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4 July 2017

Our CEO Daphne Ng and COO Eric Wong at SCCCI’s event sharing their thought leadership on embracing the new digital economy. Topics covered include brief introduction of blockchain, public & private digitization initiatives, etc. Many thanks to SCCCI and all panellists (Prof David Lee, JEDTrade advisor; Dr Ernie Teo, IBM; Philip Heah, IMDA; Dr Jeremy [...]

By | 2017-07-05T08:31:26+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Press and Media|0 Comments

A simple view: Can a trade finance process be simplified with technology?

Since the 2008 financial crisis, trade finance has witnessed periods of stress and coupled with the fact that all parties of the trade and finance chain have been facing risks involved with “trust”, clients of these services are also suffering from costly and longer processing time to finance transactions based on manual handling of paper-based [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:49:46+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

30 May 2017

"No nation was ever ruined by trade" - Benjamin Franklin. Our CEO Daphne Ng speaking at Singapore University of Social Sciences (UC Brown Bag Series) to offer up-to-date and commercial insights for the university's new course development work on 'International Trade'. JED applaud the faculty's quest to ensure curriculum relevance to help their graduates stay [...]

By | 2017-05-30T16:29:31+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Press and Media|0 Comments

Trade Finance – a tool for inclusion but disparate for most?

Trade Finance – the fuel for trade flows and engine for businesses Trade Finance is the process of financing certain activities involving commerce and international trade, covering both domestic and international trade transactions. It is provided via various instruments such as documentary credits, D/A and D/P, forfaiting, export factoring, invoice financing, supply chain financing, etc. [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:41:10+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

26 April 2017

JED’s Advisor Prof Annie Koh moderating the first panel discussion at the ABA Workshop: Blockchain – Application in Jakarta organised by The Association of Banks in Singapore – COFIT Chairman and hosted by PERBANAS Indonesian Banks Association. (Bottom left picture: our CEO Daphne Ng with Prof Annie Koh; bottom right picture: our CEO Daphne Ng [...]

By | 2017-05-02T03:38:23+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Press and Media|0 Comments

26 April 2017

JED’s Advisor, Prof David Lee sharing about JED’s trade platform as the confluence of important trade and finance data for future analytics and machine learning applications, as well as his views on the convergence in logistics and trade: how IOT, DLT and Blockchain technologies are impacting supply chains, challenges of smart contracts for [...]

By | 2017-05-02T02:38:33+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Press and Media|0 Comments

22 April 2017

  Our Head, Clients & Partnerships, Lance Low delivering a session this morning on Supply Chain Finance and Risk Management to the ITI@SMU cohort. Followed by a lively discussion on the 4th Industrial Revolution and the advent of blockchain applications in trade finance -- what do our companies need to know? Are our trades digitized? Are [...]

By | 2017-06-05T05:01:31+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Press and Media|0 Comments