Treasury Prime and Bangor Savings Bank | September 30, 2022
Treasury Prime, a leading Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) company, today announced a partnership with Bangor Savings Bank to deliver its award-winning BaaS offerings to the bank and companies it partners with in the financial services industry.
By partnering with Treasury Prime, Bangor Savings Bank will be able to work with businesses to allow them to embed financial services into their platforms. For the Bank, this translates into expanded revenue opportunities and low-cost deposits. The addition of Bangor Savings Bank brings the total banks in the Treasury Prime bank network to 14, a key differentiator in the crowded BaaS market.
"Bangor Savings Bank's long-held culture of innovation and deep technical experience makes them an ideal partner. By adding Bangor Savings to our one-of-a-kind network of banks, we'll be able to help them quickly and cost-effectively support financial service partners, For enterprises, this partnership means even greater flexibility as they look to innovate and scale."
-Chris Dean, co-founder and CEO of Treasury Prime
Bangor Savings Bank is one of first banks on the Jack Henry core to leverage Treasury Prime's BaaS offerings. News of this partnership comes just days after Treasury Prime announced similar relationships with another Jack Henry core bank, FB Financial Corp (FirstBank) and Third Coast Bank.
We are thrilled to be part of the fintech movement and support the innovation and value they provide, while playing a vital part to ensure their success, Through this relationship the Bank can further support the good work of these financial partners by providing them with banking services to have an even broader community impact through their efforts,said Jamey Doughty, Chief Innovation Officer of Bangor Savings Bank.
About Treasury Prime
Treasury Prime is building the future of finance. Leveraging its award-winning APIs and versatile Banking as a Service (BaaS) products, Treasury Prime enables fintechs, banks and corporate partners to innovate, adapt, grow and scale to stay competitive in a rapidly changing marketplace. The company helps fintechs with a range of complex services including money transfer, risk mitigation and access to a chartered bank's infrastructure. Treasury Prime works with forward-thinking banks to extend their boundaries, helping to grow topline revenue and lower the cost of deposits. Treasury Prime was named Best Banking-as-a-Service Platform in the Tearsheet Embedded Awards 2021 and named to CB Insights' annual 2021 Fintech 250 list.
About Bangor Savings Bank
Bangor Savings Bank, with more than $7 billion in assets, offers retail banking to consumers as well as comprehensive commercial, corporate, payroll administration, merchant services, and small business banking services to businesses. The Bank, founded in 1852, is in its 170th year and currently has more than 65 branches in Maine and New Hampshire and business and/or loan production offices in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Bangor Savings Bank and The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation have invested more than $3.4 million into the community in the form of sponsorships, grants, and partnership initiatives last year.
Airwallex | September 26, 2022
Airwallex, a leading global fintech platform, announced it has been recognized as the “Startup of the Year” in the US FinTech Awards.
The US FinTech Awards celebrate the achievements and successes of the U.S. FinTech community each year. The awards honor innovators, directors, and rising stars across the U.S. industry through 20 categories. This year’s awards attracted hundreds of nominations across each category and across the full spectrum of fintech, and Airwallex is proud to be at the top.
As winner of “Startup of the Year”, Airwallex was recognized by the judging panel to be “innovative and impactful, engaging and always enabling customers in the movement of money on a global scale. This fintech is well on its way to becoming established in the U.S. market and making the world even bigger for its target clients. A lesson in excellence.”
“After launching in the U.S. just one year ago, to be able to take home the award for U.S. Startup of the Year is a true honor, That said, this is really just the beginning for Airwallex in the U.S. We are laser focused on ensuring we continue to strengthen our products and offerings so we can provide businesses in the U.S. and broader Americas region with a global infrastructure that can seamlessly support their payment and financial services needs.”
-Ravi Adusumilli, General Manager, Americas at Airwallex
Airwallex was first established in Melbourne, Australia in 2015, and is today, the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses growing beyond borders. The business operates with a team of over 1,200 employees in 19 locations across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America. In the U.S., Airwallex has a team of almost 50 across product and engineering, legal, risk & compliance, partnerships and sales, and is planning to continue expanding its U.S. team to further strengthen its foothold in the market.
Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses growing beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments and banking infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all in one single platform. Established in 2015 in Melbourne, our purpose is to connect entrepreneurs, business builders, makers and creators with opportunities in every corner of the world. Today, Airwallex has a global footprint across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.
About US FinTech Awards
The US FinTech Awards is brought to you by FinTech Intel, the global market intelligence platforms for financial services technology. The US is home to the world’s premier financial services center and a burgeoning financial technology market. These awards were developed to celebrate this incredible community, and the achievements and successes of the country’s best and brightest. The categories are designed to cover the full spectrum of fintech, and submissions are judged by an independent panel of experts.
Bank of America | September 27, 2022
Bank of America today announced the launch of QR sign-in for CashPro, a development that makes it easier for companies to access their payments, cash management and trade finance operations. The bank's 500,000 CashPro users now have the option to sign into the website using their mobile device by scanning a QR code and their biometrics via the CashPro App, replacing the need to manually enter password credentials.
"QR sign-in is a technology that's familiar to our clients from their personal lives, and now they can use it to seamlessly access CashPro, The technology kicks off a schedule of enhancements we plan to introduce to CashPro over the next 18 months that will further improve the simplicity and security of our award-winning platform."
-Tom Durkin, global product head for CashPro Platform in Global Transaction Services
Mobile authentication is a natural extension of the ubiquitous worldwide adoption of mobile devices and the increasing comfort clients have in using them for business purposes. QR sign-in is powered by patented technology that allows a mobile device to be used as a method for computer authentication. It is the first of a series of enhancements for CashPro aimed at reducing the reliance on traditional forms of user credentials and making the user experience simpler and more secure.
Bank of America listens carefully to its client users through the CashPro Client Advisory Boards that represent companies of varying size and complexity as the bank designs and implements new security and innovation features.
The CashPro Advisory Boards generate invaluable dialogue that help ensure the enhancements we make to the platform fuel our clients' own growth objectives, QR sign-in is the latest example of the collaboration achieved through the Advisory Boards,said Ken Ullmann, co-head of GTS for Global Commercial Banking at Bank of America.
Bank of America has been named the World's Best Bank for Payments and Treasury by Euromoney magazine for the past two years. Additionally, CashPro and the CashPro App consistently receive third party recognition such as:
Celent Model Bank 2022 Award for Corporate Digital Banking, Celent
Best Mobile Cash Management Software, Best Treasury and Cash Management Providers 2022: Systems and Services, Global Finance magazine
Best Mobile Technology Solution, Technology & Innovation Awards 2021, Treasury Management International (TMI)
CashPro Forecasting named Best Cash Management Project for 2022, The Asian Banker
Bank of America
Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving approximately 67 million consumer and small business clients with approximately 4,000 retail financial centers, approximately 16,000 ATMs and award-winning digital banking with approximately 55 million verified digital users. Bank of America is a global leader in wealth management, corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. Bank of America offers industry-leading support to approximately 3 million small business households through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients through operations across the United States, its territories and approximately 35 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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