THE market

SAN DIEGO--Mitek and Cachet Financial Solutions have expanded their partnership to offer Mitek’s Mobile Photo Account Opening SaaS Suite as part Cachet’s mobile prepaid platform.

SAN FRANCISCO– Better Branches Technology, a provider of branch visitor queuing, appointment handling and workforce management software for credit unions, announced that First Community Credit Union, Houston, Texas, is deploying Better Lobby Mobile Appointment Booking Tool.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Source Technologies, a provider of integrated solutions for managing financial transactions and other secure business processes, is reporting said it has signed more than 100 new customers during 2014 for its magnetic ink character recognition (MICR) printing and transactional kiosk solutions.

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.