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With Natural Disasters Getting More Severe, People Need Money to Prepare and Rebuild

Better financial services can help people be resilient in a changing climate Everyone needs access to high-quality financial tools. They give...

Piyush Khaitan of NeoGrowth

Piyush Khaitan of NeoGrowth

“What we’re doing is a new concept.” NeoGrowth, based in Mumbai, is a fintech company that lends to small businesses...

Bunmi Lawson of Accion Microfinance Bank

One Woman’s Effort to End Financial Services Inequality in Nigeria

Q&A with Accion Microfinance Bank CEO Bunmi Lawson Women. Farmers. Entrepreneurs. The people who need loans in Nigeria are the same...

An Inclusive Financial Future Is Driven by Customer Needs and Cooperation

An Inclusive Financial Future Is Driven by Customer Needs and Cooperation

Working Together to Advance Financial Inclusion — Highlights from Money 20/20 By Vikas Raj When some of the world’s most creative...

Q&A: Bridging the Financial Services Gap for Rural and Agricultural Customers

Q&A: Bridging the Financial Services Gap for Rural and Agricultural Customers

Rural finance is on the agenda during European Microfinance Week Far from the bustling financial centers of the city, people...

Why I’m Grateful This Thanksgiving Season

Why I’m Grateful This Thanksgiving Season

By Michael Schlein As we gather with our families for Thanksgiving this week in the United States, I want to thank...

Entrepreneur Nelcy Gamarra accesses the Dialogue on Business program from her mobile phone.

From the Classroom to the Phone: New Digital Training Program for Entrepreneurs

Shoemakers, tailors, bakers — these small business owners are usually experts at their craft, but that doesn’t mean they automatically know everything...

New VentureKast Episode: How First Circle Supports Small Businesses in the Philippines

New VentureKast Episode: How First Circle Supports Small Businesses in the Philippines

Podcast: Addressing the small business credit gap in Southeast Asia “It’s this perfect combination of being able to build a...

Nicole Van Der Tuin of First Access

Nicole Van Der Tuin of First Access

“I wanted to do something that would create more opportunities in places where they are scarce.” First Access, based in New...

Mike Quinn of Zoona

Mike Quinn of Zoona

“If we provide a ‘business in a box’ that allows people to become successful entrepreneurs, good things will happen.” Zoona is an...