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The FX ReFreshed podcast- Episode 3 - The Business Benefits of Foreign Trade Zones

03.04.21
In this episode of FX ReFreshed, Mark talks with Melissa Irmen, SVP of ISCM, Inc, about the financial benefits of setting up Foreign Trade Zones. Listen here: Thanks for listening, and if you like our content, please subscribe and share...

Lessons Learned from Starting a Business

02.25.21
by Mark Ridley   GreenShootsFX is a fairly new endeavor. And now that we have months of business-launching experience under our belts, we want to share what we’ve learned.   Don’t assume. When we were investigating several platforms...

The FX ReFreshed podcast- Episode 2 - Identifying Supply Chain Inefficiencies and Opportunities for Big Savings

02.19.21
In this episode of FX ReFreshed, Mark talks with Jason Dochney, Principal Owner of Archetype Process Consulting, about intelligently identifying and improving inefficiencies in companies’ supply chain processes, which can result in 6-figure savings. Watch here: Listen here: Thanks for...

Monthly GBP vs USD Update: February 2021

02.11.21
Mark gives his monthly currency update to Richard Taylor of Taylor & Taylor Financial Services USA LLC.
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The FX Refreshed podcast- Episode 1 - Trade Credit Insurance Awareness and Activation

02.03.21
In the inaugural episode of the FX Refreshed podcast, Mark Ridley of GreenShootsFX talks with Brent Hoots, Principal & Founder of Navitrade, and Rich Foy, Regional Director of EXIM Bank, about the benefits of setting up trade credit insurance programs...

Monthly GBP vs USD Update: January 2021

01.29.21
Mark gives his monthly currency update to Richard Taylor of Taylor & Taylor Financial Services USA LLC.
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Managing Non-G7 Currencies: Why Paying in Local Currencies Could Benefit Your Business

01.21.21
According to a report by McKinsey & Company, flows of goods, services, finance and people have reached unimaginable levels, to the extent that by 2025, global flows could reach $54 trillion to $85 trillion, doubling current levels. As more businesses extend their supply...
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What "The Service You Deserve" Really Means

01.14.21
To many business professionals, the world of foreign exchange can be a bit, well, foreign. There are lots of moving pieces and parts and they all matter because they affect your business.  Most Fintech companies can tell you what today...

Why Your FX Payment Rates Could and Should Be Lower

01.07.21
You’re about to conduct an overseas business transaction so you do a quick Google search to check the current foreign exchange rates. The search results are reporting the current day’s mid-market rate. But wait – that’s not the...

Innovation Podcast with Currencycloud

12.10.20
As a guest on Currencycloud’s Innovation Podcast, Mark discusses setting up GreenShootsFX and previews where he and the team might like to take the business.