SME Lending

Seize the Moment: How Data and Tech Can Bring an SME Lending Surge for Banks

Download this whitepaper powered by Microsoft to learn how banks can maximize opportunities in SME lending and get insights from industry leaders spearheading digital change.

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Banks have a golden opportunity to boost lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In the midst of the pandemic, they are the conduits for billions in state funding to support this crucial segment of the economy. But cumbersome legacy IT systems and outdated risk profiling stand in the way. Agile new competitors are already taking customers away from established banks, even though many companies have existing banking relationships.

How can banks stop this business from flowing away? Taking a data-centric approach can enable banks to streamline risk assessment and loan approvals, create products personalized to their customers’ needs, meet regulatory requirements, and ultimately power this potentially high-growth market to the recovery that all economies need post-pandemic. 

Download this whitepaper to learn about:
  • The current state of SME lending
  • Why banks struggle to lend to SMEs
  • How Fintechs are transforming SME lending
  • How traditional lenders can better serve SMEs
  • How banks can use technology to innovate
  • Why agile banking will benefit the industry