23 October 2014

Company announcements

 
Start ups

Fairmat powers web-based risk service using Xignite market data

21 October 2014  |  868 views  |  0

Xignite, Inc., the premier market data cloud services provider, today announced that Fairmat SRL, of Verona, Italy, is powering its web-based financial risk service with Xignite market data.

 
Post-trade & ops

Charles River expands Ibor with Interactive Data corporate actions service

21 October 2014  |  764 views  |  0

Charles River, an enterprise-wide, front- and middle-office investment management solution provider, has expanded its Investment Book of Record (IBOR) offering by integrating Interactive Data's Corporate Actions Service as an integral part of the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS).

 
Mobile & online

Integrity Bank deploys nCino bank operating system

21 October 2014  |  718 views  |  0

nCino, the leader in secure, cloud-based operating solutions to the financial services industry, announced today that $539 million Texas-based Integrity Bank, SSB has launched the company's Bank Operating System to standardize and automate the workflow of its SBA lending processes as well as increase visibility into its loan pipeline.

 
Mobile & online

Jumio launches credit card and ID scanning app for mobile retailers

21 October 2014  |  823 views  |  0

Jumio, Inc., the fast growing online and mobile credentials management company, today introduced BAM Checkoutâ„¢, a new, all-in-one credit card and identification scanning technology for mobile retailers.

 
Risk & regulation

NTT Data and Lombard Risk join forces on collateral management

21 October 2014  |  973 views  |  0

NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT services provider, and Lombard Risk Management plc, a leading provider of integrated collateral management, regulatory reporting, and compliance solutions for the financial services industry, today announced a joint collaboration to offer a globally-scalable collateral management solution.

 
Cards

Bank Norwegian selects Banqsoft for credit card, loan and savings product development

21 October 2014  |  875 views  |  0

Banqsoft and Nets have concluded a five-year agreement with Bank Norwegian for the development of the bank's credit card, loan and savings product solutions.

 
Risk & regulation

Nice Actimize integrates Alacra compliance and reference data platform

21 October 2014  |  917 views  |  0

NICE Actimize, a NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) business and the largest and broadest provider of a single financial crime, risk and compliance software platform for the financial services industry, announced today that it has partnered with Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of online business information solutions.

 
Retail banking

FFA UK warns of upsurge in business invoice and phone fraud

21 October 2014  |  1191 views  |  0

Small businesses are being warned they are a major target for criminals trying to defraud them out of hundreds of thousands of pounds.

 
Wholesale banking

AQX° Securities connects to Squawker

21 October 2014  |  771 views  |  0

AQX° Securities, the service-oriented, multi-asset, execution services provider, today announced that it has connected to Squawker, the central forum for pan-European, negotiated equity block trading and the world's first electronic trading platform free of algo- and HFT-flow.

 
Cards

Uber upgraded to support Apple Pay

21 October 2014  |  1140 views  |  0

Today, we launched an update to the Uber app that is integrated with Apple Pay, a new service that offers an easy, secure, and private way to pay using Touch ID.

 
Payments

MasterCard demos innovations at NYC technology hub

21 October 2014  |  1118 views  |  0

Today MasterCard will demonstrate its newest digital innovations including MasterPass, MasterCard Digital Enablement System (MDES) and wearable technology during a press event at the grand opening of its new technology hub in New York City.

 
Risk & regulation

b-next enhances CMC:Global Control Room

21 October 2014  |  829 views  |  0

B-next, a specialist provider of capital markets compliance solutions, today announced the enhancement of its proprietary CMC:Global Control Room web-based tool to provide financial institutions with a comprehensive view of all activities across its global operations.

 
Cards

Optimal Payments partners Handpoint to distribute mPOS to UK&I merchants

21 October 2014  |  863 views  |  0

Optimal Payments (LSE AIM: OPAY), a leading global online payments provider, has partnered with Handpoint to provide a Mobile Point of Sale (MPOS) solution to merchants in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

 
Retail banking

Pulse launches Pulse InSights consulting service

21 October 2014  |  745 views  |  0

PULSE, one of the nation's leading debit/ATM networks, has launched PULSE InSights, a consulting service to help financial institutions analyze and improve performance in key areas of their retail banking business in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

 
Cards

MasterCard brings contactless payments to MLB World Series

21 October 2014  |  1028 views  |  0

MasterCard is bringing contactless acceptance to ballpark food and beverage concessions at the 2014 World Series through a partnership with mobile technology leader MLB Advanced Media, enabling fans to make payments using a variety of NFC-enabled devices and services, including the newly introduced Apple Pay.

 
Wholesale banking

First International Bank of Israel deploys Personetics personalised guidance analytics

21 October 2014  |  729 views  |  0

Personetics, a provider of online Personalized Guidance solutions to the global consumer banking industry, announced today that one of its customers, the First International Bank of Israel (FIBI), is the first bank to deploy a holistic, personalized guidance solution covering both Investments and banking relationships.

 
Virtual currency

21 digital currency companies endorse digital identity framework

21 October 2014  |  1204 views  |  0

ID3 (Institute for Data Driven Design), a research nonprofit founded out of the MIT Media Lab, today teamed with nearly two dozen leading digital currency firms to announce the Windhover Principles, a new principles-based framework collaboratively written with public and private stakeholders to ensure secure personal identity, trust and access to shared open data on the Internet.

 
Security

Encap Security integrates Apple Touch ID into Smarter Authentication platform

21 October 2014  |  1213 views  |  0

Encap Security, the first in-app authentication solution to arm banks, retailers and other financial services providers with impervious security and a simple, positive user experience, has integrated Apple's Touch ID fingerprint technology into its Smarter Authentication platform.

 
Trade execution

Bats Chi-X Europe expands into Turkish stocks

21 October 2014  |  692 views  |  0

BATS Chi-X Europe (BATS), Europe's largest stock exchange, is to offer trading in Turkey's most liquid stocks from 3rd November 2014.

 
Payments

Nacha boosts XML-ACH Remittance programme

20 October 2014  |  1427 views  |  0

Today, Nacha -The Electronic Payments Association® announced enhancements to its XML-ACH Remittance (XML-ACH) program. The Program now allows businesses to transmit ISO 20022 remittance messages via the ACH Network.

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