Ahraz Husain has been appointed vice president of data at Growers Edge, the agriculture financial technology company announced Monday. Husain most recently led a team of data product managers and data and analytics engineers at Corteva Agriscience. He started at Corteva in 2016 focusing on the company’s digital solutions platform before moving over to research and […]

The fund raised $250 million in assets, made 11 fintech investments in 2021 Next Level Ventures launched the Curql Fund (pronounced “circle”) early in 2021 as a national group of credit unions was expressing interest in a nationwide credit union-led venture capital fund that invests in fintech companies that serve credit unions and their members. […]

Lincoln Savings Bank announced Monday Jeremiah Braunlin has been hired as fintech product manager. Braunlin joins the LSBX team, where he will help create partnerships and platforms connecting community banking and fintech banking to help LSB grow regionally and nationally, according to a release. “Jeremiah has values that are aligned with LSB.  I expect big […]

BrokerTech Ventures is partnering with the industry conference InsureTech Connect to host ITC’s BrokerTech Connect, a broker-focused insurtech series hosted during InsureTech Connect’s conference on Wednesday, Oct. 6 in Las Vegas. BrokerTech Ventures and ITC previously partnered in 2020 during the Agency Connect Virtual Conference, which attracted more than 2,000 brokers, agents and brokertech attendees […]

Dwolla released the new Real-Time Payments product on Tuesday, allowing Dwolla clients to send money directly to a bank account using the RTP Network established by the Automated Clearing House, an association owned by 24 of the world’s largest banks. The platform was launched in partnership with Cross River Bank, one of the first community banks […]

BrokerTech Ventures announced the addition of carrier Zurich North America to the BrokerTech platform and accelerator program this week. The addition of Zurich North America now brings BTV to 24 insurance brands nationally. BTV recently announced partnerships with InsurTech Israel and Ayalon Insurance Company to launch the Israeli InsurTech Accelerator internationally, and additional accelerator partnerships […]