Duplo digitizes payment flows for African B2B enterprises, gets $4.3M seed funding
The process of sending and receiving payments in a $1.5 trillion B2B payments market in sub-Saharan Africa is one where merchants commonly use manual invoices and inefficient processes that burden mer
Constrafor grabs $106M in equity, credit to finance construction subcontractors
Constrafor provides a platform for general contractors to organize subcontractors on each project and also a lending program so subcontractors don't have to wait months to get paid.
Meet Paysail, the startup making B2B payments faster using crypto
Companies use invoices to pay for many of their major costs, ranging from materials to contract work. Most still rely on solutions built on top of bank transfers or credit cards to complete cross-bord
As EU’s VAT reform ramps up, marketplaces must focus on compliance to avoid tax risk
On July 1, 2021 there was a big change in the European Union’s Value Added Tax (VAT) law, impacting online retailers, marketplaces and their e-commerce businesses across the EU.
Flexbase unveils construction industry’s first credit card
The company referred to the 60 days of interest-free financing as “a game-changer” for an industry where it typically takes over 100 days to get paid.
UK’s MarketFinance scores $383M to fuel its online loans platform for SMBs
Small and medium businesses regularly face cashflow problems. But if that’s an already inconvenient predicament, it has been exacerbated to the breaking point for too many during the COVID-19 pa
Square to launch a new paid subscription, Invoices Plus
Square’s popular free invoicing software is becoming the company’s next big subscription service. The company is poised to announce a paid subscription offering called Invoices Plus, which
Upflow raises $15 million to manage your outstanding invoices
French startup Upflow has raised a $15 million Series A round. The company wants to help you chase late payments. It optimizes how you collect payments from your customers in order to improve your cas
Ex-Square execs launch Found to help the self-employed, raise $12.75M from Sequoia
If you’ve ever been self-employed you know what a pain it is to keep up with the hassles of running a business. From bookkeeping to invoicing to paying taxes — it’s one big headache. Freelan
Homebrew backs Higo’s effort to become the ‘Venmo for B2B payments’ in LatAm
The B2B payments space has been on fire for a while, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only fueled mass adoption of digitizing finances. In regions like Latin America, the need for innovation in the secto
Tinvio, a communication platform for supply chain merchants, gets $5.5 million seed round
Being a supply chain merchant often means cobbling together different ways of keeping in touch with buyers, including emails, text messages and paper invoices. Tinvio wants to simplify the process wit
Chargify launches a new payment management tool for subscription services
Chargify, the payment management service owned by Scaleworks, has launched a new tool for billing management. The new product is designed to remove limitations and allow payers to assign or reassign