The eFounders Fellowship Program to Help in Speeding up of Digital Revolution

A total of 29 young African entrepreneurs across 11 countries gathered for the third eFounders Fellowship cohort. The two weeks’ program took place at the Alibaba campus in Hangzhou in China. The event was organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Alibaba Business School.  Jack Ma is the Executive Chairman … Read more

GFI Unlimited Makes It Easier For Businesses to Meet Compliance Requirements

The General Data Protection Act (GDPR) came clear on the data collection and processing across the European Union. Furthermore, it has a substantial global impact than just what meets the eye. Together with Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) of South Africa compliance of GDPR has to be an essential side of the business process … Read more

Bollore Group Signs a Partnership Agreement with an International Group

Bolloré Group, a conglomerate from France on July 2, 2018, signed a partnership with Alibaba Group in Paris France. The partnership will see them work together in the areas of clean energy, cloud services, digital transformation and logistics and mobility. They stated that their business units and subsidiaries that include Blue Solutions, Bolore Logistics, Cainiao Smart … Read more

What Separates Top Accounts Payable Performers From The Rest

Amid talk of enterprise digitization, discussions about paper invoices and checks persist. New research suggests a vast divide between businesses that have embraced technology and electronic processes in the accounts payable department and businesses that instead prefer to retain those paper invoices and checks. In its The State of ePayables 2018 report, Ardent Partners explores … Read more

For SMB Underwriting, Exploring A More Reliable Kind Of Alternative Data

The pullback of banks from the small business lending space left a gap filled by alternative lenders who are exploring new ways to connect entrepreneurs with capital, a journey that includes innovation and a bit of experimentation. With traditional lenders now turning their attention to the market newcomers, banks have the opportunity to embrace some … Read more

Crypto trading platform DXE turns to Mitek for digital ID duties

Mitek will provide automated digital ID verification for new Netherlands-based cryptocurrency trading platform DXE. Mitek will provide automated digital ID verification DXE will use Mitek’s Mobile Verify solution for know your customer (KYC) compliant identity verification for all customers from the platform’s go live date. This is part of DXE’s ambition to stay ahead of … Read more

Lithuania stays approachable with remote fintech licence

The Bank of Lithuania – the country’s regulator – has introduced a procedure which will allow companies to apply remotely for fintech licences. Lithuania calls out again The aim of this regtech tool is to help the process of submitting and managing applications for e-money and payment institution licences – and make the country “become … Read more

AI Fintech Chatbox Plum Nears Seedrs Goal: Aiming to Make Saving Easier

Plum’s second crowdfunding raise on Seedrs is proving to be just as successful as its first £925K campaign. Plum, an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot for personal finance, returned to Seedrs in late June seeking an additional £850,000 in funding. Funds from the latest Seedrs round will be used to… Read More The post AI Fintech Chatbox Plum Nears Seedrs … Read more

UK Food Standard Agency Completes Blockchain Pilot for Food Supply Chain

The British Food Standard Agency has completed a pilot using blockchain in the food sector to enable compliance and transparency in the food supply chain. UK food regulator the Food Standard Agency (FSA) has successfully accomplished a pilot using blockchain technology according to an announcement published July 2. This was reportedly the first time blockchain … Read more