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JustDial Rolls Out B2B eCommerce Portal

JustDial, a hyperlocal Mumbai-based search engine, has rolled out its B2B eCommerce portal, JD Mart, which Inc42 reported will put JustDial in competition with big players like IndiaMart and Udaan. The new portal will work to connect bulk buyers and wholesale sellers across different product categories, the report stated. “JD Mart is an exclusive B2B portal for a new wholesale experience,” JustDial’s press statement read, per the...

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Today In B2B: Plastiq And Ramp Boost Corporate Card Adoption; Enova Merger Forms SMB Lender

Today in B2B payments, Plastiq pairs with Ramp to boost corporate card adoption, and Enova's ODX merges with Fundation to form a new small business lender. Plus, DBS offers facial recognition capabilities for small business customers, TravelBank secures cybersecurity certification and Atom Bank plans fundraise ahead of IPO. Plastiq, Ramp Collaborate On Supplier Payments By Card Plastiq and Ramp are collaborating to help companies...

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Finding Critical Mass For CFOs To Use — Not Just Buy — Crypto

Tesla may have stolen the headlines with its bitcoin buy, but corporate treasurers and chief financial officers have been poking their noses over the fence into cryptocurrency's yards for several years now. It's a brewing interest that has been percolating in a largely wait-and-see attitude among the corporate community. Slowly but surely, however, chief financial officers are looking to wade deeper into the waters, said Ben Sebley,...

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TravelBank Gets Certification For Cybersecurity Standards

Expense management and business travel booking platform TravelBank has become an ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified provider, with its Information Security Management System (ISMS) receiving third-party accreditation from the International Standards Organization, according to a Wednesday (Feb. 24) press release. The ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standards have to do with the best practices for information security systems. By being recognized with this...

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Proxtera Partners with Tazapay to Boost Cross-Border Trade for SMEs

Proxtera, a network of business-to-business (B2B) marketplaces that facilitates cross-border trade for small-medium enterprises (SME), and Tazapay, a digital escrow service for cross-border trade, have announced their partnership to launch Proxtera Protect, Powered by Tazapay to provide international buyers and sellers with a secure and protected payment service to streamline global trade. In partnership with Proxtera, Tazapay will...

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Enova's ODX, Fundation To Form SMB Lending Firm Through Merger

Enova International struck a deal to combine its ODX operation with origination solutions company Fundation. Enova will keep a minority share in the new combined company, according to a Thursday (Feb. 25) announcement. “This transaction creates the largest independent SaaS provider to banks for small business lending,” Enova CEO David Fisher said in the announcement. “We believe that this transaction will fuel growth for Linear...

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Today In B2B: Western Union Boosts Business FX; Barclays Launches SMB Banking Package

Today in B2B payments, Western Union Business Solutions integrates SWIFT gpi, and Barclays launches a small business banking package. Plus, Mastercard teams with Deutsche Bank on business payments, Proxtera collaborates on escrow for B2B trade and Ageras secures funding to ramp up its B2B FinTech focus. Western Union Boosts Business FX Payments Western Union Business Solutions, the payments arm of Western Union, is looking at expanding...