Articles Tagged with ''HW TECH100''

Clear Capital appoints Sheila Ryan chief people officer

Company also added 116 new employees this year
Clear Capital, a national fintech company and two-time HousingWire Tech100 award winner, recently announced it appointed Sheila Ryan to the position of chief people officer. The company also announced the addition of 116 new employees this year as part of its expansion efforts.
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SimpleNexus raises $20M in growth capital

Mortgage tech provider lands funds for expansion
Mortgage tech company SimpleNexus announced today it has raised $20 million in capital from Insight Venture Partners to fuel its plans for future growth. The company, which was a 2018 winner of HousingWire’s Tech100, offers a private-label digital mortgage platform and mobile app designed to connect lenders with borrowers and real estate agents.
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Finastra announces integration with Optimal Blue

Fintech company integrates Optimal Blue APIs into mortgage origination solutions
Finastra announced it will integrate Optimal Blue's REST APIs into its mortgage origination solutions, providing clients real-time access to compliant product and pricing content throughout the company's Fusion Mortgagebot solutions. The company explained the integration enables its bank and credit union clients to provide mortgage applicants with Optimal Blue’s live pricing searches via any point-of-sale channel.
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Approved, LendingQB partner to launch wholesale lending platform

Partnership of two top tech companies in housing finance
In a partnership that brings together two of the preeminent technology companies in the mortgage space, Approved and LendingQB are joining together to launch a wholesale lending platform. Both Approved, a digital mortgage platform for independent lenders and brokers, and LendingQB, a provider of SaaS loan origination technology solutions, have been named to HousingWire Magazine’s HW Tech100 as one of the top tech companies in housing finance.
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United Wholesale CEO declares huge HouseCanary settlement is “good for all of us”

Tech disruption comes at a big price
Speaking to the mortgage loan officer community on YouTube, Mat Ishbia said: "So this is good for all of us, we want these firms to come and disrupt it, and come up with a new way to help you with a Realtor, to help you with a consumer, help us with valuations. We need this, we all need this. The jury basically validated these technology firms have a place in our industry.”
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The 2018 HW Tech100

The most innovative technology companies in housing
This year’s HW Tech100 features a much more expansive landscape than ever before. Winners included heavy hitters and innovative disruptors. Even new tech players in the blockchain space are joining the party now. Other exciting developments can be seen on the identity-protection and fraud-prevention sides. But make no mistake, the name of the game in tech, these days, is lending, lending, lending.
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2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Xome

Enables buyers and sellers to better understand the value of a home and conditions of the local market
Xome aims to be a true “one-stop shop” for the real estate process, taking buyers and sellers from search and discovery, to managing offers, to closing escrow. Xome also offers technology that enables sellers to maximize exposure by self-listing their home directly to the MLS without the cost of an agent. Xome enables buyers and sellers to better understand the value of a home and conditions of the local market, thanks to Xome’s AI and data science team, which has built a lender-grade valuation model that is publicly available on the company’s consumer-facing website.
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2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Whiteboard Mortgage Software

CRM is designed for mortgage professionals created by top producing industry leaders
Whiteboard Mortgage CRM is designed for mortgage professionals and aims to be the most user-friendly and intuitive CRM on the market. Whiteboard Mortgage CRM is powered by The Mortgage Playbook, which includes pre-built, automated marketing plans and materials. Created by top producing industry leaders and professionals, The Mortgage Playbook helps mortgage professionals grow their business with campaigns for the entire loan process and more.
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2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Westcor Specialty

Brings innovation to marketplace participants outside of traditional products and services
Westcor Specialty is the technology arm of Westcor Land Title Insurance Company. Westcor Specialty works to identify ways Westcor can bring innovation to marketplace participants outside of its traditional title insurance products and services. Westcor Specialty creates new products and services, focusing on new and emerging segments of the marketplace.
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