Two Tech Startups to Debut Technology at NEXT Mortgage Conference

DALLAS, Texas — NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of the only mortgage technology conference for women executives, has announced that startup tech firms ProxyPics and Zipwhip will debut their technology to the mortgage industry at the second biannual NEXT mortgage technology conference, which takes place on June 21-22, 2018 at Hotel ZaZa in Dallas.

Simplifile’s E-recording Platform Utilized by Recording Districts Representing More Than 80-percent of the U.S. Population

PROVO, Utah — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that 31 additional recording jurisdictions located in 16 states throughout the Midwestern, Southwestern, and Western United States have joined Simplifile’s e-recording network.

NotaryCam Celebrates 100K Online Notarizations with Live Demo at National Settlement Services Summit (NS3) 2018

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — NotaryCam, Inc. today announced that it has completed more than 100,000 online notarizations since introducing the service in 2012. To celebrate this milestone, NotaryCam will offer free demos of its eClose360 platform to attendees of the 2018 National Settlement Services Summit (NS3) being held June 6-8 at the Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit.

Matic CEO Aaron Schiff Named 2018 HousingWire Rising Star

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, announced today that company co-founder and CEO Aaron Schiff has been recognized as a HousingWire Rising Star.

ARMCO Enhances Automation and Analysis in ACES Audit Technology

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation software solutions, has announced several product enhancements that improve the mortgage quality control (QC) process for lenders and servicers using its auditing platform ACES Audit Technology(TM).

Phil Laren of MCT to Speak on MSR Liquidity Challenges Panel Session at MBA National Secondary Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its Director of MSR Services, Phil Laren, will be speaking on a panel at the MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo held on May 21 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

American Banker Magazine Names Mortgage Capital Trading to Inaugural Best Places to Work in Fintech List

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that American Banker magazine named the company to its new Best Places to Work in Financial Technology list. MCT ranked number four out of only 20 companies that were honored.

LBA Ware Appoints Mortgage Technology Specialist Diana Sheffer as Solutions Consultant

MACON, Ga. — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, announced it has hired Diana Sheffer as a solutions consultant to support the company’s sales and product implementation efforts. In this role, Sheffer will apply her 18 years’ experience in mortgage lending and technology consulting to connect LBA Ware’s clients with best-fit systems integration and process automation solutions to enhance performance-driven organizational growth.

Ascend Federal Credit Union Automates its Residential Mortgage Lending Business with OpenClose’s LenderAssist LOS and DecisionAssist PPE

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that Ascend Federal Credit Union (Ascend) is leveraging its LenderAssist(TM) LOS platform and DecisionAssist(TM) product and pricing engine (PPE). OpenClose’s completely browser-based solution has delivered additional efficiencies and heightened service levels for the credit union’s growing mortgage lending division.

IDS, Inc. Advises Mortgage Lenders to Address UCD Warnings Prior to June 25 Deadline

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Mortgage document preparation vendor, International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), has announced it is advising all lenders to begin troubleshooting warnings from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) portal regarding missing information in their UCD files. Effective June 25, 2018, the GSEs will fire a fatal edit in their Loan Delivery systems if the UCD status is “Not Successful” or a UCD was not submitted. (UPDATED)