Alumni News– September 16, 2014

  • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgGoogle Cloud Platform profiles mCASH. Check them out at FinovateFall next week.
  • Credit Sesame wins two Stevie Awards in The 2014 American Business Awards.
  • Blackhawk Network acquires CardLab as Part of Incentives Expansion Strategy.
  • Bloomberg TV: How Check Point Stays on Cutting Edge of Cyber Security.
  • FreeAgent surpasses 2,000-customer landmark.
  • Tripwire’s The State of Security takes a look at Rippleshot’s ability to monitor and detect fraudulent transactions and security breaches.
  • Algomi adds Charles Teschner, Boston Consulting Group senior partner, to its board of directors.
  • Rebtel blog lists Toshl Finance among its best, free, “must-have apps” for people moving overseas.
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.

Alumni News– September 10, 2014

  • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgAmerican Banker: TSYS and Visa have announced their tokenization technology will support Apple Pay http://bit.ly/WIBIwx
  • Credit Sesame and Prosper partner.
  • Cachet Financial receives order from top tier credit union in the U.S. for mobile money management platform, Select Mobile Money.
  • AcceptEmail selects Worldpay to power its international e-billing solutions.
  • Trustly releases open source alternative messaging technology for FIs, BankAPI.
  • Loop co-founder and CTO George Wallner weighs in on Apple Pay in Time.com Money column.
  • Visa teams up with the National Football League to promote Visa Checkout. See Visa at FinDEVr this fall.
  • Braintree to support Apple Pay. Come see Braintree at FinDEVr this September 30 through October 1 in San Francisco.
  • Business Insider profiles Christian Lanng, Co-Founder and CEO of TradeShift.
  • Dwolla CEO and Founder Ben Milne talks about the role of Apple as a new entrant in the mobile payments industry.
    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.

    Alumni News– June 20, 2014

    • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgBillGuard expands internationally, now available in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
    • Simple speeds up money transfers: 1 business day for xfers from Simple and 3 business days for xfers into Simple.
    • Credit Sesame attracts 1 million + users to enroll in its free ID theft protection service.
    • American Banker talks about Check in its feature on the role of mobile bill pay in helping banks retain customers.
    • Fiserv announces that its CUnify account processing platform will be deployed by United Credit Union.
    • The National Bank (TNB) in Palestine signs deal with Temenos to replace current platform with T24.
    • Check announces billpay partnership with Direct Energy.
    • Gremln raises $100,000 as participant in SixThirty Accelerator Program.
    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 29, 2014

    • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgChina Loves Mambu: Microfinance Network Picks Cloud Banking Platform for SME Lending.
    • App Annie Acquires Distimo; raises $17 Million from Current Investors.
    • SumUp launches its own chip and PIN reader, PIN+, in Poland and Switzerland.
    • Credit Sesame launches mortgage rate marketplace.
    • DemystData brings in $5 Million for its Big Data API for financial institutions.
    • NHS Shared Business Services selects Tradeshift platform to enhance supply chain.
    • Actiance announces general availability of Alcatraz, a cloud-based, Context-Aware archive for email, social, and other communications.
    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 21, 2014

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    • Expensify’s new mobile release now lets you use the Wingman feature on your phone.
    • InComm launches mobile platform for mobile wallet providers and merchants.
    • Heckyl opens for business in London.
    • Cortera launches new receivables management tool, Cortera Open Receivables.
    • Pymnts.com interviews Chris Larsen on how Ripple Labs simplifies B2B payments.
    • Wallaby Financial teams up with CreditCards.com to launch WalletUp.
    • FutureAdvisor raises more than $15 million; seeks to grow team.
    • Fiserv to participate in University of Connecticut Business School’s Financial Accelerator Program.
    • Credit Sesame earns spot on the 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Most Promising Companies list for North America.
    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 7, 2014

    • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgiFactor and Striata partner to offer robust push ebill solution to utilities.
    • Kingdom Trust and Bancbox partner to streamline the crowdfunding and P2P lending platform experience for the IRA investor.
    • Alternative lending pays up: Kabbage raises $50 million, Prosper pulls in $70 million.
    • Actiance extends Socialite to include Google+ & YouTube.
    • VentureBeat looks at the rise of P2P lending of many Finovate alums and predicts $1 trillion in loans by 2025.
    • App Annie now lets app developers track ads, app store optimization.
    • TradeHero launches a Chinese version, bringing the stock market game to traders in China.
    • Lend Academy speculates Prosper now valued $600 million, up from a $100 million valuation around eight months ago.
    • Personal Capital reaches 500,000+ registered users. Now is tracking over $70+ billion in & is managing $500 million in assets for clients.
    • Credit Sesame offers Target customers free ID protection, credit monitoring and credit scores without deadlines.
    • Jack Henry Banking’s Core Director processing platform deployed by Oklahoma State Bank and The Bank of Clovis in New Mexico.
    • BBVA Compass teams up with On Deck Capital to better score small business borrowers.
    • WSJ Personal Technology column recommends Dashlane as the “best way to manage online passwords.
    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 16, 2014

    • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgWhere the Alums Are: A Remembrance of FinovateSpring Past. Read what the innovators of FinovateSpring 2013 have been up to in the year since.
    • Betterment raises $32 million in Series C round.
    • Realty Mogul crowdfunds Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs.
    • Partnership with Clearly Loans brings Nostrum Group into the secured loan processing business.
    • Credit Sesame launches free credit and identity protection service.
    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 24, 2014

    • TransferWise recognized as “boldest small company” in winning FT’s Boldest in Business award for 2014.
    • BBVA follows Simple acquisition with launch of new digital banking unit.
    • Currency Transfer featured in Wired UK as Startup of the Week.
    • BillGuard invites beta testers to try its new Android app.
    • Mail Tribune highlights the importance of Credit Karma and Credit Sesame.
    • Ping Identity purchases Accells Technologies to make mobile devices into a tool for logging you in to all of your cloud-based services in one shot.
    • BellaDati launches the next level of visual data discovery with new release.
    • Matt Turck examines opportunities for Kensho and Quantopian in a Bloomberg-dominated world.
    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 20, 2014

    • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgMore than 25 banks have signed up for Matchi since its launch in November last year. 
    • American Banker looks at how Credit Karma and Credit Sesame provide more than just a credit score.
    • Thomson Reuters launches Know-Your-Customer service.
    • SecondMarket seeks to open Bitcoin fund to ordinary investors.
    • Pymnts features Feedzai’s CEO Nuno Sebastiao.
    • Striata unveils new logo, new website.
    • Fenergo appoints Oliver White to UK Head of Sales.
    • mBank and Orange partner to launch full-service, retail mobile bank in second half of 2014.
    • Narrative Science launches free app to turn data into readable documents.
    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 12, 2014

    • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgFiserv digital banking solutions to be deployed at Finger Lakes Federal Credit Union.
    • ACI Worldwide launches latest version of UP BASE24-eps to enable “any-to-any” real-time payments.
    • Market Platform Dynamics CEO Karen Webster interviews Aron Schwarzkopf, CEO of Leaf.
    • The Guardian ranks Toshl among its top ten free apps for students.
    • Fiserv and MasterCard reach agreement to support adoption of debit EMV technology.
    • PromotedApp features VerifyValid’s multi-purpose, electronic checkbook.
    • TechCrunch: SigFig hires Financial Engines exec Steve Lifgren to build out its operations team.
    • The Start reports: Revenue loans like the ones from Lighter Capital are new way for tech firms to raise cash.
    • Actiance launches Socialite Feature Control, a new licensing option, in response to SEC ruling.
    • Credit Sesame launches premium services to better protect people’s credit and identity.
    • Cachet Financial Solutions acquires prepaid mobile platform business unit from DeviceFidelity.
    • Top Image Systems launches MobiREMIT, mobile remittance processing to streamline and accelerate payment processing.
    • Guide Financial to provide software for the more than 300 advisory firms in the Garrett Planning Network.
    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.