New Technology & Fintech

Distributed Ledger technology or blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, 3D printing, Big Data,... every day brings its stream of new technology and “disruptive models” that will also influence or can even dramatically change the way Receivables Finance is being conducted. This WOA Lab is therefore meant as a “Community Observatory” of Fintech evolutions and ideas and to report / challenge / influence the community.


  1. Fintechs turn to Blockchain to Boost Invoice Transparency

  2. WOA holds its ground-breaking online conference “Per aspera ad astra!”

  3. Dancerace joins World of Open Account

  4. Commodities Exchange Turns To Blockchain to Increase Funding For African Farmers

  5. Per aspera ad astra! WOA 2020 meets by Zoom on 6. October

  6. Are our “heads out of the sand?”

  7. Tokenisation and Digital Assets: Replay and presentations of the webcast now available

  8. WOA 2020 Conference Program announced

  9. XinFin joins WOA - the World of Open Account community

  10. SCHUMANN Credit Risk Management Conference 2020 on 1st October

  11. WOA 2020 Conference goes virtual

  12. Alternative Finance : Tokenisation and Digital Assets

  13. Go Online, young man!

  14. Catalyzing Positive Change: business lending in the post-pandemic era

  15. The evolution of trade distribution practices and implications for technology platforms

  16. WOA launches new Learning Lab on Alternative Finance

  17. A Tour in the World of Funding Platforms : Replay and presentations of the webcast now available

  18. A Tour in the World of Funding Platforms

  19. Accelerated Payments appoint international financier Steve Box, as Covid-19 increases demand for invoice financing

  20. Mastercard and Octet Europe enable European small businesses to thrive in the global economy

  21. Replay available of webcast on the role of Alternative Financiers post Covid-19

  22. Replay available of WOA webcast on innovations in Receivables Finance

  23. Working capital for SMEs: the role of alternative lenders and receivables platforms as we face COVID-19

  24. Webinar: Update on Innovations in Receivables Finance 28 April 2020 15:00 CET

  25. Trade Finance Market appoints ex FIMBank President Margrith Lütschg Emmenegger as COO to develop and execute its trade finance growth strategy

  26. Credit risk management of factoring companies in the Corona crisis

  27. European Commission publishes study on Supply Chain Finance

  28. SCHUMANN reports successful business year 2019

  29. The SME lending landscape in 2020

  30. Blockchain & DLT In Trade: A Reality Check

  31. WOA events first half 2020

  32. How to invest in Receivables?

  33. Enabling growth with efficient and scalable IT solutions

  34. ConsolFreight Releases New Proof of Concept That Promises to Advance the Role of Logistics Providers in Trade Finance

  35. WOA New Year's Event : 16th of January 2020 at DLA Piper in London

  36. The Originate-and-Distribute Model : wrap-up of the 2019 sessions

  37. Only two weeks left to register for the WOA Convention!

  38. Innovation @work @WOA convention

  39. Port of Antwerp: behind the scenes of one of the biggest Supply Chain hubs in the world

  40. Securitisation as a Service

  41. Octet Europe is now open for business!

  42. The Physical Supply Chain meets the Financial Supply Chain in Antwerp on 8th October

  43. WOA cooperates with e-invoicing Exchange Summit

  44. Interview with Dr. Lawrence Ma (YC 84), President of The Hong Kong Blockchain Society in The Politic

  45. WOA Community Convention 7-8 October

  46. Meet the Experts: FinTechs and Open Account Trade

  47. efcom launches new website as a platform: all about innovative factoring software.

  48. Fintech summer news: people, machine learning and transaction data

  49. VTB Factoring and Venture Engineering Lab launch Supply Chain Finance platform GetFinance

  50. Receivables as an Asset Class : Credit Risk Transparency

  51. Seizing Opportunities in Receivables Finance through Innovation

  52. The Physical Supply Chain meets the Financial Supply Chain

  53. Octet Europe is looking for business partners

  54. How Technology can improve Risk Management

  55. The Investor's perspective: Reasons and Ways for non-bank investors to invest in receivables

  56. 4 inspiring and free web-meetings in May and June (and 1 ground-breaking convention in October)

  57. WOA welcomes Schumann as new Company Support Member and Sponsor of the WOA Convention

  58. Realism and cool-headed common sense

  59. Artificial Intelligence : How it Can Transform Receivables Finance Risk Management

  60. More free WOA webinars announced

  61. Major Trends in SCF in 2019 : video replay and podcast available

  62. Tinubu Square joins WOA as Supporting Premium Member

  63. Blockchain and AI in Receivables Finance : watch the replay of the WOA web-meeting

  64. Replay available of WOA's second e-meeting on Receivables as an Asset Class

  65. What Is 5G?

  66. What's next in AI?

  67. Trade platforms, smart contracts and IoT

  68. The End of Balance Sheet Lending?

  69. In disruptive innovation, corporate structure matters

  70. Distributed AI – A new way of industry cooperation in receivables finance

  71. Deep Learning in Trade Finance

  72. The Blockchain and Trade and Receivables Finance

  73. What is Blockchain Technology

  74. Replay available of WOA's first e-meeting on Receivables as an Asset Class

  75. How to think about Innovation

  76. Tradeteq partners with WOA for "receivables as an investment class" Learning Lab

  77. How To Accelerate Enterprise Adoption Of Blockchain

  78. First WOA e-roundtable on Blockchain and AI

  79. Free WOA web-meeting on Receivables as an Asset Class

  80. 2019 Fintech Trends to watch

  81. The Era of Open Banking – Opportunities and Challenges 2019

  82. Basics of Artificial Intelligence - webchat by Igor Zaks

  83. Company Showcase : TenzorAI

  84. UnifiedPost joins World of Open Account

  85. 14 Trends Shaping Tech in 2019 - Report from CB Insights

  86. Artificial Intelligence and Factoring - an upcoming revolution?

  87. How Blockchain could disrupt banking

  88. Foot in Mouth : 42 quotes from big Corporate Execs who laughed off Disruption when it hit

  89. What's next in Blockchain

  90. Are Fintech companies ready for Factoring?

  91. The 5th UK Alternative Finance Industry Report

  92. Technology for Transparency

  93. Fintech Platforms Report

  94. The Next Wave of Fintech

  95. B2B Fintech: Payments, Supply Chain Finance and E-invoicing Market Guide 2018

  96. Cryptocurrencies and Public Policy : Key Questions and answers

  97. Blockchain and Trade

  98. How Blockchain Is Disrupting Insurance

  99. Blockchain x credit insurance = ?

  100. Is Fintech the new DotCom bubble?

  101. Factors and Actors : A Global Perspective on the Present, Past and Future of Factoring

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