Today in B2B payments, Alibaba introduces a new B2B services for Pakistani merchants, and Teampay makes history with its Microsoft Teams integration. Plus, Melio adds a western U.S. headquarters in Denver, and bant.io will accept cryptocurrency for lead-generation services.
B2B platform Melio opened its western headquarters in Denver on Wednesday (Sept. 29), part of what the company describes as “explosive growth” in the U.S.
The new HQ opening is part of a new partnership with Denver’s Office of Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) and its Technology Employment in Colorado Partnership (TEC-P) program to recruit and train 250 candidates to join the Melio’s sales, payment operations, customer experience and customer support teams.
Spend management platform Teampay on Wednesday (Sept. 29) announced it’s now integrated with Microsoft Teams, bringing its conversion user interface with “approval workflows triggered by business rules” that give employees safe access to company funds to Microsoft under the Teams umbrella.
Teampay says it is the first platform to integrate with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Finance & Operations, offering added assistance to users inside the Microsoft ecosystem.
U.K.-based B2B lead generation agency bant.io announced Wednesday (Sept. 29) it will begin accepting cryptocurrency as payment, making it the first company of its kind to do so.
The change makes the company more “flexible and responsive” when helping marketing agencies, software-as-a-service and technology companies find and engage with customers, it said in the announcement.
bant.io has helped more than 2,000 companies around the world drive sales conversations with its AI-powered lead generation, which includes email, social outreach, managed retargeting and a sales chatbot.
Alibaba.com will allow Pakistani sellers more ways to grow their businesses with new B2B services, PhoneWorld reported, including advertising, logistics, payments and daily operations, while working to boost Pakistan’s eCommerce and exports industry.
Alibaba’s goal with the new service offering is to help Pakistani sellers do business anywhere in the world, per the report.