Finovate Alumni News– June 4, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgO’Reilly Radar takes an in-depth look at FutureAdvisor, interviews CEO Bo Lu.
  • Business Insider recommends Mint & BillGuard as worthy personal finance apps to help you control your finances.
  • Strands Finance, selected as tech partner of PostFinance, a Swiss FI & payment transactions provider.
  • HIT Consultant features Diversinet CEO on Newest Podcast.
  • Security Service FCU selects Tyfone to deliver next gen mobile services.
  • PaySimple named to JMP Securities Hot 100 Software Companies 2012.
  • Austin’s Statesman.com asks: Can Bazaarvoice IPO be catalyst for new wave of startups?
  • Altoona’s Hearld-Index profiles T8 Webare.
  • Barron’s looks at SigFig as A Take-Charge Portfolio Manager.
  • InComm & Absolute Software form partnership.
  • The Examiner looks at how Virtual Piggy is protecting kids online & interviews Founder & CEO, Dr. Jo Webber.
  • Check out the latest founder interview: Laura Mather of Silver Tail Systems.
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.

Finovate Alumni News– March 22, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgpeerTransfer partners with Boston College.
  • L’ atelier reports FreeMonee brings banks, customers & businesses together through promotional offers.
  • The Washington Post interviews Dwolla’s Ben Milne.
  • Amex partners with InComm to reload its prepaid cards.
  • Spend Matters explores how Tradeshift’s Cloudscan makes e-invoicing sexy.
  • Business Insider shares how to use JemStep to see if your broker is wasting your money.
  • ReadyForZero helps users pay off $12.5 million in debt, launches savings platform.
  • Kabbage partners with drop ship wholesaler Doba.
  • AlwaysOn selects Bill.com as a 2012 OnDemand Top 100 winner.
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 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.

Finovate Alumni News– January 18, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgReady Receipts officially launches paperless receipt technology.
  • nFinanSe seeks to halt new debit card network by InComm, alleges price-fixing conspiracy.
  • VentureBeat discusses the IPO market with SecondMarket CEO Barry Silbert.
  • On Deck partners with the National Association for Small Business.
  • SignatureLink to integrate ThreatMetrix’s Cybercrime Defender Platform with its technology
  • Intuit hires former Apple executive to lead Canada division.
  • Fox Business News interviews LearnVest founder and CEO, Alexa von Tobel.
  • The Next Web compares and contrasts PayPal and Dwolla with other payment methods.
  • Plastyc’s UPside cardholders can now load cash onto cards at 7-Eleven stores.
  • Oregon-based Credit Union launches BancVue’s Kasasa.
  • BrightScope partners with social media expert Arkovi.
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– December 19, 2011

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  • Scotsman.com recommends using Zopa as a way to earn a better return on investments.
  • Experian announces Financial Stability Risk score.
  • 123Kinect profiles ETRONIKA. Come see the technology live at FinovateEurope on February 7.
  • Symantec features Q2ebanking in its podcast.
  • Monitise signs 5 year partnership agreement with FIS.
  • Tradeshift signs deal with French government.
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– December 8, 2011

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  • The Ecologist recommends Zopa as a source for a P2P loan.
  • Western Union signs agreement with InComm to expand its GoCash service.
  • TechCrunch explores enloop’s business plan creation platform.
  • Good Financial Cents reviews Prosper.
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– November 17, 2011

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  • Expensify listed as 1 of 10 innovative startups that rocked the Under the Radar Conference.
  • Reuters blog explains how Prosper and Lending Club are cutting out the banker middleman.
  • LearnVest offers free personal financial advice today. Use the code LVDAYPASS100 to get a day pass.
  • Xconomy reports: BillGuard, Backed by Khosla Ventures, Wants to Stop Sneaky Credit Card Charges.
  • Seventure Partners and Naxicap Partners invest 4 million Euro in Mootwin.
  • Michigan Farm Bureau selects Identity Theft 911 to provide members with ID Theft Protection & Resolution Services.
  • Betterment integrates its goal feature with Mint.com and Pageonce.
  • Visa’s V.me mobile wallet to compete with PayPal.
  • Jingit sees good uptake on U.S. Bank debit card.
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– November 11, 2011

