October 15, 2012: Integral Selected to Launch Wells Fargo's New FX Platform
Integral Development Corp. announced today it was selected by Wells Fargo & Company to launch Wells Fargo's new FX pricing service. The platform allows Wells Fargo to electronically access liquidity directly and indirectly from over 50 sources, including market making banks, ECNs and professional trading firms. Under the agreement, Wells Fargo manages its liquidity sources, price-making streams and customer-specific offerings from Integral's hosted administrative tools.
September 7, 2012: Upside to Wall Street's Tech Glitches?
The fundamental culture shift is happening on Wall Street with more and more firms opting to bring in technology experts in leadership positions. One recent example is the CME changing their leadership to focus more on technology. CME CEO Craig Donohue, a lawyer by profession, was recently replaced by Lupinder Gill, the firm’s technology leader.
August 28, 2012: Brokerage at Turkey's Largest Investment Bank Partners with Integral for Margin FX Solution
IS Investment, Turkey’s largest investment bank, partnered with Integral Development Corp., a leading provider of FX trading solutions and services, to automate its existing margin FX business. The solution includes access to over a dozen bank liquidity providers and a high-performance connection to MetaTrader 4 (MT4). By customizing Integral’s cloud-based technology services to its needs and by sourcing from liquidity providers that were already live on FX Grid®, ‘IS Investment’ was able to go to market in record time and with almost no up-front capital expenditures.
July 31, 2012: CME Group Launches Instant Messaging Platform for Energy Trading Community
CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced the launch of CME Direct Messenger, a sophisticated instant messaging platform for traders in the energy markets. CME Direct Messenger will be powered by market-leading instant messaging software developed by Pivot, Inc., which was recently acquired by CME Group.
July 10, 2012: Tullett Prebon and Integral Partner to Launch Spot FX Platform
Tullett Prebon, one of the world's leading inter-dealer brokers, announces the beta launch of tpSPOTDEAL, a spot FX platform, with Integral Development Corp., a leading provider of FX trading solutions and services, as its chosen technology provider.
February 15, 2012: Silverback Announces Acquisitions of Two Leading Cloud Software Companies: PowerSteering Software and Tenrox
Silverback Enterprise Group, which acquires and builds industry-leading enterprise software companies, announced today the acquisitions of PowerSteering Software, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise project and portfolio management (PPM) software
December 21, 2011: 10 Serial Entrepreneurs
Harpal Sandhu is president and CEO of Integral Development Corp., a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company he co-founded in 1993 that calls itself the only multi-sided trading network for foreign exchange.
December 12, 2011: Allegro and Pivot Inc. Increase Trader Productivity with Trade Connect™
Allegro Development Corporation, a leading provider of energy trading and risk management (ETRM) software, and Pivot Inc., a leading provider of instant messaging and liquidity management software to the financial and commodity markets, announced today the release of Trade Connect 8.1, which provides efficiency around OTC trading processes and improves visibility into company positions with intraday pricing and real-time position valuation.
December 4, 2011: [x+1]’s Digital Marketing Hub Component Named As a Leader in Demand-Side Platform Category in Report by Independent Research Firm
Online targeting platform leader [x+1] announced today that the DSP component of its digital marketing hub was named a leader in the Demand-Side Platform (DSP) category in a new December 2011 report from Forrester Research, Inc.
August 2, 2011: QualityHealth Chairman and CEO Rob Rebak Selected as One of PharmaVoice's "100 Most Inspiring People in the Life-Sciences Industry"
QualityHealth, the largest targeted online customer acquisition solution for healthcare marketers, announced today that Chairman and CEO Rob Rebak has been honored as one of the top driving forces in the life-sciences industry.
July 18, 2011: Integral Recognized as Best Trading Technology Vendor 2011 by FX Week
Integral Development Corp., a leading provider of FX trading solutions and services, announced today that FX Week has awarded the firm with the coveted e-FX Award 2011 for Best Trading Technology Vendor.
