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Digital Banking: GSB Announces an Enhanced Virtual Onboarding Experience for Consumer Deposit Accounts

GSB, a nearly $1 billion community bank serving the state of Connecticut, today announced an enhanced digital onboarding experience for consumer deposit accounts, with plans to update its business onboarding experience later this year. Customers can now “open checking, savings, money market, and CD accounts… Read More

Digital Banking: Liberty Bank Launches Alkami’s Cloud based Platform

Alkami Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: ALKT), a Cloud-based digital banking solutions provider for banks and credit unions in the U.S., announced that Connecticut-based Liberty Bank has launched “the Alkami Digital Banking Platform, and is successfully converting a substantial portion of their customer base—approximately 150,000—to Alkami’s single… Read More

Thrive Acquires Edge Tech Group to Become Major Cybersecurity Managed Services Provider

Thrive, a provider of cybersecurity and digital transformation managed services, announced  that it has acquired Connecticut-based Edge Technology Group, a global technology advisory and fully-managed IT service provider for alternative investment managers. The acquisition of Edge Technology Group “adds new global offices and data centers… Read More

Cowen Introduces Digital Asset Unit, Providing Trading and Custody Solutions

Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) has announced the launch of its digital asset division, Cowen Digital LLC. Based in Stamford, Connecticut, the division offers full-service trade execution and custody solutions “on a platform that provides institutional clients with secure and compliant access to the digital asset ecosystem.”… Read More

SS&C Invests in Combination of Shareholder Servicers Equiniti and AST

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) announced an investment in a newly incorporated firm established by the combination of Equiniti and American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, recently acquired by affiliates of Siris Capital Group, LLC (together with its affiliates, “Siris”). The announcement noted that… Read More

Confluence, Backed By Clearlake Capital, TA Associates, Set to Acquire Investment Metrics for $500M

Confluence Technologies, Inc., an international tech solutions provider helping the investment management industry solve complex investment data challenges, reveals that it has agreed to acquire Investment Metrics for $500 million. Investment Metrics is a provider of investment data, performance, analytics and research software solutions that… Read More

Fintech Mortgage Lender Button Finance Finalizes $2M Seed Round

Button Finance, Inc., a Fintech mortgage lender focused on home equity, announced that it has finalized a $2 million seed round. The proceeds should allow Button Finance to recruit talent and to further develop its proprietary technology. Entities advised by Hildene Capital Management, LLC participated… Read More

Business Tech Transformation Specialist Glia to Provide Digital Customer Service Solution to Liberty Bank

Glia, a provider of Digital Customer Service, has announced that Liberty Bank has chosen its Digital Customer Service platform. By leveraging Glia’s platform, the bank will be able to digitize its customer service model, “resulting in an easier, more streamlined customer experience as well as… Read More

bitFlyer Expands: Launches Cryptocurrency Service in Connecticut

Cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer announced on Thursday its service is now available in the state of Connecticut. bitFlyer reported that its subsidiary, bitFlyer USA, will provider Connecticut residents with buying and selling services for digital assets, which includes Bitcoin and Ethereum, without high priced fees. bitFlyer also… Read More

Connecticut Innovations Opens Applications For $5 Million Global Venture Challenge

Connecticut Innovations (CI), a Connecticut-based strategic venture capital arm, announced on Monday it has opened applications for its $5 million global venture challenge, VentureClash. According to CI, VentureClash is for early-stage digital health, fintech, insurtech, and industry 4.0 companies. To be eligible to apply, a company must:… Read More

Infosys to Inaugurate Technology & Innovation Hub in Hartford


Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global consulting, technology and next-generation services firm, announced on Thursday it has inaugurated its Technology and Innovation Hub in Hartford. As previously reported, Infosys inaugurated its first Technology and Innovation Hub in Indianapolis, Indiana and has already announced a Technology and Innovation Hub in Raleigh, North Carolina and a… Read More

ArborCrowd Announces Latest New institutional-Quality Multifamily Real Estate Deal

Commercial real estate crowdfunding platform ArborCrowd announced on Wednesday its latest investment opportunity for investors to acquire equity interests in Cove West Hartford, which is a 200-unit apartment community in West Hartford, Connecticut. According to ArborCrowd, the six-building complex is ideally situated just 2.5 miles from downtown… Read More

Infosys Set to Open Technology & Innovation Hub in Connecticut

Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global consulting, technology and next-generation services firm, announced this week it will open its next Technology and Innovation Hub in Hartford, Connecticut, along with hire 1,000 American workers in the state by 2022. According to the company, the Connecticut Technology and Innovation Hub will… Read More

PALMco Energy Set to Match Donations For All Connecticut Schools’ Environment Science Education Projects on DonorsChoose

PALMco, a family-owned and operated energy supply company, announced on Tuesday it is set to match donations to all environmental science education projects in Connecticut schools in partnership with crowdfunding platform, DonorsChoose. This partnership’s “Double Your Impact” initiative, is notably the fourth initiative between PALMco and… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding Platform iFunding Repays Its Largest Commercial Real Estate Loan to Date

iFunding, a commercial real estate crowdfunding platform, announced on Wednesday that it has repaid its largest commercial loan to date for an investment in a $55 million construction project for two Courtyard Marriott hotels and a major office building located in Stamford, Connecticut. While iFunding… Read More

PALMco Revives Commitment to Science Education by Funding Local Teachers’ Projects Through DonorsChoose

PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced today its third annual commitment to funding environmental science projects in partnership with DonorsChoose, a non-profit crowdfunding platform where teachers can request classroom resources. By partnering with the DonorsChoose.org “Double Your Impact” initiative, qualified projects in… Read More

Supporters Hit GoFundMe to Raise Nearly $500,000 For Greek Orthodox Priest’s Family Following A Deadly Crash

Greek Orthodox theologian succumbs to injuries in Connecticut car crash. Fr. Matthew Baker died on Route 2 in Norwich after he lost control of his van in the snow. He is survived by six children and his stay-at-home wife who is now in the winter… Read More

Fairfield Theatre Company Launches Crowdfunding Initiative to Raise $1.5 Million For New Warehouse Venue

The Fairfield Theatre Company (FTC) recently announced plans to build an exciting new performing arts venue at their current location in downtown Fairfield, Connecticut. The new facility will be called The Warehouse at FTC and will have a capacity of 640 patrons. The Warehouse at… Read More

PALMco Intensifies Local Commitment; Raises Funds to Support Over 11,600 Students Thanks to DonorsChoose Partnership

PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced today that it has successfully raised an additional $25,000 for environmental science classroom projects through DonorsChoose, a non-profit crowdfunding platform where teachers can request classroom resources ranging from printer paper to educational magazine subscriptions. The combined… Read More

PALMco Expands Commitment to Local Communities by Partnering With DonorsChoose.org to Fund Teachers’ Projects

Today, PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced a recommitment to funding environmental science projects in partnership with DonorsChoose.org, a non-profit crowdfunding platform where teachers can request classroom resources. As part of the DonorsChoose.org “Double Your Impact” initiative, PALMco will fund 50% of qualified… Read More

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