FinTech Innovation Lab New York Now Accepting Applicants for 2020 Class

Founded by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City, Program That Supports NYC as a Fintech Center Is in Its 10th Year Applications are now being accepted for the FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through in-depth collaboration with top financial services and venture capital firms. The FinTech Innovation Lab is designed for…

Experian A/NZ Acquires Australian Fintech Look Who’s Charging to Bolster Open Data Offering

Experian Australia & New Zealand announces its acquisition of Look Who's Charging, the Australian fintech startup which has solved the everyday frustrating problem of unrecognised bank transactions by providing instant clarification on the merchant behind a transaction. Look Who's Charging is integrated with a number of Australian banks, with their data available to millions of Australians directly within existing digital banking applications. The move will combine Experian's global open data solutions with Look…

Welcome the New Kids on the Block: How Millennials and Gen Z Are Disrupting FinTech

With Millennials making up roughly a quarter of the world’s population, it’s not surprising that they’re shaking up traditional industries. Millennials and Gen Z (people born between the mid-1990s and mid-2000s) are finally reaching an age where they have disposable income and few if any, children. Unlike older generations, they’re not tied to large mortgages and are eager to spend their hard-earned cash. While it’s hard to determine whether Millennials earn more than previous generations, research from the World Data…

Thrive & Tier1Net Combine to Enhance FinTech Services

Leading Next Generation Managed Services Provider Deepens FinTech Roots in New England Thrive, a premier provider of Next Generation Managed Services, proudly announced today that it has acquired Tier1Net of Woburn, MA, a Financial Services sector focused Managed Services Provider. Tier1Net is now the fifth company to be acquired by Thrive under private equity owner, M/C Partners, along with Corporate IT Solutions of Norwood, MA, Precision IT Group of New York, NY, BizCompass of Westbrook, ME, and InfoHedge Technologies of…

Salesforce Listed as Visionary Leader by 360Quadrants in AI in Fintech

360Quadrants, the world’s only comparison platform that combines expert analysis with crowdsourced reviews, has released a quadrant on AI in Fintech Solutions to help businesses make quicker and more informed decisions. AI in Fintech refers to the theory and development of computer systems capable of performing finance-related tasks that usually require human intelligence. It is an application of AI technology used in the financial sector to design investment strategies, detect anomalies with pattern & voice…

Bot Fraud: Financial Services Count the Cost

The tech world moves fast. As new platforms are developed and users migrate, one troubling constant has emerged: fraudsters keep following the money. No surprise then, that financial services apps are firmly in those criminal crosshairs. The sector is booming, with 115.6 million people banking on mobile at least once a month across the US. As usage rates grow, so too do the risks for the sector, and apps coming under increasing threat from automated bots. The latest Cybercrime Report from LexisNexis® Risk Solutions …

YouAppi Integrates AppsFlyer’s Audiences to Improve App Retargeting Performance

AppsFlyer’s Audiences delivers robust and dynamic segmentation for YouAppi’s ReAppi App Retargeting clients To improve audience segmentation and management, YouAppi is announcing its integration with AppsFlyer’s Audiences to power the recently announced ReAppi app retargeting technology. ReAppi is a fully managed programmatic app retargeting solution which enables marketers, app developers, and agencies to benefit from full-funnel app retention. By integrating ReAppi with AppsFlyer’s Audiences, joint YouAppi and…

YouAppi Grows Marketing and Asia Teams in Q4 2019

The Mobile App Marketing and Retargeting Platform welcomed Nancy Do Roberts as CMO and Ashley Schmitt as Senior Marketing Manager, both in San Francisco, and Youngho Hahm as VP and GM, Korea YouAppi, a leading performance-based mobile app marketing, and retargeting platform closed 2019 with additions in Marketing and Asia as the company prepares for 2020 to support the recently announced ReAppi App Retargeting technology solution. Nancy Roberts joined YouAppi to lead global marketing as the company’s CMO, bringing…

TELUS Corporation Completes Acquisition of Competence Call Center through TELUS International

Merger adds significant scale, growth and diversity to TELUS International  TELUS Corporation and its global arm, TELUS International - a customer experience innovator that designs, builds and delivers next-generation digital solutions for some of the world’s most established brands,  confirmed the close of their previously announced acquisition of Competence Call Center (CCC). TELUS International now holds a 100% interest in CCC. The merged company has an expanded portfolio of customer experience, digital…

Genpact and HighRadius Partner to Help Companies Automate Accounts Receivable and Treasury Processes

Partnership combines powerful AI platform with deep industry expertise Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, and HighRadius, an enterprise SaaS (Software-as-a-service) fintech company, announced a strategic partnership that will provide improvements to enterprise accounts receivable and bring together digital automation solutions powered by advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence. Marketing Technology News: LinkedIn Veteran Doug Camplejohn Joins as EVP…

