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Michael Schlein Named in Institutional Investor’s Fintech Finance 40

Michael Schlein Named in Institutional Investor’s Fintech Finance 40

Fostering Innovation and Inclusion in Financial Services “We’re finding ways to meet the financial needs of the poor faster, better,...

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 We’re in the middle of a fintech boom that could...

Checking In With the Startup That’s Revolutionizing Kenyan Agriculture

Checking In With the Startup That’s Revolutionizing Kenyan Agriculture

Portfolio Engagement: Accion Venture Lab Visits Apollo Agriculture By Coryell Stout Venture Lab recognizes that support beyond capital is critical to...

Can Chatbots like Siri Advance Financial Inclusion?

Can Chatbots like Siri Advance Financial Inclusion?

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

How Lulalend Uses Data to Fund South Africa’s Small Businesses

How Lulalend Uses Data to Fund South Africa’s Small Businesses

Innovation in MSME Finance: Lulalend in South Africa South Africa has one of the largest economies in Africa, but its economic...

Trends That May Change the World

Trends That May Change the World

From big data to digital payments, fintech may help us reach those left out By Michael Schlein We’re living in the golden...

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...

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...

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...