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News: Dark Matter Technologies unveils Horizon User Conference agenda

Mortgage and Finance News: (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced the agenda for its Horizon User Conference. Open to Dark Matter clients and partners, the conference will take place at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel on April 24-25, 2024.

News: IRS Solutions Releases IRS Advance Notice, Innovative Tax Resolution Platform Feature that Tracks and Alerts Users to IRS Transcript Changes

Mortgage and Finance News: (VALENCIA, Calif.) IRS Solutions® announces the addition of IRS Advance Notice™ (IAN) to the industry's favorite tax resolution platform. The new feature detects and alerts tax professionals to changes on client IRS transcripts, often months in advance of official notification by mail. CPAs, Enrolled Agents, Attorneys and other tax specialists can work less, earn more, and enjoy steady year-round income with IAN.

News: Avenu Insights & Analytics Announces Strategic Acquisition of Judicial Innovations

Mortgage and Finance News: (CENTREVILLE, Va.) Avenu Insights & Analytics ("Avenu"), the global leader in revenue recovery and administrative solutions for state and local governments, is excited to announce its acquisition of Judicial Innovations, a pioneering provider of cloud-based payment and case management solutions. This acquisition marks Avenu's second payment solution acquisition in 2024, underscoring its commitment to investing in government payment technologies and expanding its Justice Solution set including Avenu | Court, Avenu | Jury, and Avenu | Payments.

News: Dark Matter Technologies adds mortgage technology veteran Tony Fox as chief of client engagement

Mortgage and Finance News: (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced industry veteran Tony Fox as its chief of client engagement.

News: Matrix Advises on the Sale of Shape LLC

Mortgage and Finance News: (RICHMOND, Va.) Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. ("Matrix"), a leading, independent investment bank, is pleased to announce the sale of Shape LLC ("Shape" or the "Company") to an undisclosed buyer. Prior to the sale, Shape was owned by funds managed by Gen Cap America, Inc. ("Gen Cap"), a private investment firm headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.

News: New workflow in the Empower LOS makes it easier for mortgage lenders to consider rent payments when qualifying first-time homebuyers

Mortgage and Finance News: (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced the availability of a new, automated workflow in the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) that makes it easier for lenders to identify and qualify loan applicants who could benefit from evaluation of their positive rent payment history.

News: Avenu Insights & Analytics Announces the Acquisition of Finvi’s State and Local Government Division

Mortgage and Finance News: (CENTREVILLE, Va.) Avenu Insights & Analytics ("Avenu"), the global leader in revenue recovery and administrative solutions for state and local governments, is proud to announce the acquisition of Finvi's State and Local Government ("Finvi SLG") Division. This strategic move marks a significant expansion of Avenu's offerings and capabilities in serving state and local governments.

News: ACES Audit Volume Increases 24%, Hits Record High in 2023

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced that, despite challenging mortgage market conditions, the company maintained a record growth path achieved over the last few years by adding more than a dozen of the leading lenders in the U.S. to its client roster in 2023.

News: Optimal Blue PPE Now Available in Native Mobile App for Android and iOS, Gives Loan Officers ‘Pricing in Their Pocket’...

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLANO, Texas) Today, Optimal Blue announced releases related to its publicly listed, native mobile app for the Optimal Blue PPE - the industry's most widely used product, pricing, and eligibility engine. The releases consist of a new mobile app for Android, as well as enhancements to the company's mobile offering for iOS.

News: Argyle’s investments in innovation spur over 50 lenders to switch to the mortgage industry’s highest-converting VOI/E platform

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, closed a banner year of mortgage growth with 50 new IMB, credit union and bank customers. The payroll connectivity leader more than doubled the annual volume of income and employment verifications conducted on behalf of its customers to 1.5 million with the help of 15 of the top 100 mortgage lenders.

News: Legacy Mutual Selects LenderLogix’s QuickQual to Improve Transparency and Responsiveness During Mortgage Borrowers’ Home Search

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks and brokers, today announced that Legacy Mutual Mortgage has selected its pre-approval letter generation tool QuickQual to provide borrowers with a white-labeled, digitally-driven entry point into their homebuying experience.

News: FormFree president Eric Lapin to speak on artificial intelligence at MISMO Winter Summit

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree® today announced its President Eric Lapin has been selected to speak at the MISMO Winter Summit taking place January 8-11, 2024, at The Woodlands Resort just outside of Houston, Texas. Lapin will speak on a panel titled "Demystifying Artificial Intelligence, Digital Identity and Blockchain" during a brown-bag lunch session on January 9 from 12:30 pm-1:25 pm CT. He will be joined by fellow panelists Devin Caster, principal, product solutions at CoreLogic; Rishi Godse, principal technical architect at USAA; and Shawn Jobe, vice president and head of business development at Informative Research.

News: Argyle partners with Dark Matter to bring seamless direct-source income and employment verifications to Empower LOS customers

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, announced today its integration with the Exchange, an interconnected network of mortgage-specific service providers available to customers of the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) from Dark Matter Technologies. This collaboration simplifies the income and employment verification process for lenders, further amplifying the cost and time-saving benefits of digital borrower verification.

News: EnergyCAP Recognized as a Leader in Energy Management Software by Independent Research Firm

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOALSBURG, Pa.) EnergyCAP, a leading provider of energy and sustainability enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, proudly announces its prestigious placement in the top right leader quadrant of the Verdantix Green Quadrant: Energy Management Software 2023. This accolade underscores EnergyCAP's commitment to delivering innovative and effective solutions in the energy & sustainability management sector.

News: Enhanced integration between the Empower LOS and DocMagic adds support for home equity, wholesale channels

Mortgage and Finance News: (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced significant enhancements to the integration between the comprehensive Empower® loan origination system (LOS) and DocMagic's document generation solution.

