending Club
  • SecondMarket
  • Wikinvest
  • Wonga
  • Yodlee
In other Alumni News:
Aptys Solutions

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Aptys Solutions announced that the ACH functionality in its PayLogics payment platform provides same-day settlement. Link 
Balance Financial
  • Balance Financial launched Balance Certified Pro, a new software that is geared toward professionals. Link
  • Balance Financial released an iPhone App. Link
TechCrunch reported that BillGuard’s “Anti-virus for Bills” is now completely free for users. Link
CNNMoney’s article, Simplify Your Retirement Savings, pointed to BrightScope to provide a clear understanding of retirement savings. Link
ChargeSmart announced that its Bill Payments customers can now pay many of their utility bills with an American Express card. Link
Continuity Control
Continuity Control raised $1.1 million in financing from convertible promissory notes and warrants. Link


The Miami Herald reported that Cortera’s Risk Data and Reporting is now an SAP-endorsed business solution. Link
Cortal Consors
Institutional Investor ranked Oliver Le Grand, CEO of Cortal Consors, number 13 of 50 in its Tech 50 ranking of financial tech leaders and innovators. Link
Credit Karma
Credit Karma’s new feature, Credit Alerts is available for free to the first 200 people to click the link. Link
Credit Sesame
The Hands On Home Buyer blog recommended Credit Sesame for its interactive property taxes tool. Link
The Business Insider reported that Currensee plans to launch its Trade Leaders program in China. Link
  • The E-News publication, Business Record, commented on Dwolla’s positive impact on Iowa’s startup culture. Link
  • Financial Plus Credit Union adopted Dwolla’s FiSync integration. Link
Dynamics revealed its angel investors in Series A and Series B funding rounds. Link
Guardian Analytics
  • American Banker reported that Guardian Analytics is planning to launch an outsourced fraud prevention service that will help financial institutions meet new FFIEC guidelines. Link
  • Guardian Analytics introduced its FraudDESK service to provide fraud analytics support to financial institutions. Link
  • Guardian Analytics is hosting a free webinar on Tuesday that will explore FFIEC guidance. Link
iPay Technologies
iPay Technologies helped Generations Community Federal Credit Union increase bill pay adoption and its number of transactions. Link
Lending Club
  • San Francisco ABC News Channel 7 explained the benefits of P2P loans from Lending Club. Link
  • Finextra news blog discussed Lending Club’s success. Link
  • American Banker reported that, in June, Lending Club saw an increase of 7% in loans originated that totaled a record $20 million. Link
Lodo Software
The Silicon Prairie News reported that Lodo Software is seeking to raise $5 million in a round of Series D funding. Link

Columbia Credit Union announced that it deployed mFoundry’s mBanking, a mobile banking platform. Link


MSN Money reported that Mitek Systems began a NASDAQ market listing on July 14th, and is trading under the symbol MITK. Link
  • CNBC reported that Monitise’s ReliaCard will be offered to U.S. Bank’s Visa cardholders in some states. Link
  • Monitise, US Bank, and FIS announced that they are planning to offer a mobile app for Visa’s ReliaCard users. Link
  • San Francisco’s ABC News Channel 7 explained the benefits of P2P loans from Prosper. Link
  • Finextra news blog discussed Prosper’s success with its P2P lending service. Link
Q2ebanking’s director of security solutions, Ward Howell, published an article detailing a Credit Union’s perspective of the FFIEC guidelines in The Credit Union Ti
mes. Link
Receivables Exchange
Institutional Investor ranked Justin Brownhill and Nicolas Perkin, Co-Founders of The Receivables Exchange, as number 42 of 50 in its Tech 50 ranking of financial tech leaders and innovators. Link
Standard Chartered
Institutional Investor ranked Jan Verplancke, CIO of Standard Chartered, as number 37 of 50 in its Tech 50 ranking of financial tech leaders and innovators. Link
TILE Financial

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Daily Finance interviewed Amy Butte, CEO of TILE Financial. Link
TradeKing announced the public availability of its API. Link
CoVantage Credit Union chose to implement Tyfone’s mobile wallet solution. Link
  • Zopa founder Giles Andrews was interviewed on BBC’s The Bottom Line. Link
  • Finextra news blog discussed Zopa’s success as a P2P lending service. Link