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Fractal Labs Joins SME Finance Forum to help spur innovation and promote SMEs growth

Washington, D.C., November 13, 2019Fractal 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. 

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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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BFA is about to conclude our FIBR (Financial Inclusion on Business Runways) Project, an innovative R&D initiative which sought to demonstrate how smartphones can accelerate and deepen financial inclusion in developing countries. When we launched the FIBR Project in 2015, we outlined a set of assumptions about how increased connectivity and...
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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
Virtusa Joins 160 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance
Washington, D.C., September 18, 2019 – Virtusa 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. “Two hundred million businesses worldwide need...
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.
Camko Joins 160 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance
Washington, D.C., September 16th, 2019 – Camko 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...
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...
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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...