Impact Roadshow | Denver, CO

Filene

It was also a great forum for the Coast Capital team to engage with peers within the organization and across the industry. 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Local Host: Mountain West Credit Union Association. Filene Host: Cortney Angeley.

Denver bank becomes latest institution to go public

BankThink

First Western Financial in Denver could use the roughly $31 million it is hoping to raise to pay off debt and redeem preferred shares. Community banking IPOs M&A Capital Colorado

Impact Roadshow | Denver, CO

Filene

It was also a great forum for the Coast Capital team to engage with peers within the organization and across the industry. 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Local Host: Bellco Credit Union. Filene Host: Tansley Stearns. Click the arrow below to REGISTER for this event: WHAT IS AN IMPACT ROADSHOW?

Independent in Texas takes big leap in Denver with Guaranty acquisition

BankThink

Independent's branch network in Denver will nearly triple after it completes the $1 billion acquisition. Community banking M&A Growth strategies Capital Colorado Texas

Investor group buys Raton Capital in New Mexico

BankThink

Management at the recently formed InBankshares hopes to expand in Denver by capitalizing on disruption from consolidation in the market. Community banking M&A Consolidations Colorado

Western Union Discovers New Ways for an Old Business

Bank Innovation

And when you’re a company that’s more than 165 years old, trying to be innovative and fresh can be tricky, which is why cross-border money transfer company Western Union teamed up with the Denver, Colo.-based

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BOK Financial to buy CoBiz Financial for nearly $1 billion

BankThink

The deal for the Denver commercial lender joins a growing list of large acquisitions being announced in competitive urban markets. Community banking M&A Growth strategies Capital Oklahoma Colorado

Crowd lending fintech raises more than $17M

BankThink

Denver-based P2Binvestor plans to use the new funds to expand its bank partnership program. Bank technology Small business lending Venture capital Venture funding Fintech Community banking New Resource Bank

Solera, freed from reg order, to spend more time building core deposits

BankThink

The Denver bank had spent the last two-plus years addressing concerns about capital and underwriting procedures. Capital Lending Deposits Colorado

Guaranty fills Colorado gap with latest bank acquisition

BankThink

The company will add two branches between Denver and Colorado Spring by buying the deposit-rich Castle Rock Bank. Community banking M&A Capital Colorado

Cannabis Dispensary SaaS Provider Baker Technologies Raises $3.5M

PYMNTS

The funding will help with upfront capital provided to those farmers. Within banking, SolarisBank garnered $28 million, with venture capital provided by Arvato Financial Solutions, among others, which will be taken to expand the European technology platform, furthering geographic reach. Now, Milton said, there are more cannabis dispensaries in Denver than there are 7Eleven and Starbucks combined.

FinDEVr APIntelligence

NetBanker

Yodlee cites innovations from PayPal , Credit Karma , Personal Capital , and ReadyForZero in its piece 7 Habits of Highly Successful Fintech Startups. The Denver Post profiles Broomfield-based Avoka Technologies. Avoka Credit Karma FinDEVr APIntelligence Intuit Nymi PayPal Personal Capital ReadyForZero Venmo Xero YodleeAre you building new financial technology?

Greenline Ventures Launches New Small Business Fund

PYMNTS

Denver-based Greenline Ventures is opening up a new fund to help finance small businesses in the U.S. Small businesses continue struggling to access the capital required to effectively operate and grow — particularly businesses located in low-income communities,” said Greenline Ventures President Patrick Vahey in a statement. The company revealed Tuesday (Feb.

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IP Commerce Closes Series A Round

NetBanker

Intel Capital. Augury Capital Partners. Service Provider Capital. IP Commerce is based in Denver. This week, small business software company IP Commerce landed its first round of funding since it was founded in 2007. The amount was undisclosed.

Registration deadline approaching - Risk management summit 2017

Sageworks

The 2017 Risk Management Summit presented by Sageworks is set for September 25-27th in Denver, CO. The Summit is the industry’s leading life-of-loan conference, spanning business development through portfolio risk management in a CECL - current expected credit loss - world. In September 2016, more than 240 bankers and industry experts from both community banks and credit unions attended the Risk Management Summit in Austin, Texas.

Ripple Effects

Independent Banker

North Valley Bank operates in the North Denver Metropolitan area and serves primarily commercial clients. Higher capital and loss-reserve requirements are also looming. Chuck Johnston. By Chuck Johnston.

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P2Binvestor Scoops Up More Than $7 Million in New Funding

NetBanker

Also participating in the Series A was Japanese venture capital firm, Future Venture Capital Co. She added that the new capital will be invested in technology as well as sales and marketing “as we scale to meet market demand.”

