Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • Boku Lands $13.75 Million in Venture Funding

Around the web

  • Tradeshift, Taulia, and GoodData earn spots on Battery Ventures/Glassdoor’s “50 Highest Rated Private Cloud Companies to Work For” roster. See GoodData next week at FinovateFall in New York.
  • Sesloc FCU picks Symitar Episys core system from Jack Henry & Associates for in-house processing.
  • Q2 announces redesign of its corporate website.
  • First Annapolis interviews Cardlytics CEO Scott Grimes, co-founder.
  • NCR honored by 2016 Industrial Design Excellence Awards.
  • NuData Security Included in Industry Analyst Reports by Gartner for Fraud Detection
  • Top Image Systems names Brendan Reidy CEO.
  • Worldpay renews Ingenico terminal contract.

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

Around the web

  • NCR launches innovation lab at its new global headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • London-based BACB to replace its legacy IT systems with CorporateSuite from Temenos.
  • TransferTo integrates paysafecard as payment option within Safemoni app.
  • Slice launches browser add-on to send an email when the price of an item drops.
  • Kasasa now has 400 community FIs using its rewards account offering.

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

  • Polly Portfolio Launches Investment Chatbot for Facebook Messenger
  • Check out this week’s FinDEVr APIntelligence.
  • Zopa Taps Ronen Benchetrit for CTO
  • Sezzle Adds Former PayPal Executives as Advisers
  • Actiance Now Supports Compliance for Instagram

Around the web

  • Boku expands carrier billing service with new partnerships in Germany.
  • NCR and Wells Fargo partner to develop next-generation ATM technology.
  • Mizuho Financial Group to pilot Ripple for cross-border payments.
  • NICE Actimize teams up with Tableau Software to combine business intelligence with financial crime-compliance technology.
  • True Potential opens multi-asset portfolios to adviser market.
  • Lendio partners with Townsquare to promote its alternative small business financing solutions.
  • Misys relocates Texas office from Richardson to Plano to expand operations.
  • CardFlight reports that more than 64% of its merchants are now EMV-enabled, more than 3x the national average.

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

  • Passport Raises $8 Million in Series B.
  • OurCrowd Wins Red Herring Awards; Announces Partnerships with Bayer, DuPont.

Around the web

  • NCR releases updated version of its transactions processing solution, Authentic.
  • Major update to Xero’s online invoicing technology to help businesses avoid phishing scams.
  • TimeTrade brings its Banking by Appointment functionality to FIS’ mobile banking app.
  • Clover selects DAVO’s Sales Tax App as first app featured on its new blog.
  • ForwardLane and AlphaPoint selected to participate in Accenture’s Fintech Innovation Lab.
  • ENGIE to leverage Kony’s enterprise-mobility platform.
  • SafetyPay increases its volume of transactions paid in cash by 86% compared to last year.

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.

Seven Alums Make the Fortune 500 List

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Fortune Magazine released its famed list of 500 companies, a ranking of top U.S.-based companies by revenue. This year, seven Finovate and FinDEVr alums made the cut. Here are a few quick facts about these seven companies:

  • Almost half ranked in the upper half of the list
  • Combined revenues of the alums make up almost $88 million
  • Companies represent 170,000 employees
  • This is the first time on the list for both PayPal and Fiserv

Qualcomm (Firethorn)

  • Rank: #110 (up from #113 in 2015)
  • Revenues: $25.3 million
  • 17th year on the Fortune 500 list
  • 33,000 employees
  • Headquartered in San Diego, California
  • Ranked #448 on Fortune’s Global 500 list
  • FinovateFall 2009 demo

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Visa

  • Rank: #204 (up from #238 in 2015)
  • Revenues: $13.9 million
  • 8th year on the Fortune 500 list
  • 11,300 employees
  • Headquartered in Foster City, California
  • Ranked #47 on Fortune’s list of World’s Most Admired Companies
  • FinDEVr San Francisco 2014 demo

MasterCard

  • Rank: #294 (up from #308 in 2015)
  • Revenues: $9.7 million
  • 8th year on the Fortune 500 list
  • 11,300 employees
  • Headquartered in Purchase, New York
  • Ranked #11 on Fortune’s list of Change the World
  • FinDEVr San Francisco 2014 demo

PayPal

NCR

Fiserv


*This was PayPal’s first year as a stand-alone company. The company’s CEO Daniel Schulman explains what the honor means to the company in a short video.

Finovate Alumni News

Around the web

  • Blooom CEO Chris Costello participates in a discussion on youth and savings.
  • NCR partners with Huntington Technology Finance, providing lease financing for NCR ATMs. See NCR in San Jose next week at FinovateSpring.
  • Crowdfundinsider features an interview with Cloud Lending CEO Snehal Fulzele.
  • PaySimple teams up with Fundera, a small-business-lending marketplace.=
  • Xero and Expensify form partnership.

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: NCR

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A look at the companies demoing live to 1,500+ fintech professionals on May 10 & 11. Register today.

NCR Corporation’s solution connects and shares itemized consumer-transaction data from all the industries NCR serves and presents consumers with their complete financial picture in its Digital Banking offering.

Features:

  • Open API: Automatic data flow from all consumer touchpoints into digital banking
  • Predictive, prescriptive analytics: improves cross-sell
  • Consumer-centric: creates more personalized experiences

Why it’s great
NCR’s solution transforms the banking experience and how consumers transact in other industries, and is only one dimension of the scalable functionality enabled by our unified omnichannel platform.

Presenters:

NCR_KimberlyPrietoKimberly Prieto, Director of Business Development and Alliances, Digital Insight
Prieto is a director at Digital Insight, leading teams responsible for solution management, business development, and alliance management.
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NCR_ShukiLichtShuki Licht, Senior Enterprise Architect, NCR Corporation
Licht is a senior software architect, leading architecture innovations for software projects, embedded programs and wide system solutions by using modern concepts and patterns.
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Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • “Cachet Financial Solutions to Power Mobile Account Opening for PAYTOO”
  • “First Data’s Clover Launches Ecommerce Solution”

On FinDEVr.com

  • Beyond the Bitcoin BlockChain: Coinalytics is Now Skry”

Around the web

  • Interactions partners with Arise Virtual Solutions to bring virtual assistant technology to customer care.
  • Aerospike releases version 3.8 of its database server.
  • TransferWise opens its remittance service to the U.S./Mexico regions.
  • Wealth Professional features Betterment and Wealthfront in a column on roboadvisers.
  • ThreatMetrix Updates Smart Analytics Platform.
  • “SITO Mobile Partners with Cardlytics to Power Mobile Ad Campaigns with Purchase Intelligence”
  • Bitbond joins SME Finance Forum.
  • Insuritas to power insurance agency solution for Inspire Federal Credit Union.

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.