Wed.Apr 08, 2020

Time to buy bitcoin?

Chris Skinner

As usual, during this period of pandemic, there’s been a rollercoaster of events for those of us involved in financial markets.

Will COVID-19 burst fintech’s funding bubble? 

Bank Innovation

Fintechs will likely have a tough time securing funding as the coronavirus pandemic continues to shake up the U.S. economy, prompting investors to tighten purse strings.

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Things worth reading: 9th April 2020

Chris Skinner

Banks retool customer service in the scramble for PPP loans 

Bank Innovation

Banks are feeling the pressure of small businesses nationwide applying for Paycheck Protection Program loans.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Is it Too Late to Automate? How to Get Started with PPP Lending

Abrigo

Key Takeaways There will likely be a second wave of additional funds for small business aid. CFIs can still take advantage of the program and begin automating PPP loans in 48 hours. Automation is key to streamlining PPP loans and getting capital into the hands of small business owners quickly.

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SBA Paycheck Protection Program: BSA Requirements Still Apply

Abrigo

Key Takeaways BSA requirements still apply to Paycheck Protection Program loans. Provide a BSA refresher course to your lending staff. While these loans are 100% guaranteed by the SBA, fraud is still a concern.

FinTechs Help Banks Ease The PPP Lending Pain

PYMNTS

Small businesses overwhelmed U.S. financial institutions as they scrambled to apply for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Coronavirus pandemic drives up gun payments

Payments Source

While reports of toilet paper and hand-sanitizer shortages may be common stories on the nightly news, one consumer goods category is flying off the shelves at an even faster pace, one never seen before – guns and ammunition, increasing payments volume for gun shops, a merchant category financial service providers traditionally avoid.

JPMC Halts Non-PPP SMB Loans

PYMNTS

Those looking for a loan outside of the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) won’t find it from JPMorgan Chase , which has decided to focus solely on that program due to a huge amount of requests over the past few days, according to the Financial Times.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

The global economy’s challenges and the impact on Australia

Accenture

As a global business working with numerous local and international clients, it’s little surprise that Accenture has a keen interest in world events and, from my side in particular, their possible impact on Australia.

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Harbour & Hills Takeover Opens B2B Payments Gateway To China

PYMNTS

With a move that opens a B2B payment gateway to China , Harbour & Hills (H&H) Financial Services Limited said it has acquired a controlling stake in Global Envoi Limited (GEL).

Content and the Race to Stay Relevant in a Socially Distant World

Gonzobanker

Financial institutions must help digital-first buyers with meaningful content. Here’s how to do it.

How Firms Can Speed Past The $150B Toll Of Legacy AP And AR Processes

PYMNTS

Consumers have the potential to grow impatient if it takes more than a single click or tap on a screen to complete a purchase when they shop online. This stands in stark contrast to how the accounts payable (AP) departments at many businesses process payments.

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The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Fintech Lenders Incentivised To Help SMEs Navigate Stimulus Packages

Daily Fintech

Jessica Ellerm is a thought leader specializing in Small Business and the Gig Economy and is the CEO and Co-Founder of Zuper, a neowealth disruptor in Australia.

How Banks Use APIs To Forge Stronger Client Bonds

PYMNTS

Banks are continually working to provide their business customers with more streamlined, impactful services.

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Whose perspective is it? Insurance remains not what it seems at first view

Daily Fintech

It’s beginning to wear on the insurance industry. COVID-19? Kind of. Moreover it’s the unexpected ripple effects of the outbreak on how lives are led, how insurance intersects life, how perspectives color how insurance news is celebrated or questioned.

Nordstrom: Finances Could ‘Become Distressed’ If Stores Stay Shuttered

PYMNTS

Nordstrom said the crisis arising from the novel coronavirus’ spread has had a “substantial impact” on its business. It detailed that impact in a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Coronavirus amplifies an already fierce supply chain tech battle

Payments Source

Fintechs, startups and bank-led projects were already working to excise generations of inefficiencies out of supply chains. The coronavirus has heightened the need for smooth payments. Goldman Sachs B-to-B payments Coronavirus SAP Payment processing

SBA Struggling To Meet Demand For Relief Loans

PYMNTS

An old computer system and too few employees are making it hard for the Small Business Administration (SBA) to meet the high demand for coronavirus relief loans, according to a report in the New York Times on Tuesday (April 7).

How to Build an Effective Remote Work Environment

Strategically Speaking

Sometimes, putting your best and brightest minds together to create breakthrough collateral and content means assembling a team that spans from sea to shining sea. For the in-house creative agency at Jack Henry, working from home is their norm. More than half of this talented design group creates solutions for our clients’ most pressing problems from seven locations across the country

Moving Money X-Border In The Age Of ‘Business As Unusual’

PYMNTS

Making cross-border payments work — across currencies and across time zones — is no easy task. The challenges are myriad, marked by (to name just a few) legacy systems; new domestic, faster payments rails; and the need to manage and mitigate fraud risk.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Automating B2B payments can bring even more speed to reconciliation

Payments Source

For decades, automated check reconciliation stood out as the lone sanctuary for AR professionals. However, the advent of payment automation indicates that electronic payment reconciliation is more than capable of taking up the baton, says Nvoicepay's Kim Lockett. Digital payments B-to-B payments ISO and agent Payment processing

Zoom Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Security, Privacy Breaches

PYMNTS

Investor Michael Drieu is leading a class action lawsuit against Zoom Video Communications Inc. alleging the California company’s video conferencing app has security bugs. The complaint was filed on Tuesday (April 7) in Northern California’s U.S.

Automation to simplify insurance claims

Bobsguide

Arbitration, a means of resolving disputed cases through a third-party mediator, offers an attractive alternative to solving complex claims through the courts. When paired with automation, it has the potential to deliver cost and time efficiencies across claim operations, which are experiencing

64 Pct Of Consumers Want Government To Save SMBs

PYMNTS

Hundreds of billions of dollars, earmarked to save small to mid-sized businesses.

Data-Driven Marketing 101

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics.