New Private Company Score Uses Artificial Intelligence

Valley Cottage, New York – CreditRiskMonitor (OTCQX: CRMZ) recently debuted its new PAYCE score, a highly accurate measure of bankruptcy risk when no financial statements are available for private companies. The PAYCEscore utilizes payment and U.S. Federal tax lien data from CreditRiskMonitor’s extensive database. The data is analyzed with sophisticated deep neural network modeling technology, a type of artificial…

Top Manufacturing Companies: Revenue per Employee

Revenue per employee, calculated by dividing a company’s revenue by their current number of employees, is one of the most effective ways of determining the success of a company. Ultimately, companies are looking to have the highest revenue per employee as possible, as this illustrates high efficiency levels and productivity rates.  So which company is…

project44 Raises $35 Million to Turn Data into True Supply Chain Visibility

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–project44 today announced $35 million in new funding since the company’s 2016 Series A to power true supply chain visibility, and in turn deliver a faster and more reliable global shipping experience. OpenView (Datadog, Instructure, Workfront) has led the financing, with additional investment from new investor 8VC (Wish, Oculus, Freightwaves), and existing investors Emergence Capital (Salesforce, Veeva Systems, Box, Zoom), eBay…

What’s the Scoop: Blockchain & the Supply Chain

Like so many new technologies, blockchain has promised much, but has yet to really deliver. I’ve taken time out recently to read, explore and try to understand blockchain whilst talking to experts about possible applications in the world of manufacturing and supply chain. This technology, born out of necessity for the management of cryptocurrencies, seems…

AI/Machine Learning Streamlines Trade Finance

Trade finance is one of the most complex procedures in enterprise finance. According to Maersk, 200 documents are exchanged regularly among supply chain entities. These include payments, letters of credit, foreign exchange, board of compliance documents, shipping documents, and import and export documents. They must be approved by multiple entities including suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, customers,…

3 Startups Hoping to Blockchain the Supply Chain

Most of us know about how blockchain can serve as a potential watershed in visibility and security across supply networks – but thus far, few companies have bet their future on this largely untested platform. In theory, blockchain can help solve problems that have long plagued supply chains. Specifically, these challenges include real-time traceability of…

Enterprise Augmented Reality Leader Upskill Closes $17.2M with Strategic Investments from Four Industry Leaders

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 6, 2018 – Upskill, the leader in enterprise augmented reality (AR) software, today announces that it has raised $17.2 million in new capital to support increased growth and product development. The funding round adds new investors including Accenture and Cisco Investments, as well as continued participation from Boeing HorizonX, GE Ventures, New…