29 August 2014

Company announcements

 
Cards

GlobalPlatform qualifies Fime SE test tool

26 August 2014  |  820 views  |  0

Industry association, GlobalPlatform, has qualified Fime's 'Global' test tool, validating its ability to evaluate the functionality of secure elements (SEs) to support payment, telecom and identity applications.

 
Payments

Deutsche Bank launches Indian transaction banking apps on Autobahn market

26 August 2014  |  1278 views  |  0

Deutsche Bank today announced the launch of new transaction banking apps on its award-winning Autobahn App Market in India.

 
Mobile & online

San Antonio Federal Credit Union selects Geezeo PFM tech

22 August 2014  |  2438 views  |  0

Geezeo, a leading FinTech firm that offers integrated personal financial management (PFM), and web-based, data-driven marketing platforms to financial institutions, today announced that SACU (San Antonio Federal Credit Union) has selected to integrate Geezeo's proven PFM product into it's online banking platform.

 
Security

Zumigo closes $6m series b funding round

22 August 2014  |  1325 views  |  0

Zumigo Corporation, a leader in mobile device location and identity verification, today announced it has closed $6 million in Series B financing led by new investor Intel Capital. Existing investors including Aligned Partners also participated in the round.

 
Trade execution

LSE posts interim Q1 results ahead of $1.6bn rights issue to fund Russell acquisition

22 August 2014  |  1383 views  |  0

London Stock Exchange Group is publishing interim results for the three months ended 30 June 2014 (Q1), to provide latest financial information in connection with the Group's proposed acquisition of Frank Russell Company and associated fully underwritten rights issue.

 
Risk & regulation

Lombard Risk Reporter adds support for multiple concurrent taxonomies

22 August 2014  |  1202 views  |  0

Lombard Risk Management plc (Lombard Risk), a leading UK provider of end-to-end European Banking Authority reporting automation, and automated XBRL tools in this market, has comprehensive support for multiple versions of XBRL taxonomies at the same time.

 
Retail banking

Worldpay partners OnDeck for working capital programme

22 August 2014  |  1332 views  |  0

Worldpay, a leading global provider of payment services, announced today its relationship with OnDeck , a technology-powered Main Street lender. Worldpay will leverage OnDeck's platform and proprietary technology to allow its small and mid-sized merchants access to OnDeck financing.

 
Cards

Square unveils analytics tools for merchants

21 August 2014  |  2986 views  |  0

The world's largest retailers employ armies of statisticians and analysts to help them increase sales. Today, Square levels the playing field for merchants of all sizes by adding Square Analytics to its complete Register service.

 
Retail banking

Bitcoin startup Chain raises $9.5m

21 August 2014  |  1757 views  |  0

Today, we’re pleased to announce that Chain has closed a $9.5M round of funding led by Khosla Ventures, who are joined by return backers RRE Ventures, Thrive Capital, and SV Angel.

 
Trade execution

Euronext appoints Andrew Simpon head of post trade; Hugo Rocha member of managing board

21 August 2014  |  1420 views  |  0

Euronext today announced two senior appointments for its post trade business activities.

 
Wholesale banking

ASPone partners with Earthport on payment services

21 August 2014  |  1264 views  |  0

ASPone Ltd, provider of financial networks, trading applications and solutions for the financial markets today announced a partnership with Earthport plc. that will see ASPone develop a range of transaction systems to support Earthport's expanding portfolio of payments services.

 
Cards

Westpac NZ selects IBM private cloud tech

21 August 2014  |  1666 views  |  0

IBM (NYSE: IBM) todayannounced that Westpac New Zealand has selected IBM's private cloud technology to support its goal to be New Zealand's leading digitalbank. The new five year agreement is part of an extensive services and technology contract which includes Westpac migrating some of itsbusiness critical IT systems into IBM's state-of-the-art Auckland datacentre, enabling enhanced customer service.

 
Retail banking

Security startup vArmour raises $36m

21 August 2014  |  1177 views  |  0

vArmour, a stealth security company designed to protect the new data defined perimeter for enterprises, today announced it has raised $36 million in funding, including a Series B round closed in December 2013 ($15 million) led by Menlo Ventures and a Series C round closed in August 2014 ($21 million) led by Columbus Nova Technology Partners (CNTP), Citi Ventures and Work-Bench Ventures, bringing total company funding to $42 million.

 
Retail banking

Amex serves up tech bonanza for US Open tennis tournament

21 August 2014  |  1327 views  |  0

American Express is harnessing the latest technology to get tennis fans on-site and around the world involved in the action on the courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the 2014 US Open Tennis Championships.

 
Wholesale banking

ASX FY net profit up 10%

21 August 2014  |  1040 views  |  0

Mr Elmer Funke Kupper, ASX Managing Director and CEO, said: "ASX produced a positive result for the 2014 financial year (FY14), driven by revenue growth across all of ASX's major business categories.

 
Risk & regulation

CIO Thomas Bayer to leave SEC

21 August 2014  |  944 views  |  0

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that its Chief Information Officer Thomas Bayer is planning to leave the agency in October.

 
Post-trade & ops

LCH.Clearnet appoints Marcus Robinson head of SwapClear Australia

20 August 2014  |  1416 views  |  0

LCH.Clearnet, the global clearing house, has announced that Marcus Robinson has been appointed Head of SwapClear Australia, to support the growing demand for on-the-ground, robust interest rate derivative (IRD) clearing solutions. He has relocated to Sydney.

 
Retail banking

Wallaby Financial opens credit card database

20 August 2014  |  1011 views  |  0

Wallaby Financial, the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions, has announced the availability of two new resources that will help consumers through all the stages involved in obtaining and using credit cards effectively.

 
Retail banking

Paytoo boosts mobile wallet bill pay coverage

20 August 2014  |  1163 views  |  0

Paytoo Mobile Wallet enhances its services once again providing the bill payment functionality on a nationwide coverage.

 
Wholesale banking

Flash virtualisation startup PernixData raises $35m

20 August 2014  |  1070 views  |  0

PernixData, the leader in server-side storage intelligence, announced today that the company has raised $35 million in Series C funding.

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