finleap connect’s Italian market team is growing and further developing banking solutions for SMEs
A warm welcome to our newest Italian market team members in Milan! They joined us with deep SME knowledge and will further develop our banking solutions for SMEs. As announced today, the SME business banking platform Penta decided to close its business operations in Italy to focus on their core market in Germany. finleap connect will take over the great team.
“finleap connect is already a strong partner for banks and SMEs in Europe. Now, we are building on this strength in Italy by adding valuable team members and further expanding our expertise. We are very happy to keep their know-how and deep understanding of SMEs’ needs within the finleap ecosystem and look forward to reshaping SME banking services together”, says Marco Berini, General Manager finleap connect Italy.
Digitization and globalization have dramatically changed, but existing banking products have remained the same. This is where finleap connect identified an increasing market need and decided to enhance its product offering to banks – building digital banking solutions dedicated to their SME customers. Together with Italian banks, the joint goal is to improve the SME user experience and to put customer centricity at the core of banking services. As the digital products are integrated in existing services of the bank, it’s a smooth process and there remains a single point of contact for the customer. From the banks’ point of view, these enhanced banking solutions also enable them to create a strong USP and to clearly differentiate themselves from their competitors.
Stay tuned for upcoming product and customer news from our Italian market team, and feel free to reach out to Giorgio Fiorentino to learn more about the opportunities to enhance your banking services.
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