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Money20/20 Europe 2019: Five Stories Breaking Trends
This year Money20/20 is helping you to navigate their epic Money20/20 Europe agenda with the introduction of their Money20/20 Stories – the five breaking trends they have identified that will be appearing across the agenda. If you’re thinking about how your company can deliver more meaningful innovation, you won’t want to miss this.
Mastercard VP Shares How Partnering with Strands is Helping SMEs with Cash Flow Management
Jay Singer is Senior Vice President, Global Small Business Segment at Mastercard. In this role, he leads the global development and commercialization of the Mastercard innovative commercial products and solutions that serve small businesses. In an article, Singer speaks of how poor cash flow management is one of the top reasons small businesses...
Andrew Watkins-Ball, CEO and Founder of JUMO Shares Insight on How SMES Can Grow Their Business During the SME Finance Forum 2018
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, Andrew Watkins-Ball, CEO and Founder of JUMO details how JUMO leverages customer data to ensure optimal service. Jumo is a technology business that enables banks to get to customers in new and interesting channels. They are in eight countries, most of which are in Africa. “JUMO integrates with payment...
Increasing the Role of Fintechs for Financial Inclusion
Financial inclusion and its role in economic development was highlighted at the G20 meetings in 2017 and again in 2018. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been shown to account for the creation of significant numbers of new jobs, but an estimated two billion people around the world lack access to an account for even the most basic...
Dawn Miller Chubb
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, Dawn Miller, Senior Vice President of Chubb, elaborates on the powerhouse potential of SMEs and the number of challenges they are facing. She also shares more on the progress Chubb is making as they reach SMEs through technology. Miller said, “SMEs comprise 90 percent of the world’s businesses. [After]...
From supporting sustainable agriculture in Burkina Faso to tech start-ups in Kenya, here’s a snippet of IFC's work across Africa.
World FinTech Report 2018
Capgemini and LinkedIn, in collaboration with Efma, developed the World FinTech Report 2018 based on a global survey encompassing responses from traditional financial services firms and FinTech firms including banking and lending, payments and transfers, investment management, and insurance. Questions sought to yield perspectives from both FinTech...
Join More than 11,000 SME Finance Experts on the SME Finance Forum LinkedIn Group
The SME Finance Forum LinkedIn provides an opportunity for financial experts to view the latest news, reports, data and discussions regarding the SME finance field. The group is comprised of more than 11,000 bank executives, investors, advisory service providers and financial technology experts, who share knowledge, spur innovation, and promote...
Early Lessons on Regulatory Innovations to Enable Inclusive FinTech
Technology-enabled innovation in financial services (FinTech) can extend the benefits of financial inclusion to millions of unbanked and underbanked people around the world. However, the rise of FinTech presents many regulatory challenges - for emerging and developing economies in particular. Consequently a number of regulators in advanced,...
Digital Commerce and Youth Employment in Africa
The Mastercard Foundation in partnership with BFA released Digital Commerce and Youth Employment in Africa, new research that shows 80 million young people will benefit from the rise of digital commerce in Africa by 2030. These findings indicate that the digital commerce sector has the potential of disrupting the future of work on the continent...