B2B

  • Investors Go After B2B FinTech Maturity

    November 15, 2019 As the fallout from WeWork’s stumbles continues, one could easily wonder if the market is beginning to question not only the position of WeWork backer SoftBank in the tech investment ...
  • Bending Card Rails For B2B Payments Optimization

    November 15, 2019 Bending The Card Rails For Better B2B PaymentsWhen the commercial card first came on the scene, executives thought of the payment tool in limited terms: a piece of plastic their employees could use to make one-off purchases ...
  • CreDec Adds Real-Time Payments To Xero

    November 14, 2019 Payment service provider CreDec is integrating real-time payments capabilities that will allow small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and their accountants to bypass bank portals and initiate payments from directly within ...
  • Bank OS Provider nCino Adds Predictive Analytics

    November 14, 2019 Bank operating system provider nCino is expanding its functionality for financial institution (FI) clients with the deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive analytics, the company said Thursday (Nov. 14). Its ...
  • Tradeshift Integrates Wax Digital’s Vendor Sourcing Automation

    November 14, 2019 eProcurementSupply chain payments company Tradeshift has announced a partnership with Wax Digital, a FinTech offering businesses spend management tools. A press release issued Thursday (Nov. 14) said Tradeshift and Wax Digital ...
  • Payro Debuts Payroll Financing For SMB Owners

    November 14, 2019 Payro Finance is launching its payroll financing offering for small and medium-sized business (SMB) owners. In a press release on Thursday (Nov. 14), Payro, which launched this year, said its payroll ...
  • Faster Payments Readies Global Payroll For A Paradigm Shift

    November 14, 2019 Increasingly, the gold standard for payments is invisibility. Platforms and payment service providers are seeking digital, integrated payment experiences that are so seamless, neither the payee nor payer take much notice ...
  • How SMBs’ Digital Banking Demands Change The KYC Challenge For Banks

    November 14, 2019 SMBs' Digital Banking Demands Add KYC PressuresWhile small businesses often struggle with a lack of integrated digital tools from their traditional financial service providers, the friction in small business banking is often acute even before an ...
  • APIs Tackle Law Firms’ Collections Conundrum

    November 14, 2019 Late and unpaid invoices are an accounts receivable nightmare for any business. But in the legal services arena, researchers estimate that up to 14 percent of all hours billed to ...
  • China Eases Growth Targets To Boost SMB Lending

    November 13, 2019 China’s regulators have revealed that the country will be moving away from setting sharp growth targets at its biggest banks, in an effort to increase lending to small businesses (SMBs). In ...
  • Sis-id, Tradeshift Team Up Against Payments Fraud

    November 13, 2019 Sis-id And Tradeshift Team Up Against Payments FraudFraud protection company Sis-id and supply chain and marketplace company Tradeshift announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) a partnership to help with the risks and costs associated with payments fraud. The collaboration ...
  • Amazon-Owned AbeBooks’ Online Bookselling Tool Fillz Is Shuttering

    November 13, 2019 AbeBooks' Bookselling Tool Fillz Is ShutteringFillz, an online tool for booksellers, is shuttering after 16 years, according to reports. Fillz is a division of AbeBooks, a company purchased by Amazon in 2008. AbeBooks acquired Fillz in ...
  • Xero Overhauls Payments For Faster Transactions

    November 13, 2019 Xero Overhauls Payments For Faster TransactionsNew Zealand’s cloud-based accounting firm Xero is overhauling payments to integrate with TransferWise, Stripe and GoCardless, Xero said in a press release Wednesday (Nov. 13). The integration will make it easier ...
  • JPMorgan Links With Boost For Commercial Card Acceptance

    November 13, 2019 commercial card paymentNew York-headquartered Boost Payment Solutions is collaborating with J.P. Morgan’s Single-Use Card Accounts (SUA) to offer automated commercial card payments, Boost said in a press release on Wednesday (Nov. 13).  The strategic ...
  • Ingo Money Dives Into Real-Time Payments Ubiquity Challenges

    November 13, 2019 Faster payments continue to gain traction in the U.S., as service providers old and new introduce more options for consumer and business payers to move money quickly and, in some ...
  • Beyond The US, Open Banking Goes Beyond The Consumer

    November 13, 2019 There may not be an Open Banking mandate in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean the payments and financial services market isn’t embracing data sharing and integration. The Clearing House took ...
  • Bottomline: AP Automation, APIs Pay Dividends For Buyers — And Their Suppliers

    November 13, 2019 accounts payable laptopIn the drive to manage accounts payable (AP) more efficiently, buyers can not only optimize their own working capital, they can help suppliers, too. Paying suppliers in the ways they prefer, ...
  • MarketInvoice Rebrands To Expand Business Finance Offering

    November 12, 2019 MarketInvoice Rebrands To Expand SMB OfferingMarketInvoice is rebranding to reflect its expansion beyond invoice financing for small businesses. The company announced its new name, MarketFinance, in an announcement on Tuesday (Nov. 12), as well as an ...
  • Diamante Enables Real-Time Payments In Diamond Supply Chain

    November 12, 2019 diamondsDiamante Blockchain, a blockchain consortium exploring how the technology can address friction in the diamond supply chain, has introduced a B2B payments feature. A press release issued Tuesday (Nov. 12) said ...
  • Billtrust Automates Credit Application For B2B Trade

    November 12, 2019 business handshakeAccounts receivable technology firm Billtrust is automating the credit application process for its users’ corporate customers, the company announced Tuesday (Nov. 12). Dubbed Credit Application, the solution allows Billtrust’s B2B supplier ...
  • Mesh Taps Visa For Cross-Border Corporate V-Cards

