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Banco BNI Europa Joins 150 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance

Banco BNI Europa Joins 150 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance

Washington, D.C. May 28, 2019 – Banco BNI Europa 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 to invest, grow and create new jobs. We are proud to have Banco BNI Europa join our network of 150 members who work to expand access to finance for small and medium businesses,” said Matthew Gamser, CEO of the Forum. 

Banco BNI Europa is a Portugal-based “Challenger Bank” whose mission is to offer customers a modern, digital, low-cost banking platform with innovative banking products, tailored to their needs.

Banco BNI Europa is strategically changing the landscape of traditional banking by collaborating with fintech businesses to launch new products using the latest technology in risk analysis, time-to-market and customer service. 

Today, Banco BNI Europa is the digital bank with the highest growth rate in Portugal. 

“As an active lender in the SME space, we find it vital to partner with organizations that create opportunities to expand access to finance for SMEs,” said Pedro Pinto Coelho, CEO of Banco BNI Europa. 

To see all SME Finance Forum members, please visit: https://www.smefinanceforum.org/members/member-list 

About SME Finance Forum 
The Forum operates 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. Its members share a common commitment to advancing finance so that small and medium enterprises can flourish and grow. The SME Finance Forum was established by the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) in 2012 and is managed by the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group).

About Banco BNI Europa 
Banco BNI Europa is a Portuguese Portugal-based challenger bank whose mission is to offer customers a modern digital low-cost banking platform and innovative banking products, tailored to their needs. The Bank is geared towards innovation, persisting in creating new tools, methodologies, products and services, which put them at the forefront of the financial market. 

Media Contact 
Carmen Smith 
csmith11@ifc.org

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