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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...

Now what? The path forward for financial services in a digital world

Now what? The path forward for financial services in a digital world

New paper: Unlocking the power of digital lending to advance financial inclusion By Kathleen Yaworsky There’s no excuse for excluding people...

Amy Stewart, Manager, Global Advisory Solutions at Accion

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

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

Victoria White, Managing Director, Global Advisory Solutions at Accion

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

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

The rapidly changing landscape of digital lending

The rapidly changing landscape of digital lending

Taking stock of the top seven emerging digital lending models By Priya Punatar Last year, Amazon grabbed headlines by giving $1 billion...

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

Part of Accion’s series highlighting women working in financial inclusion When women are economically empowered, children benefit from better household...

What is identity and why does it matter?

What is identity and why does it matter?

Investigating identity as a building block for financial inclusion By Priya Punatar Have you ever opened a savings account? Taken out...

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Does human touch have a place in the age of digital financial services?

When to balance the use of digital and physical touchpoints to deliver inclusive finance By Paul Lamont While on a recent...

How Accion is advancing financial inclusion in Peru

How Accion is advancing financial inclusion in Peru

Originally published on BNamericas by Ulric Rindebro “For 3 billion people, the global financial system doesn’t even exist. Almost 2...

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Using Big Data – and Small Data – to Accelerate Financial Inclusion

By Michael Schlein Every half hour, the internet, mobile phones, and other internet-connected devices generate digital data equal to all...