Tag Archives: Fintech

Digital Literacy Bootcamp is Back!

Last #DigLit semester was pretty intensive for the Bootcamp adepts. We are not slowing down though – each Tuesday this fall, as usual at 11:00 CET you will have an opportunity to learn about indispensable digital solutions for MFIs. The webinars are free of charge and are conducted by experts in their fields. Here you will find everything you need ...

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InsurTech for Microfinance #DigLitBootcamp

InsurTech for Microfinance [track 3] 8 September 2020, 11:00 CET  (Warsaw, Amsterdam, Sarajevo) REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR  Technology is a key enabler for pushing the boundaries towards new distribution models, on demand services and unprecedented level of customer interaction. Sheer scale is no longer the only way to build a market and to become profitable: it’s increasingly about granular data ...

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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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Digital Finance Tech Handbook

“Digital Finance Tech Handbook” is a short and practical handbook for microfinance managers in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) that aims to build an understanding of the main technological trends and solutions that support future growth. Read the publication: TECH HANDBOOK

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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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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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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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The Western Balkans and Eastern Europe Regional Conference “Regulating Digital Financial Services”

Date:  September 5-6, 2019 Location: Skopje, North Macedonia Topic: Regulating digital financial services – Making it work to benefit everyone Geographic scope: the Western Balkans and Eastern Europe The Alliance of Microfinance organizations is organising the regional conference in cooperation with its members: Savings house Moznosti, Savings house FULM, Microcredit foundation Horizonti and the Macedonian Enterprise Development Foundation, with support of the ...

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