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PODCAST: Time to shine for innovative fintech lenders


AVL’s new podcast series features industry leaders discussing the impact of COVID-19 on their work. This episode features Jacob Haar, the Managing Partner at Community Investment Management (CIM) talking about how fintechs are uniquely positioned to respond to challenges and continue driving inclusive finance in this crisis. “Lending partners that have access to real-time data

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What is the role of regulation in digital finance?

Janet Shulist

Past examples and research have both shown that burdensome or overly prescriptive regulation hinders mobile money innovation and scale. For instance, a study conducted in 2015 found that heavy regulation—such as “an insistence that banks play a central role in the   schemes, together with burdensome KYC and agent restrictions”—was often fatal to mobile

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