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Member News: Basware Deepens Accounts Payable Analytics
SME Finane Forum member Basware, the global leader in networked source-to-pay solutions, e-invoicing and innovative financing services, has further enhanced its industry-leading Analytics solution and can now provide actionable insights to manage KPIs and workloads in AP departments and financial shared service centers. With the updated version...
2019 Global Survey -Overcoming the Trade Finance Gap: Root Causes and Remedies
BNY Mellon released its "Overcoming the Trade Finance Gap: Root Causes and Remedies" report, which finds that the trade finance gap remains a significant issue for global trade, according to 100 global, regional, and domestic banks, specialist trade providers and other market participants responding to its survey. The $1.5 trillion global trade...
Mastercard VP Shares How Partnering with Strands is Helping SMEs with Cash Flow Management
Jay Singer is Senior Vice President, Global Small Business Segment at Mastercard. In this role, he leads the global development and commercialization of the Mastercard innovative commercial products and solutions that serve small businesses. In an article, Singer speaks of how poor cash flow management is one of the top reasons small businesses...
Q-Lana Joins 150 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance
Washington, D.C. March 19, 2019 –  Q-Lana 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 to...
Digital Commerce and Youth Employment in Africa
The Mastercard Foundation in partnership with BFA released Digital Commerce and Youth Employment in Africa, new research that shows 80 million young people will benefit from the rise of digital commerce in Africa by 2030. These findings indicate that the digital commerce sector has the potential of disrupting the future of work on the continent...
Member News: Strands Reveals Industry-First Insights Generator
SME Finance Forum member, Strands, launched a new generation of Engager, an implementation that transforms every interaction into a guided and meaningful conversation, transforming complex data into relevant customer insights and added-value solutions in real time. Engager 2.0. offers a novel way to engage with users on a new level –benefiting...
CashDirector Joins 150 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance
Washington, D.C. February 12, 2019 –  CashDirector 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...
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...
INVYO Pitches Its Fintech Services at the Global SME Finance Forum 2018
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, INVYO's Co-Founder and COO, Xavier Gomez, demoed the company's services at the TechPitch on November 6. INVYO provides financial institutions with predictive analytics, sourcing, competitive and business intelligence tools, on Fintech companies. The Forum's TechPitch provided an opportunity for 13...