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  • BankPoint Launches Treasury Pipeline Solution

    August 21, 2019 BankPoint, Treasury, Digital, Financial InstitutionsTexas-based software supplier BankPoint is releasing a new treasury pipeline solution for financial institutions, the company said in a press release Tuesday (Aug. 20). The solution integrates workflow, electronic approvals, task ...
  • ADEC, Libryo Tie-Up To Aid Supply Chain Compliance

    August 21, 2019 regulation complianceADEC Innovations, a global sustainable practice and compliance firm, is partnering with London-based Libryo, a legal tech software as a service (SaaS) company, to help brands understand compliance requirements, ADEC ...
  • Ancora On Streamlining AP Processes With Machine Learning

    August 21, 2019 Streamlining AP Processes With Machine LearningManaging AP processes continues to be an exercise in juggling paper, though that need not be the case. Noel Flynn, CEO of ancora Software, tells PYMNTS how AI and machine ...
  • Westpac Teams With Coupa To Revamp SMBs Spending In Australia

    August 21, 2019 westpac, coupa, digital, payments, Business Spend ManagementAustralian lender Westpac is partnering with business spend management (BSM) firm Coupa to help companies improve finance management on a cloud-based platform, Westpac said on Tuesday (Aug. 20). The collaboration will ...
  •  Appetite for Blockchain Along Food Supply Chain

    August 20, 2019 Blockchain makes inroads into supply chain managementBlockchain is making inroads into supply chain management. In Italy, retailers and manufacturers are tracking the food supply chain. Elsewhere, a blockchain transport alliance gains a new member. IBM and Chainyard ...
  • UK Finance Firm Launches £40M Recruitment Fund

    August 20, 2019 UK's Skipton sets up recruitment fundSkipton Business Finance is putting up £40 million ($48.5 million) to aid U.K. businesses in the recruitment space, BDaily News reported on Monday (Aug. 19). E-recruitment is a growing segment, but ...
  • Igniting Oil/Gas Supply Chain Efficiencies With Online Networks

    August 20, 2019 Supply ChainOil and gas firms face challenges when it comes to navigating supply chains.  Achilles Information recently debuted an online supplier network.  Kevin Alexander, director of procurement solutions, tells PYMNTS that ...
  • Alibaba To Launch Sourcing Channel, Boost Wholesale Business

    August 20, 2019 Alibaba, new channel, eCommerce, wholesale, cross-border, chinaChina’s eCommerce giant Alibaba is hoping to boost cross-border trade by upgrading its wholesale business and adding a new sourcing channel, The Payers reported on Monday (Aug. 19). The new channel ...
  • Domino’s Pizza Says No Thanks To Third-Party Delivery

    August 20, 2019 Domino's keeps delivery in-houseDomino’s Pizza is just saying no to third-party delivery apps. Instead, the company relies on its own employees to make deliveries from its 6,000 U.S. stores and most of its 11,000 ...
  • Why AP Management For SMBs Is More Than Making A Payment

    August 20, 2019 Accounts PayableMiddle market companies need help navigating the complexities of AP management – especially when it comes to cross border, cross currency payments. Tipalti CEO Chen Amit tells Karen Webster ...
  •  Ransomware Gains Traction, UK BEC Fraud Spikes

    August 19, 2019 Fraud attacks up at businessesRansomware, paid in bitcoin, is gaining traction as a way for fraudsters to bilk victims out of their money. Elsewhere, in the UK, business email compromise (BEC) scams are seeing ...
  • Barclays Launches £100K SME Loans

    August 19, 2019 Barclays is now offering £100,000 unsecured lending for SMEs on its app and online banking platform. A recent survey by Barclays found that 44 percent of SMEs said they would have ...
  •  AppZen On The State Of Spend Auditing

    August 19, 2019 AppZen uses AI to audit expense reportsAuditing expenses without the aid of technology is an inefficient endeavor — and errors or fraud can slip under the radar. AppZen found in recent research that most enterprises doing ...
  • Lendingkart Secures $2.95M From Sistema Asia Fund

    August 19, 2019 fundingIndian startup Lendingkart announced that it has raised $2.95 million in new funding from Sistema Asia Fund. The investment comes days after the company raised $30 million in a Series D ...
  • Can Email Change The Payments Game For SMBs?

    August 19, 2019 Bento for BusinessPoor cash flow is a business killer. Almost half of all businesses fail within the first four years because of poor cash flow management. A big part of that ongoing ...
  • Why Communication Is Key To Faster Construction Payments

    August 16, 2019 Late payments are a headache for any industry, but the construction sector has seen some particularly detrimental effects from cash-flow bottlenecks. In the U.K., the collapse of construction conglomerate Carillion pulled ...
  • Hong Kong Probes China’s Citic Bank Lending

    August 16, 2019 China Citic BankAmid escalating political tensions between Hong Kong and China, the Financial Times reported Thursday (Aug. 15) that Hong Kong authorities have reportedly opened an investigation into Chinese banks operating in ...
  • Small Biz FinTech Leads Week’s B2B Funding Roundup

    August 16, 2019 VC funding targets fintechsWith more than $200 million in venture capital funding landing with B2B FinTechs this week, investors had their eyes set on a variety of pain points in corporate finance. Small ...
  • Revolut Taps Xero For SMB Expense Offering

    August 16, 2019 Revolut Taps Xero For SMB Expense OfferingChallenger bank Revolut is launching a new product for its small business customers. The U.K. company announced in a blog post on Thursday (Aug. 15) the launch of its Expense Management ...
  • Axos Bank Expands Commercial Presence In NYC, LA

