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Payments trends shaping future #DigLitBootcamp

Payments trends shaping future 26 May 2020 Tuesday, 11:00-12:00 (Warsaw, Amsterdam, Sarajevo) CLICK TO REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR The webinar starts with overview of trends in the payment methods, while identifying the key drivers for change and its main players. We are talking about payments potential uses for disbursement of loans and collection of installments by MFIs. Next, we are ...

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Leveraging Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Microfinance #DigLitBootcamp

Leveraging Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in microfinance 5 May 2020, Tuesday, 11:00-12:00 (Warsaw, Amsterdam, Sarajevo) TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE Robots are no longer about the future. A quiet revolution has been happening for years. More and more intelligent machines and industrial robots are capable of performing routine tasks faster and more efficiently than humans; as a result, they replace millions of ...

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The Contribution of the Fintech Sector to Financial Inclusion and Health – A Review of Opportunities and Challenges

The case studies present findings on the current state of the fintech industry in six countries: (UK, Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine, Turkey and the Czech Republic) in the context of their potential contribution (positive and negative) to financial inclusion and financial health of individuals and small businesses. The summary paper offers a comparative analysis of fintechs’contribution to financial inclusion and health ...

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Fintech Pitch at the MFC-EMN Annual Conference – Request for proposals

Request for proposals for Fintech Pitch at the MFC-EMN Annual Conference Sofia, Bulgaria, 4-5 June 2020 Fintech Pitch Objective The overall objective is to create a space for innovation and partnership building in Europe and Central Asia. We invite technology companies working with business lenders, fintechs, microfinance institutions and other types of finance players. This dedicated fintech pitch will allow ...

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Fintech Panorama in Czech Republic – Mapping Results Presentation Event

On 27th November Czech Fintech Assocation presented the results of the fintech mapping study requested by Microfinance Centre. Kinga Dąbrowska from MFC took part in this event. The objective of the research was to learn about fintech sector and its potential for contributing to financial inclusion and health The research revealed that there are over 100 fitnechs in Czech Republic, ...

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Insurance Ltd Receives the 10th European Microfinance Award in Recognition of Its Response to “strengthening Resilience to Climate Change”.

At a ceremony held at the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg, Paulette Lenert, Luxembourg Minister for Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, presented the 10th European Microfinance Award to APA Insurance Ltd of Kenya. Since 2006, Luxembourg Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, the European Microfinance Platform and the Inclusive Finance Network Luxembourg have been awarding a €100,000 prize to the ...

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Microfinance Centre at LendIt Fintech- September 2019, London

You may have thought finance and technology are not female domains. We want to prove you it’s changing and that the microfinance sector is a pioneer in women employment. We encourage you to read our short note from LendIt Fintech summit in London, attended by Katarzyna Pawlak and Aleksandra Karabon from MFC. Katarzyna Pawlak  Microfinance Centre’s Deputy Director has discussed ...

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#DigLitBootcamp: Basic Skills and Knowledge for Digital Transformation

  MFC has launched a new initiative –  Digital Literacy Bootcamp, a series of webinars with experts and high profile practitioners. Check out more HERE. Why #DigLitBootcamp?  The Bootcamp aims at building strong foundation for digital transformation processes in MFIs by targeting basic skills, knowledge and capabilities related to digitalisation among MFI staff and management. The topics covered include choosing ...

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MFC Unveils Mapping Study at the Fintech Connect Launch Event in London

The Microfinance Centre presented the findings from its new fintech mapping study at the Fintech Connect Launch Event #FTC19LAUNCH in London on 3 July 2019. Study results were presented by Jean-Stephane Gourevitch, moderator of a panel discussion entitled “How fintech and innovation supports financial inclusion in the UK“. Study findings show that startups and innovators see new opportunities, with a ...

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Exploring the Relationship between Fintech and Financial Inclusion at the MFC Annual Conference 2019

When the first Fintechs appeared, experts predicted they would usurp mainstream finance—later scaling back their predictions to mere ‘disruption’. The increasingly dominant view, however, is that while Fintechs will catalyse advances in the finance industry as a whole, they are likely to do so as collaborators with astute incumbents, rather than direct competitors. The landscape of future collaboration between Fintechs ...

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