A STREAMLINED CASH FLOW EXEMPLIFIES POSITIVE FINANCIAL HEALTH OF AN MSME
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Cash flow and financial management are extremely important for MSMEs, as it helps ensure that bills and employees are paid on time. This, in turn, helps the business grow. MSMEs fall into one of three categories: manufacturing, service industries, and a combination of the two. Effective management of cash flow is vital to the success of any business, and it…

BANK APPROACHES THE CHALLENGES OF SERVING SMEs
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For SMEs, access to finance is a significant challenge. They need affordable lending solutions, improved credit risk scoring, and less friction. But banks often fall short of these objectives. While each of these approaches has merit, if they fail to commit to one main approach, the result is a hybrid. Banks should focus on the unique challenges faced by SMEs…

JOURNEY TO SME BANKING TRANSFORMATION
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SMEs (Small and medium-sized enterprises) are the strongest hit by the changing environment especially when the crisis arrives. During COVID-19 the case became more worst and then the need for SME Banking Transformation evolved to support SMEs’ success. Towards the beneficial aspects of SME transformation, banks need to have a thorough knowledge of their challenges. Where to start for SME…

BRIDGING THE MIDDLE: SME BANKING TODAY
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SMEs are companies with financial needs that are too large for microfinance but too small for corporate banking models to properly serve. They are a substantial and economically significant sector in almost every country on the planet. SMEs account for over 50% of national output in high-income and several middle-income nations. The SME banking industry is in upheaval. It has…

BILL DISCOUNTING – HOW CAN SMEs BENEFIT
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Bill discounting or invoice discounting is the chance to borrow the sanctioned amount of short-term based funds from a lender on the outstanding invoices that the borrower holds. Small or medium-sized businesses require such funds to continue meeting their daily needs. Let’s take an example from our daily schedule of excessive outstanding in some cases. There may be situations when…

EMBEDDED FINANCE FOR SMEs WITH BANKS AND DIGITAL PLATFORMS
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The technology-driven era of modern society has captured the vast area with ease for a diverse set of activities including financial transactions. Embedded finance for SMEs in the same context is the revolution for SMEs from tiring sessions of banks. Embedded finance provides financial services to SMEs at the right period by reducing friction and opening the new possibility for…

GOVERNMENT SUPPORT OF SME FINANCE
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India has about 60 million+ Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, including registered and unregistered ones. SMEs have contributed about 40% of total manufacturing and 34% of total exports to the Indian Economy. They have become crucial; to the country’s economic growth, leading to employment generation and entrepreneurial development. SMEs are heavily reliant on debts to fulfil their start-up needs, cash…