Washington D.C., June 17th, 2021- Gojo joins the SME Finance Forum as the newest member of our global membership network. Our members are SME Financing experts from 80+ countries who share the common goal of expanding access to finance to small businesses worldwide through knowledge exchange and innovation.
“The SME Finance Forum is a global body where our members network and exchange knowledge with each other to facilitate access to finance for under-served SMEs. We are honored to welcome Gojo to our network of over 220 active members who are diligently supporting the financing of SME development and success worldwide,” said Matthew Gamser, CEO of the SME Finance Forum.
Aiming to create a world where everyone can determine their future, Gojo enables financial inclusion by helping financial service providers succeed. As a holding company, Gojo provides capital to its global partners. The company facilitates learning in finance, management consulting, and technology to support partner company management and new business initiatives.
“Over a billion people today are excluded from financial services. Thus, Gojo exists to extend financial inclusion to everyone in the world, expanding freedom for people. We believe that joining SME Finance Forum now is good timing to nurture ourselves with innovative knowledge from the industry and collaboration with peer institutions,” said Taejun Shin, Representative Director & CEO of Gojo.
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.
To see all SME Finance Forum members, please visit: https://www.smefinanceforum.org/members/member-list
Gojo & Company, Inc. (“Gojo” or the “Company”) is a Tokyo-based holding company of seven inclusive financial service providers operating in Cambodia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and India. Founded in 2014, Gojo is one of the fastest-growing financial inclusion platforms globally with the long-term goal to serve high-quality, affordable financial services for 100+ million unserved and underserved people in 50+ countries by 2030. The Company has grown through the support and funding from leading Japanese institutional investors and development finance institutions. Most recently, it globalized its investor base by welcoming international institutional investors in 2020. The group serves more than half a million customers (more than 95% of whom are women).
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