Rapyd Completes Acquisition of Neat, Expanding Suite of Cross Border Trade Capabilities for Businesses

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DigitalCFO Newsroom | 31 January 2022

Among the new capabilities, Rapyd will now offer customers company incorporation in Hong Kong, business accounts, credit cards, and payments services from a single platform

Rapyd, a global Fintech-as-a-Service company announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Hong Kong-based Neat, a cross-border trade enabling platform for SMBs and startups.

Rapyd’s global payments network supports more than 900 payment methods in over 100 countries and global payouts in over 200 countries making it uniquely suited to support entrepreneurs and Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) looking to incorporate, get online, and access new markets quickly and inexpensively. Its easy-to-use API-based platform simplifies complex cross-border payments processes which are critical for businesses looking to engage in global trade. Neat’s services, capabilities, and licenses will be integrated into Rapyd’s platform providing an easy-to-use online global trade solution optimized for SMBs, entrepreneurs, and growing companies.

With the integration of Neat into the Rapyd Global Payments Network, users will now be able to: 

  • Incorporate new companies in minutes, streamline receivables and payables in a single venue, starting with Hong Kong and soon in other trade-friendly markets around the world 
  • Offer real-time high-value payments in Hong Kong via FPS, CHATS, and SWIFT
  • Accelerate payments to suppliers across Greater China 
  • Empower smart business and employee spending via virtual and physical Visa cards
  • Provide eligible businesses with fast working capital through an in-wallet credit line

“Completing the acquisition of NEAT represents a significant step forward in expanding our platform’s global capabilities for small and medium businesses,” said Arik Shtilman, CEO and co-founder of Rapyd. “As SMBs have evolved into increasingly complex and ambitious enterprises, the tools they require must advance as well in order to keep pace with the demands of this new wave of ‘micro-multinationals.’ We will continue to add more tools to our network in order to continue to support these growing businesses.”