B2B

  • Glantus Acquires JPD Financial To Support Buyer-Supplier Ties

    February 24, 2020 B2BFinancial automation and data intelligence solutions firm Glantus has acquired the audit credit recovery firm JPD Financial, creating a business with an approximate $12 million turnover, Glantus announced on Monday ...
  • BharatPe Lands $75M To Boost Indian SMB Loans

    February 24, 2020 BharatPe Lands $75M To Boost Indian SMB LoansIndian startup BharatPe has raised $75 million in a Series C funding round to help small businesses in India accept digital payments and provide them with loans, according to a ...
  • VersaPay Takeover By Great Hill Finalized

    February 24, 2020 B2B accounts receivableThe acquisition of Canadian FinTech firm VersaPay by Boston private equity firm Great Hill has now been finalized, according to reports on Sunday (Feb. 23). Founded in 2006, VersaPay provides cloud-based ...
  • B2B eCommerce Gets Civilized

    February 24, 2020 B2B on keypadThe first and oldest writings of human civilization were not poems or prayers: they were invoices. Transactions for livestock, spices, grain — the Sumerians began marking it all down in ...
  • Tax Season Adds Extra Fraud Weight For SMBs

    February 24, 2020 Tax season is upon U.S. small businesses, and fraudsters are taking advantage. In a new report from ProofPoint, researchers warned that any businesses with the word “tax” in its domain is ...
  • Financing Vietnam’s Underbanked And High Risk Agri-SMBs

    February 24, 2020 While a lack of access to affordable, quick capital is a barrier to growth for small businesses across the globe, there are certain markets and certain industries in which those ...
  • Oracle: Overcoming ERP-AP Integration Inertia

    February 24, 2020 For the accounts payable (AP) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) automation space, it’s no longer business as usual. Firms looking to strengthen their interactions with customers and vendors by adopting ...
  • Billtrust Taps Green Dot For New CFO

    February 24, 2020 billtrust, Accounts receivable, appoints, new CFO, order-to-cash, business-to-business, b2bAccounts receivable (AR) automation firm Billtrust has appointed Mark Shifke as chief financial officer (CFO), bringing more than 35 years of financial and legal experience — including most recently as ...
  • PayPal Eyes ‘Major Opportunity’ Of Aussie SMB Lending

    February 24, 2020 Paypal wants to focus on small business credit.Payment company PayPal is looking at small business credit as a new field of opportunity. The company is championing a national digital framework in Australia that would speed up the processes ...
  • Revolution Payments Optimizes Biz Card Fees In NetSuite

    February 23, 2020 Revolution Payments, NetSuite, NetSuite, Level III, interchange fees, commercial cards, b2b,Revolution Payments is streamlining the process of commercial cards and interchange fees with its new NetSuite Level III Credit Card Processing Solution, the company announced on Friday (Feb. 21).   The NetSuite ...
  • Fifth Third Links Rejected Business Borrowers To Alt-Lender

    February 23, 2020 Fifth ThirdTo offer expanded services as it pursues a digital innovation strategy of harnessing partnerships to provide an enhanced customer experience, Fifth Third is teaming with Fundation for small business loans. Fundation will provide its ...
  • Driving The Self-Service Model In SMB InsurTech

    February 21, 2020 As is often the case with technology adoption, small business (SMB) owners are seeking services and solutions that offer the same convenience and optimized user experiences provided in their personal ...
  • B2B Investors Reveal Their Appetite For ResTech

    February 21, 2020 B2B Investors Reveal Their Appetite For ResTechWith $521 million raised this week among B2B FinTech startups, the industry continues to prove its appeal among venture capitalists. PYMNTS’ latest roundup finds investor interest for B2B eCommerce, small ...
  • Slashing Ambiguity In The B2B Partnership Payments Process

    February 21, 2020 In a market ecosystem where Instagram influencers are a new norm in advertising, and where corporate sponsorships are diversifying throughout the digital ether, businesses’ vast network of strategic B2B partnerships ...
  • Sweden’s Central Bank Floats E-Krona As Digital Currency

    February 21, 2020 kronaSweden’s Riksbank is assessing e-krona, a new form of digital currency that hopes to take the country a step closer to the creation of the world’s first central bank digital ...
  • Deep Dive: Safeguarding B2B eCommerce And The Corporate Customer Experience

    February 21, 2020 B2C trends are bleeding into the B2B space and forcing corporate sellers to become digitally savvy — and fast. Corporate buyers are also consumers, meaning they are accustomed to eCommerce’s ease ...
  • Cashplus Launches Payment Tracking For Its SMB Cards

    February 21, 2020 cashplus, payments, tracking, SMB, cards, spending, google maps, newsCashplus is upgrading its mobile app with the Google maps spend tracking feature, the company announced on Thursday (Feb. 20). The Spending Insights tool uses data from Google Maps to find ...
  • Centsoft AP Will Be ‘Seamless’ In Work With QuickBooks

    February 21, 2020 Quickbooks and Centsoft will work together seamlessly, officials sayCentsoft‘s AP Automation cloud software will work with QuickBooks Online in just a few clicks, the company announced. QuickBooks Online, one of the world’s leading accounting packages for small and ...
  • insightsoftware Acquires Longview Solutions

    February 20, 2020 insightsoftware Acquires Longview SolutionsEnterprise resource planning (ERP) and enterprise performance management (EPM) company insightsoftware has announced its acquisition of financial planning and tax software provider Longview, according to a Thursday (Feb. 20) release.  The move is ...
  • Study: Financial Pressure Makes CFOs Prone To Fraud

    February 20, 2020 Study: Financial Pressure Makes CFOs Less Prone To Admit FraudA recent academic study found that company CFOs are less likely to admit to fraud when they’re facing pressure to meet certain financial goals, according to Forbes. The study illustrates that corporate ...
  • How Streamlined B2B eCommerce Payments Boost Sales For Event Vendors

    February 20, 2020 Hosting trade shows and corporate fundraisers is a $5 billion annual business in the U.S. — but successfully orchestrating these events often involves overcoming payment challenges. That’s because event planners ...
  • Open Banking Deepens Its SMB Accounting, Lending Presence

    February 20, 2020 As Open Banking spreads further into the small business (SMB) financial services market, accounting and lending platforms are taking advantage. This week’s exploration of the latest in bank-FinTech collaborations and data ...
  • Making Cash Flow Management A Priority For Young Firms

    February 20, 2020 Making Cash Flow Management A Priority For Young FirmsLate payments are a pain point for businesses everywhere, but the U.K. has emerged as an epicenter in the fight against ever-expanding days payable outstanding (DPO). From FinTech solutions to ...
  • Combating Commercial Cards’ Need For The Personal Guarantee

    February 20, 2020 In fast-growth small businesses, the focus is on expanding the top line — not tackling the paper chase in the back office. Yet, without the resources to invest in finance ...
  • Citi Joins Trade Finance Network

    February 20, 2020 citi, contour, trade finance, blockchain, B2B, singapore, banking, Voltron, letters of credit,Citi is signing on to Contour’s blockchain-driven trade finance network, Contour announced in a press release on Sunday (Feb. 16). The bank joins numerous banking giants on the Singapore-based network (including ...
  • Debt Protection Costs Lowest Since Pre-Recession

    February 20, 2020 Those looking to insure against some of the globe’s largest corporate borrowers are in luck: The debt protection cost has dropped to its lowest point since 2007, according to index ...
  • Redwood Bank Teams Up With Insignis Cash Solutions

    February 20, 2020 Redwood Bank Teams Up With Insignis Cash SolutionsIn a boon for small business (SMB) banking, Redwood Bank has teamed up with Insignis Cash Solutions to offer savings accounts to Insignis’ SMBs through the Insignis Cash Platform, according ...
  • UK OKs Bottomline’s Experian Buy

