Gates Links Technology, Banking Services for Poor

Friday, October 3, 2014

BOSTON—Bill Gates is banking on digital technology to bring financial services to the world’s poor.

“Rich people take for granted loans, insurance, banking” and other financial services that poor people have little access to, Mr. Gates said in an interview Thursday before delivering the keynote address at Sibos, a banking-industry conference in Boston.

Source: The Wall Street Journal (Subscription required) (link opens in a new window)

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