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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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Notarize Welcomes Kate Brigham as VP of Product

At Notarize, we're proud to play a part in helping signers across the globe realize their dreams – buying a home, starting a business, or planning for the future.

We're constantly refining our product to produce a seamless and more secure signing experience. That's why we're so excited to announce that Kate Brigham has joined as our VP of Product.

And she is ready to spearhead big, important change.

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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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Notarize Welcomes Denise Forestier as Senior Director of Operations

On-demand is in demand, and at Notarize, we're building solutions to help you anytime, anywhere. It's why we recently opened our platform – to connect people in need with people who are ready and eager to help.

Our goal is to scale our platform and onboard notaries across the country who can help meet the on-demand notarization needs of our customers. That's why we're so excited to share that Denise Forestier has joined the Notarize team as our Senior Director of Operations.

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Notarize Welcomes Mike Atwell as Enterprise Sales Lead for Real Estate

It's no secret: At Notarize, we believe online mortgages are the future of real estate.

To realize this fully digital future, we're constantly adding team members who understand the mortgage landscape – its strengths, its pain points, and how we can build eClose strategies that will work for your business and your customers.

That's why today, we're excited to share that Mike Atwell has joined Notarize as its Enterprise Sales lead for real estate. Mike will spearhead the company's lender sales initiatives, with a focus on our game-changing integration with Ellie Mae's Encompass.

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Title Agents on Notarize Can Complete Their Own Closings in 13 States

Notarize celebrated its fifth birthday on April 20, and despite everything happening in our world today, it was nice to pause and reflect on how far we’ve come.

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Lender RON Readiness: Action Items to Implement Full Online Closings

Some of the nation's largest lenders are hungry for remote solutions that streamline the loan fulfillment process and bring simplicity and convenience to their customers.

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We're Opening the Notarize Platform, Adding 1,000 Notaries

At Notarize, we’ve seen firsthand how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is throwing the worlds of real estate and notary into crisis. The sacred notarial process – rooted in face-to-face interaction for hundreds of years – cannot function amidst a life-threatening pandemic. Industries that rely upon notaries are grinding to a halt.

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