Financial Inclusion

Driving Financial Inclusion With BNPL and Smarter Decisioning

While news headlines broadcasting Buy Now, Pay Later’s (BNPL) incredible adoption trajectory are a daily occurrence, innovative lenders know that BNPL offers more than a growth story. It’s an opportunity to make headlines about how their business is empowering consumers

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Mambu: Fintech Innovation Could Solve Indonesia’s Financial Inclusion Challenges

A recent study of 2,000 global consumers by Mambu, a banking and financial services platform, revealed that both banked and unbanked individuals feel underserved, with 56% of banked customers claiming that there are other services they should be able to

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Fintech Innovation Key to Improving Financial Awareness and Accessibility in Vietnam

A recent study of 2,000 global consumers by Mambu, a banking and financial services platform, revealed that both banked and unbanked individuals feel underserved, with 56% of banked customers claiming that there are other services they should be able to

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Mambu: Financial Literacy Still a Sticking Point Among Singaporeans

A recent study of 2,000 global consumers by Mambu, a banking and financial services platform, revealed that both banked and unbanked individuals feel underserved, with 56% of banked customers claiming that there are other services they should be able to

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Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia Among Top 10 Most Unbanked Countries in the World

Among the top ten most unbanked countries in the world, three are located in Asia Pacific (APAC), namely Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia, according to data provided by British research platform Merchant Machine. Vietnam ranks second in the top ten

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Bank Rakyat Indonesia Bags the Celent Award for Financial Inclusion

Celent, a global research and advisory firm for the financial services industry, announced Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Bank BRI) as the winner of the Celent Model Bank 2021 Award for Financial Inclusion. The award recognizes several initiatives from Bank BRI that

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Intelligently Manage Money with Mobility

Technology has been changing behaviour of people. Many are showing significance reliance on the Internet – mobile network in particular – more than ever. At the same time, technological innovations are led by such behavioural changes. Indeed, successful innovations need

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ABD: Low Financial Literacy Hampering Fintech Adoption in Vietnam

A new research conducted by the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) has revealed a correlation between financial literacy and fintech adoption in Vietnam. The report calls for the country to put more effort into general and financial education programs to

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Experian and Standard Chartered to Bolster Credit Decisioning With Machine Learning

Experian, a consumer financial data service provider, has partnered with Standard Chartered to drive financial access across key markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East by leveraging the “latest technology innovation” in credit decisioning. Without enough credit bureau data

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Huawei Developer Conference: Brett King Talks Financial Inclusion, Banking 4.0, and More

At the 2020 Huawei Developer Conference held earlier this week, fintech influencer, best-selling author, and entrepreneur Brett King joined the finance tech.session to talk about the role of technology to improve financial inclusion and shared his views on how banking

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