More roadmaps, stakeholder support needed for Asia’s transition finance: study

September 27th, 2022 – MORE guidelines, financing and support are needed from governments and other stakeholders when it comes to transition finance in Asia, a new study has found. The Asia Tran...

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How E-commerce supports entrepreneurship and growth of SMEs in Africa

September 22th, 2022 – Entrepreneurship is a key component of economic growth in many countries. In addition to fostering innovation, research, and industrial development, entrepreneurship also ...

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European SMEs face challenges with payments speed, study shows

September 1th, 2022 – Banking-as-a-Service provider Vodeno has issued a study showing that European SMEs have concerns about the speed of payments and the need to modernise the system. The surve...

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Meeting of the Permanent Commission on Social Issues and Women Entrepreneurship

REPUBLIC OF SAN MARINO – September 19th, 2022 – The Permanent Commission on Social Issues and Women Entrepreneurship of WUSME held a virtual meeting on Sept 19th to discuss the work of the com...

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Digital Vs Embedded Lending: Two Major Financing Trends In Latin-America To Look Out For

NEW YORK – September 19th, 2022 – As per an OECD report, small businesses represent 99% of the businesses in Latin-American countries and create 67% of the employment. Most businesses are ...

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How RegTech Powers SME Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia

September 15th, 2022 – t is no exaggeration that SMEs are the backbone of the economy. According to the World Bank, SMEs represent about 90% of businesses and over 50% of employment worldwide. I...

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Is it Time for South African SME’s to Flick the Switch to Solar?

September 15th, 2022 – The economic challenges in South Africa are daunting for most businesses. When coupled with the impact of load-shedding, there are compelling reasons why many small and me...

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Ethereum Merge: what it means for the crypto-currency industry

September 19th, 2022 – With the crypto-currency market under pressure in recent months, a long-awaited software upgrade to one of the most popular crypto platforms, Ethereum, was made public las...

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WUSME at the Africa Climate Week in Libreville, Gabon

WUSME participated in the Africa Climate Week (ACW 2022), from 29 August to 2 September 2022 in Libreville, Gabon. The event was co-organized by the UNFCCC in collaboration with UNDP, UNEP, World Bank...

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SME Survey: Rising Prices, Increased Cost Of Inputs, and Lack of Finance Raise Danger for Global Food Systems

September 14th, 2022 – Food is becoming much more expensive. Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus are collectively major producers of wheat, maize, sunflower oil, natural gas, and fertilizers, and the R...

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