Snapswap will continue its journey at the SibsPayForward incubator as it has been selected among the106 applicants to participate in the 2-month integration program in Lisbon. With 9 other start-ups, Snapswap will have mentoring sessions for product-market fit, and will work on a roadmap for further integrations with SIBS solutions with the support of SIBS collaborators as mentors of the program. Snapswap will have access to the organization’s resources and tools and will work with industry leaders from SIBS, but also from Beta-I’s network, representing in total 200+ mentors and 500+ startups.
This program represents an opportunity for Snapswap to present SIBS the solution it has been working on during the acceleration phase and to possibly integrate with SIBS for 6 months in order to fine-tune the final product. SIBSPayForward program is backed by SIBS, a large-scale payments specialist operating in Europe and Africa and one of the leading Startup Accelerators in Europe, Beta-i.
SnapSwap is very pleased to announce the successful implementation of a new feature for the Gloneta money-messenger - direct top ups from cards. The version containing the new feature is now available to users with a simple update.
The feature allows customers to send money messages to their friends and family without having enough funds on their balance. The funds are simply pulled from customers' cards, linked to their Gloneta accounts. Now there is no need to keep spare funds on Gloneta balance, the funds are pulled when needed.
This "Direct top ups from cards" feature is one of Gloneta's features for extending payments methods and making paying via Gloneta more convenient.
As part of the Accelerating Entrepreneurs EMEIA Program organized by EY in Rome, 48 start-ups coming from Asia, Middle-East and Western regions had the chance to participate in the program and get access to business and industry leaders in EY’s network.
Snapswap took part in a series of mentoring sessions and workshops that helped the company to better shape its business model and strategy thanks to advice, networking and support.
The Strategic Growth Forum Mediterranean held from February 9-10 gathered businesses and investors from Europe, Middle East, North Africa, India and China. This event aims to accelerate growth by fostering connections between countries in order to increase investment potential and develop opportunities. Discussed topics ranged from digital technology and impact, renewable energy to security and cyber-security, to infrastructure and logistics.
SnapSwap is very pleased to announce the successful implementation of a new feature for the Gloneta money-messenger - Money Requests. The version containing the new feature is now available to users with a simple update. The feature allows customers to request their friends and family members to pay them particular amounts without sending back and forward additional text messages and explanations.
This "Money Request" feature is a practical tool for sharing expenses and bills. It also allows small merchants and self-employed to easily request a payment for an item or a service. Money requests work as invoices, that can be paid easily with one click.
"Money requests" with a few other features are parts of SnapSwap's strategy to extend to merchants and small businesses.
SnapSwap announces the appointment of Georges Schmit, former Consul General and Executive Director at the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office in San Francisco, to the Advisory Board. Advancing corporate management and acquiring domestic and international recognition with Georges Schmit joining the SnapSwap Advisory Board helps establish the company as a European leader in peer-to-peer payment solutions.
During his carrier at the Government of Luxembourg, George Schmit was the Director General for Enterprise Policy, Economic Development and Foreign Trade at the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy and Foreign Trade. He has more than 35 years of experience as a government officer of Luxembourg. He has served on the Board of Directors of several companies, including ArcelorMittal and global satellite operator SES. Currently, Georges Schmit serves as a member of the Advisory Board on Space Resources at Government of Luxembourg. He will bring great strategy and governance expertise, global knowledge and a unique network of professional connections to Snapswap.
SnapSwap is very pleased to announce the successful implementation of a new feature for Gloneta money-messenger - public nicknames. The version containing the new feature is now available to users with a simple update. The feature allows customers to chat and send money messages without sharing any private information with their correspondents via creating public nicknames for their profiles.
This "Public nicknames" feature is a part of SnapSwap's strategy to extend to merchants and small businesses. Public nicknaming allows businesses or self-employed individuals to create a sharable nickname or business name and accept payments from customers via Gloneta. Adding more functionality for merchants will allow the money-messenger to become an optimal tool for small businesses providing services to customers.