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Case Study: the UK’s Investing in Women Code

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

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.

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Ecosystem Plays to Solve for Lifecycle Needs – Mastercard & KCB Bank

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.