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Supply & Value Chain Finance
Financial Times recently published an article on Supply Chain Finance, featuring Kevin Day, CEO of member HPD LendScape . The Australian financier behind the now collapsed finance group Greensill Capital pitched his business as an agent of “technological disruption” that aimed at “democratizing capital.” But what Lex Greensill was actually...
NEERA
Financial Inclusion
Gender Finance
Member Prime Bank is diligently providing hygiene and safety equipment to the underprivileged women of the society, as part of its effort to fight COVID-19 and ensure woman health under the initiative “NEERA.” As part of “Month of Neera” initiative, marking International Women’s Day, officials of different branches of Prime Bank have visited the...
New member: RCBC joins the SME Finance Forum to facilitate Filipino SMEs’ digitalization
Sustainable Finance
Washington D.C., April 1st, 2021 - Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) 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...
New Member -  ITC joins the SME Finance Forum to promote affordable SME access to financing for sustainable trade and enterprise development
Sustainable Finance
Washington D.C., 29 March 2021- We are pleased to announce that the International Trade Centre (ITC) is joining the SME Financing Forum. ITC , with Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations with responsibility for sustainable trade and enterprise development. ITC has a...
cloud-based-platform
Digital Financial Services
Our member, Banking Circle , a financial infrastructure provider, announces that it is now completely cloud-based, with all aspects of its infrastructure hosted within Microsoft Azure. This infrastructure includes its purpose-built, cloud-first, cross-border payments platform, which delivers greater speed, enhanced functionality, and a more...
New Member - YCASH joins the SME Finance Forum to enhance humanitarian transfers and provide innovative financial solutions to its clients in Yemen
Financial Inclusion
Washington D.C., March 25th, 2021 - National Cash Transfer Co. (YCASH) 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...
New Member - FIMBank joins the SME Finance Forum to enrich the trade financing resources for MSMEs across regions.
Trade Finance
Washington D.C., March 24th- FIMBank 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. “40 percent of small and medium businesses...
Creditinfo-and-LLCP-announcement
Credit Risk & Scoring
Fintech
Our member, Creditinfo Group , the leading global credit information and decision analytics provider, announces that the private equity firm, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) , has become its new majority shareholder. The firm will help Creditinfo Group to keep expanding operations and support financial institutions with a full suite of...
factoring
Trade Finance
Fintech
Our member, HPD LendScape , a leading international secured-lending platform vendor, announces that it has become an official member of the Spanish Association of Factoring (AEF) . As HPD LendScape mainly focuses on serving the Iberian market, the membership ensures that the company can provide high-level services to banks and financial...
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Fintech
Investree , a pioneer Indonesian financial technology firm driving financial inclusion through the digital space, now broadens its marketplace to Thailand. Thailand’s Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the license for Investree (Thailand) Co. Ltd. to operate as a crowdfunding platform in Thailand effective 23 February 2021. This...