• Feb. 22, 2017, 5:41 pm

Alt-Finance

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Assurity, V-Key to deliver new authentication

Assurity, V-Key to deliver new authentication

Assurity Trusted Solutions (Assurity) and digital mobile security provider V-Key have united to provide authentication via V-Tap, which is V-Key’s mobile soft token application. V-Tap will provide security and convenience for commercial online services consumers receiving service through Assurity’s National ...

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FinMkt adds Tim Duncan to advisory board

FinMkt adds Tim Duncan to advisory board

  Financial services marketplace technology provider FinMkt has appointed Tim Duncan to its advisory board. He will consult on strategy and product development. Two decades ago Mr. Duncan founded a company which employed the internet to deliver makes data, research and ...

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ITRC/CyberScout report details data breach trends

ITRC/CyberScout report details data breach trends

The number of U.S. data breaches continues to grow dramatically, data from a report released by the Identity Theft Resource Centre (ITRC) and CyberScout shows, but the true growth rate is tougher to determine. Tracked data breaches in 2016 totaled ...

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Platform Black rebrands as Sancus Finance

Platform Black rebrands as Sancus Finance

Following a strategic operations review by owner GLI Finance Ltd., United Kingdom marketplace lender Platform Black has changed its name to Sancus Finance Ltd, effective immediately. GLI transfers its holdings in Platform Black to Sancus BMS Group Ltd. Sancus Finance’s ...

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LendIt Forums are mini conferences

LendIt Forums are mini conferences

A prominent lending and fintech conference is offering mini conferences to people interested in leaning more about the space. LendIt Forums are free learning events for asset managers, real estate investors, financial advisors, commercial bankers, lending innovators, and venture capitalists. ...

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PrimeRevenue names Laird to global sales post

PrimeRevenue names Laird to global sales post

Working capital finance platform PrimeRevenue has named Erik Laird as senior vice president and global head of sales. He is expected to lead a growing international sales force. Mr. Laird joins PrimeRevenue from digital risk monitoring firm RiskIQ where he ...

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Hyperledger Project seeks to advance blockchain tech

Hyperledger Project seeks to advance blockchain tech

A collaborative industry effort with the goal of advancing blockchain technology has added eight new members who will work toward an open standard for distributed ledgers. Hosted by the Linux Foundation, the Hyperledger Project now has more than 100 members. ...

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