- Blackhawk Network Acquires Grass Roots for $118 Million
- FutureAdvisor Brings RoboAdvisory to U.S. Bank Wealth Management
Around the web
- Avoka reports record levels of orders for fiscal 2016. Join Avoka in New York for FinovateFall 2016 next week.
- Financeit earns spot on the TechVibes’ Fintech Five.
- Chain CEO Adam Ludwin warns against “blockchain hype” on Fortune.com.
- Narrative Science teams up with Franklin Templeton Investments to bring Quill technology to their fund commentary process.
- SmartyPig switches to Sallie Mae Bank to enable partial withdrawals, direct deposit, and to offer a higher interest rate.
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