Michael Schlein

Michael Schlein meeting with Vikram Jetley, the Co-Founder of our partner Aye Finance in India. Michael discusses the importance of finding a career that you love and work-life balance.

How do you pursue your purpose and maintain a work-life balance?

Q&A: Accion CEO Michael Schlein on motivation, balance, and philanthropy Accion’s President and CEO, Michael Schein, is a busy guy....

Sobering news on financial inclusion

Sobering news on financial inclusion

Looking into the World Bank’s Global Findex data By Michael Schlein The World Bank’s recent Global Findex report found that since 2014,...

Aadhaar, Demonetization, and the Future of Finance in India

Aadhaar, Demonetization, and the Future of Finance in India

My Discussion with Vijay Mahajan By Michael Schlein Vijay Mahajan is a hero of mine. A graduate of both the Indian Institutes...

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...

Will fintech realize its potential for financial inclusion?

Will fintech realize its potential for financial inclusion?

By Michael Schlein Later this month, the World Bank will release the standard measurement on global progress toward financial inclusion: the...

Can impact investing rekindle the American dream?

Can impact investing rekindle the American dream?

By Michael Schlein It’s getting harder and harder to realize the American dream. Nearly half of all Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck. Roughly...

Can We Make the Digital Revolution Work for Everyone?

Can We Make the Digital Revolution Work for Everyone?

Technology and Financial Inclusion Come Together at Web Summit By Michael Schlein The phone you have in your pocket is probably...

Michael Schlein Named in Institutional Investor’s Fintech Finance 40

Michael Schlein Named in Institutional Investor’s Fintech Finance 40

Fostering Innovation and Inclusion in Financial Services “We’re finding ways to meet the financial needs of the poor faster, better,...

New Strategies and Technologies Are Making Insurance More Inclusive

New Strategies and Technologies Are Making Insurance More Inclusive

By Michael Schlein Financial services can help make our lives better. They can help us save for the future, seize opportunities,...

Trends That May Change the World

Trends That May Change the World

From big data to digital payments, fintech may help us reach those left out By Michael Schlein We’re living in the golden...