Read about the digital transformation of commercial payments and how to automate your enterprise cash cycle.
How to Evaluate Your Cash Flow Health
Apr 15, 2021 by Daniella Bourguetts
The way you measure your cash flow should always be tied to your business goals and operational needs. Every company has different needs, so it’s only natural that indicators in cash flow statements vary accordingly.
Paystand Receives The Startup Weekly’s 2021 Financial Services & Insurance Companies to Watch Award
Apr 7, 2021 by Mark Fisher
We’re excited to announce that, on April 5, 2021, we received Startup Weekly’s Financial Services & Insurance Companies to Watch award – an honor reserved for businesses that showcased strong growth and excellence in 2020.
Issue #12: Software is Eating the Banks
Apr 1, 2021 by Daniella Bourguetts
Editor’s note: Hello there, readers. In this month's newsletter, we invite you to take a pause and think of all those aspects in your life that have become software in the last ten years. From the way we consume content, to the sophisticated digital tools we use to manage daily complex financial transactions. It's no longer a material world, it's a digital one. Subscribe now.
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Surcharging: A State-by-State Guide
Mar 24, 2021 by Daniella Bourguetts
Every legacy payment method carries a transaction fee, but it is well-known that credit card companies have the highest and most volatile fees in the B2B payments market. With numbers that range from 2.5% to 4% per transaction, it’s no surprise that some businesses choose to surcharge and pass on those processing fees to their customers.
How to Digitize the Enterprise Cash Cycle, Part 3: Reconciliation
Apr 9, 2019 by Scott Campbell
Does anyone really look forward to the month-end accounting close process? Given how long it takes, it’s really hard to imagine that the answer is “yes.” Estimates on how long month-end close takes range from barely manageable to incredibly arduous:
How to Digitize the Enterprise Cash Cycle, Part 2: Payments
Mar 14, 2019 by Scott Campbell
In our previous post, we talked about the importance of looking at the enterprise cash cycle as a whole to get a better understanding of how it functions today. Armed with an informed perspective on all parts of the process, business leaders can then recommend changes to optimize revenue.
How to Digitize the Enterprise Cash Cycle, Part 1: Invoicing
Jan 18, 2019 by Scott Campbell
Digitizing the enterprise cash cycle is a complex undertaking. Some companies avoid it entirely for fear of losing customers or incurring operational expenses. Others attempt it in an effort to save time and reduce costs, but regularly miss the mark. To kick off 2019, we’ll be taking a look at the enterprise cash cycle and what it means to truly modernize your business relative to payments.
Surcharging 101: Understanding the Basics
Aug 17, 2017 by Kenzie Earle
For businesses that accept credit cards, processing fees are a constant pain. Varying pricing models, vague regulations and new technology often create unwanted expenses. In fact, 55 percent of America's 27 million small businesses do not accept credit cards. But with credit and debit cards being nearly as common as cash, merchants are starting to pay attention to accepting credit card transactions. Surcharging offers businesses a means of defraying costs associated with credit card acceptance by recovering the higher costs from the customer.
Top Software for Insurance Providers
Aug 10, 2017 by Kenzie Earle
Insurance providers, carriers, MGAs, brokers and agents all need software to make the process of buying and selling insurance an easier process for all parties involved. In recent years, automation within the insurance industry has expanded to include digital options for the way the modern insurance consumer lives his life today. The most helpful software products for insurance professionals are ones that are rated highly in the areas of customer service, ease of use, value for money and features and functionality. Here are some of the latest innovative software products revolutionizing the insurance industry.