Contour

Contour launches trade finance innovation lab in Singapore

Contour launches trade finance innovation lab in Singapore

Future of Finance Lab will further develop Contour’s product offering and create new standards for global trade. Contour has opened…
Contour completes Series A+ fundraising with investment from leading trade banks

Contour completes Series A+ fundraising with investment from leading trade banks

Investment will support further adoption of network, now live in 25 countries with 13 banks 17 June 2021: Digital trade…
Contour drives trade growth for Bangladesh businesses with domestic Letter of Credit

Contour drives trade growth for Bangladesh businesses with domestic Letter of Credit

Aims to onboard 50+ corporates supported by Bangladeshi and international banks in next six months. 14th June 2021: Contour has…
Contour increases global footprint with addition of SMBC to digital trade network

Contour increases global footprint with addition of SMBC to digital trade network

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) has become the latest institution to join Contour’s global network of banks, corporates and…
MineHub and Contour partner to drive digitisation in metals and mining industry

MineHub and Contour partner to drive digitisation in metals and mining industry

MineHub and Contour have partnered to integrate their digital supply chain and trade finance technology solutions for the global metals…
Global Banking & Finance picks Contour as Best New Trade Finance Technology Solution Provider

Global Banking & Finance picks Contour as Best New Trade Finance Technology Solution Provider

Since its inception in 2011, the Global Banking and Finance Awards have reflected the innovation, achievement, strategy, progressive and inspirational…
DBS Bank and Contour broaden digital trade offerings to four new markets in Asia-Pacific

DBS Bank and Contour broaden digital trade offerings to four new markets in Asia-Pacific

DBS Bank and Contour broaden digital trade offerings to four new markets in Asia-Pacific Digital letter of credit capabilities to…
Contour partners with Chinsay following a successful transaction with Cargill and Rio Tinto

Contour partners with Chinsay following a successful transaction with Cargill and Rio Tinto

Contour, the open trade finance network, has today announced its partnership with Chinsay, the leading technology company in supply chain…
Contour partners with ThoughtWorks to ramp up digital trade finance in China

Contour partners with ThoughtWorks to ramp up digital trade finance in China

Contour, the global trade finance network, has partnered with international software consultancy ThoughtWorks in China. This marks Contour’s latest milestone…
Contour and Mphasis partner to accelerate the digital transformation of global trade finance

Contour and Mphasis partner to accelerate the digital transformation of global trade finance

Contour, the global decentralized platform building the new standard for global trade, today announced a partnership with Mphasis, an Information…
Contour partners with CargoX to transform bills of lading

Contour partners with CargoX to transform bills of lading

Contour, the Singapore-based global trade finance network has today announced its partnership with CargoX, a blockchain platform for transferring documents…
Contour in live production, delivering the world’s first open-to-all digital trade finance network

Contour in live production, delivering the world’s first open-to-all digital trade finance network

Contour, the global trade finance network, is entering live production, uniting buyers, suppliers and banks on the world’s first global,…
Contour showcases the potential for the textile industry with Vietnamese transaction

Contour showcases the potential for the textile industry with Vietnamese transaction

Contour has today announced a completed pilot transaction between Tainan Spinning and Century Synthetic Fiber Corporation. This news highlights the…
HSBC becomes first production member of Contour’s network

HSBC becomes first production member of Contour’s network

Contour, the global trade finance network has today announced that HSBC has become the first full production member of the…
Contour's partnership with WAVE BL enhances trade digitisation

Contour's partnership with WAVE BL enhances trade digitisation

Contour, the Singapore-based global trade finance network has today announced its partnership with WAVE BL, a leading blockchain-based digital courier…
TradeSun®, Inc. joins Contour platform in trade finance initiative

TradeSun®, Inc. joins Contour platform in trade finance initiative

Contour, the trusted network for global trade, announces partnership with TradeSun, provider of an automated blockchain on-ramp, to simplify the…
Standard Bank joins Contour’s beta network

Standard Bank joins Contour’s beta network

Contour, the global trade finance network, has today announced that Standard Bank Group has joined its beta network. This marks…
Rio Tinto and Guangxi Shenglong Metallurgical complete transaction on Contour

Rio Tinto and Guangxi Shenglong Metallurgical complete transaction on Contour

Contour has announced a transaction on its blockchain network between Rio Tinto and Guangxi Shenglong Metallurgical. This news showcases Contour’s…
ADB pilots Contour network with Standard Chartered

ADB pilots Contour network with Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered announced the successful completion of the first cross-bank Letter of Credit (LC) transaction between Vietnam and Thailand conducted…
Contour facilitates transaction between Bangkok Bank, GCM and Opec

