Fintech https://www.benzinga.com/views/taxonomy/term/144421 en Celsius Network surpasses $1 billion in cryptocurrency deposits since launch in 2018 https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16185174/celsius-network-surpasses-1-billion-in-cryptocurrency-deposits-since-launch-in-2018 <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">NEW YORK</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire/ -- <u xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&amp;l=en&amp;o=2822305-1&amp;h=2865019363&amp;u=https%3A%2F%2Fcelsius.network%2F&amp;a=Celsius+Network" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">Celsius Network</a></u> (<u xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&amp;l=en&amp;o=2822305-1&amp;h=2762324104&amp;u=https%3A%2F%2Fcelsius.network%2F&amp;a=https%3A%2F%2Fcelsius.network%2F" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">https://celsius.network/</a></u>), the industry-leading cryptocurrency interest-earning platform, announces today that it has surpassed <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-money">$1 billion</span> in total cryptocurrency deposits less than 2 years after launching its mobile app. This announcement comes on the heels of Celsius acquiring more than 110,000 active users and after achieving profitability earlier this year. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">According to public data available through the Celsius app, the crypto company has also paid more than $17 million in interest rewards to its community of HODLers to date. Celsius has paid out over <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-money">$12 million</span> in BTC interest, more than all other crypto lending platforms in the industry combined. Over <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-money">$3 million</span> of the interest distributed has been in the company&#39;s native CEL token, which has also seen significant growth, a new all-time high, and is now part of the CMC top 100 list. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Celsius Network&#39;s mission ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16185174/celsius-network-surpasses-1-billion-in-cryptocurrency-deposits-since-launch-in-2018 alt=Celsius Network surpasses $1 billion in cryptocurrency deposits since launch in 2018>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Banking/Financial Services Corporate Expansion Fintech Mobile devices/Apps Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 21:12:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16185174 at https://www.benzinga.com DiversyFund's CEO On Investing In Real Estate Downturn: 'These Are The Periods When You Buy Low, Sell High' https://www.benzinga.com/fintech/20/06/16175506/diversyfunds-ceo-on-investing-in-real-estate-downturn-these-are-the-periods-when-you-buy-low-sell-hi <p>The U.S. real estate market has realized a significant shock from the coronavirus pandemic, with millions requesting forbearance, home sales decreasing and foreclosure risks rising.&nbsp;</p> <p>Unlike the financial crisis of the late 2000s, today&rsquo;s standards on documentation, underwriting, lending&nbsp;and leverage are higher, helping protect the sector from deeper hardship and&nbsp;potentially offering investors an&nbsp;opportunity to take advantage of buying opportunities.&nbsp;</p> <p>In light of the market volatility, <a href="https://diversyfund.com/lp/growth-reit-platform/?cjevent=b484a745a5e111ea810700530a240612&amp;utm_medium=affiliate&amp;utm_source=commission-junction&amp;utm_campaign=Benzinga&amp;utm_content=Become+Part-Owner+in+Apartment+Complexes"><strong>DiversyFund</strong></a> CEO <strong>Craig Cecilio</strong> spoke with Benzinga about the importance of data- and technology-driven investing in the private real estate markets.</p> <h3>Equal Opportunity For All Investors</h3> <p>Started in August 2016 by Cecilio and <strong>Alan Lewis</strong>, DiversyFund allows everyday Americans access to multimillion-dollar investment opportunities directly from an online platform.</p> <p>In the past, access to private markets was limited due to complexities surrounding regulation and financial wherewithal. DiversyFund said it simplifies the alternative investing process by holistically managing real estate opportunities and distributing profits to the investor.</p> <p>Through an experienced ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/fintech/20/06/16175506/diversyfunds-ceo-on-investing-in-real-estate-downturn-these-are-the-periods-when-you-buy-low-sell-hi alt=DiversyFund&#039;s CEO On Investing In Real Estate Downturn: &#039;These Are The Periods When You Buy Low, Sell High&#039;>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Craig Cecilio DiversyFund Fintech Interview Real Estate Fintech Interview Real Estate Benzinga Thu, 04 Jun 2020 21:02:20 +0000 Renato Capelj 16175506 at https://www.benzinga.com Healthcare Finance Direct and Enova Decisions team up to build the new standard of patient underwriting for elective healthcare financing https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16183887/healthcare-finance-direct-and-enova-decisions-team-up-to-build-the-new-standard-of-patient-underwr <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">BAKERSFIELD, Calif.