B2B

  • Big Tech Should Waive Cloud Payments

    March 30, 2020 cloud-azure-aws-spendAs the coronavirus continues to spread worldwide, technology companies are announcing a plea that cloud payments for startups should be waived, according to reports on Thursday (March 26). After payroll, cloud ...
  • GrainChain Accelerates Farmer Payments With Blockchain

    March 29, 2020 GrainChain has switched to SymbiontGrainChain, the farming blockchain system for agriculture and farming business, has moved to the Symbiont network, Assembly, a change which the company anticipates will help expand its business, according to ...
  • Open Banking Platform Tink Acquires Eurobits

    March 29, 2020 Tink has acquired EurobitsEuropean open banking platform Tink will now have more room to expand with the acquisition of Eurobits, which works in account aggregation technology, according to a press release. Eurobits, the release ...
  • Shipping And Logistics: An Industry Jolted Into Digitization

    March 27, 2020 The coronavirus has turned entire industries on their heads, not least of all the shipping and logistics sector. Factory shutdowns and stay-at-home orders have disrupted manufacturing and production, with ramifications reverberating ...
  • SMB Card FinTech Bucks Coronavirus Uncertainty With Funding

    March 27, 2020 Fintech VC fundingIt’s too soon to tell how coronavirus will impact the venture capital ecosystem, but some analysts are turning to the economic crisis of 2008 to make some educated guesses. In a ...
  • Payments Initiation Opens The B2B Door For QR Code Payments

    March 27, 2020 QR codes have enjoyed mounting adoption in the consumer payments landscape around the world in recent years as FinTech solutions embrace end-user efficiency and take advantage of smartphone penetration. Their use ...
  • SMBs’ Futures Uncertain As They Wait For Help

    March 27, 2020 Small businesses are looking for good results from the House of Representatives’ vote on Friday (March 27) on a $2 trillion stimulus package that would send funds to help them ...
  • ReloQuest Expands On-Demand Business Travel Housing Tool

    March 26, 2020 ReloQuest has added new features for RQ PROTemporary housing solution ReloQuest’s new RQ PRO automated platform aims to boost the company’s ability to offer temporary business housing with a host of new features and options, according to ...
  • Comdata Collaborates On AR Financing For Fleets

    March 26, 2020 fleetFLEETCOR company Comdata is introducing Comdata QuickPay, which will allow for faster payments for fleet owners. The financing solution is powered by Crestmark, a division of Metabank, according to a Thursday ...
  • UK Banks Criticized For SMB Coronavirus Loan Requirements

    March 26, 2020 SMB LoanU.K. government officeholders and companies have chastised financial institutions for requiring personal guarantees for emergency loans that are backed by the state. The mandate puts much of the risk that the ...
  • Tradeshift Launches Supplier Engagement Portal

    March 26, 2020 PortalTo help create supplier and buyer digital collaboration, supply chain payments and marketplace company Tradeshift rolled out Tradeshift Engage. Many companies are now seeking to speed up digitization projects as ...
  • Accounts Receivable Looks Inward To Combat Late B2B Payments

    March 26, 2020 Growing awareness of the cash flow pain caused by late B2B payments has led to increased calls to incentivize, and in some cases even mandate that larger corporates accelerate their ...
  • Crowdfunding, Deferred Loan Payments Jumpstart SMB Relief

    March 26, 2020 Each week, PYMNTS will round up some of the latest initiatives from governments, banks and FinTechs around the world to lend support for small businesses struggling as a result of ...
  • Government Entities Face An eProcurement Wake-Up Call

    March 26, 2020 The U.S. economy has never seen a clearer picture of the consequences of friction in government procurement practices than it is witnessing right now. Earlier this week, The Washington Post described ...
  • Bringg Announces Early Release Of B2B Delivery, Fleet Service

    March 25, 2020 Brigg Announces B2B Delivery, Fleet ServiceOnline delivery platform Bringg has announced the early release of its new BringgNow solution to help with speedy online deliveries. The solution wasn’t supposed to be released until later in 2020, ...
  • UK Grocers Vow Faster Supplier Payments

    March 25, 2020 AldiSupermarkets Sainsbury’s and Aldi are joining the growing number of retailers pledging to reduce the time it takes to pay suppliers as the coronavirus pandemic continues, according to a KamCity report. The ...
  • Canadian SMB Confidence At Record Lows

    March 25, 2020 CanadaThe Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)’s latest Business Barometer indicated that small business confidence dropped to a new historic low with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. The national ...
  • PayRange Accelerates Access To Vending Machine Capital

    March 25, 2020 vending machineTo offer vending and laundry machine operators instant cash access, PayRange Inc. rolled out a feature that lets machine operators immediately move mobile payment settlements to a debit card. The ...
  • Faster Payments Council Taps Walmart Exec As New Executive Director

    March 25, 2020 paymentsThe U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC), a membership organization dedicated to swift payments, has named industry veteran Reed Luhtanen as its executive director, according to an announcement on Wednesday (March 25). Most ...
  • Excess SaaS Spend Emerges From The Shadows

    March 25, 2020 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) ushered in a booming transformation for the enterprise. Cloud-based services enable companies to be more agile in adopting flexible technologies, while developers often gain value in being able to ...
  • The Developer’s Role In Driving eInvoice Standardization

    March 25, 2020 The Developer's Role In eInvoice StandardizationAs the European Union continues its electronic invoicing journey, officials have come to understand the value of format standardization to streamline and simplify the process of generating and ingesting these ...
  • M&A, Open Banking Drive Commercial Card Innovation

