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Financial World: Finance-As-A-Service API PlayBook

Data exchange through Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) has become increasingly popular as it facilitates industry wide innovation and increases business agility. This API-oriented approach towards technology architecture has generated a lot of attention. Banks and financial institutions are adapting quickly to rapid changes in consumer and business expectations.

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Global Toolbox: Multilateral Development Banks to Support Private Investment in Europe
It takes more than one organization to advance development. That’s why Multilateral Development Banks are joining forces to support and strengthen private sector investments in developing countries across the globe. The Global Toolbox provides an interactive inventory of instruments available from multilateral development banks to support and...
Global Toolbox: Multilateral Development Banks to Support Private Investment in Asia
It takes more than one organization to advance development. That’s why Multilateral Development Banks are joining forces to support and strengthen private sector investments in developing countries across the globe. The Global Toolbox provides an interactive inventory of instruments available from multilateral development banks to support and...
Global Toolbox: Multilateral Development Banks to Support Private Investment in Africa
It takes more than one organization to advance development. That’s why Multilateral Development Banks are joining forces to support and strengthen private sector investments in developing countries across the globe. The Global Toolbox provides an interactive inventory of instruments available from multilateral development banks to support and...
Credit Information Systems Focusing Small and Medium Enterprises – ELearning Course for Financial Institutions
With a purpose to create knowledge among SMEs and Financial institutions about the Credit Reporting for SME segment, the World Bank Group has developed two compelling and interactive online Learning Courses on this topic. These courses are intended to provide SMEs and lenders with the knowledge about MSME financing, credit information sharing, the...
Credit Information Systems Focusing Small and Medium Enterprises – ELearning Course for SMEs
With a purpose to create knowledge among SMEs and Financial institutions about the Credit Reporting for SME segment, the World Bank Group has developed two compelling and interactive online Learning Courses on this topic. These courses are intended to provide SMEs and lenders with the knowledge about MSME financing, credit information sharing, the...
Verizon's 2017 Payment Security Report
Nearly half (44.6%) of companies failed to protect payment card data on an ongoing basis. Despite the dangers, Verizon’s research shows that while PCI DSS compliance is improving, even among the companies that pass validation, nearly half fall out of compliance within a year—and many much sooner. This report delves into the detail of payment...
56 FinTech Companies in Nigeria, Three Serve SMEs
Nigeria has an opportunity to establish itself as one of the hottest FinTech hubs. Professionals emphasize significant FinTech opportunities in Nigeria that could potentially redefine the financial services landscape over the next five years. Let’s Talk payments, has identified and listed 56 FinTech companies in Nigeria. Included in the list are...
MEDICI Powered By Let's Talk Payments
MEDICI is FinTech’s premier global knowledge database with 7,400+ FinTech company profiles, 200+ research items, 5,000+ insights from Let’s Talk Payments, and direct engagement. MEDICI is created, designed, and curated by a team of global FinTech experts who understand SME Finance Forums members’ need for global, contextual FinTech knowledge...
Toolkit for Impact Evaluation of Public Credit Guarantee Schemes for SMEs
Credit guarantee schemes (CGSs) are an increasingly popular form of government intervention in credit markets to ease access to finance for SMEs. CGSs are established to improve access to finance for SMEs and in some cases to deliver other important results such as investment and jobs. However, a crucial public policy question is whether or not...
Do Credit Guarantee Scheme Help De-risk SME Lending?
SMEs are responsible for delivering so many economic benefits, but a lack of access to adequate finance is one of the biggest constraints SMEs face worldwide. It is estimated that between 50% to 70% of SMEs in emerging markets are either not funded or under funded by the formal financial sector. To address these issues, the World Bank has focused...