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War and Disrupted Supply Chains

The Impact of War on Disrupted Supply ChainsAs the Ukraine conflict intensifies, price volatility, rising inflation, and supply shortages pose a ripple effect across Europe, Asia, and the global economy. After thirty years of growing economic interdependence...

15 Tips to Grow Your Business

15 Tips to Grow Your Business Business growth refers to the scaling up of an enterprise. Successful businesses always seek to improve and expand their products or services while enhancing their user’s experience. Static businesses will typically fail to...

Most Common Cash Flow Problems

Most Common Cash Flow Problems Cash flow problems can kill even the most profitable of businesses. Multinational and Small-Medium sized companies alike struggle to maintain a healthy cash flow. Therefore, identifying the causes is essential for sustainable...

Global Growth of eCommerce Markets

Global Growth of eCommerce MarketsWhether you are an established eCommerce business manager or a newbie, this article will shed light on eCommerce insights and statistics that can help your business grow to new heights: 3 Reasons why eCommerce is booming:...

Invoice Factoring for Small Businesses

Invoice Factoring For Small BusinessesTo beat competitors and make products or services more attractive, many businesses sell on credit terms, allowing their clients to pay for the goods sold on a later date. This practice is commonly used for transactions...

What is Working Capital Financing?

What is Working Capital Financing?Working Capital Financing is when a business borrows money to cover day-to-day operations and payroll rather than purchasing equipment or investment. Working capital financing is a common practice for businesses with an...

Velotrade Collaborates with SUNRATE to Foster International Trade

Velotrade Collaborates with SUNRATE to Foster International Trade Velotrade is glad to announce its partnership with SUNRATE, a global payment and treasury solutions provider. Hong Kong, February 14, 2022 The collaboration aims to bolster clients' trading operations...

ESG Driven Velotrade

ESG Driven VelotradeVelotrade’s Sustainable Digital Trade Finance platform offers financing services to exporters globally, matching investors willing to advance funds to this alternative asset class. Velotrade has now adjusted its core business to serve ESG...

Sustainable Growth with ESG

Sustainable Growth with ESG As the world faces an array of problems due to human’s excessive consumption habits, our society is increasingly shifting towards sustainable growth. Growing concerns for environmental issues have caused companies to initiate...

The Emergence of Sustainable Trade Finance

The Emergence of Sustainable Trade FinanceESG is the analysis of the ethical impact and sustainability of a venture, while sustainable financing refers to the implementation of this analysis into an investment strategy. Sustainable finance weights...

ESG Investing is the Way Forward

ESG Investing is the Way ForwardGrowing awareness of ESG across organisations has increased investment in ESG assets. Positive brand reputation and better long-term financial returns are critical drivers of this shift.  Investors are now trying to mitigate...

Global Advertising Trends: Data You Should Know

Global Advertising Trends: Data You Should KnowMore than ever, strategic allocation of the advertising budget is a key to business development. Not only has digital marketing proven to be a critical pivot to eCommerce, but the accelerated digital...

Mini Transat 2021 Finale

Mini Transat 2021 Leg 2 FinaleThe 23rd Edition of the Mini Transat finally came to an end. An Epic Journey lasted almost A Month and some of the last boats were at sea for over 19 days! What's Next for Brieuc ?Velotrade skipper Brieuc Lebec (914) finished in...

Beach Clean-up Stories

Our Beach Clean-up Stories 2021The old saying goes, "it's good to give back" but in this case "it is important to take it back!" If we want to thrive on this planet, we must realise how big our footprints really are! Here at Velotrade we are not only enabling...

Mini Transat 2021 End of Leg 1

Mini Transat 2021- First Leg SummaryThe first leg of the 2021 Mini Transat Challenge finally came to an end as the last boats arrived on the 11th of October. This year’s race was surely filled with a lot of action, drama, and uncertainties. Following up with...

Mini Transat 2021 First Leg

Mini Transat Leg 1: It’s Game On!The Mini Transat race has begun, and we cannot express how thrilled and excited we are for our skipper Brieuc Lebec who is representing Velotrade.Due to a storm front, the first leg of the Mini Transat race was postponed and...

Mini Transat 2021

All Set: 2021 Mini TransatFollowing our previous article, we are back again with an update on the Mini Transat Challenge that is right around the corner!What’s New? Velotrade is excited to share that its beautiful sailboat is now ready for the upcoming Mini...

Velotrade Secures Funding and Partnership with Vynn Capital

Velotrade Secures Funding and Partnership with Vynn CapitalWe are proud to announce our partnership with Vynn Capital; a Southeast-Asia focused venture capital firm that is using technology to bridge the gap between traditional industries and new economies. This...

Mini Transat 2021 Challenge Sponsorship

Mini Transat 2021 SponsorshipWhat is the story link between Velotrade and The Mini Transat? One of the Toughest Sailing Races Let's start with the right gear and put things into perspective: the Mini Transat is second only to the Vendee Globe (Sailing solo...

API’s And Data: Risks Facing Online Businesses

API’s And Data: Risks Facing Online BusinessesThe recent SolarWinds security breach highlights the growing threat of unauthorised data access in our interconnected world. The latest cyberattack went undetected for months and spread to thousands of clients....

High profile defaults in the world of Trade Finance

High profile defaults in the world of Trade FinanceOne of the most glamorous and successful alternative trade finance companies has filed for insolvency and is facing possible bankruptcy. The company grew at breakneck speed and dazzled many established...

The GameStop Stock Saga

The GameStop Stock SagaThe ongoing GameStop stock trading saga has caused chaos on Wall Street - but it has also positively highlighted how open financial markets are becoming today. When hedge funds bet against the GameStop share price, they didn’t bargain on...

2021 Investment Outlook

2021 Investment OutlookCentral banks first introduced low interest rates following the 2008 global financial crisis. They have remained in place due to stubbornly weak economic growth and low inflation. As base rates have moved closer to zero, the likelihood...

Velotrade Selected by MUFG Bank as Partner

Velotrade selected by MUFG Bank for enhancement of trade servicesWe are proud to deliver a highly customised version of our SFC-licensed, Digital Trade Platform to MUFG Bank. MUFG's strong trade business base is being propelled forward with Velotrade's cutting edge...

Best SME Invoice Solution Award

Best SME Invoice Solution awarded by The Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Bank for International Settlements We were selected from 103 entrants who were invited to exhibit the Technology Solutions in front of a knowledgable judge panellist. HONG KONG, Nov. 9, 2020 ...

Automation: the Key to Future Business Efficiency

Automation: the Key to Future Business EfficiencyIn the search for business productivity, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Bots are the latest buzzwords. To leverage these new methodologies, managers need to identify the most suitable automation tools. It will...

Kickstarting the Global Economy

Kickstarting the Global EconomyGovernments have spent massively in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic - but to truly rebuild consumer confidence, much more must still be done. To kickstart the economy requires a global effort from the Governments and an immense...

What is the Iceberg Illusion in Financial Markets?

What is the Iceberg Illusion in Financial Markets?Usage: The Iceberg Illusion is a deception in which only a small perceptible part of a much larger problem is visible (the tip of the Iceberg); the remaining 90% of the iceberg lies hidden under water as an...

Diversify your Supply Chain in Vietnam

Diversify your Supply Chain in VietnamAccording to a survey by PwC, CFOs are searching for new supply chain options due to growing uncertainty on the global economic landscape.  Today, tariffs are stalling the global economy and trade globalisation has slowed...