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  • NAR invests in blockchain startup Propy

    Protech real estate platform aims to digitize and streamline real estate transactions
    The National Association of Realtors is backing Propy, a Silicon Valley startup whose real estate software aims to automate real estate transactions and allows properties to be bought and sold in an automated digital process that includes the use of cryptocurrency.
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  • Figure Technologies lands $1 billion blockchain investment to revolutionize HELOC lending

    Partnership with Jefferies and WSFS Institutional Services creates massive financing facility
    Blockchain lending startup Figure Technologies launched with a promise to disrupt home equity lending using cutting-edge technology, and it appears to be well on its way to achieving this mission. The company announced Thursday that it closed on an asset-based financing facility on blockchain of up to $1 billion alongside Jefferies and WSFS Institutional Services. CEO Mike Cagney said the facility "paves the way for the first securitization on chain, which will demonstrate the massive cost savings, risk reduction and liquidity benefits blockchain delivers."
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  • Breaking through the Blockchain noise

    Factom Harmony suite enables blockchain capabilities for any desired application
    Last year was the year of the blockchain proof of concept. This year, we’re kicking it up a notch with real steps toward blockchain implementations. For many, blockchain is still a grand idea. For the forward thinking, it is already a reality in production level systems. Implementing blockchain is not risky or unconventional - it’s pragmatic.
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  • Figure Technologies expands leadership team

    Hires former Fidelity exec and chief economist to advance mission to help homeowners access equity
    Figure Technologies announced its intention to shake up home equity lending in the fall, and now it's making key hires to help achieve this goal. The fintech company is the brainchild of former SoFi co-founder and CEO Mike Cagney, who launched the company last March with the goal of leveraging AI, blockchain and advanced analytics to revolutionize home equity lending.
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  • Former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney’s blockchain lending startup Figure raises $65 million

    Plans to use new funding to continue expansion
    Figure Technologies, the blockchain lending startup co-founded by former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, grew throughout its first year of business last year. And now, the company will have some new funding to continue its expansion as Figure announced recently that it raised $65 million in its Series B equity funding round.
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TMS obtains provisional approval for three blockchain servicing patents

    Three patents will introduce servicing data and records to the blockchain
    Financial services and mortgage company TMS announced it has received provisional approval for three blockchain-related servicing patents. The company explained that through its subservicing platform SIME, or Servicing Intelligence Made Easy, the three patents will introduce servicing data and records to the blockchain for the first time. 
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  • From HW Magazine

    Greater profits in capital markets

    Blockchain and the democratization of mortgage debt
    The next step to the advancement of digital mortgages lies with utilization of blockchain technology. This nascent technology will take all these measures and truly transform the industry from paper to digital, resulting in transparency, better data security and higher revenues from operational efficiencies.
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  • First American, Old Republic Title bringing blockchain to title insurance

    Old Republic will use First American-designed blockchain solution
    Two of the biggest names in title insurance are joining together to bring blockchain to the title insurance industry. First American Financial announced Wednesday that it is launching a shared blockchain system to be used in the title insurance process. And the first company to sign on to use First American’s blockchain system is Old Republic Title Insurance Group, the nation’s third largest title insurance underwriter.
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  • Fintech Rundown: Factom, LoanLogics and more

    This week's mortgage tech moves
    Another week and more tech integrations! As the industry shifts ever-closer to a truly digital mortgage experience, we present some of the integrations and program selections companies in the mortgage lending space are making.
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  • Accenture develops two blockchain integration solutions

    Enables integration between two or more blockchain-based systems
    Accenture announced it developed and tested two blockchain solutions that enables integration between two or more blockchain-enabled ecosystems. The development in the growing area of blockchain technology solves what Accenture calls “a critical challenge” for the broad adoption of blockchain.
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