SafeChain Announces Founding Title Partners in Blockchain Network

COLUMBUS, Ohio — SafeChain, in partnership with 9 independent title agents in Ohio, has launched a blockchain-backed network that enables peer-to-peer transfers of prior title insurance policies to streamline the title search process and drive down costs for member agencies.

New Bill Targets Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

ATLANTA, Ga. — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) issued a statement today informing employers that bipartisan legislation currently pending could significantly revise the rules for employer-sponsored retirement plans.

LBA Ware to Exhibit in Innovation Alley at Second Annual FinTech South Conference

MACON, Ga. — LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that it will be an exhibiting company in Innovation Alley at FinTech South 2019, the Southeast’s largest event dedicated to financial innovation.

NotaryCam Completes Its First Remote Online Notarization eWill Transaction in Nevada

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — NotaryCam(R), the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has executed its first electronic will (eWill) transaction in Nevada using remote online notarization (RON). The transaction was conducted on behalf of a client of Reno-based law firm Laub and Laub.

SafeChain Partners with Adeptive to Provide Fraud-Free Closings for ResWare Customers

COLUMBUS, Ohio — SafeChain, an industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain applications for land title, announced today that Adeptive Software has integrated SafeWire into ResWare, Adeptive’s powerful title and escrow production software.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Kerry Webb as Director of Business Development

ADDISON, Texas — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that it has hired Kerry Webb as Executive Managing Director of Business Development. In this role, Webb will be responsible for recruiting, managing and motivating teams of mortgage professionals to meet and exceed productions goals that align with the overall company’s strategic volume growth and profitability goals.

Simplifile Promotes Mark Moats to VP of National Accounts

PROVO, Utah — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced it has promoted Mark Moats to Vice President of National Accounts. Moats previously served as a Regional Sales Director for Simplifile and has been with the company for nearly 13 years.

Matic Makes HousingWire’s List of Top Mortgage Tech Companies for Second Year in a Row

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Digital insurance agency Matic has been named to HousingWire’s HW TECH100(TM) list of the top housing technology companies in the United States. The annual awards program, now in its sixth year, recognizes the most innovative tech firms in the real estate and mortgage finance sector.

Anow advances to final round of Mortgage Professional America’s Power Originator Summit Awards

RED DEER, Alberta — Anow, developer of appraisal firm management software that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, has been named a finalist for Mortgage Professional America’s Power Originator Summit Award for Best Technology.

FormFree and Board Member Faith Schwartz Named Finalists for Mortgage Professional America Power Originator Summit Awards

ATHENS, Ga. — Both FormFree(R) and Faith Schwartz, a member of FormFree’s board of directors, were named finalists for Mortgage Professional America’s Power Originator Summit Awards. As nominees for the Best Rate Referrals Award for Best Technology and the RCN Capital Award for Woman of Distinction, FormFree and Schwartz were recognized at the inaugural Power Originator Summit at the Anaheim Convention Centre on April 4.