Vereinigte Volksbank Raiffeisenbank eG and creditshelf AG have entered into a cooperation agreement to support German SMEs. Corporate customers of VVRB will benefit from creditshelf AG's financing solutions with immediate effect. The Volksbank, with strong local roots and a supranational network of customers and partners, benefits from the cooperation with creditshelf by underpinning its digital orientation, expanding its product offering for companies and strengthening its banking ecosystem. For creditshelf AG, this cooperation is another stepping stone reinforcing the company's multilateral sales strategy. As a strong partner of German SMEs, VVRB now provides its customers access to complementary financing solutions from creditshelf AG. Via its digital platform, creditshelf offers unsecured loans up to EUR 5 million with a term of one month to eight years. The core of creditshelf's platform is advanced risk analytics, expedient digital processes and quick, data-driven decision making.