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SCF provider Greensill gets $250m boost for expansion

By |July 19th, 2018|

New York p/e group General Atlantic has invested in the UK supply chain finance provider, which has expanded its range of working capital finance products.

Hong Kong to launch blockchain-backed trade finance

By |July 16th, 2018|

A total of 21 banks have signed up to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Ping An initiative to fund smaller businesses, which will launch next month.

SCF lifeline launches for Kenya’s small businesses

By |July 5th, 2018|

A cap on the country’s commercial interest rate in recent years has made many of the country’s banks reluctant to lend to SMEs.

Sustainability offers a $660 billion SCF opportunity: BSR

By |June 25th, 2018|

Sustainable supply chain finance creates tangible cash incentives for suppliers and transforms global supply chains, says the US non-profit organisation.

Indian SCF start-up CredAble secures funding of $15m

By |June 18th, 2018|

The company plans to expand its lending into more sectors and has longer-term ambitions to move into international markets.

Banks focus on SCF, but less on trade digitisation

By |June 18th, 2018|

Global banks are focusing on supply chain finance in the year ahead, but many regard digitising their trade finance process as less of a priority.

Dianrong aims to grow via R3 distributed ledger Corda

By |June 8th, 2018|

The six-year old Shanghai-based Chinese online marketplace wants to extend its global reach in lending to micro and small businesses.

SCF platform FCIreverse moves on to pilot stage

By |May 30th, 2018|

First announced nearly a year ago, piloting of the new platform will finally go ahead after a framework for testing was agreed with Demica.

Bangkok Bank joins Marco Polo trade finance initiative

By |May 25th, 2018|

One of South-East Asia’s largest regional banks is the latest recruit to the blockchain-powered trade finance initiative.

Tradeshift launches Cloud platform for supply chain payments

By |May 23rd, 2018|

The fintech is partnering with HSBC, Santander and other global banks to “attack a $9 trillion global commerce problem”.