"While Integral is honored to have been recognized by FX Week, the leading trade publication that covers FX markets, it is crystal clear to us that as a company, we win when our partners win," said Harpal Sandhu, CEO, Integral Development Corporation. "Since it is well-known that FX Week puts a lot of emphasis on customer endorsements when selecting the winner, we are proud and thankful to everyone who helped us get to this point."
May 2, 2011: The Bar Code That Tells You How Much Water, Light and Fertilizer
Mike Wehrs, chief executive of Scanbuy, the mobile bar code platform that works with Home Depot, said more than 25 million people in the United States already had the ability to scan with their mobile phones. He expects the number to increase as more people acquire smartphones.
April 20, 2011: Scanbuy completes latest financing with an oversubscribed $5 million round
Scanbuy, Inc., the global leader in mobile barcode solutions, today announced that it has raised an additional $5 million to complete its latest round of funding. Investors for the round include Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Hudson Ventures and a number of existing private investors.
March 22, 2011: The Home Depot rolls out mobile barcode service in North America powered by the ScanLife Platform
Scanbuy, Inc., the global leader in mobile barcode solutions, today announced that it has partnered with The Home Depot to launch an extensive, national communications strategy utilizing mobile barcodes enabled by the ScanLife system. The effort incorporates 2D barcodes (QR codes) to give customers more immediate access to relevant information such as product rating and reviews, How-To guides and videos on specific products.
December 7, 2010: Verge Solutions and Peminic Merge
Verge Solutions, LLC announces that the operations of Peminic, Inc. have been merged with its own. The deal creates a Verge Solutions with over 600 hospital clients using solutions for Patient Safety, Regulatory Compliance, Medical Staff Management, Claims Management, Committee Workﬂow, Patient Relations, Root Cause Analysis, and Peer Review
September 27, 2010: Bluefly Launches Mobile Barcode Technology in Television Commercials
Bluefly, a leading online retailer of designer fashion and accessories, announced today that it has incorporated mobile barcode technology from Scanbuy, Inc. into its recently launched television advertising campaign, Closet Confessions. The Closet Confessions advertisements, which launched on Bravo media’s various platforms earlier this month, are a series of 45-second spots that feature celebrities giving tours of their closets and sharing stories about their lives. The ScanLife mobile barcodes, or “Quick Response” codes, will appear in the ads through November, giving viewers instant access to additional video content or a $30-off coupon and when they scan the codes with their camera phones using a barcode scanning application.
September 27, 2010: Automated trades: Man and machinery in perfect harmony
The jump in FX daily turnover seen by the Bank for International Settlements in its recent survey was largely attributed to increased activity by "other financial institutions".
The category includes hedge funds, pension funds, some banks, mutual funds, insurance companies and central banks. But it also includes algorithmic and high-frequency trading firms.
September 22, 2010: Integral’s ‘FX-in-the-Cloud’ Concept Leapfrogs Established Performance and Productivity Paradigms
Integral Development Corp. (www.integral.com), a leading provider of FX trading solutions and services, announced today record speed in both trade execution and time-to-market deployment of new systems. The company takes this as validation that the ‘FX-in-the-cloud’ concept that the firm has been promoting for the past several years is proving itself to be far superior to other solutions. It allows active market participants to enter or expand their FX business with zero additional capital investment, offers them a wide variety of risk management capabilities, and allows them to benefit from added flexibility in managing their mix of liquidity providers, prime brokers and customer segments.
July 6, 2010: EMC to Acquire Greenplum
EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world's leading provider of information infrastructure solutions, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire California-based Greenplum, Inc. Greenplum is a privately-held, fast-growing provider of disruptive data warehousing technology, a key enabler of "big data" clouds and self-service analytics. Upon completion of the acquisition, Greenplum will form the foundation of a new data computing product division within EMC's Information Infrastructure business.
