nCino, Inc. | September 22, 2023
nCino, Inc. officially revealed that Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, a prominent Australian financial institution, has chosen nCino as its partner to streamline and elevate business banking operations.
Adam Rowse, Chief Customer Success Officer for Business Bank and Agribusiness at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, stated,
We are pleased to partner with nCino as we step up our efforts to simplify our business. Our goal is to deliver our customers and staff with best-in-class user experience and to streamline our operations so that we can move at pace while delivering sustainable growth.
[Source – Globe Newswire]
Integrating nCino into Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's operations will harness the power of intelligent automation and process optimization, resulting in faster decision-making and allowing bankers to allocate more time to nurturing customer relationships.
Mark Bernhardi, Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand at nCino expressed enthusiasm about the partnership with Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. He emphasized nCino's role as a preferred partner for forward-thinking banks worldwide, highlighting their established success in aiding banks to scale efficiently, enhance customer experiences, and drive rapid innovation.
This strategic move aligns with the bank's comprehensive objective of simplifying its operational processes, optimizing customer as well as employee experiences, and accelerating its growth trajectory.
Mark Bernhardi also expressed excitement about collaborating with the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank team as they progress in their transformation journey to streamline operations and foster a seamless experience for customers and staff.
About Bendigo and Adelaide Bank
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is one of Australia's prominent financial institutions, with a dedicated workforce of over 7,000 professionals committed to serving a diverse customer base exceeding 2 million. The bank's vision is to secure its position as the preferred banking partner in Australia, actively contributing to the well-being of both its customers and the communities it serves.
nCino leads the global cloud banking industry with its singular software-as-a-service platform. This platform empowers financial institutions to serve various customer segments, modernize their operations, streamline client onboarding, optimize loan processes, and expedite account openings. nCino's innovative approach, strong reputation, and swift operations have fostered partnerships with over 1,850 financial service providers worldwide.
IBM | September 22, 2023
IBM Payments Center's membership in Swift Partner Programme signifies a crucial step in enhancing collaboration between these organizations.
IBM Payments provides a streamlined Swift cloud connectivity solution, liberating clients from hardware as well as software management and allowing them to focus on their core business operations.
The company's participation in Swift Partner Programme enables streamlined access, integration, and development of payment solutions through expanded APIs and comprehensive documentation.
IBM Payments Center has officially announced that it has earned a distinguished membership in the prestigious Swift Partner Programme. This achievement represents a significant step forward in strengthening the collaboration between these two organizations.
This strategic partnership synergizes effectively with IBM's expansive payments-as-a-service solution, which capitalizes on open, standards-based technologies to provide meticulously managed payment and cash management services. This collaboration will further enhance the capabilities of IBM's payment services, offering financial institutions and businesses a well-rounded, technologically advanced solution to address their payment and cash management needs.
Andrew Higgins, Senior Partner and Global Payments Leader at IBM Consulting remarked,
Our platform partnership with Swift brings the power of IBM and the reach of Swift to deliver value for financial institutions and other businesses looking for end-to-end solutions for a broad array of payment services.
[Source – Cision PR Newswire]
In collaboration with Swift Partner Programme, IBM Payments Center will provide a comprehensive end-to-end cloud-based Swift connectivity solution that aligns with Swift's infrastructure and client security standards. It will also catalyze financial institutions and enterprises looking to modernize their payment platforms and harness cutting-edge cognitive and AI technologies within a highly secure environment.
Andrew Higgins emphasized that the payments industry is on the brink of profound change, requiring modern infrastructure and heightened efficiency. He further noted that IBM is gratified to present a solution to the worldwide Swift community that harnesses the benefits of cutting-edge technology while reducing the substantial expenses linked to development, upkeep, and compliance.
This partnership offers IBM Payments Center a unique opportunity to streamline access, seamlessly integrate, and drive innovation in payment solutions. It enables the center to leverage an extended range of application user interfaces (APIs) and gain comprehensive access to API testing materials, documentation, and accreditation status, empowering them to deliver cutting-edge financial solutions efficiently.
Through its active engagement in Swift Partner Programme, IBM Payments Center has opened up new avenues for collaboration with a diverse network of over 11,000 banking institutions across more than 200 countries, fostering opportunities for synergistic partnerships and global cooperation.
Treasury Prime | September 20, 2023
Treasury Prime, a leading provider of state-of-the-art embedded banking software solutions, has formally introduced a strategic collaboration with Astra, a tech company renowned for its expertise in pioneering instant payment solutions. This partnership signifies a significant step forward in modern financial technology.
Mark Vermeersch, Chief Platform Officer at Treasury Prime, expressed that Astra's transfer technology offers remarkable speed, efficiency, and accessibility. When combined with an embedded finance marketplace, it has the potential to revolutionize transaction processes for businesses and end-users, thereby shaping a more interconnected and dynamic financial sphere.
By harnessing Astra's cutting-edge technology, Treasury Prime's customer base gains access to instant account funding and swift disbursement options via the push-to-card feature. This enhancement marks a significant stride in streamlining payment processes, promising increased efficiency and effectiveness for financial institutions and corporate entities.
Gil Akos, Co-Founder and CEO of Astra expressed enthusiasm about the partnership with Treasury Prime. He emphasized the significance of instant payment technology in revolutionizing financial transactions by providing expedited access to funds while ensuring elevated efficiency, security, and convenience levels. He anticipates that this collaboration will empower businesses to harness the potential of instant transactions, fueling growth, improving customer experiences, and promoting financial inclusion.
These recent partnerships with Sardine and Checkout.com signify Treasury Prime's commitment to forging strategic alliances, further solidifying its position as a leader in the industry. Additionally, the introduction of OneKey Banking, a pioneering multi-bank solution, and the successful closure of a $40 million Series C funding round earlier this year have underscored the company's dedication to innovation and growth within the financial technology sector.
About Treasury Prime
Treasury Prime offers comprehensive, sophisticated services, including money transfer, risk management, and access to a chartered bank's infrastructure. It collaborates with forward-thinking financial institutions to foster responsible innovation and expand access to banking products and services across diverse population segments. The company's excellence has been recognized through awards such as the Best Banking-as-a-Service Platform in the Tearsheet Embedded Awards for 2021 and 2022 and its inclusion in CB Insights' prestigious 2021 Fintech 250 list.
Astra is a prominent purveyor of cutting-edge bank-to-bank transfer technology tailored for financial institutions, fintech companies, and enterprises. Gil Akos and Sam Morgan co-founded the company in 2016. The company's distinctively designed, vertically integrated API offers a streamlined means for developers to seamlessly incorporate financial automation into their pre-existing products.