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Vayana raises Rs.283 Crore in Series C funding round
Vayana Network, India’s largest trade finance platform has raised Rs. 283Cr in a Series C funding round. The participation was led by some existing and new investors, including Marshall Wace, March Capital, CDC group, Chiratae Ventures and Jungle Ventures and some of the family offices from India and abroad. The fund raise is a testimonial to our growing presence in B2B Trade, and a path for fulfilling our strategic

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Vayana raises Rs.283 Crore in Series C funding round
Is your supply chain future-proof?
Is your supply chain future-proof?

Are your supply chain partners capable of helping you achieve your ambitious growth plans?

How do you assess their current and future capabilities? How often do you measure their strengths?

Take this Quiz to find out!

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It pays to pay on time
Delaying payments come with hidden costs, but timely payments could earn the company mores. “Pay Late, Collect Early” is an age-old mantra that most businesses follow. However, there are several hidden costs in doing so, especially for the companies with large supply chains. Delayed payments result in delayed inward supplies, which in turn lead to missed sales, and sometimes vendors buffer for these delays through higher pricing. This impacts

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It pays to pay on time
Vayana disburses $8bn in trade finance
Vayana disburses $8bn in trade finance
Vayana is India’s largest trade finance platform. We have disbursed over $8bn across 950+ Corporates, 25+ sectors, 20,000 MSMEs, across 20+ countries Vayana started with a vision of democratizing access to finance to each member of the supply chain. It took us a year to disburse $1bn and now we doing more than a billion every two months! Moreover, we work across several multiple sectors and tiers of supply chain. All

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Trade Finance: A growth maximiser
The role of trade finance is often seen as one of ensuring predictable cashflows. While this is obvious and important, there are a number of collateral benefits of trade finance programs that act as powerful drivers of growth. In fact, trade finance is a powerful lever that CFOs can use to impact both toplines and bottom lines of their companies. Chasing growth, not cash Ensuring that your Receivables ecosystem is

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Trade Finance: A growth maximiser
Technology and the CFO
Technology and the CFO
Technology and the CFO – a short take While it may not always have been apparent, technology has always had a role to play in the finance function, money could be ‘wired’ as early as the 19 th century; COBOL has been around for over 60 years, digital stock exchanges appeared over 50 years ago, companies and banks have used mainframes for decades. However, what has changed in the past decade or so, has

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Vayana: Lending Hands to Exporters
We call ourselves as the perfect ‘partners’ for exporters like you. We walk beside you in your export journey, helping you in your every step towards excellence. Delivering Export Financing Solutions right at your doorstep Overview One of the major challenges that exporters often come across is long payment terms that in turn can affect the working capital. Exporters find it challenging to manage the up-front cost of manufacturing

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Vayana: Lending Hands to Exporters
Everything You Need to Know About Receivable Financing
Everything You Need to Know About Receivable Financing
Our Receivable Financing Solution Ample cash flow is a necessity for most businesses. It allows you to pay your expenses regularly and on a timely basis. Whereas if a cash crunch hits you, it can not only dwindle the trust of the stakeholders, it will also make procuring necessities for your business difficult. If a cash shortage hits you due to your accounts receivable, you can consider hiring a partner to collect invoices

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GST APIs – They can transform how you have been doing business!
GST is not just another type of tax collection. Yes, you read it right. GST is way more than what you’ve thought. It isn’t merely a type of indirect tax collection. Instead, GST is the most advanced, progressive tax reform ever implemented in India. GST can change how you interact with your vendors and customers, transform the mechanism of vendor assessment before onboarding them, and revamp the entire

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GST APIs – They can transform how you have been doing business!
Three Years that Changed How India does Trade
Three Years that Changed How India does Trade
Since the beginning of the GST regime in 2017, there has been a dramatic shift in how India Inc. does business. Specifically, the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have gained a lot from GST. To put simply, as opposed to 17 levies such as excise, VAT, service tax, and various other cesses, SMEs now have to comply with a single tax. The relief from GST does not restrict to passing the bill in

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My buyer is offering me vendor financing. Should I take it?
Several large organizations today offer vendor financing to facilitate access to early payments for their suppliers. However, before taking it up, you must consider several nuances to ensure it is suitable for your business in the long term. Let’s first understand what is Vendor Financing? Vendor financing is a working capital facility that allows you to receive early payments against invoices raised to your buyer. Buyers partner with

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My buyer is offering me vendor financing. Should I take it?
E-invoicing - the game changer
E-invoicing - the game changer
From 1st January 2021, companies with a turnover of over Rs.100 Cr have to switch to E-Invoicing for all B2B transactions. It had already been mandated for Rs. 500Cr + turnover companies in October 2020 and is expected to be further rolled out to all B2B businesses, irrespective of size, during the next 12 to 18 months. E-Invoicing makes Invoice reporting real time, and not a post facto activity. It will

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Pay Early, Earn more
“Pay Late, Collect Early” is a business mantra that most businesses have been taught to follow. But this strategy can also come at a cost. Delayed payments to vendors could mean delayed supplies because many smaller vendors would need the cash to keep their machines going. This could in turn lead to missed sales due to delayed input supplies.  Not just that, suppliers could adjust anticipated delays into their pricing

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Pay Early, Earn more
Should I get business rating, and how will it help me?
Should I get business rating, and how will it help me?
We live in a world of reviews and ratings. We rely on ratings for almost anything we buy – a movie ticket, food delivery, selecting a hotel, shopping on Amazon or Flipkart and so on. We would like to have unbiased opinions so that we know exactly what to expect from a product we buy. Are reviews and ratings relevant to B2B products? But does this apply to B2B or is this largely a

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