Sysnet Global Solutions, the leading provider of cyber security and compliance solutions for SMBs, today announced that it has acquired the Managed Compliance Solutions (MCS) division of ControlScan, Inc., a U.S. leader in managed security services specialising in compliance, detection and response. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition establishes Sysnet as the largest provider of compliance and security management services to almost 4 million small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and payment processing organizations worldwide.
OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of leadership development solutions from Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning to its comprehensive catalog of 20,000+ elearning courses, delivering high-impact digital learning content that drives business results. “We are delighted to welcome one of the best-known names in business education to the OpenSesame catalog,” said Spencer Thornton, Senior Vice President of Curation at OpenSesame.
Bought by Many in the UK will remain the same, but a new branch will be opened in Sweden. Pet insurer and insurtech Bought by Many has rebranded as ManyPets in Sweden. The new name demonstrates the company’s focus on creating unique pet insurance policies that meet pet owners’ needs, delivering first-class customer service and a competitive claims experience. A new Swedish branch - authorised by Swedish financial regulator the Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) - has also opened ahead of the Brexit deadline.
McLean identity management startup ID.me has announced a massive expansion, with plans to hire more than 1,000 employees in Northern Virginia by the end of 2021. The company said this week it has already hired 300 new employees since the start of 2020, causing its total headcount to balloon to 350 now. It's also opened up two new locations in Tysons, though only its essential workers are reporting to its physical offices.
Today, RapidRatings, the leading provider of financial health data and analytics, announced the expansion and enhancement of the FHR Network®—an innovative and secure membership platform that gives private company suppliers the ability to share their financial health rating and build more meaningful relationships with global business partners. RapidRatings previously unveiled the FHR Network at the firm’s 2nd Annual Client Summit. Since launch, membership has grown by the thousands—with suppliers onboarding during the pandemic—worldwide.
A slight change of pace, a series of interviews with interesting people within the Fintech space. First up, Thomas Kim of Enfusion... Thomas Kim was named CEO in early 2020 to build upon Enfusion’s success as an industry-leading technology and managed services provider to global hedge funds and investment managers.
Credorax, a fintech bank and smart payments provider, announced on Tuesday it has added Google Pay and Apple Pay to its payment method offering. Credorax reported that both methods may now be added to merchants’ accounts as payment options for their shoppers alongside the more than 150 global payment methods the platform offers.
ID.me, a federally certified identity provider, announced today that the company will be hiring over 1,000 new employees in Northern Virginia before the end of 2021 to fuel its continued hyper-growth. The company has hired over 300 new employees since the start of 2020 and opened up two new office locations in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Since the onset of the pandemic, ID.me has experienced explosive growth as consumers have shifted the majority of their shopping, banking, healthcare and government interactions online due to social distancing protocols.
Sunlight Financial, a technology enabled, leading point-of-sale finance company, today announced that more than $3 billion in loans to finance solar systems and other home improvement projects have been originated through the Sunlight platform. Nearly 100,000 homeowners nationwide have installed solar with Sunlight’s support. The more than 750 MW of solar that these nearly 100,000 Sunlight financed systems will produce is enough solar energy to avoid more than 15 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions.
VPay, a leading turnkey claim payments platform, today announced that it has been named a 2020 Top 100 Places to Work winner by The Dallas Morning News. VPay was ranked No. 14 for mid-sized companies, up from No. 26 last year. Additionally, Andy Roberts, CEO of VPay, was named CEO of the Year for mid-sized companies. "I’m proud to receive this industry recognition. It wouldn’t be possible without our team of hard-working, forward-thinking employees,” said Andy Roberts, CEO of VPay.