FinTech News

Financial Technology and Fintech News – Including news related to mortgage technology, SaaS, finance tech, loan origination, appraisal management, and related fintech topics from the Send2Press Newswire service.


SafeChain Announces Founding Title Partners in Blockchain Network

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, in partnership with 9 independent title agents in Ohio, has launched a blockchain-backed network that enables peer-to-peer transfers of prior title insurance policies to streamline the title search process and drive down costs for member agencies.

LBA Ware to Exhibit in Innovation Alley at Second Annual FinTech South Conference

MACON, Ga., April 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that it will be an exhibiting company in Innovation Alley at FinTech South 2019, the Southeast’s largest event dedicated to financial innovation.

SafeChain Partners with Adeptive to Provide Fraud-Free Closings for ResWare Customers

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, an industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain applications for land title, announced today that Adeptive Software has integrated SafeWire into ResWare, Adeptive’s powerful title and escrow production software.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Kerry Webb as Director of Business Development

ADDISON, Texas, April 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that it has hired Kerry Webb as Executive Managing Director of Business Development. In this role, Webb will be responsible for recruiting, managing and motivating teams of mortgage professionals to meet and exceed productions goals that align with the overall company’s strategic volume growth and profitability goals.

DocMagic Earns a Spot on the HW TECH100 For the Sixth Straight Year

TORRANCE, Calif., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of dynamic loan document preparation, automated regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage solutions, announced that HousingWire has honored the company with the HW TECH100(tm) award for the sixth year in a row.

FormFree Joins Financial Data Exchange (FDX)

ATHENS, Ga., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree announced today that it has joined the Financial Data Exchange (FDX), a non-profit group that promotes information sharing and security standards for the financial sector. A leading provider of digital asset, income and employment verification, FormFree brings over a decade of experience in protecting the safety and integrity of sensitive consumer data.

LBA Ware Founder and CEO Lori Brewer Selected as 2019 Tech All-Star by Mortgage Bankers Association

MACON, Ga., March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that company Founder and CEO Lori Brewer has been named a winner of the 2019 MBA Insights Tech All-Star award. Brewer accepted her award today during the opening session of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2019 in Dallas.

Global DMS Launches SnapVal to Provide Instant, Accurate, Guaranteed Appraisal Pricing Early on in the Origination Process

DALLAS, Texas, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MBA’s Technology Solutions Conference & Expo — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, today announced the official rollout of SnapVal(TM), an automated solution that utilizes the property address to return a guaranteed price on any residential appraisal in the U.S.

Maryland Now E-recording Statewide with Simplifile

PROVO, Utah, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that St. Mary’s County, Md., has adopted its e-recording service.

IDS Adds Full Mortgage eClosing Capabilities with Release of ClickToClose

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has augmented its flagship doc prep platform idsDoc to include full eClosing capabilities through a new service called ClickToClose.

NotaryCam-DocMagic Integration Delivers Remote Online Notarization, eClosing Capabilities for Mid America Mortgage

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, the leader in online notarization solutions, today announced that eMortgage pioneer Mid America Mortgage is now using the firm’s integration with DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, to conduct remote online notarizations (RONs) through DocMagic’s Total eClose platform.

OpenClose Extends its Digital Mortgage Ecosystem with New POS Offering – ConsumerAssist Digital POS

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it is has scheduled a May release for the official rollout of its much anticipated digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) solution, ConsumerAssist Digital POS.

NEXT Mortgage Conference Announces Summer Dates: Aug. 26-27, 2019

EDMOND, Okla., March 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of the NEXT women’s mortgage tech summit, has announced its summer 2019 event dates. The event, hashtagged #NEXTSummer19, will take place Aug. 26-27, 2019 at The Gwen Hotel in Chicago. Registration will open to the public in April 2019.

National Association of Appraisers (NAA) and Anow forge partnership to bring cutting edge appraisal software to real property appraisers members

SAN ANTONIO, Texas and RED DEER, Alberta, March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anow, creator of the leading software for real estate appraisal offices, today announced it has forged a partnership with the National Association of Appraisers (NAA) to make Anow’s appraisal office management platform more readily accessible to members of the professional organization.

OpenClose LOS Platform, POS System and PPE Receives the Highest Overall Satisfaction and Lender Loyalty Score in STRATMOR’s New ‘Technology Insight Study’

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that STRATMOR Group’s most recent Technology Insight Survey ranked the company’s LOS platform, point-of-sale (POS) system, and product and pricing engine (PPE) as having the highest Overall Satisfaction and Lender Loyalty Score out of any vendor surveyed in the mortgage industry.

seriesOne Acquires Dynamo Development to Accelerate its Global Expansion Efforts and Bring Software Development In-House

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — seriesOne Inc., a leading global digital security fundraising platform led by leaders with over 20 years of traditional investment banking, venture capital and technology experience, today announced its acquisition of Dynamo Development, a custom software development company with a mature engineering team based in the Ukraine.

Totle Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Republic

DETROIT, Mich., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Totle, the startup powering rapid growth in the world of decentralized finance (DeFi) by providing optimized exchange functionality, today announced their partnership with Republic – a leading crypto and equity investment platform backed by Binance and AngelList that enables anyone to be an angel investor.

