In 2019, the UK government and private sector leads created a voluntary pledge that commits FSPs to provide data on financing for WSMEs. The Code has been signed by more than 100 banks and investors across the UK. This case study codifies the process behind the Code and shares key lessons learned for other countries to develop similar models.
Rise FinTech Insights: Diversity in FinTech
This report focuses on diversity within FinTech. People often equate technology with innovation and regard the ‘Tech’ in FinTech as the main transforming drive in the sector, but equally important is how thinking differently about problems can lead to radically innovative solutions. And the best way of thinking differently is by encouraging diversity – putting different people, ideas and experiences together. This report provides insights and resources on promoting gender, cultural and ethnic diversity across a range of activities, from hiring employees and funding entrepreneurs to boosting financial literacy in communities. It also features the views of a range of founders from our global Rise FinTech ecosystem whose impact is felt across financial services.
Women By Design
Learn more about the GBA-Mastercard Women By Design partnership in this video.
Ecosystem Plays to Solve for Lifecycle Needs – IFC
In this 2018 Summit panel, Sharmila Hardi discussed three of IFC’s ecosystem plays focused on childcare, housing and non-financial services that are helping solve for women’s lifecycle needs.
Ecosystem Plays to Solve for Lifecycle Needs – Mastercard & KCB Bank
During this 2018 Summit panel, Eva-Maria Baumer from Mastercard and Annastacia Kimtai from KCB Bank presented Jaza Duka, a groundbreaking partnership to extend credit to SMEs based on inventory transaction data.
Ecosystem Plays to Solve for Lifecycle Needs – McKinsey & Company
Paul introduced this 2018 Summit panel by mapping discussants’ plays around the 12 large network economy ecosystems McKinsey & Company sees emerging in the next several years.
The Future of Financial Services for Women
Offering a glimpse into how the financial services ecosystem will evolve to serve customers more effectively in the future, McKinsey & Company’s Paul Jenkins kicked off the 2018 GBA Summit by discussing the particular impact this will have on financial services for women.