Finovate Alumni News

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  • Roostify announces enhanced Americans with Disabilities Act  (ADA) compliance for all consumer-facing aspects of his platform.
  • Coinbase adds six new European markets: Andorra, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Iceland, Isle of Man, and Lithuania.

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.

Mortgagetech Company Mr. Cooper Appoints Tony Ebers as COO

Mortgagetech company Mr. Cooper, which last year rebranded from Nationstar Mortgage, announced the appointment of a new Chief Operating Officer.

Previously EVP of originations, Tony Ebers will fill the newly-created role of Mr. Cooper’s COO. Ebers, who has been with Mr. Cooper since 2015, has 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry and has held positions at ServiceLink, OneWest Bank, and IndyMac Bank.

In his new position, Ebers will be responsible for servicing, originations, and operations at Xome, the settlement services and real estate business branch of Mr. Cooper.

Jay Bray, Nationstar’s chairman and CEO, referred to Ebers as “seasoned” and “trusted,” adding, “He is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and accountability within Nationstar, with a laser-focus on operational excellence.”

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Dallas, Mr. Cooper is slated to demo at FinovateSpring next month in Santa Clara. Check out a sneak peek of the company’s upcoming demo and, to be among the first to watch the company’s live demo, be sure to register today to save your seat.

Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • TransUnion to Acquire Callcredit for $1.4 Billion.
  • Mortgagetech Company Mr. Cooper Appoints Tony Ebers as COO. Come check out Mr. Cooper’s live demo at FinovateSpring next month.

Around the web

  • Fiserv announces partnership with Mexican credit union cooperative, Siscoop.
  • Customers Bank ($10 billion in assets) chooses core banking platform from FIS.
  • La Voz de Galicia profiles Spanish mobile banking startup, Fintonic (in Spanish).
  • Ovum names OutSystems a Market Leader in for Enterprise Mobile Application Development platforms.
  • TransUnion to acquire Callcredit in deal valued at £1 billion ($1.4 billion).
  • Ovum names Kony a leader in mobile app development platforms.
  • Cardlytics Chief Legal Officer named Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Corporate Counsel of the Year.
  • Uniken CEO recognized as a top 100 Most Innovative Business Leader.

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.

FinovateSpring Sneak Peek: Mr. Cooper

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateSpring on May 8 through 11, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Register today and save your spot.

Mr. Cooper, a leading home loan company servicing more than three million customers, is reimagining the homeownership experience with a mobile app to help consumers optimize debt.

Features

  • Gain insight into home value and home equity
  • Automatically analyze debt and discover savings opportunities
  • Connect live via video with a Mr. Cooper Expert

Why it’s great
The Mr. Cooper app helps homeowners optimize their debt and realize savings opportunities that would otherwise require tons of manual work and deep expertise.

Presenters

Kevin Dahlstrom, Chief Innovation and Marketing Officer
During his 20-year career, Dahlstrom, Chief Marketing Officer at Mr. Cooper, has led major marketing, product development, and e-commerce initiatives for major financial organizations.
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Ryan LaMountain, Product Manager, Mobile
LaMountain is the Mobile Product Manager at Mr. Cooper. He leads a lean team of developers to deliver best-in-class iOS and Android digital experiences.
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Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • doxo Teams with Coinstar to Facilitate Cash Payments for Underbanked.
  • Agreement Express Lands Funding from Frontier Capital.
  • Low-Code Development Platform OutSystems Forges Strategic Partnership with Atos.

Around the web

  • Iowa City-based Farmers & Merchants and Savings Bank to deploy Fiserv’s retail and business banking platform.
  • Zopa announces restructuring in advance of the launch of its challenger bank.
  • PYMNTS.com features Trulioo CEO Stephen Ufford in a conversation about the present and future of KYC.
  • Santander introduces its Santander One Pay FX service, a blockchain-based money transfer offering that leverages Ripple’s xCurrent technology.
  • Meniga CEO Georg Ludviksson selected as one of top 200 Fintech leaders in Europe
  • NuCypher teams with Origin Protocol to control access to sensitive information in decentralized marketplaces.
  • Efigence powers concept, UX, and design for BGŻOptima Bank’s new portal.
  • PYMNTS.com profiles anti-cyberfraud startup, Emailage.

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

On Finovate.com

  • Lender Price Integrates with Mortgage Management Solution from Ellie Mae.
  • WorkFusion’s $50 Million Round to Fuel Robotic Process Automation.
  • $1.32 Billion Raised by 26 Alums in Q1 of 2018.

Around the web

  • Retail chain Speedway names InComm Innovative Business Partner of the Year.
  • Technology from Malauzai and Geezeo contributes to new mobile app for Florida’s Axiom Bank.
  • YellowDog announces new partnership with [RE]DESIGN.
  • Mr. Cooper awarded Top Servicing Performance Rating from Fannie Mae. Come see Mr. Cooper’s demo at FinovateSpring next month.
  • Arxan launches new app security monitoring and analysis service, Arxan Threat Analytics.

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.