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Financeit Awarded 2019 Company of the Year in Lending By Canadian Lenders Association

Financeit Awarded 2019 Company of the Year in Lending By Canadian Lenders Association

November 25, 2019 - On November 20, 2019, The Canadian Lenders Association (CLA) announced that Financeit was the 2019 Company of the Year in Lending.

DefenseStorm Successfully Completes (SOC) 2® Type II Audit Examination

DefenseStorm Successfully Completes (SOC) 2® Type II Audit Examination

November 15, 2019 - DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, successfully completed a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 ® Type II Audit examination for their security data platform in August 2019.

Former Square Chief Lending Counsel Joins LA-Based Startup Scratchpay

Former Square Chief Lending Counsel Joins LA-Based Startup Scratchpay

November 13, 2019 - n a major acquisition for financial technology startup Scratchpay (and Silicon Beach), Jin Han, former Chief Lending Counsel of Square and General Counsel of Klarna US, has agreed to join the company as General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer.

Animal startups making it rain cats and dogs as spending rises

Animal startups making it rain cats and dogs as spending rises

October 31, 2019 - Investors are turning to pet-focused startups as consumers continue to increase their spending on furry friends. Scratchpay, which provides payment plans for vet care, announced this week that it secured $65 million in debt and equity through a second round of funding. And Because Animals, which is developing pet food with meat grown from a tissue culture rather than farmed animals, announced it had closed a round of seed funding with new investors.

Market America | SHOP.COM Partners with Hurdlr to Further Support UnFranchise Owner Financial Success Worldwide

Market America | SHOP.COM Partners with Hurdlr to Further Support UnFranchise Owner Financial Success Worldwide

October 30, 2019 - The partnership enables Market America's UnFranchise Owners to run more profitable and sustainable businesses by leveraging Hurdlr's platform to save significant time and money.

Scratchpay Fetches $65 Million of Debt and Equity to Help More Pets Get Access to Vet Care with Simple, Friendly Payment Options

Scratchpay Fetches $65 Million of Debt and Equity to Help More Pets Get Access to Vet Care with Simple, Friendly Payment Options

October 29, 2019 - Scratchpay, the nation's leading provider of payment plans for veterinary care, announced today that it has secured $65 million of debt and equity through a Series B funding round.

DefenseStorm Names New President, Makes Other Management Changes

DefenseStorm Names New President, Makes Other Management Changes

October 28, 2019 - DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, has promoted Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) Steve Soukup to President.

Teen debit cards: A real-world way to teach your kids about money

Teen debit cards: A real-world way to teach your kids about money

October 25, 2019 - How do you teach your kids about money in an increasingly cashless society? These app-based cards put parents in control, but let kids make mistakes without getting into serious trouble.

Mastercard Expands Biller Roster To Enable Real-Time Bill Pay

Mastercard Expands Biller Roster To Enable Real-Time Bill Pay

October 21, 2019 - Mastercard announced that it is rolling out Mastercard Bill Pay Exchange with the help of several new partners

New 3rd party app offers Uber, Lyft riders ways to save money

New 3rd party app offers Uber, Lyft riders ways to save money

October 21, 2019 - A new app called Freebird has chosen Nashville as their pick to launch a new companion app for ride-sharing customers.