National Small Business Week Celebrates the American Entrepreneurial Spirit

Sageworks

This year’s National Small Business Week , themed “SBA: Dream Big, Start Small,” will include special events in Atlanta, New York, Denver, Phoenix, San Jose, Oakland and Washington, D.C. Guest Post By Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S.

5 Top takeaways from the 2017 Risk Management Summit

Sageworks

As a result, bank and credit union leaders came away from Denver and the three-day summit, which ended Wednesday, with a wealth of advice. possible use of a vendor, financial reporting/disclosures, audit considerations and capital planning. The hundreds of people attending the 2017 Risk Management Summit hosted by Sageworks heard from dozens of thought leaders in the financial services industry.

Growing a mortgage portfolio: Encourage borrowers to bank local

Sageworks

Denver, Colorado – Colorado Federal Savings Bank ($558 million). Flagstar capitalizes on going local, too. Finding one’s dream home can be a tedious, lengthy process. Financing it can feel even more cumbersome for many homebuyers.

The Most Active Travel Tech Investors Are An International Crowd

CB Insights

Using CB Insights data, we ranked the most active investors into unique travel tech startups since 2013, including venture capital and corporate venture investors. The majority of Global Founders Capital’s travel tech portfolio companies are based in Europe and in the US.

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Guest Post: Third Quarter Economic Commentary by Dorothy Jaworski

Jeff For Banks

There is no way to know exactly how much money will ultimately move and land with Bill at Janus Capital, his new home. And he doesn’t even have to stray far from the beautiful beaches and leisurely lifestyle of Newport Beach, California, because Denver-based Janus is opening an office in Newport Beach, California. The Bond Guru Switches Teams The surprise of September was the abrupt departure of the Bond Guru, Bill Gross, from PIMCO, the company that he helped found forty years ago.

Warby of Hair Dye: Madison Reed Gets Gussied Up

PYMNTS

It’s now raised more than $40 million in venture capital funding. Locations haven’t yet been released, but Madison Reed seems to be looking at Dallas, Miami, Chicago, Minneapolis and Denver. Somewhere between the grey hairs and the usual upkeep, the $15 billion hair dying industry is getting a makeover. Madison Reed is one of the very few direct-to-consumer hair dying product companies that has done well, after noticing that the industry was ripe for disruption.

The Wellness Economy: The Buzzy Trend Reshaping Everything From Personal Care To Real Estate

CB Insights

Though small, new better-for-you convenience stores like The Goods Mart and Denver-based Choice Market are seeking to create tech-enabled convenience stores with healthier products than those found in regular stores. The $3.7T global wellness economy is exploding.

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BBVA Compass Launches Great Ideas for Small Business Social Series

Visible Banking

BBVA Compass launched the seminar series last year with the aim to offer its support to small business owners in 10 key markets where they have a footprint, including Austin, Birmingham, Dallas, Denver, Fort Worth, Houston, Jacksonville, Phoenix and San Diego.

The Dawn Of A Cashless Global Economy?

PYMNTS

There are issues of transaction security, criminal elements, tax evasion, free flow of capital, access to goods and services and the ability to fully participate in the global economy. Ironically, a recent lawsuit between Denver-based Allgreens, a medical marijuana dispensary, and the IRS was settled and a $25,000 levy removed after the IRS accused Allgreens of circumventing employee taxes. Cash has been in the news lately. But just as the U.S.

Mobile Payments: Adornments For the U.S., mVisa For The Unbanked In Nigeria

PYMNTS

According to an OPER press release, the company plans to use the capital to expand into new geographic areas – namely, Denver and Los Angeles. From makeup to jewelry, mobile payments are all about accessorizing going into the fall season. In this roundup, Global Payments is providing Bluetooth technology and mobile payment capabilities to Mary Kay Sales consultants; iZettle, the U.K.

Fintech Fundings: 29 Companies Raise $1.2 Billion Week Ending April 8

NetBanker

Three Finovate alums raised capital and one of the first FinovateSpring presenters, TradeKing , was acquired by Ally Financial for $275 million. Scalable Capital. HQ: Denver, Colorado. Internex Capital. Working capital finance.

Your Credit Union Weekend Reading Pile, Courtesy of NAFCU

Musings from the CU Suite

Something very rare is happening in our nation's capital. . Some upcoming NAFCU conferences: BSA Seminar (August 13-15, Denver). Risk Managment Seminar (August 12-15, Denver). Compiled by Anthony Demangone, Powered by NAFCU. Summer is now unofficially here. After a few weeks of heavy rains, the mosquitos are here as well. They say DC was built on a swamp. If the rain doesn't stop, we may return to that state. But my chin us up.

Ping Goes the Blockchain: Partnership Brings Consensus, Kill Switch with New Platform

NetBanker

” Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Ping Identity demonstrated PingFederate , Cloud Identity Connectors , and integration with third party products at FinovateEurope 2012.