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  • Social Times hosts BillGuard as it shares its elevator pitch. Asks: Is it the next big thing? 
  • Business Insider interviews Ben Milne from Dwolla & shares how its frustrating credit card companies.
  • Lighter Capital reacts to fraud, implements fraud prevention.
  • Bloomberg reports SecondMarket gets lobbying win in gridlocked congress.
  • Prosper gives military families their second loan payment free when they get a loan via Prosper.
  • Vinod Khosla, founder of Sun Microsystems and Khosla Ventures, places BillGuard on his “Cool Dozen” list.
  • Weemba plays matchmaker For borrowers.
  • Personal Capital launches daily news service.
  • Planwise launches financial planning tool beta.
  • Tech Cocktail interviews HelloWallet CEO Matt Fellowes.
  • Pilot of the new Zecco Trading Center has begun.
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 24, 2011

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgSouth Florida Business Journal covers Weemba’s borrower-lender matching service.
  • Deutsche Well World profiles eToro and also highlights Currensee and Zecco.
  • Expensify launches a lite version of its iPhone app.
  • RobotDough announces its Portfolio Monitoring Tool & discusses its FinovateFall experience.
  • NBC 12 in Virginia reports InComm named Leading Prepaid Organization and Best Prepaid Product Distributor at 2011 Prepaid Awards.
  • FierceFinanceIT looks at how Zecco and TradeKing are using social media.
  • On Deck Capital reviews its experience at BAI.
  • Fox Business News looks at PayNearMe’s quest to assist consumers without credit cards.
  • HelloWallet launches feature that allows users to manually add transactions.
  • Spectrem’s Millionaire Corner blog profiles Bills.com.
  • Pageonce launches Mobile Bill Pay Service that allows consumers to “Tap to Pay.”
  • American Banker on how four Finovate alums unwrap the payments genome.
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 19, 2011

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgMyBankTracker.com covers the FinovateFall Best of Show videos.
  • American Banker discusses the effects that PayPal and BankSimple will have on bank branches.
  • InComm named Leading Prepaid Organization and Best Prepaid Product Distributor at 2011 Prepaid Awards.
  • Dynamics wins Best of Show at 2011 BAI Retail Delivery Conference for its next-gen magnetic stripes.
  • Des Moines Register reports that Ben Milne, Dwolla CEO is to present at the Thinc Iowa event.
  • T8 Webware to provide Call FCU with a custom website.
  • A+FCU launches BillShrink: Statement Reward.
  • Prosper provides even better rate discounts for repeat Prosper borrowers.
  • BillGuard receives $10 Million in Series B funding.
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.

InComm and CorFire Bring a Tailored Mobile Wallet Experience

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Next this morning, InComm demonstrated its platform that enables retailers to directly involve themselves in the consumer experience:

“InComm’s innovation is a mobile commerce platform that will deliver promotion, loyalty, and general payment solutions to national merchants and their customers. This will differ from other mobile wallet platforms in that the solution will tailor to the retailer’s needs, providing a merchant-branded environment and thus, the ability to be directly involved in the consumer’s wallet experience. 

When combined with loyalty and gifting, merchants will have a fully functional application that simplifies the consumer’s life, reducing the need for magnetic swipe technology and harboring next generation technologies such as near field communication.”

Product Launched: TBD, but likely Nov. 2011 

HQ Location: Atlanta, GA 
Company Founded: 1992 
Metrics: $13 billion in retail transactions in 2010, More than 40 percent growth year-on- year in most product categories, More than 225,000 integrated retail locations, Available on five continents, 28 countries, 1,400 employees, 74 worldwide patents, unique monthly visitors: 6,825
Website: incomm.com
Presenting Dustin Young (VP Product Strategy) & John Anderson (VP E-Commerce & Mobile)

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