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Can Online Dispute Resolution Change the Way Global MSMEs Do Business?
While alternative dispute resolution has exploded in popularity for larger businesses, it hasn’t found its way to the MSME community. As a friend in the arbitration business said recently, “micro businesses couldn’t afford the coffee at most arbitration centers.” But the emerging field of online dispute resolution, or ODR, promises to change the...
Doing Business 2019
Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 measures aspects of regulation affecting 10 areas of everyday business activity: Starting a business Dealing with construction permits Getting electricity Registering property Getting credit Protecting minority investors Paying taxes Trading...
Inbonis Pitches Its Fintech Services at the Global SME Finance Forum 2018
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, Inbonis' CEO, Alberto Sanches, demoed the company's services at the TechPitch on November 6. Inbonis is the first Credit Rating Agency covering small businesses in the EU. The Forum's TechPitch provided an opportunity for 13 innovative fintechs to demo their product to global and emerging market investment...
OECD Data: Entrepreneurship at a Glance Highlights from 2018
This booklet presents a compilation of frequently used graphs on entrepreneurship trends and SME performance drawn from the OECD Statistics and Data Directorate’s databases of Structural and Demographic Business Statistics (SDBS), Timely Indicators of Entrepreneurship (TIE), Trade by Enterprise Characteristics (TEC), Entrepreneurship Finance...
Toolkit: Policy Making for an Inclusive Financial System
As of 2018, the number of countries publicly committed to promoting financial inclusion tops 90 and continues to grow. Many of these countries’ financial regulators and supervisors are explicitly tasked with implementing policies and strategies on financial inclusion (I) alongside their core responsibilities for promoting micro- and...
JD Finance Joins 150 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance
Washington, D.C. December 3, 2018 – JD Finance became the newest member of the SME Finance Forum, a global membership network that brings together financial institutions, technology companies, and development finance institutions to share knowledge, spur innovation, and promote the growth of SMEs. “200 million businesses worldwide need financing...
2017 Africa Cyber Security Report
In the fifth edition of the Africa Cyber Security Report themed ‘Demystifying Africa’s Cyber Security Poverty Line’, the authors take a deeper look at the financial limitations impacting many African organizations. They also provide a comprehensive analysis of the top cyber security questions for board members and executives. This report comes at...
NoviCap Pitches Its Fintech Services at the Global SME Finance Forum 2018
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, NoviCap's Co-Founder and COO, Marc Antoni Macia, demoed the company's services at the TechPitch on November 6. NoviCap is aiming to become the first pan-European invoice finance solution. The Forum's TechPitch provided an opportunity for 13 innovative fintechs to demo their product to global and emerging...
Basware Pitches Its Fintech Services at the Global SME Finance Forum 2018
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, Basware's Director, Markus Lyyra, demoed the company's services at the TechPitch on November 6. Basware is a E-invoicing / Factoring platform for SMEs. The Forum's TechPitch provided an opportunity for 13 innovative fintechs to demo their product to global and emerging market investment firms, financial...
KPMG Report: Top 10 Players in the Fast Growing Peer to-Peer (P2P) Lending Sector
KPMG Indonesia published its inaugural edition of The Fintech Edge . The first edition of the report focuses on the Top 10 players in the fast growing Peerto-Peer (P2P) lending sector. KMPG notes, that it is important the P2P players can demonstrate the right balance between protecting the lender through a strong risk management framework, good...