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New Member: Baobab Group joins SME Finance Forum to unleash the potential of small businesses
Washington D.C., July 9th, 2020 - We’re happy to announce that Baobab Group joined the SME Finance Forum global membership network. The Forum brings together development financial institutions, banks, and fintechs from around the world to support SMEs through knowledge exchange, policy change, and impactful partnerships. “At SME Finance Forum we...
ICSB Annual Global Micro, Small, Medium-Sized Enterprises Report
The International Council for Small Business (ICSB), in June 2016, convened a small business panel at its 61st World Congress at the United Nations, in New York City. This report is the continuation of the ICSB’s work since 2016 with the goal of bringing all stakeholders and partners together in one place, with one mission, and one focus: to help...
Member News: nanopay joins the SME Finance Forum global membership network
Washington, D.C., May 19th, 2020 – nanopay Corporation 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. “40 percent of small and medium...
Member News: CashDirector provides free solution to secure exchange of invoice and documents for SMEs
In the spirit of #stayathome for COVID-19 response, member CashDirector has developed a very simple and pragmatic solution for MSMs, based on their Platform. DocTransfer is a platform for customers to enable a remote, secure exchange of invoices and documents with their accountant. Business owners do not need to endanger their own or the...
Industry Partners ACCIS and FEBIS join forces to increase cooperation
Two SME Finance Forum Industry Partners, ACCIS (Association of Consumer Credit Information Suppliers), and FEBIS (Federation of Business Information Services), signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a framework for co-operation to work on joint policy positions, outreach and joint promotions. Read more>
WeBank Joins 170+ Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance
Washington, D.C., February 20th, 2020 – WeBank 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. “40 percent of small and medium businesses...
Member News: AlRaedah Finance to provide a unique first of a kind financing solution to SME’s in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Member AlRaedah Finance and Geidea Solutions team up to provide POS financing across the Kingdom 31st January 2020 -- Riyadh -- AlRaedah Finance and Geidea Solutions today signed a collaboration agreement for providing Point of Sale (POS) financing to SME’s across the Kingdom. Representing AlRaedah Finance, Paul Melotto, AlRaedah CEO and Abdulaziz...
A recap on Wells Fargo, Size Up, Veem and Kountable Study Visit
The SME Finance Forum’s immersion visit to Wells Fargo , a member of the Forum, was successfully organized and held on January 22-23, 2020 in San Francisco, California with the participation of 12 representatives from seven institutions and five countries, namely BRAC Bank, Equity Bank, PhilipBank, PPCBank, Accion, Acremac, and Experian. I was...
Fintech Group Joins 170 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance
Washington, D.C., January 28th, 2020 – Fintech Group 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. “40 percent of small and medium businesses...
Future of Banking and Fintech - Thought Leadership Series - Business Reporter
Business Reporter, a UK based B2B media outlet are producing the ‘global Future of Banking & FinTech filmed thought leadership series’ in 2020, a series of interviews and on-location documentaries aimed at educating business owners globally on the innovation trends that are reshaping the way financial services are structured, provided and used...