SME Finance Forum Launches New Website

United States

The SME Finance Forum, managed by the IFC, launched its new website, featuring a fresh look and over 200 knowledge resources on SME finance including data, tools, research and best practices. The website is available at

Although an overwhelming majority of jobs in emerging economics are created by SMEs, access to finance remains one of the key challenges for their growth. In an effort to address this challenge, the SME Finance Forum enables knowledge-sharing and collaboration among key stakeholders, including financial institutions, development agencies, policy makers and researchers.