Fintech Fundings: 30 Companies Raised $330 Million First Week of August

NetBanker

The fintech sector attracted $332 million in new capital the first week of August. Four of those came out of the most recent batch of companies launched from accelerator 500 Startups , where each received $125,000 in seed capital. Middle market capital matchmaker.

Perficient Beefs Up Financial Services Through Acquisition

Perficient Financial Servies

Today, Perficient announced the acquisition of RAS & Associates , a Denver-based operations and management consulting firm focused on partnering with organizations to find the “how.”. Perficient serves over 40 of the world’s largest financial services companies in asset and wealth management, banking, capital markets, and insurance. “We

Tapping Sudsy Success on Main Street

PYMNTS

We wanted to start fairly large because if you are small, it’s really hard to grow as you just don’t have the capital coming in,” Marvil said. Denver, Colo., Nestled between a row of condos and multi-family homes in Cambridge, Mass.,

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Fintech Fundings: 23 Companies Raise $530 Million Week Ending July 8

NetBanker

HQ: Denver, Colorado. Tags: SMB, investing, fundraising, capital, VC, angel investing. In a holiday-shortened week in the United States, 23 deals were announced bringing in a total of $527 million. Most ($449 million) went to Chinese payment and investment platform, Qufenqi.

2016: Year Of The Merger

BankersHub

In the United States, I think you will see a huge wave of mergers in banking in 2016," Bove, who is the vice-president of equity research at Rafferty Capital, told CNBC. JPMorgan Chase( JPM ) CEO Jamie Dimon, in a call with analysts this week, acknowledged there may be "slight negatives" for the bank related to commercial and real estate trouble in Dallas, Denver and Houston.

Fourth Corner's "Victory"

BankersHub

As we discussed a couple of months ago , the credit union admits that having to back off its original business plan of serving Colorado-licensed marijuana-related businesses and, until those businesses become "legal" under federal law, serving only individuals and entities that "support" or "advocate for" the legalization of marijuana, might not generate enough capital and income to permit the credit union to make a go of it.

Fourth Corner's "Victory"

BankersHub

As we discussed a couple of months ago , the credit union admits that having to back off its original business plan of serving Colorado-licensed marijuana-related businesses and, until those businesses become "legal" under federal law, serving only individuals and entities that "support" or "advocate for" the legalization of marijuana, might not generate enough capital and income to permit the credit union to make a go of it.

Fourth Corner Back In Court

BankersHub

The credit union alleged that the FRB had no right to request such information, and instead of providing the information, Fourth Cornet filed suit in federal district court in Denver , once again seeking an order to compel the FRB to approve the application.

CFPB announces new appointments to advisory groups

CFPB Monitor

Arjan Schutte, Founder and Managing Partner, Core Innovation Capital, Los Angeles, CA. Linda Feighery, Vice President and Community Reinvestment Act /Fair Lending Officer for Citywide Banks, Denver, CO. Barbara S. Mishkin. The CFPB has announced the appointment of new members to its Consumer Advisory Board, Community Bank Advisory Council, Credit Union Advisory Council, and Academic Research Council.

It’s Not Your Daddy's Bank Anymore (Or Yours Either, For That Matter)

BankersHub

Here are a couple of revealing conversations I’ve had in the past month or so: A banker that I respect who’s at the top of the depth chart for his position recounted an anecdote from the security line at Denver International Airport. His firm has been frustrated for years by the failure of the banking system to capitalize on his company’s ability to serve banking customers that either don’t meet the banks’ lending criteria or the financing format isn’t offered by the bank.

121 Of The Biggest, Costliest Startup Failures Of All Time

CB Insights

In this review of failure, we’ve looked in our venture capital database to find the most well-funded startup companies that ultimately failed or had an undesirable exit, such as an asset sale or an acquisition for less than the total funding raised by the company. Select VC Investors: Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Select VC Investors: SAIC Motor, Foundation Capital, Gil Penchina, Redpoint Ventures. via Denver Post.

7 risks NCUA expects credit unions to manage

CU Insight

This is the type of risk related to fluctuating interest rates, which can hurt a credit union’s capital and earnings. One opportunity to learn more will be at NAFCU’s Risk Management Seminar in Denver this August. 8-10 at the Grand Hyatt Denver in Denver.

The Beauty Tech Revolution: The Startups, Investors, Products And Tech Reshaping Personal Care

CB Insights

Startups are capitalizing on the trend by offering natural products, organic products, and even vegan products, and emphasizing transparency in their labeling. Viking Global Investors, San Francisco Equity Partners, Bridge Capital Holdings. FreshTracks Capital. Breakout Capital.