Pivotus Ventures, a new venture capital firm launched by Umpqua Holdings Corporation, believes that drastic action is needed to keep banks relevant in the coming years. If any FIs can do it, Umpqua is certainly among them. Just last year, the Portland, Oregon-based corporation performed the rare feat of upgrading its core system, and is known for its quirky… Read more »

Pivotus Ventures Inc., a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation, has hired Janina Lieser and Raj Bhandari as Entrepreneur in Residence, Dr. Andrew Eichenbaum as Chief Data Scientist and Joshua Sortino as Head of Design. All will work directly with Managing Directors Steve Gotz and Oren Goldschmidt to advance bank innovation and customer experience. Read Full… Read more »