Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • “BizEquity, Malauzai Take Top Honors at Bank Director’s FinXTech Awards”
  • Check out this week’s FinDEVr APIntelligence.
  • “Finagraph Picks Up Investment from Moody’s”
  • “Cloud Lending Solutions Launches Asset Leasing Product”

Around the web

  • Vietnam’s Techcombank to support treasury, capital markets operations with FusionCapital from Misys.
  • Top Image Systems partners with TerraQuest to bring content processing to British government agency.
  • American Banker uses data from Pindrop Security to examine call center fraud.
  • Sparkroom wins Gold LeadsCouncil LEADER Award for Most Valuable Tech, and the Silver Award for Best Marketing Agency in Education.
  • Luxoft integrates P2P payment technology to enable IoT Solutions in Rinspeed’s Autonomous Driving Car.
  • Air Europa adds SafetyPay as a payment method.

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.

 

Sparkroom Acquired by Digital Media Solutions

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Marketing analytics provider Sparkroom was acquired by performance marketing company Digital Media Solutions (DMS) today.

Sparkroom will merge with the DMS team and by combining forces, Sparkroom will expand into new verticals and will add a host of resources to its solutions:

  • Enrollment management
  • Operational consulting
  • Brand strategy and development
  • Creative services
  • Website development
  • Media planning and buying

Sparkroom will retain its autonomy and will continue to operate out of its Paramus, NJ and Toronto, ON locations. As a part of the transition, the company has brought on Marcelo Parravicini as its new CMO.

The Toronto-based company offers marketing services such as SEO, advertising, compliance monitoring, and more. The company also creates software to help companies in a range of industries to analyze marketing efforts and automate performance.

Sparkroom debuted Lead IQ at FinovateSpring 2008.

Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com:

  • Former HP Exec Rob Binns Appointed New CFO at Misys.
  • Ripple Partners with SBI Holdings to Meet Demand in ASEAN Countries.
  • Sparkroom Acquired by Digital Media Solutions.
  • Finovate Alums Raise More Than $3 Billion in 2015.

Around the web:

  • United Nations Federal Credit Union ($4.3 billion in assets) to deploy DNA core processing platform from Fiserv.
  • Which.co.uk compares money transfer innovators like CurrencyFair to banks to find the best way to send money overseas.
  • eToro launches its first, major UK advertising campaign: “Take the Bull by the Horns.”
  • Taulia Wins GABA’s 2016 Startup and Innovation Award.

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 14, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgBellaDati opens its first international office in Seoul.
  • Klarna co-founder and deputy CEO talks Square and the business of payment processing.
  • Sparkroom wins Readers’ Choice Top Product award.
  • Simple doubles per-transaction limit on its debit cards.
  • Investors Business Daily profiles FIS chairman and CEO Frank Martire.

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.