    March 25, 2020 Open Banking, M&A Drive Biz Card InnovationAs commercial card innovation expands, service providers continue to target particular pain points for their business cardholders. This week’s look at the latest initiatives driving corporate card adoption finds an array ...
  • Intuit, CPAs Want SMB Relief Funneled Via Payroll Processors

    March 24, 2020 The AICPA and others have banded together to petition for centralized payroll operationsThe American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has petitioned President Donald Trump to enact a faster system of payment for small- to medium-sized businesses as the coronavirus pandemic rolls on in ...
  • Micro Firms Losing $2B A Year By Forgetting To Invoice

    March 24, 2020 Amaiz found in a new survey that many micro businesses lose money over outdated practicesU.K. FinTech Amaiz, promoting its bookkeeping and banking services app, found in a survey that roughly one-third of micro businesses have trouble with payments, according to a press release. The survey ...
  • BlueSnap Adds X-Border Payments Support For B2B eCommerce

    March 24, 2020 BlueSnap's Marketplace feature will let companies sell products in new waysBlueSnap wants to break the glass ceiling for companies looking to sell products on marketplace-style websites of their own with its new product, according to a press release. The platform makes ...
  • PayCargo Tool Facilitates B2B Freight Communication

    March 24, 2020 PayCargo Tool Facilitates B2B CommunicationTo help vendors like maritime operators and airlines convey important information to payers, PayCargo has announced a new complimentary communication feature. The new feature comes as all parts of the freight supply chain are ...
  • Brex Buys Three Companies

    March 24, 2020 Brex Buys Three Companies To Enhance ProductSan Francisco-based FinTech startup Brex has acquired Neji, Compose Labs and Landria to help it build out its product offerings for growing businesses. “Brex is committed to helping growing businesses scale, ...
  • How Knee-Jerk Reactions Can Worsen Supply Chain Volatility

    March 24, 2020 For many businesses around the world, the coronavirus pandemic is a brutal wakeup call as to the importance of supplier management and supply chain risk mitigation. Industries from goods and beverage ...
  • Open Banking Broadens The Corporate Card Value Prop

    March 24, 2020 Commercial card adoption is on the rise among European corporates eager to embrace opportunities for faster, electronic payments with the added bonus of rewards and incentives from card issuers. Yet as ...
  • FinTech Sits Between Buyers And Suppliers For Faster Payments

    March 24, 2020 Faster B2B payments can strengthen buyer-supplier ties, but accounts receivable (AR) and accounts payable (AP) objectives are not always aligned. This week’s look at the convergence of AR and AP explores ...
  • AllSurplus Launches Program For SMBs To Sell Excess Equipment

    March 24, 2020 AllSurplus will let businesses use its services for freeAllSurplus, the marketplace for selling off various extra assets and items, wants to help businesses list and sell their own surplus items for free. The update will allow businesses to use ...
  • Proactis Adds Invoice Payments To Expense Management Tool

    March 23, 2020 Proactis' bePayd will speed up invoice paymentsProactis, a U.K.-based eCommerce firm, is hoping its new bePayd service will help invoices get paid faster, particularly in the trying times of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a press ...
  • Pentagon Bumps Up Periodic Payments To Contractors

    March 23, 2020 PentagonIn an effort to spur cash flow during the coronavirus pandemic, the Pentagon will boost percentages paid to contractors for the time being, The Washington Post reported. For now, percentages for ...
  • Email Fraudsters Take Advantage Of Coronavirus Opportunity

    March 23, 2020 Even in times of global crisis, fraudsters will always look for ways to exploit unsuspecting targets. Corporates and government officials have recently been sounding the alarm about coronavirus-related scams, and ...
  • SMB Loan Underwriting Prepares For Turbulent Times

    March 23, 2020 After a long period of pulling back, lenders are finally beginning to find value in financing small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). But after years of finding SMBs too unprofitable to finance, ...
  • Modernizing Media Sellers’ Invoice-To-Cash Cycles

    March 23, 2020 WideOrbit Talks Media Sellers' AR ChallengesMedia and advertising have endured a digital revolution over the last decade or so, but B2B payment practices remain stuck in the past. From faxing credit card information to media sellers, ...
  • COVID-19’s Chilling Effect on Summer Vacation Rentals

    March 23, 2020 Travel coronavirusThe travel industry is being decimated by the coronavirus. The cascade effect of multi-state lockdowns has had a chilling effect on any number of verticals, from airlines, of course, to ...
  • Teampay Wields Slack To Promote Controller Collaboration

    March 22, 2020 Teampay, Slack, Controller Collective, accounting,Spend management startup Teampay is introducing the Controller Collective, a Slack-based exchange to assist controllers and senior accounting professionals, Teampay said in a statement on Friday (March 20). Through the Controller ...
  • Afinis Enables Payments API Standardization Testing

    March 22, 2020 Afinis, Nacha, XMLdation, API,Nacha-owned membership organization Afinis Interoperability Standards is teaming up with Findland-based XMLdation to automate application programming interface (API) standardization in the payments space, Nacha announced. The partnership will give Nacha investors ...
  • Zoho Makes Enterprise Apps Free For Coronavirus-Impacted SMBs

    March 22, 2020 Zoho will offer products for free for 3 months.Zoho, which provides business-related apps for customer service, marketing and more, is letting companies use its products for free during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a press release. The company has ...