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We hope you have had a successful start to 2015, and that you have reached or even surpassed the goals you set for yourself! January and February were exhilarating months for the Traxpay team. We have been traveling to exciting events to meet current and prospective customers, and tell the B2B world how we are working to improve things for its stakeholders. One topic we encountered time and again during our journeys centered around Cross-Border Commerce – so much so that we have authored a six-part, global series on our blog, providing insights on current developments, statistics, and a closer look at e-commerce in countries like the United Kingdom, the USA, Germany, and China. Here’s a sneak peek of Part 1:

Cross-Border Payments Part 1: An Introduction

In this series, we are taking a close look at the current state of cross-border payments. In this first installment, we consider how the growth of cross-border commerce and globalization has changed payments forever. In the posts that will follow, we will be looking at some of the biggest challenges that hinder cross-border payments, and how these effect businesses, the global economy, and growth. The purpose of these blogs is to identify the solutions to these challenges, and show how payments… Read the full article here

B2B Day by the German E-Commerce and Distance Selling Trade Association
In February, Traxpay was invited to present at the B2B Day, hosted by the German E-Commerce and Distance Selling Trade Association (bevh) in Berlin. Reza Mehmansefat, Director Product Management at Traxpay, offered the audience valuable insights on a crucial part of every single business transaction – the payment – and how merchants can differentiate themselves by offering payment solutions such as those from Traxpay. Read Reza’s blog about the event here.

Traxpay Accolades

We are thrilled that Traxpay was selected as one of the most innovative FinTech startups on the globe by a panel of well-known experts in the fields of payments, retail banking, capital markets, and insurance. Hear from Traxpay’s CMO David Desharnais about the awards. A full list of winners of the “FinTech 50” Award hosted by FinTechCity London this year can be found here.
B2C payments went through a revolution in recent years. Now, it’s B2B’s turn. Cross-border commerce is expanding, the pace of business is quickening, and companies have access to more advanced technology than ever before. PYMNTS.com asked some of today’s most innovative B2B payments experts to weigh-in on the future of B2B payments – hear what Traxpay’s CEO John Bruggeman had to say.
Going Public: The Return of the Tech-IPOs? He’s familiar with both worlds. Traxpay’s CEO travels back and forth between Silicon Valley and Frankfurt several times a month. Traxpay offers payment solutions that allow buyers and suppliers real-time transactions that are transparent, flexible, and allow the attachment of any relevant data… Read the whole article here. (German only)

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS



“Daily Fintech by Lunn” is a blog written by Bernard Lunn on the revolution in Financial Technology. Bernard calls himself a unicorn hunter, ”They are rare, but they do exist.” Bernard’s blog is a great source for in-depth stories about current trends in the FinTech industry, and mirror his strong belief that “bits don’t stop at borders”.



Dirk Elsner’s “Blick log” started in 2008 as a private blog. Since then, it has grown tremendously and was named the Best German Business Blog several times. Dirk explains very complex business topics in an absolutely unique and understandable way. (German only)



Next Bank is an independent, open, and collaborative community driving change in financial services through design, innovation, and entrepreneurship. In its blog, various FinTech industry leaders and practitioners share their views on current developments in the FinTech space.

WHAT’S UPCOMING FOR TRAXPAY?

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Internet World – Munich, March 24th-25th
Together with our customer GKS, we will be exhibiting at Internet World, an e-commerce fair taking place in Munich on March 24th and 25th. Internet World is a B2B-trade venue with exhibitors presenting products and services to the world of e-commerce and online marketing. Our booth can be found in Hall B1 – Stand D150.
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FStech Awards – London, March 26th
“Infrastructure Solution of the Year” is the name of the category that Traxpay has been shortlisted for at the FStech Awards taking place in London on March 26th. Now in its fifteenth year, the FStech Awards recognize excellence and innovation in the field of information technology within the UK and EMEA financial services sector.

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