Tagged: digital technology

Amazon Web Services Chosen by Sun Life as its Cloud Tech Provider, Aims to Become Cloud First Organization

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), recently revealed that Sun Life (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) has chosen AWS as its Cloud tech  provider in order to become a “Cloud-first” organization, supporting ongoing innovation, and develop digital client experiences. Sun Life… Read More

93 Fintech focused Initiatives Approved for Proof-of-Concept Subsidy Scheme, Cyberport in Hong Kong Reveals

Cyberport recently confirmed that the application stage for Phase 2 of the Fintech Proof-of-Concept Subsidy Scheme, commissioned by the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB), had been closed at the end of June 2021. As mentioned in a release, dated August 26, 2021: “Together… Read More

Low Code Software with A Service Platform CLEVR Acquires Digitread, a Product Lifecycle Management System

CLEVR, the low-code and no-code software-with-a-service specialist, reveals that it has acquired Digitread, one of the emerging companies focused on Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system integration and a “platinum-level” solution partner of Siemens. The acquisition should help raise CLEVR‘s profile and support its geographic and… Read More

Trade Finance Network Contour Partners Global Shipping Business Network to Offer All-Digital Trading, Financing, Shipping Solution

Online trade finance network Contour has teamed up with the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) in order to provide an all-digital solution for participants involved in trading, financing and shipping goods across the globe. As mentioned in the announcement: “Pandemic-induced lockdowns and the subsequent explosive… Read More

Ximena Alemán: Co-CEO at Prometeo, the LatAm Fintech Leading Open Banking Adoption, Reveals how They’re Enabling Financial Inclusion

Ximena Alemán, Co-CEO at Prometeo, the Latin American (LatAm) Fintech firm that’s leading Open Banking adoption throughout the region, recently shared key industry insights with Crowdfund Insider. Prometeo recently announced the launch of Spark, which is a free-of-cost program for high-potential startups, Fintechs, as well… Read More

Digital Transformation: Finaxct Cloud Core Now Being Used by First Horizon Bank in Memphis, Tennessee

Finxact, a Core as a Service banking provider, reveals that First Horizon Bank, the super-regional bank based in Memphis, Tennessee, has converted its VirtualBank brand from its legacy core to the Finxact Cloud-core. The conversion represents a key milestone for the new era of Cloud… Read More

Facteus Joins Snowflake Partner Network to Help Financial Services Providers Safely Migrate Sensitive Data to Snowflake Data Cloud

Facteus, a provider of technology and services to access actionable insights within sensitive data, reveals that it’s now part of the Snowflake Partner Network, mainly focusing on supporting financial services organizations to securely access the scale, speed, and data services (available via the Snowflake Data… Read More

Pakistan Software Houses Association Says IT Firms Should be Able to Spend Export Earnings to Pay for Foreign Digital Service Providers

The Pakistan Software Houses Association had recommended to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) that IT firms should be permitted to use 20% of their export earnings to pay for foreign consultants, digital service providers, vendors (among other requirements) in order to conduct operations and… Read More

Canada’s Trulioo, a Global Digital Identity and Business Verification Provider, Announces Partnerships with Wealth Managers

Trulioo, a global identity verification firm, reveals that it has teamed up with three wealth management companies in order to assist them with meeting compliance requirements and will be helping them with verifying their clients. As mentioned in a release shared with CI: “Through the… Read More

Kredivo, a Digital Consumer Credit Platform in SE Asia, to Become Publicly Traded Firm via Merger with VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings II

FinAccel, the parent of Kredivo, an AI-powered digital consumer credit platform based in Southeast Asia, and VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings II (NASDAQ: VPCB), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Victory Park Capital, revealed on August 2, 2021 that they have finalized a definitive agreement… Read More

Insurtech Synchrono Group Says It’s Hiring Finance, Underwriting Professionals Globally, Despite being Headquartered in Raleigh

Only a few weeks after finalizing its Series A-2 funding round of almost $3.8 million from 10 different investors, Insurtech Synchrono Group Inc., which offers services under a trademarked brand called SynchronoSure, is introducing another product, company Chief Executive and Chair Steve Hartmank reveals. In… Read More

London based Infinity Maritime, an Alternative Finance Digital Platform, Partners Lloyd’s Register to Support Maritime Sustainability

Infinity Maritime has announced a partnership with Lloyd’s Register in order to enhance maritime sustainability As noted in a release shared with CI: “Following on from the announcement of collaboration with … international ship brokers, Infinity Maritime reflects the maritime ecosystem by announcing its partnership… Read More

Low Code App Development Platform Mendix Teams Up with CLEVR to Support Software Development

Mendix, a low-code app development platform, reveals that it has partnered with CLEVR. CLEVR employs the world’s largest team of Mendix experts, according to a release shared with CI. The company is on a mission to use low-code and no-code tools “to raise the bar… Read More

Xero, a Cloud Accounting Software Solution for SMEs, Extends Partnership with UOB to Better Serve Small Businesses

Xero, a Cloud-powered accounting software application for SMBs, reveals that it has expanded its existing collaboration with UOB (SGX: U11) in order to provide companies with free access to the UOB Start Digital (for those that qualify). This offer will be available via the platform… Read More

Overfunding: Checkout Automation Fintech Magnetto Secures Nearly £180K via Crowdcube from 157 Investors

The team at Magnetto, which aims to challenge the traditional retail model by automating the checkout process, has raised £179,651 of its £150,000 target from 157 investors via Crowdcube. Magnetto reports a £2,367,720 pre-money valuation, a 7.05% equity, and a £0.90 share price. The company… Read More

Identity Proofing Firm AuthenticID Announces $100M Minority Growth Investment from Long Ridge Investment

AuthenticID recently announced a $100 million minority growth investment that has been led by Long Ridge Investment The investment will be directed towards supporting AuthenticID’s ongoing innovation in automated identity proofing as well as the firm’s market expansion efforts. AuthenticID, an established provider of Identity… Read More

Global Reinsurance Firm PartnerRe Adopts Digital Solution from iPipeline to Expand International Protection Portfolio

iPipeline, a provider of low code / no code content-enabled digital solutions and services to the financial services sector, reveals that global reinsurance company, PartnerRe, has decided to adopt the iPipeline’s SSG Digital® Platform in order to expand its international protection portfolio. As mentioned in… Read More

Digital Transformation: 365.bank to Use Backbase Engagement Banking Platform and Mambu Cloud Bank Solutions

365.bank has announced that it will be leveraging Backbase’s Engagement Banking platform and Mambu’s Cloud-powered banking platform “to pivot to digital-first banking.” As mentioned in the announcement, 365.bank has chosen Engagement Banking tech provider Backbase in conjunction with Mambu, the SaaS banking platform, in order… Read More

AI enhanced ID Verification, eKYC Service Provider Jumio Reports 150% Revenue Growth in Q2 2021

Jumio, an established provider of AI-enhanced end-to-end identity verification and eKYC services, reveals that its sales and revenue increased more than 150% during Q2 2021 when compared to Q2 2020. The growth has reportedly been fueled by “an ongoing need for modern enterprises to know… Read More

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