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Lets talk innovation with ING and Komgo

What drives digitalisation, what challenges arise and how can companies keep customers satisfied while undergoing disruptive change? Discover these topics and more as we talk innovation with Komgo Chairman Annerie Vreugdenhil and CEO Souleïma Baddi, hosted by Jonathan Groubert and ING.

SOCAR Trading Completes Its First Trade on Komgo

SOCAR Trading begins implementing Komgo - enabling simple, efficient and more transparent transactions.

Komgo welcomes Sberbank (Switzerland) AG

Sberbank is the first Russian bank to join the Komgo Network to speed up international trade finance, via its Zurich based entity Sberbank (Switzerland) AG.

Komgo welcomes Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation to the Network.

Corporate users will soon be able to reach SMBC on-platform.

Webinar: Trade Finance - where do we go from here?

Experts from Clyde & Co, Aon, Komgo and Rabobank explore some of the key problems that the Trade Finance industry is facing today.

​First MUFG trade using blockchain to mitigate fraud for commodity trade finance transactions.

MUFG has completed its first complete transaction using Trakk, a unique blockchain system that builds documentary audit trails to guard against fraud and falsification.

Komgo appoints new CFO

Welcome to the team Kris Van Broekhoven.

Komgo acquires Trafec multi-bank platform.

#komgo has enhanced its fully functional, secure and integrated #tradefinance software offering through the acquisition of established digital platform: TRAFEC.

Komgo rated one of the key trade finance tech developments of 2019

via GTR Review

MUFG announces first live transaction on komgo

Komgo opens new office in Singapore, our first location outside of Europe.

CEO Souleïma Baddi speaks to Nasdaq Trade Talks about this key new location.

Komgo Surpasses USD700m Of Financing On New Platform

komgo has announced that it has taken a number of steps towards achieving its mission of catalyzing the world’s commodity trade network, with almost a billion USD of financing channeled by members of the network.

Lloyds Bank joins komgo to speed up international commodities trade finance

Une start-up secoue les traders genevois

Matières premièresLes banquiers des négociants, réputés conservateurs, lorgnent la blockchain. Par le biais d’une société basée dans le canton.

The next generation of trade finance innovators

With the banks struggling to bridge the trade finance gap that has opened up since tighter regulations were introduced post-crisis, a global shortage of funding is forcing a wave of innovation in the trade finance market.

How Blockchain Looks to Redefine Commodity Trading

Bloomberg's Alix Steel talks to Souleima Baddi, the CEO of KomGo, an open financing platform for commodities trading.

Komgo releases two new blockchain-based products, reveals future plans

The platform now facilitates standby letters of credit and receivables discounting, in addition to the existing letter of credit (LC) product and KYC module.

Case Study: Learn more about komgo’s collaboration with Consensys and Kaleido to catalyze the global trade and commodities finance network with blockchain

PODCAST: Riding the blockchain wave – komgo unchained

CEO Souleïma Baddi speaks to Trade Finance Global about komgo's journey, the value of decentralized networks and what's next for the company.

komgo blockchain platform for commodity trade finance goes live

komgo, a new blockchain-based platform backed by some of the world’s largest commodity trade finance banks, is now live.

RIP ICOs: 2019 Will Be the Year of Enterprise Blockchain Tokens

One year ago, I wrote an article for CoinDesk in which I humbly argued that the price of ether didn’t matter and what everyone in the blockchain community should focus on is building useful applications instead.

Enterprise Blockchain for Trade Financing

The significance of the recent trade financing network komgo

ABN AMRO launching partner Komgo

ABN AMRO, together with 14 of the world’s largest financing, trading and production institutions, has launched Komgo SA. This venture digitalises trade and commodities finance processes through a blockchain-based open platform and will transform the way these operations are processed.

Komgo SA: Industry players and banks join forces to launch blockchain platform to transform commodities trade finance

Fifteen of the world’s largest institutions, including banks, trading companies, an inspection company1 and an energy major have formed a new venture known as komgo SA, that will seek to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through a blockchain based open platform.