November 28, 2018

ReliaQuest’s Brian Murphy featured in Tampa Bay Business & Wealth: Doing simple well

When asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, a young Brian Murphy had it all figured out. “I was going to go to Florida State University, I was going to major in accounting and I was going to be in business,” Murphy says as he laughs earnestly. “My view of business was what I saw in the movies. The concept of business was a big building and a briefcase. and it was so different than anything elseI saw around me at the time.” In fact, Murphy used a briefcase in school instead of a backpack. It didn’t matter. A laser-focused person since he was a child, Murphy is the kind of man that sets his mind to a mission and heads off to conquer it. Failure is not in his vernacular.

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November 26, 2018

EBANX integrates with credit cards in Argentina

EBANX, global fintech company that offers end-to-end local payment solutions from Latin America to global digital commerce merchants, has announced the integration with local credit cards in Argentina. Websites that sell cross-border to the country can rely on EBANX solutions to reach all consumers that like to pay for online purchases using domestic credit cards. Apart from accepting local cash payments and payments made with credit cards from international schemes in Argentina, EBANX merchants will also be able to accept payments with credit cards from two major Argentinian local schemes – Cabal and Naranja.

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November 21, 2018

VPay in PaymentsSource: ‘Uberization’ of retail still has lots of room for growth

Today’s consumers expect companies to follow the Amazons, Netflixes and Ubers of the world in providing a streamlined digital experience, including how they move money to cover the costs of goods and how they receive payment from other parties. Fewer than 30 percent of CFOs across industries say their organizations are investing in new technologies to enhance the efficiency of their financial processes, controls and analytical and decision support, and this limits their potential to elevate the consumer experience. When companies cling to outdated methods of payment processing, the results is a highly fragmented consumer experience. It also adds unnecessary administrative costs and decreases efficiency.

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November 19, 2018

MarketsandMarkets Global Vice President of Automotive & Transportation Lisa Whalen to Speak at AI & Big Data Expo North America 2018

AI & Big Data Expo North America 2018 is a leading industry trade show focused on providing attendees the opportunity to explore and discover the practical and successful implementation of AI & Big Data to drive businesses forward in 2018 and beyond. The expo will be co-hosted alongside the IoT Tech Expo, the largest global gathering for the Internet of Things sector, the Blockchain Expo and the Cyber Security & Cloud Expo. As a whole, the event will attract in excess of 13,000 attendees for two days of insightful content covering the whole ecosystem surrounding AI, Big Data, IoT, Blockchain, Cyber Security & Cloud.

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November 15, 2018

ReliaQuest Ranked on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500

ReliaQuest, the leader in Security Model Management, today announced it ranked 214th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. ReliaQuest grew 451 percent during this period. ReliaQuest’s Chief Executive Officer, Brian Murphy, credits a strong culture and hardworking employees with the company’s 451 percent revenue growth. “It’s amazing to see our teams deliver outcomes for our customers and our business that are both rewarding and help them grow in their careers,” said ReliaQuest CEO Brian Murphy. “I couldn’t be prouder of the work the ReliaQuest team has done to build and maintain such a high-performance culture.”

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November 15, 2018

InvestCloud offers ‘periodic table’ of apps to help wealth managers digitalise

Invest Cloud, which supports more than USD1.7 trillion of assets for managers with under USD50 billion, in addition to several of the largest financial institutions, has recently seen its UK business expanding, not least with the June purchase of rplan for USD20 million. Andy Creak (pictured), EVP Business Development, at InvestCloud, explains that the company has eight offices around the world, including London, and is building up its capacity in the UK, with the office growing from 10s of people to 60 in the last 12 months. “Through apps, we provide the ability for any wealth adviser to get this automated investment platform for their clients,” Creak says. “The periodic table showing the library of apps allows you to create the proposition you want.”

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November 15, 2018

A-LIGN Recognized as a Seminole 100 Company for the Second Consecutive Year

A-LIGN is honored to be recognized for the second consecutive year on Florida State University (FSU)’s annual Seminole 100 list. Presented jointly by the Florida State University, Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, the FSU Alumni Entrepreneurship and Inc. Magazine, the Seminole 100 recognizes and celebrates the fastest-growing U.S. businesses owned and operated by prestigious FSU alumni. The 2019 Seminole 100 list includes businesses of all industries located across the United States, with seventy-seven businesses located in Florida.

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November 15, 2018

Centro Signs On 100 Agencies In 2018, Budgets 150 New Hires For 2019

Centro has signed on 100 agencies for self-serve software contracts in the first three quarters of 2018. The growth has promoted the company to budget between 140 and 150 employees to the payroll in 2019. Shawn Riegsecker, Centro CEO, said the company’s growth is partially attributable to its platform Basis, which took more than five years to build. It automates direct-to-vendor media buying, programmatic advertising, and universal campaign reporting that includes search and social, business intelligence reporting, and media operations.

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November 15, 2018

Interview with Shafqat Islam, Co-Founder and CEO, NewsCred

Tell us about your role and journey into technology. How did you start NewsCred? I spend most of my time managing the strategic growth of the company and learning from our customers about how our platform can help marketing organizations work better together to increase their performance. In college, I was a Computer Science major and afterwards, I went into banking at Merrill Lynch. The day I got married, I decided to quit and start NewsCred. It has evolved several times before becoming a Content Marketing Platform provider. And we are continuing to iterate by building an Integrated Marketing Edition of the NewsCred CMP that helps entire marketing teams work together to deliver a content experience across all touchpoints that define and shapes the customer journey of a brand.

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November 14, 2018

Banking Technology Recognizes GigaSpaces Real-Time Analytics and Extreme Transactional Processing Platform

GigaSpaces, the provider of InsightEdge, a leading in-memory real-time analytics platform announced today together with two of its customers that they have been shortlisted for three Banking Technology Awards; Best Use of IT in Treasury and Capital Markets for Daiwa Capital Markets and Société Générale, Top Digital Innovation for Daiwa Capital Markets and Best Use of Data for Société Générale. Now in their 19th year, the Banking Technology Awards recognize excellence and innovation in the use of IT in financial services worldwide.

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