Alumni News– August 27, 2014

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgMonitise announces digital commerce and resourcing alliance with IBM.
  • ThinkAdvisor takes a look at the deal between the San Francisco 49ers football team and Wealthfront.
  • The Globe and Mail profiles David Lloyd and IntelliResponse as part of its Innovators at Work contest.
  • Fortune magazine column discusses Ripple and the “Internet of value exchange.”
  • ValueWalk: FutureAdvisor can be used as a free tool to rate your own investment decisions or a low-cost asset management service.
  • Chicago Tribune’s Blue Sky Innovation visits Bolstr for video interview.
  • Bill.com CEO and co-founder Rene Lacerte writes about the “new sharing economy” for Inc.com.
  • CashStar announces spot in Inc 500|5000 for a second year in a row.
  • EyeVerify opens new offices to accommodate recent growth.
  • Locaid partners with Danal to leverage location services in fight against financial fraud.
  • Wallaby Financial named finalist in Samsung Gear App Challenge 2014.
  • ZDNet: Xero continues march into U.S., launches partner marketplace.
  • The Independent looks at how BehavioSec uses behavioral biometrics.
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 21, 2014

  • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgCustomerXPs launches Clari5 Sherlock, which fights multichannel banking frauds with big data analytics.
  • Roostify’s solution highlighted in Secondary Marketing Executive article “The Promise Of The E-Mortgage.” Come see Roostify demo live at FinovateSpring next week.
  • TSYS company NetSpend to develop co-branded prepaid card with Western Union.
  • Locaid to bring location-based services to U.S. Cellular.
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 28, 2013

  • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgSwipely named one of America’s top job creators with 2013 ‘Hire Power’ Award from Inc. Magazine.
  • Wipro launches Mobility Center of Excellence with Kony in Hyderabad.
  • Tyfone trials smart card-based mobile banking security.
  • Locaid CEO Rip Gerber talks location verification services in new interview.
  • TipRanks launches Windows Phone mobile app.
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, 2013

  • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgFiserv to offer clients Guardian Analytics’ FraudMAP solutions.
  • Lending Club CEO, Renaud Laplanche, named a winner of Ernst & Young’s Venture Capital Award of Excellence.
  • PayPal and Blackhawk Network join forces to bring gift card services to the digital wallet.
  • Manilla User Survey: Consumers Want Bills in One Place and Banks with Bill Management.
  • Payments, Mobile, Security, Social: A Look Ahead to FinovateAsia 2013.
  • Are Utilities Ready for Mobile BillPay? Industry Leaders Weigh-in via Check Survey.
  • Locaid featured in American Express Open Forum column on attracting mobile customers with geofencing.
  • SeedInvest “thrilled” by new rules proposed for equity crowdfunding.
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– September 19, 2013

  • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgComdirect bank launches PFM Service powered by Meniga.
  • SafetyPay adds the U.S. and Caribbean as regions where global merchants can accept cash payments for online purchases.
  • Locaid launches Locaid Campaigns platform to provide location-driven marketing tools to SMEs.
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 13, 2013

  • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgYseop a finalist as a technology inventor in Tech Titan Awards.
  • Bank News Magazine features AuthenticID’s pictureID identity authentication solution.
  • VentureBeat takes a look at Locaid’s goal of expanding its geolocation technology to New Jersey and Delaware.
  • FinovateFall 2013 Sneak Peek: Part 1 is up. Get to know the fintech innovators who will be presenting in New York in September.
  • Ron Daly, president and CEO of DigitalMailer, provides insights on making mobile marketing compliance and consumer friendly.
  • ReadyForZero enables users to monitor their credit score as they tackle debt.
  • Free Webinar Wednesdays interviews VerifyValid CEO Paul Doyle. See them demo at FinovateFall 2013 in September.
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 12, 2013

  • FinovateLOGO.jpgTSYS announces support for Paynet’s “Great Migration to EMV” initiative.
  • Locaid CEO talks about verification services as a role for Location-as-a-Service companies.
  • Decisions management expert James Taylor reviews Yseop.
  • Former American Express Consumer Cards Services Group President Phillip Riese Joins peerTransfer Board of Directors.
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 21, 2013

  • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgBraintree opening office in Sydney, Australia, that will cater to developers and startups.
  • Monitise named winner in the Inspire Wales Awards.
  • Pindrop Security raises $11 million led by Andreessen Horowitz and Citi Ventures.
  • Metaforic wins American Technology Award for Cyber Security.
  • New Business interviews CurrencyFair founders on saving money when making foreign currency transactions.
  • Biz Report’s Mobile Marketing column features 3 tips to improve location-based campaigns in an interview with Locaid CEO, Rip Gerber.
  • INTJ Capital takes a look at QuantConnect’s announcement that it has added historical FX and US equity tick data.
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.

Locaid Closes $4 Million in New Funding

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FinovateFall 2012 alum Locaid just completed a $4.05 million Series D funding round according to VentureBeat.

Participating in the round were InterSouth Partners, H.I.G. Ventures, and Florida Growth Fund, as well as additional investors. The new funding puts Locaid’s total at just north of $30 million.

Founded in 2005, and now with offices in both Boca Raton and San Francisco, Locaid specializes in Location-as-a-Service (LaaS) solutions ranging from IP and Landline location to geofencing and location analytics.
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Locaid’s “footprint” extends to more than 4 billion connected devices worldwide, including more than 400 million mobile devices. The company is also the largest location gateway for major carriers such as AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. Locaid made headlines earlier this month with the release of its Compliance API.
To see Locaid’s FinovateFall 2012 presentation, visit the company’s demo page here.

Finovate Alumni News– June 12, 2013

  • Finovate-F-Logo.jpgSan Diego County Credit Union launches Cardlytics’ card-linked marketing platform.
  • Newfination: Bill Harris talks about Personal Capital’s new funding round and the issue of continuity.
  • SecureKey’s briidge.net DNA security software and authentication service have been integrated with MasterCard’s MasterPass.
  • BellaDati selects Chicago as its U.S. Headquarters.
  • CEO and co-founder of OpenCoin, Chris Larsen, writes about Bitcoin and “the future of money.”
  • Mint, BudgetPulse listed among budgeting options in column on digitizing your finances.
  • DigitalMailer signs technology and marketing partnership with CoreTrack.
  • Locaid closes $4 million funding round.
  • DeviceFidelity partners with Susan G. Komen Dallas County via moneto Prepaid MasterCard 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.