    November 12, 2019 Mesh Taps Visa For Cross-Border B2B V-CardsB2B payments firm Mesh has announced a collaboration with Visa that will enable Mesh to integrate Visa virtual cards into its supplier payment service. In a press release issued on Tuesday ...
  • The Clearing House Aims To Ease Data Sharing With FinTech Startups

    November 12, 2019 THC Aims To Ease Data Sharing With FinTechsThe Clearing House, a payments firm owned by 25 of the biggest U.S. banks, is campaigning for contract terms that would give FinTech startups a way to quickly tap into ...
  • How Supplier Focus Propels AP Innovation

    November 12, 2019 Innovation in the accounts payable (AP) space continues to expand, with FinTechs looking to capture their piece of a growing market driven by businesses’ desire to digitize their operations. AP automation ...
  • Mixing Tech With Humans To Fill Colombia’s SMB Finance Gap

    November 12, 2019 Colombia currencyIn Latin America, Colombia is a bright spot for innovation and growth within the small business ecosystem. An Oxford Business Group report on the nation pointed to an estimated 2.5 ...
  • Missouri’s Cash Tax Payment Ban Proposal Irks Cannabis Firms

    November 11, 2019 Missouri's Cash Tax Payment Ban Proposal Irks Cannabis FirmsThe state of Missouri is reportedly considering a ban on cash tax payments, a move that has raised concerns for local legal marijuana businesses that are struggling to obtain banking ...
  • Singapore Backs Launch Of CamelONE Trade Finance Platform

    November 11, 2019 The Monetary Authority of Singapore is backing the launch of a new trade finance offering operated by trade facilitation platform provider vCargo Cloud (VCC), a press release said Monday (Nov. ...
  • Visa, Open Debut Credit Card For India SMBs

    November 11, 2019 Visa and its India FinTech partner, Open, are rolling out their joint credit card product for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The Economic Times of India reported Monday (Nov. 11) that ...
  • HSBC’s Digital SMB Banking Platform Launches In Beta

    November 11, 2019 HSBC's SMB Banking Platform Launches In BetaU.K. lender HSBC made progress in the launch of its digital banking platform for small businesses, Kinetic, which is now operating in beta phase, Reuters reported on Monday (Nov. 11). Initially ...
  • How FinTechs Encourage Suppliers To Tap Into ePayments

    November 11, 2019 AvidXchangeIn business, ePayments not only simplify and streamline the way companies make payments, they also speed up the way suppliers are paid. But businesses are often reluctant to adopt a new ...
  •  RedCloud on How OCR-Driven Payments Benefit Supply Chains

    November 11, 2019 Red Cloud TechnologiesSupply chains can get bogged down in paper invoices and cash payments, especially when unbanked enterprises are part of that chain. Cash reconciliation and invoicing by optics allows invoices to ...
  • In Australia, Late Payments Hit SMBs During Holiday Season

    November 11, 2019 Late payments have hit Australian firms across several verticals — with a notable impact across the transport industry. The practice of supply chain finance is about to get greater scrutiny ...
  • The Challenges Challenger Banks Must Overcome To Compete

    November 11, 2019 Challenger banks — financial firms offering something much like banking services, and looking to compete with old-school banks — are a new idea. The basic structure that underlies them is ...
  • Instamojo Opens Credit Book As Digital Ledger For SMBs

    November 11, 2019 Small business (SMB) tech startup Instamojo announced the launch of its Instamojo Credit Book, which aims to get rid of manual ledgers by digitizing records. Available through the company’s Android ...
  • Newpharma, Ingenico Team On Payment Solutions For Online Pharmacies

    November 11, 2019 Ingenico Group announced that it has partnered with Belgium ePharmacy firm Newpharma on a new payment solution for online pharmaceutical buyers. Launched in 2008, Newpharma was created to bring the pharmacy ...
  • Mattress Manufacturer OMI Teams With Fundbox For Business Credit

    November 8, 2019 OMIOrganic mattress manufacturer OMI has teamed with Fundbox to offer 60-day, interest-free financing on purchases with a maximum of $100,000 in order to offer a new business credit platform. OMI said ...
  • BoA Corporate Client Completed $1.6B Mobile Payment

    November 8, 2019 Companies Can Make Payments In Billions Through AppBank of America offers its corporate clients a unique perk. They can make payments in the billions of dollars on smartphones using the bank’s CashPro app, according to a report ...
  • Salesforce On Digitizing The Mortgage Process — With An Eye On Millennials

    November 8, 2019 mortgage applicationAccording to Geoff Green, global head of mortgage and lending at Salesforce, the experience of applying for a mortgage is ripe for change. The process is known for an abundance ...
  • Platform Models Gain Investment Backing in B2B

    November 8, 2019 B2B venture capital funding trackerOnline platforms serving salons, accounting and travel verticals gained backing from investors through a series of funding rounds. The dollars and Euros flowed to companies that help enterprises run their ...
  • Standard Chartered Joins Blockchain Consortium EEA

    November 8, 2019 StanChart Expands Africa Digital Bank InitiativeStandard Chartered announced that it has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), a standards organization focused on developing open blockchain specifications. Launched in 2017, members of the EEA include Intel, Banco ...
  • Bottomline: The Watershed Hurdles B2B RTP Must Clear

    November 8, 2019 Why Now Is The Time For B2B’s RTP MakeoverAs real-time payments (RTP) gain traction with consumers via peer-to-peer (P2P), the pump may be primed for business-to-business (B2B) transactions to follow suit. Bottomline Technologies Vice President of Product Management and ...