Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • Onfido Delivers ID Verification to Mobility-as-a-Service Firm Drover.
  • Segmint powers data analytics for Buzz Points.

Around the web

  • Paysend announces its new stablecoin will be available on the Stellar Network in June.
  • LoanScorecard forges partnership with Calyx Software, merging its SimpleCECL solution with Calyx’s Path LOS.
  • Digital Onboarding will join Best of Show winners Voleo and Neener Analytics as part of the fourth annual FIS Fintech Accelerator program.
  • Chartis Research recognizes FICO as a category leader in AI for Financial Services.
  • Judo Bank of Australia goes live with Temenos’ T24.
  • Xero launches new feature in the Xero Projects iOS app that suggests project time based on geolocation

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

  • NYMBUS Helps Drive PNB’s New Digital Only Bank.

Around the web

  • Mercury Payment Solutions and Arion Bank select Fiserv AML Technology.
  • Challenger bank Monzo to use Jumio’s Netverify for customer identity authentication.
  • Neener Analytics selected by FIS for investment and participation in The Venture Center Accelerator
  • Launchfire wins Gold at the 2019 Hermes Creative Awards.
  • Jack Henry & Associates named a Best Place to Work in Kentucky for Seventh Consecutive 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.

Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • The ID Co. Unveils its Income Verification Solution.
  • Finicity Partners with Pulte Mortgage to Accelerate Asset Verification.

Around the web

  • CBANC hires Mike Snavely as Chief Commercial Officer.
  • Congrats to 3rd Eyes, ArthaYantra, aixigo, BaseVenture, Capitalise, Entersekt, eToro, Finantix, Fincite, Finhorizon, ForwardLane, Hydrogen, Scalable Capital, Sentifi, Tradeit, Trizic, WealthWizards, WealthForge, and Xignite on being recognized in the Wealthtech 100.
    • Xero’s new invoicing experience available for all Xero customers and partners over the next two weeks
    • Nordigen opens new office in Spain to expand operations.
    • Yseop’s AI solution for Société Générale wins award for most innovative initiative of the year at this year’s Digital Finance Awards. Come see Yseop at FinovateSpring next month.
    • Contovista and NDGIT expand partnership, enabling Contovista to be implemented via the German NDGIT API marketplace.

    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

    • Capsilon and Blue Sage Drive Automation in MortgageTech.
    • Tandem Chooses Token as PSD2, Open Banking Partner.
    • Yes, Banks Can Compete with Apple’s New Credit Card.

    Around the web

    • TurnKey Lender launches psychometrics for credit decisioning.
    • Xero partners with Aussie government’s digital change project.
    • Avaloq 2018 revenues rise to $582 million, a 6% YoY rise.
    • HarborOne Bank selects Baker Hill to provide direct and digital marketing services
    • Affinity FCU selects Digital Onboarding for automated new account activation.
    • Zillow’s Mortech partners with Roostify to improve the digital mortgage experience.

    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

    Around the web

    • Xero announces API integration partnerships with OCBC and NETS.
    • Exate Technology named “One to Watch” for data privacy technology at the Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2018.
    • Yoyo Wallet inks deal with coffee chain, easyCoffee.
    • Experian launches a pair of new advanced Open Banking services: Affordability Check and Tennant Vetting Service.
    • New biometric capabilities powered by iProov enable secure enrollment onto U.K. Home Office services via smartphone 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

    On Finovate.com

    • Check out a sneak peek of Topicus.Finance’s upcoming demo at FinovateAfrica.
    • Launchfire Launches StepDemo to Enhance Employee Training.
    • Poland’s Braintri Merges with iCompass.

    Around the web

    • Xero teams up with Absa Bank to improve access to financing for South African SMEs.
    • TransferWise opens its API.
    • Fenergo introduces new Client Lifecycle Management: Front to Middle Office Transformation app on Salesforce AppExchange.
    • Mortgage Cadence adds to its Enterprise Lending Center loan origination platform courtesy of a partnership with MGIC.
    • Tinkoff Bank enables its iOS-using customers to buy concert and theatre tickets via its mobile app.
    • ThetaRay CEO Mark Gazit appointed to the International Technology Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
    • Klarna forges partnership with weighted blanket developer, Gravity Blanket.
    • Temenos announces Technology Partner Agreement with distributed SQL database provider, NuoDB.
    • Aqubix, Behaviosec, CustomerXPS, ElectronicID, GreenKey, IdentityMind, Jumio, NICE, Onfido, Payfone, SecuredTouch, Sedicii, Trulioo, and Trunomi honored on RegTech 100 list.

