Paducah, Ky. // www.csiweb.com
End-to-end financial tech solutions company Computer Services Inc. has introduced CSIbridge, an open application programming interface platform designed to give banks the ability to build custom technology integrations with the goals of maximizing efficiency and enhancing competitiveness.
Chicago, Ill. // www.bai.org
Independent, non-profit BAI has unveiled its Market Level Analysis research program, a comparative analytics program that identifies how financial institutions perform in specific markets relative to competitors in the area.
Fort Lauderdale Fla. // www.myvelocity.com
Through the acquisition of CourtesyConnect/CourtesyLimit, an automated overdraft system provided by CourtesyCloud Management Solutions, LLC (a BSG Financial Group company), Velocity Solutions, LLC now provides a cloud-based courtesy overdraft management system. The software and processes allow financial institutions of all sizes to automate their overdraft service and manage it as a line of business, hoping to enhance account holder experience, compliance and revenue. CourtesyLimit, a risk-management component, provides data analysis capabilities to create overdraft limits tailored to an individual’s repayment capacity.
“This acquisition allows us to provide our overdraft solutions to a broader base of financial institutions, including those who are seeking a cloud-based solution,” said Christopher Leonard, CEO of Velocity. “We are better equipped than ever to help financial institutions of all sizes achieve the optimal balance of revenue, service and compliance — the three essential pillars of a complete and proactive overdraft management system.”
New York, N.Y. // www.weconvene.com
For publicly traded companies, earnings calls can require quite a bit of logistical wrangling, but WeConvene, a meeting platform that previously catered to capital markets companies, has introduced new functionality it believes will streamline the earnings call preparation and management process for public companies, C-suite executives, investor relations professionals, investors and sell-side analysts.
London, U.K. // www.rbrlondon.com
While most ATM transactions are still done the old fashioned way — card + PIN — advanced software platforms exist that support a wider range of technologies and options. Increasingly, consumers are showing interest in near field communication and contactless transactions as well as QR codes and pre-staged transactions. (The latter is initiated via a mobile device and completed at the ATM.) Mobile transactions via Bluetooth and one-time codes have not taken off yet, but research from London-based consulting firm RBR shows they may soon.