PR Newswire | October 25, 2023
Dragonfly Financial Technologies Corp., a digital banking and treasury management FinTech, today launched FedNow Payments, which gives banks the ability to use the recently deployed FedNowÒ Service. Launched in late July 2023, the FedNow Service is a new instant payment infrastructure developed by the Federal Reserve that allows financial institutions of every size across the U.S. to provide safe and efficient instant payment services. Dragonfly's FedNow Payments is a standalone solution that can be added to any bank's digital offering.
Dragonfly's FedNow Payments enables instant, 24/7/365 payments, which permits faster payroll processing, more intuitive bill payments, improved cash flow improving reconciliation, cash forecasting and liquidity management and enhanced overall transaction efficiency. The solution will be interoperable with existing payment systems, enabling seamless integration with various digital banking platforms and financial service providers. Real-time payments are forecasted to facilitate additional economic output to the tune of $173 billion in formal GDP, as well as forecasted to drive $184 billion in aggregated net savings for consumers and businesses.
The FedNow Service is set to transform the current payment ecosystem. As we continue to expand our digital composable banking platform, we know it's of critical importance to have the latest payment solutions available for our customers. said Jim Gillespie, Chief Product Officer at Dragonfly Financial Technologies Corp. Our FedNow Payments enables banks to provide their customers with real-time, flexible payments that are secure and scalable, and we're excited to offer this new payment option to banks that are making the jump to the FedNow Service.
Dragonfly's FedNow Payments will also be added to its industry-leading Universal Online Banking platform - the only composable banking platform on the market purpose-built for today's digital and embedded business banking needs. Because the Dragonfly platform is designed for ultimate flexibility, agility and ease of use, customers can choose the implementation option best suited for the needs and size of the bank and their corporate clients. FedNow Payments is a payments option available in each composable banking deployment: Dragonfly Digital, Dragonfly as a Service and Dragonfly Embedded Banking.
About Dragonfly Financial Technologies Corp.
Dragonfly Financial Technologies is a banking-as-a-service FinTech powering innovative digital customer experiences for commercial banking institutions. Dragonfly Commercial Banking Platform unites internal banking systems and unlocks their collective value, enabling banks to provide a superior customer experience and introduce new services with speed and ease. And with the industry's largest portfolio of APIs, the Dragonfly platform connects seamlessly to the world's most popular FinTech applications. Commercial banking customers worldwide – including top-10 banks in the US and Asia – rely on Dragonfly to initiate and collect payments and manage daily financial operations for their corporate clients. For more information, visit www.dragonflyft.com.
Genesis Global | September 25, 2023
Genesis Global, a low-code application development platform tailored for financial market organizations, has unveiled a new solution designed to streamline investment decisions for asset managers by aggregating new bond deal data. In the fast-paced primary markets for corporate bonds, asset managers often have just two hours to analyze and request allocations for new bond deals. The market's fragmentation makes this problem worse because banks use a variety of platforms, including DirectBooks, Ipreo (S&P Global), Bloomberg, Refinitiv, and email, to market about 40 new bond deals every day with frequent updates.
Genesis' customizable Primary Bond Issuance solution consolidates deal data from various sources into a single, real-time workspace. This workspace facilitates rapid decision-making by allowing portfolio managers, credit analysts, and traders to collaborate effectively.
Rahul Kambli, Product Manager for Primary Bond Issuance at Genesis, reportedly highlighted the pressure on asset managers to make quick decisions in the primary bond markets, stating,
Asset managers are under pressure to make decisions extremely quickly in bond primary markets, but failure is not an option because of the opportunity cost of missing out on the best deals.
[Source – Globe Newswire]
The Primary Bond Issuance solution incorporates AI-driven handlers to automatically process unstructured data received via instant messages and email, reducing the need for manual data entry. This AI technology is part of Genesis' broader investment in AI as a platform service across their solutions.
Key features of the solution include data aggregation, normalization, and scrubbing; AI-driven data processing; integration with analytics, reference data, and compliance systems; connectivity to order management systems for allocation requests; customizable alerts and workflow tools; full audit functionality; and collaboration tools such as Symphony for faster decision-making.
Genesis Global's Primary Bond Issuance solution is built on their low-code application development platform and offers configurability to suit user preferences for integrations and workflow design. It exemplifies Genesis' commitment to helping institutional asset managers automate their investment processes through modern applications that facilitate collaboration and data sharing among portfolio managers, traders, and credit analysts.
About Genesis Global
Genesis Global is a leading force in empowering financial market organizations with its software application platform. It specializes in creating high-performance, secure applications and transforming traditional development challenges. Genesis focuses on flexibility and excels in low-latency, high-throughput environments. It operates internationally from locations in important financial hubs with the support of Citi and the trust of organizations like BNY Mellon and ING.
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.
CapIntel | September 07, 2023
CapIntel has introduced a comprehensive digital wealth management platform called OMNI. This platform's capacity to provide a complete, all-encompassing perspective on their investments makes it easier for financial advisors to offer comprehensive guidance to their clients.
OMNI has been created to empower financial advisors, augmenting their client rapport. It is an interactive, user-friendly presentation generation tool that seamlessly incorporates compliance measures and secure sharing protocols. This integration facilitates the simplification of financial discussions, thereby fostering improved decision-making processes for advisors and investors.
James Rockwood, Founder and CEO of CapIntel, said,
With an ongoing commitment to advancing technology in the financial industry, OMNI sets the stage for a transformational shift in advisor-client and advisor-asset manager conversations. By providing advisors with a comprehensive and interactive presentation tool, OMNI aims to elevate the value proposition of advisors and create an impeccable digital experience for clients.
[Source: Cision PR Newswire]
He believes the introduction of OMNI would further strengthen the bond between advisors and their clients, ultimately improving their financial outcomes. He emphasized that this release marked a significant milestone in CapIntel's vision to reshape the financial industry and assist advisors in their digital transformation endeavors.
The CapIntel platform is centered around creating contemporary, easily accessible, trustworthy, enlightening, and personalized financial presentations. These presentations serve a dual purpose - enabling advisors to demonstrate the significance of human relationships and expertise while enhancing their comprehension of financial objectives and their attainability for retail investors. The forthcoming launch of OMNI represents an occasion for North American advisors to encounter this pioneering platform's capabilities and possibilities directly.
CapIntel enhances the overall experience of wealth management professionals and investors through its user-friendly, web-based applications. At the core of the company's mission is elevating personal finance, with a significant focus on nurturing wealth growth through strategic investments while fostering meaningful dialogues between advisors and their clients. CapIntel's platform empowers financial experts to provide transparent, data-driven, and personalized information to their clients, enabling them to gain a deeper understanding of their investment portfolios and find reassurance in the security of their financial futures.