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Digital Financial Services
Payments
Washington D.C., September 14th, 2021 - Visa Inc. joins the SME Finance Forum as the newest member of our global membership network. Our members are SME financing experts from 80+ countries who share the common goal of expanding access to finance to small businesses worldwide through knowledge exchange and innovation. “The SME Finance Forum is a...
Fintech Group launched “Kapilink”, in partnership with 4thWave
Fintech
Fintech International Group , a leading enterprise technology solutions provider in Africa has announced their partnership with 4thWave, a Canada-based Finance and Banking As-A-Service Platform provider. Through this partnership, Fintech is launching Kapilink – an innovative Digital Platform that brings together lenders and businesses to...
Save the date for the 5th International MENA Guarantee Conference 2021 - Virtual Event
Guarantees
Credit Guarantees in MENA: Rebuilding SMEs post COVID - Virtual Event 5th International MENA Guarantee Conference 2021 – September 6 th to 7 th , 2021 - 2PM (Saudi Arabia) GMT+3 The COVID-19 pandemic hit Middle Eastern small business hard: survey data collected by the Rand Corporation during the first wave of the pandemic in June 2020 found that...
ICT news - Youth Ecopreneur Call for applications
Youth Entrepreneurship
International Trade Center (ITC) is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. It is the only development agency that is fully dedicated to supporting the internationalization of SMEs. ITC is calling for applications on its Youth Ecopreneur Awards. The Youth Ecopreneur Awards are a green business award competition...
Global SME Finance Forum 2021 is Open for Registration!
Sustainable Finance
Global SME Finance Forum 2021 is Now Open for Registration! Theme: Greening SME Finance Date: October 18 th to 21st The Global SME Finance Forum is the largest, most technically in-depth, and geographically diverse conference on SME financing hosted around the world each year. Last year, as COVID-19 ushered the world unexpectedly, we decided to...
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Islamic Banking
IsDB Group is a multilateral development bank working to improve the lives of those they serve by promoting social and economic development in Member countries and Muslim communities worldwide, delivering impact at scale. Dr. Mohammed Sulaiman Al-Jasser has been appointed as the new head of the Islamic Development Bank for the next five years. He...
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Financial Inclusion
FintechOS is an end-to-end provider of SaaS-based front, middle and back office financial technology. FintechOS serves 40+ institutions - banks and insurers - in 20 markets and has offices in London, Amsterdam and Bucharest. FintechOS announced a $10 million investment from the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, as part of its $60 million...
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Financial Inclusion
When IDLC joined the SME Finance Forum in 2015 as a founding member, our global membership network comprised only 70 SME-oriented institutions from 34 countries. Since then, the membership network of the SME Finance Forum has grown steadily. In fact, the SME Finance Forum has just welcomed its 230th member institution. SME finance experts and...
PORTRAITS OF TWO FEMALE LEADERS
Digital Financial Services
FCMB (First City Monument Bank) is a bank-led financial services group, headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, with operating companies divided along three business groups: commercial and retail banking, investment banking and asset / wealth management. First City Monument Bank Limited has appointed Mrs. Oluwatoyin Olaiya as executive director, risk...
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Fintech
Washington D.C., August 5th, 2021- Nomanini joins the SME Finance Forum as the newest member of our global membership network. Our members are SME Financing experts from 80+ countries who share the common goal of expanding access to finance to small businesses worldwide through knowledge exchange and innovation. “When we started in 2012, we were...