TechBytes with Erich Litch, President and COO at 2Checkout

“Today most providers stitch a bunch of disparate systems together to get the capabilities they need to offer, but next-generation platforms are gaining ground, becoming the ultimate disrupters.” Digital Transformation journeys are getting complex and advanced with new technologies. Which technologies do you keenly follow and work with? As you can imagine, in our field, digital comes first. We are not only a digital commerce platform, digital goods sales are also a big focus for us. I am very interested in and I…

Linx Announces the Acquisition of Neemo

The Company Becomes a Pioneer in Offering Delivery Management Solutions With Products Related to Financial Services From the Fintech Linx Pay Hub Linx , the leader and specialist in retail software, announces the acquisition of Neemo. Owner of the Delivery App, the company is one of the pioneers in customized delivery solutions, through the integration of the establishment's delivery application and its e-commerce platform, offering consumers an omnichannel experience. The omnichannel experience provided by Neemo also…

ezbob Hires Its First Chief Customer Officer (CCO) in Push to Deliver First Class Customer Service

URI Melzer Has Joined Ezbob as Chief Customer Officer (CCO) as the Company Dedicates Itself to Delivering First-Class Customer Service of the Highest Standard of Quality and Reliability. New CCO Brings Over 35 Years of Cross-Operational Experience to ezbob to Enhance the Standard of Service Provision to Global Tier 1 Banks ezbob, a leader in the ‘Lending as a service’ (LaaS) sector, has announced that Uri Melzer has joined as the company’s new Chief Customer Officer (CCO) to enhance the company’s customer centric strategy.…

Klarna Shopping App Tops the Charts in US and Australia

Klarna App Tops the Australian App Store on the First Day of Launch Klarna‘s move into the direct to consumer retail space with the launch of the Klarna shopping app is fueling its rapid global growth with a very strong uptake of consumers in the US in the last months and when launched this week in Australia. As consumers are looking for a smarter and more streamlined way to shop and pay, the Klarna US shopping app has proven extremely popular since launch in May 2019. The number of monthly active users of the app has…

Cardknox Announces Partnership with E-Commerce Solution Provider Wagento

The New Partnership Provides Wagento Clients With Access to Cardknox’s Seamless Payment Integration for the Magento Online Shopping Cart Cardknox, a Fidelity Payments company and leading omnichannel payment gateway solution, is happy to announce its latest partnership with Wagento, an e-commerce solution provider that has extensive experience with the Magento e-commerce platform. Through this partnership, Wagento customers will be able to enjoy robust payment processing capabilities that are fully built into their Magento…

Trustgrid Selects William Mills Agency for Public Relations Services

William Mills Agency, an independent public relations and marketing firm specializing in the financial industry, has been chosen to provide public relations services for Trustgrid, a pioneer and leader in connecting centralized applications to distributed data sets. Marketing Technology News: LinkedIn Veteran Doug Camplejohn Joins as EVP & GM of Salesforce Sales Cloud For fintech companies and other enterprise software providers challenged with integrating applications to core banking data held in customer’s…

Xignite Now Available in AWS Data Exchange

Provides Easy Access to End-of-Day and Historical Stock Price Data Xignite, Inc. announced their financial data APIs  are now available in AWS Data Exchange, a new service that makes it easy for millions of Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers to securely find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud. Xignite is providing AWS Data Exchange customers with end-of-day and historical equities and ETFs trading on North American exchanges: In addition to closing prices, the data includes open, high, low, volume, and…

App Annie Unveils the State of Mobile for 2020 in a New Report

The Global Leader in Mobile Data and Analytics Expects Mobile Spend to Top $380 Billion App Annie, the mobile data and analytics company helping brands and publishers win on mobile, released The State of Mobile 2020 report. This annual appraisal provides insight into mobile's expansive impact across industries and the global economy, highlighting publishers and brands that are outperforming their peers. Key findings in this report: Mobile Creates Company Value: Mobile-focused companies, including Uber and Alibaba,…

Bixby Research and Analytics Turns to Rightpoint’s Technology Capabilities to Develop the First Comprehensive Platform Dedicated to…

Bixby Research and Analytics, a financial technology company that is modernizing information flow, announced that it has launched the first comprehensive web platform dedicated to the private debt market – and selected Rightpoint, a Genpact company, and the digital consultancy with technology at its core, for its experience design and development capabilities. The platform connects asset managers and hedge funds to real-time market moving news and financial information for companies in the private debt market. Over the…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Zomato, Hipmunk, dLocal, Brainshark, Inc., Reveneer, Service Management Group, Nielsen and DW Support Services. Zomato Raises its Stake in Food Delivery Business; Buys Out Uber Eats in India for $350 Million in All-Stock Deal In a major development in the Indian food delivery business in India, Zomato has officially announced that it has acquired its rival Uber Eats. With this Uber…