MFC Research Results

MFI Digitalization Pathways. Monitoring Progress in Microfinance Digital Journeys [Research Paper]

This paper summarizes the results of research conducted among MFC members on the digital solutions. Results are presented against the MFC’s Digital Transformation Framework to illustrate the scope of the digitalization. Our research shows that MFIs’ digitalization efforts focus primarily on credit processes (both its internal processes and its customer-facing processes). Other aspects of the digital journey are receiving less ...

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Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Microfinance Sector in Europe [Research Paper]

This paper summarizes the data collected by the Microfinance Centre (MFC) through a survey of microfinance institutions in Europe to assess the impact of COVID-19 crisis on the situation of microfinance institutions and their clients. The results show that while the pandemic touched all countries in the EU, the severity of its impact was markedly different, from very strong in ...

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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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Innovations in EU Policy and Legislation

“Innovations in EU Policy and Legislation” aims to inform MFC members of the implications of recent EU legislation and policies in financial services, and to assist them in identifying potential market opportunities. Read the paper:  Innovations in EU Policy and Legislation

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The Fintech Market in Ukraine – The Current State of the Fintech Sector And Its Potential to Contribute to Financial Inclusion and Health

The case study presents findings on the current state of the fintech industry in Ukraine in the context of the potential contribution (positive and negative) to financial inclusion and financial health of individuals and small businesses.   Read the publication: UKRAINE_FINTECH CASE STUDY  

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The Fintech Market in the United Kingdom – The Current State of the Fintech Sector And Its Potential to Contribute to Financial Inclusion and Health

The case study presents findings on the current state of the fintech industry in the UK in the context of the potential contribution (positive and negative) to financial inclusion and financial health of individuals and small businesses.       Read the publication:  UK_FINTECH CASE STUDY  

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The Fintech Market in Turkey – The Current State of the Fintech Sector And Its Potential to Contribute to Financial Inclusion and Health

The case study presents findings on the current state of the fintech industry in Turkey in the context of the potential contribution (positive and negative) to financial inclusion and financial health of individuals and small businesses.       Read the publication: TURKEY_FINTECH CASE STUDY

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The Fintech Market in Poland – The Current State of the Fintech Sector And Its Potential to Contribute to Financial Inclusion and Health

  The case study presentss findings on the current state of the fintech industry in Poland in the context of the potential contribution (positive and negative) to financial inclusion and financial health of individuals and small businesses. Read the publication: POLAND_FINTECH CASE STUDY

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The Fintech Market in The Netherlands – The Current State of the Fintech Sector And Its Potential to Contribute to Financial Inclusion and Health

The case study presents findings on the current state of the fintech industry in the Netherlands in the context of the potential contribution (positive and negative) to financial inclusion and financial health of individuals and small businesses. Read : NETHERLANDS_FINTECH CASE STUDY  

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