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India’s Paytm Gets $1 Billion Investment, Plans Expansion in a Boost...

Paytm’s billion-dollar round showcases investors continue to see opportunities in serving the underbanked in markets like India. “The very...

Congress Grills Zuckerberg for Pitching Libra as Solution for the Unbanked

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, testifying again today on Capitol Hill, faced pushback from members of Congress skeptical of his claims the social...

King Gold, Relied Upon by Asia’s Unbanked, May Get Challenge from...

Gold is still king in some less developed parts of the Asia-Pacific region. Khmers, Malaysians, Thais and others still use it to...

Accion’s Venture Lab Announces $33 Million Fund to Expand Inclusive Fintech...

Kenyan shopkeepers, Chinese farmers and U.S. migrant workers are all vital parts of the global economy. The formal economy, though, has mostly...

Kiva’s Blockchain Technology Brings Financial Services to Sierra Leone’s Unbanked

Microloan nonprofit Kiva has teamed with the government of Sierra Leone to help bring financial services to the 80% of the country’s...

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency May Spark Financial Revolution In the Developing World

The stars are aligning for crypto to go mainstream as Facebook has announced the launch of Libra, a new digital currency that...

After a Series of Disasters, Facebook Wants to Make Things Right...

Following a series of privacy and misinformation scandals and increasing regulatory probes, Facebook is keen to improve its image as a force...

With Its New Blockchain Company, Facebook May Succeed In Connecting Billions...

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. Earlier this month, Facebook quietly set up a company in Switzerland,...

Who Can Solve a Problem Like Digital ID Fraud?

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to for their impact on industry. There are hundreds of fintech offerings that are aiming to solve...

Rewire Raises $12 Million to Expand Fintech for Migrant Workers

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to for their impact on industry. Rewire, an Amsterdam-based startup that’s developed an international banking platform for...

OakNorth’s Valentina Kristensen: “We’re not coming to the United States to...

Sound Businesses: Profiles of companies and business models we are keeping an eye on. U.K.-based digital bank OakNorth Holdings Ltd. received a total of $440 million last...
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