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ACREMAC Joins 160+ Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance 

Washington, D.C., December 12th, 2019ACREMAC 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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Fractal Labs Joins SME Finance Forum to help spur innovation and promote SMEs growth
Washington, D.C., November 13, 2019 – Fractal Labs has joined 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. “40 percent of small and medium businesses worldwide struggle...
Member News: Standard Chartered partners Sage to launch cashflow solution for SMEs
Member Standard Chartered has partnered with Sage to launch a cashflow solution with loan prequalification for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore, aimed to help them better anticipate and address funding needs. The solution, Sage CashView , combines cashflow reporting tools with a prequalification to apply for Standard...
Member News: Bitbond successfully paid out Germany’s first bond coupon on-chain
Member Bitbond, a Berlin-based Fintech company that leverages blockchain technology, announced that they successfully paid out Germany's first bond coupon on-chain by sending funds to their token holders' stellar accounts . Earlier this year they pioneered European debt capital markets by issuing Germany’s first compliant security token. Read more...
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Member Mastercard and Rabobank announced a strategic partnership to give one million farmers in emerging markets access to a digital platform that makes it easier for them to sell their produce for a fair price. The platform builds on the current Mastercard Farmer Network and will be enriched by Rabobank’s expertise and reach in the food and...
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Kabbage founders raise $11M for Drum, an SMB marketplace for sourcing salespeople, goods and services. Two serial entrepreneurs who have already built one big startup catering to SMBs — loans platform Kabbage — are launching another effort to help fill that gap. Drum, billed as a marketplace for businesses both to source sales people and sell...
Infini Joins 160 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance
Washington, D.C., September 23rd, 2019 – Infini 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...
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Buhle Goslar, the newly appointed CEO of JUMO, on how this South African fintech has to date raised over $100 million from investors and also managed to successfully expand into Asia. Read more here . Article via iAfrikan.com
Member News: DBS uses blockchain platform to resolve cash-flow problems for SMEs
DBS Bank is to offer multi-tier financing on a logistics blockchain platform named Rong-E Lian, to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in China get faster access to trade financing. Article via Finextra.
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Ecobank has partnered with Kazang Zambia to offer affordable banking services outside the normal business hours. Introducing the Ecobank Xpress Point in partnership with Kazang, the bank’s managing director for Zambia, Kola Adeleke, said the service will avail customers with convenient and efficient banking channels in their localities. Article...
ESAF Small Finance Bank Joins 160 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance 
Washington, D.C., September 12th, 2019 – ESAF Small Finance 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...