India

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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...

Why are So Few Small Businesses Run by Women in India?

By Melissa Baez and Shweta Pereira Out of 58 million small businesses, only 10 percent are women-owned. How is the...

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Financial Literacy for Women in India

By Brett Cooper Tetra lives in Saketnager, a village on the outskirts of Varanasi, India. The village is comprised of...

SMEcorner Wins Second Place at SURGE’s PITCH Competition

By Pamela Sud On February 22-24, 2016, SMEcorner joined over 5,000 people from 72 countries at SURGE in Bengaluru, India....

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Disability Inclusion: 3 Key Insights from India

By Mandana Nakhai Since I’ve written a good bit about microfinance these last weeks, I want to turn back to...

IFMR: from Rural India to the Bombay Stock Exchange

IFMR: from Rural India to the Bombay Stock Exchange

By Esteban Altschul A conversation with IFMR Capital’s CEO Kshama Fernandes Accion and IFMR share a common vision: an abiding...

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Portfolio Spotlight: SMEcorner

By John Plaisted I recently traveled to Mumbai, India with Venture Lab’s Director of Portfolio Engagement, Tahira Dosani, to work...

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How Countries Can Promote Financial Inclusion

Today, the Economist Intelligence Unit released Microscope 2015, an annual survey that assesses how lawmakers from 55 countries are either...

Dietary differences and health in India versus the U.S.

Dietary differences and health in India versus the U.S.

I was never a big fan of vegetarian food. As part of my everyday diet since I was a child,...

The magic of the auto-rickshaw in Mumbai

The magic of the auto-rickshaw in Mumbai

When you’re in a hurry when it’s 80 degrees Fahrenheit outside and you’re stuck in horrible traffic, your best transportation...