Solutions for Faster, Smarter Trade Finance

Unlocking opportunities with streamlined, digitised workflows

How It Works

Digitised Letters of Credit

Contour transforms the Letter of Credit process by managing the entire end-to-end process in a collaborative workflow, giving buyers and sellers instant access and real-time visibility of the transaction, all on one connected platform.

How Our Solution Works

Our journey has just begun by transforming Letters of Credit and we'll soon expand into other areas of trade finance.

Technology

Contour harnesses leading technologies, such as R3's Corda blockchain platform to digitise the trade finance process.

Designed in collaboration with the trade ecosystem, the result is a solution that is fast, secure and interoperable.

Key Benefits​

Cost Savings

Cost Savings

Optimise efficiency, increase working capital

With real-time status updates on transactions, Contour enables businesses to optimise efficiency, free-up cash flow and make more informed business decisions.

Cost Savings

Optimise efficiency, increase working capital

With real-time status updates on transactions, Contour enables businesses to optimise efficiency, free-up cash flow and make more informed business decisions.

Fast and Efficient

Fast and Efficient

90% process acceleration, improved data quality

Contour reduces the LC presentation time by up to 90%, from 10 days to under 24 hours.

In addition, our fully digitised end-to-end process from all leading eBL providers cuts transaction times and boosts efficiency.

Fast and Efficient

90% process acceleration, improved data quality

Contour reduces the LC presentation time by up to 90%, from 10 days to under 24 hours.

In addition, our fully digitised end-to-end process from all leading eBL providers cuts transaction times and boosts efficiency.

Private and Secure

Own your data, protect your network

Private and Secure

Own your data, protect your network

Utilising a decentralised blockchain network ensures privacy as every participant in the network has separate databases only accessible by them. No one single party has control of all the data. There is also no public ledger of any activity on the network.

Private and Secure

Own your data, protect your network

Utilising a decentralised blockchain network ensures privacy as every participant in the network has separate databases only accessible by them.

No one single party has control of all the data. There is also no public ledger of any activity on the network.

Interoperable

Seamless API integration with leading trade finance platforms

Interoperable

Seamless API integration with leading trade finance platforms

This includes integrations to banks’ back-office functions, corporate ERP systems and other trade finance platforms, such as eBL and OCR solutions.

Interoperable

Seamless API integration with leading trade finance platforms

This includes integrations to banks’ back-office functions, corporate ERP systems and other trade finance platforms, such as eBL and OCR solutions.

Working Sustainably

Working Sustainably

Enabling paperless trade

With digitisation, Contour helps reduce your carbon footprint by cutting paper usage and eliminating the need for couriers.

Business continuity is also ensured in times of crises.

Working Sustainably

Enabling paperless trade

With digitisation, Contour helps reduce your carbon footprint by cutting paper usage and eliminating the need for couriers.

Business continuity is also ensured in times of crises.

Fraud Prevention

Fraud Prevention

Trade with confidence

Every Contour member has an immutable audit log for every transaction. We also validate identities to ascertain permission of access and tap on partners to track trade documents to real-time data.

Fraud Prevention

Trade with confidence

Every Contour member has an immutable audit log for every transaction. We also validate identities to ascertain permission of access and tap on partners to track trade documents to real-time data.