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Magma Digital Crowned Employer of the Year at the E3 Business Awards

One of Lancashire's top tech specialists is celebrating after scooping the coveted Employer of the Year Award at this year’s E3 Business Awards. The company, based in Buckshaw Village, employs some of the country’s top specialists in bespoke software development and was announced the winners at a black tie event at the University of Bolton Stadium, following a rigorous judging process. Read more »

More Than A Quarter Of Organisations Fail To Support Employees Health and Wellbeing

More than a quarter of organisations (27%) do not have any processes in place to support employees’ health and wellbeing, according to new research by Vevox, with more than one fifth (21%) of employees feeling that their manager does not care about their health and wellbeing. Read more »

Atom bank raises £50m in latest fundraising round

Atom bank, the UK’s first bank built exclusively for mobile and the UK’s most trusted bank on Trustpilot, has raised £50m in a fundraising round with participation from BBVA, Toscafund, Woodford Patient Capital Trust and funds advised by Perscitus LLP. The new capital will be used to fund further growth and to continue the bank’s investment in technology. Read more »

PayMate raises series D to accelerate growth, Visa makes strategic investment

PayMate, the market leader in B2B payments in India, today announced that it has successfully raised a new round of growth capital to accelerate expansion within India and internationally to Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (CEMEA). Investors in this Series D round include Recruit Strategic Partners (Venture capital Arm of Recruit Co. Ltd. Japan), Brand Capital, existing investor Mayfair 101, and Visa. Read more »

Icelandic acquiring bank Borgun hf. invests in cutting-edge FinTech from TruNarrative

Icelandic acquiring bank Borgun hf. – which offers Europe-wide payment processing and issuing services in Iceland – has invested in a new platform from TruNarrative, to help boost the firm’s merchant lifecycle management (MLM) and onboarding processes. As a member of Visa Europe and Mastercard International, the new platform will enable Borgun to easily adopt new merchants into its payment network, as well as quickly and securely adapt its... Read more »

Smart City and Blockchain Venture Between Interbit™ and Xinova Progresses

Interbit is pleased to announce progress with the CitizenOS Project (“the Venture”) which plans to bring smart technologies to cities worldwide. Interbit’s multi-blockchain architecture will provide the ability to handle the huge amount of data that will be generated and is expected to serve as the software platform upon which the CitizenOS Project will provide new infrastructure and the latest Interbit of Things (IoT) technology solutions to... Read more »

Juniper Research Study Finds, Digital Wallet Spend in Europe & North America to Increase by 40% in 2019

Consumer spend via digital wallets across Europe and North America will increase by 40% this year to nearly $790 billion, according to a new study from Juniper Research. Read more »

Caplin Adds Crypto to Multi-Asset Trading Platform

Caplin, the specialist provider of desktop and mobile e-trading technology, today announced the addition of cryptocurrencies to its range of technology components for multi-asset trading.  Read more »

Keynote speakers announced for 2019 P20 Global Payments Conference

P20 has announced the Agenda and first wave of keynote speakers for its global payments conference in London on 3rd October 2019. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Harmonising Global Payments’ and the agenda covers P20’s top priorities of Regulation, Cyber Security and Financial Inclusion. The conference encapsulates progress on P20’s work throughout the year and sets the action plans for 2020. The invitation only conference brings... Read more »

Union Bank & Trust Selects Newgen to Transform Customer Experience

Newgen Software Inc., a global provider of solutions managing content, processes, and communication, today announced that Union Bank and Trust (UBT) is implementing Newgen Intelligent Business Process Management (BPM) platform for enterprise-wide automation of its banking processes. Read more »

Wavestone and WGroup Announce Their Merger to Start a New and Ambitious Growth Chapter in the US

Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, WGroup is an IT executive management consultancy focused on delivering IT strategy, cost optimization, and operational improvement advisory services to IT leaders in large enterprises across North America. The Company's experience spans multiple verticals such as Healthcare and Insurance, Media & Entertainment, Global Manufacturing, Retail and Financial Services. WGroup team is... Read more »

BIMsmith and AVAIL Announce Partnership to Provide AEC Professionals with Streamlined Access to BIM Content

BIMsmith®, the leading building product research platform, and AVAIL™, a leading digital content management platform for building professionals, today announced a new partnership to develop new integrations for users of both platforms.  Read more »

TriOptima Announces Completion of First Cleared Inflation Swap Compression Run in LCH SwapClear

TriOptima, a leading infrastructure service that lowers costs and mitigates risk in OTC derivatives markets, today announced that it has completed the first cleared inflation swap compression run at LCH SwapClear. The compression run was completed on July 19 with Euro cleared inflation swaps being compressed through the triReduce service. TriOptima will go live with Sterling and US Dollar cleared inflation swaps compression in LCH SwapClear... Read more »

The Age Of Data-Driven Sports: Acronis Partners With FC INTERNAZIONALE MILANO

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection and top provider for international sports teams, today announced that it has been selected by FC INTERNAZIONALE MILANO, or Inter, for complete protection for all its data, applications, and systems – hundreds of petabytes generated by the club and millions of its fans around the world. Read more »

UK fintech Wiserfunding partners with European rating agency modefinance to launch first credit rating service specific for SMEs

Europe’s first certified credit rating for SMEs has launched today in London. The service means that SMEs can, for the first time, receive a specific credit rating that traditionally only larger, public corporates have been able to rely on to demonstrate their value and creditworthiness. Read more »

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