Take advantage of listing support fund for SMEs – GSE to entrepreneurs

Posted by - March 31, 2021

The Ghana Stock Exchange is urging businesses to take advantage of the available opportunities on the capital market to raise funds to boost their operations. Deputy Managing Director of the GEE, Abena Amoah, hinted that the establishment of the listing support fund is to attract small businesses to list on the market without any financial

Access Bank Introduces SWIFTPAY to support SMEs

Posted by - March 3, 2021

In the bid to facilitate payments between SMEs and their retail customers, Access bank Plc has unveiled SWIFTPAY. The solution is a digital payment service that facilitates the receipt of business payments by enabling customers make quick, easy and secure digital payments on social media platforms to merchants. The Group, Head, Emerging Businesses, Access Bank

MTN Nigeria Introduces Programme to Support SMEs

Posted by - August 21, 2020

MTN Nigeria has introduced The Revv Programme to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The Revv Programme seeks to address major macro level issues specifically in the areas of re-igniting the economy and driving digital inclusion for SMEs. Adopting a four-pronged approach that includes masterclasses, access to market, productivity tools

Wema Bank launches Collateral-free Loan for SMEs

Posted by - August 4, 2020

As part of its effort to provide access to finance for SMEs to grow their businesses, the financial service company, Wema Bank has introduced SME loan products that are collateral free to support businesses. A statement from the bank explained that businesses in need of working capital finance could get up to N10 million without

FMDQ Securities Exchange Provides Long-term Funding for SMEs

Posted by - August 19, 2019

The FMDQ Securities Exchange Plc, recently transformed into a full-blown securities exchange, had announced it move to create new entities that will assist in the development of the nation’s economy. The Managing Director of FMDQ Securities Exchange Plc, Mr. Bola Onadele Koko, revealed this at a media briefing in Lagos. He explained the rationale behind

UBA pledges more funding for SMEs in Africa

Posted by - July 26, 2019

The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has pledged more funding for the growth and development of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SME’s) in Africa. The General Managing Director, UBA, Mr Kennedy Uzoka disclosed today in Abuja at the opening of the UBA Market Place. The UBA Market Place is an entrepreneurial fair, with exhibitors

Investment One introduces Mentorship Programme for SMEs Growth

Posted by - June 3, 2019

Investment One Financial Services Limited has launched a mentorship programme aimed at helping small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) grow and contribute to the economic growth of the nation. Commenting on the Launch, The Chairman of Investment One Financial Services Limited, Egbert Imomoh, the financial group decided to take on the challenge of mentoring SMEs

Stanbic bank now offers collateral-free lending service for SMEs

Posted by - April 8, 2019

Stanbic Bank Ghana recently launched a banking product which will allow for Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs) to access loans from the bank without providing any form of collateral. According to the bank, this is in line with the recognition of SMEs as better placed in gratifying various socio-economic objectives of the country. Known as

Microsoft, First Bank push digital transformation of SMEs

Posted by - March 25, 2019

Multinational technology giant, Microsoft, has teamed up with First Bank in a partnership that will assist Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria to adopt digital transformation of their businesses. The partnership, seen as a win-win for all parties, offers SMEs in Nigeria a more flexible way of accessing business tools that will aid their