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Today’s Industry Spotlight: Financial Technology – Part II
Financial technology innovation is integral to a healthy economy. Between data security, transaction security, fair payment processing, and processing new forms of currency, the financial industry has to evolve with the changing e tech landscape. FinTech companies work to keep financial information safe, and accessibility to that information uninterrupted.
Here is a look at some Orlando FinTech companies that are staying with, perhaps ahead of, the times.
The seniormost company on this list, founded in 1984, Fiserv provides banking clients with mobile and online banking solutions, as well as data management, and payment processing. Though the company is headquartered in Wisconsin, Fiserv has 600+ employees in the greater Orlando area, specializing in software development, human resources, and other business functions.
BitPay, a bitcoin processing platform, was founded in Orlando in 2011. Now Atlanta-based, BitPay has become the largest bitcoin processing firm in the world. The company, serving over 60,000 merchants worldwide, is now developing software to prepare for the age of bitcoin applications. The original founders,Tony Gallippi and Stephen Pair, remain with the company.
Digital Risk offers its clients a wealth of services, such as quality control, valuations, due diligence, and fulfillment services for financial markets. With over a thousand analysts, Digital Risk manages over 40,000 files each month. The firm has developed a mortgage analytic platform that models operational risk for loan providers In 2013 Digital Risk was acquired by Mphasis, owned by Hewlett-Packard, though they continue to operate independently.
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