Recent Fintech News

Area Financial Services (AFS) Selects Alogent NXT as its Digital Banking Platform for its Family of Credit Unions

Area Financial Services, Inc. (AFS), an item processing credit union service organization (CUSO) in Northeast Ohio, will migrate its member credit unions to Alogent’s digital banking platform, NXT.

Read More

Abacode and Apptega Partner to Deliver Holistic, Framework-Based Cybersecurity and Compliance Programs

Abacode, one of the fastest growing and Top-100 Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs), will leverage the Apptega platform throughout its design-implement-manage-report process as they conduct framework-based compliance gap assessments and mature the cybersecurity programs of their clients.

Read More

Arketi Group Offers Free Reopening Readiness Checklist for Communications Professionals

Useful questionnaire helps communications teams address key opportunities for safely bringing employees back into the office

Read More

More Fintech News at TAGWire

Recent Fintech blog posts

Georgia-Based FinTech Companies Recognized at TAG Summit Technology Awards

By Don Campbell, RightCourse

At the 2020 Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Summit, one of the largest technology conferences in the Southeast, TAG announced two award groups that recognized Georgia-based technology companies for their innovation, financial impact, and their efforts at spreading awareness of the state’s technology initiatives throughout the U.S. and globally. What’s key here is that about one-third of the award winners are members of the dynamic and growing FinTech community.

Encouraging FinTech Signs Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

By Chip Harden, Ondot Systems

As the United States copes with shrinking GDP numbers and rapidly ballooning unemployment amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, there are decidedly few sectors not suffering considerably from the demand and supply shock this current environment has precipitated.

How Banks and FinTechs are Stepping Up Amid COVID-19

By Glen Sarvady, 154 Advisors

The timing couldn’t be better for TAG FinTech’s Friday panel discussion featuring executives from Alogent, Atlantic Capital Bank, Greenlight and Truist. Too often the business narrative has banks and fintech companies pitted against each other in a pitched battle for supremacy and survival. Thankfully this perception had already begun to recede- there are far more reasons for collaboration than competition among these players- but there’s nothing like a common enemy to help solidify alliances.

More Fintech blog posts

Recent FinTech Week in Review blog posts

The week in review – April 20

Each week TAG FinTech Steering Committee member Ali Raza compiles a list of newsworthy events impacting the payments ecosystem. He has graciously agreed to allow us to report his thoughts going forward. This week’s headlines include:
– Leaked pics reveal Google smart debit card to rival Apple’s
– Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency gets revamp in response to backlash
– PayPal Approved to Provide Access to Paycheck Protection Program Loans
– Student lender SoFi to acquire Galileo Financial Technologies for $1.2 billion

The week in review – March 30

Each week TAG FinTech Steering Committee member Ali Raza compiles a list of newsworthy events impacting the payments ecosystem. He has graciously agreed to allow us to report his thoughts going forward. This week’s headlines include:
Revolut launches its neobank in the US
Startup Funding Dwindles Due to Coronavirus Slowdown
Regulators Issue Inter-agency Statement on Loan Modifications, Banks Urged to Issue More Small-Dollar Loans in Response to Outbreak
Cash usage in Britain drops by half

The week in review – March 23

Each week TAG FinTech Steering Committee member Ali Raza compiles a list of newsworthy events impacting the payments ecosystem. He has graciously agreed to allow us to report his thoughts going forward. This week’s headlines include:
ICE’s Bakkt raises $300 million for consumer market push
Kabbage launches platform enabling consumers to buy gift certificates supporting small businesses during the COVID crisis
Fiserv acquires Bypass Mobile to enhance its omni-commerce offering
Square receives conditional Industrial Loan Company (ILC) charter approval, looks to offer small-business loans to Square merchants by 2021

More FinTech Week in Review blog posts