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Kevin Day

Kevin Day

CEO at HPD Software
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Bio I have been CEO of HPD Software since 2016, where I was previously COO. Career History I began my career more than 25 years ago as a software developer at HPD and have worked my way up the ranks, holding positions as a business analyst, product director and COO.


Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

How to prevent factoring and invoice finance fraud during the current COVID-19 crisis

13 Oct 2020

In the current period of economic uncertainty, increasing pressure on businesses is making fraudulent activity an ever-present risk for lenders – a trend not only troubling for the affected company or companies, but also for the wider economy. In particular, corporate fraud has the potential to dissuade banks from lending - a dangerous outcome dur...


Innovation in supply chain finance is vital during COVID-19

28 Apr 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on our inter-connected economies and businesses has been significant, putting supply chains around the world under unprecedented pressure and severely disrupting global trade. Urgent support is being introduced around the world, and with banks and other lenders looking for ways to help, the importance of their trade finance o...


Technology can help close the trillion dollar trade-finance gap - and help banks in the process

11 Nov 2019

Trade finance has delivered value over centuries by making sure exporters are paid and importers actually receive the goods they need. It facilitates 80 per cent of merchandise trade flows annually. But there is a supply and demand trade-finance gap, with varying estimates of its size put forward by a range of financial institutions. The most rece...


European ABF and Factoring: Why France and Germany are the markets to watch

20 May 2019

Asset-based finance (ABF) globally is experiencing unprecedented growth. According to global factoring association FCI, last year the industry recorded high single-digit growth rates, with total ABF lending standing at close to US$3 trillion. While the US is the most mature market, Europe is increasingly emerging as a dominant force, accounting fo...