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Investing Solution Provider TOGGLE AI Introduces Direct Trading Integration with Tradestation

TOGGLE AI, the intelligent investing dashboard, introduced the expansion of its direct trading integrations with the addition of TradeStation Group, Inc., a Florida-based company whose operating subsidiaries “provide self-clearing online brokerage services for trading stocks, ETFs, options, futures, and crypto that aim to offer the… Read More

Insurtech Kin Looks to Address Florida Hurricane Insurance Market

Kin Insurance has completed its Florida reinsurance program for the following year. Kin is a direct-to-consumer digital insurer focused on the homeowner’s insurance market. Florida is struggling to regain its homeowner’s insurance footing following Hurricane Ian, which caused billions of dollars in losses. Reinsurance is… Read More

TradeStation Integrates with Fintech Plaid to Enhance Financial Account Connectivity Capabilities

TradeStation Group, Inc., a Florida-based company whose operating subsidiaries provide self-clearing online brokerage services for trading stocks, ETFs, options, futures, and crypto that aim to offer the ultimate trading experience, has announced its integration with Plaid, a data network powering the digital financial ecosystem. The… Read More

FTC, Florida Attorney General Sue Chargebacks911 for “Thwarting” Consumers Trying to Reverse Disputed Charges

The Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida have filed suit against Chargebacks911 “for unfairly thwarting consumers who were trying to dispute credit card charges through the chargeback process.” In a complaint filed in federal court, the FTC and Florida charged “that, since at… Read More

Banesco USA Selects AML RightSource’s AI-Enhanced Tech to Improve Due Diligence Investigations

AML RightSource, the provider of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Know Your Customer (KYC) and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) compliance solutions, announced that Florida-based bank Banesco USA has “selected its Automated EDD (Enhanced Due Diligence) solution for efficient, compliant customer risk reviews with streamlined, AI processes that… Read More

WireFX, Stearns Bank to Serve Fintechs, Payment Firms

WireFX, a Minnesota based Fintech startup and Stearns Bank N.A., an independently-owned financial institution with locations in Minnesota, Florida and Arizona “announce their partnership to support fintech and payment companies with FDIC insured bank accounts.” WireFX will “utilize Stearns Bank’s sponsorship to offer domestic and… Read More

Funding Circle, Bayview Asset Management Announce Lending Partnership

Funding Circle (LSE: FCH), which claims to be the UK’s largest small business lending platform, and Bayview Asset Management, an investment management firm headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida, announced a lending partnership that is “targeting the provision of £700m funding to small businesses over an 18… Read More

Tower Hill Insurance Adds ClaimsPay to Complete “All-Inclusive” Payments Digitization with One Inc

One Inc, the digital payments network for the insurance industry, announced that Florida-based property insurer Tower Hill Insurance Group has selected One Inc’s outbound payment solution, ClaimsPay, “to streamline and improve digital payments processing for its customers.” The implementation of ClaimsPay will “enhance the outbound… Read More

Aurora Payments Acquires One Payment

Aurora Payments, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of One Payment, a Florida-based Fintech payment company. Co-founded by Luis Requejo and Jorge Calzadilla, One Payment “boasts over 6,000 merchants in its portfolio with particular emphasis on minority-owned small and medium sized businesses.” With over… Read More

Nicole Sager from FitzRoy Investment Advisors Comments on the Benefits of Using the Addepar Platform

FitzRoy Investment Advisors is a multi-family office based in Miami, Florida. Addepar is an independent firm that “provides investment advice to high-net-worth families and individuals.” Nicole Sager of FitzRoy Investment Advisors notes that her favorite Addepar feature is their intuitive search tool, which “makes things… Read More

Regtech Sumsub Expands Business Operations to the US

Sumsub, a Regtech company that helps businesses stay compliant and fight digital fraud, “establishes its first US office in Miami, Florida, launching new services available for US customers.” Now local clients can “add Social Security Number (SSN) checks to verify users through Social Security records.”… Read More

AKUVO, a Credit Risk and Delinquency Management Firm, Acquires New Funding

AKUVO, a technology-based organization focused on credit risk and delinquency management, recently announced a round of funding from three credit unions. The investments made by VyStar Credit Union, BCU and Reseda Group, a wholly-owned CUSO of MSU Federal Credit Union, will be channeled towards further… Read More

FIA Tech, the Futures Industry’s Tech Provider, Establishes Tampa Client Services and Operations Center

FIA Tech, the futures industry’s technology provider, recently announced that it has established a new client services and operations center based in Tampa, Florida. FIA Tech’s customer services team is the main interface for FIA Tech’s international client base and is tasked with the onboarding… Read More

SPACs: Global Blockchain Acquisition Corp Submits IPO Application

Blank-check company Global Blockchain Acquisition Corp. has reportedly filed for a $150M initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday (April 20, 2022). The firm’s management noted that they plan to focus its search for an initial business combination on blockchain or DLT-related technology, economy, industries and… Read More

India’s LegalPay Teams Up with Florida’s Hedge Fund Naples Global to Launch Fund Supporting Founders

LegalPay, an India-based litigation and interim finance provider, has teamed up with Florida-headquartered hedge fund Naples Global in order to introduce a $5 million fund for founders so they can protect their rights during board-related disputes. The new fund has mainly committed $5 million (appr…. Read More

FIS Introduces Banking-as-a-Service Hub, Offering Fintech Solutions to Financial Institutions

Financial technology provider FIS (NYSE: FIS) has announced its Banking-as-a-Service Hub, enabling banking institutions, credit unions, and Fintechs to build the virtual banking and payments ecosystems they require to provide innovation to merchants and consumers. The FIS Banking-as-a-Service Hub offers a complete suite of banking… Read More

University of South Florida, Tampa Bay Wave’s Fintech Accelerator Cohort has Been Announced

St. Petersburg’s fast-evolving Fintech sector continues to expand as Tampa Bay Wave and the University of South Florida have confirmed the inaugural cohort of startups for its Fintech|X Accelerator program. Announced on April 11, 2022, the accelerator’s first cohort includes 16 Fintechs from across the… Read More

MENA Region’s Seed Group Teams Up with PayCargo, a Florida based Logistics Payment Platform

Seed Group, a subsidiary of the Private Office of Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, recently entered a “strategic” alliance with PayCargo, a Florida-headquartered global logistics payment platform, in order “to bring its tried and tested payment technology to the UAE.” As noted in an… Read More

Fintech Play2Pay Establishes Offices in Miami’s Wynwood Annex

Fintech firm Play2Pay has entered a 5,200-square-foot lease at Wynwood Annex, which is home to various other prominent technology firms. Established in 2014, the firm provides clients with ways to lower their bills by playing games, watching engaging videos and responding to surveys. The Fintech… Read More

While SF, NYC Still Dominate, New Venture Hubs Like Miami are Booming

A new report by Telstra Ventures highlights how the tech hub ecosystem is changing. The US has long been a hotbed of entrepreneurship and innovation with early-stage firms establishing dominant hubs in locations like the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. But COVID… Read More

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