The great SME Financing Conundrum

Banks want to lend to SMEs. In fact research shows that the ROI on credit to SMEs is far better than retail or corporate credit. However Banks are unable to achieve scale in this simply because they are unable to…

The need to involve SMEs in a Supply Chain Finance (SCF) Program

It is a little ironic that while SCF programs are targeted towards providing funding for SMEs, in most cases, SMEs do not play an active role in the program. Most current SCF programs are characterized by Banks directly disbursing the…