Today, in B2B payments, Chargebee acquires numberz and launches a receivables platform, while Nium and ECOMMPAY team up to expand international payments. Additionally, Grata is raising $25 million to improve midmarket intelligence gathering.
Chargebee launches customer accounts platform with acquisition of Numberz
Subscription management platform Chargebee launched Chargebee Receivables following its acquisition of collections management company numberz, enabling subscription businesses to automate the purchase-to-pay receivables process and manage products subscriptions and invoices, facilitating data collection and improving information for business owners.
Chargebee Receivables integrates with existing ERP and accounting solutions to give finance managers “better visibility and control over their receivables and improve their own customer experience,” according to the company’s announcement Wednesday, February 23.
Wholesale Grocery Marketplace Pod Foods Launches Data-Driven Discovery Engine
Wholesale grocery marketplace Pod Foods is launching a data-driven discovery engine to expand its “infinite shelf” to retailers in any location. Merchants can also leverage the Pod Foods software and data-enriched warehousing and fulfillment platform, powered by the new Pod Foods engine.
With new data-driven discovery capabilities, users can guide their inventory and product decisions in real time based on consumer demand, bridging the gap between physical stores and online retail stores.
Intelligence platform Grata raises $25 million
Private enterprise intelligence engine Grata has raised $25 million in a Series A funding round led by Craft Ventures, bringing Grata’s total funding to $35 million.
Grata’s research platform excels at finding information on mid-market companies. The COVID-19 pandemic and other hurdles have driven more companies to do business online, which has allowed their information to be collected at scale.
Ryder’s Truck and Trailer Sharing Platform Provides Fleet Owners with Additional Revenue or Capacity
COOP by Ryder brings together businesses with idle trucks and businesses that want to rent them on a truck and trailer sharing platform, which grew from one state in 2018 to nine states to a nationwide offering on Tuesday (February 22). ).
COOP by Ryder verifies renters, collects payment from renters, pays landlords, manages liability insurance transfer and provides roadside assistance.
ECOMMPAY partners with Nium to expand its international payment offerings
Global payments provider Nium has partnered with international payment service ECOMMPAY on a “closed-loop system” for merchants to collect international payments.
Nium provides global payment and card issuance solutions and handles payments for businesses in over 190 countries in over 100 local currencies.