June 8, 2010: Greenplum Software Builds Global Momentum; Names Elie Simon as EMEA General Manager
Greenplum Software, the world’s leading data infrastructure company, today announced that it has named Elie Simon as Vice President and General Manager of EMEA. In this role, Mr. Simon will establish the European Operations to support Greenplum clients and partners who are rapidly adopting new and modern approaches to data warehousing and business analytics.
June 4, 2010: Integral Recognized Twice By Profit & Loss Magazine’s 2010 Reader’s Choice Digital Market Awards
Integral Development Corp, a leading technology and application provider of FX trading solutions and services, today announced that it was recognized twice by Profit & Loss Magazine in the magazine’s 2010 Reader’s Choice Digital Market Awards. Integral won in the category of Best Retail FX Platform with FX Power Trader, Integral’s white label retail margin trading solution. It also took top honors in the category Best Algorithmic Trading System with FX Inside Alpha, the most complete solution designed to take on the challenges of FX algorithmic trading.
May 10, 2010: Qualityhealth Significantly Expands Strategy And Analytics Management Team
QualityHealth has assembled an industry-leading team of interactive healthcare marketing veterans to form its Marketing Strategy and Product Innovation team, as the company aims to bring a new level of strategic focus, product innovation and analytical insight to the company's offerings for healthcare marketers. With the addition of Elaine Boxer, SVP, Marketing Strategy; Denise Esakoff, VP, Product Management; Louis Sanquini, VP, Product Innovation; and Virginia (Ginger) A. Evans, Senior Director, Marketing Analytics; QualityHealth is increasing its efforts toward developing a full spectrum of integrated healthcare marketing programs. This leadership team focuses on developing solutions to unique brand and category issues, and helps brands succeed and grow by providing insight-driven strategy, customized solutions, analytics optimization, ROI measurement and more.
April 20, 2010: QualityHealth, Formerly MTS, Announces New Name and New Focus
Marketing Technology Solutions (MTS) has rebranded as QualityHealth in order to showcase its focus as the leading performance-based marketing platform serving healthcare brands. With this new platform, Quality Health is adding detailed insight into the decision points that drive patient conversion, providing more accuracy and greater scale in reaching patient prospects.
February 26, 2010: Cellphones Let Shoppers Point, Click and Purchase
Appropriately enough for a revered designer, Ms. Kamali is in the vanguard. A technology called ScanLife was installed at her boutique in recent weeks, and it already allows people to scan bar codes on merchandise and obtain details about the clothes through videos. The part about buying items day or night will come in another week or two.
February 9, 2010: [x+1] Experiences Record Growth in Q4 and FY 2009 With Strong Adoption of its Leading Online Targeting Platform
[x+1], the online targeting platform leader, today announced it had achieved record revenues, robust topline growth and profitability for the fourth quarter of 2009. Fourth quarter revenue increased 62 percent over the same period in 2008, while revenue for the year was up 63 percent over 2008.
The strong Q4 and year-end results were fueled by various performance factors, including a number of significant new Fortune 500 business wins as well as incremental revenue gains from existing customers as they experienced measurable conversion and ROI results on digital campaigns.
February 3, 2010: Motorola Ventures Leads Investment Round in Scanbuy, Inc.
Motorola, Inc., through its strategic investment arm, Motorola Ventures, today announced an investment in Scanbuy, Inc., a leader in mobile barcode solutions. Motorola acted as lead investor and was joined by Masthead Venture Partners, Hudson Ventures and select private investors. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.
January 10, 2010: ScanBuy: From Print to Phone to Web. And a Sale?
Print may be a flat medium, but that has not stopped magazine publishers from trying to add dimension to their pages. For at least a decade, they have been experimenting with bar codes and icons that could take readers to Web sites, trying to add a bit of Internetlike interactivity to their pages.
