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I know financial inclusion can change lives because it changed mine

An Accion employee remembers his roots in El Salvador and how agricultural microfinance improved his family’s life By Jose Amaya When...

Whether you’re building a business or a social movement, one ingredient is crucial

Whether you’re building a business or a social movement, one ingredient is crucial

Event celebrating female brewers highlights the importance of strategic partnerships By Erika Eurkus A glass of beer is up to 95...

How digital is your institution?

How digital is your institution?

Diagnosing digital maturity for financial service providers Scroll down for our Digital Maturity Quiz By Amy Stewart Over the past...

Men working with wood. Small businesses in Mozambique need financial services

A plan to bring Mozambique’s small businesses the support they need

Socremo brings financial services to the underserved in Mozambique By Robert Ongodia and Rachel Morpeth Mozambique is one of Africa’s...

Aadhaar, Demonetization, and the Future of Finance in India

Aadhaar, Demonetization, and the Future of Finance in India

My Discussion with Vijay Mahajan By Michael Schlein Vijay Mahajan is a hero of mine. A graduate of both the Indian Institutes...

Not just loans, SmartCoin brings financial health to low-income Indians

Not just loans, SmartCoin brings financial health to low-income Indians

Why we invested in SmartCoin in India By Paarul Dudeja The majority of adults in India have little to no formal...

How can we solve Americans’ financial health crisis?

How can we solve Americans’ financial health crisis?

We’re looking for fintech startups that can help Americans build financial health By Rob Stevens Do you have at least $400...

Can investors empower women and lift people out of poverty?

Can investors empower women and lift people out of poverty?

Discussing financial inclusion and fintech on The Finsider podcast By Tahira Dosani Women account for half of any country’s talent base,...

In a changing climate, technology provides a lifeline for farmers

In a changing climate, technology provides a lifeline for farmers

Why we’re investing in Pula to support agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia By Rob Stevens and Amee Parbhoo Smallholder farmers...

Demystifying digital lending to reach the underserved

Demystifying digital lending to reach the underserved

By Michael Schlein Technology has fundamentally changed how we send and receive money, purchase insurance, or even think about currency. It...