AlexBank launches business passport product to empower Egypt SMEs

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AlexBank, a member of Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo, announced Tuesday the launch of its Business Passport, a fully-fledged proposition of value added services (VAS) specifically customized to empower the small and medium-sized enterprises in Egypt.

The Business Passport offers them essential tools and services to support the growth and modernization of their business and to facilitate their work flow by making them more efficient, proficient and successful in their activities.

“We want to accompany the Enterprises, especially SMEs and SBs, to accelerate their efficiency and growth by facilitating their access to technology and professional services.” said Dante Campioni, Managing Director and CEO of AlexBank.

“Our aim is to grow the level of trust of SMEs and Entrepreneurs towards the banking sector, by promoting us as a true partner for their businesses aiming to support them not only financially, but also with technical advisory and access to innovative solutions backed by the latest technology.”

The Business Passport will provide customers with a bundle of non-financial value added services encompassing offers, special offers on the business telecom bundles and Website Builder, managed services, an advanced online financial education platform and support to entrepreneurial associations.

Participating SME customers will enjoy access to:

  • The AlexBank SME Business Passport discount booklet with a selection of more than 30 offers granting discounts up to 30,000 Egyptian pounds as part of their welcome pack, ranging from catering, travel, hotel, printing and electronics.
  • Etisalat Misr provides AlexBank clients with state of the art enterprise solutions and technological products in addition to special offers for voice and business solutions to aid them in running their businesses more efficiently.

Bookkeeping and financial reporting services in addition to monthly payroll processing services including  monthly social insurance and tax  calculations, provided by BDO ESNAD at unbeatable discounted rates.

An online Website Builder that allows customers to create their own company website for free or at an extremely low cost, working totally on their own or through the guided professional assistance of LINK Development. Customers will be able to select industry specific templates available in both Arabic and English. The Website Builder will be accessible via the ALEXBANK Business Passport website

Access to the   SME toolkit web platform offering a wide range of value added articles, tips, online training courses on business basics, as well as business writing, accounting & finance, human resources, sales and marketing, operations, and technology tutorials helping entrepreneurs to learn and implement sustainable business management practices.

With the launch of the Passport, ALEXBANK aims to strengthen also its strategic alliance with key business associations, such as the Egyptian Junior Business Association (EJB), providing them access to numerous networking opportunities, business missions and workshops.

AlexBank Business Passport is available to all the bank’s current and new customers holding a business account and can be viewed on AlexBank’s official website.