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Verisk to Acquire PowerAdvocate

Acquisition positions Verisk as the leading provider of supply chain solutions to the global energy sector Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PowerAdvocate, an industry-leading provider of market, cost intelligence, and supply chain solutions serving the energy sector. PowerAdvocate is based in Boston, Massachusetts. PowerAdvocate’s proprietary, one-of-a-kind …

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December 11, 2017

SugarCRM Focuses on ‘Accelerated Innovation’ with New Cloud Offering

SugarCRMⓇ Inc. announced the general availability of the latest version of SugarⓇ On-Demand. The Fall ’17 update marks the beginning of accelerated innovation and more frequent cloud releases from SugarCRM. Sugar On-Demand is increasing its release cadence to quarterly, bringing the company’s latest innovations to customers faster. The Sugar Fall ’17 release is designed to help sales …


Duedil and Credit Data Research Join Forces

DueDil, the company information platform, announces that it is joining forces with Credit Data Research, market leader in credit behavioural analysis, to boost access to business finance. The two firms – both participants of the Nesta’s Open Up Challenge – have established a joint initiative to boost the level of information available about private companies …

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CRIF at the Launching Ceremony of Bayan Credit Bureau in Saudi Arabia

As the technology partner of Bayan, the leading business credit information provider specializing in local and international reporting and credit risk systems, CRIF developed the credit bureau platform as well as providing Bayan with business information and iTrade platforms. Established in 2015, Bayan Credit Bureau is a joint stock company licensed by the Saudi Arabian …


LiveRamp Partners with Jellyfish

Partnership Gives Clients Deeper Audience Understanding and Targeting Capabilities by Leveraging Identity Resolution Global digital marketing agency Jellyfish, and LiveRamp®, an Acxiom® company (NASDAQ:  ACXM) and the leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, today announced a partnership that will allow clients to better leverage people-based insights to measure and optimize their digital marketing efforts. The combination of this data …

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December 9, 2017

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Launches Enhanced Due Diligence Platform (EDD)

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced the launch of its enhanced due diligence (EDD) platform, LexisNexis® EDD Insight. The web-based research platform has been designed to help professionals who are responsible for financial crime compliance conduct effective investigations and due diligence, whilst reducing process inefficiencies. The new product was developed after feedback from customers, across a variety …

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December 8, 2017

LifeLock Provides Identity Protection Tailored for Aging Parents

LifeLock® Senior identity theft protection empowers its members to actively monitor threats to their senior parents’ identities, and receive support if needed LifeLock, a Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) company and a leading provider of proactive identity theft protection services, launched an identity protection product, LifeLock®Senior†, tailored to help adult children protect their senior parents from identity …


December 6, 2017

Creditinfo and dataminingapps.com in Co-operation

Creditinfo and www.dataminingapps.com have agreed to work together to conduct research into the predictive nature of location and mobile call data to enhance the ability to increase access to credit for the unbanked. With more than 2 billion people in the world without formal banking and access to credit it is important innovative methods are found to introduce …

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December 4, 2017

FactSet Integrates KIDs for PRIIPs Solution with the Avaloq Banking Suite, Helping Clients with Regulatory Compliance

Banking software and service provider Avaloq and FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading services, have announced that they have formed a strategic alliance to help clients comply with Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) requirements. Through a software integration, Avaloq clients can now use a standard adapter via …

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December 1, 2017

Credit Reference Agencies Combine to Help Henders Prepare for GDPR

Callcredit, Equifax and Experian are launching an industry-wide Credit Reference Agency Information Notice (CRAIN) in readiness for the implementation of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018. This notice will ensure that the financial industry delivers standardised, clear and consistent information to consumers to explain how credit reference agencies (CRAs) use …

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November 30, 2017

Salesforce Introduces the Quip Collaboration Platform

Now, teams are able to extend the functionality of Quip with embedded Live Apps—including calendars, polls and kanban boards—enabling teams to collaborate faster and more interactively Partners including DocuSign, Lucidchart, New Relic and more are already building native Live Apps for Quip Salesforce [NYSE: CRM] announced the Quip Collaboration Platform, enabling teams to collaborate faster …

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November 29, 2017

TransUnion Launches Mobile Credit Platform in Rwanda

TransUnion Africa, a provider of global information solutions for assessing and managing risk, has launched Menyesha, a mobile credit reporting platform, to cater to the Rwandan market. Menyesha, literally “Inform Me” in Kinyarwanda, represents a leap forward in the way this historically underserved – but rapidly digitising – population can interact with lenders and other …

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Moody’s Acquires Rockport VAL, LLC

Moody’s Corporation announced that it has made a minority investment in Rockport VAL, LLC, a provider of cloud-based commercial real estate (CRE) valuation and cash flow modeling tools. Moody’s investment is intended to accelerate and broaden Rockport VAL’s product roadmap and drive its adoption among CRE market participants. In collaboration with Rockport VAL, Moody’s Analytics will expand …

