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  • 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 ...
  • ASB Bank Invests In Blockchain Trade Tech Startup TradeWindow

    August 13, 2019 ASB BankAustralia and New Zealand-based ASB Bank has acquired a stake in a New Zealand startup developing a blockchain-powered trade management solution. Reports in Scoop.co.nz said Monday (Aug. 12) that ASB Bank ...
  • PayPal Australia Reaches $500M SMB Loan Volume

    August 13, 2019 PayPal Australia Reaches $500M SMB Loan VolumePayPal Australia’s small business lending operations have reached a new milestone, facilitating $500 million in working capital loans, reports in Finder said on Monday (Aug. 12). PayPal Working Capital is looking ...
  • Ezbob Adds KYC Automation To Lending-as-a-Service Offering

    August 13, 2019 Ezbob Adds KYC To Lending-as-a-ServiceLending-as-a-service company ezbob is rolling out a new solution designed to enable banks to more easily onboard clients and manage their Know Your Customer (KYC) due diligence. A press release issued ...
  • Amazon India Launches B2B App Marketplace

    August 13, 2019 Amazon India is rolling out an online marketplace to connect vendors on its platform to B2B services. Reports in the Economic Times of India on Monday (Aug. 12) said Amazon’s Marketplace ...
  • How Automation Helps Treasurers Weather The FX Volatility Storm

    August 13, 2019 The continuing uncertainty over Brexit and geopolitical volatility in the U.K. that has led to a depreciation of the pound are having widespread impacts throughout supply chains with touchpoints in ...
  • In India, Dialing Up Blockchain Via Telecom

    August 13, 2019 In India, telecom Reliance Jio is eyeing the installation of the world’s largest blockchain network, which would span hundreds of millions of customers. Separately, blockchain takes flight (in a way), Amazon ...
  • Payroll Faces Cyber Threats From All Sides

    August 13, 2019 Amid the growing list of cybersecurity concerns businesses must keep on top of, payroll is a growing target for attackers both inside and outside the enterprise. The latest cases of payroll-related ...
  • Report: Crypto Crime Could Reach $4.3B This Year

    August 13, 2019 A new report has estimated that losses related to cryptocurrency thefts, scams and fraud could reach $4.3 billion this year. Cryptocurrency security firm CipherTrace revealed that crypto criminals have already stolen ...
  • BEC Scam Storms The Sports Field (Literally)

    August 12, 2019 A BEC scam has robbed a Virginia school of funds to pay for a new football field.  Separately, AppZen finds that artificial intelligence (AI) can aid firms in illuminating dubious ...
  • Net Element Offers Mastercard For Unified Payments Merchants

    August 12, 2019 Net Element has announced the launch of the Netevia Mastercard, which is specifically tailored for Unified Payments merchants. Powered by Aliaswire’s patented technology, the Netevia Mastercard combines low-cost payment processing that ...
  • India’s Lendingkart Closes $30M Series D Round

    August 12, 2019 Indian startup Lendingkart has announced that it raised $30 million as part of a Series D financing round. Existing investors Fullerton Financial Holdings, Bertelsmann India Investments and India Quotient participated in ...
  • LA Metro Vendor Dispute Highlights Public Contract Challenges

    August 12, 2019 LA Metro Dispute Highlights Contract ChallengesA dispute between Los Angeles County officials and a major bus supplier is shedding light on the challenges of government contracts with vendors that require base pay for that supplier’s ...
  • Compeat Steps Into Restaurant Accounts Payable

    August 12, 2019 restaurantRestaurant management software company Compeat has launched Compeat Pay, a solution to enable restaurant professionals to pay their vendors electronically. In a press release last week, Compeat said Compeat Pay automates ...
  • The Public Perception Challenge Of Public Procurement

    August 12, 2019 The U.S. Department of Defense has pressed the pause button on its search for a cloud computing vendor. Earlier this month reports in NPR said only a few weeks before the ...
  • UK, US SMB Lending Experience A Growing Divide

    August 12, 2019 Geopolitical volatility in the U.K. related to Brexit uncertainty is having widespread ramifications in the financial world. One area of impact is small business finance and lending, with small businesses and ...
  • International Payments Firm Equals Group Acquires Hermex For £2M

    August 9, 2019 global paymentsFairFX, a subsidiary of international payments firm Equals Group, has acquired Hermex International Limited (HermexFX) for £2 million ($2.4 million), Equals Group said in a press release on Friday (Aug. ...
  • GPS Capital Markets For Sale, Sources Say

    August 9, 2019 Corporate foreign exchange brokerage GPS Capital Markets is reportedly up for sale, unnamed sources told PE Hub. The publication reported Thursday (Aug. 8) that three unnamed sources revealed Citi is advising ...
  • Bottomline Doubles Down On Data Intelligence For FY 2020

    August 9, 2019 Bottomline Doubles Down On Data IntelligenceCommercial payments firm Bottomline Technologies is doubling-down on data intelligence after posting an 11 percent year-on-year increase in subscription and transaction revenues for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019, ...

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