Katabat Announces New Client: Carson Smithfield, LLC

WILMINGTON, Delaware—July 8, 2019—Katabat, a leader in debt-collection solutions for lenders and debt collection agencies (DCAs), announced the signing of their latest client, Carson Smithfield, LLC. Carson Smithfield will retain Katabat to reach and communicate with their consumers more effectively with a digital collections platform. Carson Smithfield, a third-party debt collection agency based in Pittsburgh, … Read more

Preparing for the Storm: Adopting a CFPB Rule-Change Timeline

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is currently taking public comment on its proposed rule changes that would affect the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The comment period closes on August 19, which is right around the corner, but the new rules are not likely to take effect for another 18 to 24 months. … Read more

Katabat Awarded Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Ethics for Demonstrating Excellence and Integrity

Katabat is honored to be one of five local Delaware companies to be awarded with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) 2019 Torch Award for Ethics. According to the BBB official press release, the Torch Awards for Ethics ¨recognizes exemplary businesses that strive to go above and beyond in their dealings with customers, employees, vendors and … Read more

The Long-Awaited CFPB Debt Collection Rule Changes—Bright Lines and Opportunity

There is no doubt that last week’s publication of proposed rules by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) likely marks a long-needed tectonic shift for the debt collection industry including 1st and 3rd party debt collection agencies (DCAs). As such, it’s a bit premature to predict the many cascading effects that are likely to unfold … Read more

Katabat Becomes Affiliate Member of International Trade Association

(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., 04/30/2019) Katabat, located at112 S French St Ste 500, Wilmington, DE 19801, has become an affiliate member of ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals. As an affiliate member, Katabat demonstrates its commitment to supplying quality goods and services to the credit and collection industry, as well as pledging to abide … Read more

Katabat Names Kelly Dickerson COO

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Appointment reflects continued growth and success WILMINGTON, Del.—March 28, 2018—Katabat, a leading provider of debt management software for top global lenders, announced today that Kelly Dickerson has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Dickerson joined Katabat in December 2017 as Head of Product Strategy. Citing the firm’s continued success and the continually … Read more

Katabat 8.2 Debt Collection Software Release Enhances Client Data Exchanges

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Katabat has rolled out Katabat 8.2, with software updates that enhance the rich data exchange between our clients and our platform. The 8.2 upgrades include: Introduction of Payment and Funding Account APIs that provide real-time payment views. Data Exchange enhancements that add configurability for additional client-defined fields to our standard import process. Ability to capture … Read more

Veteran Entrepreneurs Gain Valuable Support from DC-area Business Community

Katabat was honored to be a part of this year’s Muster DC hosted by Bunker Labs! Bunker Labs is a non-profit network of military veteran entrepreneurs devoted to helping other veterans and their spouses realize their full business potential. Each year they bring their Muster Across America Tour to cities across the U.S. Muster DC, … Read more