B2B

  • Top Banks Keep Ahead Of FinTechs’ Competitive Threat

    September 18, 2019 The delicate balance between bank-FinTech competition and collaboration continues to teeter in the U.S. In a market without Open Banking regulations, FinTechs continue to enter in to the market, collaborating with ...
  • Wells Fargo’s Stablecoin Pilot Targets X-Border Corporate Transfers

    September 18, 2019 Well Fargo Pilots X-Border Stablecoin TransfersU.S. financial institution Wells Fargo has announced plans to pilot an internal settlement solution that operates on distributed ledger technology (DLT). In a press release on Tuesday (Sept. 17), the bank ...
  • FinTech/API Efforts Gain Ground in Europe

    September 18, 2019 Open banking is opening doors for FinTech and FI collaborations, where cross pollination of financial services and products is gathering momentum.  In Europe, new offerings bring real time management of ...
  • Payroll Moves From Administrative Task To Employee Experience

    September 18, 2019 The fallout over alleged fraud at the hands of payroll software company MyPayrollHR came to a head this week when the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced a probe into the ...
  • Travelex Launches Global B2B Payments Platform

    September 17, 2019 Finablr’s Travelex Launches B2B FinTech PlatformTravelex, part of the United Arab Emirates-based Finablr, is rolling out a FinTech business-to-business (B2B) platform called Travelex Business, IBS Intelligence reported on Tuesday (Sept. 17). “Critically, working with Finablr, we ...
  • Speed Finds Opportunity In B2B Payments Beyond Accounts Payable

    September 17, 2019 Corporate treasurers show increasing interest in real time and faster payment solutions, the latest research suggests. However, it’s not necessarily the ability to pay suppliers in real-time that has companies ...
  • Metro Bank Pulls Back On Commercial Lending

    September 17, 2019 Following a series of setbacks for U.K. challenger bank Metro Bank, the financial institution is reportedly looking to reduce its corporate loan exposure and wind down commercial lending operations. The Times ...
  • OrbCare Investor Eyes Financial Mishandling As Firm Seeks Buyer

    September 17, 2019 healthcare technologyThe would-be chief operating officer of healthcare workflow management startup OrbCare pointed to financial mishandling and lack of oversight behind the company’s financial troubles, which have led the firm to ...
  • FairMoney Raises VC To Use Mobile Data For SMB Loans

    September 17, 2019 France’s FairMoney, a small business and consumer micro-lending technology company operating in Nigeria, has announced $11 million in venture capital funding. FairMoney on Monday (Sept. 16) said its Series A round ...
  • Aussie FinTech 3Pay Launches Invoice Finance Operations

    September 17, 2019 Aussie FinTech 3Pay Launches Invoice FinancingAustralian FinTech 3Pay has launched operations, connecting businesses to an invoice financing solution designed to support cash flow and prevent small businesses from being placed on hold by their B2B ...
  • Visa’s Kevin Phalen: Making The Case For B2B Payments’ Innovation Progress

    September 17, 2019 Visa Kevin Phalen talks B2B paymentsChecks. Spreadsheets. Mounds of paper. Opaque payments moving sluggishly across borders and between banks. There is a mountain of friction in commercial payments today that seems to have held the ...
  • Square Launches SMB Tax ID Tool

    September 16, 2019 Square Helps SMBs Create Tax InfrastructuresSquare has announced a new, free tool to help businesses file for an Employer Identification Number (EIN) called the EIN Assistant, according to a release. The tool’s purpose is to simplify ...
  • Plot Thickens as FBI Probes Alleged MyPayrollHR Fraud

    September 16, 2019 MyPayrollHR investigationPayroll and direct deposit fraud has gained ground, most recently spotlighted in continued developments tied to MyPayrollHR, which shuttered operations suddenly this past week and where millions of dollars have ...
  • Corporates Challenged By Digitization Beyond Vendor Payments

    September 16, 2019 The announcement of Mastercard Track expanding into B2B payments last week represented a significant push for B2B payments modernization by one of the industry’s giants — and followed Visa’s own ...
  • Lendingkart Co-Founder And COO Steps Down

    September 16, 2019 India currencyMukul Sachan, the co-founder and chief operating officer (COO) of India-based alternative small business lender Lendingkart, is stepping down from the post. YourStory reports said Friday (Sept. 13) that Sachan confirmed ...
  • How SMB FinTech Elevates (Not Negates) The Need For Humans

    September 16, 2019 SMB and tech adoptionExperts may agree that small business owners have more choice than ever before when it comes to adoption of FinTech — thanks in part to a surge in innovation, as ...
  • US Government Chooses Partners For Payroll Updates

    September 16, 2019 US Govt. Chooses Partners For Payroll UpdatesThe U.S. government is updating its payroll systems and has picked payroll partners to support the modernization process. In an announcement on Thursday (Sept. 12), the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) ...
  • OkCredit Lands VC To Digitize India SMB Bookkeeping

    September 16, 2019 Banglaore-based startup OkCredit revealed that it has raised $67 million in a Series B financing round. The round was led by Lightspeed and Tiger Global, and follows a Series A in ...
  • Singapore’s Hong Leong Eyes SMBs In Virtual Banking Pursuit

    September 15, 2019 Singapore’s Hong Leong Finance is going to take advantage of the country’s plan to issue virtual banking licenses to transform itself into a tech-savvy lender. The company is currently in talks ...
  • Really Simple Systems Debuts eInvoice Automation Tool

    September 13, 2019 Customer relationship management (CRM) software company Really Simple Systems is introducing an eInvoice solution designed to integrate with QuickBooks Online, the company said in a press release Thursday (Sept. 12). Using ...
  • Yardi Links Property Managers To Mastercard V-Cards

