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Bluepoint has strong finish to 2009

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VISTA, Calif. (2/26/10)--Bluepoint Solutions, which provides remote deposit capture, image-based item processing and enterprise content management software technology for financial institutions, announced that 2009 ended strongly for the company. It added four new financial institutions, including three credit unions, during December. New credit union clients are City and County CU, St. Paul, Minn.; South Carolina FCU, Charleston, S.C.; and Honda FCU, Torrance, Calif. They selected at least one module from Bluepoint's ImagePoint solution suite, an end-to-end image-based check clearing to help credit unions and other financial institutions of all sizes to better manage item processing. The platform has three integrated product families:
* ImagePoint Capture for remote capture of items; * ImagePoint Hub for aggregation and forward presentment of items; and * ImagePoint Foundation for central item processing functions and image exchange.

Newtek introduces free site for business owners

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NEW YORK (2/26/10)--Newtek Business Services Inc. is offering a new free website designed to support business owners when they launch, upgrade and maintain their presence in today's online e-commerce market. The site also will assist their growth initiatives with a suite of e-commerce features. The New York City-based Newtek has been a CUNA Strategic Services provider since 2003. "Many businesses today cannot afford, or don't know how to access and create a profitable e-commerce initiative or platform for business," said Newtek CEO/Chairman Barry Sloan, adding that the company is "ready to help small businesses in difficult times to compete and finance their growth. The free website is one of the many ways we are able to demonstrate our support for small businesses in the U.S." The website product--Newtek SiteCenter --will support businesses regardless of size and budget. "The businesses that we expect to flourish the most in 2010 are the ones who understand the importance of e-commerce, and we can build and manage their online presence for them as well as their brick and mortar stores," said Sloane. "By providing an end-to-end environment through Newtek's consolidated merchant processing and Web services operations, Newtek is able to reduce both risks and costs for our customers." The website, at www.newtekwebservices.com, is a bilingual, user-friendly do-it-yourself Web product with more than 1,000 design schemes for business owners to use with their own custombuilt website, with essential e-commerce features, said the company. The design of the site is free. If the business wants additional features, such as a shopping cart application that accommodates Newtek's new NewtPay or NewtPay Pro payment systems, or if Web hosting is provided, there are nominal charges, said Newtek.

CUNAs CPDOnline in first international partnership

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MADISON, Wis. (2/26/10)--The Credit Union National Association's (CUNA) CPDOnline, an online credit union training service, has been chosen to provide the Jamaican credit union movement with training services. The Jamaican Credit Union League is CPDOnline's first international client. "The international credit union community is recognizing the quality and significant value that CUNA's training services and products offer," said Todd Spiczenski, vice president, CUNA center for professional development. CPDOnline will customize the program to meet the league's specific professional development needs, he said. The Web-based training service is designed to help credit unions manage their employee training programs. It draws upon more than 40 years of credit union-specific training and combines the ease of on-demand, self-study training with expertly designed credit union courses and personal assistance when needed, said CUNA. More than 1,200 credit unions have enrolled in CPDOnline. For more information, use the link or call 800-356-9655, ext. 4072.