In Other News: BANKRATE (acquisition); TIMETRIC (report); BLUEPOINT (client); and EATSTREET (app).
BANKRATE – Bankrate has reached an agreement to acquire the business of NextAdvisor, an online source of independent and in-depth research and reviews of credit cards, personal finance and internet services.
TIMETRIC – Timetric’s ‘The Cards and Payments Industry in Nigeria: Emerging Trends and Opportunities to 2019’ report provides detailed analysis of market trends in Nigeria’s cards and payments industry. It provides values and volumes for a number of key performance indicators in the industry, including credit transfers, check payments and payment cards, during the review period (2010–2014).
BLUEPOINT – Bluepoint Solutions announced that Camino Federal Credit Union will deploy both the FASTdocs suite, for enterprise content management, and the ImagePoint suite, for end-to-end item capture and processing. By taking an integrated approach, Camino FCU (Montebello, CA-based, 12,400 members, $140 million assets) will eliminate many manual processes, create new opportunities for efficiency, and reach members whenever and wherever they are.
EATSTREET – EatStreet, the largest independent online food ordering company in the United States, announces the release of “FoodCrew” group ordering. EatStreet is the first online food ordering company to offer a platform-wide solution for group ordering with split-the-bill functionality. FoodCrew allows for multiple diners to place their individual requests to the same group order, and allows these users to pay separately with an optional split-the-bill functionality. Diners can now gather large group orders for friends, classmates, coworkers, or even family members via the EatStreet online and mobile app platforms on iOS and Android.