    February 19, 2020 B2BThe U.K. Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the acquisition of Experian Payments Gateway (EPG) by B2B payments firm Bottomline Technologies after finding the deal won’t negatively impact competition, ...
  • Why VC Firms See An Opportunity In AR Automation

    February 19, 2020 Accounts ReceivableFinTech companies are keeping an eye on investment trends as they aim to serve the needs of the marketplace. Venture capital (VC) and private equity firms, in general, have been investing ...
  • Card Incentives Jump On Businesses’ Shift Away From Cash

    February 19, 2020 credit cardsGoing cashless has long been a conversation in the consumer payments world, but a new report from HSBC in the U.K. suggests businesses could be following suit. Analysis of contactless card ...
  • POS Financing: There’s A Lending Marketplace For That

    February 19, 2020 ChargeAfterIn the roughly six decades the card networks have been powering payments at the physical and digital points of sale, it’s hard to imagine that their ubiquity wasn’t always a given. The 1.0 version of ...
  • Mastercard: Collaboration Is Key To Scaling Real-Time Payments

    February 19, 2020 Mastercard: Collaboration Is Key To Lowering Corporates’ Real-Time BarriersWith speed being the most obvious value proposition of real-time payments capabilities, and with businesses often looking to extend payment terms as long as possible, it’s difficult to imagine that ...
  • CORT On Using Mobile, Visual Purchasing To Solve B2B Event Payments Friction

    February 19, 2020 Business-to-business (B2B) transactions are often painfully slow for both buyers and sellers. Corporate buyers are forced to undergo many steps, such as placing orders by phone or from paper catalogues, ...
  • Deutsche Bank To Help Sri Lanka With Digital FX

    February 18, 2020 Deutsche Bank will launch a digital FX program for Sri LankaDeutsche Bank announced on Tuesday (Feb. 18) that it would improve its Sri Lanka operation with the launch of a new digital foreign exchange (FX) program, reports said. The FX ...
  • Rapyd, Visa Promote FinTech Adoption

    February 18, 2020 Rapyd, Visa Promote FinTech AdoptionB2B FinTech-as-a-Service (FaaS) unicorn Rapyd has partnered with Visa to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) expand their FinTech and payment services, Rapyd announced on Tuesday (Feb. 18). Rapyd is also ...
  • HDFC Taps Mastercard, SAP Concur For T&E Tech

    February 18, 2020 HDFC Banks Teams Up With Mastercard and And SAP Concor On Corp Spending ManagementIndia’s HDFC Bank has teamed up with Mastercard and SAP Concur to manage corporate travel and expense management, according to a report by The Economic Times. The bank will offer a ...
  • SumUp, Mastercard Intro Business Payments Card

    February 18, 2020 SumUp, U.K. FinTech, Mastercard, Business Payments Card, b2b, digital payments,U.K. FinTech SumUp is launching its first card for business payments, in partnership with Mastercard, SumUp announced in a blog post on Tuesday (Feb. 18).  The new SumUp Card will enable ...
  • Building Better SMBs With Rapid Settlement

    February 18, 2020 Building Better SMBs With Rapid SettlementDespite countless books, lectures and social media courses by ersatz millionaires sharing their foolproof “systems” from a beach house somewhere, there is no secret to creating a successful business. That ...
  • Taking The Temperature Of B2B Payments In Healthcare

    February 18, 2020 The U.S. healthcare system is a multi-trillion dollar industry, but one rife with inefficiencies, especially when it comes to payments. In an interview with PYMNTS, Todd Harbison, chief revenue officer ...
  • BankFinancial Equipment Adds SMB Reach

    February 18, 2020 BankFinancial, BankFinancial Equipment Finance, SMBs, businesses, middle market, b2b, payment methods, newsThe expansion of BankFinancial Equipment Finance brings its leasing capabilities to governmental, middle-market and small businesses, BankFinancial announced on Friday (Feb. 14).    BankFinancial Equipment Finance will also continue its corporate leasing, ...