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Creditinfo Joins SME Finance Forum, a Global Network of 170 Financial Institutions, to Promote SME Finance 

Washington, D.C., January 7th, 2020Creditinfo 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 worldwide struggle to get access to the credit and capital that they need to grow their enterprises. We are thrilled to welcome Creditinfo to our network of more than 160 members who are working to eliminate the finance gap for SMEs,” said Matthew Gamser, CEO of the Forum. 

Creditinfo has more than 20 years of experience in both emerging and mature markets. The company specializes in providing intelligent information, software, and analytic solutions to facilitate access to finance in the 30+ countries that it serves. “Creditinfo has always believed in SMEs as a core pillar of overall economic welfare and as an engine of growth. We have witnessed beautiful things happen when SMEs are empowered to use contemporary, smart, and innovative solutions in their daily risk management decision-making. We are truly looking forward to joining this community and, first and foremost, learning from our peers so that we can progress together,” said Stefano M. Stoppani, CEO of Creditinfo Group. 

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

About SME Finance Forum
The SME Finance Forum was established by the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) in 2012 as a knowledge center for data, research and best practice in promoting SME finance. As an implementing partner for the GPFI, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) was tasked with managing the initiative. 

About Creditinfo

Established in 1997 and headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland, Creditinfo is a provider of credit information and risk management solutions worldwide. As one of the fastest growing companies in its field, Creditinfo facilitates access to finance through intelligent information, software, and analytics solutions. With more than 33 credit bureaus running today, Creditinfo has the largest global presence in the field of credit risk management. The company, in coordination with its multiple subsidiaries, has developed numerous products and services from official and customer information sources to facilitate best practice decision-making in credit risk management, and has been the preferred partner of local credit bureaus. 

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