was at the Global SME Finance Forum 2018 organised in Madrid on November 5th – 7th, 2018. shared a stand together with ADA. It was the opportunity to launch new publication « Inclusive Finance: Looking to the Future. A Perspective from Luxembourg ».

This year forum topic was « Reaching the Informal: the Role of Finance in Improving the Growth and Productivity of SMEs« . The conference showcased perspectives of industry leaders, expériences of practitioners and financial innovations contributing to improved access to financing for micro, small and medium sized enterprises from around the world. It explored how innovation in technology, regulation and partnerships can help overcome various informality problems, and open up a far larger market for profitable, sustainable, responsible financial services.

Furthermore, the winners of the Global SME Finance Awards – that recognize outstanding achievements of financial institutions and fintech companies in delivering innovative products and services to their SME clients –  were announced during the event.