Contour facilitates transaction between Bangkok Bank, GCM and Opec

Bangkok Bank and GCM, a company of GC Group, develop L/C transactions between Thailand-Vietnam on Enterprise Blockchain, the first bank…
Vale and Nanjing complete transaction on Contour

Vale and Nanjing complete transaction on Contour

Contour, the global trade finance network, has today announced a transaction on its blockchain network between Vale and Nanjing Iron…
Contour facilitates first blockchain Letter of Credit in Bangladesh

Contour facilitates first blockchain Letter of Credit in Bangladesh

Standard Chartered Bank has successfully executed the country’s first blockchain transaction by issuing a Letter of Credit (LC) for Viyellatex…
Contour supports LC transaction between Nanjing Iron & Steel and Rio Tinto

Contour supports LC transaction between Nanjing Iron & Steel and Rio Tinto

Contour, together with member bank, DBS Bank, continue to push the digitalisation of trade finance with the completion of the…
Disrupting trade finance with Contour

Disrupting trade finance with Contour

Published on January 29, 2020 | Article link Author: Chris Sunderman Blockchain lead for trade finance at ING wholesale banking…
Banks and businesses see transformative changes on Contour’s network

Banks and businesses see transformative changes on Contour’s network

A new case study by R3 reveals how Contour has brought significant benefits to banks and businesses by reducing many…
Contour partners with essDOCS following successful Rio Tinto & Baosteel transaction

Contour partners with essDOCS following successful Rio Tinto & Baosteel transaction

Contour, the Singapore-based open trade finance network, today announced its partnership with essDOCS, the leading enabler of paperless trade. The…
Former HSBC blockchain executive joins Contour

Former HSBC blockchain executive joins Contour

Contour, the Singapore-based open trade finance blockchain network, has announced the appointment of Joshua Kroeker as its Chief Product Officer.…
IntellectEU partners with Contour as an integrator of its network

IntellectEU partners with Contour as an integrator of its network

Contour, the Singapore-based open trade finance network, has today announced its partnership with IntellectEU as part of a shared vision…
Rio Tinto, Baosteel carry out Rmb deal on Contour as new banks join network

Rio Tinto, Baosteel carry out Rmb deal on Contour as new banks join network

Global / 13 May 2020/ By Eleanor Wragg Article source: Global Trade Review (GTR) Blockchain trade finance network Contour has…
Baosteel and Rio Tinto complete first deal on Contour platform

Baosteel and Rio Tinto complete first deal on Contour platform

Contour, the open trade finance network, has today announced the completion of a Baosteel and Rio Tinto deal, supported by…
DBS Bank marks the first Singapore Bank to join Contour’s beta network

DBS Bank marks the first Singapore Bank to join Contour’s beta network

DBS Bank is the first Singapore bank to join Contour’s network, growing the number of banks on the platform driving…
Contour partners with TradeCloud to expand digital Letter of Credit offering

Contour partners with TradeCloud to expand digital Letter of Credit offering

Contour, the open trade finance network, has announced its partnership with TradeCloud, the digital portal for producers, consumers and traders.…
Forbes’ Blockchain 50 lists HSBC’s partnership with Contour

Forbes’ Blockchain 50 lists HSBC’s partnership with Contour

Forbes has recently revealed its Blockchain 50 – an annual list showcasing organisations embracing this innovative technology to speed up…
Contour welcomes Citi into trade finance network

Contour welcomes Citi into trade finance network

Today, Contour has announced that Citi will join its trade finance network, increasing the number of banks that have invested…
Contour launches following success of bank-backed project to digitise Trade Finance

Contour launches following success of bank-backed project to digitise Trade Finance

Backed by some of the world’s leading trade finance banks, Contour offers a network to improve processing time for Letters…
What is Corda?

What is Corda?

Corda is an open-source blockchain platform, enabling businesses to transact directly and in strict privacy, reducing transaction and record-keeping costs…
Financing a global business in today’s world

Financing a global business in today’s world

How technology can enhance the financial support for corporates and reduce the impact of outdated processes. Every growing global business…
Blockchain’s potential for better trade and a more sustainable environment

Blockchain’s potential for better trade and a more sustainable environment

The Times Raconteur shows how blockchain is revolutionising the trade finance sector A recent Times Raconteur piece has shown the…
Blockchain: Solving a trade finance inefficiency solution

Blockchain: Solving a trade finance inefficiency solution

A detailed look into the capabilities of blockchain for addressing the limitations of single windows. Exporters and importers in countries…