Finovate Alumni News

Around the web

  • Glenbrook Partners’ whitepaper features PayNearMe.
  • mBank reports that six months after launching Light Branches, basic banking product sales have tripled in Light Branches compared to traditional branches.
  • PYMNTS features comments from Blackhawk Network, CashStar, FIS, SimplyTapp, and Vantiv on social commerce.
  • MasterCard partners with Premier Bank in expansion into Somalia.
  • Nomis Solutions launches upgrade of its price-optimization suite.
  • D3 Banking announces that its solution is now available in a hosted environment.
  • Blooom CEO and co-founder Chris Costello talks about his company’s relationship with Yodlee.
  • ThinkAdvisor features eMoney Advisor, Vanguard, Wealthfront, Betterment, FutureAdvisor, and Jemstep in a column on the changing environment for financial advisors.
  • Sonavation CTO Rainer Schmitt wins award from the IEEE Technical Committee on Communications Quality & Reliability.
  • TechCrunch features PayPal’s Venmo office.
  • Verizon Ventures welcomes SimplyTapp to its portfolio.
  • On the Money Radio’s Steve Pomeranz interviews MaxMyInterest CEO and founder Gary Zimmerman.

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.

Alumni News– October 31, 2014

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgRippleshot wins Up and Comer honors at Chicago Innovation Awards.
  • Vantiv announces agreement to provide merchant services to MUFG Union Bank.
  • Symitar division of Jack Henry introduces Malauzai-powered Episys Anywhere.
  • Breaking Banks interviews Derek Corcoran, Founder of Avoka.
  • App Annie releases new app, VPN Defender, published by Smart Sense.
  • Currency Cloud partners with XE.com to deliver money transfer solution for business.
  • Excess Return launches new Ideas Center and Screener modules in partnership with Keytrade Bank
  • Coinbase introduces Multisig Vault to enable companies to control their private keys on Coinbase.
  • Benzinga interviews Howard Lindzon on what’s next for StockTwits.
  • Quantcha enhances stock options search engine with integrated trading from Tradier.
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.

Vantiv’s Platform Gives Developers a Single, Simplified Integration

This post is part of our live coverage of FinovateFall 2014.
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Vantiv launched TriPOS, a payment integration platform:

“Introducing the next generation of simple and secure payment integration platform solutions. The PA-DSS validated application provides software developers with a single, simplified integration. 
Compatible with a wide range of hardware devices, connects to all authorization providers, supports a comprehensive suite of transaction protocols (including EMV), and removes the business software application from PCI scope.”
Presenting: Coy Christensen, VP Product Management and Jesse Kunicki, Development Manager
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Product Launch: 2014
Metrics: Public Company as of March 2012 (NYSE:VNTV), 3,300 Employees, 2013 
Product distribution strategy: Direct to Business (B2B), through other fintech companies and platforms
HQ: Cincinnati, OH
Founded: 40 Years of Payment Processing Innovation; became a Public Company in March 2012 
Performance: $1.17B Net Revenue and third largest merchant transaction acquirer in the USA
Website: vantiv.com 
Twitter: @Vantiv