- The mobile money revolution is just getting started.
- Some 1.7 billion people and 200 million businesses worldwide still lack access to savings and credit services at formal institutions, but the World Bank is pushing to get them banked by 2020.
- The growing class of newly-banked consumers presents investable opportunities in the form of innovative financial services and beyond.
Mobile money services that empower individuals to conduct financial transactions without a formal bank account are already yielding positive economic and social returns in frontier and emerging markets. And the revolution is just getting started.