Mortgage Technology

Optimal Blue
Optimal Blue provides mortgage secondary marketing technology. The company facilitates transactions among mortgage market participants through its Marketplace Platform, actionable data, and technology vendor connections. The platform supports a range of functions for originators and investors to automate and optimize core processes related to product, pricing, and eligibility, hedge analytics, MSR valuation, loan trading, social media compliance, and counter party oversight.
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Dark Matter Technologies
Operating with the nimble nature of a startup and the disciplined maturity of one of the industry’s leading providers, Dark Matter Technologies delivers cutting-edge technology, unparalleled automation and relentless innovation to leading mortgage lenders and companies nationwide.
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Axacore was founded to simplify paper-intensive processes and automate multi-tiered document workflows. Over the past three decades, Axacore has provided flexible and comprehensive document and digital fax management systems to mortgage, healthcare, legal, financial, and government organizations.
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Constellation Mortgage Solutions
Founded in 1999, Constellation Mortgage Solutions, previously Mortgage Builder, provides industry-leading loan origination software to mortgage banks, community banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions.
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Reverse Vision
Reverse Vision is part of our Constellation Mortgage Solution and is the most experienced HECM origination software in the residential mortgage industry. Reverse Vision offers simplified data entry, modern browser-based originator experience, intuitive process flows, and much more.
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Scott Smith
President, Andromeda Group

Scott is the President of the Andromeda group at Perseus. Scott focuses on growing the Andromeda portfolio through business excellence and organic initiatives.


Scott joined Perseus Group as the General Manager of Market Leader, when we acquired the business in 2015. Prior to that, Scott has held executive roles in strategy, sales, marketing, operations, and product development, and had worked at Microsoft for 15 years and served on the Board of Directors for the Warren Miller Freedom Foundation.

Rich Gagliano
CEO, Dark Matter Technologies

Avisionary leader instrumental in the accelerated formation of Dark Matter Technologies, Rich has been recognized for his commitment to innovation and service. He challenges teams to find new ways to support the mortgage industry, from cutting-edge technology development through exceptional implementation processes and customer support.

Stephen Ryczek
President, Constellation Mortgage Solutions

Stephen Ryczek drives product and technology initiatives at Constellation Mortgage Solutions (CMS). As President since 2019, he is successfully positioning the company as a leading digital enterprise loan origination and servicing technology for the residential mortgage industry. Stephen also plays a key role with new acquisitions that continues to build Constellation’s fintech footprint in the mortgage industry. Under his leadership, he oversees multiple companies and drives cross-functional growth.

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