January 6, 2010: Former Sears Media Operations Head Perianne Grignon Joins [x+1] As Vice President of Media Strategy and Chief Marketing Officer
[x+1], the leader in predictive marketing solutions, today announced that Perianne Grignon has joined the company as vice president of media and chief marketing officer. A former vice president of media strategy and digital innovation for Sears Holdings Corporation, Grignon is a champion of using analytic tools to improve marketing and media allocation decisions.
November 18, 2009: New Media+1 Platform from [x+1] Puts Marketers, Agencies in the Driver’s Seat of Online Targeting and Decisioning
[x+1], the leader in online targeting and decisioning today announced the release of Media+1, its new media targeting platform. The new platform includes a rich, intuitive user interface that enables agencies and marketers for the first time to create custom audience targeting segments and conduct highly targeted ad exchange buys that deliver measurable results.
November 10, 2009: Certpoint Systems Cited as Visionary in Gartner's 2009 Magic Quadrant for Corporate Learning Systems
CERTPOINT Systems, a leading international provider of integrated enterprise learning solutions, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, inc. in the "visionaries" quadrant of the 2009 Magic Quadrant for Corporate Learning Systems. Gartner categorises visionaries as forward-thinking vendors, differentiated by their product innovation.
»» November 2, 2009: NCR buys Netkey to provide end-to-end kiosk and digital signage solution
NCR Corporation announced today that it has purchased the assets of Netkey, Inc., a market-leading provider of kiosk and digital signage software applications used by leading companies to deliver a growing range of multi-industry self-service applications such as gift registry, guided selling, endless aisle and human resources functions. Terms were not disclosed.
October 20, 2009: Predictive Marketing Leader [x+1] Cited As an Interactive Attribution "Strong Performer" in New Report by Top Independent Research Firm
[x+1], the leader in predictive marketing, was cited as a Strong Performer in Forrester Research Inc.'s Wave Report, "The Forrester Wave: Interactive Attribution, Q4 2009," released today. In the report, Forrester stated that it was "impressed with [x+1]'s full-service offering, which includes some of the richest algorithmic analytics of the group."
October 15, 2009: OpenService, Inc. Re-Branding Company as LogMatrix
OpenService, Inc., a provider of compliance, security, and network management solutions announced today a re-branding of the Company as LogMatrix.
September 23, 2009: DataMotion Positioned in Visionaries Quadrant of 2009 Magic Quadrant for Managed File Transfer
DataMotion, a privately held company specializing in secure business exchange solutions, today announced that it has been positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of the newly released Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Managed File Transfer" report.
August 19, 2009: Online Marketing Pioneer [x+1] Continues on a Robust Growth Path in Q2
[x+1], the leader in predictive marketing, continues to go against the economic grain, posting strong growth for the second quarter ended June 30 with a 45% increase in total revenue compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, total revenue increased by 46% for the first half of 2009 over the first half of 2008. This growth has been fueled in part by the need for performance metrics in the hard-hit financial services and travel industries. In the current market environment, companies recognize that they can no longer afford to take a â€œhit or missâ€ approach to online marketing and advertising if they want their brand, products and services to be profitable.
August 4, 2009: Greenplum Continues Record Growth and Momentum in Data Warehousing Infrastructure Market
Greenplum Software, the pioneer of Enterprise Data Cloud™ solutions for large-scale data warehousing and analytics, today announced 50 percent growth in sales and 70 percent increase in customers for the first half of 2009 over the comparable period, one year ago. In the first half of the year, Greenplum also continued to assert its leadership in the data warehousing infrastructure market, introducing several significant product innovations during this period and signing many new large-scale customers in the U.S. and overseas.
July 18, 2009: ScanLife Named as a Top 10 Camera Phone Accessory
Scanbuy's ScanLife is an unusual mobile 2-D barcode application that uses a camera phone to scan and read EZcodes for instant access to special information and digital content. In other words, you can use your phone's camera to snap information instead of photos.
