Financial Inclusion

Indonesia leads in financial inclusion progress: Global Findex 2017
Electronic money, branchless banking and digitisation of social benefit transfer, have brought new economic opportunities.
Go-Jek acquires three Indonesian fintech startups
Go-Jek acquires three leading fintech business, cementing its leadership in Indonesia’s fast growing payments market.  
Indonesia’s Go-Jek launches Go-Bills
Believes that electronic payments for day-to-day needs can help push financial inclusion.
Survey highlights risks to Indonesian consumers in using digital financial services
MicsoSave and AKSI conduct a national survey to aid the secure growth of digital financial services.
UangTeman to serve Bali, Sulawesi, and Sumatera in 2017
Taking heed of the urgings of its regulator, Indonesian lending platform UangTeman is expanding its service to four new cities.  
Kanopi out to spark a microfinance revolution in Indonesia
Jakarta-based startup Kanopi wants to empower Indonesia’s microfinance institutions to reach more customers, especially the country’s unbanked and underbanked communities.
Tapp Commerce aims to ‘mobilise’ cash-based SEA, starting with Indonesia
Finland-based Tapp Commerce believes its mobile payment technology can bring 'e-commerce down to the street level' across the SEA region.
Of financial inclusion and merchant acceptance
Digital Financial Services have the power to transform the lives of millions living in poverty. However, the lack of merchant acceptance presents a significant obstacle to its success, write Sacha Polverini of the ITU and Carol Benson of Glenbrook Partners.
Telkomsel aiming to change lifestyles with TCash
Telkomsel is pushing its TCash mobile wallet to not only tap a lucrative millennial market, but to also provide financial services to the unbanked.
Banking disruption: It’s about collaboration, not competition
When it comes to financial inclusion, all players – traditional FSIs, telcos, fintech companies and governments – should be working together, seamlessly, to foster a cashless society.
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