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AI enhanced Lending Software from Zest AI Chosen by Blue Federal Credit Union

Zest AI, a key provider of software for AI-driven lending, has announced that Blue Federal Credit Union has selected Zest in order to help it deliver faster and more accurate loan decisions “across the credit union’s auto, credit card, and personal loan portfolios.” As mentioned… Read More

CuneXus Expands into Financial Wellness Sector with Credit Monitoring Solution

CuneXus, which claims to be the first digital storefront for financial institutions’ account holders, has announced a real-time, credit monitoring tool that’s available for financial institutions and end-users who may be embedded within the CuneXus storefront. The solution provides financial institutions the ability to show… Read More

Payables Automation Fintech Tipalti Looking to Expand Professional Team in 2022

Tipalti, a global, scalable payables automation solution provider for high-velocity companies, is reportedly recruiting talent for its new location, looking mainly for Account Executives, Sales Development Reps, Solutions Consultants, Alliances and Sales Operations. Tipalti claims to be the only international payables automation solution for enhancing all… Read More

Trade Finance Platform Drip Capital Appoints Rahul Nath as New Product Head to Support Product Growth

Drip Capital, Inc., a digital cross-border trade finance platform providing financing solutions to small and medium businesses, is pleased to confirm that Rahul Nath has joined the firm’s leadership team as the Product Head. With head offices in Palo Alto, California, Rahul brings more than… Read More

California Enacts Law that Supports Investment Crowdfunding, Goes Into Effect on January 1st

For years the state of California has attempted to create an intrastate crowdfunding exemption and a bill that supports access to capital was finally signed into law last month. Assembly Bill 511 (AB 511) was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsome in early October… Read More

Jumio Introduces Orchestration for its KYX Platform to Provide Comprehensive View of Consumer Identities and Risk

Jumio, the provider of AI-enhanced identity verification, eKYC, and AML solutions, announced the launch of a no-code orchestration layer for its KYX Platform that “unifies an entire set of risk and fraud detection capabilities to address identity proofing, compliance verifications, and AML use cases.” As… Read More

Florida and Texas are Becoming the New Entrepreneur/Startup Hubs as Firms Leave the Northeast and California

As more and more firms flee the Northeast and California, several states are benefiting from this exodus of talent and innovation. Texas and Florida are at the top of the list due to low taxes, a business-friendly government, and, of course, beautiful weather. On the… Read More

BlueVine, Provider of Digital Financial Services to Small Businesses, Appoints Mira Srinivasan as CRO

BlueVine, the provider of financial services for small businesses, has appointed Mira Srinivasan as its Chief Risk Officer. In this role, Mira will be expected to build on the solid foundation of BlueVine’s Risk team and enhance various policies, customer experience, and risk models as… Read More

California Passes Public Banking Act, May Create Zero Fee Bank Accounts, Debit Services

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the California Banking Act into law. The legislation establishes the BankCal Program (BankCal) to provide Californians with zero-fee and zero-penalty transaction accounts and debit card services. HISTORIC! Today Governor @GavinNewsom signed #AB1177, the California Public Banking Option Act, which… Read More

California Fintech MovoCash Expands Fund Transfer Options with Assistance from Fiserv

MovoCash, a California-headquartered Fintech firm, is improving their clients’ on-demand banking experience with new money movement options supported by Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), an international provider of payments and financial services tech. MOVO is enhancing payments by enabling clients to deposit, pay, receive, save, send… Read More

Debt Collection Fintech TrueAccord Announces Key Management Changes, Appoints New CEO, CRO

TrueAccord Corporation, a debt collection firm providing digital-first and consumer-centric services for resolving debts, revealed on Tuesday (August 3, 2021) that it made changes to its executive leadership team. TrueAccord noted that the changes were made to support “a planned expansion of products and services.”… Read More

Open Earth Foundation has Been Awarded a Chainlink Grant to Develop Open-Source, Planetary CO2 Concentration Oracle

The Open Earth Foundation has reportedly been awarded a Chainlink Grant to develop am open-source, planetary CO2 concentration Oracle. As mentioned in the announcement, Climate impacts everyone, from multinational corporations overseeing complex supply chains to individual farmers “managing unpredictable crop yields.” While the totality of… Read More

Wealthtech Addepar has Raised Nearly $500M to Date, Now Tracking Over $2.9T in Assets

Addepar, a U.S.-based wealth manager with $2.5 trillion of assets on its platform, had secured $150 million in capital in June of this year. Addepar‘s management recently revealed that they’re planning to further expand business operations outside the US. The company confirmed that it’s hiring… Read More

UK’s BT Group Leads $33M Investment in Cyber Risk Management Firm Safe Security

Safe Security, a Palo Alto-headquartered cyber risk management company established in 2012, recently acquired $33 million in capital via a round that was led by BT Group Plc, which is notably one of the United Kingdom’s largest telecommunications and network service providers. Safe Security, with… Read More

Global Fintech InvestCloud Chosen by BNP Paribas Wealth Management to Offer CRM, Client Lifecycle Management

InvestCloud, a global Fintech company that designs and creates financial software for established banks, wealth managers and asset managers, has been chosen by BNP Paribas Wealth Management to offer Client Relationship Management (CRM) and Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) services for onboarding and “nurturing” high-net-worth (HNWI)… Read More

AI enhanced ID Verification, eKYC Service Provider Jumio Reports 150% Revenue Growth in Q2 2021

Jumio, an established provider of AI-enhanced end-to-end identity verification and eKYC services, reveals that its sales and revenue increased more than 150% during Q2 2021 when compared to Q2 2020. The growth has reportedly been fueled by “an ongoing need for modern enterprises to know… Read More

Risk Management Solution Provider Foreside Acquires Golden Bear, A Regulatory Compliance Firm in California

Foreside Financial Group, LLC, a provider of governance, risk management, and compliance service and tech solutions to clients in the wealth management sector, has reportedly acquired  compliance consulting firm Golden Bear Consulting Group, LLC, a boutique regulatory compliance consultancy headquartered in Newport Beach, California. Launched… Read More

Fintech TrueAccord Reveals that CEO Ohad Samet Joins California Dept of Financial Protection and Innovation

TrueAccord, a Fintech that aims to transform debt collection into “a pathway toward financial health,” recently revealed that Ohad Samet, CEO and Co-founder of TrueAccord Group, has been named to the inaugural debt collection advisory committee of the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation… Read More

Fintech Wealthfront Appoints Entrepreneur Jaleh Bisharat to its Board of Directors

California-based Fintech company Wealthfront revealed on Wednesday (May 12, 2021) that marketing executive and entrepreneur Jaleh Bisharat has joined the firm’s Board of Directors. According to a release shared with CI, Bisharat has over 30 years of experience working as a marketing executive at major… Read More

Neobank Not? California Tells Chime to Stop Using the Term Bank

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When is a bank a bank? While this is a great debate for regulators and existential philosophers, for most people it simply has to do with holding money securely and using it when you want. For years now, Fintechs that have provided bank-like services have… Read More

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