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  • Supply Chain Payments Lead Week’s B2B VC Roundup

    January 17, 2020 With Tradeshift securing a nine-figured fundraise, the supply chain payments company was the undoubted leader of this week’s B2B venture capital fundraise. But the company wasn’t the only B2B FinTech ...
  • Where Faster Payments Fits Between B2B Buyers And Suppliers

    January 17, 2020 Accounts payable (AP) automation technology has hit the ground running, with solutions designed to accelerate invoice processing, optimize payment strategies and promote digital adoption. Yet, with AP solution providers enticed ...
  • Deep Dive: How Securing Customer Onboarding Can Curb Negative Option Billing Subscription Creep

    January 17, 2020 The subscription eCommerce market is a favorite among consumers and businesses, growing more than 100 percent annually for the past five years. Subscription’s promises of recurring revenue streams for companies ...
  • Oscar Health: Using Tech To Take The Pain Out Of B2B Healthcare Payments

    January 17, 2020 Healthcare providers must frequently wait to get paid by insurance company partners for the patient treatments they have already administered. Some private practice physicians even report weeks or months going ...
  • South Africa Lowers Check Limits To Promote B2B ePayments

    January 16, 2020 South Africa Lowers Check Limits To Promote B2B ePaymentsSouth Africa is lowering the limit for which paper checks can be written in an effort by the nation’s payments industry to promote businesses’ adoption of electronic payments. Reports in IOL ...
  • Soldo Augments Prepaid Corporate Cards With NatWest Loans

    January 16, 2020 NatWestPrepaid corporate card solution provider Soldo is teaming up with NatWest to connect joint business customers to small business loan solutions. According to reports Thursday (Jan. 16) in Verdict.co.uk, Soldo’s business ...
  • Crowdz Pilots Invoice Crowdfunding Platform InvoiceXchange

    January 16, 2020 B2B invoicing and payments firm Crowdz has announced a new pilot aimed at connecting businesses to crowdfunding services to finance their unpaid invoices. In a press release sent to PYMNTS Thursday ...
  • Merger Combines Six T&E, AP Firms To Form Emburse

    January 16, 2020 Six corporate travel expense management and accounts payable (AP) solution providers are combining into a single company to form Emburse, according to a press release Thursday (Jan. 16). Abacus, Captio, Certify, ...
  • B2B APIs Bring Access And Speed To Finance

    January 16, 2020 APIOpen banking and its promise of more elasticity in finance is enabled by application program interfaces (APIs) — lines of code that execute everything from simple peer-to-peer (P2P) transfers to ...
  • When Email Becomes SMBs’ Biggest Security Threat

    January 16, 2020 The business email compromise (BEC) scam is a cybersecurity threat to businesses of all sizes, and the financial and security implications of a successful attack aren’t isolated to its target. The ...
  • APIs Pull Double-Duty With AP, AR Automation

    January 16, 2020 Solution providers in accounts payable (AP) and accounts receivable (AR) are increasingly servicing not only their corporate customers, but their customers’ own business partners with their technologies. AP solutions are placing ...
  • Why Banks Must Upgrade Their API Strategies For SMBs

    January 16, 2020 businesswoman at laptop Small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) need more support from their banks than ever to handle today’s increasingly fragmented global economy. Companies must manage increased data processing and transaction volumes for ...
  • Trint On Safeguarding The Customer Experience

    January 16, 2020 Trint On Safeguarding The Customer ExperienceThe speech-to-text API market is predicted to grow to $4.1 billion by 2024, so long as rampant fraud and rising churn don’t stand in its way. But how can providers ...
  • New Data: 75 Pct. Of SMBs Say Slow Settlement Creates Cash Flow Crises

    January 16, 2020 Small businesses play a vital role in the U.S. economy. There are more than 30 million companies that employ less than 500 people, representing the vast majority of U.S. firms ...
  • Basware Shifts SMB Procurement Tech Into New Business Unit

    January 15, 2020 Basware Shifts SMB Procurement Into New UnitElectronic procurement solution provider Basware has announced the formation of a new business unit to offer small and medium-sized businesses its procure-to-pay technology. In a press release on Wednesday (Jan. 15), ...
  • Nav Names New CEO To Match SMBs With Credit

    January 15, 2020 Nav, a platform for small businesses to compare financing and credit options, has announced a new CEO. A press release issued on Tuesday (Jan. 14) said that Nav has named ...
  • SAP Concur Shutters Travel Search Site Hipmunk

    January 15, 2020 Less than three years after acquiring travel search startup Hipmunk, SAP Concur has announced that it will shutter both the consumer- and corporate-facing operations of the platform. Reports in PhocusWire on ...
  • HSBC Debuts Corporate Treasury APIs For Integrated Payments

    January 15, 2020 HSBCU.K. financial institution HSBC is rolling out a suite of APIs (application program interfaces) designed for corporate treasurers to more seamlessly initiate financial transactions. Reports in Treasury-Management on Wednesday (Jan. 15) ...
  • How Big Data Guides The Accountant’s Evolution

    January 15, 2020 Technology continues to initiate change in the role of accountants from number-crunchers to strategic advisors. With client requirements in flux, and with regulations becoming more complex, accountants have an opportunity ...
  • NY Labor Department Finds Payroll Card Regulation Victory

    January 15, 2020 Payroll cards have faced quite a bit of controversy in recent years. While the tool can bridge under-banked employees to a digital, efficient and timely way of receiving wages, critics have ...
  • Predictive Analytics Tech Takes On Supply Chain Unknowns

