Fintech: Southeast News

Fintech Southeast News curated each weekday for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee


November 29, 2021
Source: Coin Desk
Posted Miami FL: MoonPay’s payment infrastructure lets people exchange traditional fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies for each other using all major payment methods.

November 26, 2021
Source: TMCNET News
Posted: Charlotte NC: KeyBank National Association has acquired Charlotte-based XUP Payments, a B2B focused digital platform for client onboarding and servicing experiences.

November 25, 2021
Posted Martin County KY: A state senator and business leaders teamed up to create Biofuel Mining which has been contracted by Bitmain to do repair work at Inez power plant.

November 24, 2021
Source: Finextra
Posted Wilmington NC: SimpleNexus serves more than 300 mortgage companies, over 80 banks and credit unions and more than 41,000 loan originators nationwide.

November 23, 2021
Source: St. Pete Catalyst
Posted Tampa FL: Fintech is a targeted growth industry in St. Petersburg, and the new accelerator is called the FinTech|X Accelerator. Its first cohort will be selected in 2022.

November 22, 2021
Source: State Scoop
Posted Jackson TN: The mayor said he’s committed to figuring out a method for the city to hold bitcoin as a currency whether or not Tennessee or the federal government legislates it.

November 19, 2021
Source: Apparel News
Posted: Atlanta GA: The partnership makes PacSun the first major brand in the fashion-and-retail space to accept cryptocurrency with payment in local currency the next business day.

November 18, 2021
Posted Miami FL: Mayor Francis Suarez said that he was planning to convert the millions of dollars in proceeds MiamiCoin has created into a Bitcoin “dividend” for residents.

November 17, 2021
Source: News Observer
Posted Greenville NC: A Minnesota company withdrew a permit application to build a data center primarily used to mine crypto currency in rural Pitt County.

November 16, 2021
Source: Bollyinside
Posted Tampa FL: RSK Capital Management is joining forces with BlockSpaces to offer a B2B blockchain integration platform, BlockSpaces Connect which RKK will use.

November 15, 2021
Source: Coindesk
Posted Spartanburg SC: Bitcoin mining company Greenidge Generation will purchase a facility in Spartanburg for $15 million (that it had originally intended to lease) and finalize in December.

November 12, 2021
Source: TechStory
Posted D’Iberville MS: Scarlet Pearl Casino is likely to be the first casino in South Mississippi to install a Bitcoin ATM where customers can convert crypto coins into cash to use at the casino.

November 11, 2021
Posted Jacksonville FL: FIS Senior VP of Digital Payments pointed to the fact that peer-to-peer (P2P) payments have been growing dramatically, spurring more B2C real-time payments.

November 10, 2021
Posted: Lexington KY: Kentucky basketball is stepping into the world of cryptocurrency and nonfungible tokens, a digital step thanks to name, image, and likeness (NIL).

November 09, 2021
Source: Coindesk
Posted Miami FL: In a tweet, the newly re-elected pro-crypto mayor positioned himself as one of the only U.S. political leaders taking their salary in bitcoin.

November 08, 2021
Source: MomentRanks
Posted Atlanta GA: Despite tremendous NFT adoption this year, we’ve noticed that NFTs have gotten even more difficult instead of less… MomentRanks is here to help solve those problems.

November 05, 2021
Source: National Law Review
Posted Raleigh NC: Although the rules and restrictions may vary, most sandboxes allow time-limited pilots to test emerging technology, services and business models in a live marketplace.

November 04, 2021
Source: Finextra
Posted Birmingham AL: Prepaid Technologies, a provider of prepaid digital payment solutions, announced raising $96 million in new growth financing led by Edison Partners.

November 03, 2021
Posted: Wilmington NC: The delivery will have nCino’s Bank OS platform which combines the digital engagement experience for Australia’s Judo Bank’s customers and employees.

November 02, 2021
Source: Synovus Newsroom
Posted Columbus GA: The Budget Checking account has received the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund's Bank On certification to meet the needs of consumers with low incomes.

November 01, 2021
Source: Businesswire
Posted Jacksonville FL: Worldpay from FIS will power merchant processing technology that allows Nationals fans to pay for tickets, food, beverages, merchandise and sports betting.  

October 29, 2021
Source: Finextra
Posted Raleigh NC: Constellation’s patented open development platform provides a disruptive business model to deliver industry-changing advancements in online and mobile banking.  

October 28, 2021
Source: PR Newswire
Posted: Tupelo MS: BancorpSouth Bank and Cadence Bancorporation announced their proposed merger has received final Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation approval.  

October 27, 2021
Source: CNBC
Posted Charlotte NC: The Bank of America Business Advantage Unlimited Cash Rewards is a simple, yet effective card for business owners to earn 1.5% cash back on their purchases.  

October 26, 2021
Source: Think Digital Partners
Posted Atlanta GA: Equifax Digital Identity as a Service combines data and analytics with cryptography to help provide a higher degree of trust “without sacrificing user experience.”  

October 25, 2021
Source: Group State
Posted Spartanburg SC: Greenidge Generation Holdings of Dresden, N.Y., has announced it signed a letter of intent for a 10-year lease for the plant to start operations by early 2022.  

October 22, 2021
Source: Truist Newsroom
Posted Winston Salem NC: Sheffield Financial, a division of Truest Bank, Member FDIC, and Tohatsu America Corp recently agreed to a multiyear financing services program agreement.  

October 21, 2021
Source: FIS Global
Posted: Jacksonville FL: GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., has selected Worldpay from FIS as its preferred payments partner in 38 international markets where the airline operates.  

October 20, 2021
Posted Birmingham AL: Partnering with Prizeout enables Immediate users a revolutionary way to withdraw money by giving them added value on gift cards for everyday essentials.  

October 19, 2021
Source: Bank of America Newsroom
Posted Charlotte NC: BoA is the first financial services firm to launch virtual reality training in its nearly 4,300 financial centers to simulate client interactions through a virtual environment.  

October 18, 2021
Source: Business Insider
Posted Miami FL: Miami will advance a plan to pay city workers in bitcoin, Mayor Francis Suarez told Bloomberg, on his push to make the Florida city a major hub for digital assets.  

October 15, 2021
Source: PR Newswire
Posted Nashville TN: CB Insights named Alto Solutions to the fourth annual Fintech 250, a prestigious list of emerging private companies working on groundbreaking financial technology.  

October 14, 2021
Posted St. Martin MS: While online giving has been an option at many churches, one local church is taking a step farther by allowing parishioners to give using crypto.  

October 13, 2021
Source: Yahoo
Posted Atlanta, GA: Now Corp, which helps businesses receive their due payments in a timely manner, will use the investment to expand its business and outreach.  

October 12, 2021
Source: Jax Daily Record
Posted Jacksonville FL: Bank and credit union software company Nymbus will move its headquarters from Miami Beach to the VyStar Credit Union corporate campus in Jacksonville.  

October 11, 2021
Posted Charlotte NC: AvidXchange, backed by billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel, submitted a regulatory filing showing it hopes to raise as much as $506 million through an IPO.  

October 08, 2021
Source: Reuters
Posted Charlotte NC: BoA Corp published its first research coverage on crypto and other digital assets, joining other mainstream financial institutions’ involvement with the asset class.  

October 07, 2021
Source: Global Fintech Series
Posted Hollywood FL: ClassWallet, the leading digital wallet technology for K-12 education, experienced record-breaking growth with a more than 700 percent increase in gross business.  

October 06, 2021
Posted Birmingham AL: Regions Bank will acquire California-based Sabal Capital Partners to boost its lending capacity in the small-balance commercial real estate market.  

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