Remmitance Player InstaReM Adds Multi-Currency Features for SMEsby Fintech News Singapore December 20, 2018
Fresh out of their recent funding round of $US 20 Million, Singapore based remittance player announced the introduction of a new feature on its platform.
This new service enables small business to make payments in multiple currencies in one go. This seems to be in line with their goals to launch more enterprises based products towards 2019.
According to InstaReM, business users in Southeast Asia making regular overseas payments to vendors, suppliers and service providers, can now do so more quickly, transparently and at Zero-Margin FX Rates with InstaReM.
Until recently, the business customers making multiple payments had to set up individual transactions for each payment and execute them one by one, requiring additional time and effort. With the ability to set up multiple transactions in one go, a business user can now make transfers to multiple beneficiaries in multiple currencies at the click of a button.
There are no setup fees or monthly charges and it costs nothing extra to send or receive payments. To avail InstaReM’s multi-currency feature, a business user needs to set up transfers to multiple recipients in his/her local currency.Since there is no physical movement of money, the process of transfer is very quick – within 24 hours.
Prajit Nanu, co-founder and CEO of InstaReM said that the company has introduced the new feature, based upon the outcome of a focus group study with business clients of InstaReM and non-clients.
“In our interviews, we realized that there are many Small and Medium Businesses who need to make not one, not two, but many multiple payments to their suppliers, staff, freelancers and other stakeholders located in different parts of the world. Setting up only one transaction at a time was not efficient. At InstaReM, we understand that business banking is notoriously expensive and difficult to set up and manage, especially for small businesses. Therefore, we’ve added this new feature to take out the pain of this process, while saving a lot of time and effort for businesses.”
The move comes ahead of the company’s plans to launch a forex card in next year which would allow overseas travellers to efficiently convert their native currencies on the fly and pay for products and services while travelling internationally, instead of using inefficient credit cards.
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