June 1, 2009: Integral Receives $11m Investment Led by Adams Street Partners
Signaling continued expansion for one of the industry's fastest growing electronic foreign exchange (eFX) platforms, Integral Development Corporation (www.integral.com) today announced an $11 million investment led by Adams Street Partners, one of the largest managers of private equity investments in the world.
May 22, 2009: ScanBuy: New '2D barcodes' puts info at the tip of your camera phone
ScanLife and Jagtag want you to get in the habit of using your cellphone camera as a magic wand to extract digital content from inanimate objects.
The tech start-ups are in a race to get consumers to scan "2D barcodes" -- matrix-like patterns that can hold much more data than the ubiquitous striped barcodes.
May 5, 2009: ScanBuy: First 2D bar code on book links to Amazon.com
A new book on digital branding includes a 2D mobile bar code on its back cover that connects directly to the title’s page on Amazon’s mobile Web site.
April 22, 2009: Scanbuy Wins Outdoor Advertising Award
Scanbuy, a global leader in mobile marketing solutions, announced today that one of its 2D barcode projects has won an award from MediaPost's Digital Out of Home Media Awards. The award is for the category of "Best Integration with Mobile" and the campaign launched in 2008 in partnership with Citysearch and Discovery Communications.
April 8, 2009: TouchCommerce raises $10 Million from Sierra Ventures to fuel its Market Leading Online Interaction Solution
TouchCommerce, a leader in the field of Pay for Performance Online Conversion, announced today it has raised $10 million in a financing led by new investor Sierra Ventures. The existing institutional investors Emergence Capital, Hudson Ventures, Dolphin Equity and Partech International participated in the financing as well.
March 31, 2009: Marketing Technology Solutions Primed for Future Growth with Appointment of Rob Rebak as New CEO
Marketing Technology Solutions (MTS), today appointed Rob Rebak as the company's new Chief Executive Officer. MTS is the leader in performance-based interactive marketing and specializes in connecting engaged health consumers with health brands. Rebak is responsible for shaping the vision and strategy of MTS going forward and for building upon the company's strong financial performance to date.
March 30, 2009: Deal Radar 2009: Greenplum
We kick-start this week's Deal Radar with the San Mateo, CA-based data warehousing company, Greenplum. Scott Yara and Luke Lonergan merged their two independent ventures to create Greenplum in 2003. The two saw that with the rise of the Internet, companies began to collect a thousand times more data than they did just a few years ago
March 3, 2009: Marketing Technology Solutions Announces Strong 2008 Growth and Web Site Enhancements for QualityHealth.com
Marketing Technology Solutions (MTS), a performance-based, interactive marketing company that specializes in connecting health and pharmaceutical brands with engaged, health-conscious consumers, today announced strong growth during 2008, along with significant traffic growth for its flagship consumer health information site QualityHealth.com. The Company has used the downturn in the economy as an opportunity to enhance its technology infrastructure and staff with top industry talent highlighted with the hires of Ken Kantor previously at IAC as VP of Consumer Marketing and Linda Evans previously of AOL Health as Managing Editor.
February 17, 2009: Telecom Italia launches Scanbuy Technology
From the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, Telecom Italia launches the service 'Flash Me', a mobile application based on 2D code technology that utilizes the mobile phone's camera to read a sort of 'virtual stamp' printed on magazines, newspapers and other advertising devices, to directly connect the user to the mobile Internet.
January 26, 2009: Greenplum Named "Company to Watch" in Intelligent Enterprise 2009 Editors' Choice Awards
Greenplum, a leading provider of database software for the next generation of data warehousing and analytics, today announced that it was named a "Company to Watch" in TechWeb's Intelligent Enterprise 2009 Editors' Choice Awards. Intelligent Enterprise selected companies for this award that it believes are providing exceptional vision, technology innovation and customer leadership in attaining strategic objectives.