News: FormFree appoints Solvent CEO DIVINE as head of culture

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree® today announced the appointment of former hip-hop/rap recording artist-turned-techpreneur Victor D. Lombard, professionally known as DIVINE, as head of culture. DIVINE is the CEO and founder of Solvent, a fintech focused on financial empowerment for marginalized groups.

News: Floify launches comprehensive lending platform for mortgage brokers

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOULDER, Colo.) Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS), today announced the launch of Floify Broker Edition, an easy-to-use, one-stop lending platform for mortgage brokers. Built on the foundation of the classic Floify POS platform, Broker Edition has been thoughtfully configured to make managing loans simpler at an accessible price point.

News: Argyle CEO Shmulik Fishman named a 2023 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, announced today that CEO Shmulik Fishman has been named to HousingWire's list of 2023 Tech Trendsetters. Now in its fifth year, the Tech Trendsetters award honors the 50 most impactful executives, product leaders and professionals shaping innovation in the mortgage and real estate industries.

News: Encompass Lending Group Adds LiteSpeed and QuickQual from LenderLogix to Its Digital Mortgage Tech Stack

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced that Encompass Lending Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fathom Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: FTHM), has selected its streamlined point-of-sale (POS) platform LiteSpeed and QuickQual, a loan origination system (LOS) add-on that allows prospective borrowers and real estate agents to run payment and closing costs scenarios.

News: Publix Employees Federal Credit Union inks contract with Dark Matter Technologies to modernize mortgage operations

Mortgage and Finance News: (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced a contract with Lakeland, Florida-based Publix Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU). The signing is the first under Dark Matter's new corporate structure and reflects the growing footprint of the company's popular Empower(r) Loan Origination Platform in the credit union sector.

News: FormFree welcomes MX Founder and Executive Chair Ryan Caldwell to its board of directors

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree® today announced the appointment of MX Technologies, Inc. (MX) Founder and Executive Chair Ryan Caldwell to its board of directors. Caldwell brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services and fintech, helping organizations around the world harness the power of financial data to improve business and consumer outcomes.

News: Baird Joins Agile’s Growing Broker-Dealer Network

Mortgage and Finance News: (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) Agile, a groundbreaking fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker-dealers onto a single electronic platform, is excited to announce that Baird, an international financial services firm, has joined Agile's broker-dealer network.

News: CUSO Home Lending rolls out Dark Matter’s Empower LOS to support mortgage and home equity products

Mortgage and Finance News: (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) CUSO Home Lending has made Empower LOS, a cloud-based loan origination system from Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), available to its credit union owners. CUSO Home Lending is the first credit union service organization to leverage Empower's newly developed joint-venture feature, which allows credit unions to offer individualized branding, products and pricing while taking advantage of the efficiency and cost savings of their CUSO's shared services model.

News: Dovenmuehle Adds Loss Draft Notification and Secure Messaging Features to Its Borrower-Facing Mortgage Subservicing Platform

Mortgage and Finance News: (LAKE ZURICH, Ill.) Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading mortgage subservicing company, announced today that it has released two new features that provide transparency and improve communication through the company's borrower-facing web and mobile applications.

News: Toyota Partnership with HANG Media Targets Niche Segments, Generates Wide Audience

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Toyota and HANG, the leading direct-to-consumer fan platform, are deploying innovative media approaches this sports season that are driving audience levels higher than television, with deeper data insights and engagement. To introduce its first-ever Grand Highlander SUV to targeted Black and Indian expat consumers, Toyota and its agencies, Burrell and InterTrend, have leveraged HANG's unique second-screen experiences to power deep engagement across more than 1 million views.

News: HilltopSecurities Joins Agile’s Growing Broker-Dealer Network

Mortgage and Finance News: (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) Agile, a groundbreaking fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker-dealers onto a single electronic platform, is excited to announce that HilltopSecurities, a full-service investment bank and wealth advisory firm, has joined Agile's broker-dealer network.

News: Secured Signing Approved to Provide Remote Online Notarization (RON) Platform for Delaware Notaries

Mortgage and Finance News: (WILMINGTON, Del.) Secured Signing, a leading provider of Remote Online Notarization (RON) solutions for Real Estate, Legal, Generic Notary transactions, is delighted to announce its official Approved Technology Providers as a RON solution for Delaware Notaries. With this approval, notaries can seamlessly utilize Secured Signing to notarize documents for their clients online, all from the convenience of their homes or offices.

News: Dojo Networks® Partners with A2D to Bring Managed WiFi to Underserved Communities

Mortgage and Finance News: (STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) Dojo Networks, a leading national provider of high-speed internet services, is bringing Managed WiFi for multi-tenant housing (apartment buildings) to underserved communities through a new partnership with A2D. As a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC), A2D develops, owns, and operates open access networks with a focus on improving infrastructure in underserved urban and rural communities.

News: Dark Matter Technologies adds mortgage technology veteran Stephanie Durflinger as chief product officer

Mortgage and Finance News: (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced the appointment of Stephanie Durflinger as chief product officer. Durflinger, a 15-year mortgage technology veteran, comes to Dark Matter from ICE Mortgage Technology, where she most recently served as senior vice president of product development.

News: Six mortgage lenders inked deals with Down Payment Resource in September to support homebuyers with affordable pathways to homeownership

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced it has onboarded six mortgage lenders this September. DPR's expanded client base includes Elevations Credit Union, Embrace Home Loans, Homeowners Financial Group, HomeStreet Bank, RWM Home Loans and a regional bank. This significant milestone reflects the growing need for solutions that promote accessible and sustainable homeownership.