By Arjuna Costa, Managing Partner Brazil’s 17 million micro-, small- and medium-sized businesses (MSMEs) face a significant credit gap. This is largely...
In episode 19 of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast we talk with Emmalyn Shaw of Flourish. We covered a range of topics including where we’re at on the path to financial inclusion, the best way to increase access to those who need it most, whether or not blockchain based tech is fairer, building diverse teams and boards, advice for founders and a whole lot more.
When one thinks about embedded finance, the first image that comes to mind might be a mobile payments tool in WeChat, or maybe a bank account for Uber workers. What they might not know is just how much work goes on behind the scenes to make those embedded features possible.
April 29, 2021
Don’t miss this engaging conversation between Flourish Investor Smita Aggarwal and Co-founder and CEO Pamitra Wineka of TaniHub Group, a rising agritech startup based in Jakarta, as they sit down to discuss how TaniHub emerged from a challenging year with the COVID-19 pandemic stronger and poised for growth.
February 25, 2021
Join us for a discussion between Flourish Managing Partner, Arjuna Costa and Mateo Jaramillo, CEO and Co-founder of Mexico City-based Heru. They’ll discuss the inspiration behind Mateo’s startup that offers Latin American gig workers digital services and community safe stops.
December 8, 2020
The shortcomings of America’s retail financial systems became evident when the government responded to the economic fallout of the pandemic. The payment system moved slowly—it took as long as three months to get government payments to an estimated 100 million Americans.