The 2017 CGAP Funder Survey reports funding commitments from 54 international funders, both public and private, as of the end of 2017. The survey show that international funders committed US$42 billion to financial inclusion in 2017 – a growth of approximately 12 % . Development finance institutions (DFIs) are driving the growth in public funding; […]
Three years after the adoption of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, there is a consensus that public and private finance will both be needed—at scale—to meet the SDGs. Blended finance is receiving increasing attention for its potential to maximize the catalytic impact of concessional finance by sharing risks […]
Inclusive Fintech 50 is a brand-new competition that will identify promising early-stage fintechs driving financial inclusion around the world.
This initiative, funded by MetLife Foundation and Visa with support from Accion and IFC, aims to make early-stage fintechs more visible to investors and other partners that can help them scale and reach the 3 billion financially underserved people globally. Additionally, it will help investors in their efforts to identify and […]
EU Launches EUR 1 million Business Development Services Pilot to contribute to the Financial and Social Inclusion of Refugees and Migrants
As part of the EaSI programme, the EU has launched a EUR 1 million pilot, the Business Development Services Pilot (the “BDS Pilot” or the “Pilot”), to further strengthen the provision of BDS to refugees and migrants and therefore contribute to their financial and social inclusion.
The objective is to provide partial coverage for the costs […]
30 Janvier 2019
Dans sa Carte Blanche RTL Radio du 30 janvier 2019, Michel Maquil parle de la question de la sécurité informatique des services financiers.
Pour lire la Carte Blanche en luxembourgeois ou français cliquez ici
Face to Face with InFiNe.lu Members: Perrine Pouget, Transaction Manager in Inclusive Finance at the European Investment Fund (EIF)
An interview with Perrine Pouget, Transaction Manager in Inclusive Finance at the European Investment Fund (EIF)
How did you get involved in inclusive finance?
I have spent my entire career in the microfinance sector since 2004. At the end of my Masters in Finance, I realized I wanted to apply my financial skills for a “good […]
Luxembourg, 29 January 2019
InFiNe.lu took the opportunity of the arrival in Luxembourg of OKO, a Fintech start-up specialised in agricultural insurance to organise a presentation for InFiNe.lu members on new technologies and crop insurance. OKO has recently started its activities in Mali in partnership with a local insurance company.
Simon Schwal, Founder and CEO of OKO, […]
Luxembourg, 28 January 2019
Judeh Jamal, CEO of DAMAN SMEs, a not for profit organisation aiming to sustain and support the microfinance sector to continue their activities in the marginalized, poor communities in Palestine, was in Luxembourg and presented to InFiNe.lu members and Luxembourg public an overview of the situation of micro and small enterprises in Gaza […]
30 members sharing their willingness to promote access for all to good quality, affordable and responsible financial services
InFiNe.lu Publication “Inclusive Finance: Looking to the Future. A perspective from Luxembourg”
14 events organised on inclusive finance topics
Workshops and webinar for members with renowned experts in SME Finance
InFiNe.lu in 2018
Dissemination of knowledge and good practices with specific roadshows […]