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Imagine Software Sponsors the 2014 AsiaHedge China Forum in Shanghai
9/9/2014 11:18:34 AM
Imagine Software, a leading global provider of financial risk and portfolio management solutions, will showcase its real-time technology as a sponsor of the AsiaHedge China Forum in Shanghai on September 10, 2014. Focused on the development of China’s growing onshore hedge fund industry, the AsiaHedge China Forum brings together key regulators, managers and investors to …
World Bank Country Director Visits Mauritius to Discuss Development Challenges and Opportunities, and Reinforce Ties
9/9/2014 9:50:06 AM
The World Bank Country Director for Mauritius , Madagascar, Mozambique, Seychelles, and Comoros, Mr. Mark Lundell, will visit Mauritius from September 10-15; his first official visit to Mauritius in his capacity. This visit will serve to review the current stage of cooperation between Mauritius and the World Bank Group in view of its strengthening.      During his stay, Mr. …
Gemalto Unveils the Most Comprehensive Hub Service to Accelerate the Roll-out of Mobile Payment and other Secure Services on Mobile
9/8/2014 4:55:51 PM
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today introduces its Allynis Trusted Services Hub , a turnkey business service that enables financial institutions, enterprises, transport operators and more generally all digital service providers to benefit from a single connection in order to securely deploy their value-added and mobile payment …
Allstate Publishes Corporate Responsibility Report, "Force for Good"
9/8/2014 3:49:47 PM
Today Allstate released its annual Corporate Responsibility report, titled Force for Good . The report focuses on Allstate’s efforts to bring out the good in people’s lives by delivering solutions to challenging societal issues, strengthening communities and elevating its sustainable business practices. This is Allstate’s twelfth corporate responsibility report. "Force for …
Barclays first in UK to launch new Biometric Reader for customers
Barclays first in UK to launch new Biometric Reader for customers
9/5/2014 7:49:48 PM
Barclays, in partnership with Hitachi Europe Ltd. is ramping up the fight against fraud with the launch of the Barclays Biometric Reader, developed with Hitachi’s Finger Vein Authentication Technology (VeinID*) - a new, ground-breaking method for customer authentication in UK banking. By simply scanning their finger, customers will be able to easily access their online bank …
Georgia Educator Named First $250,000 Winner of Wells Fargo’s “What Makes a Home” Contest
9/5/2014 1:13:34 PM
David Meeks of Forsyth, Georgia submitted a photo capturing the excitement of his little boy’s reaction to seeing his own room for the first time in the family’s new home.  The photo and accompanying story resulted in him becoming the first $250,000 winner in the Wells Fargo “What Makes a Home” contest. David and Melissa Meeks said the contest win will enable them to pay off …
China: GEF supports demonstration of climate smart crop production
9/5/2014 9:38:42 AM
Recently the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a grant of US$5.1 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to the People’s Republic of China in support of the Climate Smart Staple Crop Production Project. China’s intensive crop production relies on high consumption and inefficient use of fertilizers, pesticides and irrigation water inputs. The …
Forum Highlights Importance of Global Standards to Advance Responsible Digital Finance
9/4/2014 2:45:58 PM
The fifth annual Responsible Finance Forum took place on August 28-29, 2014 in Perth, Australia, convening over 100 industry, government and private sector leaders to discuss how digital financial services can be delivered in a transparent, fair and safe manner. Focusing exclusively on the use of technology to provide financial services and products for the poor, the Forum …
The Carlyle Group Releases Latest in ValuCast Podcast Series
9/4/2014 12:00:38 PM
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) today released the latest in its ValuCast audio podcast series, “Global Energy: What’s Hot & What’s Not -- Parts I & II” featuring a conversation with Kenneth Hersh, Co-Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of NGP Energy Capital Management; Robert Mancini, Managing Director and Co-Head of Carlyle Power …
MiiPharos is Taking Your Security Seriously
MiiPharos is Taking Your Security Seriously
9/4/2014 11:47:09 AM
The masters of disruption technology MiiPharos are getting seriously inside the heart of the market day-by-day with the complete set of product, devices, cloud services, and Apps.   MiiPharos is using the latest ibeacon, bluetooth 4 technology to analyze consumer’s behavior and make ecoupon redemption easier. All of this while promoting everything the eco-friendly way …
