Tag "trade finance"

Fintech Infographic of the Week: Blockchain for Trade Finance

Historically inundated with paper trails and inefficiencies, trade finance is a centuries old industry that’s ripe for disruption. One particular technology that’s been increasingly adopted by financial institutions and companies to improve processes, increase efficiency and reduce costs, is blockchain.

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Banks Ramp up Blockchain Trade Finance Race

Trade finance has become one of the key focus for blockchain technology use with the number of pilots and other trials dramatically increasing in 2017 and intensifying this year. Financial institutions such as HSBC, Standard Chartered, Societe Generale, Deutsche Bank,

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Fintech Logistic Startups Seek to Provide Greater Efficiency in Supply Chain

Supply chain and logistics tech companies are gaining momentum with over US$8.3 billion in venture capital having been injected into the sector since 2012. Supply chain and logistics tech companies are those that use software to improve efficiency across the

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Gatechain: Applying Blockchain To Trade Finance

Zurich-based Gatechain has developed a solution that leverages blockchain technology for trade finance. The solution reduces trading risks, processing time and costs, while guarantying better performance and improving cash flow. Trade finance is the financing of trade, and concerns both

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