Washington D.C., September 2022 – 360tf 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.
“When we started in 2012, we were in an exploratory phase for the first few years. Since 2016, we’ve been implementing our mission to build a global membership to support better SME financing, and since then, we’ve established a network with over 240 active member institutions, which operate in over 190 countries sharing the common purpose of helping under-served enterprises.
We are delighted to welcome 360tf to further grow our mission.” said Matthew Gamser, CEO of the SME Finance Forum.
360tf is a NIMAI group endeavor focused on building a novel ecosphere that instantly connects businesses and financial institutions across the globe digitally, to fund trade flows on the best terms. 360tf provides a seamless solution for Banks and Corporates wherein Banks have the opportunity to underwrite risks and provide working capital to Corporates from across the globe. Facilitated through a bid-like mechanism, corporates receive the best quotes for discounting their transactions on a real-time basis. 360tf is on a mission to bring world-class practices & global pricing levels to SMEs and partnering in their growth while creating a wider reach through digitalization.
"By joining the SME Finance Forum, we hope to connect, learn, lead and partner with other members to contribute to achieving shared goals of supporting SMEs in meeting their financing requirements”, said Vikram Lodha, Co-founder and CEO of 360tf.
About SME Finance Forum
The SME Finance Forum was established by the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) in 2012 as a knowledge center for data, research, and best practice in promoting SME finance. As an implementing partner for the GPFI, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) was tasked with managing the initiative. The Forum operates a global membership network of +240 members that brings together financial institutions, technology companies, and development finance institutions to share knowledge, spur innovation, and promote the growth of SMEs.
To see all SME Finance Forum members, please visit: https://www.smefinanceforum.org/members/member-list
Backed by a decade of Trade Finance expertise 360tf is a Nimai group endeavor to build a novel ecosphere that instantly connects businesses and financial institutions across the globe to fund trade flows on the best of terms. We envision offering businesses instant working capital funding through various Trade Finance products as well as providing insightful analytics to all transaction participants to aid strategy. While 360tf is headquartered in Singapore, Nimai as a group is present in UAE, Qatar, Kenya, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka & India with associate partners and clients in more than 40 countries including significant coverage in Africa, South Asia, GCC & Europe. Nimai group also cherishes 250+ relationships with various Financial Institutions comprising Commercial Banks, Debt and Sectoral Funds, Private Equity Funds, Multilateral Agencies, Alternate Financing Institutional Funds and Development Financial Institutions with a specific focus on Trade Financing. With a track record of facilitating trade finance transactions of USD 2 billion the group is best positioned to digitize financing in the industry through 360tf.
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