Efma articles

Square opens pop-up store in the UK
05 September 2017
Square opens pop-up store in Birmingham to offer advice to small business owners across the region.

Giving financial access to neglected sectors
31 August 2017
Gonzalo Kirberg says that fintechs are making the financial industry more accessible and transparent. 

CaixaBank partners with Alibaba
27 August 2017
CaixaBank and Alibaba sign an agreement to support sales from Spanish businesses in China and purchases made by Chinese tourists in Spain.

Aegon gives leg up to UK SMEs through online lending platform
26 August 2017
Aegon has entered a strategic partnership with online lending platform, Funding Circle. In the first year, the move will provide a cash boost for 2,600…

Emirates NBD launches 'Advance Account'
26 August 2017
Emirates NBD announced the launch of ‘Advance Account’, which will enable employees of the bank’s payroll customers who are new to the…

Banker's view
Listen to your customers and evolve with their needs
09 August 2017
Luiz Carlos Brandao Cavalcanti Junior, departmental director at Banco Bradesco, explains how the Net Company Bradesco app is improving the way it serves…

Zoodel launches international services for Iranian SMEs
28 July 2017
Iran’s leading B2B marketplace, Zoodel, has launched banking and financial services to help the country’s SMEs extend their reach at a global…

Video feature
Fibabanka: Simplifying SME banking
18 July 2017
FIBABANKA Turkey’s Emre Ergun highlights how big data, IoT and blockchain could help banks to give SMEs better access to financial products and…

Launch of Liquidshare, the European blockchain fintech for SME post trade
17 July 2017
BNP Paribas, CACEIS, Caisse des Dépôts, Euroclear, Euronext, S2iEM and Société Générale with the support of Paris…

Video feature
Raiffeisen Bank International: Keeping the human touch
11 July 2017
In an interview at Efma’s SME Summit this March, Raiffeisen Bank International’s Ferenc Berszan shared why it’s important for banks…

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