Beckley votes to standardize business license fee | State & Region

An ordinance which sets the annual business license fee to $ 15 for the city of Beckley was approved by the Beckley Common Council during their regular meeting Tuesday night. Prior to this change, Beckley City Attorney Bill File said businesses paid different amounts for their annual business license fee based on the type of … Read more

Leadership Colquitt County graduates Class of 2022 | Local News

MOULTRIE, Mrs. – Twenty professional business leaders recently completed the Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Colquitt County program. A graduation ceremony was held on Monday, June 13, at the Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce. Caitlyn Hatcher, Chamber Program Services Director, welcomed everyone followed by the invocation given by class participant, Brandon Whitaker. Tommie Beth … Read more

New hires at The Water Institute, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson | Business

Baton Rouge Jessica Renee Henkel has joined The Water Institute as deputy director to the chief scientist. Henkel was science adviser and coordinator for the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council), Her work included developing guidance on how RESTORE funded activities should be monitored, the design and development of databases to support the council … Read more

Nicolas Molins, Card Specialist, joins LinkCy’s embedded finance platform as Product Owner at LinkCy

A SPECIALIZED PROFILE CREATED From a training of engineers specializing in monetary, Nicolas Molins has become an expert in payments and cards: after having made his weapons for several years to advise various monetary actors in Galitt, he works with the French security giant and of biometry Idemia. He becomes in 2019 the first Product … Read more

State treasurer discusses benefits of MOBUCK $ program with Columbia business owner | Mid-Missouri News

COLUMBIA – Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick has been traveling around Missouri, talking with small business owners about the benefits of MOBUCK. He visited Tiger Towing in Columbia on Thursday morning to speak with owner Tyler Doyle and employees of Hawthorn Bank. Fitzpatrick wants to increase awareness of the program due to rising interest rates. … Read more

Many real-estate investors are taking a break in Finland

MANY real-estate investors have hit the brakes in recent times in Finland, reports YLE. The number of housing loans taken out for investment purposes decreased by about 25 per cent year-on-year between March and April. The Finnish Landlord Association has reported that investor interest in buying real estate has declined since last autumn, with a … Read more

b1Bank CEO talks small business advice, state of economy, cryptocurrency | Business

Over 16 years, Baton Rouge-based b1Bank has grown to be the largest headquartered bank in Louisiana, in terms of deposits. The bank, which had more than $ 3.7 billion in deposits as of June 30, 2021, has grown thanks to aggressive moves. Over the past five years, b1Bank has quintupled in size by making investments, … Read more

Japan bank SMFG dives deeper into digital finance with SBI deal

TOKYO – Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group aims to overhaul digital banking and investment services, and capture a new generation of clients, through its new partnership with top Japanese online brokerage SBI Holdings. By entering into the capital and business alliance, announced Thursday, SMFG looks to tear down barriers within the group and offer integrated services … Read more

SIC and euroSIC: Secure Swiss Finance Network (SSFN) protects other infrastructures …

21.06.2022 – 11:00 Anapaya Systems AG Zurich (ots) The National Bank of Switzerland (BNS) and financial market infrastructure provider SIX launched the Secure Swiss Finance Network (SSFN) in November 2021 in close collaboration with telecommunications companies Sunrise, Swisscom and SWITCH as well as software provider SCiON Anapaya Systems. The SSFN is based on SCiON technology … Read more

The embedded finance opportunity for marketplaces and gig-platforms

The US will have more than 86 million gig workers by 2027, and 50% of online spending will take place on marketplaces by 2030. In Europe, 28 million workers are active on gig-platforms and this is expected to double by 2030. The rise of gig-economy marketplaces has led to an increase in competition in the … Read more