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Looking back

By Jitske Cnossen Whilst not having touched Dutch soil yet, as I am writing this blog 14.000 feet up in...

Accion CEO Michael Schlein interviewed at Mashable's Social Good Summit by Jason Abbruzzese

Fintech for Good: Accion at the Social Good Summit

By Jim Rosenberg Last week in New York, we were thrilled to join the Social Good Summit, an annual two-day...

Zoona: a DNA that represents change

Zoona: a DNA that represents change

By Jitske Cnossen After returning to Lusaka, I can reflect on the great week in Cape Town I just had....

Good day, how may I help you?

Good day, how may I help you?

By Jitske Cnossen Cactus is one of Zoona’s largest partners in Zambia. They have a little over 50 well located...

Transport of booths in Zoona truck

If you want to get the job done, better do it yourself.

By Jitske Cnossen When I joined Zoona’s set-up team for a day, I witnessed a very smooth transportation and installment...

Liping Li, an SME small business owner, sells her wares in Songshan district, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.

SME Enterprise Solutions: A fintech Investor’s Perspective

By Will Rayner and Amee Patel Over the past few months, we’ve seen the emergence of an exciting new class of enterprise...

On-boarding at Zoona

By Jitske Cnossen Accion’s Ambassadors program offers me the opportunity to work for a little over two months at Zoona....

Big Data: Big Risk, Big Return

By Dwijo Goswami How ‘big’ is Big Data? This question is often confronted with a flurry of statistics. 1 out...

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New Emerging Markets Report Shows Banks Lead Financial Inclusion

By Michael Schlein Over the last few years, we’ve made great progress in expanding financial access for those left out...

fintech companies use mobile phones to connect clients to their financial services

Adapting to Disruption: MFIs Consider Fintech

By Micaela McCandless I’m sitting in a conference room surrounded by CEOs and board members from microfinance banks throughout Latin...