</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Finance Direct (HFD), a leading FinTech company, and Enova Decisions, an analytics company, today announced a strategic partnership to build the new standard of patient underwriting for elective healthcare providers. </p> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="PRN_ImbeddedAssetReference" id="DivAssetPlaceHolder1"> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" href="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1176995/Healthcare_Finance_Direct_Logo.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow"><br /> <img xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" src="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1176995/Healthcare_Finance_Direct_Logo.jpg" title="" alt="" /><br /> </a> </p> </div> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">This advanced patient finance underwriting model is powered by HFD&#39;s platform and Enova Decisions&#39; consumer lending and real-time analytics expertise. By using Enova Decision&#39;s core capabilities in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics, HFD can bring modern underwriting capabilities to patients seeking alternative ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16183887/healthcare-finance-direct-and-enova-decisions-team-up-to-build-the-new-standard-of-patient-underwr alt=Healthcare Finance Direct and Enova Decisions team up to build the new standard of patient underwriting for elective healthcare financing>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Banking/Financial Services Fintech Licensing/Marketing Agreements Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 19:53:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16183887 at https://www.benzinga.com Longevity Card Secures Investors, Eyes Q4 2020 Launch https://www.benzinga.com/fintech/20/06/16181242/longevity-card-secures-investors-eyes-q4-2020-launch <p><strong>Longevity</strong>, a U.K.-based digital bank, formally announced it secured investors for a funding round that will help launch a new mobile banking experience, Longevity Card, by the fourth quarter of&nbsp;2020.</p> <h3><strong>Why Does It Matter?</strong></h3> <p>Longevity Card is part of a project that will transform traditional banking into the health- and longevity- focused generation of financial services.</p> <p>&ldquo;It is quite clear that this global crisis will have long-lasting consequences,&rdquo; said Sergey Balasanyan, co-founder of Longevity. &ldquo;In the next few years, we will see the rise ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/fintech/20/06/16181242/longevity-card-secures-investors-eyes-q4-2020-launch alt=Longevity Card Secures Investors, Eyes Q4 2020 Launch>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Fintech Longevity Bank Longevity Card Sergey Balasanyan Fintech Benzinga Thu, 04 Jun 2020 18:41:38 +0000 Renato Capelj 16181242 at https://www.benzinga.com S&P Global to Present at Morgan Stanley's Virtual U.S. Financials Conference on June 9, 2020 https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16182212/s-p-global-to-present-at-morgan-stanleys-virtual-u-s-financials-conference-on-june-9-2020 <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">NEW YORK</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire/ -- Martina Cheung, President of S&amp;P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&amp;P Global (NYSE:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/SPGI#NYSE" rel="nofollow">SPGI</a>), will present at Morgan Stanley&#39;s Virtual U.S. Financials Conference on <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 9</span> from <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time)</span>. The &#34;fireside chat&#34; will be webcast and may include forward-looking information.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><b xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Webcast Instructions: Live and Replay<br xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" /></b>The webcast (audio-only) will be available live and in replay through the Company&#39;s Investor Relations website <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&amp;l=en&amp;o=2821747-1&amp;h=1502422128&amp;u=http%3A%2F%2Finvestor.spglobal.com%2FInvestor-Presentations&amp;a=http%3A%2F%2Finvestor.spglobal.com%2FInvestor-Presentations" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">http://investor.spglobal.com/Investor-Presentations</a> (please copy and paste URL into web ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16182212/s-p-global-to-present-at-morgan-stanleys-virtual-u-s-financials-conference-on-june-9-2020 alt=S&amp;P Global to Present at Morgan Stanley&#039;s Virtual U.S. Financials Conference on June 9, 2020>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Banking/Financial Services Fintech SPGI trade shows Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 16:37:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16182212 at https://www.benzinga.com TargetRecruit Announces Improvements to its Middle Office Offering https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16181016/targetrecruit-announces-improvements-to-its-middle-office-offering <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">HOUSTON</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- TargetRecruit, a leading provider of enterprise software for staffing and recruiting firms built on Salesforce, announced today that they have released a new version of their Middle Office software. With enhancements to its core functionality, the TargetRecruit Middle Office bridges the gap between the front office and the back office payroll and accounting systems.