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Tier1CRM Receives Significant Equity Capital to Accelerate Growth

Tier1CRM, a provider of cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) solutions for the capital markets industry, announced today that it raised $34 million (USD) in growth equity financing from a group of investors led by Wavecrest Growth Partners, with participation from MassMutual Ventures and Salesforce Ventures.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 07:52
SpherePay, a Mobile Payment App Launched in November This Year, Now Have over 60,000 Users in Singapore and Aims to Be the Leading Player in the Region

Launched early last month, mobile payment app company SpherePay, has acquired over 60,000 users in Singapore and has actively engaged users by running campaigns and strategic partnerships with reputable brands and organizations. With its mission to be South East Asia leading localized mobile payment app, SpherePay is on track of acquiring over 1 million users by end of 2018.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 07:50
Deploy Your Digital Payment Solution Securely and Easily via Gemalto's Platform Connected to Mastercard® and Visa

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces that its Trusted Service Hub (TSH) can now offer a single gateway enabling issuers to connect to the Mastercard and Visa tokenization services, simplifying the way financial institutions can launch mobile payment services. Banks and other issuers are increasingly deploying multiple payment schemes for their mobile payment offering.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 07:27
Gemalto in the Process of Reviewing the Unsolicited and Conditional Proposal by Atos

The board of Gemalto N.V. (the Company) has noted the announcement last evening of the unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos SE (Atos) to make a cash offer for all issued and outstanding shares of the Company at an offer price of EUR 46 (cum dividend in cash) (the Proposal). 

On November 28, 2017 Atos submitted its Proposal, valid until December 15, 2017 to the board of the Company. The Company subsequently informed Atos that it would carefully review the Proposal and respond to it before such date. 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 07:19
Financial IT interviews Petko Karamotchev, Director of Industria at Fintech Connect Live 2017

Financial IT interviews Petko Karamotchev, Director of Industria at Fintech Connect Live 2017



Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 07:04
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5 Tips for Successful FinTech Start-ups: How to Tackle the Biggest Financial Hurdles

All beginnings are difficult. Studies show that, on average, nine out of ten start-ups fail (1), and the shark tank that is the financial industry isn’t exactly renowned for allowing tender start-up shoots to flourish. The risk of failure and the fierce competition should not, however, deter you from launching your own FinTech. Instead, you can learn from others’ mistakes. Anyone seeking to start a successful FinTech company should carefully examine why others fail and avoid making the same mistakes.

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 17:34

NYMBUS®, the core banking modernization company, announced today that it has successfully completed the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 examination for its flagship SmartCoreâ and SmartDigitalÔ platforms. Conducted by data security compliance leader 360 Advanced, Inc., this rigorous audit and certification attests to NYMBUS’ high security protocol and effective compliance with today’s stringent regulatory environment.

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 16:39
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B-Hive and Stockholm Fintech Hub sign MoU to Collaborate & Mutually Share Knowledge

On Friday, December 8, B-Hive and Stockholm Fintech Hub signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will allow them to collaborate and cooperate through areas of mutual interest.

Fabian Vandenreydt, Executive Chairman of B-Hive, signed the MoU alongside Matthew Argent, CEO and Founder of Stockholm Fintech Hub, which states that both hubs mutually agree on the expediency of further cooperation in several areas, including a mutual exchange of trends, research and more.

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Monday, December 11, 2017 - 11:04
AIT Establishes Special Cyber Security Training Platform on Behalf of the International Atomic Energy Agency

For 60 years now the IAEA has been working for the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear power globally, supporting its members worldwide in establishing the highest safety standards for operating nuclear power plants. Today, this also includes effective contingency planning for managing cyber-attacks. The attack on Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant with the Stuxnet malware in 2010 illustrated that nuclear facilities are the target of cyber-attacks and that these attacks can lead to physical damage. 

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 10:23
Fidessa: R.J. O'Brien Announcement

Fidessa group plc today announced that R.J. O'Brien has signed a global agreement to distribute Fidessa's award-winning futures and options workstation in order to meet demand from its institutional clients, initially in the UK and Europe.

R.J. O’Brien is one of the largest independent futures brokerages and one of the world's premier clearers specialising in exchange-traded futures and options.

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 10:06


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