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Video: Tax Implications of Blockchain
As cryptocurrencies have exploded in popularity, so have questions regarding their tax implications. In addition, given the digital asset’s global nature, many questions are being asked about how the harmonisation of tax policy could play out. Caroline Malcolm, Senior Advisor on Tax and Digitalisation at the OECD, talks about the tax implications...
Gigas Pitches Its Fintech Services at the Global SME Finance Forum 2018
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, Gigas’ Co-Founder and CEO, Diego Cabezudo, demoed the company's services at the TechPitch on November 6. Gigas is cloud computing and provides an innovative and powerful cloud solution with superior local technical support in Spain and Spanish-speaking markets. The Forum's TechPitch provided an opportunity...
Digital Tnsurance in 2018: Driving Real Impact with Digital and Analytics
Highlights from articles this year show the progress that has been made in reinventing the insurance landscape—and suggest more disruption to come. This Mckinsey article extracts points from the Digital insurance in 2018: Driving real impact with digital and analytics report. It discusses: Claims in the digital age: How insurers can get started...
Member News: CreditEase Wealth Management Awarded Best Social Impact Project in Wealth and Society in China
SME Finance Forum member CreditEase Wealth Management received the Best Social Impact Project in Wealth and Society in China award at The Global Wealth and Society Awards 2018. The London-based Global Wealth and Society Awards Programme seeks to recognize high and ultra-high net-worth individuals who use their wealth to bring about positive...
Guppy Pitches Its Fintech Services at the Global SME Finance Forum 2018
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, Guppy's CEO and Founder, Sanjib Kalita, demoed the company's services at the TechPitch on November 6. Guppy is a blockchain based data bureau, currently on a live testing mode for partners. The Forum's TechPitch provided an opportunity for 13 innovative fintechs to demo their product to global and emerging...
Can Online Dispute Resolution Change the Way Global MSMEs Do Business?
While alternative dispute resolution has exploded in popularity for larger businesses, it hasn’t found its way to the MSME community. As a friend in the arbitration business said recently, “micro businesses couldn’t afford the coffee at most arbitration centers.” But the emerging field of online dispute resolution, or ODR, promises to change the...
INVYO Pitches Its Fintech Services at the Global SME Finance Forum 2018
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, INVYO's Co-Founder and COO, Xavier Gomez, demoed the company's services at the TechPitch on November 6. INVYO provides financial institutions with predictive analytics, sourcing, competitive and business intelligence tools, on Fintech companies. The Forum's TechPitch provided an opportunity for 13...
 Whitepaper: State of Open Banking
In this whitepaper, Lendit Fintech explores the progression of open banking and the impact it will have on the financial competitive landscape. According to the study, open banking will restructure the industry in terms of business models and services created through collaboration. Key elements discussed in the report include: Drivers and benefits...
SME-Focused Development Banks: Five Key Missions in a Time of Change
In recent years, there has been a renewed appreciation for the critical role SME-focused development banks play in the economies of many countries. Besides supplying much-needed capital to businesses during times of crisis and recession, development banks are increasingly supporting essential change. This paper looks at five societal missions...
Member News: Funding Circle Partners on New Reporting Platform
SME Finance Forum member, Funding Circle partnered with top fintech reporting and analytics platform, dv01. According to the article, the partnership will allow institutional investors who use dv01 to conduct analysis on marketplace lending and mortgage loans and bonds to access Funding Circle's US SME loan performance data on dv01. Investors will...