Michael Schlein

Banks and Fintech Startups are Working Together to Accelerate Financial Inclusion

Banks and Fintech Startups are Working Together to Accelerate Financial Inclusion

By Michael Schlein The newest report from the Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) at Accion and the Institute of International Finance (IIF) discusses the value of...

Inclusive Fintech Leaders Meet to Accelerate Innovation

Inclusive Fintech Leaders Meet to Accelerate Innovation

By Michael Schlein Last month, Accion Venture Lab, FMO, and Quona Capital hosted the CEO Forum and Fintech for Inclusion Global Summit 2017. These...

How Microfinance Institutions Can Integrate Fintech

How Microfinance Institutions Can Integrate Fintech

By Michael Schlein Latin America pioneered commercial microfinance, leads the world in inclusive financial regulation, and has fewer financially excluded...

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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...

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What I Learned at LendIt

By Michael Schlein Last week, I had the opportunity to speak at LendIt, an annual gathering which brings together venture...

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Michael Schlein: Institutional Investor Fintech Finance 35

By Accion Accion CEO Michael Schlein was interviewed by Senior Contributing Editor Jeffrey Kutler from Institutional Investor as part of the 2016 Fintech Finance 35....

What’s Next for Accion

By Michael Schlein Three billion people live in or near poverty. They are left out of, or poorly served by,...

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Fintech for Good: 6 Takeaways from Money 20/20

By Michael Schlein Money 20/20 is always an exciting conference that demonstrates the bold, innovative new ideas that are disrupting...

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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...

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The Problem With Credit and How to Fix it

See if you can spot the problem with how we provide individuals and businesses with access to credit: We get...