26 January 2015

Company announcements

 
Wholesale banking

Vantage partners IBM Watson cognitive intelligence for investment research tool

21 January 2015  |  1588 views  |  0 comments | 1 tweets

Vantage Software has combined its private equity know-how with state-of-the-art cognitive computing capabilities from IBM Watson to create Coalesce, a software tool designed to help investment managers make faster, more accurate decisions.

 
Mobile & online

Lenddo announces social scoring platform

21 January 2015  |  1924 views  |  0 comments | 4 tweets | 2 linkedin

Today Lenddo announced its social scoring technology suite. Banks, alternative lenders, telco, P2P lenders and online marketplaces are able to use the Lenddo identity verification and credit scoring technology to serve new markets, reduce fraud and default rates, and improve customer service and operational efficiencies.

 
Payments

California Bank of Commerce selects nCino BOS

21 January 2015  |  884 views  |  0 comments

nCino, the leader in secure, cloud-based bank operating solutions to the financial services industry, announced that California Bank of Commerce (CABC) has selected its Bank Operating System to build more efficiency and cost effectiveness into the bank's lending process, particularly around loan workflow.

 
Payments

Pakistan's HBL inks deals with MasterCard and Monet for mPOS rollout

21 January 2015  |  1703 views  |  0 comments | 1 tweets | 1 linkedin

HBL, Pakistan's largest commercial bank, signed agreements with MasterCard and Monet for the rollout of the first Mobile Point-of-Sale (mPOS) service in the country.

 
Payments

Ingenico and Beamm launch EMV-certified tablet POS for small businesses

21 January 2015  |  1517 views  |  0 comments | 1 linkedin

Ingenico Group (Euronext:FR0000125346-ING), the global leader in seamless payment, and Beamm, Inc., makers of intelligent cloud-connected POS and commerce technology for small businesses, launched today a new multi-channel commerce solution for small business owners.

 
Wholesale banking

On Deck launches marketplace connecting institutional investors to small business loans

21 January 2015  |  1212 views  |  0 comments | 1 tweets | 1 linkedin

On Deck Capital, Inc. (ONDK), a leading online platform for small business loans, announced today the general availability of OnDeck Marketplaceā„¢, a platform that enables institutional investors to purchase small business loans originated by OnDeck and drive small business success.

 
Retail banking

Metro Bank doubles deposits year-on-year; posts Q4 loss

21 January 2015  |  1526 views  |  0 comments | 1 tweets

Metro Bank, the revolutionary high street bank, today announces its quarter four, and full year, financial statement to 31 December 2014.

 
Wholesale banking

British startup DSX brings bitcoin trading into regulated environment

21 January 2015  |  1513 views  |  0 comments

Bitcoin controversy continues to engage its opponents, advocates and bystanders with spectacular price moves and newsworthy security breaches of market leaders. However, benefits of bitcoin over traditional forms of payment including significantly lower transaction fees, absence of chargebacks, and no intermediaries are difficult, if not impossible to underestimate.

 
Mobile & online

NCR launches Pulse Banking network performance and analytics software

21 January 2015  |  1156 views  |  0 comments

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, today introduced new mobile-device software to give bank leadership teams instant access to the management and performance of their self-service device networks.

 
Cards

Cloud-based POS firm Vend partners iZettle

21 January 2015  |  4126 views  |  0 comments | 4 tweets | 3 linkedin

Vend, the leading global cloud-based retail technology platform today announces a new partnership with iZettle, Europe's number one mobile payments provider, offering retailers a simpler, faster way to process credit card payments.

 
Retail banking

Nomis appoints Verity Lavender as business consultant

21 January 2015  |  1066 views  |  0 comments

In order to support growing demand for retail bank pricing and profitability software, Nomis Solutions has announced the appointment of Verity Lavender.

 
Retail banking

Adyen processes $25 billion in 2014

21 January 2015  |  1963 views  |  0 comments | 1 tweets | 7 linkedin

Adyen, the leading global payments technology company, today announced that it processed $25 billion in payments transactions in 2014 - a close to 80% increase over 2013 - and achieved over 100% growth in terms of revenue and 40% growth in new customer wins.

 
Retail banking

VPC to invest up to £150 million in P2P lender Assetz Capital

21 January 2015  |  1201 views  |  0 comments | 2 tweets | 1 linkedin

Victory Park Capital (VPC), an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments, announced today that it will invest up to £150 million in loans originated by Assetz Capital under a new five year contract.

 
Retail banking

CardFlight offers mPOS to Integrity merchants and partners

21 January 2015  |  957 views  |  0 comments

CardFlight, a leader in mobile point of sale (POS) technology is announcing that it has partnered with Integrity Payment Systems, a leading payment service provider, to offer CardFlight's mobile POS solutions to Integrity's merchants and partners.

 
Retail banking

Dion appoints David Bowles regional director, Australia and New Zealand

21 January 2015  |  934 views  |  0 comments

Dion Global Solutions (Dion) (BSE: 526927) has appointed David Bowles as Regional Director for Australia and New Zealand.

 
Wholesale banking

Tieto assists AB DNB Bankas with euro changeover in Lithuania

21 January 2015  |  1338 views  |  0 comments

Tieto has participated in the national Changeover project supporting customer AB DNB Bankas in preparations for the Republic of Lithuania's entrance into the Eurozone. Lithuania changed its national currency from Litas (LTL) to Euro (EUR) on January 1st 2015.

 
Mobile & online

GoSwiff mPOS platform certified by Nigeria's NIBSS

21 January 2015  |  1318 views  |  0 comments | 1 linkedin

GoSwiff, a global mobile commerce and marketing services provider, announced today that their mPOS platform has been certified for the Nigerian market, to support Nigerian government's "Cashless Nigeria" initiative.

 
Wholesale banking

Neonet Securities integrates with Quod Financial

21 January 2015  |  916 views  |  0 comments

Neonet Securities, the independent agency broker and execution specialist, today announced that it has integrated with Quod Financial, the provider of adaptive trading technology.

 
Trade execution

Bloomberg's Scott Miller to join FactSet as EVP, global director of sales

21 January 2015  |  1700 views  |  0 comments

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) (Nasdaq:FDS) announced today that Scott Miller will join FactSet as Executive Vice President, Global Director of Sales and will report directly to FactSet's President, Philip Snow. Mr. Miller succeeds Michael Frankenfield who will remain with the Company as a Vice Chairman, working in a senior executive sales advisory position.

 
Trade execution

Zagreb Stock Exchange goes live with Ancoa market surveillance platform

21 January 2015  |  1293 views  |  0 comments

Ancoa, providers of contextual surveillance and insightful analytics for exchanges, regulators, buy & sell-side firms, today announced that it has successfully integrated its real-time market surveillance capabilities with the Zagreb Stock Exchange's (ZSE) trading platform across all trading segments; their regulated market, MTF and OTC trading platform.

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