commercial payments

Treyd Expands Inventory Financing Solution to Ireland 
Treyd Expands Inventory Financing Solution to Ireland 
December 18, 2023  |  B2B Payments

Swedish-based FinTech company Treyd has expanded its “sell first, pay suppliers later” service to Ireland.  “This marks a fantastic opportunity for Irish SMEs [small- to medium-sized enterprises]...

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Alternative Payments Adds Collections Support for B2B Payments
Alternative Payments Adds Collections Support for B2B Payments
December 18, 2023  |  B2B Payments

Alternative Payments has launched a product designed to improve the accounts receivable (AR) collections process for services companies.  The new Collections Assist product joins the company’s B2B...

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Business Bankruptcies Jump as COVID Relief Ends
Business Bankruptcies Jump as COVID Relief Ends
December 18, 2023  |  Economy

The end of pandemic relief and steep interest rates have ramped up corporate bankruptcies. Business bankruptcy rates had been falling in the U.S. for a...

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Faster Payments Become Catalyst for New B2B Business Models
Faster Payments Become Catalyst for New B2B Business Models
December 18, 2023  |  Faster Payments

Can instant payments transform transactions from waiting games to a real-time revolution? “There’s a certain expectation that instant payments means instant gratification,” Shaunt Sarkissian, founder and...

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AI Can Replace ‘Work About Work’ Tasks, Business Survey Says
AI Can Replace ‘Work About Work’ Tasks, Business Survey Says
December 17, 2023  |  artificial intelligence

This year has seen a lot of sweeping predictions about AI’s impact on work. For example, Elon Musk has said that advances in artificial intelligence...

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Young SMBs Can’t Find Enough Business Financing
Young SMBs Can’t Find Enough Business Financing
December 15, 2023  |  SMBs

Working capital is the lifeblood of businesses of all sizes, and to those companies just starting, access to financing can mean the difference between stagnation...

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Qogita Secures $87 Million to Grow Wholesale Procurement Platform 
Qogita Secures $87 Million to Grow Wholesale Procurement Platform 
December 15, 2023  |  Investments

London-based startup Qogita has reportedly secured 80 million euros ($87.3 million) in a Series B round for its wholesale procurement platform for small- to medium-sized businesses...

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North American Marketplaces Lead in Corporate and Virtual Card Usage
North American Marketplaces Lead in Corporate and Virtual Card Usage
December 15, 2023  |  Spend Management

Despite economic challenges such as persistent inflation and market disruptions, growth corporates, commonly referred to as middle-market firms, in the North American region have demonstrated...

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Real Estate Companies Explore B2B Cryptocurrency Payments
Real Estate Companies Explore B2B Cryptocurrency Payments
December 15, 2023  |  Cryptocurrency

After a turbulent year for the cryptocurrency industry, the waters have calmed down as banks and investors have recovered their interest in it.  Cryptocurrency still...

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