Des Moines-based insuretech startup Denim is branching out internationally through a new partnership with London-based Startupbootcamp Colab InsurTech (SBC Colab), Denim announced Tuesday. Denim’s micro-targeted marketing platform will be available to SBC Colab’s market starting in January 2019, CEO Gregory Bailey said.

The Technology Association of Iowa is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Prometheus Awards, scheduled for April 11 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines, TAI announced on Wednesday. Since its debut in 2004, the Prometheus Awards recognize Iowa leaders in the state’s $11 billion technology industry, which employs more than […]

Dwolla, a Des Moines-based digital payment platform, is expanding its second Monetery summit to two days this May, the company announced on Wednesday. The 2019 summit will be held May 21-22 at the Temple for Performing Arts. Last year’s event was limited to 200 attendees, and this year’s will be similarly exclusive, said Steph Atkin, […]

LenderClose and California-based MeridianLink are partnering to integrate LenderClose’s platform with the LoansPQ loan origination platform, LenderClose announced on Tuesday. The integration should streamline lender access to all vendors needed to approve, underwrite and close a mortgage or HELOC loan, LenderClose said.

The insurance industry revolves around a core promise: to take care of consumers, no matter what the future holds. So who makes that same promise for the insurance carriers? At the 2018 InsureTech Week hosted by the Global Insurance Accelerator, 14 startups made the public pitch to resolve industry worries, with 158 international visitors to […]

Photo submitted by DigitalMint. Cryptocurrency’s domain starts and ends with online transactions — but Chicago-based DigitalMint is bringing Bitcoin to the real world with the launch of 17 Bitcoin teller windows across Iowa, joining more than 200 other teller and ATM locations in 19 states, we learned earlier this month. DigitalMint co-founder and President Marc […]

Cryptocurrency provider DigitalMint is partnering with EZ Money Check Cashing to launch 17 Bitcoin teller window locations across Iowa, with seven located in Des Moines. The service, similar to a traditional bank teller, will allow consumers to exchange U.S. dollars for Bitcoin in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Dubuque, Waterloo, Sioux City, Ames, Ankeny and […]

By Kavilash Chawla, Partner and Kelly Dittmann, Managing Director Kavilash Chawla and Kelly Dittmann, both leaders at Baton Global, offer their insights on the digital transformation going on in the financial space. Chawla is a partner at Baton, while Dittman helps in business and strategy development and digital transformation. How do you personally define innovation? In business, […]