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Effective Regulators Talk to the Private Sector

> Posted by Susy Cheston, Senior Advisor, CFI

There was good news from the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) yesterday: the announcement of a partnership… 705 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

World Bank reports massive drop in number of unbanked

From 2011 and 2014, 700 million people became account holders at banks, other financial institutions, or mobile money service providers, and the number of unbanked individuals dropped 20 percent to 2 billion adults, according to the 2014 Global Findex released this week. 426 more words


Financial inclusion and alternatives to mainstream banking for all families

All families have needs. Having a place to live, paying the bills, acquiring a means of transportation or simply being able to make and receive payments with a bank account. 364 more words


Musoni commits to help MFIs measure poverty

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The Microcredit Summit Campaign welcomes Musoni Services as the newest Campaign Commitment maker, joining a global coalition of 56 other commitment makers working to help 100 million families lift themselves out of extreme poverty. 605 more words


Key step in P2P lending to transform the banking system

LendingClub announces partnership with Citigroup

LendingClub announced on April 14th that it is partnering with Citigroup. Lending Club is the world’s largest peer-to-peer lending marketplace. In December 2014 LendingClub made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange and raised nearly $860 milion in the first ever-initial public offering for an online lending platform. 295 more words



There is a crack in the banking industry! All effort in brick and mortar is the condemnation of this decade.

Well, banks are collapsing as we watch! 505 more words


Friday Five

  1. It’s a bit of a missed post, but it’s interesting how the tiny community of Tristan da Cunha is trying redesign their community with the 21st century in mind.
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