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">&#34;Building on our existing product capabilities, the TargetRecruit Middle Office offers our customers increased ability to manage timesheets, pay and bill, while maintaining all the information centrally,&#34; said <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-person">Andy ...</span></p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16181016/targetrecruit-announces-improvements-to-its-middle-office-offering alt=TargetRecruit Announces Improvements to its Middle Office Offering>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Banking/Financial Services Fintech Workforce Management/Human Resources Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16181016 at https://www.benzinga.com Star Micronics Launches Star Empower Program for Resellers https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16181002/star-micronics-launches-star-empower-program-for-resellers <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">SOMERSET, N.J.</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&amp;l=en&amp;o=2820949-1&amp;h=1633673128&amp;u=https%3A%2F%2Fstarmicronics.com%2F&amp;a=Star+Micronics%2C" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">Star Micronics,</a> a leading manufacturer of mobile, point of sale (POS), and customer engagement technologies, is proud to announce a change to its channel program with the release of its Star Empower Program, enabling its resellers to competitively offer best-of-breed POS solutions from Star Micronics.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Designed to benefit all resellers by their types of business models, the Star Empower Program will enable its partners to grow their businesses and increase their solution margins. The program aims to support resellers&#39; efforts to sustain business during today&#39;s market challenges.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The Star Empower Program is open to all Star Micronics solution resellers and will offer discounted pricing to registered partners. The program also provides access to the Star Partner Portal, where partners can register special projects, request demo units, review historical purchases, access a variety of marketing collateral, and ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16181002/star-micronics-launches-star-empower-program-for-resellers alt=Star Micronics Launches Star Empower Program for Resellers>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Banking/Financial Services Fintech Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16181002 at https://www.benzinga.com Cloud9 Completes $17.5M Series B Funding Round Led by Strategic Investment from UBS https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180647/cloud9-completes-17-5m-series-b-funding-round-led-by-strategic-investment-from-ubs <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">NEW YORK</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud9 Technologies (&#34;Cloud9&#34;), a leader in cloud-based communications, has completed a <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-money">$17.5 million</span> Series B funding round led by a strategic investment from UBS, with participation from existing investors including J.P. Morgan and Barclays.  Agility, mobility, and resilience have come into sharp focus at financial institutions, accelerating demand for flexible remote working tools on and off the trading floor and increasing the adoption of the industry&#39;s only fully cloud-based voice communications solution.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cloud9 has seen new business increase by over 50% since March, as it has onboarded several of the world&#39;s top global banks and investment management firms. The growing client demand reflects an increasing need for &#39;anytime, anywhere&#39; access to a virtual trading floor and highlights the inherent benefits of an integrated, cloud-based environment.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">&#34;Our decision to invest in and partner with Cloud9 makes sense for many reasons. Not only are we committed to equipping our ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180647/cloud9-completes-17-5m-series-b-funding-round-led-by-strategic-investment-from-ubs alt=Cloud9 Completes $17.5M Series B Funding Round Led by Strategic Investment from UBS>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Banking/Financial Services Financing agreements Fintech Venture Capital Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:30:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16180647 at https://www.benzinga.com MoneyGram Launches Partnership with Al Rajhi Bank to Transform Saudi Arabia Cross-Border Payments Market https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180456/moneygram-launches-partnership-with-al-rajhi-bank-to-transform-saudi-arabia-cross-border-payments- <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">DALLAS</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire/ -- MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI), a global leader in cross-border P2P payments and money transfers, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Al Rajhi Bank, the largest Islamic bank in the world, and Tahweel Al Rajhi, the remittances arm of Al Rajhi Bank, to provide money transfer services in <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">Saudi Arabia</span>. The partnership covers both digital and walk-in channels and will enable strong customer growth in one of the world&#39;s largest remittance markets. </p> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="PRN_ImbeddedAssetReference" id="DivAssetPlaceHolder1"> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" href="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/600838/MoneyGram_International_Logo.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow"><br /> <img xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" src="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/600838/MoneyGram_International_Logo.jpg" title="MoneyGram Logo (PRNewsfoto/MoneyGram)" alt="MoneyGram Logo (PRNewsfoto/MoneyGram)" /><br /> </a> </p> </div> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">&#34;This partnership is an important milestone that capitalizes on recent strategic investments in major receive markets,&#34; said <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-person">Grant Lines</span>, MoneyGram Chief Revenue Officer. &#34;Over the last few months, ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180456/moneygram-launches-partnership-with-al-rajhi-bank-to-transform-saudi-arabia-cross-border-payments- alt=MoneyGram Launches Partnership with Al Rajhi Bank to Transform Saudi Arabia Cross-Border Payments Market>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Banking/Financial Services Fintech Licensing/Marketing Agreements MGI Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:17:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16180456 at https://www.benzinga.com OakNorth Deploys Its Proprietary COVID-19 Credit Framework With One of the Leading Credit Providers to Middle Market Companies https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180209/oaknorth-deploys-its-proprietary-covid-19-credit-framework-with-one-of-the-leading-credit-provider <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">NEW YORK</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire/ -- <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://www.oaknorth.com/covid-vulnerability-rating-framework/?noredirect" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">OakNorth</a>, the next-generation credit and monitoring platform, today announces the signing of a commercial agreement with PNC Bank (NYSE:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/PNC#NYSE" rel="nofollow">PNC</a>), one of the leading credit providers to middle market companies across the country. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The unprecedented scale and rapid escalation of this crisis has created unimaginable impact on the economy. As a result, commercial lenders need to be able to:</p> <ul xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" type="disc"> <li xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Quickly determine the subsector-specific impact of COVID-19 on their portfolio using forward-looking scenarios; </li> <li xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Follow through on stress scenarios on a granular, loan-by-loan basis, rather than just at the portfolio level; </li> <li xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Re-underwrite loans to businesses that are vulnerable, and all loans at ...</li></ul><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180209/oaknorth-deploys-its-proprietary-covid-19-credit-framework-with-one-of-the-leading-credit-provider alt=OakNorth Deploys Its Proprietary COVID-19 Credit Framework With One of the Leading Credit Providers to Middle Market Companies>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Accounting news Banking/Financial Services Fintech issues Mobile devices/Apps New Products/Services News PNC Contracts Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:00:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16180209 at https://www.benzinga.com Martin Gawne Joins North Square Investments as Head of Marketing https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180208/martin-gawne-joins-north-square-investments-as-head-of-marketing <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">CHICAGO</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- North Square Investments today announced industry veteran <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-person">Martin Gawne</span> had joined its leadership team as Head of Marketing. The announcement was made by CEO <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-person">Mark Goodwin</span>, who said Martin will report to Head of Distribution Phil Callahan. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">&#34;Martin&#39;s background, experience, motivation, and commitment will serve as a critical component to consistently achieve our mission, vision and values to grow the breadth of North Square Investment&#39;s client base, array of strategies and assets under management,&#34; Goodwin said. