Hyperledger Supports Global CBDC Challenge as Technical Partner

Will Provide Access to Open Source Platforms Already in Use for CBDC Projects, Technical Support from Global Community SAN FRANCISCO and SINGAPORE, June 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, today announced it is a Technical Partner for the Global CBDC Challenge, launched today by the

Insight Financial Services Achieves 6th Consecutive

COSTA MESA, Calif., June 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Insight Financial Services (IFS), a division of Insight Investments, LLC, today announced that it has achieved its 6th consecutive completion and recertification of the Service Organization Control (SOC) 1 Type 2 Audit. The audit verifies that IFS’ Asset Management Online System (AMOS) continues to meet the

Westwood One Blog Post Highlights AM/FM’s Value To Financial Service Companies’ Ad …

Bouvard WESTWOOD ONE Chief Insights Officer PIERRE BOUVARD’s latest post at the company blog offers highlights from a study commissioned by the syndicator that showed AM/FM radio being valuable to the advertising plans of financial services companies. The study by MESH EXPERIENCE looked at the media consumption

Coming full circle: Service member works on doctoral degree to teach

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Robert Newton, an industrial engineering doctoral candidate and a current United States Air Force officer, has known the military his entire life: growing up in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, he was surrounded by military personnel. “I didn’t know what I really wanted to do for my career,” Newton said. “People told

Puebloans share wish list for $69M in American Rescue Plan funds

When it comes to helping city and county officials decide how to spend roughly $69 million in American Rescue Plan stimulus dollars, a local group hopes its transformative ideas can boost Pueblo’s economic future.  The City of Pueblo will receive about $37 million and Pueblo County will receive about $32 million from the federal government during the next two years. Pueblo Mayor Nick Gradisar has

Arbor Private Label Mortgage Lender Closes $450 Million

UNIONDALE, N.Y., June 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (“Arbor”) (NYSE:ABR) today announced the closing of a multifamily mortgage loan securitization totaling approximately $450 million (the “Securitization”). Arbor affiliate Arbor Private Label, LLC, originated the mortgage loans and was the loan seller and sponsor for the Securitization. The Securitization is the second

Philippines’ Voyager Innovations Secures US$167 M for PayMaya Expansion Into Financial Services, Digital Banking

MANILA, Philippines–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Voyager Innovations (“Voyager” or the “Company”), the leading technology company in the Philippines, announced that it raised US$167 million to fast-track financial inclusion in the Philippines through its financial technology arm, PayMaya Philippines (“PayMaya”). Participating in the funding were existing shareholders PLDT Inc. (“PLDT”) (NYSE: PHI) (PSE: TEL), the Philippines’ largest integrated telecommunications

People overestimate Black Americans’ chances of economic success

Americans consistently believe that poor African Americans are more likely to move up the economic ladder than they actually are, a new study shows. People also overestimate how likely poor white people are to get ahead economically, but to a much lesser extent than they do for Black people. “It’s no surprise that most people