LONDON, 15th October, 2020. Trade Finance Global (TFG), the leading trade finance fintech, has been selected to join the Mayor of London’s scaleup programme.

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The London & Partners Mayor’s International Business Programme (MIBP) has announced its 17th cohort, for Autumn 2020, comprised of scaleups in the financial, business services, technology, creative, urban and life sciences sectors.

The programme assists London-based scaleups fulfil their international growth ambitions, providing access to mentorship, expert advice, virtual trade missions, focused e-workshops & events, and introductions to potential business partners.

TFG has joined the Financial, Business Services & Technology sector track of the MIBP. London is Europe’s leading fintech hub, according to investment data from London & Partners.

TFG will benefit from strategic partnerships with Microsoft, Collinson, KPMG, Lloyds, Taylor Wessing and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, among others, as partners of the MIBP.

Alumni of the programme include Checkout.com, Monzo and Revolut.

Robin Abrams

“We are excited about the opportunities presented by the MIBP as TFG moves into the next stage of growth, and looks to expand the business internationally from our London base”

said Robin Abrams, Director of TFG.

Deepesh Patel, Director, added:

“The global trade finance gap stands at $1.5 trillion per year (and growing) and we are in the middle of both the Covid-19 crisis and the Brexit transition period. This is the time to push forward UK trade.”