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Shepherd Announces Technology Partnership With Veem for Digital Contractor Payments

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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shepherd, the leading headhunter agency for finding top overseas talent for small- and medium-sized businesses, today announced a technology partnership with Veem to enable companies that use Shepherd to easily pay their overseas contractors. 

The Shepherd solution provides the liaison small business companies need to hire top talent in the Philippines. Providing the resources and 10+ years of experience in finding the best fit both in work culture and talent, Shepherd is the remote workplace platform that small businesses are relying on to build relationships to hire overseas. With the addition of Veem, both the business and the contractor can now pay and receive their payments in USD or local currency as quickly as sending an email.

With multiple currencies supported across a multitude of countries, no fees to send or receive, and truly competitive international foreign exchange rates, the Veem partnership will make it easier for Shepherd’s small business and contractor customers to send and receive payments digitally. The end user can choose from a variety of convenient payment methods, including bank transfers, mass payouts, Faster ACH, credit/debit cards, checks and wallets. 

“At Veem, we create solutions that help businesses and contractors ensure payments are received on time, every time with easy-to-use global payment solutions,” said Marwan Forzley, CEO of Veem.

“Hiring remote employees is challenging and time-consuming. At Shepherd, we take the guesswork out of the equation and help founders hire the best remote talent at a fraction of the local cost,” said Marshall Haas, Shepherd’s CEO and co-founder.

Veem payments are available now to all users of the Shepherd community, both contractors and businesses alike will be able to send digital payments seamlessly across seas.

About Shepherd

Shepherd helps businesses find top overseas talent for a fraction of the local cost. With more than 10 years of delegation experience, a team of professional talent assessors, and a seamless vetting process, Shepherd makes hiring remote employees fast and convenient for small to medium enterprises. With Shepherd, businesses can get more tasks done and grow sustainably.

About Veem

Trusted by more than 700,000 businesses in over 100 countries, Veem is the market leader in automating accounts payables and receivables for businesses. Started with the intention of making business payments as simple as sending an email, Veem has revolutionized the way businesses pay and get paid around the world by empowering business owners, accountants, and finance professionals to take control of their payment processes. Veem levels the playing field by providing enterprise-level payment tools to small businesses. Designed with data security and privacy in mind, Veem adheres to strict compliance, privacy and data protection practices and holds all required federal and state licenses.