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Convera Partners with Smart Cities Council as Global Member, Paving the Way for Smarter Financial Transfers.

Submitted by Robyn Francis on October 3, 2023


Washington, DC, 04 October – Convera, one of leading providers of advanced currency solutions working to make moving money safe and simple, is pleased to announce its global membership with the Smart Cities Council. This strategic collaboration between Convera and the Smart Cities Council sets the stage for accelerated advancements in the world of seamless and sophisticated financial transfers.

As a global member of the Smart Cities Council, Convera will actively contribute its expertise in delivering payment solutions that mitigate risks associated with FX transfers while spanning the globe. The partnership aims to drive discussions around and facilitate the implementation of Convera's services, ultimately benefiting organizations and advancing the realm of global financial transfers.

Convera's suite of financial transfer solutions empowers organizations to streamline their payment processes, manage risks effectively, and ensure seamless cross-border transactions. This suite leverages Convera's event-driven architecture to facilitate real-time data processing, ensuring that financial transactions are executed efficiently and securely.

By collaborating with the Smart Cities Council, Convera will tap into the organization's extensive network of industry leaders, government officials, and financial experts to promote the adoption of Convera's financial transfer services. Through participation in global forums, workshops, and conferences, Convera will share its insights, best practices, and success stories, contributing to the collective knowledge base and fostering collaboration among stakeholders.

"We are thrilled to become a global member of the Smart Cities Council," said Justin Hall, Head of Partnerships, APAC at Convera. "This partnership represents a significant milestone in our commitment to providing seamless and sophisticated financial transfer solutions for organizations worldwide. By working closely with the Smart Cities Council and its esteemed members, we aim to accelerate the adoption of our services and facilitate the exchange of ideas and expertise to address the challenges and opportunities in the realm of global financial transfers."

"As the financial landscape continues to evolve, the Smart Cities Council plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of financial transactions by providing thought leadership, resources, and frameworks to guide the development of efficient and secure payment solutions. The inclusion of Convera as a global member will enhance the Council's capabilities in driving financial advancements and encouraging collaboration among public and private sector stakeholders."

About Convera: 

Convera makes moving money so easy that any company in the world can grow with confidence. As one of the largest non-bank B2B cross-border payments companies in the world serving more than 30,000 customers, we leverage decades of industry expertise and technology-led payment solutions to help our customers capture more value with every transaction—simply, securely, smartly.  For more information about Convera and their financial transfer solutions, please visit

About the Smart Cities Council: 

The Smart Cities Council is a global coalition of industry leaders, government officials, and financial experts dedicated to advancing the realm of efficient and secure financial transactions. The Council provides a platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and best practices to accelerate the adoption of advanced payment solutions worldwide. Through its programs, resources, and events, the Council promotes innovation and the integration of technology to address the evolving landscape of global financial transfers. For more information, please visit

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