    August 16, 2019 U.S. map marking NYC, LAAxos Bank parent company Axos Financial has rolled out out commercial banking operations across new markets in the U.S., it said. The bank announced Thursday (Aug. 15) that it will launch ...
  • GE Accused Of $38B Accounting Fraud

    August 16, 2019 GE Accused Of $38B Accounting FraudGeneral Electric has been targeted in accusations of massive accounting fraud by the whistleblower that called out Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, reports in CNBC said on Thursday (Aug. 15). According to ...
  • Apple Jobs Have Grown 20 Pct. Since 2017

    August 16, 2019 Apple says it supports 2.2 million US jobsApple announced that it is responsible for 2.4 million U.S. jobs, a 20 percent boost from the 2 million the tech giant estimated in 2017. The tech giant revealed that it ...
  • Visa On eCommerce’s First Quarter Century — And Next Inflection Point

    August 16, 2019 Visa inflection pointOn August 11th, 1994, Philadelphia’s Phil Brandenburger purchased a Sting album (“Ten Summoner’s Tales,” to be specific) with a Visa card, and changed the world forever.  A big feat for ...
  • Why ‘Liquidity As A Service’ Is A Gig Thing

    August 16, 2019 For gig workers, a growing subset of the economy where at least one-third of the U.S. workforce has taken on project-based work, getting paid in a timely manner can be ...
  • Can Banks Get On The Super App Train?

    August 16, 2019 Banks can capitalize on customer loyaltyHere’s some bad but potentially motivating news about banks: So far, they are missing out on an emerging opportunity to get into the “super app” game, which is shaping up ...
  • Trade Finance Moves To Stabilize A Volatile Market

    August 15, 2019 The brewing of global trade wars has importers and exporters reeling. Smaller trading businesses, in particular, are struggling to manage the sudden costs of tariffs, as well as the unexpected volatility ...
  • Finexio, Payscout Join AP, AR Payment Services

    August 15, 2019 B2BAccounts payable solution provider Finexio is collaborating with payment processing firm Payscout to enhance B2B payments services. In a press release Wednesday (Aug. 14) Finexio said it will combine its B2B ...
  • Diving Into Corporate Payments’ SCA Exemption

    August 15, 2019 PSD2 compliance challenges continue to roll in, with strong customer authentication (SCA) requirements headed merchants’ way next month. This month’s PYMNTS PSD2 Tracker explores the biggest challenges around SCA, not least ...
  • SWIFT, Eyeing International Settlements, Instantly In India           

    August 15, 2019 The payments messaging service, SWIFT, is exploring international settlements for cross border payments from India. Elsewhere, MoolahGo uses APIs to streamline B2B payments.
  • LeaseAccelerator, Clearlink Partner For SMB Lease Accounting Compliance

    August 15, 2019 accountingEnterprise lease accounting software company LeaseAccelerator is teaming up with Clearlink Partners to help joint clients ease the administrative burden of complying with changes in lease accounting standards. The companies announced ...
  • Medpricer Launches Healthcare Spend Analytics

    August 15, 2019 healthcare spendingMedpricer, a technology company that targets the medical and healthcare services with cost management solutions, is rolling out a spend analytics tool. In a press release Wednesday (Aug. 14), Medpricer announced ...
  • Currencycloud, Iwoca Next To Land RBS Funds

    August 15, 2019 Currencycloud, Iwoca Next To Land RBS FundsFour U.K. FinTechs have been named as the next winners of funds from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to boost financial services and increase competition in the U.K. small ...
  • New Vocalink CEO Dobbie Will Lead UK B2B Payment Expansion

    August 15, 2019 vocalink mastercard new ceo greagor dobbieThe Mastercard company Vocalink tapped Gregor Dobbie to be its new CEO, the company announced in a press release.  Managing director since 2017, Dobbie will lead Vocalink in the expansion of ...
  • Cabcharge Digitizes Taxi Receipts In SAP Concur

    August 14, 2019 Cabcharge Digitizes Taxi Receipts In SAP ConcurThrough a new collaboration with taxi fleet operator Cabcharge, SAP Concur is helping to digitize the paper receipts that corporate travelers get when taking traditional taxis. Reports in IT Wire on ...
  • Handling Unstructured Data In Procure-to-Pay

    August 14, 2019 Corporates have a lot on their plate when it comes to digitization, cloud migration, data security and overcoming silos between back-office platforms opens a world of opportunities for businesses to ...
  • Bento Launches Email-Powered B2B Invoices

    August 14, 2019 Business expense management firm Bento is introducing a new solution, Bento Pay, which allows business owners to make payments using only an email address. In a press release Tuesday (Aug. 13), ...
  • Amex GBT Broadens Middle East Footprint

    August 14, 2019 globalAmerican Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT) is strengthening its presence in the Middle East through a new collaboration with Kanoo Travel, Travel Daily Media reports said Tuesday (Aug. 13). Their ...
  • Stripe Adds Grovara’s B2B Export Platform To Partner Program

    August 14, 2019 Stripe Adds Grovara's B2B Export Platform To Partner ProgramGrovara, a technology company that operates a B2B platform to streamline global trade for U.S. wellness brands, has announced it is joining Stripe’s partnership program. In a press release on Tuesday ...
  • New Zealand Paves Way For Crypto Payroll

    August 14, 2019 cryptocurrency tokensNew Zealand will now allow employers to compensate their workers in cryptocurrency, reports in Blockchain News said Tuesday (Aug. 13). New Zealand tax authorities published a ruling this month that includes ...
  • In Banking, The Line Between SMB And Consumer Can Blur

    August 14, 2019 In the world of small business financial services, entrepreneurs’ frustrations with banking have been loudly vocalized: firms are often considered too small to be profitable for banks’ corporate services units ...
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