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November 28, 2017

OpenCorporates Introduces Trademarks

The OpenCorporates core mission has always been about making official public data about companies more widely available, more usable and more useful. Much of this comes from one of the 120+ company registers it uses as a primary source, but an increasing amount comes from other public sources, which now includes US and global trademark registers. This is …


TransUnion Announces Integration of DriverRisk into StoneRiver’s Insurance Management Systems

StoneRiver will be better able to lower carrier costs and increase underwriting precision and speed TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) announced that StoneRiver, Inc., a trusted insurance technology partner, has integrated TransUnion DriverRisk’s highly accurate court record violation information into its insurance management system. DriverRisk optimizes underwriting by delivering timely Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) alerts so StoneRiver’s insurance clients …

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November 27, 2017

ID Score® 9.5 Helps Companies Identify 20 Percent More Fraud

New Version of ID Analytics’ Fraud Score Uses Machine Learning to Improve Fraud Detection and Offers Rescoring Feature to Provide Alerts for Increased Risk on Approved Applications ID Analytics LLC, a leader in consumer risk management, has launched ID Score® 9.5, the latest version of the company’s advanced fraud score for new account applications. ID Score …


TruNarrative in Partnership with Credit Bureau Malaysia

TruNarrative, the global provider of fraud and compliance risk solutions has entered a collaborative partnership with Credit Bureau Malaysia. The move brings TruNarrative’s unique Financial Crime Management proposition to the Malaysian market, enabling increased protection for Credit Bureau Malaysia’s members and other prospects in the banking, financial services, insurance and telecommunications sectors. As a result, CBM will …

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November 20, 2017

Alipay Expands POS Presence with Poynt in North America

Alipay, the digital payment company affiliate of Alibaba has entered into a partnership with Poynt, the maker of smart terminals. According to a news release from Poynt, under terms of the deal, Alipay’s more than 520 million registered users in China will be able to pay with Alipay across all Poynt devices in North America. …

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November 17, 2017

CRIF & Irish Credit Bureau (ICB) to Enhance ICB’s Credit Scoring System

CRIF and ICB (Irish Credit Bureau) have announced the refreshment of the ICB’s bespoke credit scoring system, with a new version of the model, the ICB CRIF Score Version IV, to be released by the end of 2017. The ICB CRIF Score has been constantly monitored and updated, since its initial release in 2001, to …

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November 14, 2017

Lendingkart Finance Partners with CIBIL Marketplace

Fin-tech startup, Lendingkart Finance Ltd. has announced its partnership with Transunion CIBIL, one of India’s leading credit information companies. Through this partnership, self-employed professionals and small business enterprises will now be able to access loans offered by Lendingkart Finance on the CIBIL MarketPlace platform. TransUnion CIBIL maintains one of the largest collections of consumer credit …

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November 13, 2017

Cerved Appointed Special Servicer for Non-performing Loans

Cerved Appointed by Quaestio to Act as Special Servicer for The Atlante Il Fund on Approximately Euro 13 Billion of Non-Performing Loans Generated by Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena Cerved Information Solutions S.p.A. (MTA: CERV), parent holding company of the Cerved Group, the largest information provider and credit servicer in Italy, announces that the subsidiary …

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November 10, 2017

Callcredit Helps ShieldPay’s Customers Transact with Confidence

Callcredit Information Group is helping payments service firm ShieldPay provide secure online payments to its customers. ShieldPay´s unique and patent pending technology protects both buyer and seller in any payment by verifying both individuals. Using Callcredit’s ID and bank verification solutions ShieldPay can verify both party’s identity and bank account reducing the chances of peer-to-peer …

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Compliance: Introducing encompass Remediate

As we have covered extensively, regulated businesses face mounting pressures in their onboarding of new customers. The changing requirements as dictated by EU and UK law have made processes more expensive, arduous and complex. For banks and financial services firms however, the new customer onboarding scenario is only half the story. Once customers have been …

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November 9, 2017

Creditsafe Adds Turkey to Its Global Business Intelligence Platform

One of the World’s Leading Business Intelligence Platform Now Contains Insights on Over 240 Million Companies in 100 Countries Creditsafe, one of the world’s leading provider of global business intelligence, announced the addition of Turkey to its global business credit report platform.  With the addition of Turkey, Creditsafe now provides invaluable insights and information on …


November 6, 2017

Remark to Partner with Acxiom in China

Remark Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: MARK), a global digital media and technology company, announced that it is partnering in China with Acxiom® (Nasdaq:  ACXM), the data foundation for the world’s best marketers.  Acxiom will work closely with Kankan, Remark’s data and AI offering, and together they will provide research and targeting solutions for a list of clients. “Kankan’s data sources are …

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November 3, 2017

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