The Global Economy: Heightened Tensions, Subdued Growth

June 4th, 2019 – The global economy has slowed to its lowest pace in three years. It is on track to stabilize, but its momentum is fragile and subject to substantial risks. International trade a...

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IBM Blockchain targets SMEs with launch of tiered ‘pay-as-you-grow’ model

June 19th, 2019 – IBM has launched “Version 2” of its enterprise-blockchain platform, but beneath the technical innovations lies a much-changed pricing model. Until now, IBM offered a single “...

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Meeting between WUSME President Gian Franco Terenzi and EuCham – European Chamber President Michele Orzan

REPUBLIC OF SAN MARINO, May 28th, 2019 – On 16th May, 2019, in the Headquarters of San Marino, WUSME President Gian Franco Terenzi and EuCham-European Chamber President Mr. Michele Orzan held a ...

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Mexican entrepreneurship association partners with Facebook to support Latam startups

June 10th, 2019 – Latin American startups can anticipate accessing workshops as well as online courses following a collaboration between the Mexico Entrepreneur Association (ASEM) and Facebook. ...

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Major Banks Buy Into Blockchain-Based Trade Finance Allowing SMEs To Profit

May 15th, 2019 – Everyday produce from around the world is shipped and moved to the far corners of the globe for customers to buy with such ease that little thought is given to the inner working...

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Visa sends blockchain-based B2B payments network live

June 12th, 2019 – Visa has announced the commercial launch of its cross-border payments network, Visa B2B Connect. According to the company, the network allows financial institutions to quickly ...

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The platform forges new ways to make financing easier and more available for small and medium businesses

AMSTERDAM, June 10th, 2019 – Fintech company, Factris has launched a new version of their Finance Automation for Business platform or the “FAB” platform for short. This new platform ...

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Meeting of the Board Special Committee

REPUBLIC OF SAN MARINO – On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019, the WUSME Board Special Committee held a meeting in the Headquarters of San Marino. President Gian Franco Terenzi and Board Members Giorgio...

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UBA, AFD sign partnership to support SMEs in Africa

June 1th, 2019 – Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc and the Agence Française de Development (AFD), France’s public and solidarity-based development bank Wedne...

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IP is a key component in sustained SME development, new study finds

May 31th, 2019 – The European Union IP Office (EUIPO) and European Patent Office (EPO) have teamed up to present a report on the relationship between IP activity and the growth potential of Euro...

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