Items Tagged with 'Fintech'

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  • MBA Annual Alert: Quicken, loanDepot leaders see fintech barrier to Amazon buy-in

    Anthony Hsieh and Bill Emerson say mortgage space still has too much friction
    Rumors have long swirled that Amazon has eyes on the mortgage business, but industry leaders say it's unlikely the company will dive in just yet. At the MBA Annual on Tuesday, Hsieh and Emerson said there's still too much chaos in the space, but predict that fintech is on the verge of changing all that.
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  • RealPage acquisition spree continues, agrees to purchase Rentlytics

    This is RealPage's seventh acquisition since January 2017
    Real estate tech company RealPage has been on an acquistion tear of late, shelling out more than $1 billion to acquire several other companies in the real estate tech space. And now, RealPage is at it again. RealPage announced Friday that it agreed to buy software-as-a-service company Rentlytics for $57 million, its seventh acquisition since January 2017.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Buy, don’t build

    Why digital lending solutions are better with a partner
    In the digital age, every sort of business should offer its clients a digital experience, and lenders are absolutely no exception. Clients, including borrowers, expect to be able to interface with their lender online and at their convenience, and the elegance and ease-of-use of a digital lending experience may be what decides a borrower on where to take their business.
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  • JPMorgan expands blockchain network payments to 75 international banks

    Ledger network seeks to ease processing times for non-traditional payments
    JPMorgan has expanded blockchain-based payments to more than 75 international financial institutions in an effort to ease processing times for non-traditional payments. According to reporting by Financial Times (paywall), more than 75 banks, including Société Générale and Santander, are now testing the Interbank Information Network, or IIN.
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  • PromonTech integrates with GSF Mortgage

    GSF will bring Borrower Wallet to its customers
    PromonTech, a 2018 HousingWire Tech100 winner, recently announced it has integrated its point-of-sale platform, Borrower Wallet, with GSF Mortgage to further improve customer experience. GSF Mortgage Corporation President Chad Jampedro stated the company's mission is to deliver a safe, efficient and smooth transaction to for customers.
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  • Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase nabs top Fannie Mae exec Brian Brooks

    Fannie Mae general counsel leaving after 4 years
    Once rumored to be on the Trump administration’s shortlist to lead the CFPB, top Fannie Mae executive Brian Brooks is set to leave the federal government behind for the cryptocurrency industry. Brooks, who has served as Fannie Mae’s executive vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary for almost four years, is stepping down from that position Friday to become the chief legal officer of Coinbase, one of the world’s largest digital currency exchanges.
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  • Optimal Blue announces integration with HomeScout's National MLS platform

    Technology platform permits access to complete MLS inventories
    Optimal Blue, a secondary marketing automation platform and 2018 HW Tech100 winner, recently announced its integration with HomeScout’s National MLS platform. The integration enables mutual clients to create direct leads with consumers, generate referrals for real estate partners and more.
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  • [Video] Real estate takes on augmented reality, virtual reality, and more

    Live from engage.marketing, experts chime in on the tech takeover
    It’s long since been official. Technology is an essential part of the mortgage industry, empowering industry professionals to efficiently master the marketplace. During a panel at the HousingWire engage.marketing conference, several industry professionals discussed the importance of emerging virtual reality, augmented reality and voice technology solutions. You can watch here.
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