David Tyler said: “The length of time it can take for suppliers to be paid hurts not only them, but the large companies buying their products and services as well.
“By using cutting edge technology, the Previse team have found a way to streamline the payments process for multinationals so that suppliers are paid instantly on receipt of invoice. This will bring benefits to the entire supply chain and I am delighted to be an advisor to a company which I believe has a bright future.”
Lengthy payment terms and the prevalence of slow payments by large buyers, which affects three in five SME suppliers, cause 50,000 UK SMEs to close each year. Previse’s artificial intelligence technology allows even very small suppliers to receive payment the day they issue their invoice by instantly identifying if an invoice is correct and allowing a funder to pay the supplier immediately based on this information.
John Gildersleeve, said: “The enemy here is process. For many businesses, it has simply been too hard to change the processes required to pay fast enough. Previse gives multinationals the tools and real incentives to pay all their suppliers, even the smallest, instantly.”
Alexandra Prigent-Labeis said: ‘For corporates, Previse trade finance platform increases top line revenues and reduces operational costs while supporting even the smallest suppliers. Previse creates and shares value from invoice data, using artificial intelligence, so that multinational buyers can benefit from having all their suppliers paid instantly.”
Paul Christensen, CEO of Previse, said: “I am proud to be able to welcome our new board members who represent incredible senior experience across such a wide range of industries with significant supply chains. I think this shows the deep understanding across industry that slow payments are a real problem, and confidence in our approach to tackling the problem.”