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Satago partners with mmob

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 15 Apr 2024

UK-based fintech Satago has entered a collaboration with mmob, an API adaptor, aiming to enable lenders and corporates to embed its solutions via the latter’s capabilities. 

embedded finance, digital banking, fintech, embedded payments, SMEs, SME lending

ComBank, IFC partner to develop supply chain financing

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 01 Apr 2024

Sri Lanka-based Commercial Bank of Ceylon, ComBank, has recently announced a new partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), to develop a supply chain financing (SCF) strategy that will help the bank to lend more to local SMEs.


lending, SMEs, SME lending, partnership, banks, financial services, financial institutions, financial inclusion, cross-border logistics, supply chain finance, funding

ANEXT Bank secures USD 148 million from Ant Group

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 26 Mar 2024

Singapore-based digital bank ANEXT Bank has secured USD 148 million in added capital from Ant Group, its parent company, as per regulatory filings tracking. 

digital banking, SMEs, SME lending, investment, funding, cross-border payments

Flowpay secures EUR 2.1 million in seed round

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 21 Mar 2024

Czech Republic-based fintech company Flowpay has announced that it secured EUR 2.1 million in a seed round, being backed by Techstars and several other investors. 

SMEs, SME lending, investment, financial services, expansion, artificial intelligence, embedded finance

SME lending totalled GBP 3.5bn in Q4 2023, report says

News | Online Payments | 19 Mar 2024

UK Finance’s Business Finance Review has revealed that SME lending reached GBP 3.5 billion in the fourth quarter of 2023.

report, SME lending, SMEs, financial services

SIX launches SME Sustainability Assessment Solution with Greenomy

News | Payments General | 27 Feb 2024

SIX has launched a new solution enabling the global banking clients of SIX to measure the sustainability performance of their SME clients. 

sustainability , green finance, ESG, report, partnership, SMEs, SME lending

AFS partners with Xpence

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 19 Feb 2024

Bahrain-based fintech enabler Arab Financial Services (AFS) has announced its partnership with Xpence to optimise SME financial management in the region. 

partnership, banking, online banking, mobile banking, digital banking, financial services, financial institutions, SMEs, SME lending

Mastercard expands agreement with Bank of Punjab

News | Payments General | 15 Feb 2024

Global card issuer Mastercard has announced it expands its partnership with Bank of Punjab to cover the commercial segment and redefine payments for Pakistan’s SMEs, freelancers, and gig workers.


partnership, digitalisation, financial inclusion, SMEs, SME lending, digital payments, cash flow, credit card, debit card, corporate card, freelance economy, gig economy, Issuer, payments , B2B payments

Solva raises USD 20 million investment

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 04 Jan 2024

Kazakhstan-based working capital solutions provider Solva has announced that it raised a USD 20 million investment backed by the Sawiris family and ZCP. 

investment, funding, SMEs, SME lending, financial services, financing

Aye Finance raises USD 37.18 million

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 15 Dec 2023

India-based startup Aye Finance has raised USD 37.18 million in a funding round led by British International Investment.

startup, investment, funding, financial inclusion, SMEs, SME lending

MDP enters a strategic alliance with Mastercard

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 06 Dec 2023

Egypt-based payments and card issuing platform MDP has integrated Mastercard’s digital assets and white-label applications to become a one-stop-shop processing services hub.

payment processing, digital assets, SME lending, BNPL, banking

Nucleus Commercial Finance secures GBP 200 mln

News | Payments General | 30 Nov 2023

Nucleus Commercial Finance (NCF) has announced up to GBP 200 million in new funding from NatWest to strengthen its SME loans business.

funding, lending, SME lending, SMEs, financial inclusion

Trade Ledger partners with 10x Banking

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 28 Nov 2023

Trade Ledger has announced its partnership with 10x Banking to optimise commercial lending with secure and comprehensive account creation and lending solutions. 

partnership, product launch, banking, SMEs, lending, SME lending, online banking, digital banking, mobile banking, financial services, financial institutions, banks

Cashflows launches Cashflows Advance to support SME funding

News | Payments General | 27 Nov 2023

UK-based fintech Cashflows has launched the Cashflows Advance service to help eligible merchants access funding in a frictionless way.

SME lending, product launch, fintech, payments

Funding Circle partners with Atom Bank

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Nov 2023

UK-based lending platform Funding Circle has partnered with Atom Bank to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with convenient access to funding. 

partnership, funding, financing , online platform, banks, financial services, SMEs, SME lending

Alba Bank supports SME lending by tapping nCino

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 21 Nov 2023

UK-based Alba Bank has adopted the nCino Cloud Banking platform in a bid to support small- and medium-sized businesses in the UK.

partnership, cloud services, SME lending, cloud banking

Enfuce partners with Funding Circle

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 16 Nov 2023

Finland-based card issuing and processing company Enfuce has partnered with UK-based lending platform Funding Circle to launch its new credit card for small businesses.

SMEs, credit card, digital banking, lending, SME lending

Interview with Accenture on improving SME banking with Embedded Finance

Interviews | Payments General | 07 Nov 2023

Olivia Jeavons from Accenture talks about the pain points of SMEs and how Embedded Finance can help improve them.

SME lending, fintech, banking, embedded finance, embedded payments, embedded lending, API, Accenture

ABC Finance partners with Uswitch

News | Payments General | 30 Oct 2023

UK-based ABC Finance has partnered with Uswitch to provide invoice finance through its online invoice finance comparison tool. 

lending, SME lending, partnership, online platform, funding

Iwoca receives a new GBP 200 million funding line

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 17 Oct 2023

UK-based small business lender iwoca has received a new GBP 200 million funding line with initial commitments from Barclays and Värde Partners.

funding, investment, SME lending, embedded lending