CR Identifies Steps That Providers Can Take to Improve Protections and Offers Tips to Consumers for Reducing Risks
Author: Diane McGirr (Diane McGirr)
Chennai-based full stack aquaculture platform, Aquaconnect, has raised $15 Mn (INR 120 Cr) in a Series A funding round led by Lok Capital.
Just over a decade ago, the World Bank set out to survey 150,000 people across 148 countries to create the first Global Findex database, measuring how people make payments, save money, borrow and manage risk.
The Inspiring FinTech Females list recognizes women who are transforming fintech and who are advocates for women and gender equity. Venture Partner Sarah Morgenstern is recognized in the 'Money Movers' category for her commitment to supporting diverse FinTech founders, challenging the status quo, and creating opportunity for all women.
In many African countries, corner shops are woven into the fabric of local communities. Their role in the economy is often underestimated. Despite repeated predictions of their demise, the data is clear, corner stores are here to stay.
December 8, 2022
Flourish’s Diana Narvaez talks with Dinie founders Suzy Ferreira and Andrea Burattini about the backbone of the Brazilian economy—SMBs. Despite their relevance, SMBs are grossly under-banked and have limited access to funding.
Small corner stores is an integral part of India’s local communities; with the right digital tools, they can be an important driver of growth.
Access to funding and lack of support systems are some of the greatest challenges faced by startup founders in sub-Saharan Africa. And while venture capital and founder support programs within the continent are growing, a lot still remains to be done to meet the financing, technology and social capital needs of the especially marginalized groups like women founders.
Last year, MaxAB, the food and grocery B2B e-commerce and distribution platform serving a network of traditional retailers across Egypt and Morocco, raised its $55 million Series A in two tranches; the latter accompanied its acquisition of the Morocco-based and YC-backed WaystoCap.
Global venture capital firm Flourish Ventures is planning to invest in Fintech start-ups looking at increasing its exposure to fintechs focused on embedded finance in retail especially the kirana stores in India, besides fintechs focused on B2B infrastructure platforms and consumer personal finance.