    January 15, 2020 As board rooms and C-suite executives become more adequately well-versed on the strategic role supply chain management plays in business success, supply chain risk mitigation is rising to the top ...
  • Plotly Gets $1.7M From Scale AI

    January 14, 2020 Data science and artificial intelligence (AI) technology company Plotly has received a $1.7 million contribution from Scale AI, an innovation hub that invests in AI and the development of technology ...
  • Shopify Supports Startups With $200 Loans

    January 14, 2020 ShopifyCanadian eCommerce platform Shopify is helping people start online businesses with an initial starter loan of $200, Forbes reported on Tuesday (Jan. 14). Loans will be offered through Shopify Capital, giving new ...
  • Tradeshift Notches $240M As IPO Is Postponed

    January 14, 2020 Tradeshift Notches $240M As IPO Is PostponedSupply chain FinTech Tradeshift has raised $240 million from new and existing investors, but is holding off on an initial public offering (IPO) in favor of focusing on profitability, the ...
  • Alibaba To Highlight US SMBs With ‘B2B Tuesday’

    January 14, 2020 Alibaba.com moneyB2B eCommerce platform Alibaba.com announced “B2B Tuesday,” an initiative to “support, highlight and celebrate” U.S. B2B-focused small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), “highlight their contributions to the U.S. economy and help ...
  • Fundbox Picks New CFO

    January 14, 2020 Fundbox Picks New CFOB2B credit and payments company Fundbox announced that it has named Marten Abrahamsen as its new CFO, according to a press release. The hire of Abrahamsen signifies that the company ...
  • Payments Providers Combat The Conflict Between Security, User Experience

    January 14, 2020 In financial services, demand for ease of use and security are sky-high, even for business customers. But for many service providers, achieving one can often mean compromising the other. Payments and ...
  • Payment Rail Innovators Go After Traditional Bank Friction

    January 14, 2020 It’s an innovator’s job to look at the status quo and disrupt what has always been done in favor of progress. For payment rail innovators, that can sometimes mean exploring new ...
  • How APIs Are Helping FIs Meet SMBs’ Payment Needs

    January 14, 2020 accountingCorporates no longer tolerate “swivel chair” solutions that force them to switch back and forth between different software solutions and different bank websites just to manage their cash position. Imran ...
  • Using Data To Fight Subscriber Churn

    January 14, 2020 cross border payments The subscription business model is growing sharply across the globe, and for good reason. Companies can bank on its recurring revenue stream to more confidently plan expansion, for example, and ...
  • New Data: 85 Pct. Of Businesses Have Real-Time Payments On Their Roadmaps – Here’s Why

    January 14, 2020 The Clearing House launched Real-Time Payments (RTP) two years ago, enabling financial institutions in the U.S. for the first time to send and receive payments instantaneously, 24/7 year-round. Yet, the ...
  • INTL FCStone Mitigates Brexit Risk With FX Takeover

    January 13, 2020 INTL FCStone, a risk management and advisory service provider for players in the financial industry, announced a new acquisition to strengthen its small business foreign exchange and hedging offering. The company ...
  • Starling Debuts Unsecured Business Loans, Ups Overdraft Limits

    January 13, 2020 Starling Debuts Unsecured Business LoansU.K. challenger bank Starling Bank continues to revamp its small business lending strategy with the launch of proprietary SMB loan services, the company announced on Monday (Jan. 13). An announcement on ...
  • U.K. FSB Finds Most SMBs Keeping Bank Data From FinTechs

    January 13, 2020 The U.K. Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has released the results of a survey of small to medium-sized businesses’ (SMBs) embrace of open banking two years since the framework took ...
  • IAN Eyes Startup Funding With Caspian Debt

    January 13, 2020 The Indian Angel Network (IAN) has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Caspian Debt, a provider of debt and equity capital, in an effort to promote diversified funding for ...
  • The B2B Payments Fraud Threat Of Internal Employees

    January 13, 2020 It was a difficult week for businesses getting hit with cyberattacks, with foreign currency company Travelex among the most high-profile of recent cases. The currency exchange company continues in the ...
  • Navigating The Increasingly Murky Waters Of Trade Finance

    January 13, 2020 Trade finance remains an essential tool for cross-border B2B trade, and with an estimated $1.5 trillion gap in available trade finance, non-bank players have flooded the market to address the ...
  • Reserve Bank Of India Modifies Penalties For Regulatory Non-Compliance

    January 13, 2020 Reserve Bank of India, RBI, Penalties, payment system, regulation, security, FASTags, b2b, b2b payments, newsIn order to enhance and ensure security and safety for all stakeholders — including, most critically, customers — the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) last Friday modified the penalties for ...
  • Wells Fargo: Using APIs To Cut Corporate Cash Flow Confusion

    January 13, 2020 Banks need strong application programming interface (API) strategies if they want to retain their business clients. Business to business (B2B) APIs enable financial institutions (FIs) to give their business customers ...
  • Senate Affirms Trump’s Jovita Carranza As SBA Chief

    January 12, 2020 Trump, Senate, Jovita Carranza, treasury, small business administration, SBA, chief, bipartisan, business to business, B2BPresident Trump has tapped Jovita Carranza to lead the Small Business Administration (SBA), a move confirmed by the Senate in a bipartisan 88-5 vote, The Hill reported. Treasurer Carranza’s professional life ...