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DAI Acquires International Asset Management Firm, MicroVest

Acquisition in high-growth ESG/impact investing arena enhances DAI’s ability to spur investment in emerging and frontier economies.

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Mi Siembra Segura: Parametric Insurance to Protect Vulnerable Rural Communities in Colombia, With UNDP

The UNDP's RRF2 program aims to support rural organizations made up of a vulnerable populations.

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CGAP Appoints New CEO

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor announced yesterday that Sophie Sirtaine has been selected as its new CEO after an extensive international search process.

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The Philippines Enhances National Strategy for Financial Inclusion

The refreshed six-year-old National Strategy for Financial Inclusion is meant to make it more current and to reflect the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and greater digitalization of financial services.

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Aden Bank for Microfinance Is to Launch Its Operations and Contribute to Achieving Financial Inclusion

The bank will work in partnership with local banks and financial institutions using best practices in microfinance for provision of Islamic banking services, and will apply an integrated system of financial and non-financial services to support value and supply chains for MSMEs.

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MicroRate's Top Rated MFI List 2021

MicroRate congratulates all of these entities for the remarkable effort in terms of Institutional and Social Performances, even in the face of an adverse context in the places where they operate.

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TenureX and Elucidate Unite to Increase Financial Inclusion Worldwide

The mission of the strategic partnership is to tackle the laborious and outdated approach taken by correspondent banks when onboarding respondent banks and managing the periodic review process of counterparties.

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Mastercard Opens Fintech, Cybersecurity Innovation Lab in Beersheba

The new center will focus on ransomware, digital identity and authentication, platform security, and fraud prevention.

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Private Asset Impact Funds Show Resilience in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Forecast Double-Digit Growth in 2021

Tameo's 2021 Private Asset Impact Fund report analyzes a subset of the impact investing universe, focusing on fund investment strategies that target emerging and frontier markets, with a development finance impact bias.

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Governments Look to Fintech Revolution to Drive Financial Inclusion

Digital advances are providing governments with unprecedented opportunities to improve rates of financial inclusion through fintech-driven programs and solutions.