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PayPal Mass Payment Complexity

Mass Payments Beyond PayPal

PayPal Mass Pay provides a low-entry barrier option to make large amounts of payments to a partner network because of its large footprint and reach. However, fast-growing companies soon reach a point where...


Whitelabeling Payee Experience

Why a Whitelabeled Payee Experience Is Awesome and Important

Payment detail collection is a challenge to those in the digital economy (ad tech, marketplaces, ecommerce). You’ve built a sexy experience with your supply-side partners. You’re featuring healthy payouts and enough demand-side business...


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The Bottom Line for Payments Risk Mitigation: Automation and Education

The Bottom Line for Payments Risk Mitigation: Automation and EducationPayments risk exposures arise from many sources – some of which are internal within company walls, and others which arise well beyond company walls, and even across...


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Stopping Third Party Payments Risk in Its Tracks

Stopping Third Party Payments Risk in Its TracksThird-party payment risk exposures receive the most press and attention from corporate treasury and risk management professionals, and even more so over the past few years with the explosion of business...


Supplier Payments Fraud: Aligning Technology & Process to Eliminate Risk Exposures

Supplier Payments Fraud: Aligning Technology & Process to Eliminate Risk ExposuresPayments fraudsters only target large companies and do not focus on check fraud anymore, right? Nothing could be further from the truth. No company is immune from...


Stopping Payments Fraud: Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Stopping Payments Fraud: Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?Despite advances in technology, companies of all sizes across all industries continue to experience payments fraud at an alarming rate across a multitude of payment types. According to the 2017...


eTail Eating Retail? Why Ecommerce Will Own It All

Amazon’s Whole Foods Acquisition a Bellwether for Brick-and-MortarsWhile it’s unlikely anyone saw Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods coming, no one should be surprised either. Let’s put it this way: it was considerably more likely for Amazon...


Ad Networks Standing Out from Google and Facebook's Dominance

Google and Facebook’s Advertising Duopoly Means Networks Need to Double-Down on Securing Top Publisher RelationshipsVenture capital funding in the adtech space is dropping, according to analysis done by Crunchbase. Likewise, ad revenue is also...


4 Areas You Need to Solve Before Starting an Early Payments Program

4 Areas You Need to Solve Before Starting an Early Payments ProgramEarly payment programs (EP) are in vogue. It’s easy to see why. As a finance professional it is difficult not to be seduced by the prospect of shifting AP from a cost to profit...


Why Early Payments Matter to Publishers, Writers, and Creators

Why Early Payments Matter to Publishers, Writers, and CreatorsToday’s internet is one gigantic content-driven marketplace. We take it for granted that much of the material we absorb on a daily basis – whether it be news, perspectives, or...


Payments Fraud Plays No Favorites: Your Company Is Not Immune

Payments Fraud Plays No Favorites: Your Company Is Not ImmuneAccording to the 2017 AFP Payments Fraud and Control Survey1, seventy-four percent of companies surveyed were victims of actual or attempted payments fraud in 2016. This represents the...


How AP technology is shifting towards becoming "AP Free"

How AP technology is shifting towards becoming “AP Free”Picture the classic accounts payable (AP) professional – glasses, pocket protector, notepad in hand. His/her job was to ensure numbers were correct and that payments were...


5 Essential Books on Online Marketplaces for the Digital Economy

5 Essential Books on Online Marketplaces for the Digital EconomyThe concept of online marketplaces is nothing dramatically new. What is new, however, is how mobile technologies and a global population of suppliers in the digital economy have...


How to Establish an Internal Controls Framework for Accounts Payable

How to Establish an Internal Controls Framework for Accounts PayableAccounts Payable has a critical role in the internal controls of a business as the custodian of funds leaving the finance organization. Much like trying to get water back into a...


Payment API

ACH API

What Is an ACH API? The ACH (Automated Clearing House) is a networked banking system for the exchange of money. An API (application programming interface) into ACH is how developers might connect to a bank programmatically to execute ACH...


Automating Ecommerce Supplier Invoice Workflow and Communications

Automating Ecommerce Supplier Invoice Workflow and CommunicationsThe backend operations for ecommerce businesses need to be as optimized as possible to thwart attacks to profit margins. The thinner the margins, the more resolute businesses need to be...