Finance

CPG Companies Must Ditch Spreadsheets and Embrace Technology

CPG Companies Must Ditch Spreadsheets and Embrace Technology Share this: Blog / CPG Companies Must Ditch Spreadsheets and Embrace Technology CPG companies can collaborate more effectively, get consensus, and make better decisions faster with the right solutions for S&OP success. To say that today’s CPG marketplace has faced some disruption is an understatement, and the pandemic is only one of the elements causing turmoil. Companies using outmoded tools such as Excel spreadsheets and simple database systems to manage sales and operations planning (S&OP) have found themselves in an almost impossible position

WIRED Retail trends for the future of ecommerce

WIRED Smarter is returning as a two day virtual festival focusing on the latest innovations and trends shaping the future of business in the retail, money and security sectors. Split into three events, WIRED Retail on Tuesday the 12th October will be of most interest to ecommerce retailers with WIRED Money and WIRED Security taking place on Wednesday the 13th October. Kicking off the series on Tuesday, WIRED Retail will uncover the most exciting trends for the future of ecommerce, showcasing the smart technologies engaging the fast-evolving customer with speakers

New US fintech Monai to gamify savings for Millennials and Gen Z

A new social finance app in the US is aiming to help young users decrease their debt by playing video games. Monai says users can game to “crush” their debt Monai, which is still in the waiting list stage, says users can use time spent playing mobile games to earn interest on savings they deposit in the app. The firm also promises to offer a savings advisor, which will provide Millennial and Gen Z customers with tips on purchases. Savings in the fintech’s “Money Boost” system will be invested in

Cross River Bank to power Openpay’s US expansion

‘Buy now, Pay smarter.’ company Openpay, and its subsidiary Opy USA, Inc., have strategically partnered with Cross River Bank, a technology-driven financial services organization that provides core infrastructure and embedded financial solutions, to offer Opy’s differentiated next-generation “Buy Now, Pay Smarter” products for consumer banking loans.While many traditional Buy Now Pay Later programs cater primarily to small, retail purchases, Opy’s Buy Now, Pay Smarter services are aimed at a broad swath of consumers to help them afford and pay for crucial life needs with transparency and confidence. As Opy advances

Butn strengthens position in real estate sector, inks new partnerships for SMB lending

Business-to-business transactional funder, Butn Limited (ASX:BTN) has announced two new partnerships in the commercial real estate space, strengthening its position and expertise in small business lending for the sector.Butn has entered into a first to market partnership with Australia’s leading real estate Customer Relationship Management software solution (CRM) Agentbox, providing real estate agents across the country with early access to their commissions.The integration utilising Butn Now, which is now live, will enable agents in over 2,000 real estate offices nationwide to access their full commissions upfront less a small fixed

Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability

Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability Share this: Blog / Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability Supply chain traceability allows you to track the origin and journey of your business’s products and their inputs through every step of the supply chain. For fashion companies, for example, supply chain traceability solutions document the chain of custody of your goods and inputs from the cotton source to the importer of record.   An effective traceability solution provides supply chain transparency. It allows supply chain managers to see critical information that improves

Pledge Finance Holds Stanford DeFi and NFT Summit 2021

Since the market boom of decentralized finance (DeFi) and non-fungible tokens (NFT) in 2021, there have been a number of conferences and summits designed to grow the industry further and promote mainstream adoption. One of such summits is the Stanford DeFi & NFT Summit 2021. The event was conducted by Pledge Finance, a blockchain-powered, decentralized lending protocol with headquarters in Palo Alto, CaliforniaUnited States. Details of the Stanford DeFi and NFT Summit The DeFi & NFT Summit 2021 was conducted by Pledge Finance on September 24 at the Stanford Faculty

ADALend’s Revolutionary GM for an Evolutionary Cardano Based DeFi

DeFi continues to show the world that the future of finance will forever change from its old and traditional form, developed by solving problems individuals and institutions face with mainstream banks. ADALend continues the string of innovations in DeFi under the guidance of its GM. Javed Khattak, A qualified actuary (FIA), an award winning C-suite executive, and a successful serial entrepreneur who was awarded CFO of the year in 2018 by Wealth & Finance magazine, listed in the the top 20 individuals behind ICOs in 2017, a track record of

Bitcoin breaks above $50,000 for the first time in four weeks.

Cryptocurrencies were broadly higher on Tuesday afternoon as bitcoin crossed a key level of $50,000 for the first time in four weeks. Bitcoin was up 5.4%, trading at $50,120. Ethereum, the second-biggest crypto by market cap, was up 3.3% to trade at $3,445. “The big factor for the bitcoin price now is if it can continue to move higher, and that will only depend on where the price will close today [Tuesday],” said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at AvaTrade. Bitcoin is highly likely to see more upside moves. “In