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Ant Financial Teams Up With IFC to Launch Financial Inclusion Program

International Financial Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial), a China-based tech company and the operator of Alipay, announced on Monday the launch of their new 10×1000 Tech for Inclusion program at the 2018 Annual Meetings… Read More

US Fintech Platform Remitly Secures $38M, Expands into Latin America

Remitly, an independent mobile remittance company in the US, announced its receipt of  $38 million in new equity and debt financing from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Silicon Valley Bank. The financing will aid in the company’s expansion to deliver international fund transfers… Read More

Hot Off the Press: World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Finance and Capital: Symbiotic Relationship between Fintech & SMEs

Fintech companies could provide relief for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by helping to close a $2 trillion funding gap for SMEs worldwide seeking credit to grow their business, suggests a white paper released by the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future… Read More

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