Posts by Philipp Schönbucher

Supply chains are at the heart of the Covid-19 economic crisis. Disruptions and shutdowns propagate up the supply chains, and massive but blunt interventions are struggling to reach the recipients most in need of support.

A better future

For more than a decade large firms have been able to support their suppliers with a range of supply chain finance (SCF) options. Yet, uptake of these programmes by SME suppliers has remained limited

The A.I. Alchemy of Trade Finance

In medieval times alchemists sought the Philosopher’s Stone, believed to be capable of transforming metals to gold. As the Stone has remained elusive, so the quest for riches turned from creating gold to finding it.