Read about the digital transformation of commercial payments and how to automate your enterprise cash cycle.
Issue #13: Blockchain as the Future of EIPP Software
May 3, 2021 by Daniella Bourguetts
Editor’s note: Hello! 2021 is proving to be quite the year for a financial revolution – and now, in the middle of Q2, most companies are still in the process of adjusting to the new, post-COVID era. 78% of finance professionals predict that all future accounting methods will be automated, and we're seeing these changes happen sooner rather than later. This month, we're covering the rise of EIPP, a software that is moving the B2B payments industry forward. Subscribe now.
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.
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Benefits of Digital B2B Payments
Nov 3, 2020 by Eduardo Lopez
Businesses typically view the payment experience as just another customer touchpoint, but now shifts in technology have proved that digital payments are bringing a ton of opportunities for businesses to grow faster and more efficiently.
What is a Bank Lockbox Service and How is it Used for Payments
Oct 22, 2020 by Eduardo Lopez
Across the cash management process, Bank Lockbox Services have been around for decades as a way for treasury and finance teams to improve their receivables process for checks and other payments sent through the mail. But in today's digitally connected Internet economy, electronic alternatives to traditional lockbox services have emerged.
Accounts Receivable Automation with Paystand Drives Capital Efficiency and Lowers Costs for Elenteny Imports
Apr 2, 2019 by Mark Fisher
Here at Paystand, we pride ourselves on being the most flexible B2B payment platform available for growing businesses. When we engage with a new customer, our goal is to help the business automate manual processes and digitize their enterprise cash cycle in a flexible, customizable way.
Vegas Here We Come For SuiteWorld 2019!
Mar 11, 2019 by Mark Fisher
SuiteWorld is upon us again and the team at PayStand is excited to announce our sponsorship of this year’s event as an Emerging Partner. Like last year, Oracle NetSuite SuiteWorld will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, taking place April 1st through April 4th at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. Last year, the event boasted a crowd of over 7,000 attendees and we’re looking forward to meeting even more this year.
PayStand Expands Operations to Mexico With New Office
Oct 18, 2018 by Mark Fisher
PayStand Expands Footprint To Further Deliver on the Promise of a Better Global Payments System; Partners With StartupGDL To Drive Regional Economic Development SCOTTS VALLEY, CALIF. AND GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 18, 2018 - PayStand, the B2B payment platform for the future of commerce, today announced the opening of a new office located in Guadalajara, Mexico. The expansion bolsters PayStand’s continued focus to deliver the most robust digital payment network for businesses and also positions the company to solve significant challenges in global payments by drawing on a diverse and experienced team. North American businesses exchange $18 trillion in paper checks alone each year, costing them over $550 billion in process and delays, while more than half of all commercial payments globally are still paper check.
Incorporating SaaS to offer Payments-as-a-Service
Aug 31, 2018 by Anindya Chanda
Software is changing our world and the way companies operate in it. Shifts in technology and the rise of modern, cloud services have reshaped entire industries. These shifts have created zero-sum situations with a new set of winners, leaving many businesses who did not -- or were unable to -- reinvent themselves on the outside looking in. For every Uber, AirBnb, and Netflix, there are many more local taxi, hotel, and video rental companies who did not embrace new software and services. To remain relevant in today’s rapidly changing business world, it is important to continually review and reimagine your business by taking advantage of the latest developments in technology. In this article we'll discuss Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and how to incorporate SaaS to offer Payment-as-a-Service.
Simplifying Transactions with Virtual Terminals
Jul 31, 2018 by Anindya Chanda
The end goal of any payment processing system is to offer a convenient way to transfer economic value securely. This is a very important step in any business as customers have to trust the system to buy services or products. With that being said, not all payment systems are the same. Virtual Terminals provide better overall value in comparison with traditional Point of Sale systems. Not only are they easier to use and understand, but also involve easy setup while maintaining flexibility and providing better value for merchants and customers alike.
How PEOs Can Stay Relevant in the Wake of Digital Reformation
May 17, 2017 by Kenzie Earle
Being in the era of the technological revolution, there are expectations to deliver excellence via digital services. Though customer service is prevalent in the success of many companies, the option to utilize software and have a positive user experience on a digital platform has become equally important – and maybe even more relevant. Enterprises seek the ability to reform their business models with the use of digital technologies, the ability to create new revenue streams and innovative ways to connect with their market place. It has become a requirement for the service providers of today to play a part in the impact of the consumer experience, apply automation platforms, and work with those enterprises to collaboratively solve problems and foster growth. As a PEO, there is priceless value in the human element of your services, but that isn’t the end-all in todays day and age. Fortunately, there are a myriad of options in our software rich nation so that you don’t need to succumb to the inefficiencies that manual processing brings with it. In 2013, the PEO industry and health insurance brokers witnessed opposition emerge when HR software made its debut and inaugurated a new and simple concept - purchase your insurance from them, and they will provide the software to handle the HR element of your business. It was a pitch that investors certainly bought into. The business model became so dominant, that at one point, one of the top HR software companies was valued at $4.5 billion within two years of surfacing. So how to does a PEO marry its traditional business model and the digital reformation that has swept the competitive market place? Let’s take a look into becoming a business that offers the service AND the product.
Why Paper Checks Remain the Dominant Method of Payment in the B2B Realm
Apr 20, 2017 by Kenzie Earle
Despite widespread availability and development of digital payment methods, paper checks are still alive and well in the world of Enterprise. The phrase "paperless society" is thrown around without much weight and may have many believing that swipes of plastic, insertion of chip readers and cash transfers at the click of a mouse are the predominate means of paying bills. Where this presumption may be more relevant on a B2C basis, the reality is that in 2016, 97% of companies that participated in a research study are still using paper checks to pay vendors and receive payment from customers. Looking at this from a sheer numbers standpoint, this means that there is $550 Billion stuck in pre-Internet paper, plastic, & manual processes. The Financial Revolution is here, so what is making the paper check so seasonable?
Introducing Blockchain Certified Payments
Oct 26, 2016 by Erica Zeidenberg
Today Paystand, is introducing a completely new way for enterprise payments to leverage the blockchain. For the first time in the industry, Paystand customers have the option to certify and notarize payments on the blockchain (from payment requests & invoices to completed payment receipts) to ensure that the history of payments are secure, auditable, independently verifiable, and free of tampering.