Using ERP data Makes a great Case for AI Invoice Analytics

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. ” – Arthur C. Clarke We can credit the phrase “Garbage in, garbage out” (GIGO) to George Fuechsel, an […]

Why Supplier Acceptance Rates Still Struggle with Traditional Bank Funded Supply Chain Finance

"On the Internet, no one knows you’re a dog" ... Peter Steiner Know Your Customer (“KYC”) has been a big inhibitor for banks in providing both […]

Retraction: Earlier Coverage Concerning Aztec Exchange

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We regret that Trade Financing Matters published two articles mentioning Aztec Exchange that featured information based on incomplete facts and analysis. These articles could have […]

Blockchain in Trade – are we missing the point?

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What is the most resilient parasite? Bacteria? A virus? An intestinal worm? An idea. Resilient…highly contagious. Once an idea has taken hold of the brain […]

How Tax Reform May Impact Corporates Self-Funding Early Pay programs

The tax overhaul approved by Congress could have significant consequences for early pay and supply chain finance programs. It is projected there is over 1.25 […]

Are We Tired of 2018 Predictions Yet?

I get tired of reading predictions that are really disguised as either self promotion or demonstrate a fundamental lack of understanding of how things really […]

Christmas, Bitcoin and Getting Back to Original Intent

At every Christmas party this past year I was asked about Bitcoin.  Given I recently taught a FinTech course I developed for Simon Fraser University, […]

Will Lack of Regulation Kill Cryptocurrency Use for Supplier Payments?

I received a lot of commentary from last week’s piece on paying suppliers using cryptocurrency. Many commented about the lack of regulation, implying that money […]