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Fintech Pioneers Discuss Innovations Driving Financial Inclusion

At TechSparks 2023 Delhi edition, industry leaders discussed how fintech innovations, including tailored products, data-driven risk assessment, and sustainable finance, are reshaping the financial landscape.

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Investing in Climate Tech Innovation in Africa

This report includes insights into the sectors, technologies, target users, geographies, founder characteristics, funding trends, and exit paths of climate ventures in Africa.

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Fintech Innovation for Smallholder Agriculture: A Review of Experiences

This publication analyzes and illustrates some of the most interesting business models and innovations brought forward by fintech companies that have sought to address the common financing constraints associated with small-scale agriculture around the world.

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Fintech DiiMO Closes A $1.2 Million Investment to Drive Financial Inclusion in Central America

El Salvador’s fintech, DiiMO, is promoting financial inclusion in Central America with a successful Pre-Series A financing round.

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IMF Endorses CBDCs to Bolster Fintech and Financial Inclusion

Speaking at a Singapore event, the Managing Director of IMF Kristalina Georgieva highlighted the potential of Central Bank Digital Currencies to enhance financial inclusion and fintech development.

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Grab Enables In-App Cashless Payments Via Fintech MoMo

The integration of MoMo into the Grab app allows MoMo to expand its services on one of the most popular platforms in Vietnam.

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Fintech Innovation Lab New York Opens Applications for 2024 Class

Applications are now open for the Fintech Innovation Lab New York, a program founded by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City.

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Koree, a Cameroonian Fintech Emerges as Winner of the 2023 Ecobank Fintech Challenge

Koree from Cameroon is the competition’s first ever female-led fintech winner having beaten eight other finalists to claim the top prize of $50,000.

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Open Banking and Inclusive Finance in the European Union: Perspectives From the Dutch Stakeholder Ecosystem

This working paper examines the impact of the revised Payment Services Directive and open banking platforms on inclusive finance in the EU, with a focus on the Netherlands' fintech ecosystem.

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Fintech for Who? Demand for Digital Financial Services and Fintech in Tanzania

This paper explores the drivers of demand for digital financial services and fintech: perceived cost, perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, perceived risk, and social norms.