    September 13, 2019 Yardi, a FinTech company enabling property managers to make electronic B2B payments to their vendors, is expanding the functionality of its Yardi Bill Pay solution with Mastercard. The companies announced in ...
  • Digital River, Salesforce Integrate For B2B eCommerce

    September 13, 2019 B2B payments and eCommerce-as-a-Service company Digital River is integrating with Salesforce Commerce Cloud to boost efficiencies, the firms announced. A press release issued Thursday (Sept. 12) said Digital River will connect ...
  • Data Integration, Analytics Prove Attractive To B2B FinTech Backers

    September 13, 2019 seed money investorsThis week’s B2B venture capital roundup explores the more than $150 million raised by industry players this week, with backers choosing a varied array of targets. B2B FinTechs from the ...
  • How Collaboration Helps Supply Chain Finance Break Out Of Silos

    September 13, 2019 Bank-FinTech collaboration is a growing phenomenon helping traditional financial institutions embrace the innovation of FinTech competitors without having to develop their own internal solutions. While the trend targets a multitude of ...
  • Deem Turns To Integrations After Shuttering Expense Platform

    September 13, 2019 cash flow managementCorporate travel technology firm Deem has announced an integration of its solution into the time expense management solution of Deltek just weeks after Deem announced plans to close its own ...
  • Report: Trade Credit’s Burden Hits 50 Pct Of US SMBs

    September 13, 2019 Paying a merchant with a promissory note is an antiquated concept at a time when consumers’ wallets — both the physical and digital varieties — brim with payment options. Yet, ...
  • Affirm Looks To Raise $1.5B On $3B Valuation

    September 12, 2019 Affirm, a FinTech that offers customers payment plans at the point of sale, is reportedly looking to raise around $1.5 billion in a debt and equity combination, according to a ...
  • Mastercard Track Expands Focus To Faster B2B Payments, Data Collection

    September 12, 2019 Mastercard Rolls Out Global B2B Payment ServiceMastercard is launching a new business-to-business (B2B) payment ecosystem to streamline and simplify transactions between suppliers and sellers. The Mastercard Track Business Payment Service is the first global open-loop commercial service ...
  • Chase, AFP Applaud B2B’s Shrinking Check Use

    September 12, 2019 The paper check continues to be a prominent — and, in many cases, dominant — payment method in B2B transactions. PYMNTS research released last October in the “Bringing Corporate Payments Out ...
  • BNP Paribas Links With Kantox For FX Management

    September 12, 2019 cross border payments, FXFrench financial institution BNP Paribas has announced a FinTech partnership to strengthen its foreign exchange service offerings. The bank said in a press release this week that it is collaborating with ...
  • CS Lucas Brings Treasury Tech To UK

    September 12, 2019 cash flow managementAsia Pacific-based corporate treasury management technology firm CS Lucas is expanding in the U.K., reports said this week. According to BobsGuide reports, CS Lucas has opened its first U.K. office to ...
  • MyPayrollHR Leaves Users In Limbo With Sudden Closure

    September 12, 2019 security and fraudPayroll processing company MyPayrollHR has suddenly closed, leaving some business customers in limbo and drawing accusations of fraud and leading to employees losing money. The Times Union reported this week that ...
  • Lifting The Veil On Cross-Border B2B Payments

    September 12, 2019 Faster cross-border commercial payments are within reach thanks to global initiatives from the private and public sectors, and to growing consensus among FinTechs and financial service providers that businesses need ...
  • Mastercard, R3 Team Up To Bring Blockchain To X-Border Payments

    September 11, 2019 Mastercard, R3 Team Up To Bring Blockchain To Cross-Border PaymentsEnterprise software provider R3 is teaming up with Mastercard to establish a blockchain solution for cross-border payments, the companies said in a press release on Wednesday (Sept. 11). The new blockchain-enabled ...
  • daVinci Payments Launches CNY Funded Prepaid Cards

    September 11, 2019 Illinois-based daVinci Payments has announced it is releasing a Chinese Yuan (CNY) corporate-funded prepaid card for employees or customers of multi-national corporations. The launch makes daVinci, formerly Swift Prepaid, the first ...
  •  In Europe, Digital Banking And APIs Eye Banking As A Service

    September 11, 2019 Banking as a ServiceIn Europe, banking upstarts are gaining traction in digital banking, with new products and services focused on enterprises and consumers alike, easing account to account payments, international transactions and data ...
  • Dwolla Partners With Currencycloud On International Payments

    September 11, 2019 The AxisFinancial technology company Dwolla has announced it is teaming up with global payments platform Currencycloud so that its clients can facilitate international payments. Launched in 2008, Dwolla has helped move billions ...
  • BizBenNetwork.Com Rolls Out ProSell Program For Businesses

    September 11, 2019 BizBenNetwork announces Pro SellBizBenNetwork has announced the launch of its ProSell Program for business owners, which helps small-to-medium business owners sell their companies through consultation, the creation of a professional team of resources ...
  • Eyeing Improved SAP, EVO Payments Locks Down Delego Purchase

    September 10, 2019 B2B, digital, payments, acquisitions, SAP, Delego, EVOGlobal payments technology provider EVO Payments announced it has purchased SAP firm Delego Software, EVO said in a press release on Tuesday (Sept. 10). Delego has deep roots in technology and ...
  • Testing The Boundaries Of Autonomous Tech In Fleet Payments

    September 10, 2019 Smart car, logisticsSmart cars and connected vehicles could be on their way to addressing road congestion, reducing accident risks and promoting overall convenience for drivers no longer at the wheel. Those are ...
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