    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

    • MoneyHub Secures Investment from Nationwide.
    • Lighter Capital Increases Funding Limit to $3 Million.
    • Prosper Plans HELOC Product Launch in 2019.
    • Nvstr Brings Brokerage Optimized Investing to the Masses.

    Around the web

    • Kasasa partners with rateGenius to offer Kasasa Loans on behalf of Kasasa’s community financial institution network.
    • Infosys to open technology and innovation hub in Texas and hire 500 American workers by 2020.
    • Xero announces new integrations with Tide, Starling Bank, TransferWise, Revolut, and Soldo.
    • Javelin names OneSpan ‘Best in Class’ provider, honoring it with the 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Award.
    • Emailage announces Tom Miller as new Chief Revenue Officer.
    • Quovo becomes the first U.S.-based financial data provider granted registration in the Open Banking Directory.
    • Javelin Strategy & Research names Daon a 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards Leader in the Functional category.

    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

    • KPMG Acquires Minority Stake in Alternative Credit Scoring Specialist, AdviceRobo.
    • Thinking Capital, National Bank Expand Funding Options for Canada’s SMEs.

    Around the web

    • Australia’s business bank Tyro to offer flexible same-day settlement and payroll integration courtesy of a partnership with Xero.
    • Spreedly unveils latest version of its Account Updater solution.
    • Dwolla discontinues its last branded solution Transfer; pivots to focus on Dwolla Platform, the company’s white-label API.
    • Klarna to acquire Close Brothers Retail Finance (CBRF).
    • Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank partners with Ripple for instant settlement of cross-border money transfers.
    • WorkFusion launches Partner Portal to support rise in AI-driven automation engagements.
    • Solna launches its intelligent invoicing tool powered by credit score data.
    • Personal Capital Promotes Craig Birk to Chief Investment Officer.
    • Moody’s Analytics partners with Cortera on a small business solution.
    • Arxan launches advanced protection for client-side eeb apps.
    • Checkbook celebrates topping two million user milestone.

    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

    • Fiserv Helps Bring Voice Banking to the Aloha State.

    Around the web

    • PromonTech to unveil its new income engine, Income AI, next week.
    • PayPal introduces cashflow boosting solution for small businesses, Funds Now.
    • The Paypers interviews Ronnie Millar, PaySend’s Europe CEO.
    • Hedge fund manager John Hempton tells The Australian Financial Review that Xero could become a $100 billion business.
    • Insuritas teams up with 42,000+ member Enrichment Federal Credit Union.
    • Global Finance sits down for a conversation with Tinkoff Bank VP Maxim Evdokimov.

    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.

    Xero Learn Sets Stage for Next Generation of Number Crunchers

    Accountants of tomorrow have a new hero in Xero. The cloud-based small business technology provider announced the launch of its Xero Learn solution this week, providing a new tool to improve financial literacy in the workplace and the classroom. Five institutions, including Swinburne University of Technology, University of Southern Queensland, Auckland University of Technology, Macquarie University, and AccountingPod, have already signed on to use the technology with their students.

    “Xero Learn will revolutionize and future-proof the way educators teach their financial lessons,” Chief Partner Officer for Xero, Anna Curzon, said. Curzon underscored the number of schools and universities that have already embraced the technology, referring to the partnership as a “joint mission to empower the next generation of accountants, bookkeepers, and business owners with in-demand skills, knowledge, and job opportunities.”

    Xero Learn helped the company earn Best Services Innovation honors at the Australian Financial Review (AFR) Innovation Awards this summer. The platform enables educators to establish business scenarios and gives students the ability to solve problems and work through tasks using Xero’s professional cloud accounting technology. Xero Learn can be integrated readily into business or accounting course curricula, and was “fine-tuned” in cooperation with more than 30 educational institutions during an early access program last year.

    The company’s success with Xero Learn is only the most recent headline from the New Zealand-based fintech. In addition to opening new Americas headquarters in Denver, Colorado last month, Xero announced an integration with B2B payments platform and fellow Finovate alum, Paystand. The company acquired paperless accounting firm, Hubdoc  in August, as well, and forged a strategic alliance with fellow Finovate alum Gusto in July. Earlier this year, Xero integrated with BBVA’s API Market for small businesses, launched Connected Accounting to give businesses better visibility into their finances, and partnered with IT management solutions provider, Kaseya.

    Xero is a publicly traded company, headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand, and trades on the Australian Stock Exchange under the ticker, XRO. Founded in 2006, the company has a market capitalization of $4.6 billion ($7 billion NZD) and 2018 revenues of more than $262 million ($400 million NZD).