The 4th Episode of the Trade Finance Podcast takes place in Singapore, when both host Johan Egnell, Head of Asia at Mitigram and guest Joshua Kroeker, Chief Product Officer at Contour, are located.
- 0:52 - Introduction of the guest Josh Kroeker
- 1:52 - Introduction of Contour
- 3:21 - Current development stage
- 4:45 - Network vs Platform
- 7:22 - Scaling a network for global trade
- 8:10 - Ease of onboarding for corporates and financial institutions
- 11:01 - Balancing focus between corporate, traders and financial institutions
- 13:10 - Which entities are driving trade finance transformation?
- 17:50 - Connectivity between industry innovators
- 22:15 - Winning resistance opposing innovation
- 26:31 - Rogers diffusion of innovation bell
- 28:05 - The status of blockchain and value brought to the industry
- 29:10 - Partnerships with other solution providers
- 31:47 - What are the hurdles preventing digitisation?
- 34:59 - Goals and focus of Contour for the years to come