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">&#34;As the Head of Marketing, Martin will be responsible for all aspects of marketing North Square and our investments products, including strategic marketing plans, product marketing, digital assets, thought leadership, executive and corporate communications, brand management and team development,&#34; Callahan added. &#34;We are delighted to have Martin bring his considerable experience and skill set to our team to help build North Square in a significant way.&#34;</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">&#34;I am thrilled to be joining North Square Investments at an important stage of their exciting growth trajectory, Gawne said, &#34;I look forward ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180208/martin-gawne-joins-north-square-investments-as-head-of-marketing alt=Martin Gawne Joins North Square Investments as Head of Marketing>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> advertising Banking/Financial Services Fintech Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:00:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16180208 at https://www.benzinga.com COVID-19 Era Business Analysts Receive Enhanced POS & Inventory Toolset For Retail Data And Reporting https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180184/covid-19-era-business-analysts-receive-enhanced-pos-inventory-toolset-for-retail-data-and-reportin <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">BRADENTON, Fla.</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Accelerated Analytics announced today the continued expansion of their retail reporting and analytics services for Dillard&#39;s vendors. The expansion includes the creation of a Customer Advisory Board (CAB), updates to the existing suite of reports, and the launch of eight new reports. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">&#34;I had the pleasure to host our Customer Advisory Board in meeting in April and it was great to receive outstanding feedback from our board members. The diversity of experience and their exception knowledge of Dillard&#39;s is incredibly valuable in helping my team and I prioritize new product development.&#34; said <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-person">Chad Symens</span>, ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180184/covid-19-era-business-analysts-receive-enhanced-pos-inventory-toolset-for-retail-data-and-reportin alt=COVID-19 Era Business Analysts Receive Enhanced POS &amp; Inventory Toolset For Retail Data And Reporting>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Banking/Financial Services Fintech Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:00:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16180184 at https://www.benzinga.com AGB and Commonfund Announce New Strategic Partnership https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180102/agb-and-commonfund-announce-new-strategic-partnership <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">WASHINGTON</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&amp;l=en&amp;o=2820480-1&amp;h=2921798157&amp;u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.agb.org%2F&amp;a=Association+of+Governing+Boards+of+Universities+and+Colleges" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges</a> (AGB), the premier organization representing higher education governance, today announced a new strategic partnership with <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&amp;l=en&amp;o=2820480-1&amp;h=1341827186&amp;u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.commonfund.org%2F&amp;a=Commonfund" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">Commonfund</a>, a leading independent investment firm for institutional investors, including educational endowments, foundations, and philanthropic organizations. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">This new partnership will enhance AGB&#39;s programming and resources for investment management at a critical time for endowments. Commonfund&#39;s expertise will help AGB members navigate the current crisis and position themselves for a strong recovery and future growth.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Under the framework of this partnership, Commonfund will have a leading role in supporting <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&amp;l=en&amp;o=2820480-1&amp;h=3655451135&amp;u=https%3A%2F%2Fagb.org%2Fabout-us%2Fcouncil-of-foundation-leaders%2F&amp;a=AGB%27s+Council+of+Foundation+Leaders" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">AGB&#39;s Council of Foundation Leaders</a>. The Council convenes quarterly to discuss both important governance issues and the practices that will strengthen the relationship between institutions and the foundations that support them. ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16180102/agb-and-commonfund-announce-new-strategic-partnership alt=AGB and Commonfund Announce New Strategic Partnership>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Banking/Financial Services Fintech Licensing/Marketing Agreements Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:55:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16180102 at https://www.benzinga.com VeriTran and Mambu Partner to Deliver Financial Digital Experiences in Record Time https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16179974/veritran-and-mambu-partner-to-deliver-financial-digital-experiences-in-record-time <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">NEW YORK</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">June 4, 2020</span> /PRNewswire/ -- <u xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&amp;l=en&amp;o=2821233-1&amp;h=506551382&amp;u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.veritran.com%2F&amp;a=VeriTran" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">VeriTran</a></u>, a leading global Low-Code platform provider, and <u xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&amp;l=en&amp;o=2821233-1&amp;h=2120305739&amp;u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mambu.com%2F&amp;a=Mambu" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">Mambu</a></u>, a global cloud banking platform, today announced their official partnership. The collaboration allows VeriTran&#39;s front-end capabilities to integrate with Mambu&#39;s true SaaS cloud banking platform, resulting in a streamlined solution that assists traditional banks in the US and <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">Latin America</span> launch their digital apps in a matter of weeks, not years. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">With digital transformation playing an increasingly critical role in today&#39;s global environment, financial institutions recognize the need to leverage technology to remain at the forefront of competitive innovation. This strategic partnership provides a solution that allows global customers and traditional banks to innovate and achieve a fully digital experience in record time without the need of programming.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">VeriTran&#39;s Low-Code Platform provides a visual and intuitive Drag-and-Drop model that allows clients to create customized apps in a fraction of the usual time—and without writing a single line of code. As the transition to digital channels increases, the company remains committed to powering the growth of client&#39;s new business solutions through rapid scaling of digital capabilities. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mambu&#39;s true SaaS banking and lending platform is a cloud-native, scalable and secure solution. The platform provides modern and flexible technology to support the growth of modern banking and lending services. It enables customers to ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/n16179974/veritran-and-mambu-partner-to-deliver-financial-digital-experiences-in-record-time alt=VeriTran and Mambu Partner to Deliver Financial Digital Experiences in Record Time>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Banking/Financial Services Fintech Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:42:00 +0000 PRNewswire 16179974 at https://www.benzinga.com Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Boosts Liberty SiriusXM Stake https://www.benzinga.com/fintech/20/06/16173068/warren-buffetts-berkshire-hathaway-boosts-liberty-siriusxm-stake <p>After&nbsp;<strong>Berkshire Hathaway Inc</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/brk-a#NYSE">BRK-A</a>) (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/brk-b#NYSE">BRK-B</a>) came <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/news/20/05/15940613/i-was-wrong-warren-buffetts-berkshire-hathaway-sold-6b-of-airline-stock-in-april">under the spotlight for disclosing it sold stock</a> in <strong>Delta Air Lines Inc</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/dal#NYSE">DAL</a>),&nbsp;<strong>Southwest Airlines Co</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/luv#NYSE">LUV</a>) and other airlines, Warren Buffett has made a few new, lesser-known investments.</p> <h3><strong>What&rsquo;s Going On?</strong></h3> <p>Since the end of May, Berkshire Hathaway increased its stake in <strong>Liberty SiriusXM Group</strong> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/lsxmk#NASDAQ">LSXMK</a>), in 300,000 share chunks.</p> <p>&quot;ORTEX Analytics insider data shows that Berkshire Hathaway has since the 21st of May bought almost 4.4 million shares in Liberty Media for just over $151 million,&quot;&nbsp;<strong>ORTEX Analytics</strong> co-founder Peter Hillerberg told Benzinga.&nbsp;&quot;Last time Berkshire Hathaway was buying Liberty Media, in May 2017, ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/fintech/20/06/16173068/warren-buffetts-berkshire-hathaway-boosts-liberty-siriusxm-stake alt=Warren Buffett&#039;s Berkshire Hathaway Boosts Liberty SiriusXM Stake>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Berkshire Hathaway BRK-A BRK-B DAL Delta Air Lines Fintech Greg Maffei Liberty SiriusXM Long Ideas LSXMK LUV Morgan Stanley MS ORTEX Analytics Peter Hillerberg Southwest Airlines Trading Ideas DAL US2473617023 LUV US8447411088 MS US6174464486 BRK-A US0846701086 BRK-B US0846707026 LSXMK Long Ideas Fintech Trading Ideas Benzinga Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:40:59 +0000 Renato Capelj 16173068 at https://www.benzinga.com