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The Development Bank of Rwanda 

Washington, D.C., October 16th, 2019 – The Development Bank of Rwanda 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. 

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The Development Bank of Rwanda 
Washington, D.C., October 16th, 2019 – The Development Bank of Rwanda 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...
Queen Máxima
The Global SME Finance Forum 2019 is proud and honored to welcome the participation of H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA). Since 2009, Queen Máxima has been working worldwide in her capacity as the UNSGSA to make financial services available to all,...
Equity Bank Joins 160 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance 
Washington, D.C., September 13th, 2019 – Equity Bank 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...
The Convergence of the Real and Financial Sectors in SME Finance
SME Finance Forum presents the Global SME Finance Forum 2019, taking place at Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol on October 7-9th, attended by 500+ senior executives from commercial banks, development finance institutions, fintech companies, regulators, and featuring study visits, a B2B marketplace, fintech expos, and much more. Washington D.C.,...
Meet Our Study Visit Hosts for our Global SME Finance Forum 2019
REGISTRATION OPEN NOW! Under the theme “The Convergence of the Real and Financial Sectors in SME Finance” , the Global SME Finance Forum 2019 will examine the different ways in which the real sector has entered the SME finance space, and the various ways in which financiers and regulators are coping with the “new kids on the block.” This year we...
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Bank lending to small- and medium-sized enterprises in South Korea surged nearly 30 trillion won ($25 billion) over a year on new regulations aimed to increase funding for the smaller business sector and contain household loans. Market analysts attributed the surge in banks’ SME loans to the country’s new loan-to-deposit ratio (LDR) rule,...
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FINCA Azerbaijan has opened new branches in Agdash and Barda regions on the same day within its network expansion plans. Agdash branch of FINCA Azerbaijan is located next to the building of Agdash executive authority. FINCA also organized the opening of another branch in Barda region. Country Director Timothy Tarrant mentioned in his speech: "...
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Member Kabbage — a fintech startup backed by SoftBank that has built a business around lending up to $250,000 to small and medium enterprises, using AI-based algorithms to help determine the terms of the loan —has acquired Radius Intelligence, the marketing technology firm that has built a database of information on some 20 million small and...
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Folk2Folk, a peer-to-peer lender for local, rural and SME businesses, has now surpassed £300 million in lending, according to a company release. Folk2Folk notes that it is the 3rd largest P2P Lender to UK businesses in terms of money lent. News via CrowdFundInsider.com #smefinance #smelending #p2p
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