For the past decade, FinTech has been the hottest startup sector with innovations in payments, insurance and markets. Five years ago, FreightTech and supply chain technologies took off and are experiencing the same momentum today. In the past year, we've seen companies that are both FinTech and FreightTech emerge – which could create a big bang-level event for the innovation ecosystem. Even more exciting is that the two worlds are coming together – FinTech companies are being created to solve supply chain issues and emerging supply chain tech startups are using payments, transactional insurance and other financial services to monetize their solutions. Join us virtually on March 15 as FinTech experts will discuss the intersection of financial and supply chain innovation.
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Lauren Morton from QED Investors leads our SCMF keynote speech, explaining how shifting market conditions have changed the fund's approach to investing both domestically and in emerging markets like Latin America.
Grace Sharkey speaks with Sean O’Malley, co-founder and board member of BlueXTrade, to discuss the recent enhancements in fintech on a global scale. O’Malley discusses the past challenges of trade finance and how emerging technologies can help open up more safe and efficient global trade.
Supply chain financing allows buyers to extend payment terms to suppliers while ensuring that suppliers get paid early. Daniel Son discusses the benefits of supply chain financing for both buyers and suppliers, in regards to improved cash flow and reduced financial risk.
Grace Sharkey sits with Natan Reddy, an investor at Ironspring Ventures, to discuss how financial tools can help small businesses compete. They focus their discussion on emerging economies in Latin America, which will need participation from all logistics companies no matter their size, to sustainably grow and meet economic goals.
Tim Buttrill from Eagle Field Tech sits down with editor at large John Kingston to discuss how what might seem like a simple task--counting gallons of water in the oil fields--has been made far more efficient by using IoT technology.
With increasing pressure from investors, customers, and governments to meet environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards, accurate emissions reporting has become a critical component of supply chain management. Josh Bouk, President of TRAX joins us to dive into how FinTech is a gateway to sustainability goals.
Grace speaks with Johnny McCord, founder and CEO of insurance solutions provider Loadsure, about the industry’s current underinsurance crisis. McCord explains how this phenomenon has come to exist and the fintech solutions available today to avoid large cargo risks and enable carriers and logistic services providers to go after high-value, lucrative shipments.
Kaylee Nix sits down with Jake Dettmer from Max Services to talk about when and how to change up your payments strategy depending on how the market is treating your carrier capacity.
Thomas Wasson is joined by Jamie Tabachnik, CEO and Co-Founder of Solvento. They discuss ongoing challenges and opportunities for payment processing and how the supply chain and fintech converge in Latin America.