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ASEAN Integration’s Impact on Philippine Banking

By Bruce MacDonald As 2016 New Year’s resolutions went, few matched the enthusiasm, ambition and fragility of the commitment made...

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More than Microfinance: Financial Literacy in India

By Usha Gopinath In the village of Sarai Kaji outside the city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, India, a woman...

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How a Tech Startup Helps Small Businesses in India Grow

By Jackson Scher We at Quona had the opportunity to host P.K. Khaithan, CEO of one of our portfolio companies,...

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The Problem With Credit and How to Fix it

See if you can spot the problem with how we provide individuals and businesses with access to credit: We get...

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MMLP and the Winter of China’s Microfinance Industry

By Amy An and Dandan Wang China’s economic growth rate has recently dropped to the lowest point in 25 years. As...

How a Small Business Can Drive Economic Growth

By Lauren Rosenbaum If there was a way to reach full employment in America, wouldn’t we all know about it?...

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Making a Difference with Organic Farming in Mexico

By Jordan Coriza To start a business is to take a leap of faith. That’s what farmer Emma Guadarrama and...

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Going High Touch in a High Tech World

By Ganesh Rengaswamy and Jackson Scher Quona Capital is an early growth-stage venture firm focused on financial technology for underserved...

Understanding the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap

By Radhika Shroff On International Women’s Day, at The Business of Inclusion: Global Prosperity through Women and Girls Empowerment, I...

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A Change in Behavior: Innovations in Financial Capability

By Center for Financial Inclusion staff After over a year of research, we at the Center are excited to launch...