Capital Bank of Texas to Be Acquired by BAT Investments, Inc.

Inspired by a commitment to community banks and the role they play supporting small businesses, BAT Investments, Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Capital Bank of Texas (CBOT), headquartered in Carrizo Springs, Texas. BAT Investments was founded by entrepreneurs and long-time bankers Bobby Priestley and Tanya Miller, who plan to expand the bank’s reach … Read more

‘Best Bank for SME’ – JS Bank Recognized for Third Consecutive Time at Asiamoney Awards 2021

JS Bank has been named the ‘Best Bank for SME-Pakistan’ for the third time in a row by global financial publication Asiamoney. The award reflects increasing recognition for Pakistan’s financial sector in the international financial space. With a portfolio of over 20,000 clients, JS Bank offers customized solutions for SME clients. The Bank has partnered … Read more Launches Peer-to-Peer Trading of Spot Bitcoin With Zero Trading and Network Fees, the innovative derivatives exchange, today announces the launch of a peer-to-peer (P2P) trading feature on its platform with the purpose of empowering users to buy and sell cryptocurrency from one another, making trading easier than ever before. By facilitating secure direct fiat-to-crypto and crypto-to-fiat trades between users and merchants, the P2P marketplace advances crypto … Read more

Evolve Bank & Trust Names Ryan Gilbert and Ed Labry to Its Payment Processing Solutions Advisory Board

Evolve Bank & Trust (“Evolve”), a financial technology global leader, today announced the formation of their Payment Processing Solutions Advisory Board (PPSAB) including members Ryan Gilbert, General Partner of Propel Venture Partners, and Edward (Ed) Labry, Vice Chairman of First Data Corporation. This group of seasoned professionals brings comprehensive financial and payments expertise from various … Read more

Non-Bank Lender Leading the Way in Small Business Funding

Some of the most innovative Australian businesses fall into the ‘small business’ category, yet trying to take advantage of growth opportunities is no easy task. If the big banks are turning your small business loan application away, a flexible, non-bank lender such as Liberty Financial could have the solution.   Alternative lenders have always played an important role in bridging the gap between traditional … Read more

Agent IQ and Extraco Consulting Band Together for High Tech – High Touch Personalization

Agent IQ and Extraco Consulting mutually announced a partnership to extend personalized, consistent banking beyond brick and mortar and into the palm of your customer’s hand. Agent IQ is known in the financial institution industry for a digital platform that enhances customer engagement by supporting bankers to efficiently personalize their connection with the customer at … Read more

Community First Bancorporation Announces Completion of Merger With SFB Bancorp, Inc.

Community First Bancorporation (OTC: CFOK) (“Community First” or the “Company”), the parent company of Community First Bank, announced the completion of the acquisition of SFB Bancorp, Inc. (OTC: SFBK) (“SFB”), and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Security Federal Bank, effective after the close of business on March 19, 2021. SFB was merged with and into Community First … Read more