AI fintech Stampli opens Austin office
AUGUST 29, 2023
The California company extended its presence to a third U.S. city and aims to expand its employee headcount by 40%.
SEPTEMBER 2, 2020
Passport has collaborated with Google to offer mobile parking payments in Austin, Texas through Google Maps. We’re excited to work with Passport to help drivers in Austin pay for parking more quickly and conveniently right from Google Maps,” Google Maps Product Manager Vishal Dutta said in the announcement.
NOVEMBER 25, 2022
My father, Austin Hobbs, who has died aged 91, was an old-fashioned bank manager whose work took him to the agricultural and coastal communities of the south-west. Austin was born on a farm in North Tawton, Devon, the fourth of five brothers.
MARCH 7, 2020
The annual music and culture festival SXSW in Austin, Texas has been canceled due to fears over the spreading of the coronavirus , according to a report by Dallas News. As recently as Wednesday, Austin Public Health stated that ‘there’s no evidence that closing SXSW or any other gatherings will make the community safer.’
JULY 1, 2020
The Austin City Limits Music Festival will no longer occur this year, but the event will return to mark its 20th anniversary, according to a statement that encouraged those who have already bought tickets to keep them to “lock in access to next year’s festival at 2019 prices.”.
MARCH 14, 2019
city, according to reports stating that a testing program in Austin will launch soon. Citing sources familiar with the development, the report said the test in Austin is coming ahead of the launch of its self-driving taxi and delivery services, which are slated for 2021.
MARCH 28, 2019
Amazon announced on Thursday (March 28) that it is expanding its Austin Tech Hub, and will be creating 800 new tech jobs. Amazon said that since it opened its Austin Tech Hub, it has created more than 22,000 full-time jobs in Texas and has invested more than $7 billion in the state, including on infrastructure and compensation to workers.
SEPTEMBER 25, 2019
Ford Motor Company has chosen Austin, Texas as another city to test out and deploy self-driving vehicles, according to a report by CNBC. Sherif Marakby, CEO of Ford’s autonomous vehicle unit, said there were two main reasons Austin was chosen. The company wants to get the business off the ground by 2021.
AUGUST 26, 2016
Though Austin may fall in the shadows of bigger U.S. Nate Stewart, Group Product Manager for BigCommerce , an eCommerce platform with deep roots in Austin, provided a glimpse into what really helps Austin stand apart and why startups can’t help but flock to the city. Tech jobs account for 11 percent of total Austin employment.
MAY 11, 2022
Austin Mac Nab, the CEO and cofounder of Waukee, Iowa-based payments processing firm VizyPay, said the company aims to disrupt the payments landscape by catering to small town businesses.
JUNE 30, 2023
The San Antonio bank says it will open 17 new financial centers in the Austin region by 2026. It's the latest step in a physical expansion strategy that has led to dozens of new branches in Houston and Dallas.
APRIL 21, 2022
The grocery chain added Amazon One technology, which lets users pay with their palm prints, to a newly opened store in Austin, Texas, this week and plans to bring it to six other area locations in the coming weeks.
JUNE 1, 2016
retailer Austin Reed is hanging up today, though, as its parent company AlixPartners Services announced that the brand was unable to find a buyer for its troubled assets and will be pursuing liquidation instead, Reuters reported. A paltry five Austin Reed kiosks already located in Boundary Mills outlet stores will continue to soldier on.
OCTOBER 17, 2022
He built a strong leadership team and an employee base that has been recognized consistently as one of the best places to work in Austin, Texas, and Raleigh, N.C., Roberts has led Abrigo through a tremendous growth period as well as through the pandemic and the related transition to a largely remote work environment.
JUNE 2, 2016
brands like apparel retailer Austin Reed, though, the weight of all that financial baggage is too much to crawl out from under. ” Small and nimble might be the playbook to taking down established fashion brands like Austin Reed, but just the opposite dynamic is at work in the grocery market. For some U.K.
MAY 8, 2019
A group called the Austin Blockchain Collective , for instance, is looking to establish the Texas city as a hub for blockchain innovation. Approximately 140 firms that are involved in blockchain technology and crypto assets have a presence in Austin, Harris said.
MARCH 10, 2020
Joust, a banking app in Austin, has announced it will pay users on their unpaid SXSW invoices to help them deal with the cancellation of the huge yearly festival, according to a release. 4), Austin Public Health stated that ‘there’s no evidence that closing SXSW or any other gatherings will make the community safer.’
DECEMBER 13, 2020
11) it was moving to Austin, Texas from Redwood City, California. the Journal notes, has been expanding its presence in Austin. Remote work practices and policies made necessary by COVID-19 and embraced by employees and companies alike are taking a toll on Silicon Valley, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday (Dec.
NOVEMBER 3, 2020
Netspend’s latest deal is with Austin FC , the new Major League Soccer team coming to Austin, Texas. The deal will see the team put out a traditional branded Austin FC card that will be distributed through the Netspend network. A New Partnership In Major League Soccer.
JULY 29, 2019
The Austin-based credit union, which has $950 million in assets, rolled out mobile banking via the Apple Watch earlier this month. Amplify Credit Union is letting customers check in on their financial health by looking at their wrists.
FEBRUARY 28, 2023
“Hoving Home has provided them a safe place to recover from these situations, to reestablish themselves so they can reenter society, gain custody of their children and be productive,” says Karen Austin, Valley Bank’s VP and market manager. By teaching virtually, Austin has expanded Valley Bank’s reach nationwide. “I
JUNE 13, 2017
AUSTIN — Better customer service comes from disruption within, not from trying to change consumer behavior, according to Yolande Piazza, CEO of Citi Fintech. “I I think in fintech we talk a lot about disruption, but let’s be honest—if someone came up to you and said, ‘I want to disrupt your life,’—I don’t think that’s what […].
