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Blogs
September 2017

Unlocking fintech innovation with domestic capital

In May 2017, I had the honour of being on a fascinating Euromoney panel about expanding the digital financial ecosystem[1]. One of the many topics that we discussed was the dearth of debt financing available for fintechs and start-ups limiting the potential for scale. The conversation turned to this topic when Daniel Szlapak from Branch, […]

Blogs
June 2017

Unlocking opportunities for the poor ,Part two

Our first blog in this series discussed the Hunger Safety Net Programme and savings groups (SGs), for which we’ve also sought to use market based approaches. Part Two, discusses the use of a market based approach in graduation programmes. Graduation programmes improve the lives of the poor but they do so at a cost. Getting […]