India is at the forefront of inclusive fintech innovation. But it’s often difficult for Indian fintech startups to build and grow their businesses, while distributing the benefits of their work among their low-and middle-income (LMI) customers. MicroSave Consulting (MSC) is participating in a Financial Inclusion Lab, providing technical assistance to fintech startups serving India’s LMI segment. Authors at MSC share six key insights from their work that could be helpful both to startups, and to the investors, consultants and other organizations that support them.
Speculating on the Future of Financial Inclusion: Predictions, Solutions (and Warnings) for the Next 20 Years
We live in extraordinary times: In the next 20 years, futuristic technologies like drones, driverless cars, virtual reality and robotics will transform communities and entire industries. Meanwhile, says MSC founder Graham Wright, breakthroughs in areas like artificial intelligence, big data and mobile connectivity will have a similar impact on financial inclusion. Wright makes some bold predictions, and highlights the trends and technologies that are likely to play important roles in the sector’s development.
Moving the World Toward Meaningful Financial, Social and Economic Inclusion: Welcoming Our Newest Partner, MicroSave Consulting (MSC)
NextBillion is proud to announce our newest partner: MicroSave Consulting (MSC). The organization is a boutique consulting firm that has been a leading voice in financial inclusion for 20 years – and we have worked with them informally for years to share their insights and analysis with our readers. As we expand these collaborations into a formal partnership, we're looking forward to boosting our coverage of MSC's ongoing efforts to push the world towards meaningful financial, social and economic inclusion, unlocking the benefits of financial access for low-income customers.