According to the OECD’s recently published a report titled Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2019: An OECD Scoreboard, the landscape for SME financing has evolved significantly since the financial crisis 10 years ago.
Ever wanted to know more about what Amazon is doing in financial services? CBInsights has put together an insightful report on what they know about Amazon’s foray into banking, financial services and fintech.
The Fintech ecosystem in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is once again very much in the spotlight as OC&C Strategy Consultants, in collaboration with Wamda Capital, have published a 2019 report titled “Tech Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in the United Arab Emirates” identifying a number of
WATCH: Founder and CEO of alqamees, Salman Ali Rao, recently sat down to talk to Eureeca about why this [Men’s Islamic wear.] is such an attractive market and how alqamees are going to accelerate their already impressive global growth. This was an interactive session with an open Q&A…
According to the British Business Bank’s report titled 2019 Small Business Finance Markets, awareness of finance options outside of traditional lending continued to grow in 2018. The report highlights that 52% of small businesses in the UK are aware of peer-to-peer lending, 70% aware of crowdfunding platforms and 69% aware of Venture Capital (up from […]
Before we can look ahead into H2 2019, and the top trends to watch out for in Fintech, we need to rewind and take a look back at 2018. According to a market report by CBInsights, global fintech financing hit a new record topping $39 billion in 2018. Although VC-backed fintech deals declined in Q4’18, […]
According to The Alison Rose’s Review of Female Entrepreneurship, up to £250 billion of new value could be added to the UK economy if women started and scaled new businesses at the same rate as UK men. In an effort to analyse the issues around entrepreneurial gender equality in the UK, the Alison Rose review […]
The SME World Summit 2019, one of the region’s biggest entrepreneurship conferences, took place on the 14th March at the Ritz Carlton DIFC in Dubai. The 6th edition of the summit welcomed more than 1,000 entrepreneurs and SMEs and was designed to get real, vulnerable conversations started and to enable delegates to leave with new ideas and […]