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Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part two

Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part two

Part of Accion’s series highlighting women working in financial inclusion At Accion, we’re proud to have a diverse team leading...

Can impact investing rekindle the American dream?

Can impact investing rekindle the American dream?

By Michael Schlein It’s getting harder and harder to realize the American dream. Nearly half of all Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck. Roughly...

Q&A: Entrepreneurs in China  —  A Perspective from Chifeng, Inner Mongolia

Q&A: Entrepreneurs in China  —  A Perspective from Chifeng, Inner Mongolia

Microfinance manager shares her secrets for success financing entrepreneurs By Jim Rosenberg With nearly 5 million residents, Chifeng isn’t a small...

Building Better Lives for Indian Families

Building Better Lives for Indian Families

Five years of providing home financing with Shubham in India In India, too many families lack the funding they need...

The Paygo team at work on their smart meter for cooking gas

7 Fintech Trends to Watch in 2018

Insights from a global seed-stage investor in fintech for the underserved By Amee Parbhoo We’re in the middle of a fintech...

Is India Better Off Without Aadhaar?

Is India Better Off Without Aadhaar?

How to move forward after a data breach affects India’s biometric ID system By Mona Kapoor and Iain Brougham Reports of data security...

The Game-Changing Innovation That Could Bring Financial Services to Millions in India

The Game-Changing Innovation That Could Bring Financial Services to Millions in India

As part of our Best of 2017 series, we are re-publishing some of the top articles from the past year. IndiaStack enables...

One Step Closer to Giving All Indians the Tools to Build a Better Life

One Step Closer to Giving All Indians the Tools to Build a Better Life

Financial inclusion gets a boost as RBL Bank increases commitment to Swadhaar By Abhishek Agrawal 500,000 people in India have been able...

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...