THE market

MALVERN, Penn. –Akcelerant, a provider of software and services, reported that Michigan-based PARDA Federal Credit Union has become a new customer of Akcelerant Framework’s loan origination solution.

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--CU*NorthWest, the 100% credit union-owned CUSO, reported that $3.6 million Homestead Federal Credit Union in Billings, Mont. has signed to convert to its core system in January of 2015.

HOUSTON–Alaska USA FCU said it is partnering with Cardtronics, Inc., the world's largest retail ATM owner/operator, to provide Alaska USA’s members surcharge-free access to more than 200 Cardtronics-owned and -operated ATMs throughout Washington and in the High Desert area of California.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--CU*Answers said its employee-driven “Be an Innovator” program has reached its second anniversary with more than 50% of the company’s employees having attended the 13 meetings held.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas--Rentsys Recovery Services, a provider of comprehensive business continuity solutions, has partnered with Ripcord Solutions, a Seattle-based provider of consulting and training services, to offer its customers business continuity consulting and training services.

MALVERN, Penn. – Akcelerant reported it has expanded its relationship with Grow Financial FCU to include the forthcoming Akcelerant Framework account origination solution.

DALLAS– Credit union mortgage services provider, CU Members Mortgage, has named the winners of its annual Credit Union Elite Partners Club program for their 2013/2014 fiscal year. 

DES MOINES, Iowa— As part of a multi-stage brand integration strategy, the SHAZAM Network said it is retiring the Cardinal Software logo.

PLANO, Texas—Catalyst Corporate is reporting that since launch of its mobile deposit capture solution in 2013, more than 50 credit unions have signed on and their 30,000 respective members have deposited more than 500,000 checks in just the first 10 months of 2014.

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Educational Community Credit Union here has selected Fiserv’s DNA account processing platform and a variety of other integrated Fiserv solutions.