Aviva takes preliminary step in proposed initial public offering of its turkish life and pensions joint venture
9/4/2014 11:22:19 AM
Aviva plc (“Aviva”) and Hacı Ömer Sabancı Holding A.S. (“Sabanci”) are assessing a potential initial public offering of a minority stake (up to 20%) in their life and pensions business AvivaSA Emeklilik ve Hayat A.S. (“AvivaSA”). As part of the process, AvivaSA has today submitted a Turkish-language prospectus ( “ Izahname ” ) to the Turkish Capital …
News Release Financial Advisor Joins Janney Montgomery Scott in NYC Branch Office
9/4/2014 10:50:00 AM
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leadingfull-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, announced that Michael Coraggio has joined Janney’s New York City Whitehall branch office as Executive Vice President/Investments. Michael joins Janney from BB&T Scott & String fellow, where he had been a …
Optimal Payments to Speak on Current Payment Issues within the European Dating Industry at iDate on September 8-9, 2014
Optimal Payments to Speak on Current Payment Issues within the European Dating Industry at iDate on September 8-9, 2014
9/4/2014 7:00:00 AM
New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Optimal Payments (LSE AIM: OPAY), a global provider of online payment solutions will speak at the 11th Annual European iDate Internet Dating Conference ( ).  The event takes place on September 8-9, 2014 in Cologne, Germany at the Barcelo Cologne City Center.   Alessandro Bruno-Bossio, Head of …
USFS Now Focusing Its Efforts on Commercial Owner Financed Notes
9/3/2014 6:17:19 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: U.S. Funding Solutions, Inc. is shifting its focus from the purchase of residential owner financed notes to commercial owner financed notes. Its new commercial mortgage note buyer programs cover holders seeking to sell a note or sell a  Deed of Trust or Mortgage and note created from the sale of a commercial property. “It’s important to offer these …
Michael Gill is Releasing a New Video Discussing Political Advertising in New Hampshire
9/3/2014 6:13:58 PM
Over the last few months, Mike Gill has been documenting his allegations of corruption and organized crime in the State of New Hampshire in a series of videos.  Today he is releasing another video in this series titled “Translation”. In this video, Mike Gill continues his explanation surrounding concerns about the advertising and political platforms of several candidates …
Chase Celebrates Its Support For Small Business With $3 Million Mission Main StreetSM Grants Program
9/3/2014 6:07:35 PM
Today, Chase continues its ongoing commitment to small business with the launch of Mission Main StreetSM Grants , a program that will award 20 grants of $150,000 to small businesses nationwide. Qualifying businesses that apply for a grant will gain access to a marketing Toolkit and a $150 coupon toward one market research study with Google Consumer Surveys from Premier …
CFPB Warns Credit Card Companies Against Deceptively Marketing Promotional Offers
9/3/2014 5:40:09 PM
Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) warned credit card companies against deceptively marketing interest-rate promotions. The Bureau is concerned that some companies are luring in consumers with offers of reduced or zero interest for a specific purchase or balances transferred from another credit card, and then hitting them with surprise interest charges. In …
Late Payment Culture Hinders Growth for Global Businesses
9/3/2014 12:20:16 PM
Over half (57%) of international businesses surveyed by Basware and MasterCard admit to having actively delayed paying their suppliers in the past 12 months.  The findings underscore a late payment culture, which three out of four businesses now consider normal practice, and that is hampering in particular small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In order to break this …
Hearst Corporation to Acquire 80% Stake in KUBRA Data Transfer Ltd.
Hearst Corporation to Acquire 80% Stake in KUBRA Data Transfer Ltd.
9/3/2014 11:57:46 AM
Hearst Corporation today announced the acquisition of an 80 percent stake in  KUBRA Data Transfer Ltd. , a leading provider of digital bill delivery and payment services with offices across North America. The investment puts Hearst in a leading position to provide services to a wide range of clients in the utility, insurance, financial services, healthcare and government …
IFC provides $60 million to BBVA Paraguay to Expand Access to Finance for Small and Medium Enterprises in Export Sector
9/3/2014 11:40:26 AM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will provide $60 million to  Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Paraguay S.A., a subsidiary of Grupo BBVA, to expand access to finance for small and medium entrepreneurs in the export sector and to promote trade. IFC’s financing consists of a five-year, US$40 million loan and a US$20 million loan through the IFC Managed Co-Lending …