ING Belgium partners up with Zervant and Basware for ING Invoice Solutions

This user-friendly invoice tool will be accessible on pc, tablet and ensures a maximum of control on the invoices.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 —

In line with the ING strategy to enable our business clients to stay a step ahead in life and in business, ING Belgium partnered with Zervant and Basware for the launch of a new digital service, called ING Invoice Solutions. With this online platform, companies will be able to significantly decrease the time for creating, sending and monitoring invoices and ensure the follow up of payments. This user-friendly invoice tool will be accessible on pc, tablet and ensures a maximum of control on the invoices. Managing effortlessly invoices enables professionals to focus more on the core of their activities.

ING Invoice Solutions has been set up by ING Belgium in collaboration with Basware, a world leader in electronic invoicing and Zervant, a fintech startup that develops software that is used by 100.000 entrepreneurs in 48 countries, with core markets in Sweden, Finland, Germany, France, UK and Austria.

For Finnish fintech start-up Zervant it is their first major deal with a leading European bank. This partnership enables ING Belgium to acquire the rights to integrate Zervant’s invoicing software, which is currently used by small businesses and entrepreneurs throughout Europe. Meaning it can be offered to ING Belgium’s business clients via its owned channels.

Basware is a leader in providing purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions in the world of commerce. With their software, small businesses to corporate giants across all industries can simplify and streamline key financial processes to strengthen control, reduce costs and gain proactive insight into cash flows, as well as improve buyer-supplier relationships.

With this introduction, ING Invoice Solutions will be offered for free to all ING Belgium’s clients until 31st August 2016. After this trial period, clients can decide ,on a monthly base, to continue with the service.

Rik Vandenberghe, CEO ING Belgium: “ING Invoice Solutions is yet another example of how ING Belgium is creating a differentiating customer experience. By offering our customers the possibility to simplify their invoicing we are taking our services a step further. When it comes to innovation, we strongly believe in collaboration. The partnerships with Zervant and Basware allow us to go beyond traditional banking and to respond to the changing needs of our clients.” 

This co-operation strengthens Zervant’s position as a leading online invoicing software in Europe. At the same time, this is a significant step forward for us and will give small and medium sized businesses the opportunity to benefit from the advantages of e-invoicing in Belgium”, says Zervant co-founder and CEO Mattias Hansson. 

Through our cooperation, ING Belgium is able to offer their customers with switch to electronic invoicing by leveraging our vast electronic invoicing network including all possible delivery channels” says Basware’s Senior Vice President (Networks) Vesa Tykkyläinen.

For more information:
ING Belgium Press Department : Tiziana Rizzo, + 32 476 966 830, pressoffice@ing.be

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