Articles with tag: small business

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India makes GST e-invoicing mandatory from October 2020

28 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

The India-based government has announced plans to make GST e-invoicing mandatory for companies starting 1 October 2020.

India, GST, e-invoicing, mandatory, small businesses, Goods and Servies Tax Council, standardisation, interoperability, auto-population, invoice details, GST return, e-way bill

Facebook launches app to boost SMEs social commerce engagement

18 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

Facebook has announced it will be launching Facebook Business Suite, allowing SMEs to interact with consumers, manage and receive messages, notifications and alerts in one place.

Facebook Business Suite, Facebook Shops, Facebook, ecommerce, SME, small business, social commerce, direct-to-consumer

Meniga signs partnership with Nexi Open

15 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Nexi, the Italian PayTech in digital payments, has signed a partnership with Meniga, the fintech in the development of personal & business financial management solutions.

Meniga, Nexi Open, personal financial management, transaction aggregation, Business Financial Manager, small businesses

Helping SMEs grow their business through digital banking – an interview with Tinkoff

03 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Fedor Bukharov, Vice President of Tinkoff and Head of Tinkoff Business, provides valuable insight in what it means to provide the right financial services to boost innovation and growth in the SMEs sector

Tinkoff, Tinkoff Business, Russia, SME, small businesses, digital banking, financial services, loans, cash management, CRM, point of sale, API, coronavirus, pandemic, CoronaIndex, corporate banking mobile app

Bill.com, KeyBank introduce SME payment solution Key CashFlowsm

28 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Bill.com and KeyBank have partnered to introduce Key CashFlowsm, an online banking solution that streamlines payments for small businesses (SMBs) and commercial customers.

Bill.com, KeyBank, SME, payment solution, Key CashFlowsm, small businesses, online banking, payments, SMBs, commercial, platform, KeyBank Business Online, KeyNavigator, portals, small business financial wellness

CBA rolls out lending option for SMEs

28 Aug 2020 | Payments General

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has launched BizExpress Online, a high-speed lending system for small businesses, available through Netbank and the CommBank app. 

Commonwealth Bank of Australia, CBA, BizExpress Online, lending, SMEs, small businesses, Netbank, Commbank, app, credit decisions, lending system, coronavirus, pandemic, bank, pandemic, business loans, guarantee loan program

Nearly 1 in 4 female-owned businesses remain closed post lockdown in the UK, iwoca study shows

27 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Women business owners could be making even greater sacrifices than their male counterparts in 2020 as they contend with challenges from the pandemic, a new survey of small business owners has found.

small business, SMEs, lending, accounting, iwoca, UK economy, study, business loans

Amex acquires fintech Kabbage

18 Aug 2020 | Payments General

American Express has announced a deal to buy Kabbage, a US-based fintech startup that helps with providing funds for small businesses, according to Forbes.

Amex, Kabbage, American Express, US, United States, fintech, startup, small businesses, funding, acquisition, financial technology, data platform, IP, cash flow management, working capital, loans, Paycheck Protection Program

Intuit, Bank of Montreal include QuickBooks software in bank's API portal

17 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

The Bank of Montreal (BMO) has created an API portal to allow small business clients to share their data with Intuit’s QuickBooks accounting software suite.

Bank of Montreal, BMO, Intuit, QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, accounting software, API, API portal, small businesses, financial data, online banking, applications, cloud, business payments, bill payments, bill management, payroll, financial information, consent, ownership

American Express in talks to acquire Kabbage

14 Aug 2020 | Payments General

American Express has announced it is in discussions to acquire Kabbage, an online small-business lender that went up for sale earlier in August 2020.

American Express, Kabbage, SMBs, lender, online, loans, Celtic Bank, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, US, fintech, Small Business Administration, Paycheck Protection Program, SoftBank, Reverence Capital Partners, payments

UK-based lenders support 1.2 mln businesses amid pandemic

12 Aug 2020 | Payments General

UK-based lenders have provided support to over 1.2 million businesses through government-backed loan schemes, according to HM Treasury statistics. 

UK, United Kingdom, SMEs, lenders, loan, pandemic, government-backed loans, loan schemes, BBLS, CBILS, funding, small businesses, coronavirus, large businesses

Womply rolls out Womply Bills to allow businesses pay expenses by credit card

05 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Womply, a local commerce platform that provides apps, APIs, marketing, and financial tools to make local commerce happen, has launched Womply Bills.

bills, small businesses, credit card, Womply Bills, Womply, payments, paper checks

Westpac NZ rolls out new merchant fee pricing structure

04 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Westpac NZ has revealed it is rolling out a new merchant fee pricing structure that will lead to cost savings for more than 10,000 small and medium Kiwi businesses.

Westpac NZ, merchant, fees, small businesses, fraud prevention, merchant support, payment processing, debit transactions, credit transactions

SBM Bank rolls out new co-branded business credit card

30 Jul 2020 | Cards

SBM Bank India has partnered with YAP, EnKash, and RuPay to launch the SBM EnKash RuPay Business Card in India. 

SBM bank, business credit card, co-branded, India, Yap, EnKash, RuPay, SBM EnKash RuPay Business Card, digital onboarding, small businesses, startup, API platform, banking, payments, B2B payments, card platform, National Payments Corporation of India, NPCI, expense tracking, bill payments, travel expenses

Wells Fargo pledges USD 400 mln for small business support following PPP payout

10 Jul 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Wells Fargo has announced donations over USD 400 million toward helping small businesses recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Wells Fargo, US, United States, small business, PPP, payout, coronavirus, pandemic, Payroll Protection Program, community lenders, black entrepreneurs

Starling Bank seeks GBP 35 mln in competition funding

03 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Starling Bank has planned to apply for grants worth up to GBP 35 million from an EU-backed competition fund that has already awarded it GBP 100 million.

Starling Bank, competition funding, grants, EU-backed competition fund, startup bank, BCR, Banking Competition Remedies, SMEs, small business market, alternative remedies fund, Royal Bank of Scotland, UK, United Kingdom, banking market, EU state aid rules

Lendio provides USD 8 bln in PPP loans to small businesses

03 Jul 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Online lending platform Lendio has facilitated USD 8 billion in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for 100,000 small businesses to date.

Lendio, PPP loans, small businesses, US, United States, COVID-19, relief funds, CARES Act, small business aid program, fintech, lenders, financial institutions

Alternative lender Capital on Tap expands to Spain using Marqeta API-powered platform

01 Jul 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Marqeta, the global card issuing platform, has announced it has helped UK-based Capital on Tap to expand its small business credit lending services to Spain. 

Capital on Tap, Spain, Marqeta, API, lending, payments, small businesses

HSBC launches digital account sign-up process for SMEs in Hong Kong

22 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

HSBC has launched a digital account opening system in Hong Kong for small and medium-sized (SME) businesses.

HSBC, Hong Kong, digital account, SME, remote account opening, mobile account opening service, retail, small businesses, branch, bank account number, mobile app, facial recognition, identity, authentication, artificial intelligence, machine learning

Mastercard, Octet Europe offer new trade solution across EEA

15 Jun 2020 | Online Payments

Mastercard and Octet Europe have announced the launch of a new trade solution across the European Economic Area (EEA). 

Mastercard, Octet Europe, Europe, small businesses, global economy, AML, KYC, CTF, ETS, trade, B2B, cross border, risks, cash flow, payments