Tagged: supply chain

Supply Chain Finance Tech Platform, Linklogis, Establishes Singapore Office

One of Asia’s most established supply chain finance tech solution providers, Linklogis, has announced that it has launched a branch office in Singapore. The new office aims to support Linklogis’ plans to open a virtual bank in Singapore in early 2022, by using the digital… Read More

Sustainability linked Supply Chain Finance Program Introduced by Citi for APAC Region

US investment bank Citi (NYSE: C) has introduced its first sustainability-linked supply chain finance (SSCF) program in the Asia-Pacific region. Via the SCCF program, Citi intends to support customers as they work on their ESG priorities, enhance supply chain resilience, and effectively manage working capital… Read More

4.5 Per Cent Unemployment a Good Sign, But UK Businesses Still Need Help

While the recent drop in the United Kingdom’s unemployment rate to 4.5 per cent is reflective of a strengthening economy, there are still vulnerabilities, financial industry representatives believe. Conister director Douglas Grant said while the data suggests a strong and recovering UK workforce, attention needs… Read More

Standard Chartered and Linklogis to Offer Blockchain based Trade Finance Platform, Olea

Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) has launched a joint initiative with Linklogis, a supply chain finance tech solution provider from China, in order to provide a blockchain or DLT-powered trade finance platform, called Olea. Standard Chartered stated that Olea is an all-digital trade finance origination and… Read More

Supply Chain Fintech Stemly, Incubated by ING Labs, Now Operating Independently with $2.5M Investment

Stemly, a supply chain inventory management and finance firm that was incubated by ING Labs in Singapore, has decided to now operate as a separate, independent initiative. VC fund Elev8, ING Ventures and EDB New Ventures, the corporate venture building division of EDB, along with… Read More

DBS Becomes First Major Asian Bank to Finalize Trade Financing Transaction via AntChain’s Trusple Platform

After the rollout of Trusple, which is AntChain’s global trade and financial services platform, DBS (SGX:D05) has confirmed that it’s the first major Asian banking institution to finalize a trade financing transaction via the platform. The digital transaction was valued at more than $40,000. The… Read More

Dr. Joshua Ellul: Chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority Explains how AI, IoT, Blockchain based Smart Contracts are Improving Digital Economy

We recently caught up with Dr. Joshua Ellul, the Chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority and Director of Centre for DLTs, University of Malta. Dr. Ellul discussed how blockchain-based smart contracts are streamlining routine business processes. He also talked about his research interests which include… Read More

Blockchain Platform VeChain to Focus on Digital Industry Opportunities like DLT Traceability, Supply Chain Visualization

VeChain, a major blockchain platform focused on developing supply chain management solutions among other use cases, has released its latest financial executive report in order to promote “fairness, transparency, and openness.” As mentioned in the report, published on December 29, 2020: “During this quarter, the… Read More

American Express Improves Supply Chain Finance Product with Digital Payment Solution

American Express (NYSE:AXP) has announced improvements to its supply chain product. Originally launched in 2018, Early Pay allows companies and their suppliers the ability to pay and get paid through a digital platform.  Early Pay provides suppliers the ability to optimize their cash flow by… Read More

RAMSUN, an Online Marketplace for Supply Chain Finance, Joins Fintech Firm MonetaGo’s Secure Financing Network

India based RAMSUN Network, a digital or online marketplace for supply chain finance, has reportedly joined Fintech firm MonetaGo’s secure financing network. The RAMSUN Network aims to facilitate financing for SMBs via its AI-powered technology platform – which allows many lenders to be a part… Read More

LaneAxis’ Reg CF Offering Secures More Than $755,000 on StartEngine

  LaneAxis, a U.S.-based SaaS company that uses patented technology to eliminate phone calls, faxes, emails, and other inefficient processes in the supply chain/freight industry, has successfully secured more than $755,000 through its Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) round on equity crowdfunding platform StartEngine.  Founded in… Read More

Pakistan’s Largest Transaction Clearing Facilitator, NIFT, Partners with Fintech Haball to Introduce Contexual B2B Payments

The National Institutional Facilitation Technologies (NIFT), the largest transactional clearing facilitator in Pakistan and Haball, a Fintech firm that provides various B2B services, have teamed up, in order to launch contextual payments for local companies. NIFT is a payment system operator and provider. It offers… Read More

California-based Dole Food Company to Integrate Distributed Ledger Tech for Managing Supply Chain Processes

California-based Dole Food Company, an agricultural multinational corporation, has introduced a five-year plan to integrate blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) for managing supply chain processes. Dole Food Company is the largest producer of fruits and vegetables in the world. The agribusiness company generated over… Read More

Standard Chartered Joins TradeLens, a Leading Blockchain-based Supply Chain Management Solution Developed by IBM, Maersk

London-headquartered Standard Chartered, a British multinational banking and financial services company with over $700 billion in total assets, has reportedly become the first major financial institution to join TradeLens, blockchain-powered container logistics solution created by IBM and Maersk. Standard Chartered is notably the first financial… Read More

Walmart Is Using Blockchain Technology to Track Indian-Sourced Shrimp Delivered to Sam’s Clubs Stores

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT), a Bentonville, Arkansas headquartered multinational retail corporation, is partnering with tech giant IBM, in order to use blockchain technology to monitor its shrimp supply chains. Walmart will be using distributed ledger technology (DLT) to track Indian-sourced shrimp delivered to several Sam’s Club… Read More

Demica Launches New Receivables Platform

During the Global ABS Conference in Barcelona, Spain, Demica, an independent provider of working capital solutions, has announced the launch of its new Receivables Finance Platform. The Fintech reports that it is currently growing at 40% a year. Today, Demica works with over 400 corporate… Read More

Standard Chartered Signs MOU With Linklogis For Supply Chain Financing Opportunities in China

Standard Chartered Bank announced on Tuesday it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Linklogis to explore opportunities to enhance its supply chain financing proposition and deepen client relationships in China. Standard Chartered reported that it will use Linklogis’ force as a digital blockchain-enabled supply chain… Read More

Sweetbridge Alliance Network Adds Blockchain based InstaSupply Invoice Financing to List of Options

Sweetbridge Alliance Network has added InstaSupply, a financing supply chain provicer for mid-sized businesses using blockchain, to its Network and named it an official reseller of Sweetbridge protocol technologies. Sweetbridge says that through this collaboration their liquidity protocol will provide low-cost access to capital for… Read More

Australian Fintech & Invoice Marketplace Timelio Announces $250 Million Milestone

Timelio, an Australia-based online marketplace for invoice and supply chain finance, announced on Tuesday it has surpassed $250 million in invoice funding. Founded in 2014, the fintech firm stated its purpose is to improve the financial well-being of business owners by improving cash flow for… Read More

Hope Liu: Eximchain’s Mission is to Become the Blockchain Infrastructure for Supply Chain Applications

From supplier credit to inventory management, Eximchain is developing a Blockchain that combines privacy, accessibility, and security to support enterprise-ready applications. Eximchain looks to leverage the power of Blockchain, so stakeholders within a supply chain can connect, transact, and share information more efficiently and securely…. Read More

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