MSMEs

Mobile phones are one of Mexico’s secret weapons for battling inequality

Mobile phones are one of Mexico’s secret weapons for battling inequality

Innovation is improving access to financial services in Mexico By María Camila Gómez and Christina Holman Mexico has one of the...

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New VentureKast episode: How Lidya is building the future for small businesses in Nigeria

Podcast: Creating an innovative platform for funding small businesses in Nigeria “It’s just more difficult than it has to be,”...

Technology Keeps Small Businesses Well-Stocked and Growing in Latin America

Technology Keeps Small Businesses Well-Stocked and Growing in Latin America

Innovation in MSME Lending: Latin America Latin America’s medium, small, and micro enterprises (MSMEs) are as diverse and dynamic as...

How Lulalend Uses Data to Fund South Africa’s Small Businesses

How Lulalend Uses Data to Fund South Africa’s Small Businesses

Innovation in MSME Finance: Lulalend in South Africa South Africa has one of the largest economies in Africa, but its economic...

Innovation in MSME Finance: First Circle in the Philippines

Innovation in MSME Finance: First Circle in the Philippines

By Srishti Kedia The vast majority of businesses in the Philippines — 99% or more — belong in the micro, small, and medium (MSME) category....

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...

Financing China’s Smallest Businesses

Financing China’s Smallest Businesses

By Delia Harrington China’s financial services sector is quickly evolving, in part due to high-profile developments such as the rise...

Kenyan Startups Creatively Bring Capital to MSMEs

By Nancy Widjaja Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Kenya face an estimated US$2-5 billion funding gap, representing one...

Fintech for Financial Inclusion in Latin America: A Reflection from Credit Suisse’s Latin America Investment Conference

Fintech for Financial Inclusion in Latin America: A Reflection from Credit Suisse’s Latin America Investment Conference

By Tahira Dosani Last week I had the opportunity to participate in Credit Suisse’s 2017 Latin America Investment Conference (LAIC)...

New Report: Innovative Lenders Bridging the Small Business Credit Gap

How Data Flows, Tech Tools, and Niche Marketing Can Expand Financial Access for the World’s Underserved MSMEs By Nancy Widjaja...