Financial inclusion remains a global challenge, with a considerable section of the world’s population needing access to basic financial services. According to the World Bank, around 1.7 billion adults are unbanked, which means they need access to formal financial services. While there has been improvement in recent years, a significant gap still needs to be… Continue reading Financial Inclusion: Bridging the gap with fintech
Corporate financing and investment banking are two terms that are frequently used interchangeably yet have unique roles in the complicated world of finance. While both are essential components of the financial ecosystem, they serve different tasks and cater to different areas of a company’s financial demands. Understanding the key differences between these two tasks is… Continue reading Corporate Financing vs. Investment Banking: What’s the Difference?
Transparency is a fundamental cornerstone of trust in any lending relationship, and it has special significance in the context of small business lending. The expansion of the economy, the creation of new jobs, and innovation are all significantly influenced by small enterprises. Small firms frequently encounter difficulties obtaining capital due to the complexity of the… Continue reading Importance of making the Indian Digital Lending Sector more Transparent
The availability and use of inexpensive financial services by all segments of society is a major driver of economic growth and poverty alleviation. In a varied and large country like India, achieving comprehensive financial inclusion has unique problems. However, the Business Correspondent (BC) model has emerged as a revolutionary force, bridging the gap between traditional… Continue reading How is the Business Correspondent model boosting financial inclusion in India?
Financial inclusion refers to the process of ensuring access to affordable financial services, such as banking, insurance and credit, to all sections of society, particularly the underprivileged and low-income groups. Data Points to understand Financial Inclusion The need for Financial Inclusion Addressing poverty – Financial inclusion can help to alleviate poverty by providing access to… Continue reading Financial Inclusion; the need and future
The evolution of Indian banks migrating to digital channels can be traced back to the early 2000s when the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) started promoting the use of electronic payment systems. The introduction of the National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) in 2005 and the Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) in 2010 were significant steps toward… Continue reading Indian banks migrating to digital channels; more on the evolution
The financial industry has transformed noticeably over the years. It revamped its traditional methods of service to be more customer-centric in its approach. To a large extent, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a critical enabler in this transformation. Today, the financial industry is majorly based on building itself as a customer-centric domain and providing never-like-before… Continue reading AI Trends that will Revamp the Fintech Arena
The start of the ‘technology era’ was a turning point for human evolution. The invention of ‘the wheel’ was the beginning of one of the most important eras of humankind. Over the years, technology along with its surroundings has evolved manifold and today, it is upholding several aspects that humankind as a society is striving… Continue reading Technology’s Role in Financial Inclusion
With thousands of Fintechs in the market constantly experimenting with newer products and services, the idea of bringing it all to a single platform was quite anticipated. However, Fintechs are now expected to do much more. Fintechs began by designing a virtual universe where customers could choose from a range of products and services; however… Continue reading Fintechs designing the ‘One Platform’ Concept
Digital banking in India is expected to grow with a CAGR of 23.1% from 2022 to 2030. NBFC growth is also estimated to hit $5 trillion in 2024. E-Banking existed as an additional service before COVID-19. However, after the pandemic, globally, the concept of Internet banking has changed. Indian banks have achieved phenomenal growth by… Continue reading The Future Of Online Banking In India
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions in banking operations. Consumers have become more demanding and so, risk management must be robust. According to leading banking professionals participating in the Deloitte Banking Risk & Regulatory Academy, financial institutions must focus more on credit risk management. The banking structure must restructure and be prepared for forbearance.… Continue reading 7 Types of Risk Management You Must Know About