Can Fintech Innovation Reduce Financial Inequality?

Financial-technology innovation is accelerating globally, making financial services more affordable, convenient, and secure for individuals and businesses. Billions of people — and entire economies — stand to benefit from this transition, but more work must be done to unlock the full potential of these innovations. What is fintech’s role in driving inclusive economic growth, and what are the steps needed to get there? Can we (and why should we) design and innovate with empathy? Is it possible to find partnerships among financial sectors, policymakers, and regulators to scale innovation and impact?

Festival: 2018

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