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Wonder Technologies Appoints FINTECH Industry Veteran

10.7.2016 in #Press

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tara Klein Wonder Technologies (650) 270-9454 tara@gowonder.com WONDER TECHNOLOGIES APPOINTS FINTECH INDUSTRY VETERAN KEITH SMITH TO PRESIDENT TO ACCELERATE GROWTH IN FAST-PACED DIGITAL INCENTIVES MARKET Company Also Announces New Senior Vice President of Sales and New Market Development to Capitalize on Rapidly Growing Market Opportunity BURLINGAME, Calif. –Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 -- Wonder Technologies, a digital gifting and incentives platform company, today announced that 20-year mobile and payments industry veteran Keith Smith has joined the company as president to lead its go-to-market strategy and business growth. Smith also is now a member of Wonder’s Board of Directors. The company also announced that Cullen Talley has joined as senior vice president of sales and new market development to spearhead its customer acquisition and sales acceleration strategy. “Wonder is at the intersection of incentive marketing and payments,” said Gerry Goldstein, co-founder and CEO, Wonder Technologies. ...

Using Gifting To Ignite Card-Linked Offers

10.7.2016 in #News

September, 2016 12:00 ET | Source:  Pymnts.comA Card-linked offers have struggled to get traction for lots of reasons. But Keith Smith, president of Wonder Technologies and card-linked offer veteran, says he knows why. In this week’s installment of The Matchmaker Is In series, hosts Karen Webster and economist and “Matchmakers” author David Evans talk to Smith about his belief that gifting is the ignition that merchants and consumers need to give them a new lease on life. It’s been a rough road for card-linked offers. In theory, the fostering of a connection between merchants and customers by integrating offers directly into the network-branded account they’re using at the merchant sounds ideal. But as Karen Webster pointed out last year, these offers and promotions ecosystems have been around for years and raised a ton of capital but have failed to turn the heads of a critical mass of merchants or consumers to get traction. In the ...

PeerNova Engages With State Street To Prototype Tracking Of Capital Lineage With Blockchain Technology

09.19.2016 in #Press

September 19, 2016 12:00 ET | Source:  PeerNova SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA and BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS— PeerNova, Inc. today announced that it is developing a program using its platform, Cuneiform, designed to enhance asset and transaction-based tracking for investments with State Street (NYSE: STT). Cuneiform is a Big Data platform that is designed to support the speed and scale required by large financial institutions to report on performance while incorporating key characteristics of blockchain technology: immutability, verifiability, and security. Using Cuneiform, the trial program will be designed to track the flow of funds with greater certainty, thereby providing State Street more transparent, timely and auditable reporting methods for clients. Custody banks, like State Street, manage trillions of dollars of invested capital on behalf of their clients, including asset managers, asset owners, insurers, official institutions, hedge funds and private equity funds and other alternatives. “Tracking the flow of investment capital is critical for fund managers in calculating ...

Auburn Athletics Launches New Official Mobile App

09.2.2016 in #News

September 02, 2016 12:00 ET | Source:  Auburn Tigers Sept. 1, 2016 Auburn, Ala. —Auburn Athletics, FOX Sports College Properties and Hopscotch, a mobile-technology leader for sports and live events, released the new official mobile app of Auburn Athletics. It is free and available for immediate download on the App Store and on Google Play. “It was important for us to upgrade our mobile app presence with the latest and greatest technology,” Associate Athletics Director for Strategic Communications Cassie Arner said. “This new app lets Auburn fans engage with their favorite teams in a more personalized way. This app also creates better opportunities to deliver needed information and compelling content directly to our fans.”   The new app provides: Info for multiple sports: Fans can select their favorite student-athletes and sports to personalize app content. Football, soccer, volleyball and equestrian are in the app now. All men’s and women’s teams will be added to the app within weeks. Scores: Fans can access ...

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