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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...

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...

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

IndiaStack enables cashless, on-demand financial services for all Indians The traditional financial system hasn’t worked for millions of Indians. The slow...

Innovation in MSME Finance in India

Innovation in MSME Finance in India

Micro, small and media enterprises (MSMEs) are considered an engine of growth in developing economies worldwide, and India is no...

Paarul Dudeja Accion Venture Lab Director of Asia Investments

Introducing Paarul Dudeja, Venture Lab’s Director of Asia Investments

By Vikas Raj We recently welcomed Paarul Dudeja to the Accion Venture Lab team. As Director of Asia Investments, Paarul...

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Demonetization: Behavioral Economics Working Towards Financial Inclusion in India

By Adelina Dasso In November, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetization of 86% of the currency in circulation....

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Key Questions after 10 years of Financial Inclusion

By Kshama Fernandes Almost a decade ago, a group of us came together in India and decided to look at...

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What Does India’s Demonetization Mean for Financial Inclusion?

By Misha Sharma, Project Manager, IFMR LEAD. IFMR is an Accion partner. Last week was a rather challenging one for the...