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Andrew Macdougall

Andrew Macdougall

Andrew is a journalist and content marketing manager at Notarize.

RON vs. RIN: What's the Difference?

This article originally appeared in the August 2020 edition of Mortgage Banker Magazine, which can be found here.

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Notarize, Trust & Will Partner to Launch First eWill in Florida

Notarize, the leading platform for legally signing and notarizing documents online, and Trust & Will, the leader in online estate planning in the U.S., today completed the first electronic Will (eWill) in the state of Florida, one year after completing the first eWill in U.S. history.
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Notarize Unveils “Buy Now” Pricing Plans for Title Agents

You know your business better than anyone, and when you’re ready to implement change, the last thing you want to do is wait.

At Notarize, we’re committed to giving your organization a seamless onboarding experience that delights your customers and keeps your business moving forward. That’s why today, we unveiled a “Buy Now” feature on our title pricing page, empowering title agencies to select their pricing plan with the click of a button – all without talking to our Sales team.

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Notarize and Stripe Partner to Keep Notaries Working, Remotely and Safely, from Home

Today, we announced a new partnership with leading payments platform Stripe to empower notaries with the ability to work online and receive almost instantaneous payment for the notarizations they have completed.

By integrating with Stripe Connect, a platform that powers marketplaces by accepting payments from customers and paying out to service providers, Notarize can pay notaries on the same day they perform notarization services.

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Missouri and Hawaii Pass Remote Online Notarization Bills

Remote online notarization (RON) has become an essential service during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, allowing thousands of notaries and millions of their customers to conduct business as usual while prioritizing their health and safety.

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How to Get Started with Notarize for Business

Changing your workflow isn't always easy, but here at Notarize, we're proud to offer a product that makes it easier for our business partners to access and use remote solutions.

Recently, we launched Notarize Academy for Business – product training courses that will teach you the ins and outs of the Notarize platform. As a compliment to the new Academy training, here are several actions and insights around remote online notarization and how to get started.

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Notarize and Title365 Join Forces to Offer Online Closing Solutions

Today, Notarize is proud to announce a new partnership with Title365®, a Xome Company®, that extends its online closing platform to new closing agents nationwide. The companies will partner on hybrid and fully digital residential real estate closings, empowering Title365 to grow its digital mortgage experience for signers in multiple states in lockstep with the changing market.

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Notarize Experiences 400% Growth in 90 Days

Platform sets RON standard and surpasses 100,000 digital real estate closings after securing $35 million in Series C funding in March to provide secure transaction liquidity

Today, we announce a $35 million new round of funding in March, bringing total funding to date to $82 million. The Series C round was led by real-estate focused venture capital firm Camber Creek, Boston-based Polaris Partners, and other existing strategic investors, and has helped Notarize quickly scale to meet unprecedented demand over the last three months. 

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Colorado and Oregon Become Latest States to Adopt Online Notarization

When Notarize opened its doors in 2015, only Virginia allowed its notaries to connect with signers online. Today, we're excited to share the news that Colorado and Oregon have become the 26th and 27th states, respectively, to sign remote online notarization legislation into law.
 
Combined, these states will allow 122,000 additional notaries to access technology that will help them serve signers in a safer and more secure way.
 
The addition of Colorado and Oregon increases the number of states to pass RON legislation in 2020 to five – following Wisconsin, Alaska, and Louisiana, which passed earlier this month.
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Announcing Free Product Training for Notarize Business Partners

At Notarize, we're proud that our digital solutions make it easier for businesses and their clients to get things notarized. However, we know that easing into new technology is often the hardest and most daunting hurdle to clear.

That's why we're excited to offer our business partners a new, complementary suite of training tools through our Notarize Academy that will teach you how to quickly get up and running on the Notarize platform.

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