Become A Member

Become A Member

Become A Member
Why join us?

The SME Finance Forum operates a global membership network that brings together financial institutions, fintech companies, and development finance institutions to share knowledge, spur innovation, and promote the growth of SMEs.

Members share a common commitment to advancing finance so that small and medium enterprises can flourish and grow. Join us and become part of a global forum of 114 Members (as of December 2016) dedicated to accelerating SME finance.

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Once completed, please send the SME Finance Forum membership form to Mr. Lechi Zhang at

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  • Banks speak to other banks. Regulators are getting much better at speaking to other regulators and tech firms talk to tech firms. But getting them all to talk to each other is really important and rather unusual. When they come together and think about the problem together, you really see progress.

    Edward Glassman, Group Executive, Global Commercial Products, MasterCard

  • You learn a lot of things. You get to know what the rest of the world is doing. You share experiences. Most importantly, you get to find opportunities where you never thought they existed.

    Issac Awuondo, Group Managing Director, Commercial Bank of Africa

  • It is a forum in the literal Latin, Roman sens of the word: a place where people meet and exchange ideas and goods.

    Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, Group Head of Government Affairs, HSBC

  • The SME Finance Forum connects industry thought leaders and key decision makers to help SMEs all around the world gain access to the finance they need to grow their businesses.

    Diana Wang, CEO, DHGate