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Atto helps GDS Link make instant credit decisions

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 23 Jul 2024

GDS Link has tapped Open Banking provider Atto to augment its credit decision processes for global financial institutions.

lending, risk management, SME lending, Open Banking, data

FIS integrates Lendio's technology

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 Jul 2024

Global financial technology company FIS has integrated Lendio’s technology to introduce its new SMB Digital Lending solution and support small businesses in accessing funding. 

partnership, lending, SME lending, SMEs, product launch, digital banking

EIF and kompasbank to provide EUR 175 mln in SME loans

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 08 Jul 2024

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Danish corporate bank kompasbank have signed portfolio guarantee agreements to provide at least EUR 175 million in loans to Danish SMEs.

SME lending, green finance, investment, funding

Video interview Money 20/20: LHV's approach to banking innovation and expansion

Interviews | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 Jul 2024

At Money 20/20, The Paypers has met with Mike Goodenough, the Banking Services Consultant at LHV, to gain insights into LHV’s plans and strategies in the financial sector.

banks, expansion, banking license, merchant, financial services, payments , card scheme, fintech, SMEs, SME lending

Exclusive interview with Allica Bank – Redefining SME banking

Interviews | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 Jul 2024

Nida Sattar, Allica Bank: The biggest disruptor in business banking ahead is how established businesses are served, offering vast opportunities to simplify processes and spur SME growth.

SME lending, regulation, banking

iBusiness Funding to acquire Funding Circle's US business

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Jun 2024

UK-based lending platform Funding Circle has announced its agreement with iBusiness Funding to sell its US business for nearly GBP 33 million cash consideration. 

acquisition, SMEs, SME lending, banking, fintech

BridgeFund adopts Mambu cloud platform for SME lending

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 12 Jun 2024

Netherlands-based BridgeFund has opted for Mambu’s cloud banking platform to enhance its SME lending operations in the Dutch market and beyond.

partnership, cloud, SME lending, Open Banking

Cultivating Open Finance momentum: UK fintech collaboration

Voice of the Industry | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 Jun 2024

Ezechi Britton MBE, CEO of Centre for Finance, Innovation and Technology (CFIT): Enhancing SMEs' finance access through better data-sharing is the next step in the UK's journey towards Open Finance and Open Data.

Open Finance, regulation, financial data, SMEs, SME lending, fintech

The future of payments: real-time, instant payout for merchants

Interviews | Payments General | 30 May 2024

Mai Le, co-founder and CEO of SAPI, explores the impact of real-time payments on the industry and how instant payouts benefit SME merchants.

payments , paytech, fintech, ISO 20022, ecommerce, instant payments, real-time payments, cross-border payments, SEPA, PSP, payout, SMEs, merchants, SME lending, payment methods, API, automation

Capital on Tap joins forces with Plaid in the UK

News | Payments General | 23 May 2024

SME credit card and spend management platform Capital on Tap has extended its collaboration with Plaid in a bid to support UK-based businesses. 

partnership, SMEs, SME lending, financial services, Open Banking

TRIVER partners with Experian to support SME lending

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 21 May 2024

Financial information services company Experian has partnered with alternative lender TRIVER to support SME lending.

partnership, financial services, SMEs, SME lending

EMGA partners with Banco Improsa to secure funding

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 23 Apr 2024

Emerging Markets Global Advisory LLP (EMGA) has partnered with Banco Improsa to secure a USD 15 million line of credit.

partnership, funding, investment, SME lending

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