ReverseVision Voted ‘Best in Show’ by Attendees of NEXT Women’s Mortgage Event in February

EDMOND, Okla., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, a creator of events for women mortgage executives, has announced that ReverseVision has been voted Best in Show for the live technology showcase at its February 2019 technology conference. This distinction is awarded to the technology showcase participant that presented the most compelling solution, as determined by attendee vote.

Anow integrates Veros PATHWAY and VeroSELECT, adds VeroSCORE QC to appraisals submitted by mortgage lenders

RED DEER, Alberta, March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anow, developer of appraisal firm management software that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, today announced appraiser productivity and appraisal quality integrations with Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros(r)), a leading developer of enterprise risk management, collateral valuation and predictive analytics services.

Simplifile Now E-recording in 1,900 Counties Nationwide

PROVO, Utah, March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that Logan County, Illinois, is the 1,900th jurisdiction to join Simplifile’s e-recording network.

LBA Ware Named Ellie Mae Experience 2019 Exhibitor

MACON, Ga., March 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that it will exhibit at Ellie Mae Experience 2019, which will be held March 10-13, 2019, at Moscone West in San Francisco, California. This year’s conference theme, “Driving Innovation Home,” encourages attendees to learn about the latest technologies defining the mortgage industry.

FormFree to Help Kick Off Ellie Mae Experience 2019 as Welcome Reception Sponsor and Exhibitor

ATHENS, Ga., March 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) announced it will help kick off Ellie Mae’s (NYSE: ELLI) annual user conference, Ellie Mae Experience 2019, as a sponsor of the event’s welcome reception and “wine tasting tour” on Monday, March 11. Ellie Mae Experience 2019 takes place March 10-13 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

TRK Connection Hires Chris Bruner as Senior Vice President of National Sales

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control (QC) and origination management solutions, announced today it has hired Chris Bruner, CMB, AMP, as Senior Vice President of National Sales.

Matic Obtains SOC 2 Type II Certification

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, the digital homeowners insurance marketplace built for mortgage servicers and lenders, announced that it has successfully completed a Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II audit. Conducted by IS Partners, LLC, a globally recognized certified public accounting firm, the audit verifies that Matic’s information security practices.

Major Utah Title Agency Cottonwood Title Selects SafeWire from SafeChain

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Cottonwood Title Insurance Agency, Inc., one of the largest independent title agencies in Utah, has adopted SafeWire(TM) to protect the wire transactions facilitated by its agents across the Wasatch Front.

Base Zero Crypto Custody Keeps Financial Institutions Safe from Theft, Fraud, and Accidental Loss of Client Cryptocurrency Assets

BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-signature transaction authorization has become more secure and more convenient, thanks to Base Zero’s handheld signer devices. The devices work in combination with flexible security software that smoothly integrates with existing financial systems. Base Zero institutional crypto custody enables offline safekeeping of client crypto assets while maintaining 24/7 real-time asset access and transaction capability.

TRK Connection Announces Enhanced Integration with Ellie Mae’s Encompass Digital Mortgage Solution

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control (QC) and origination management solutions, announced that its flagship mortgage QC audit platform Insight Risk & Defect Management (RDM) is now available through the Ellie Mae Encompass Digital Lending Platform via Ellie Mae’s Encompass Partner Connect APIs.

OpenClose Integrates its LOS with Continuity Programs’ Mortgage CRM

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced it has completed an integration with Continuity Programs, Inc.’s cloud-based MyCRMDashboard.com customer relationship management (CRM) software.

American Financial Network Deploys CompenSafe to Provide Real-Time Reporting of Loan Originator Compensation

MACON, Ga., Feb. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, announced today that American Financial Network, Inc. (AFN), a mortgage lender with more than 125 branches nationwide, has adopted CompenSafe to manage loan originator (LO) compensation plans with greater efficiency and transparency.

IDS Caps Off a Successful 2018 with New Mortgage Doc Prep System Functionality, LOS Integrations, and Individual Honors

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it completed 139 updates to its flagship mortgage document preparation platform idsDoc in 2018. These updates were made in response to regulatory, client and investor directives.

American Society of Appraisers (ASA) partners with Anow to give real property appraisers a competitive edge

RED DEER, Alberta and WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anow, creator of the leading software for real estate appraisal offices, today announced a partnership with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) that gives members a significant discount off Anow’s core appraisal office management platform and early access to the tech firm’s cutting-edge products currently in development.

Nevada Now E-recording Statewide with Simplifile

PROVO, Utah and CARSON City, Nev., Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that Mineral County, Nev., has adopted its e-recording service.

Digital mortgage provider Cloudvirga closes 2018 with customers producing nearly $200B in loan volume, secures $50m in capital

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, closed the books on 2018 with a 54 percent year-over-year increase in mortgage loan volume processed through its intelligent Mortgage Platform(TM). The strong 2018 results topped a long list of achievements.

Business Association of Real Estate Appraisers (BAREA) partners with Anow to empower appraisal firms in Canada with transformative tech

RED DEER, Alberta, Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anow, the appraisal firm management software developer that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, today announced a partnership that makes its powerful appraisal technology platform available to members of the Business Association of Real Estate Appraisers (BAREA).

FormFree Builds on Its Success in 2018 with Addition of New Products and Industry Partnerships, Including Freddie Mac

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a banner 2018 that included new partnerships, a product launch and several industry accolades, automated verification provider FormFree anticipates continued growth and innovation in 2019 thanks in part to an expanded focus on serving the needs of independent mortgage brokers.