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DLT Adoption: CarbonEnfo to Leverage Energy Web’s Web3 Infrastructure Solutions to Provide Blockchain-enabled Data Services

CarbonEnfo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Empower Energy Technology, will leverage Energy Web’s ecosystem and Web 3 infrastructure solutions in order “to develop and launch a range of blockchain-enabled energy data services.” CarbonEnfo, a division of Empower Energy Technology, a key player focused on… Read More

Momnt Announces $15M Investment, Committed to Accelerating Fintech Innovation

Momnt, a Fintech company specializing in real-time lending and payment solutions for businesses, is announcing the closing of its latest capital raise, “totaling $15 million.” TruStage Ventures led the investment round “with participation from Saluda Grade Ventures, existing investors, and a new investment from a… Read More

Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs Receives $1M Grant from PayPal 

The grant will establish a PayPal Retail Academy to support Atlanta-area entrepreneurs. The Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) announced a $1 million grant from PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) in order to launch the PayPal Retail Academy, which will provide a robust curriculum of innovative… Read More

Fintech Cross River, Atlanta-based Organizations to Provide Financial Literacy Tools for Educators

Cross River Bank, a technology infrastructure provider that offers embedded financial solutions, is proud to join forces with The Empty Stocking Fund (ESF) and Caden Teaches Finances in order “to support Atlanta educators and young learners.” Miriam L. Wallach, Head of Social Responsibility at Cross… Read More

Equifax Introduces Smart Screen Portfolio of Consumer Reports

Equifax (NYSE: EFX) has launched Smart Screen, a new portfolio of consumer reports. Leveraging the Equifax Cloud and the TotalVerify data hub, Smart Screen accelerates the delivery of criminal background checks “when required by background screeners, employers and government agencies as part of their established hiring… Read More

NCR Corporation Extends Partnership with New Zealand’s Kiwibank

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), an enterprise technology provider, today announced it has expanded its partnership with Kiwibank, the largest New Zealand-owned bank. NCR will run the bank’s ATM fleet “through its ATM as a Service solution, and Kiwibank’s 200+ ATMs will be incorporated into NCR’s… Read More

Equifax Reports Solid Second Quarter in Challenging Mortgage Market

Equifax (NYSE: EFX) recently announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2023. Second quarter 2023 revenue of $1.318 billion “was flat and up 1% in constant currency against a mortgage market estimated to be down 37%.” Other key details shared by Equifax include:… Read More

Cybersecurity Incident Reported by NCR

On April 13, 2023, NCR (NYSE: NCR) determined that a single data center outage that is impacting some functionality “for a subset of its commerce customers was caused by a cyber ransomware incident.” Upon such determination, NCR immediately “started contacting customers, enacted its cybersecurity protocol… Read More

Payments Tech Firm Brightwell Launches ATM Program Solutions for Maritime Clients

Atlanta-based global payments technology company Brightwell launched its ATM program solutions that “offer a cost-effective way for the cruise industry to drive revenue while lowering ATM operation costs.” By partnering with NCR, the largest provider of ATM software applications and hardware, and Travelex, the “market… Read More

inCruises, Brightwell to Expand Cross-Border Payment Offerings

Brightwell, an Atlanta-based global payments technology company, announced that inCruises, an “exclusive” travel membership program serving 100 million partners worldwide that gives people expanded access to travel experiences, has integrated Brightwell’s ReadyRemit* platform, “powered by Brightwell’s international payment partners, to offer cross-border payments to its… Read More

Brightwell, The Bancorp Bank, N.A., Mastercard Enable Fintechs to Integrate Remittances

Brightwell, an Atlanta-based global payments technology company, announced a new cross-border payments solution, Brightwell’s ReadyRemit, powered by The Bancorp Bank, N.A., and Mastercard’s Cross-Border Services. ReadyRemit allows fintechs, businesses and program managers “to increase revenue and loyalty by offering a user-friendly, cross-border payments solution that… Read More

Brightwell Introduces ReadyRemit to Support Financial Service Providers Payments Capabilities

As the demand for cross-border payments continues to grow, Brightwell, an Atlanta-based global payments technology company, announced the availability of ReadyRemit. This comprehensive remittance engine “enables Fintechs to capitalize on the digital payments market quickly and easily, building a new revenue stream and driving customer… Read More

Tax Software Provider Sovos to Expand Operations to Address Growing Requirements

Global tax software provider Sovos has announced that it is moving its office from the outskirts of Atlanta to the heart of the city in order “to attract diverse and rich talent that will fill new roles in sales, technology and finance positions as the… Read More

FIS Acquisition of Payrix Enhances Its Digital Commerce, Embedded Payments Experiences for SME Merchants

Financial technology firm FIS (NYSE: FIS) announces that it has enhanced its embedded payments strategy with the acquisition of Atlanta’s Payrix. This acquisition aligns with FIS’ strategy to expand its digital commerce offerings to firms of all sizes, and in any industry, by “embedding payments… Read More

Bank of Baroda to Focus on Digital Transformation, Enhances User Experience with NCR ATM as a Service

Bank of Baroda, one of India’s largest banking institutions, had been looking to boost efficiencies, implement the latest digital technology and provide a more connected customer experience. With these objectives in mind, it chose NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), an international enterprise tech provider, and its… Read More

Crypto ATM Market Expected to Reach $3.55B by 2030, Bitcoin Depot Reports

Bitcoin Depot is celebrating consistent growth this year as the firm looks ahead to 2022 in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. Bitcoin Depot notes that consumers and retailers have increasingly been turning to their crypto ATM company for “secure, convenient, and fast transactions.” This… Read More

Capco Appoints Glenn Kurban as New Partner within its US Data and Analytics Division

Capco, the international tech and management consultancy, has appointed Glenn Kurban as a new Partner in its US Data & Analytics practice, based out of the firm’s Atlanta offices. A senior business professional with more than 25 years of industry experience in data and analytics,… Read More

TruMark Financial Credit Union Chooses NCR Corp. to Offer Seamless Digital Banking Experience to Businesses

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), an international enterprise tech provider, revealed on August 24, 2021, that $2.7-billion asset TruMark Financial Credit Union has chosen NCR to offer “a more seamless, consistent digital banking experience to its retail and business members.” As noted in a release, the… Read More

GROUNDFLOOR Launches Pilot Program to Encourage Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Growth in Atlanta

  Real estate crowdfunding platform GROUNDFLOOR announced earlier this week a new pilot program to spur the development of more accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in the Atlanta jurisdictions. According to GROUNDFLOOR, the initiative is designed to support developers who seek financing for the renovation or new construction… Read More

Instant Digital Payments Network for Logistics, Relay Payments, Secures $35.3 Million in Capital

Relay Payments recently secured $35.3 million in capital from nine investors according to a Form D filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Atlanta-headquartered Fintech firm (located at The Battery Atlanta) offers an end-to-end instant digital payments platform for logistics firms and… Read More

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