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Disability Inclusion: 3 Key Insights from India

By Mandana Nakhai Since I’ve written a good bit about microfinance these last weeks, I want to turn back to...

What all regulators must do to promote financial inclusion

Making national-level commitments to financial inclusion is one of the most effective ways that policymakers can help more people gain...

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Grading 3 Fintech Ads at the Super Bowl: Two Fumbles and a Touchdown

By Amee Patel and Paul Breloff If you’re anything like the Venture Lab team, you found yourself glued to the...

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Mobile Money and the Limitations of Cash in Malawi

By Kirsty Gray The first thing I noticed when I arrived in Lilongwe, Malawi was cash. While Zambia rebased its...

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Franchising in Paraguay: Beyond Microfinance

By Dennis van Erp The World Wide Web tells us that: “traditional franchising is when a firm with an established...

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Empowering Young Women in Rural Paraguay

By Jordan Coriza Every business begins with a vision. But Francisca Romero’s idea of a vocational school was more than...

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How Alternative Data Can Promote Financial Inclusion

By Michael Schlein Last week, leaders from around the gathered in Davos, Switzerland for the 46th World Economic Forum (WEF)...

Investment Opportunities and Challenges in China’s Internet Finance Space

Investment Opportunities and Challenges in China’s Internet Finance Space

By Alice Tang I recently traveled to China to meet with a number of local investors in the internet finance space...

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Steve Gross: The Missionary of Microfinance

By Jordan Coriza   If Accion’s 53-year history were represented as a pie chart, it might arguably have only three...

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3 Reasons Microfinance Still Matters

By Emma Kelsey “Banco Occidente, Banco Caja Social, Citibank, BBVA…” Don Hugo listed off the banks he had taken loans...