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New member: TransCapital Joins the SME Finance Forum to Support Operations of Small Business Owners
Rural & Agriculture Finance
Trade Finance
Washington D.C., June 10, 2021 - Transcapital 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...
PayAlly Strengthens International Payments Offering through New Partnership with Banking Circle
Supply & Value Chain Finance
Digital Transformation
PayAlly , the fully integrated payments ecosystem for SMEs is using Banking Circle solutions to improve its multi-currency B2B cross border payments services. In particular, the new partnership gives PayAlly access to a wider choice of payment rails through the Banking Circle super-correspondent banking network, thereby improving the speed and...
New member: Slovene Enterprise Fund (SEF) joins the SME Finance Forum to provide financial and substantive incentives for SMEs
Guarantees
Washington D.C., June 8, 2021 - Slovene Enterprise Fund (SEF) 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...
Global SME Finance Awards Deadline Extended to June 25
The SME Finance Forum, organizer of Global SME Finance Awards, announced today that the final entry deadline for the Global SME Finance Awards 2021 has been extended to June 25th. “As we look to recover from the impact of COVID-19, we are cognizant of the challenges posed to business and activities, therefore we decided to extend the deadline to...
10x1000 Online Learning Platform Officially Launched
Financial Inclusion
Fintech
10x1000 Tech for Inclusion is an open fintech learning platform sponsored by member Ant Group and IFC that enables learners to become drivers of digital economic growth. Its mission is to train 1,000 emerging talents and tech leaders each year for the next ten years. On May 24th, 2021, Ant Group officially launched the 10x1000 online learning...
Warm welcome to our new Member Banco Solidario logo, SME Finance Forum 220+ members
Washington D.C., May 26, 2021 - Banco Solidario 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...
Save the date for the Global SME Finance Forum 2021: Greening SME Finance
Sustainable Finance
Global SME Finance Forum 2021 – Greening SME Finance – October 18 th to 21st As the governments around the world are wrestling to contain the spread of COVID-19 and its unprecedented impacts on people’s lives and the economies around the globe, this crisis also provides a unique opportunity to build a greener, more sustainable and more resilient...
HPD Lendscape Deepens Commitment to Italian Market by Becoming Official Member of Assifact, the Italian Factoring Association
Fintech
HPD Lendscape , a leading international secured-lending platform vendor, announces that it has become an official member of Assifact , the Italian Factoring Association. The announcement comes at a time when HPD Lendscape is particularly focused on serving the Southern European market, having recently also become an official member of The Spanish...
Hivos-Triodos Fund Moves Forward with Its Own ‘Green New Deal’
Rural & Agriculture Finance
Sustainable Finance
Triodos Investment Management and Hivos have signed a new five-year strategic agreement for Hivos-Triodos Fund , further strengthening the fund’s focus on financing successful renewable energy and sustainable agriculture businesses in developing countries. Founded in 1994 by Triodos Bank and Hivos, Hivos-Triodos Fund has been at the forefront of...
Opportunity International social media card
Financial Inclusion
Sustainable Finance
Opportunity International joins the SME Finance Forum, which offers a new pathway to help more families who are living in poverty to build sustainable livelihoods and access quality education for their children. Washington D.C., May 4th, 2021 - Opportunity International joins the SME Finance Forum as the newest member of our global membership...