With high smartphone penetration, a surge in digital adoption accelerated by the pandemic, and a population still largely unbanked, Southeast Asia is...
In today’s episode, we’re joined by Tilman Ehrbeck, Managing Partner at Flourish Ventures, a venture firm focused on improving the financial health and prosperity of people around the world. Flourish invests in segments including Challenger Banks, consumer and SME lending, personal finance, data analytics, insurance and financial infrastructure in countries in the Americas, Africa and Asia.
The vast majority of Bangladesh’s consumer economy happens through small shops shackled by logistics, scale and access to capital. ShopUp aims to bring some of the fintech and financial inclusion principles we have seen elsewhere to this highly populated and fast-growing country.
July 14, 2021
With the pandemic and economic lockdowns, people around the world adopted new habits - work from home, online shopping and online banking. The trend of introducing traditional financial services—such as online payments and online credit—into apps that consumers use daily took off.