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7 Trends for the Future of Fintech for Financial Inclusion

By Amee Patel Nearly four years ago, when Accion Venture Lab made its first investment, we set out to fill...

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Disruption via Touch: NeoGrowth’s Take on Fintech

By Jackson Scher We at Quona had the opportunity to host P.K. Khaithan, CEO of one of our portfolio companies, NeoGrowth. During...

Going High Touch in a High Tech World

Going High Touch in a High Tech World

By Ganesh Rengaswamy and Jackson Scher Quona Capital is an early growth-stage venture firm focused on financial technology for underserved...

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A Change in Behavior: Innovations in Financial Capability

By Center for Financial Inclusion staff After over a year of research, we at the Center are excited to launch...

Grassland: Filling a Gap in China’s Microcredit Industry

By Radhika Shroff and Alice Tang The micro credit industry in China today is as diverse as it is large,...

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Cash is Still King in Nigeria

By Paul Breloff and Amee Patel As fintech futurists, we’re often cast in the role of cash killer and digital...

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How an App Promotes Personal Finance in Colombia

By Liza Guzman How an ingenious tech-based program is building financial capabilities in Colombia Having access to a bank account...

Digital Savings Circles: Challenges and the Road Ahead

Digital Savings Circles: Challenges and the Road Ahead

By Amee Patel, John Plaisted and Nancy Widjaja For decades, traditional savings circles (also called ROSCAs in the U.S., tandas...

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Konfío and the Future of Small Business Lending in Mexico

By Nancy Widjaja Are you passionate about startups? Intrigued by how entrepreneurs get their inspirations, raise money to fund their...

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Grading 3 Fintech Ads at the Super Bowl: Two Fumbles and a Touchdown

By Amee Patel and Paul Breloff If you’re anything like the Venture Lab team, you found yourself glued to the...