Read about the digital transformation of commercial payments and how to automate your enterprise cash cycle.
5 Financial Resolutions to Kickstart the New Year
Dec 6, 2023 by Zazil Martinez
Discover the essentials to thrive in the new year. From streamlining expenses to embracing digital payments, we provide actionable steps for success. Join us in securing a resilient financial future.
Learning from Silicon Valley Bank's 2023 Mistakes
Nov 30, 2023 by Zazil Martinez
In the fast-paced world of finance, Silicon Valley Bank's collapse in 2023 sent shockwaves through the industry. In this retrospective, we will examine what caused the downfall, how it affected things, and what we can learn.
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Paystand: Pioneering Commercial Blockchain
Apr 27, 2023 by Jeremy Almond
As the CEO of Paystand, I am proud to say that we have been at the forefront of decentralizing the financial system since our inception. Our mission is to create a more open and fair monetary network through the business adoption of blockchain and Bitcoin technology.
Welcoming Yaydoo to the Paystand Team, and why this Fusion of Companies Offers Businesses Optimism Amid Economic Uncertainty
Aug 3, 2022 by Jeremy Almond
(hint: by enabling faster and cheaper access to much-needed working capital across US and LATAM, this deal unifies AP, AR, and Payments across all of the Americas, over the largest commercial blockchain network, bringing radically better economics and efficiencies to more businesses around the globe)
Our Series C and How We’re Building the Future of Commercial Finance
Jul 26, 2021 by Jeremy Almond
On Friday, we announced our $50-million Series C round of funding. We’re thrilled to add incredible new investors like NewView Capital, SoftBank’s Opportunity Fund, King River Capital, Transform Capital, and Industrious Ventures as long-term shareholders who will be joining us on our mission to reboot commercial finance, starting with B2B payments. But, beyond a funding announcement among numerous capital raises in the tech industry, I wanted to take a moment to share what this means not only for Paystand, but for the vision behind our commitment to building an open commercial finance industry.
Supporting Our Customers and Partners During the COVID-19 Event
Mar 17, 2020 by Jeremy Almond
A note to our customers and partners: In difficult times, we know it’s more important than ever to ensure the business critical operations of our customers. The rapid spread and outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected each of us, and we’re adjusting to our new reality along with you. At Paystand, we understand the challenges your teams are facing and we want you to know that serving our customers and maintaining seamless operations has never been more important.
Why Paystand Raised $20M to Fix Commercial Payments
Feb 7, 2020 by Jeremy Almond
Today is a big day for Paystand: We closed a $20 million Series B investment round from the same venture teams that invested in Coinbase, Gusto, Intacct, Coupa, PayPal, Avalara, and many others. We’d like to welcome DNX Ventures, Battery Ventures, Epic Ventures, Commerce Ventures, and Wildcat Ventures as new investors, as well as welcome Roman Leal from Leap Global Partners as our newest board member.
The Inside Story behind our Series A Funding
Nov 20, 2017 by Jeremy Almond
We recently announced a $6M Series A round led by BlueRun Ventures with participation from Cervin Ventures, Serra Ventures, TiE, LEAP Global Partners and Capital for Founders. You can read the full press release here. Alongside the funding we also are announcing a new free product line in beta called AP. Read on to get the insider take on why we raised the capital, why we are building AP, and what's in store for the future at Paystand.
Four Keys to Adding Payments to Your Software Platform
Feb 11, 2016 by Jeremy Almond
It’s been said that “software is eating the world” - and it’s true. Software platforms for businesses (aka B2B software platforms) are proliferating at an accelerating rate, serving a dizzying array of business needs including accounting, project management, time tracking, billing, CRM, and many others. Developers are racing to fill the needs, creating broad-based “generic” platforms as well as highly specialized tools that cater to the specific needs of particular industries. So whether a company sells organic beverages to corner groceries or horse feed for thoroughbreds, there are probably multiple tools available to help them to better manage their business. The abundance of tools creates an imperative for platform providers to continuously add new capabilities to deliver value to their users. Increasingly, B2B software platform providers are turning to payment services as a key area of innovation.
Blockchain Tech Could Save Global Business $550 Billion Per Year
Aug 31, 2015 by Jeremy Almond
This article originally appeared on CoinDesk.