AUGUST 5, 2020
With our team’s help, the client has been able to transition a significant portion of their userbase to a named user system and allowed us the opportunity to help develop the tools that their clients will use to manage these users.” — Austin Spinazze, Associate Technical Consultant. “I The culture at the LDC is frankly amazing.
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JULY 6, 2020
Here’s an interesting prediction from the February 25, 1966 issue of TIME magazine: “By 2000, the machines will be producing so much that everyone in the U.S. will, in effect, be independently wealthy.” I don’t think I’m being premature when I say I think the magazine missed the mark with that one. Not that I […].
APRIL 1, 2019
In other Amazon news , the company announced on March 28 that it is expanding its Austin Tech Hub and will be creating 800 new tech jobs. In the last four years, we have created more than 1,000 jobs in Austin,” said Terry Leeper, general manager of Amazon’s Austin Tech Hub, in the press release.
AUGUST 23, 2018
Citi Ventures‘s recent investment in Anaconda, an Austin, Texas-based AI and machine learning (ML) software company, shows the industry’s commitment to staying at the forefront of this growing and developing field.
JUNE 30, 2017
The couple — Becky and Austin, whose experiment with the cryptocurrency is documented in the film Life on Bitcoin, released yesterday by entertainment […]. Buying a tank of gas with bitcoin…uh. That’s more of a challenge, according to this Utah County couple who tried paying for life’s necessities only in bitcoin.
AUGUST 31, 2022
Earlier this year, the community bank was an anchor investor of patient capital in community housing access through the Austin Housing Conservancy Fund (AHC), a private equity fund owned and managed by the nonprofit Affordable Central Texas. Affordable housing shouldn’t be siloed out.
DECEMBER 7, 2017
in Austin, TX. in Austin, TX. Experience the Filene difference at this year's big. At this two day event, you will: Hear the latest from big. on key issues facing credit unions. Have experiences that will harvest great conversations and spark new ideas. Go back to your credit union as a Dust Kicker, ready to take action!
JUNE 14, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — The long-awaited launch of P2P service Zelle has finally arrived, presumably granting more connectivity and openness to consumers who might be hunting for an alternative to Venmo. But what does Zelle’s launch mean for those consumers who haven’t even heard of P2P?
OCTOBER 13, 2020
For employees who want to work together, the company is setting up a series of spaces called Dropbox Studios, located in Seattle, Austin and Dublin, when it's safe to do so. In our internal surveys most employees say they’re able to be productive at home (nearly 90 percent) and don’t want to return to a rigid five-day in-office workweek.".
JANUARY 25, 2017
More fintech is coming to Austin. Austin is known for having a thriving Read More. The massive South by Southwest conference and festival features startups in a number of categories — transportation, augmented/virtual reality, and of course fintech — plus several others.
DECEMBER 5, 2019
The feature was tested in San Diego, Phoenix, Dallas and Austin, and was made available across the country on Oct. The promotion rolled out in Austin, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, Sacramento and Washington D.C., Checkout is the same as always, and everyone can track the order. head of restaurant brand marketing, told USA Today.
DECEMBER 5, 2018
This acquisition, the second of the year for Austin, Texas-based Q2, came about through a shared investor, Gro CEO David Eads told Bank Innovation. The digital banking software provider Q2 Holdings announced yesterday it had acquired Atlanta-based digital sales platform Gro Solutions.
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
Umpqua Holdings Corporation's deal to sell its subsidiary Pivotus Ventures to the Austin, Texas-based software firm Kony, announced on Oct. 23, took several months to develop.
DECEMBER 1, 2022
Banks and other financial firms around the world, including in the UK, are failing to comply with international anti-corruption rules, according to research by the University of Cambridge and the University of Texas at Austin. Continue reading.
JUNE 5, 2016
Last week we hovered over the Midwest and the Southwest; Kansas and Austin, TX. Austin TX: An alternative credit history builder running in a bank; SelfLender. Kansas: A global alternative exchange that IPO’d; BATS exchange. We continued our Insurtech coverage focusing in the Auto Industry with 21 ventures.
APRIL 3, 2018
In a separate announcement , Asure also revealed the takeover of Austin HR , another human capital management company that similarly offers payroll services, as well as employee benefits, recruiting and training and HR consulting services. Asure said it expects to complete the transition of customers by July 2 of this year.
NOVEMBER 22, 2021
Combined firms will expand into Austin, Houston, San Antonion, Corpus Christi and Bryan-College Station Management Feature M&A Feature3 Community Banking.
APRIL 28, 2020
The firm behind the famous South by Southwest ( SXSW ) festival in Austin, Texas, is facing a suit due to its no-refund rule following the cancellation of its yearly gathering, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Event Tickets.
DECEMBER 17, 2019
In separate news, reports surfaced in September that Ford Motor Company had chosen Austin, Texas, as another city to pilot and deploy self-driving vehicles. Sherif Marakby, CEO of Ford’s autonomous vehicle unit, said per past reports there were two main reasons Austin was chosen. Previous cities also chosen were Washington, D.C.
JANUARY 17, 2021
Everlywell , an Austin, Texas-based producer of home tests for COVID-19 and other diseases and health conditions, has raised $75 million on top of a recent $175 million Series D round, according to published reports.
OCTOBER 11, 2020
told the WSJ, and even with a 10 percent or 20 percent pay cut, software engineers can still live a more opulent lifestyle in Austin, Texas, or Nashville, Tenn., “The cost of living usually falls more than the paycheck,” Brian Kropp , research chief of the human-resources practice at Gartner Inc., than in San Francisco.
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