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Middlefield Banc Corp. Announces Chief Executive Officer Transition
Posted: 11/14/2023

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlefield Banc Corp. (NASDAQ: MBCN) today announced the Company has appointed Ronald L. Zimmerly, Jr. as Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Jam...

S&P Global: Street Talk, Episode 118 - PE Looking to Fill Community Banks' Capital Need Created by Higher for Longer Rates
Posted: 10/26/2023

Episode Description: As community banks face a challenging operating environment due to higher for longer rates and heightened regulatory scrutiny, Tony Scavuzzo, managing principal at Castle Creek C...

Earned wage access firm Immediate raises $16 million
Posted: 07/26/2023

Immediate, an earned wage access company, announced today a $16 million round of funding.

Castle Creek Launchpad Invests in RiskScout, Closing Seed Round
Posted: 07/20/2023

AUSTIN, Texas, July 20, 2023 ( - RiskScout, a leading regulatory technology company specializing in compliance automation, announced today that it has secured its final investment in its...

Inbanx Raises Seed Round - and the Bar for Spending Control
Posted: 05/02/2023

USTIN, TX / ACCESSWIRE / May 2, 2023 / inbanx, a budget and spending control solution provider, announced a seed raise of $3.6 million. The Castle Creek Launchpad Fund, backed by community banks, led...

Prosperity Bancshares closes acquisition of First Bancshares of Texas
Posted: 05/01/2023

Prosperity Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Prosperity Bank, completed the acquisition of First Bancshares of Texas Inc. Effective May 1, First Bancshares merged with and into Prosperity Ban...

Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. Announces Completion of Merger With Citizens Bancshares Co.
Posted: 01/20/2023

Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (“Southern Missouri” or the “Company,” NASDAQ: SMBC), parent company of Southern Bank, Poplar Bluff, Missouri, announced that its merger with Citizens Bancshares Co. (...