The very real $2 trillion credit gap
Small businesses around the world are forced to work in difficult environments, and severely lack access to credit. The current credit gap is estimated to be an astonishing $2 trillion.
Essentially, the system's broken...
It’s controlled by the Central Banks, highly constrained and strictly over-regulated. Through regulation, local financial institutions are actually instructed to block SME’s from receiving funds from International or individual investors, making it tough to realize their true business potential.
The cost of trust provision between lenders and borrowers is also too high. Businesses struggle for reasonably accessible financing due to the lack of effective international marketplaces, and transparent pledge security registries.