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La CGEM et la IFC_org s’allient pour stimuler l’employabilité des femmes. 

S’exprimant lors d’une conférence organisée conjointement par la CGEM et la SFI, membre du Groupe de la Banque mondiale, Qadiri a souligné que l’égalité des sexes contribuera à réduire les disparités hommes-femmes qui existent actuellement et à promouvoir la croissance de l’économie marocaine.

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Fintech Vietnam Startup Map 2019
With 35 startups and platforms, payments is the most populated fintech segment. Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is the second largest fintech segment in Vietnam with over 20 startups. Blockchain and cryptocurrency is another area mentioned in this article that witnessed significant traction in the past years. See the map in this article >>
Member News: Mastercard and ING Turkey to make it possible for SMEs to use their android smart phones as POS devices.
Member Mastercard and ING Turkey have partnered to allow MSMEs to use their android smart phones as POS devices. In order to accept card payments through their mobile devices, merchants have to be ING customers and will need to download ING application.
Member News: Fidor Solutions and AIFCA sign a Memorandum of Understanding to drive fintech innovation in Central Asia
Astana International Financial Centre Authority (AIFCA) and Fidor Solutions today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch fintech programmes in Kazakhstan and promote economic development across Central Asia. This MoU was signed in Nur-Sultan, during the launch of the Fintech Summit of the Astana Finance Days. This MoU foresees AIFC...
Vietnam Ranks 1st in Asia, 6th of 53 in Female Business Ownership
According to a recent Mastercard study titled the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2018, 31.3% of businesses in Vietnam are owned by women. The figure places the nation sixth out of 53 surveyed economies, ahead most of Europe, the US, China and all other Asian nations (if we consider Russia part of Europe). Ghana tops the list worldwide at...
AlRaedah Finance Joins 150 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance
Washington, D.C. June 26, 2019 – AlRaedah Finance 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...
Tough task for Kenya in race to raise credit for small businesses
Kenya lags behind sub-Saharan Africa in credit provision to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), highlighting the funding challenges facing local entrepreneurs, a new report shows. The report, ‘The Mobile: Deeping Financial Inclusion But at a High Cost’ shows that the total credit as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP) stands at...
Dropee partners Grab financial for SME business financing product
Dropee, a Malaysian B2B eCommerce marketplace that digitises supply chain to better connect businesses, announced a partnership with Grab Financial in launching SME Business Financing. The initiative seeks to provide business financing to Dropee’s merchants and retailers who have successfully applied to procure inventories on Dropee’s B2B platform...
FSB Examines Effects of Post-Crisis Reforms on SME Financing
SME lending growth has resumed in recent years, and access to external finance for SMEs appears to have improved, particularly in advanced economies. The FSB (Financial Stability Board) has delivered a report to the G20 examining the effects of the post-crisis regulatory reforms on SME financing. The evaluation is part of a broader FSB examination...
MFC Annual Conference 2019: Demystifying Digital in Microfinance
Warsaw (Poland), 06 June 2019 - On the 30th and 31st of May 2019, the Microfinance Centre (MFC) held its 22nd Annual Conference to explore the implications of the digital revolution on financial and social inclusion. The event welcomed 409 delegates to Istanbul (Turkey) representing EU bodies, MFIs, NGOs, investors and FinTechs from 46 countries...
FMO Entrepreneurial Development Bank Joins 150 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance
Washington, D.C. June 4, 2019 – FMO Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) 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...