January 23, 2009: Scanbuy's 2D Barcode Application to be Pre-Loaded on LG Camera Phones
Scanbuy, a global leader in mobile marketing solutions, today announced that its ScanLife 2D barcode application will be pre-loaded on camera phones from LG Electronics, the third largest handset manufacturer in the world. The KF310 is already available with the application in Spain, and additional phones will be introduced in other markets over the coming months.
January 22, 2009: [x+1] Experiences Rapid Growth for Its Custom Online Ad Networks
[x+1], the leader in predictive marketing, announced that the total
number of insertion orders for its Media+1 solution for creating
custom online ad networks grew nearly eightfold between Q4 2007 and Q4
2008. This stunning growth in a difficult market period reflects
[x+1]'s ability to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition
campaigns, regardless of scale, by helping agencies build
client-specific custom display ad networks.
January 13, 2009: Scanbuy's Multi-Barcode Reader Released for Google's Android Platform
Scanbuy, a global leader in mobile marketing solutions, announced today that its ScanLife multi-barcode reader is now compatible for mobile phones running on Google Android. This free application can be downloaded from Android Market or by going to www.getscanlife.com on the mobile browser.
December 24, 2008: Greenplum Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant in Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems
Greenplum, a leading provider of database software for the next generation of data warehousing and analytics, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the visionaries quadrant in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems report.
October 28, 2008: inQ Changes Name to TouchCommerce
At 12:01 a.m. October 28, visitors to the company's www.inq.com web site were being automatically redirected to the company's new www.touchcommerce.com web site. The headline of an advertisement in the program of the Forrester's Consumer 2008 Forum read: "1,476,943 conversions later, inQ is now TouchCommerce." The company's tagline now reads, "TouchCommerce: Target. Interact. Convert."
»» December 10, 2007: PNC completes Albridge Solutions acquisition
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. said Friday it purchased Albridge Solutions Inc., a provider of portfolio accounting and wealth management services. The bank company said Lawrenceville, N.J.-based Albridge will broaden the offerings of PNC's PFPC Worldwide Inc. investment services unit. Terms were not disclosed. Pittsburgh-based PNC (NYSE:PNC) is one of the nation's largest diversified financial services organizations, providing retail and business banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending, wealth management, asset management and global fund services.
»» October 16, 2007: Constant Contact Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering and Underwriters' Exercise of Over-allotment Option
Constant Contact, Inc. today announced the completion, on October 9, 2007, of its initial public offering of 6,700,000 shares of its common stock at $16.00 per share (before underwriting discounts and commissions). Of the 6,700,000 shares sold in this offering, Constant Contact sold 5,829,839 shares and certain stockholders of the company sold 870,161 shares. Constant Contact also announced today that the underwriters of its initial public offering exercised, in full, their option to purchase an additional 1,005,000 shares of common stock at the initial public offering price of $16.00 per share (before underwriting discounts and commissions). Of the over-allotment shares, Constant Contact sold 370,006 shares and existing shareholders sold 634,994 shares.
»» July 24, 2007: Hearst Corporation to Acquire UGO Networks
Hearst Corporation announced today that it will acquire UGO Networks, Inc., a leading online entertainment company. The announcement was made by Victor F. Ganzi, president & CEO, Hearst Corporation; J Moses, CEO of UGO Networks, Inc.; and Kenneth Bronfin, president of Hearst Interactive Media, the division within Hearst that will manage UGO. The privately held companies will complete the deal within the next several weeks. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval. Terms were not disclosed.
»» November 8, 2006: AOL Acquires The Relegence Corporation
AOL LLC today announced that it has acquired leading financial news and information search technology company, The Relegence Corporation of New York. AOL's acquisition agreement with privately-held Relegence was signed and closed on Monday, November 6th, 2006. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Relegence and its 60 employees will continue to be headquartered in New York, with offices in London and Tel Aviv. It will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of AOL, and will continue to partner with and serve a distinguished list of the world's top financial services firms.