News

Search

News

Green and white Inclusive fintech 50
Fintech
The Inclusive Fintech 50 competition is extending the application deadline to Friday, July 30th. The Inclusive Fintech 50 initiative leverages a competitive process led by an independent judging panel of experts to identify 50 early-stage fintechs driving financial inclusion and resilience. It is looking for early-stage fintechs in advanced or...
RCBC new achievement
Digital Financial Services
RCBC is majority-owned by the Yuchengco Group of Companies, one of the largest conglomerates in Southeast Asia. It is among the largest private domestic banks in the Philippines in terms of assets. RCBC has just bagged another global recognition. It is recognized as the Best SME Banking Brand by Global Brands Magazine Awards for their Customer...
Funding Options CEO photo
Digital Financial Services
Funding Options is the leading marketplace for business finance, helping businesses across the UK and Netherlands find the right funding with the help of 100 lender partners. By teaming up with energy comparison site Love Energy Savings, Funding Options is starting off by enabling API handovers to help customers find a better deal. “Finance is...
mercadolibre social media card
Digital Financial Services
Washington D.C., July, 22nd, 2021- MercadoLibre 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. “40 percent of small and medium...
Kountable social media card
Fintech
Washington D.C., July 20th, 2021 - Kountable 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. “40 percent of small and medium...
RCBC blue logo
Digital Financial Services
Digital Transformation
RCBC is majority-owned by the Yuchengco Group of Companies, one of the largest conglomerates in Southeast Asia. It is among the largest private domestic banks in the Philippines in terms of assets. In 2019, RCBC tapped data analytics and cloud-based technology to simplify its loan processing. These initiatives have enabled the bank to offer...
local leader action plan of silver lining
Covid-19
Silver Lining works with banks, lenders and economic development agencies to ensure that the SMEs they serve have access to the comprehensive support that they need to really succeed. Covid-19 has had a dramatic impact on cities, communities, and economies and the micro and small businesses within them. While all have been affected, business...
A phone with KoinWorks's mobile app
Digital Transformation
Established in 2016 by Benedicty Haryono and Willy Arifin, Koinworks has had a very clear target group right from the start: meeting the needs of the underserved SME sector in Indonesia. KoinWorks has developed a P2P online platform, connecting borrowers (SMEs) to retail lenders, so that small businesses can get access to credit. Currently, around...
People are recycling
Supply & Value Chain Finance
Sustainable Finance
In recognition of Global Recycling Day on March 18, beverage company Coca-Cola South Africa and blockchain-based supply chain and economic passport platform BanQu are rolling out a payment platform to financially empower informal waste reclaimers and buyback centers in a boost to the local recycling sector. Global Recycling Day highlights the...
Liwwa client Amina Mango
Fintech
Member Triodos Investment Management recently announced that Triodos Microfinance Fund and Triodos Fair Share Fund have provided a USD 2.2 million debt facility to United Liwwa (Liwwa) in Jordan, an innovative fintech company that provides fast, affordable credit to small businesses via a ‘tech and touch’ approach. Access to finance remains one of...