Cross border payment solutions -Interview with PayCommerce

By Shereen Shabnam During a week of indulgence in all things technology and banking, I met with PayCommerce, a leading enterprise cross-border payments network and banking consortium for payments disbursement and acceptance, to talk about their UAE Cross-Border Payment Transaction Report 2017. Known as the leading, instant enterprise cross-border payments network that enables both disbursements and acceptance transactions through a single point of connectivity, PayCommerce has a wide network of members that include banking and financial services institutions, global corporates and alternate channel providers. Below are some insights gathered during my interview with Mr. Abdul Naushad, Executive Chairman and Founder of PayCommerce … Continue reading Cross border payment solutions -Interview with PayCommerce

Leading Change

An interview with H.E. Mr. Zulfiquar Ghadiyali By Shereen Shabnam As Managing Director of the Royal Diamond Group, under the Chairmanship of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Khaled bin Ahmed Al Hamed, H.E. Mr. Zulfiquar Ghadiyali is an inspiring individual who wears many hats. He hails from a 3rd Generation of a successful Real Estate and Industrial conglomerate family from Mumbai, India known as Lokhandwala Group and is a pioneer on various social and political initiatives. H.E. Ghadiyali is Swiss Graduate in Hospitality and MBA from Cornell University, USA in International Business. H.E. Ghadiyali represents industry and society at large and has … Continue reading Leading Change

On-demand CFO services to the SME World

By Shereen Shabnam It is a well-known fact that an alarming number of Startups and SMEs fail due to lack of financial foresight. So why is it that many young companies do not priorities or even trivialise this function of their business? In this issue, Shereen Shabnam meets with The Scalable CFO, which was founded in UAE in 2016, as a team of freelance finance professionals who provide access to flexible high level financial management services to ambitious business that do not want, or do not need a full time CFO. By bringing together their financial expertise, they introduced the … Continue reading On-demand CFO services to the SME World

Make Hong Kong Great Again Best Fit with China’s “One Belt One Road Initiative”

The One Belt One Road initiative continues to garner interest from the world. Shereen Shabnam meets with Oswald Wong, President & CEO of China International Development and Investment Corporation Limited to get more insights. Oswald Wong, President & CEO of China International Development and Investment Corporation Limited, believes that social stabilization results from psychological satisfaction, a sense of economic security and the availability of price-to-value livelihoods’ related infrastructures. China has launched the “One Belt One Road Initiative” since Year 2013 and there are various mega infrastructural investment projects that have been entered and being executed by the major Chinese enterprises in … Continue reading Make Hong Kong Great Again Best Fit with China’s “One Belt One Road Initiative”