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Digital Transformation: Fintech Finastra to Provide Core Banking Solutions to Detroit’s First Independence Bank

Finastra, a financial services software provider, has revealed that its Fusion Phoenix core product will be used by the First Independence Bank, which was established in 1970. The institution has been serving the banking needs or requirements of the Detroit Metropolitan area. It’s one of… Read More

Forrester Report Gives Fintech Finastra Highest Score for its Core Banking Solution, Just Months After it Experienced a Security Breach

Finastra, a financial services software provider, has been identified as a leader in “The Forrester Wave: Digital Banking Processing Platforms (DBPP) (Retail Banking), Q3 2020” report. Forrester is an independent research company. It included 10 other service providers in its recent evaluation report, and claims… Read More

It’s “Absolutely Essential” for Smaller Lenders to Work with Fintech Firms, According to Community Banking Executives

Community banks and credit unions have been finding it difficult to keep their platforms updated with the latest innovations because of limited capacity, lack of industry skills and expertise, and relatively small budgets. Due to these limitations, small lenders have been working with Fintech firms,… Read More

The COVID-19 Pandemic Brings into “Sharp Focus” the Need for Incumbents to Learn from Digital Disruptors, According to Finastra Executive

Changes in consumer behavior and attitudes towards digital platforms have led to the introduction of virtual banking solutions in many countries across the globe. Digital banking licenses will be awarded to several new Fintech service providers based in Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore. Wissam Khoury… Read More

Finastra Says Cyber-Attack Sought to Take Advantage of COVID-19 Driven Shift to Remote Operations

Just about all financial services firms have rushed to move operations to as much as possible to remote operations. For many Fintechs, the migration was fairly simple as many had established tech and protocols in place to operate in a virtual environment. For more traditional… Read More

Finastra Updates Following Security Breach: We do not believe that any customer or employee data was accessed

On March 20, 2020, Finastra, a financial services software provider, announced that a “bad-actor” was attempting to introduce malware into their network in what was described as a “common ransomware attack.” Finastra is a company spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury and capital… Read More

Security Alert: UK Fintech Finastra Experiences Ransomware Attack, Takes Some Servers Offline

UK-based Fintech firm Finastra has reportedly taken some of its servers offline after discovering “potentially anomalous activity” on its computer systems. To quote a statement from Finastra: “During the period immediately prior to March 20th, 2020, the Finastra IT security and risk teams actively detected,… Read More

Customers of Silvergate, a San Diego-based Bank with Over 800 Crypto-related Clients, Report Issues with Money Wires to the Company

Customers of Silvergate (NYSE – SI), a San Diego-headquartered bank that recently claimed it has over 800 cryptocurrency-related clients, has reported problems with several money wires to the institution. Silvergate prominently portrays its services for digital asset focused firms. In fact, earlier this year, Silvergate… Read More

UK Fintech Finastra Appoints Gary Bischoping As New CFO

UK-based fintech Finastra announced on Wednesday it has appointed Gary Bischoping as its new CFO. According to Finastra, Bischoping brings a wealth of technology experience to the team, with recently holding the role as CFO of Varian, a mid-cap medical technology U.S. multinational. Bischoping will… Read More

UK-based Fintech Finastra to Allow Customers to Use Conversational AI-based Retail Banking App

London-based Fintech firm Finastra has revealed that its customers will be able to Active.Ai‘s conversational artificial intelligence (AI)-based retail banking app, which was integrated with the FusionFabric.cloud platform. Active.Ai is now accessible via the FusionStore. Finastra is now offering banks and its credit union customers… Read More

U.S. Fintech ClickSwitch Set to Deliver Account Switching Technology to Finastra Clients

ClickSWITCH, a U.S. fintech that claims it simplifies and automates the switch of direct deposits and recurring payments for financial institutions’ new and existing account holders, announced on Monday it will be delivering its switching technology to clients of Finastra’s core banking solutions, which are… Read More

UK Fintech Finastra Announces New Office in Israel

UK-based fintech Finastra announced on Monday it has expanded its services by opening a new office in Kfar Saba, just outside Tel Aviv. The company reported that the location will have more than 330 employees and offer more space for the team to grow as the company… Read More

Ripple Set to Bring Blockchain Technology to Finastra’s Banking Customers

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with Finastra to offer its blockchain technology through Finastra’s payment solution to support cross-border payments. It was revealed: “As part of the collaboration, Finastra’s customers will be able to… Read More

Vista Equity Partners Might Sell a 50% Stake in $10 Billion Fintech Outfit Finastra

Vista Equity Partners might reportedly sell a 50% stake in $10 billion Fintech outfit Finastra, according to Bloomberg. Finastra was established in 2017 when Vista acquired Canadian firm D+H and merged it with London-headquartered Misys, another Fintech company owned by Vista. The merger helped establish… Read More

Finastra Opens New Office in Romania

UK-based fintech Finastra announced last week it has opened a new office in Bucharest, Romania. According to Finastra, the new site hosts more than 550 employees and contractors. It is located in the brand new Orhideea Towers in the business district of Bucharest. The move offers… Read More

NatWest Launches Blockchain based Syndicated Loan Market to Address £3.5 Trillion Global Market

NatWest has announced the launch of a syndicated loan market built on blockchain. The goal is to “dramatically transform and streamline the global syndicated loans market.” NatWest partnered with Fusion LenderComm, a platform built by Finastra. The new platform will go-live in November. NatWest notes… Read More

Finastra Joins Bahrain Fintech Bay Hub: Now Seeks to Accelerate Bank & Fintech Collaboration in the Middle East Region

UK-based Finastra announced on Thursday it has joined the Bahrain FinTech Bay hub, which reportedly brings financial service players from various financial institutions, banks, and investors to fintech companies, developers, industry bodies and academics in order to drive innovation and create new growth opportunities. Finastra… Read More

Harmonic Fund Services Goes Live With Finastra For Loan Servicing

Harmonic Fund Services has gone live with Finastra’s Fusion Loan IQ solution. The independent fund administration and alternative asset fund servicing firm will reportedly leverage Finastra’s platform to provide a new loan administration and agency service to its diverse alternative investment funds client base. While sharing… Read More

Finastra Announces Acquisition of Malauzai

Finastra announced on Monday it has acquired Malauzai, a Texas-based provider of mobile and Internet banking solutions for community financial institutions. The company reported that this new deal reflects its commitment to the U.S. retail and business banking sectors by further enabling digital transformation for… Read More

Finastra Adds Four U.S. Fintechs to Open Platform to Increase Innovation Collaboration in Financial Services

On Tuesday, Finastra welcomed four early adopters to its FusionFabric.cloud open platform. US-based Fintechs, including Tradle, Conversation.one, Active Allocator and GreenPoint Financial, are now on board to design and create apps on Finastra’s platform. According to Finastra, the addition of the fintechs represents the next wave of… Read More

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