When faced with the need to finance their operations, businesses may opt for bank loans or lines of credit, financing from venture capital, or even crowdfunding. However, these options require either a full credit check, or result in a long-term commitment that may not be feasible for companies that need a quick cash flow. Here […]
The Challenge Metalshub embarked on a quest to find an ideal Embedded Finance partner to help orchestrate capital for its supplier base. Recognising the distinct challenges of its customer industries, such as high-value transactions, production-related liquidity cycles, and the cyclical nature of their operations, Metalshub sought to elevate the financial support available to its suppliers […]
FX (Foreign Exchange) risk remains among most concerning economic developments to the majority of treasurers in 2023. What strategies can treasurers and finance departments utilize to address it?
Working capital financing is transforming from an investor-driven to a corporate market, with institutional investors as entirely new sources of capital. At the same time, AI and IoT technologies are enabling new business models that, in turn, disrupt the traditional credit market by providing brand-new technical capacities. WALBING invites entrepreneurs from the Hamburg metropolitan area […]
The B2B FinTech company, WALBING, has obtained a Payment Service License from the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).
As B2B commerce continues to migrate online, companies are facing the challenge of integrating digital trade finance instruments into their tech stack. Those who aim to thrive in the realm of B2B eCommerce have long had Embedded Finance on their watch list. By invitation from our partner Metalshub, WALBING’s founder and CEO Joerg Hoerster will […]
The B2B world has quite recently arrived in the digital-first economy, and many B2B suppliers must adapt and capitalize on the emerging opportunities. According to Manu Bangia et al of McKinsey, the e-commerce channels are now “key purchasing gateway” for B2B buyers. For many B2B suppliers, this means that in 2023 they need to dedicate […]
Embedded Finance, at its core, refers to the integration of financial services into non-financial platforms or products.
The global service provider Aon, through its subsidiary One Underwriting, Great Lakes Insurance, a subsidiary of Munich Re, and the Hamburg-based FinTech WALBING have jointly developed a new single-invoice-based trade credit insurance solution based on individual invoices, which is specifically aimed at the B2B eCommerce business.